Golden Eagles soar at the BIT

By Lauren Redfern On September 23, Bellbrook played host to the 36th annual Bellbrook Cross Country Invitational. Over 500 runners took on the very challenging course. Four different races took place: high school boys, high school girls, and middle school boys and girls. High school runners find themselves running 3.1 miles through 6 river crossings, up multiple hills, and around hairpin turns. Runners from other … Continue reading Golden Eagles soar at the BIT

German Exchange Student Notes Initial Thoughts On America

By: Kayla Stephensen Vincent König, this year’s German exchange student, comments on what he thinks of america and Bellbrook as of the first few months. König is staying with the other foreign exchange student at a host parent’s home.   Q: What are some American rumors you heard and did they hold true? A: They said school would be more easy which is not true. … Continue reading German Exchange Student Notes Initial Thoughts On America

Lorenzo Morbelli Shares His Opinions On America So Far

By: Kayla Stephensen Lorenzo Morbelli, one of this year’s foreign exchange students, was very excited to answer questions on his opinions about Bellbrook and America in general. Q: What shocked you about the U.S.? A: The food, it sucks. Pasta in bowls? It’s against my culture, you don’t do that! What is this pasta salad? That’s gross. And you call it Italian sauce and it’s … Continue reading Lorenzo Morbelli Shares His Opinions On America So Far

Ohio Bar Association Introduces “Now You’re 18”

by Jack Long As many Seniors begin to turn eighteen, they take on the responsibilities of the adult world; not only social responsibilities but legal ones as well. The Ohio Bar Association hosts a programme called “Now You’re 18,” which allows “new adults [to] learn about their changing legal status.” Many Bellbrook Seniors feel they lack the education that would prepare them for the adult … Continue reading Ohio Bar Association Introduces “Now You’re 18”

Find some laughs at this year’s fall play

by Drew Ward With school starting, most people do not have anything to look forward to. Their summer is over and now assignments, homework, quizzes, sports, tests are piling up. Everyone is getting stressed and reminiscing on summer, craving for some sort of relief from the school day since Thanksgiving break is still two months away. This year’s fall play will help kids achieve the … Continue reading Find some laughs at this year’s fall play

4 Paws for Ability Service Dogs in Training

by Lauren Redfern If you have Ms. Bills-Tenney for a teacher or a class with Kayla or Kylee Parker, then you have been around a service dog in training. These dogs are not their personal service dogs, but a 4 Paws for Ability dog that is being fostered in their first year of life. The foster family has the responsibility of socializing the puppy and obedience … Continue reading 4 Paws for Ability Service Dogs in Training

Golden Eagles win SWBL All-Sports Championship

by Lauren Redfern As the school year comes to an end, the sports seasons do as well. Bellbrook High School is in the Southwestern Buckeye League also referred to as SWBL. BHS offers over 20 varsity sports, with 20 competing for SWBL championships. The league has an All-Sports Trophy which is awarded to the school with the best score in rankings. For example, each season … Continue reading Golden Eagles win SWBL All-Sports Championship

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

Bellbrook Marching Band Announces Show

by Jack Long On Saturday, May 20, Chris Foster, Director of Bellbrook Bands, announced the 2017 Marching Band show music at the annual ice-breaker. Music selections include Shostakovich’s Festival Overture and selections from Henry Mancini’s The Great Race. The Bellbrook 2017 Marching Band show is based on an Aesop Fable: the Tortoise and the Hare; the show is entitled “Slow and Steady.” Over the summer, … Continue reading Bellbrook Marching Band Announces Show

Track Advances to Regionals

by Kayla Stephensen At Track and Field Districts, Friday, May 19, Kylee Parker, a senior, broke the 300 hurdles school record set by Hannah Lewis in 2009. Parker remarks, “I didn’t know I was going to break the record but Coach Barnes told me I had a chance.” Maddie Crane, a junior, went to districts for 300 hurdles but unfortunately didn’t make it to regionals. She’s … Continue reading Track Advances to Regionals