Unique Hanukkah Traditions

by Lauren Redfern The evening of December 12 marked the start of Hanukkah for those of Jewish culture. The Jewish holiday lasts for 8 days and nights. Also known as the Festival of Lights, the ancient story goes like this: after a group of Jews took back the temple, they found only enough oil there to light the temple for one night. Miraculously, the oil … Continue reading Unique Hanukkah Traditions

Bellbrook’s Top 20 Christmas Songs

by Lauren Redfern The  Christmas season brings decorations, food, presents, traditions and music. Many people enjoy Christmas themed music so much, that it is all they listen to during December. With help from the 2017-2018 Yearbook Staff,  we created a Top 20 Christmas Song Playlist. Next time you are cuddled up in front of the fireplace with a cup of hot chocolate, turn on some … Continue reading Bellbrook’s Top 20 Christmas Songs

How to Make Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

by Lauren Redfern The holiday season is in full swing and with the holidays comes delicious food. Instead of taking the usual veggie tray to the annual party consider making Gingerbread Cookies that all your friends will love. Ingredients: 1 cup butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup molasses 1 egg 5 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons ground … Continue reading How to Make Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

Golden Eagles win SWBL All Sport Title

by Lauren Redfern As the school year comes to an end, the sports seasons does as well. Bellbrook High School is in the Southwestern Buckeye League also referred to as SWBL. BHS offers over 20 varsity sports, with 20 competing for SWBL championships. The league has an All-Sports Trophy which is awarded to the school with the best score of rankings. For example, each season … Continue reading Golden Eagles win SWBL All Sport Title

Athlete Highlight: Bekah Vine

by Lauren Redfern The Girls Soccer team won the District Championship for the second year in a row. Senior goal-keeper and Captain Bekah Vine was a huge part in both District titles. Meet Bekah Vine: Grade: 12 Sports: Soccer and Basketball Favorite Soccer Memory: Winning districts back to back Junior and Senior year. Most Memorable Game or Play: tieing Alter or winning Districts in PKs … Continue reading Athlete Highlight: Bekah Vine

Fall Sports End Their Seasons at BHS

by Lauren Redfern Girls Cross Country won the SWBL Championship for the second year in a row, lead by freshman Avarie Faulkner running at 19:07 to place third. Not far behind in fifth was junior captain Elise Kemper. Fellow classmates Cara Fine and Minami Ford placed eighth and ninth running under the 20 minute mark. Rounding out the top ten was freshman Emily Pelfrey. Sophomore … Continue reading Fall Sports End Their Seasons at BHS

Golden Eagles soar at the BIT

By Lauren Redfern On September 23, Bellbrook played host to the 36th annual Bellbrook Cross Country Invitational. Over 500 runners took on the very challenging course. Four different races took place: high school boys, high school girls, and middle school boys and girls. High school runners find themselves running 3.1 miles through 6 river crossings, up multiple hills, and around hairpin turns. Runners from other … Continue reading Golden Eagles soar at the BIT

4 Paws for Ability Service Dogs in Training

by Lauren Redfern If you have Ms. Bills-Tenney for a teacher or a class with Kayla or Kylee Parker, then you have been around a service dog in training. These dogs are not their personal service dogs, but a 4 Paws for Ability dog that is being fostered in their first year of life. The foster family has the responsibility of socializing the puppy and obedience … Continue reading 4 Paws for Ability Service Dogs in Training

Golden Eagles win SWBL All-Sports Championship

by Lauren Redfern As the school year comes to an end, the sports seasons do as well. Bellbrook High School is in the Southwestern Buckeye League also referred to as SWBL. BHS offers over 20 varsity sports, with 20 competing for SWBL championships. The league has an All-Sports Trophy which is awarded to the school with the best score in rankings. For example, each season … Continue reading Golden Eagles win SWBL All-Sports Championship

Annual Talent Show: A hit once again

by Lauren Redfern The Friday before Spring Break, Bellbrook High School commercial arts class puts on the annual talent show and raises funds for Key Club causes. The talents show starts of with the commercial art class performing various skits or dances. This year’s show was hosted by seniors Trent Beard and Dima Shaltaf. The pair introduced each act and along with fellow senior Luke … Continue reading Annual Talent Show: A hit once again