By: Sara Wolf As graduation approaches, no one wants to be scrambling to decorate their graduation cap. Yes, it would be hilarious to write, “I did this last minute like everything I did in high school,” but if that’s not the vibe you’re going for, here are a few steps you can take to make a painted masterpiece out of these ugly hats. Supplies needed: … Continue reading How to paint a graduation cap
By: Sara Wolf High school seniors: I have some either troubling or exciting news for you. Graduation is a month away. Days left in school are down to the teens. If you never thought you’d make it this far, let me be the first to say congratulations! But, before we get there, there’s a ridiculous amount of things going on. Seriously, ridiculous. It’s going to … Continue reading Hey everyone, you don’t want to miss these dates!
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
By: Sara Wolf The BHS Homecoming dance is Saturday, October 13, in the auxiliary gym at 8 p.m. As the dance approaches, here are some tips for the last minute details that we all have to sort out. What to Wear If your outfit hasn’t come together quite yet, there are eleventh hour fixes that may work for you. Ask a friend if they have … Continue reading Last Minute Homecoming Tips
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
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
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
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?
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?
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