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…

Bellbrook’s Operating Levy Postponed for Now

by Sarah Bevelhymer “What many people don’t realize is that the people that will truly be harmed by a levy failure are the students themselves,” Mark Carreira said, a history and government teacher at Bellbrook High School.  Voters will cast their vote on the passage of a $5.7 million operating levy for the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek School District. The levy will fund day to day operations such … Continue reading Bellbrook’s Operating Levy Postponed for Now

Eagle Eats plans to feed the community

By: Morgan Sharbaugh Eagle Eats, a program created by the National Honors Society students, will provide food for the students in the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Community who struggle to find affordable food. Effective as soon as the necessary funding is provided, Eagle Eats will start assembling packed lunches put together with non-perishable foods and distributing them to the students across the three schools in the district who … Continue reading Eagle Eats plans to feed the community

Swim team triumphs in 2019-2020 season

By: Morgan Sharbaugh The swim team trained hard all season to have the Women’s team defeat Oakwood in the SWBL meet, and have junior, Cam Bybee, take 15th in the state for a 200 Free. The Women’s team spent most of the SWBL meet neck and neck with Oakwood until finally pulling into the lead. They broke Oakwood’s 17-year winning streak. Head Coach Rob Johnson … Continue reading Swim team triumphs in 2019-2020 season

Dates to Know for BHS winter sports season

by Megan Hyer Winter Sports Schedule for the next two weeks (February 11 – February 25): Tuesday, February 11 Girls Basketball JV-B tournament at 6 pm at Centerville High School Boys Freshman, JV, and Varsity Basketball games at 4:30 pm, 5:45 pm, and 7:15 pm vs Preble Shawnee at Preble Shawnee High School Thursday, February 13 Girls Basketball JV-B tournament at Centerville High School Varsity … Continue reading Dates to Know for BHS winter sports season

The mentor coffee cart perks up BHS

by Morgan Sharbaugh Throughout the 2019-2020 school year, a coffee cart has been visiting classrooms during mentor. Our classmates from Mrs. Enderson’s mentor have been running the coffee cart. Mrs. Enderson uses it to help her special education students to develop good working skills in a safe learning environment. She also says that each student also learns from a job coach in the Bellbrook community … Continue reading The mentor coffee cart perks up BHS

Captain Hook better beware: Peter Pan is soaring into Bellbrook’s theater program

By: Morgan Sharbaugh Bellbrook High’s 2020 musical is soaring through the school, and students are waiting for it to finally land in April. The theater program has carefully selected Peter Pan to be the 2020 spring production. After two days of tryouts and many hard choices, senior Neve Barker is taking the lead role as Peter Pan. Barker says it’s been such a good experience … Continue reading Captain Hook better beware: Peter Pan is soaring into Bellbrook’s theater program

Why Doing the Musical is the Most Fun You’ve Never Had

by Sydney Hollingsworth It’s likely that you’ve experienced the rush of scoring during a sporting event, the sense of accomplishment after receiving a good grade on a test you studied hard for, or the thrill of finally beating the hardest level on a video game. However, you’ve never felt anything like the pure electricity of standing on a stage and performing a show in front … Continue reading Why Doing the Musical is the Most Fun You’ve Never Had

Seeing Government in Action at the Ohio Statehouse

by Josh Hypes On Wednesday, November 13, I had the opportunity to go to the Ohio Statehouse and shadow the state representative for Darke and Miami County, Jena Powell. During that time, I experienced different interactions that legislators do on a daily basis such as recording campaign videos, meeting with lobbyists, speaking at different functions, attending a session of the house, and taking many, many … Continue reading Seeing Government in Action at the Ohio Statehouse

JROTC Can Food Drive Major Success

by Megan Hyer This year JROTC once again did their canned food drive through the Bellbrook community. They collected about 6,150 cans, 1,500 more than last year. The cans go to the food pantry at the Bellbrook Family Resource center or if a cadet knows someone in need of food, some of those families get bags. One cadet says, “Depending on the neighborhood you do, … Continue reading JROTC Can Food Drive Major Success