by Bergen Eppers Children’s Performing Arts of Miamisburg is taking its own turn on the tale as old as time. On May 13, this children’s theater will be having their last performance of the 1994 Tony Award winning musical Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” at the Memorial Auditorium. Based on the 1991 Academy Award winning movie, “Beauty and the Beast” still adds humor, romance, and action … Continue reading Miamisburg Theater Presents A Tale As Old As Time
by Bergen Eppers You’re walking downtown with bunch of people busy around you and you smell the sweet savory scent of barbecue sauces, the arrangement of spices, burning oil, and of course the light touch of sugar. Feeling hungry yet? The Sugar Maple Festival was filled with people all cramming to have the taste of the festival assortments on April 21-23. Ranging from grilled chicken … Continue reading Sugar Maple Festival: Roller Coaster of Flavor
by Bergen Eppers For many people, getting to see a Broadway show is on their bucket list. There’s the spontaneous singing, extravagant dancing all in sync and beautifully choreographed, and the wonderful stories and plot lines that entertain audiences of all ages from all around the world. But what most people don’t realize is that we have all that experience and more in our own … Continue reading The Broadway Experience IN Our Own Backyard
by Bergen Eppers On Tuesday, March 14, the BHS concert choir performed a mid-seasons concert, this time with the middle school choir. Concert choir is a co-curricular class offered to students interested in expanding their musical knowledge and ability in the vocal level. Throughout the year, they study and learn different pieces of music ranging from lullabies, spiritual, and different languages. In this collaboration with … Continue reading The Stage Is Taken by Angels
by Bergen Eppers Exploring the meaning behind the definition of “We the People” in our declaration, this year’s AP Government class decided to take part in the Center for Civic Education’s program, “We the People.” Offered as a new learning opportunity by Mrs. Snowden, this program is a way to learn and experience government in a real sense and how the Constitution plays a part … Continue reading BHS in Congress?
by Bergen Eppers The music starts and all of a sudden you’re driven to dance. Across the tarp and through blocks, you twirl. Then your group tosses, swirling in sync as they fly in the air…a one single *clink* echoes through the gym as they catch and beam radiantly. The crowd erupts in applause, the sound bouncing off walls and vibrating inside of you, making … Continue reading Winter Guard: Putting the “Bell” in Bellbrook
by Bergen Eppers Thursday, January 26, 2017, Key Club served a meal to approximately 150 people at the Caring Place in Xenia. They served chili, vegetables, chips, and some cookies and Mrs. Kaffenberger’s own cherry dump cake. The Caring Place takes place in the basement of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Xenia. For those in need of volunteer hours or a desire to help out in the … Continue reading The Caring Place: A Way to Help in Your Community
It’s a new year and the temperatures are still low (or if you’re in Ohio, you’re still waiting for them to) and your closet just isn’t agreeing with the season. Need an update? Here’s some opinions and favorites of the winter fashion from your local fashionista: Continue reading Winter Fashion: Life Update
by Bergen Eppers Winter Formal. The school is in a frenzy, proposals everywhere, but what to wear? Added this year by the JROTC cadets, winter formal has brought one main question from the girls: long dress or short dress? Is it another homecoming or close to prom? From recent polls on Twitter and others’ opinions, the most popular answer is short dress, save the long … Continue reading Winter Formal Dress?
by Bergen Eppers For those cold wintry days when you need something special, here’s a quick how-to for one of my go-to drinks: Grab a coffee mug and fill it with milk for how much hot chocolate you want. Now for something fancy. Break off a piece of candy cane and put in the cup. Heat it up in the microwave for one minute. If … Continue reading How to Make the Perfect Cup of Hot Chocolate