Trump Expands the Travel Ban

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

Dates to Know for BHS winter sports season

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

Review: Heathcliff Teaches the Lessons in Wuthering Heights

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

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

Frozen 2 Provides Philosophical Insights

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

How to throw a Holiday Party!

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!