How to Create an Art Journal

By Emily Lewis For most people, art seems like a scary world they refuse to enter. Many forget that art is just like any other skill that takes practice and patience. Two years ago, I stumbled upon a solution while mindlessly scrolling through Instagram one afternoon: art journaling. A recent craze among artists online, art journaling is a carefree, relaxed way to do art, without … Continue reading How to Create an Art Journal

And Now Presenting: Bellbrook High School’s Show Choir

By: Morgan Sharbaugh Show Choir is a club in which the students dance and sing at the same time. The club at Bellbrook High School is run by Mrs. Siler and meets at 2:50 after school on Wednesdays. The Bellbrook High School Show choir brings an open environment for those who want to sing and dance but don’t have room in their schedule for choir or … Continue reading And Now Presenting: Bellbrook High School’s Show Choir

Dayton Ballet Fall Performance Embraces Dracula

By: Emily Bevelhymer After taking a summer break, the Dayton Ballet is beginning their newest season by performing one of their Signature Events, Dracula: Bloodlines. The ballet will tell the iconic story of Dracula. Act One of the ballet will focus on Vlad Tepes who is a prince in the 15th century near Transylvania and the events that turned him into a vampire. Act Two … Continue reading Dayton Ballet Fall Performance Embraces Dracula

Book Review: The Shadow of the Wind

By: Emily Bevelhymer During the fall a book with an eerie and mysterious atmosphere is the perfect choice and The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón is a book that checks both boxes. The Shadow of the Wind is set in post war Barcelona and follows a young boy named Daniel. Daniel’s father is a book dealer and knows of a place called … Continue reading Book Review: The Shadow of the Wind

9 Tips to Make Our Earth Cleaner and Greener

By Mackenzie Pittman In a time where mass amounts of trash is commonplace, it’s easy to ignore the problems surrounding waste. You’ve all probably heard of living a “zero-waste” lifestyle. This implies that you follow strict guidelines to create next to no waste, which in turn reduces your footprint on the earth. While leading a zero-waste life is difficult, and at times unreasonable for many … Continue reading 9 Tips to Make Our Earth Cleaner and Greener

Bellbrook Football Marches Forward in a Remarkable Season

by Drew Ward Bellbrook football has had the start of the decade. The Eagles are now 6-0 after defeating Valley View on Friday, September 27. The beginning of the season the Eagles were favorites in SWBL; however, after 15 minutes of play, Hayden Bullock, a captain who is playing at The U.S. Air Force Academy next year, tore his ACL. After this injury, the team … Continue reading Bellbrook Football Marches Forward in a Remarkable Season

Spooky Sensations: A 2018 Halloween Homecoming

By: Morgan Sharbaugh Homecoming is upon us, with Spirit Week starting October 8. The Homecoming football game is Friday, October 12 and the dance is Saturday, October 13 in the auxiliary gym at Bellbrook High School. The student council is in charge of coming up for the theme of Homecoming. Due to a late Homecoming on October 13, they decided on a Halloween theme. From … Continue reading Spooky Sensations: A 2018 Halloween Homecoming

Hurricane Florence Devastates the U.S. East Coast

By: Jade Edwards The hurricane by the name of Florence hit along the East Coast of the United States, primarily in the Carolinas, Friday, September 14.  Florence transpired from a tropical wave off the African coast of the Atlantic on August 30. It started to become a tropical storm on September 1, and was classified as a Category 4 hurricane by September 4-5. From the … Continue reading Hurricane Florence Devastates the U.S. East Coast

Candidates for Midterm Elections

by Arden Lunay In the midst of the political turmoil that feels like citizens don’t get a say in, November is growing closer. For 2018, that means it is midterm elections. There are many seats up for election, from governor, to smaller, local seats like the Greene County Board of Commissions. No matter the level of the position, each one is important and can have … Continue reading Candidates for Midterm Elections

Learn about Feng Shui lifestyle to find your ZEN

by Raihan Elgihani Imagine a relaxed life filled with positive energy and complete harmony, being able to sit down, with your eyes closed, imagining yourself at a waterfront. You feel the wind brush gently upon your skin, and hear the seagulls warble their songs as they fly above. This tranquility can be accomplished. But how? Through the sumptuous art of Feng Shui, a cultural way of life that helps achieve … Continue reading Learn about Feng Shui lifestyle to find your ZEN