Michigan student details effects of the Oxford High School shooting

By: Reagan Morrow On Tuesday, November 30, a 15 year old student opened fire in Oxford High School in Oakland County, Michigan. Four students were killed and many others are injured including a teacher. With the Oxford shooting, more threats have been issued by people about shooting up schools. Many schools have closed in result of the threats and the shooting. Madison Robinson, a 17 … Continue reading Michigan student details effects of the Oxford High School shooting

How will the new vaccine affect the quarantine rates at elementary schools?

By Reagan Morrow The new vaccine called the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric COVID-19 vaccine is now available for kids 5-11 and our school nurses are preparing for the quarantine rules and how quarantine will change. According to the dashboard published by the district, the elementary schools have had to most amount of confirmed COVID cases in students. Greene County currently has about 21% of the 0-19 age … Continue reading How will the new vaccine affect the quarantine rates at elementary schools?

Bellbrook faces several key positions in elections

By: Reagan Morrow Mayor Michael Schweller is Bellbrook’s current mayor but running for another term. Member of Council Meredith Brinegar has been a Bellbrook resident for more than ten years. Brinegar’s values that guide her are transparency, inclusivity, citizen involvement, and science and evidence based decision making. To learn more visit https://www.meredithbrinegar.com/ Katherine Cyphers is a certified defense financial manager with more than 25 years … Continue reading Bellbrook faces several key positions in elections

BHS welcomes new teachers and staff

By: Reagan Morrow New people joined the staff this school year at the high school (or returned after years away). Here are their answers to some getting-to-know-you questions: Mr. Charlesworth Question 1: What are your hobbies?  I spend most of my free time currently training my new puppy Dexter. However, if I actually get some free time I enjoy playing online chess. Question 2: Do … Continue reading BHS welcomes new teachers and staff

Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Community Support Center helps those in need

By: Reagan Morrow Located in the old Sugarcreek Elementary School in downtown Bellbrook on the second floor is the BSCSC. Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Community Support Center, formerly the Bellbrook Sugarcreek Family Resource Center, is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. The Center gives food, school supplies, holiday and birthday gifts, emergency clothing, resource referrals, and assurance with social service to community members who could use assistance.  “I enjoy working … Continue reading Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Community Support Center helps those in need

Bellbrook theater returns after a year away

By: Reagan Morrow In spring 2020, the Bellbrook theatre planned a production of Peter Pan with Ms. Jergens and Mr. Castle directing. The pandemic, levy failure, and career changes have brought new directors and a new show that has never been done before at Bellbrook schools.  New directors Alexis Breese, a former Bellbrook student, has been acting since the age of 7. Breese went to … Continue reading Bellbrook theater returns after a year away