The bone-chilling history of Halloween 

By: Angelique Taylor Halloween is on October 31. The weather gets colder and creepy decorations get put up on front doors. Get your costume and tricks because we are going to look at the holiday’s origins. Creepy Vintage Halloween Costumes | by Ann Green | Medium Where it began: The origins of Halloween have come from European culture. It’s roots are in the ancient, pre-Christian … Continue reading The bone-chilling history of Halloween 

Books to fall in love with this autumn

by Paige Bourquin Picture this. The air has just turned cold and the leaves are falling. You are curled up in a warm blanket with the fire roaring. There’s light piano music playing in the background as you hum along to the tune. You take a sip of either your hot pumpkin spice coffee, your rich hot chocolate, or your crisp apple cider as you … Continue reading Books to fall in love with this autumn

Two characters inspire your costume this Halloween

By: Angelique Taylor Halloween is coming around the corner which means horror movies, candy, treats and scares. Here are two amazing costumes with the siblings and their backstories to fuel your imagination and to inspire your outfit this Halloween.  Sir Billiam III First we have Sir Billiam III, coming from the Dream SMP series. A Minecraft pig with ambitions of his own, he owns a … Continue reading Two characters inspire your costume this Halloween

Make a fun and easy jar craft for all ages

by Paige Bourquin With the spooky season approaching, you might find yourself scrolling through Pinterest looking for a new craft to do, but all the crafts just seem to be way too perfect? Well not anymore! This craft is perfect for spooky centerpieces, so learn how to make a cute jar craft for the young to the old to enjoy. Materials ~A jar of any … Continue reading Make a fun and easy jar craft for all ages

Local fall treats fall into our stores

By Paige E. Bourquin The local community center, Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Community Support Center (BSCSC), has started gathering foods for fall. Volunteer and sophomore Reagan Morrow said they have already started getting ready for Thanksgiving with plenty of pumpkin treats, cake mix for all the sweet goodies, and plenty of stuffing for this season. If you want to help out our community, feel free to donate anything … Continue reading Local fall treats fall into our stores

Feeling the burn? Here are some ways to de-stress

By Paige E. Bourquin Right now the world seems to be going crazy. With school going back full gear and COVID getting worse (again), it’s completely understandable that you would be anxious. You might be constantly getting ads that are in your face telling you to do this and your stress will be gone, or do that and poof your anxiety is gone! We all … Continue reading Feeling the burn? Here are some ways to de-stress

Celebrations in Quarantine

by Sydney Hollingsworth COVID-19 has put most of our daily lives on hold indefinitely, but there is one thing that the coronavirus cannot postpone: birthdays. They happen every day. You can’t stop them. But can you be forced to mope when it’s your big day and you can’t have a party? The answer, proven by the actions taken by the world today, is no. People … Continue reading Celebrations in Quarantine

Flattening The Curve: What Can You Do?

By: Khacor Tigner It is no secret that the world is in full pandemic mode with many countries closing down non-essential activities. However, until recently Americans and people in our community thought that COVID-19 was nothing more than a mild flu. Thus with COVID-19 reaching its peak months as reported by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), what can you do to help flatten the … Continue reading Flattening The Curve: What Can You Do?

Finding the light in a Covid-19 Pandemic

by Cambree Bernkopf  Author Joshua J. Marine once said, “Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” As of right now, almost every single person in the world is struggling because of this outbreak, whether it be because of the actual virus itself or the result of the precautions each state must take. We are all sacrificing our normal everyday … Continue reading Finding the light in a Covid-19 Pandemic

Ways to keep good mental and physical health while in isolation

by Megan Hyer and Abby Clack While isolation can be very boring and make the days seem to last forever, there are lots of ways to keep good mental and physical health. Go for a run/walk – The fresh air can be really beneficial for your mental and physical health as long as you are staying the suggested six feet away from others. Read an … Continue reading Ways to keep good mental and physical health while in isolation