By: C.J. Destefani May 14-17, Mrs. Siler and several senior students and adult chaperones traveled to New York City to celebrate their years of involvement with the Bellbrook music department. This annual event, led by Mrs. Siler, one of the Bellbrook High School band directors, takes the high school seniors who were involved in band, choir, or theater in all four years of their high school careers … Continue reading New York City Senior Trip
By: C.J. Destefani With lots of support from Bellbrook Schools, the drive was a success, and on April 21, members of Key Club, including senior Megan Bias, delivered the donated shoes to a Dayton elementary school. All of the children were thrilled, and thanked the students endlessly. This event helped Shoes 4 the Shoeless make a difference for both students who received these gifts and for the … Continue reading Shoes 4 the Shoeless a Great Success.
By: C.J. Destefani Key Club is hosting a district-wide book drive. They are open to collect books from May 7-May 21. These books are donated to kindergarten through 8th grade children from low-income families in the Dayton area to encourage summer reading and education. Key Club has worked hard to put this event together. The leaders of this event, including senior Megan Bias, scheduled and planned … Continue reading Key Club Sponsoring Book Drive
By C.J. Destefani. Across Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Township there are “Vote for Schools” signs in preparation of the upcoming May 5 ballot for Bellbrook Schools’ replacement levy. The current levy expires December 5. The replacement levy calls for $7.92 a month per $100,000 appraised property value. This is an increase, but it is necessary to keep pace with inflation and compensate for the freeze of state funds to Bellbrook Schools, … Continue reading School Levy on the May 5th Ballot
By: C.J. Destefani BHS theater department is going to put the classic, fast-paced, and upbeat musical “Anything Goes” on the Bellbrook auditorium stage. This is a show for any one, any age. The ’30s era show has jazz style music to make it a performance no one will want to miss. Everyone is welcome on April 24 and 25 at 7:00 pm, and April 26 … Continue reading Bellbrook High School Theater Preparing “Anything Goes”
By: C.J. Destefani Her name is Melissa O’Hara. She is a senior at Bellbrook. On February 19-23, Ms. O’Hara, along with over 100 other skilled high school musicians from 49 states and 5 countries, played in the honor band at the Carnegie Hall in New York City. Sharon Lavery conducted the honor band. Melissa says that it is an honor to have been a part of … Continue reading BHS student plays Carnegie Hall
By: C.J. Destefani Bellbrook Percussion Students are at it again as the Indoor Percussion Ensemble (IPE) competition season began with a bang. IPE took first place with its original show titled “Delay” in the Scholastic A class at its first competition in Hamilton, on Sunday, Feb. 1. The members of IPE worked very hard for this first victory and will continue to “practice hard … Continue reading Indoor Percussion Ensemble Wins First Competition
By: C.J. Destefani The Bellbrook Mentor Choir is a great way for students to enjoy music. The program was first offered 3 years ago in the 2011-2012 school year and has taught students of BHS to sing and love music. Mentor Choir is not a class; it is an extracurricular activity that takes place in the choir room during mentor on Tuesdays and Fridays. It … Continue reading Mentor Choir Enjoys the Music