By: Sarah Bevelhymer On January 31, 2020, President Trump amended his 2017 executive order adding six new countries to his travel ban. The 2017 travel ban restricted entrance into the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries. These countries included Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Venezuela, and North Korea. This was the first step in completing his campaign pledge to shut down the entrance of possible-terrorists … Continue reading Trump Expands the Travel Ban
by Megan Hyer Winter Sports Schedule for the next two weeks (February 11 – February 25): Tuesday, February 11 Girls Basketball JV-B tournament at 6 pm at Centerville High School Boys Freshman, JV, and Varsity Basketball games at 4:30 pm, 5:45 pm, and 7:15 pm vs Preble Shawnee at Preble Shawnee High School Thursday, February 13 Girls Basketball JV-B tournament at Centerville High School Varsity … Continue reading Dates to Know for BHS winter sports season
By: Kayla Stephensen In Emily Bronte’s classic novel, Wuthering Heights, Heathcliff spends the majority of the book plotting revenge on his childhood tormentors: Hindley Earnshaw, who he often butted heads with as a child, and Edgar Linton, who marries the love of Heathcliff’s life, Catherine Earnshaw. He torments by causing pain to the descendants of his oppressors whose characteristics are often ironic. Catherine’s child looks … Continue reading Review: Heathcliff Teaches the Lessons in Wuthering Heights
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
by Abby Clack With this busy 3rd quarter, there are many things at many different times. There are also many different family things. My family is a family of 6 and we all have very different schedules. Here’s how we keep it together: 1. Have a calendar Keep a calendar together with friends, family, or even your sports group. My family has one on our … Continue reading Keeping a Schedule!
by Abby Clack Winter blues. We all see them coming, and it’s not even really winter. The blues are normally caused by the lack of Vitamin C, which we get from the sun. Dr. Matthew Rudorfer, a mental health expert at News in Health says, “Winter blues is a general term, not a medical diagnosis. It’s fairly common, and it’s more mild than serious. It … Continue reading Winter Blues or SAD?
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
By: Kayla Stephensen “How I wish it would stay this way forever. Although, fall mocks us with change.” – Olaf Olaf experiences a widening of perspective throughout the second Frozen movie which builds his character and makes him continually relatable to the same audience he was six years ago. The quote above is comical and yet true. The constancy of change is the only thing … Continue reading Frozen 2 Provides Philosophical Insights
by Abby Clack As a child of a Southern woman, we throw very extravagant Christmas parties. This year we threw our annual Ugly Sweater Party. Here’s how: Send “Save the Dates” We like to do this around the beginning of November because the holidays are very busy. But once the party is on their calendar, they’ll probably remember to not plan anything else. Send the … Continue reading How to throw a Holiday Party!
by Sydney Hollingsworth As the seasons change from warm and bright to cold and dark, it can be difficult to stay in a good mood. If winter is bringing you down, here are some tips to keep you motivated and to keep your mind off the doldrums of these months: Spend time with your friends baking cookies, going sledding, having a movie night, etc. Start … Continue reading How to Beat the Winter Slump