Traffic causes headaches on first day back to school

by Kasie Fisher On August 18, 2021, Bellbrook students returned back to school, and while many children were anxious to see their friends, teachers, parents, and student drivers were anxious about getting to school on time. Community members trying to drive on Upper Bellbrook Road from the times of 7:30 am to 8:30 am were in dead stop traffic due to the newly designed pick … Continue reading Traffic causes headaches on first day back to school

Volleyball Varsity setter Grace Krane talks unity, family, and relentless pursuit

by Rachel Holbrook Question 1: What position do you play?  Answer: I am a setter on the varsity volleyball team.  Question 2: Out of all sports, why did you choose to play volleyball?  Answer: Volleyball is such a team sport and really unites all of the players on and off the court. The energy that comes from everyone on the team is amazing to feel … Continue reading Volleyball Varsity setter Grace Krane talks unity, family, and relentless pursuit

Bellbrook theater returns after a year away

By: Reagan Morrow In spring 2020, the Bellbrook theatre planned a production of Peter Pan with Ms. Jergens and Mr. Castle directing. The pandemic, levy failure, and career changes have brought new directors and a new show that has never been done before at Bellbrook schools.  New directors Alexis Breese, a former Bellbrook student, has been acting since the age of 7. Breese went to … Continue reading Bellbrook theater returns after a year away

Bellbrook Board of Education considers mask mandates

by Madi Brown Members of the community stand outside Stephen Bell Elementary School before School Board meeting on September 9. Picture by Madi Brown. On September 9, the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek School District Board of Education met for a scheduled meeting to discuss the possibility of moving forward with mask mandates as a result of a rapidly growing number of students testing positive and quarantined due to … Continue reading Bellbrook Board of Education considers mask mandates

What’s next for the 2020 class?

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?

Plans for the Graduation of The Class of 2020

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

Remote Learning: What are the Impacts?

by Khacor Tigner and Megan Hyer With the mandatory stay at home order, schooling got a little complicated and a lot different. It is definitely a big change to go from 8am to 3pm Monday through Friday to some classes Monday and Thursday and other Tuesday and Friday and no set hours. Remote learning has been implemented by not only high schools in the community, … Continue reading Remote Learning: What are the Impacts?

Bellbrook Under Lockdown: A Photo Essay

by Sydney Hollingsworth Ohio’s restrictions on activity outside of the home have been in effect for almost a month now. The general public has been corralled inside in an attempt to “flatten the curve,” a commonly used phrase now, meaning to lower the number of cases of covid-19 by staying away from others and stopping its spread. What effects has this containment had on the … Continue reading Bellbrook Under Lockdown: A Photo Essay

5 Questions about Quarantine Answered by Your Peers

By: Abby Clack I asked two sophomores, two juniors and one senior about their options for this quarantine. Here are their responses:  1. How do you feel mentally and physically about being stuck at home? Sophmore 1 (So1) – I actually kind of miss school and going out so it has definitely been hard to be stuck at home Sophomore 2 (So2) – I feel … Continue reading 5 Questions about Quarantine Answered by Your Peers

Opinion: Bellbrook’s Parking Lot Makes Me…

By: Morgan Sharbaugh Seat belt? Check. BackPack? Check. Enough gas to get you the five miles to your house? Check. You are ready to go. Putting your car into drive, you attempt to move out of your parking spot to wait in post-school traffic. Trapped in the calm lines of escape, slowly inching forward as another car is allowed to turn left, you wait. Suddenly, … Continue reading Opinion: Bellbrook’s Parking Lot Makes Me…