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

Bellbrook Band Marches over Competition at Grand Nationals

by Morgan Sharbaugh The Bellbrook Marching Eagles competed in the Bands of America Grand Nationals on November 14. After a long season of intense practices, the marching band performed the “best run of the season” according to junior drum major, Rhiannon Schonauer. Their show “The Other Side” encompasses the journeys people take trying to get to the other side of something, represented through a series … Continue reading Bellbrook Band Marches over Competition at Grand Nationals

Murder, Mystery, Drama: What to expect for the fall play

by Abby Clack I sat down with Kyle Bettencourt, a freshman in the fall play, and it looks like this upcoming play is going to be a shock for all of us.  What is the show’s name? It is called, Caught in the Act, and it is a play about a play. And how drama and tea spreads rapidly in show business.  What is your … Continue reading Murder, Mystery, Drama: What to expect for the fall play

Escaping the Abyss of Your Teenage Years

by Khacor Tigner As teenagers, there is often some animosity whenever you think of yourself. With teens wondering why am I so ugly? Why do they not like me? It is truly an art to become comfortable in your own skin. This is especially true when the world seems so small and you have yet to explore the greater extents of society. Here are a … Continue reading Escaping the Abyss of Your Teenage Years

Women’s Tennis volleys through the season

By: Morgan Sharbaugh BHS Women’s Tennis is ranked 4th in the Miami Valley region and earned 3rd in SWBL. Varsity finished the season with 13 wins and 6 loses. The new coaching staff worked hard to keep the girls conditioned and improve their skills, according to senior Anika Arora. Both freshman Acey Faulkner and senior Anika Arora believe the season went well. “I think I … Continue reading Women’s Tennis volleys through the season

Bellbrook Golf swings through SWBL and doesn’t Putt around

By: Morgan Sharbaugh On September 18, the Bellbrook Golf Team earned 3rd place in the SWBL tournament. Competing against around 80 other golfers, 6 of the Bellbrook team placed well. According to junior golfers Gabe Hine and Ryan Wehner, receiving 3rd place was a bit of a shock after having a great season. Hine and Wehner both expected the team to receive 2nd place. Hine … Continue reading Bellbrook Golf swings through SWBL and doesn’t Putt around

Magnified Giving Visits Bellbrook Key Club

by Josh Hypes On Tuesday, September 26 during a routine Key Club meeting, Magnified Giving Founder and President Roger Grein spoke to the club about the purpose and value of philanthropy in the lives of young adults. Grein told a story of his own struggles with cerebral palsy and the effect it had on his athletic engagements and later career path. Grein’s story demonstrates that … Continue reading Magnified Giving Visits Bellbrook Key Club