Bellbrook student offers some quarantine advice

by Bradley Jager As COVID cases continue, the Bellbrook School Board has made a new rule for quarantined students. If you are quarantined and can prove you have Covid-19 antibodies within 24 hours, you are then permitted to follow the modified quarantine the same as fully-vaccinated individuals. If you are unfortunate enough to be quarantined, I have some advice that may be of use. Having … Continue reading Bellbrook student offers some quarantine advice

Bellbrook faces several key positions in elections

By: Reagan Morrow Mayor Michael Schweller is Bellbrook’s current mayor but running for another term. Member of Council Meredith Brinegar has been a Bellbrook resident for more than ten years. Brinegar’s values that guide her are transparency, inclusivity, citizen involvement, and science and evidence based decision making. To learn more visit https://www.meredithbrinegar.com/ Katherine Cyphers is a certified defense financial manager with more than 25 years … Continue reading Bellbrook faces several key positions in elections

Byrd’s Nest Vol. 2

By Abbie Stokes Welcome to volume 2 of the Byrd’s Nest! This time we’re covering three new questions and providing three new solutions for problems submitted by Bellbrook High School students!  Q: How many AP classes to take? How to study for AP exams? A: To be entirely honest, the amount of AP classes you take really depends on what subject you are going to … Continue reading Byrd’s Nest Vol. 2

BHS welcomes new teachers and staff

By: Reagan Morrow New people joined the staff this school year at the high school (or returned after years away). Here are their answers to some getting-to-know-you questions: Mr. Charlesworth Question 1: What are your hobbies?  I spend most of my free time currently training my new puppy Dexter. However, if I actually get some free time I enjoy playing online chess. Question 2: Do … Continue reading BHS welcomes new teachers and staff

Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Community Support Center helps those in need

By: Reagan Morrow Located in the old Sugarcreek Elementary School in downtown Bellbrook on the second floor is the BSCSC. Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Community Support Center, formerly the Bellbrook Sugarcreek Family Resource Center, is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. The Center gives food, school supplies, holiday and birthday gifts, emergency clothing, resource referrals, and assurance with social service to community members who could use assistance.  “I enjoy working … Continue reading Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Community Support Center helps those in need

Bellbrook High bathrooms get a complete makeover

by Kolton Schwartz As of Tuesday, October 12, we are finally able to experience the new design of the public bathrooms here at Bellbrook High. The restrooms near the music department of the school have not only been reopened, but also refurbished. These restrooms are open to the public during sporting events in the gym or arts events in the auditorium. The new design of … Continue reading Bellbrook High bathrooms get a complete makeover

Bellbrook inducts seven members into Hall of Fame

by Madi Brown On the morning of Friday, October 8, seven Bellbrook graduates were inducted into the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Education Foundation’s Hall of Fame. BHS seniors attended the ceremony in the auditorium, taking time to support the alumni. Four members from the Hall of Fame Class of 2020 joined the three members from the Class of 2021 in the Friday ceremony as the 2020 ceremony had … Continue reading Bellbrook inducts seven members into Hall of Fame

Band set to perform piece to memorialize Oregon District shooting victims

by Kolton Schwartz The band and choir classes are preparing themselves for the first concert of the year on October 21 at 7:00 pm in the auditorium. They have prepared a handful of pieces of music that they have been working hard on all quarter long. One piece being performed this year, however, is not like the other. The heartfelt and sentimental piece was commissioned by … Continue reading Band set to perform piece to memorialize Oregon District shooting victims

What you need to know about Hometown Homecoming 2021

by: Bradley Jager With Homecoming just a few days away many students still have questions about the dance. Here are some answers. When and where is it?This year’s homecoming is Saturday, October 9 from 7-10 pm at the Bellbrook Miami Valley South stadium. Will there be a cow?Despite attempts by many students, we will not have a cow at this year’s Homecoming. What food will … Continue reading What you need to know about Hometown Homecoming 2021

Yellow jackets invade at lunch

by Casey Cross Over the month of September, a persistent pest has affected those who eat outside during lunch periods at Bellbrook High School: yellow jackets. Every day, these wasps, numbering usually between two to ten, have made outdoor eating among friends a tiresome affair. With the approach of fall, yellow jackets are set to become more aggressive and more numerous. Scott Famous, executive board … Continue reading Yellow jackets invade at lunch