• Eating disorders threaten student health

    Eating disorders threaten student health

    Lily Ellzey, Reporter

    March 22, 2017

    A deadly illness lurks right beneath the noses of students, lying in wait. Friends and family suffer in silence, often until it’s too late. Eating disorders are some of the most deadly mental illnesses, yet the majority of students at BHS are unaware of the impact they can have. “To be honest, I...

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  • Fundraisers drive club activities

    Fundraisers drive club activities

    Tori Carnahan, Editor-in-Chief

    February 23, 2017

    Money is often an underlying factor in keeping high school organizations running. These school organizations put a lot of time and effort into making their organization the most successful and fun, but a lot of the time they are held back by budgets. For example the prom committee and student counc...

    StuCo hosts a dodgeball tournament to raise money for the state convention in April.

  • Young people cope with the aftermath of peer pressure

    Young people cope with the aftermath of peer pressure

    December 12, 2016

    Peer pressure is an issue that many teens face, whether it’s at parties, at home or school. Many of these situations occur behind closed doors. Teens unfortunately focus a lot on their popularity in school, causing them to do things they wouldn’t do if they were not under intense pressure. Issues...

    The desire for acceptance drives students to make choices they later regret.

  • The Working Class

    The Working Class

    Tori Carnahan, Editor-in-Chief

    November 10, 2016

    Working during the school week adds a lot of stress READ MORE »»

  • Catching Zzzzzz’s

    Catching Zzzzzz’s

    Tori Carnahan, Editor-In-Chief

    October 3, 2016

    Teens in high school are often consumed by the media, school work, extracurricular activities, work and problems at home, and with all of their time taken up by these concerns they often lack the time to get a good night’s sleep. “Whenever I don’t get enough sleep I feel drowsy and unfocu...

    Too little sleep can affect student performance at school.

ROTC teaches leadership, scholarship

ROTC teaches leadership, scholarship

Nathan Perry, Reporter

To be a soldier people think that all they have to do is sign up and do a little bit of training, but that is not the case. Students can choose to go through some training in ...

March 27No Comments

New teachers settle in

New teachers settle in

Amara Martinez, Reporter

Teachers create a sense of routine and order in a classroom. However, when new teachers join in the staff everything is unfamiliar and can be a bit daunting until they re...

March 27No Comments

Students help others by donating blood

Students help others by donating blood

Alex Mitchell, Reporter

Most 16 year olds can’t save lives by being prestigious surgeons, medical engineers or firefighters, but they can by donating blood. Teens are able to donate blood at any...

March 22No Comments

Choir is inspiring students, building confidence

Choir is inspiring students, building confidence

February 23

French club to host Mardi Gras parade

French club to host Mardi Gras parade

February 23

PALS build environment, character

PALS build environment, character

February 23

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Juniors visit Bass Concert Hall to watch Cuban contemporary dance

Juniors visit Bass Concert Hall to watch Cuban contemporary dance

Scott Stephenson and River Parrish

The lights came up as nine dancers move towards the center of the stage. A sea of high school students watch as the dancers parade in a circle around a single dancer. The lights glow red and it looks like the dancers are...

February 21No Comments

  • 2017 brings promising, new albums from many February 21
  • Review: December 15
  • Senior finds fun, relaxation at work December 12

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winter fashion

DeMoNaye Rector, Reporter

There are a lot of trends here, from hoodies to ponchos to sports team jerseys. As winter rolls around so do these trends. People start wearing fuzzy socks and sweaters and whatever else they want to keep...

February 27No Comments

Hair Trends

Hair Trends

May 26

New iOS 9 Update Offers New Features

New iOS 9 Update Offers New Features

May 26

Fashion: Boys’ hairstyles

Fashion: Boys’ hairstyles

April 11

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  • Organizations governed by fundraising rules

    Organizations governed by fundraising rules

  • Teens prefer technology over books

    It’s a battle between free time and mandatory reading logs, Twitter and textbooks. Researchers have found the number of American children who read b...

  • Rants and Raves

    Rant- Want to know something irritating? How about the fact that we just got brand new counter tops in one of the restrooms yet still have to deal wit...

  • Thumbs up / Thumbs down

    Favorite holiday’s come along in the winter such as Christmas and New Year’s. It’s nice getting closer to a new year and new goals for it. These...

  • Students face other pressures besides those posed by peers

    Students have been warned for most of their lives about the dangers of peer pressure and the importance of not giving in to it. Adults worry about the...

  • Editorial

    Editorial

  • We Asked, You Said

    “Hillary Clinton because she has always fought for the children and she supports them.” - sophomore Natalie Benitez       ...

  • Editorial

    High school seems to be a breeze if we simply think about attending daily classes. However, the average school day can already feel like a job to most...

  • It’s Your Say

    “I don’t know. I don’t really sleep but I fall asleep in class a lot, so a good night’s sleep is important. I still make good grades.” -s...

  • Editorial

    Lack of sleep is a problem that high school students face on a daily basis. It can cause them a variety of issues both mentally and physically and is ...

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