By Ally Keefer A question of airport security arose after a shooting in the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport on Friday, January 6. The shooter shot and killed 5 civilians and injured another 8. The gunman, Esteban Santiago, awaited the police’s arrival and went to a mental health facility after being arrested. Due to this tragedy, the airport closed for the rest of the day. According to … Continue reading Problems with Airport Security?
by Ally Keefer Within the first two hours of 2017, a terrorist attack took place in Istanbul, Turkey. During the celebrations of the new year, a shooter entered a nightclub after shooting a police officer and a civilian outside the club. That evening, 70 people were injured–including one American–and 39 were killed. According to The New York Times, no one knew who the shooter was, but … Continue reading Turkey Hit With First Terrorist Attack of 2017
By Ally Keefer A raging fire started on Sunday, November 27, in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, causing more than 14,000 people to evacuate the area. As of December 5, 14 people were killed in this tragedy in the Smoky Mountains (CBS News). This fire wiped out many buildings and cabins. Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is a tourist destination in the Appalachian Mountains. The fire was started at the top … Continue reading The Smoky Mountains Blaze
by Ally Keefer The week before a long Thanksgiving break, the students at BHS will view the play called Deadly Earnest. The cast, crew and directors have been working hard on this show for the past several months and are ready for their peers see it. Emily Taylor, who plays Margie, explains, “It’s not a murder mystery, even though it says deadly in the title.” … Continue reading What is Involved in a Play?
By Ally Keefer Whether you are going to a Halloween party or going trick-or-treating, you will probably need a costume. Most students don’t have the time to make a costume or have the money to purchase one. Here are some easy, cheap and quick costumes to make the night before the event. Pig in a Blanket For this costume, dress in all pink and wear … Continue reading Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes
By Ally Keefer Hurricane Matthew left many devastated in the Caribbean during the first week of October. On September 28, 2016, this deadly hurricane formed near the Windward Islands. The hurricane proceeded to Cuba and Haiti on October 4 as a category 4 hurricane. On October 6, the hurricane struck the Bahamas. Following the Bahamas, the hurricane targeted Florida on October 7. It then moved … Continue reading Hurricane Matthew Devastates the Lives of Many
By Ally Keefer As Homecoming approaches, students at BHS are asking people to the dance. Everyone wants to be asked out in the most perfect way. Although most proposals are cute, sometimes we all would like to see a funny one. Since these are rare and hard to find, here are just a couple for ideas or laughter. Continue reading Best Homecoming Proposals
by Ally Keefer As we get past the first few weeks of school, we all start remembering the pain of waking up each morning. The night before, we are either catching up on homework or making sure that we are caught up on our Netflix homework. Either way, around 11, some of us decide we should probably head to bed. Then, at 6 a.m. the … Continue reading How to Survive Early Mornings