Concerns alleviated over water quality at high school

By: Kirsten Thomas Students at Bellbrook High School have been concerned about the water quality in fountains at the school. For weeks, the filters have been on “red status.” Having questionable access to purified water has been a concern for students and staff members alike in recent weeks.  Students who drink the water report that it “has an iron-y taste,” and one student said, “It … Continue reading Concerns alleviated over water quality at high school

Festival season continues with Spring Valley Potato Fest

By: Kirsten Thomas October 1-2 was the Potato Festival in Spring Valley. Hundreds of people visited over the course of two days. The festival took place in Blendose Park, about a 10 minute drive south of the high school, off route 725. Cars parked in an empty field adjacent to the park, and there was a $5 parking fee.   A combination of music from booths was … Continue reading Festival season continues with Spring Valley Potato Fest

Dayton Kicks off Festival Season with the 62nd Annual Greek Fest 

By: Kirsten Thomas Last weekend marked the start of festival season in Dayton. As usual, the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church fulfilled its goal of  bringing people together, young and old, to enjoy an authentic Greek experience. Live music from the festival could be heard from streets surrounding the church. Admission was free, and the smell of gyro meat was the first thing to greet visitors … Continue reading Dayton Kicks off Festival Season with the 62nd Annual Greek Fest 

Bellbrook Hosts SWBL Track Meet

By: Kirsten Thomas Wednesday and Saturday, May 11 and 14, Bellbrook hosted the SWBL meet. The league was split into two divisions this year. Bellbrook girls finished third in their division and the boys got second.  The East divisions include Bellbrook, Oakwood, Franklin, Monroe, and Waynesville. The West division is made up of Brookville, Carlisle, Eaton, Madison, and Valley View.  The meet on Saturday started … Continue reading Bellbrook Hosts SWBL Track Meet

HOSA members win state forensic science competition

By: Kirsten Thomas Sophomore Maya Brink and Junior Samantha Goodwin won the state forensic science competition on March 25. They qualified for nationals this summer.  HOSA is a new club this year for students interested in biomedical science. It is a student organization for future medical professionals. Current student leaders are Nitika Arora, Samantha Goodwin, Natalie Rodenroth, Gracie Schindler, and Hannah Becker. Club members participate … Continue reading HOSA members win state forensic science competition

How to finish the year strong, according to Bellbrook staff

3 Tips From 3 Staff Members on Finishing the Year Strong By: Kirsten Thomas and Rachel Holbrook “Be Consistent Early in the Quarter” Math teacher Mr. Sampson advises students to prioritize things that need to be done by their due dates and to set little goals to avoid being overwhelmed. He always preaches to his students to figure out what works for them as individuals, … Continue reading How to finish the year strong, according to Bellbrook staff

Americans take Gold and Silver in first ever “Monobob” Olympic competition

By: Kirsten Thomas This year, in Beijing, a new sliding event has been created dubbed “Monobob” where one person — instead of a team of 2-4 people — pilots the sled down the course. It has been deemed the most difficult event in bobsled because the weight and balance of the sled is more difficult to control with a single person. Athletes reach speeds of … Continue reading Americans take Gold and Silver in first ever “Monobob” Olympic competition