Get ready for Songs in Blue with the Bellbrook Marching Eagles

By Leanne Beane If you enjoy any of these musical selections, consider looking into the Bellbrook Marching Eagles 2021 show “Out of the Blue” which contains all four of these pieces, including a few of the famed solos. Rhapsody In Blue by George Gershwin “Rhapsody In Blue” by George Gershwin is an orchestral piece written in 1924 for Paul Whiteman’s “An Experiment in Modern Music” … Continue reading Get ready for Songs in Blue with the Bellbrook Marching Eagles

Autumn Décor Ideas to Spice Up Your Bedroom

By Leanne Beane As autumn approaches, many individuals are searching for new décor to match the upcoming season. Popular themes include homegrown food, forests, vibrant colors, and spicy scents. As companies begin advertising their seasonal items, candles, small animal figurines, and autumn plants rise to the top of the sales. These pieces of décor are inexpensive and trendy, perfect for any bedroom. Companies such as … Continue reading Autumn Décor Ideas to Spice Up Your Bedroom

What I learned from high school journalism…

By Anna Starkey After spending four semesters in Newspaper, here are nine things that I learned from my interesting experience: Procrastination is a slippery slope… Once you start, there is no stopping.  Missing one deadline becomes missing three articles and having an F in newspaper.  Instead of waiting until the night before a deadline, I plan to start all of my papers MUCH earlier in college. I … Continue reading What I learned from high school journalism…

Spotting the Spotted…Salamander

By Anna Starkey For a brief moment each year, a creature of the mud slowly emerges, ready to partake in its annual journey.  This migration is not for food, nor is it for a warm winter home.  Instead, the small, slimy creature chases streams, searching for an ideal body of water to lay its young.  This creature is the spotted salamander, and it has eluded Bellbrook High … Continue reading Spotting the Spotted…Salamander

Christmas Carols and Musical Perils

by Rachael Birri In the words of Mr. Parks, “Christmas songs are like food; everyone has an opinion.” For example, Mr. Parks hates “Santa Baby.” He describes it as “very disturbing” and just “weird,” a sentiment shared by most, not to mention the greediness of the singer requesting such items as a ‘54 convertible, a duplex, and the deed to a platinum mine. Inversely, his … Continue reading Christmas Carols and Musical Perils

Outstanding Athlete Spotlight: Holly Hulett

by Jackie Thompson She’s been swimming competitively for nearly ten years now and doesn’t plan to stop anytime soon. Senior Holly Hulett has been a crucial part of the BHS swim team since her debut freshmen year. This year, however, she’s determined to make it to state. “I think we have really shot this year!” Hulett says. “This is the largest team I’ve ever been a part … Continue reading Outstanding Athlete Spotlight: Holly Hulett

Treehuggers Unite! Environmental Club on the rise

by Jackie Thompson Tuesday, October 13 marked the very first meeting of BHS’s new Environmental Club. The club was co-founded by Seniors Anna Starkey and Jackie Thompson, with Mrs. Dyer acting as the club’s supervisor. “Jackie and I decided to start this club to do what we can to improve the environment, whether that’s by educating students on the threats it’s facing or creating programs to … Continue reading Treehuggers Unite! Environmental Club on the rise

What is lent anyway?

By Cayla Destefani Just last Wednesday (2/18/15) Christian churches all over the world celebrated Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. I’ll bet some people just went into panic reading that and thought, “No way! Is it Lent already? Does that mean I need to give something up?” Although many people use this Lenten season to try to actually complete their New Year Resolution of … Continue reading What is lent anyway?