BHS students reflect on their school experience and mental health

By: Audrey Cable Mental health is a regular conversation among experts and students alike. According to the CDC, 20% of students seriously considered suicide while 9% of students actually attempted to commit suicide during the pandemic. People wonder what schools can do to help improve the mental health of its students rather than impact it negatively. Senior Eve Jamilkowski stated that she would want students to … Continue reading BHS students reflect on their school experience and mental health

Dayton Kicks off Festival Season with the 62nd Annual Greek Fest 

By: Kirsten Thomas Last weekend marked the start of festival season in Dayton. As usual, the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church fulfilled its goal of  bringing people together, young and old, to enjoy an authentic Greek experience. Live music from the festival could be heard from streets surrounding the church. Admission was free, and the smell of gyro meat was the first thing to greet visitors … Continue reading Dayton Kicks off Festival Season with the 62nd Annual Greek Fest 

Bellbrook theatre will perform “Peter and the Starcatcher”

by Jayla Fields Bellbrook High school’s theatre students are working hard to put together Peter and the Starcatcher, a play about Peter Pan’s origins based on a book series. They will perform it at the end of November. Peter and the Starcatcher is a Tony-decorated play that tells the story of how an orphan becomes Peter Pan. This play was based on Dave Barry and … Continue reading Bellbrook theatre will perform “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Queen Elizabeth has Died: Where Does the UK Go from Here?

by Adia Miller On September 8, the UK’s longest ruling monarch, Queen Elizabeth ll, passed away at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. While the loss of the Queen is devastating, plans have been created for the inevitable event. The monarchical succession of power continues to the firstborn of the previous generation. This means that with the announcement of Queen Elizabeth’s death, her first born, the former … Continue reading Queen Elizabeth has Died: Where Does the UK Go from Here?

New bus routes creating confusion for some

by Claire Webster Buses have returned to all of the schools in the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools community with some major changes, causing confusion within the school district. Buses have also now returned to the high school thanks to passing the levy, which causes many changes in the school district. Each of the schools have now changed the time they start and finish, so the bus drivers … Continue reading New bus routes creating confusion for some

Nintendo brings games, new and old, to the Nintendo Switch this 2022-2023

by Ten Bottemiller The Nintendo Direct livestream on September 13 had Nintendo fans of all ages on the edge of their seats. Followers of huge game franchises had been waiting months, even years, for some sort of announcement from the company. Nintendo Direct touched on so many games as well as possibly the most awaited one: the sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of … Continue reading Nintendo brings games, new and old, to the Nintendo Switch this 2022-2023

There’s More to the Yellow and Purple Shirts

by Grace Krane You may have noticed the increased number of yellow and purple shirts moving throughout the Bellbrook community lately. The growing number of people in these eye-catching shirts can be attributed to the district-wide program, Supportive Peers.  Supportive Peers started in the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek schools at the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year by a few Bellbrook teachers, including Mrs. Rivero, a math teacher … Continue reading There’s More to the Yellow and Purple Shirts

Mr. Basinger and Mrs. Hensley Retiring from Bellbrook High School

By: Rachel Holbrook As we reach the end of the 21-22 school year, two of our amazing teachers, Mr. Basinger and Mrs. Hensley, will be retiring. They have made a lasting impact on Bellbrook Students and have taught us so much. Mr. Basinger has been teaching for 34 years with 25 at Bellbrook. He has also been coaching for 21 years at Bellbrook and 30 … Continue reading Mr. Basinger and Mrs. Hensley Retiring from Bellbrook High School

Bellbrook’s Drone Teams win national competition

By: Reagan Morrow In April, Bellbrook’s Drone teams, Monkey Brains and Hog Flyers, went to Florida for the 2022 Drones in School – MultiGP STEM Alliance National Race. Each team got to bring something home. Monkey Brain — with members Anthony Jiovani, Isaac Lefeld, Kevin Pray, Harrison Shupe, Lucas Smallwood, Ayden Volmer, Colton Warren — won the overall competition and best video. Hog Flyers — … Continue reading Bellbrook’s Drone Teams win national competition