Damar Hamlin’s sudden medical emergency raises questions for local sports

By Grace Krane Football players and fans watched in horror while first responders rushed to the field as the 23-year-old Bills safety went into cardiac arrest on the field for nine minutes January 2.  Hamlin remained alone for only moments while medical personnel rushed to the field to assess his condition. After spending more than a week at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Hamlin … Continue reading Damar Hamlin’s sudden medical emergency raises questions for local sports

Read, watch, and take a walk this fall

By Grace Krane As the crisp fall air makes its way into Bellbrook, it’s only natural to feel the urge to grab your favorite flannel and embrace the falling leaves. While October is heading to a close, it is not too late to wear your flannel out to local traditions or stay in and catch up on new movies and book releases.  1: Book Release … Continue reading Read, watch, and take a walk this fall

Fat Bear Week 2022 Crowns Champion

By Grace Krane Bear 747 ran (well, most likely meandered) to the Fat Bear Championship during Fat Bear Week 2022. The hotly contested title was declared at the end of Fat Bear Week, October 5-11.  Courtesy of:  https://explore.org/fat-bear-week Over 90,000 students, teachers, and bear-fanatics participated in Fat Bear week 2022. The Fat Bear Week fans completed brackets and daily surveys to vote on which selected … Continue reading Fat Bear Week 2022 Crowns Champion

Halloween festivals return to Bellbrook

By Grace Krane Thursday, September 22 marked the first day of Fall, and spooky festivities are quickly following. As COVID-19 precautions lighten in Bellbrook, many Halloween events are returning to the district.  The Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Halloween in the Park is back for the first time since 2019. The family-friendly event is Saturday, October 15 from 3pm – 6pm. Halloween in the Park is run by the … Continue reading Halloween festivals return to Bellbrook

High Schoolers respond to BOE’s Authorization of Active Shooter Response Team

By Grace Krane On September 8, the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Board of Education announced their unanimous decision to implement an Active Shooter Response Committee and Team into Bellbrook’s schools.  This decision came after House Bill 99 was passed by the Ohio Legislature, authorizing school boards to allow staff members to convey weapons in a school safety zone if they have undergone proper training. The volunteer staff members, … Continue reading High Schoolers respond to BOE’s Authorization of Active Shooter Response Team

There’s More to the Yellow and Purple Shirts

by Grace Krane You may have noticed the increased number of yellow and purple shirts moving throughout the Bellbrook community lately. The growing number of people in these eye-catching shirts can be attributed to the district-wide program, Supportive Peers.  Supportive Peers started in the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek schools at the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year by a few Bellbrook teachers, including Mrs. Rivero, a math teacher … Continue reading There’s More to the Yellow and Purple Shirts