The Winter Formal returns to Bellbrook High School

By Claire Webster This year the winter formal returns to Bellbrook High School for the first time since the school year 2019-2020 thanks to the work of Supportive Peers members.  Supportive Peers, advised by Mrs. Rivero, is one of the many clubs at BHS. It pairs seniors and juniors with other students or peers in the school district with special needs or learning disabilities.  Three … Continue reading The Winter Formal returns to Bellbrook High School

Winter Guard prepares for the season to come

By Claire Webster Rifles fly through the air as flags are twirling in the hands of the panting girls who are determined to win. While the rifles fall gracefully back into the hands of their owners, the flags continue to fly throughout the air.  Their feet hit the tarp as they drop their rifles and flags and grab the other props to complete the ensemble. … Continue reading Winter Guard prepares for the season to come

Men’s Lacrosse hosts first-ever tryouts

By Claire Webster Sweat rolls down the backs and grass sticks to the bottom of their cleats of the men’s lacrosse team members as they go through their first day of tryouts. The sticks in the players’ hands are in the air ready to catch the ball. The anticipation lingers in the air.  They know they now have to work very hard to not get … Continue reading Men’s Lacrosse hosts first-ever tryouts

Cross Country runners finish strong

By Claire Webster Whether they’re on the course or at practice, cross country runners are running, because running is life. Cross country practices occur at Bellbrook’s course behind Bell Creek Intermediate, or they go to Beavercreek to run on bike paths. “On the other days, we meet near the stadium and run to various places nearby like the middle school, downtown, or the course,” sophomore … Continue reading Cross Country runners finish strong

Pumpkin Auction tradition continues at Bell Creek Intermediate

By Claire Webster This year the Pumpkin Auction raised about $13,000 for the Special Wish Dayton. Now a family can do something that they always wanted to do, thanks to the creativity of fifth grade students.  The Pumpkin Auction is where fifth grade students at Bell Creek Intermediate School decorate pumpkins each year pumpkins to raise money for A Special Wish Foundation of Dayton. “This … Continue reading Pumpkin Auction tradition continues at Bell Creek Intermediate

Mrs. Pederson helps shape high school students to be adults

by Claire Webster Mrs. Pederson is the Family and Consumer Science teacher at Bellbrook High School through a Greene County Career Center extension program. In the classes she teaches, she helps students learn skills that will help them in the future. Mrs. Pederson is currently teaching Child Development, Global Foods, Nutrition and Wellness, Culinary Fundamentals, and Personal Wellness. “These courses empower individuals to take action … Continue reading Mrs. Pederson helps shape high school students to be adults

Peer tutors help students find academic success

By Claire Webster Peer Tutoring is an organization here at Bellbrook High School created by Mrs. Rivero that helps students get extra academic help from their peers during the school day.  How did it start? There are many students here at BHS who go to peer tutoring during their study halls to get the help that they need to achieve better grades. Math teacher Mrs. … Continue reading Peer tutors help students find academic success

New bus routes creating confusion for some

by Claire Webster Buses have returned to all of the schools in the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools community with some major changes, causing confusion within the school district. Buses have also now returned to the high school thanks to passing the levy, which causes many changes in the school district. Each of the schools have now changed the time they start and finish, so the bus drivers … Continue reading New bus routes creating confusion for some