By Emma Forshee With spring break just a few hours away, everyone is thinking about how they plan to spend their vacation. Whether you stay at home, or hit the road, this quiz will tell you what your ideal vacation is! You finally get home from a long day of classes. Do you…A. Take a walk?B. Call a friend to talk about your day?C. Start … Continue reading What type of spring break vacation fits your unique personality?
By Emma Forshee A simple internet search will lead to this definition of an ungraded classroom: “a [classroom] that does not formally organize students according to…grade levels.” However, the ungraded classroom is so much more than a simple, unfeeling definition. To many teachers and students alike, the ungraded classroom presents opportunities for extended growth, intellectually and emotionally. The ungraded classroom is structured so that each … Continue reading The ungraded classroom is more beneficial to students’ learning
By Emma Forshee and Claire Webster The lunchroom is a space full of chaos and noise. It houses several hundred students who are all trying to figure out who they are and how they fit in. Some students sit with friends or teammates, laughing and talking, while others sit alone. Whether or not a person has a smile on their face, one cannot know what … Continue reading School culture affects students’ mental health
By Emma Forshee If you’re anything like me, you enjoy walking into a room and smelling the delicious aroma of freshly baked bread. The golden brown crust, perfect crunch, and soft and steamy crumb of a sourdough loaf is one thing I feel I simply cannot live without. Creating such a mouth-watering loaf is easy and very beginner friendly. Here’s how to start. Unlike other … Continue reading Making sourdough has never been easier
By Emma Forshee Upon entering the theater, audience members are handed a program and are invited to take a seat. A heavy, crimson curtain kisses the stage and a rickety ladder peeks out from the orchestra pit. This show, written by Rick Elice, already has the quickly–filling room pulsating with excitement and child-like wonder before it even begins. An imaginative production, “Peter and the Starcatcher” … Continue reading “Peter and the Starcatcher” takes BHS theater in a new direction
By Emma Forshee On Friday, October 28, the BHS cheerleaders hosted a pep rally in the main gym. Students and teachers cheered for the fall sports teams as senior Benton Yoxtheimer announced all of their outstanding accomplishments this past season. The room reverberated with the sounds of the BHS Marching Eagles flashing instruments. Cheerleaders enthusiastically displayed their stunts and encouraged student participation through games and cheers. … Continue reading OPINION – Was the BHS Pep Rally a Flop?
by Emma Forshee Have you ever found yourself in an argument you just can’t seem to win? Maybe you don’t have good comebacks, or maybe you aren’t knowledgeable on the subject. You might spend days replaying that argument in your head, coming up with better things to say. Regardless, there is a foolproof way to win every argument you will ever come across — and … Continue reading How to win an argument
by Emma Forshee For many, the prospect of completing a task list is daunting. However, organization and productivity are not out of your reach. With these three tips and tricks from the experts in organization, you will find yourself excelling in productivity in no time. 1 Write it down. Grace Krane, a senior at Bellbrook high school, says, “Take the time to write down what … Continue reading Three Tips to Increase Productivity