AP GOPO takes on Kavanaugh hearings

By: Sara Wolf Mr. Carreira’s AP Government and Politics class spent the last few weeks of class actively participating in the Kavanaugh hearings through class discussions, watching the hearings live, and listening to numerous news reports. Though Kavanaugh has since been confirmed to the Supreme Court, students in this senior class responded to a survey beforehand to voice their opinions on the situation. Here’s what … Continue reading AP GOPO takes on Kavanaugh hearings

Bellbrook Football 2018: A “Banner Year” in the making

By: Sara Wolf The 2017 football season ended in freezing cold, bittersweet 10-to-nothing victory against rival team Oakwood. Sweet in the fact that the Eagles had left the Lumberjacks incapable of scoring a single point against them for the second year in a row, but bitter in the fact that they had fallen, once again, just short of making the playoffs. “Not making the playoffs … Continue reading Bellbrook Football 2018: A “Banner Year” in the making

Get to know new Athletic Director, Charlie O’Dell

By: Sara Wolf In early May, just days after the birth of his son, Bellbrook teacher and coach Charlie O’Dell announced that he will be filling the high school’s athletic director position beginning in June. O’Dell will be replacing the school’s previous AD of twenty years, Tom Bean. In order to stay in communication with the many BHS athletes he works with from his position … Continue reading Get to know new Athletic Director, Charlie O’Dell

BHS Safety Protocols: How We Keep Students Safe

By: Sara Wolf On February 14, 2018, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School experienced loss beyond what can be expressed with words. They experienced the horrific situation that sits atop a student and staff member’s list of fears, arguably the worst scenario to take place within school walls: a school shooting. Fourteen students and three staff members lost their lives to bullets fired by former Stoneman Douglas … Continue reading BHS Safety Protocols: How We Keep Students Safe

Why are students coming to school at six in the morning?

By: Sara Wolf In mid-February, Bellbrook teacher and track coach Charlie O’Dell presented BHS students with the opportunity to lift at 6 a.m. before their school day begins. Though the option may sound unappealing to many, after a month, 20 students have been coming consistently on Monday and Thursday mornings to enjoy the feeling of accomplishing something first thing in the morning. Most athletes that … Continue reading Why are students coming to school at six in the morning?

Scheduling: Which AP Classes to Take?

By: Sara Wolf As scheduling occurs within the next few weeks at BHS, many students are facing the same questions: Do I take AP courses? How many should I take? Which classes would be best for me? If you’ve found yourself wrestling with any of these questions, there are plenty of ways to make a decision that will leave you more comfortable with the schedule … Continue reading Scheduling: Which AP Classes to Take?

Senior Athlete Highlight: Ethan Savey – Senior Night with a Piece Missing

By: Sara Wolf On February 5, only 5 days before Senior Night, Ethan Savey had to say goodbye to his dad who had to leave for a year-long deployment in Korea. Though Savey was heartbroken that his dad and greatest mentor couldn’t walk with him to be recognized for his athletic accomplishments, Savey’s mom, brother, sister, teammates, and community came around him to celebrate him … Continue reading Senior Athlete Highlight: Ethan Savey – Senior Night with a Piece Missing

Bellbrook Football: An offseason look at 2017

By: Sara Wolf The fact that current Friday nights aren’t occupied with football games doesn’t mean that the football team isn’t putting in work and making improvements for when the season does come. “The team has been putting together the best offseason ever and we are working on the little things,” says 2018 senior Keion Driscoll. Jeff Jenkins, entering into his second season as Bellbrook’s … Continue reading Bellbrook Football: An offseason look at 2017