Pen Ohio Writing Club Students Excel at Competition

By: Morgan Sharbaugh On March 16, Bellbrook High School’s Pen Ohio team competed in the Regional Competition at Dublin Coffman High School.  After the JV team came in second place, three students advanced to state. Pen Ohio is a competition where the young writers are given a prompt and 40 minutes to write a story off of the given prompt. The writers do this a … Continue reading Pen Ohio Writing Club Students Excel at Competition

Seniors prepare for the great escape

By: Morgan Sharbaugh Bellbrook High’s seniors are gearing up for the great escape: graduation. On May 18, they will walk across the stage and be free. But as of May 1, there are still 17 days left. In those 17 days, our seniors are packed with fun activities to celebrate the end of their rule over underclassmen. Monday, May 6 is Invisible Day. The Seniors … Continue reading Seniors prepare for the great escape

Sugar Maple Festival Sweeps Through Bellbrook

By: Morgan Sharbaugh On April 26 through 28, the Bellbrook Sugar Maple Festival brought joy to everyone in the town. On Saturday the 27th, at 10:30, hundreds of people were lined up to view the parade. Float after float and group after group, the parade made its way through downtown Bellbrook, featuring the high school’s successful sports teams, JROTC, and marching band. Volunteer organizations marched … Continue reading Sugar Maple Festival Sweeps Through Bellbrook

Young Bellbrook Diplomats Compete in Model UN Confrence

By: Morgan Sharbaugh On April 6 and 7, the Bellbrook High School Model United Nations team competed on a two-day conference. Hosted by Miami University, 14 students diplomatically ensured the success of their Nations. On April 6, each student went through three sessions for their committee. In the first session, each committee learned what issue they would be covering for the day, and focused on … Continue reading Young Bellbrook Diplomats Compete in Model UN Confrence

Israel Becomes the Fourth Nation on the Moon

By: Morgan Sharbaugh On February 21, 2019, Israel took a giant step forward for their country. Leaving Cape Canaveral, an Israeli spacecraft began its journey toward the moon. The spacecraft, dubbed Beresheet which is Israeli for Genesis, will truly be a new beginning for Israel, making the nation the fourth country on the Moon, joining Russia, the United States, and China. The original drive for … Continue reading Israel Becomes the Fourth Nation on the Moon

Virgin Galactic Reaches New Heights in Commercial Space Travel

By: Morgan Sharbaugh Virgin Galactic, a commercial space travel company led by Richard Branson, went on its first flight in December 2018, then on February 22 the spaceship VSS Unity made the highest flight yet. While carrying three people, two pilots and a third crew member, VSS Unity flew at mach 3.4 and reached 295,007 ft. The pilots, Dave Mckay and Michael Masucci, became commercial … Continue reading Virgin Galactic Reaches New Heights in Commercial Space Travel

Quadriga Loses $135 million

By: Morgan Sharbaugh The founder of Quadriga, a cryptocurrency company, dies, taking the passwords with him, causing the company to loose $135 million. Thousands of investors are left wondering where their money went as Quadriga scrambled to find the passwords to Gerald Cotten’s computer. Cotten died while in India working with an orphanage, due to complications with Crohn’s disease. His wife has been left to … Continue reading Quadriga Loses $135 million

Series: Recent Genetic Advancements Hold Promise for Progress

By: Morgan Sharbaugh Genes are the recipe of life on Earth. From the smallest single-celled prokaryote to the largest mammal, genes and genetics rule all life. Genetics proposes a wide range of studies and theories. Scientists use the genome to study diseases or ways to improve human life. For example, crops are modified to produce more fruits and withstand pests. Recent studies have shown that … Continue reading Series: Recent Genetic Advancements Hold Promise for Progress

Girls’ Cross Country Runs on Friendships

by Morgan Sharbaugh The Girls’ 2018 Cross Country team raced past school records and sprinted through injuries to a fantastic season. State The state runners placed third as a team, a new record for the school cross-country program. After a long season of grueling workouts and running 5-10 miles a day, the state runners pushed through with phenomenal results. The placements were as follows: 34-senior … Continue reading Girls’ Cross Country Runs on Friendships