By: Sara Wolf In mid-February, Bellbrook teacher and track coach Charlie O’Dell presented BHS students with the opportunity to lift at 6 a.m. before their school day begins. Though the option may sound unappealing to many, after a month, 20 students have been coming consistently on Monday and Thursday mornings to enjoy the feeling of accomplishing something first thing in the morning. Most athletes that … Continue reading Why are students coming to school at six in the morning?
By: Sara Wolf On February 5, only 5 days before Senior Night, Ethan Savey had to say goodbye to his dad who had to leave for a year-long deployment in Korea. Though Savey was heartbroken that his dad and greatest mentor couldn’t walk with him to be recognized for his athletic accomplishments, Savey’s mom, brother, sister, teammates, and community came around him to celebrate him … Continue reading Senior Athlete Highlight: Ethan Savey – Senior Night with a Piece Missing
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
By Dan Yokajty Exam week is here and students around the school are starting to stress out. Studying is a very difficult task to stay focused on. Even harder than studying is finding time to study, since juggling your schedule is tricky. So the Bellbrook National Honor Society is tackling this problem by offering peer tutoring after school every day during exam week. So if you are having … Continue reading NHS Peer Tutoring all week!
By Dan Yokajty Bellbrook High School held its annual blood drive Monday, November 10. The Key club runs this event so that students can get a chance to help the community by donating their own blood. Martin Cheng, the student coordinator, noted, “We had 105 people sign up and we ended up having 82 pints of blood total.” As a first time donor I was very … Continue reading Annual Blood Drive Collects 82 pints
by Caroline Wong Hannah Graham, a second year student at the University of Virginia has been missing as of September 13. Today, suspect Jesse Matthew, Jr. appeared in court and was questioned regarding Graham’s abduction. Her disappearance has had a huge impact within the Charlottesville area and has even resulted in a nationwide search. In hopes of preventing another unfortunate event like this from happening, five … Continue reading 5 Useful Apps for Safety