By: Sara Wolf On February 14, 2018, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School experienced loss beyond what can be expressed with words. They experienced the horrific situation that sits atop a student and staff member’s list of fears, arguably the worst scenario to take place within school walls: a school shooting. Fourteen students and three staff members lost their lives to bullets fired by former Stoneman Douglas … Continue reading BHS Safety Protocols: How We Keep Students Safe
by Lauren Redfern During the 2017-2018 Girls Basketball Season, Coach Jason Tincher preached to the team that the season is comparable to writing a book. While the book ended one chapter short on Friday, March 16, the Golden Eagles comprised a story that will be talked about for years to come. At one point during the the season the team had a record of 8-7. … Continue reading What made the difference for Bellbrook Women’s Basketball?
By: Carter Caldwell If you’ve been in Bellbrook for any of the past four years, chances are you’ve heard of Cody Bybee, John Sampson, and Cole Huggard. These three swimmers, who have now reached the end of their high school careers, are single handedly responsible for giving Bellbrook a name in the swimming community. Although Bellbrook was no stranger to the State Championships, coach Rob … Continue reading Bellbrook Swim and Dive: The End of an Era
By Mackenzie Pittman Are you looking for an exciting way to spend your Friday night? Your search ends here. Friday, March 23, the Bellbrook High School auditorium is hosting the Cincinnati Zoo’s “Wings of Wonder” program provided by the Sugarcreek Bird Farm. The show begins at 7 o’clock and will include a wide variety of birds performing an assortment of acts such as flying, calling, … Continue reading Wings of Wonder Bird Show at BHS Auditorium this Friday!
By: Sara Wolf In mid-February, Bellbrook teacher and track coach Charlie O’Dell presented BHS students with the opportunity to lift at 6 a.m. before their school day begins. Though the option may sound unappealing to many, after a month, 20 students have been coming consistently on Monday and Thursday mornings to enjoy the feeling of accomplishing something first thing in the morning. Most athletes that … Continue reading Why are students coming to school at six in the morning?
by Lauren Redfern “One Win, One Chance and One Team” has been the theme for the Bellbrook Lady Eagle basketball team. The girls are preparing to play their 6th game of the postseason this Friday, March 9 versus the AP ranked 4th team in the state, the Tippecanoe Red Devils. The Red Devils and Golden Eagles have not played each other yet this season, but the … Continue reading A win away from a trip to State
By: Sara Wolf As scheduling occurs within the next few weeks at BHS, many students are facing the same questions: Do I take AP courses? How many should I take? Which classes would be best for me? If you’ve found yourself wrestling with any of these questions, there are plenty of ways to make a decision that will leave you more comfortable with the schedule … Continue reading Scheduling: Which AP Classes to Take?
By: Sara Wolf On February 5, only 5 days before Senior Night, Ethan Savey had to say goodbye to his dad who had to leave for a year-long deployment in Korea. Though Savey was heartbroken that his dad and greatest mentor couldn’t walk with him to be recognized for his athletic accomplishments, Savey’s mom, brother, sister, teammates, and community came around him to celebrate him … Continue reading Senior Athlete Highlight: Ethan Savey – Senior Night with a Piece Missing
By: Carter Caldwell In case the recent two-hour delays, early releases, and snow days haven’t tipped you off, winter has come to Bellbrook, Ohio. Sure, it got a little caught up in the moment and got up above 50ºF the other day, but if the couple of inches of snow January 11 brought are any indicator, that was certainly a fluke. With the weather, of … Continue reading As Colder Weather Moves In, Winter Formal is Fast Approaching
By: Carter Caldwell On January 11, the recently-revived Bellbrook High School Academic Team attended their first meet at Franklin High School, where they battled the teams of both Franklin and Valley View. Both the Varsity and Junior Varsity teams have been practicing twice a week since October, trying to get an edge on the competition, but at the meet both teams were able to beat … Continue reading Bellbrook Academic Team Debuts at Franklin, JV and Varsity Take Second