by Cambree Bernkopf Students prepare all year for their AP exams. Due to the global pandemic, College Board made the decision to administer a shortened version of the exams online Monday, May 11 to Friday, May 22 with makeup dates in June. A student’s AP test score is what determines whether a student gets college credit for that class or not. There has been a … Continue reading Students face issues for online AP Exams
by Cambree Bernkopf Recipes, workouts, meditation, music, and much more have been used during this quarantine so most people can stay sane. With all this extra time, there is so much to do and still so much we can’t do. Staying at home and not having the option to go out and have fun can really take a toll on a person’s mental health. Sometimes … Continue reading How Are Teenagers Staying Sane During Quarantine?
By: Zack Van Pelt What is the one movie of your childhood that you remember being wildly excited to see in theaters? Most young Americans have one. For me, it was Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. At the time, I had only just turned eight years old and had recently become a huge fan of the series through J.K. Rowling’s magical books. … Continue reading The Uncertain Future of Movie Theatres
By Kyle Van Pelt <There are spoilers ahead if you have not yet watched the finale> The Star Wars sequel trilogy, despite being incredibly lucrative, was met with mixed reviews from fans. Many claimed that Disney would never truly reinvigorate the ridiculously high praise of the original trilogy, until now. The final four episodes of Clone Wars have been hailed as the best episodes of … Continue reading The “Star Wars the Clone Wars” Finale Reinvigorates Frustrated Fans
By Kyle Van Pelt Among all the quarantine activities and memes, the relatively new craze of “Zoom bombing” is a controversial onslaught of pranks on school, work, and recreational Zoom sessions. On April 11, YouTuber and streamer, Twomad, uploaded a video of himself joining Zoom calls of which he either received the join code from followers or other discrete methods. He pranked random teachers, workers, … Continue reading YouTubers Accidentally Start a “Zoom Raiding” Crusade
by Khacor Tigner The Class of 2020 are all set out to do some amazing things in their lives. Four seniors responded to questions in an Instagram story to showcase what’s next for the class of 2020. Jada Murphy, senior class vice president, said, “After high school I plan on going to Bowling Green State University to further my education. My goal is to become … Continue reading What’s next for the 2020 class?
By: Khacor Tigner This is a hard time for all seniors as they get to say their last goodbyes to Bellbrook High School not together but apart. In this historic event, principal David Hann has laid out a plan to have a socially-distanced celebration in the face of this pandemic. The date of graduation will not change. On May 16, the class of 2020 will … Continue reading Plans for the Graduation of The Class of 2020
By: Morgan Sharbaugh During this struggle to stay home, everyone needs simple reminders to help keep them sane. It is perfectly okay to watch a spider climb up your wall. Name the spider Spin and watch it climb up your wall. It’s better than listening to your boring call anyway. 2. Eat what you want. It’s a pandemic, you’re at home, and stressed. Eat the … Continue reading Some Gentle Stay-at-home Reminders
by: Megan Hyer Netflix and Hulu are coming out with new releases each and every day to keep their viewers occupied. Other common streaming platforms are Disney + and Amazon Prime Video. On Netflix, some of the most-watched shows as of right now are Tiger King, Ozark, and All American. Tiger King is based around the rivalry between Carol Baskin and Joe Exotic and their … Continue reading What To Watch During Stay-at-home Orders
by: Megan Hyer During these very abnormal times businesses are struggling to stay alive. Many businesses are having to close while others do whatever they can to stay a float. Some of the ways businesses are coping are through drive thru, curbside pickup, and even delivery. Living in a smaller town, we have a handful of small businesses to support. Some of these include The … Continue reading Local Businesses Adapt during Stay-at-home Orders