By Abbie Stokes Junya Watanabe’s fall 2022 collection is a most memorable one. Being a mostly black colored theme with pops of earth tones throughout, there are clear inspirations that Watanabe has taken from “generic army surplus and American motorcycle leathers—and with the finesse and drama of golden-age French haute couture.” Watanabe named the collection “the spiraling of winter ghosts,” after a subtitle of a … Continue reading Junya Watanabe Fall 2022 features surprisingly wearable silhouettes
By Abbie Stokes Batman 2022 is a renewal of character depth in superhero movies that audiences haven’t seen in a while, with amazing visuals, lighting, and perhaps the most unintentionally funny moments sprinkled throughout the movie. Robert Pattinson’s emotional and intelligent portrayal of the Batman is not something that audiences have seen often on screen. If anything, this newest iteration of the Batman character is … Continue reading Batman 2022 is a change of pace
By Abbie Stokes Recently, a petition floated around Bellbrook High School and the rest of the school district to get Valentine’s Day — also known as the day after the historic Super Bowl of the Rams vs. the Bengals — off. However, the school district officials rejected the idea of taking off Monday as there is no serious reason to, and that there is also … Continue reading No day off after Super Bowl: calamity days and why they happen
By Abbie Stokes On January 1, a baby penguin chick was hatched under the supervision of two male penguins at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York. Foster parents are often used when hatching extra penguin eggs, but normally the couples are one male penguin and one female penguin. However, last year two male Humboldt penguins, Elmer and Lima, were tested to see if … Continue reading Healthy baby penguin hatched to “gay” penguin couple
By Abbie Stokes Happy (late) New Year everyone! 2022 is finally here, and with the new year comes brand new questions from Bellbrook High School students to answer. If you’ve never read this column before, here’s how it works: students from all grade levels are able to send in any questions they have or issues they need advice on, and we answer and give advice … Continue reading Byrd’s Nest Vol. 3 – New Year, New Questions
by Abbie Stokes Recently over Thanksgiving break, I took a trip to the UK for vacation and to look at different universities. One of the cities I visited was Bristol, a port city on the western edge of England. Five Reasons Why Bristol Is Great Food There are a great variety of restaurants in Bristol- and there are many places that are very accommodating for … Continue reading 5 Reasons why you should visit Bristol, England
By Abbie Stokes Skin care is something that everyone can truly enjoy- everyone has skin, and skin needs moisture, especially nearing the winter months when dryness is most despised. I went on a quest to find an all-around solid moisturizer that is good for all skin types. What I found was the “Peach Slices Snail Rescue Oil Free Moisturizer” from Korean-American brand Peach & Lily. … Continue reading Product Review: Snail slime in skincare?
By Abbie Stokes Welcome to volume 2 of the Byrd’s Nest! This time we’re covering three new questions and providing three new solutions for problems submitted by Bellbrook High School students! Q: How many AP classes to take? How to study for AP exams? A: To be entirely honest, the amount of AP classes you take really depends on what subject you are going to … Continue reading Byrd’s Nest Vol. 2
By Abbie Stokes Bellbrook’s Art 3 and 4 classes are working though a current project of Funky Figures, an exercise in figure drawing and creative expression. Here are a few statements from the Art 3 and 4 students: Staci Z, Senior, Art 4: “It’s very cool and being able to work with Art 3 students is great because it generates more ideas; partnership is also important … Continue reading Art classes enjoy Funky Figures
by Abbie Stokes Welcome to the first edition of the Byrd’s Nest! This will be the first of many articles going over the submissions from the Byrd’s Nest Questionnaire, a place for students to submit any and all questions for Bellbrook Seniors to answer questions and give out advice. Q1: What do you think is the best way to study? A: Studies show that the … Continue reading Byrd’s Nest Vol. 1: Great Beginnings!