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

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