The book “Loveless” inspires acceptance

By: Audrey Cable Set in the UK, Alice Oseman´s book Loveless is the story of a fresh-out-of-high-school student Georgia Warr. The book follows Georgia as she goes through college while trying to start her love life. Georgia went through her whole life without dating anyone and feels like she is being left out of romance. When she goes to college, she gives dating a try … Continue reading The book “Loveless” inspires acceptance

Turn your bath time into a spa experience with herbs

By Madi Miller Create a spa in your very own bathtub! Herb baths are a great way to implement skin soothing, mental and physical rejuvenation. There are many herbs with different benefits to choose from. Once you expand your knowledge on this topic, you won’t want to dip into a boring plain bath again. This ritual will connect you to your higher self by deepening … Continue reading Turn your bath time into a spa experience with herbs

Three Tips to Increase Productivity

by Emma Forshee For many, the prospect of completing a task list is daunting. However, organization and productivity are not out of your reach. With these three tips and tricks from the experts in organization, you will find yourself excelling in productivity in no time.  1 Write it down. Grace Krane, a senior at Bellbrook high school, says, “Take the time to write down what … Continue reading Three Tips to Increase Productivity

BHS students reflect on their school experience and mental health

By: Audrey Cable Mental health is a regular conversation among experts and students alike. According to the CDC, 20% of students seriously considered suicide while 9% of students actually attempted to commit suicide during the pandemic. People wonder what schools can do to help improve the mental health of its students rather than impact it negatively. Senior Eve Jamilkowski stated that she would want students to … Continue reading BHS students reflect on their school experience and mental health

High school relationships can be affected by toxicity

by Paige Bourquin High school relationships, like most relationships, are complicated. Partners go through life, laughter, smiles, and love, but also go through heartbreak, fights, anger, and pain. Relationships can be positive as long as they are healthy. Sometimes someone might get trapped in a toxic relationship with a friend or partner, and a big thing is recognizing what is making the relationship toxic, and … Continue reading High school relationships can be affected by toxicity

Learn some tips for choosing a pet

By Leanne Beane Pets are a wonderful addition to any household, but it is important that both the pet and the owner are happy with their relationship. Fish, rodents, cats, and dogs are among the most popular pets and among the most susceptible to improper care. When choosing a pet, there are four things to consider: the space available for the pet, the effort required … Continue reading Learn some tips for choosing a pet

The Dairy Shed opens for 2022

By Paige Bourquin and Bradley Jager “Slushies”“I like a vanilla cone with rainbow sprinkles and the eyes, that’s pretty good.”“Mint chocolate chip in a bowl.”“Chocolate, but in a bowl.”“Sprinkles!”“Their dipped cones are amazing.”“Chocolate chip cookie dough.”“The Crunch bars.” These were the favorite ice cream of people who we asked about a staple in the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek community, The Dairy Shed. This local ice cream shop started … Continue reading The Dairy Shed opens for 2022

Survival Guide: Know your legal documents to get a job 

By: Angelique Taylor The process of getting a job can be tedious and mentally exhausting, especially if you’re not prepared, so here’s what you’ll need. First here are the legal documents you need in order to get your job and work in the U.S.: Your birth certificate  US passport or immigrant passport  If you’re a student in high school, bring your school ID School and … Continue reading Survival Guide: Know your legal documents to get a job