• 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... READ MORE »»

    Too little sleep can affect student performance at school.

  • Mental illness affects students’ social, school lives

    Mental illness affects students’ social, school lives

    Olivia Herzog, Editor-in-Chief

    May 23, 2016

    It seems like a normal day in class as students around you do independent work and participate in class discussion. With no warning, the teacher calls on you to answer a question, and you start to panic. Suddenly, you are unable to speak. Your breathing gets quick and shallow; you feel intense pa... READ MORE »»

    Artwork by Noah Wehr

  • Stressed out

    Stressed out

    Olivia Herzog, Editor-in-Chief

    April 7, 2016

    Students arrive at school in a rush, poorly dressed and sipping coffee to make up for their lack of sleep the night before. They nervously take their seats and can do nothing but hope that their last-minute cramming will suffice and result in at least a passing grade on this major exam. Stress ... READ MORE »»

  • Thinking ahead

    Thinking ahead

    Olivia Herzog, Editor-in-Chief

    February 18, 2016

    Seniors return from winter break with smiles and college acceptance letters, but their feelings of success are quickly stifled with worries of their ability to handle the level of stress and difficult changes that college may bring and that high school has not prepared them for. Freshman, sophomores... READ MORE »»

    Junior Jake Keinarth spends some free time in the College and Career Center studying and familiarizing himself with the SAT. He will take the test and assess his college readiness at some point in the near future.

    Olivia Herzog

  • High Score

    High Score

    Olivia Herzog, Editor-In-Chief

    January 4, 2016

    Trying to look past the long, stressful school day, some students return to their homes and immediately turn on an Xbox to become absorbed into the fictional and imaginary worlds that video games provide. This season, new and highly-anticipated video games have become a main topic of conversation.... READ MORE »»

    Seniors Noah Ghormley and Brandon Batot discuss strategies to use in their favorite game, "Summoner's War," and use their free time during off periods and lunch to play.

    Olivia Herzog

Veteran principal Brown comes to Bastrop

Guy Bedford, Reporter

With over 27 years of experience and an extensive record in education administration, principal Brad Brown seeks new challenges at BHS. Brown comes from a family of educators and k...  Read More »

October 3, 2016 • 0 comments

Students approve of dress code changes

Zoe Picciandra, Reporter

As the 2016 school year starts off with a bang, the principal is not the only new thing for the Bastrop Bears. For the first year, administration is allowing once prohibited things suc...  Read More »

October 3, 2016 • 0 comments

Rethinking lunch

Jared Smith, editor/reporter

With a new lunch program engaging BHS, a company named South West Food Service Excellence (SFE) is offering a broader menu to students with healthy food options and choices. “The...  Read More »

October 3, 2016 • 0 comments

New teacher feels at home

September 27, 2016

We Asked, You Said:

May 26, 2016

Summer Plans

May 23, 2016

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Checkmate with classmates

Minka Atkinson, Campus Life Editor

The silence in the room is broken only by the noise of game pieces being set down and occasional quiet remarks as the members of the newly formed chess club concentrate on their games. The club recently had its first mee...  Read More »

October 3, 2016 • 0 comments

  • Review: It’s ‘Ben’ a long time! October 3, 2016
  • Adult Coloring Books: A Relief for Stress April 11, 2016
  • Review: “Race” recalls Owens overcoming hatred, winning gold April 11, 2016

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Hair Trends

Rebecca Maxwell, Reporter

This spring, many new fashion trends are already apparent, especially in hair color. Hair trends are one of the most fun to stay up to date on. For girls, darker browns are becoming more popular altho...  Read More »

May 26, 2016 • 0 comments

New iOS 9 Update Offers New Features

May 26, 2016

Fashion: Boys’ hairstyles

April 11, 2016

Fashion: Jackets make statement, keep out cold

February 11, 2016

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  • 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 ...

  • Thumbs up, thumbs down

    Sweaters, pumpkins, and leaves are visible on the streets as fall approaches. It’s a nice change as students and teachers get closer to ending the f...

  • Exchange student compares schools

    When I walked into the school for the first time, I thought I would be in an American movie, because the hallways with all the lockers look exactly ho...

  • Thumbs Up Thumbs Down

      Thumbs Up: No school Family trips and vacations Perfect swimming weather shorter nights/sleeping in Perfect for snocones...

  • Rant and Raves

    Rant- Something that really gets to me are those clingy couples in the hallway who just can’t get enough of each other.  Just walking to class is a...

  • Editor Finds Place on Staff

    High school is an interesting thing. For me, it has brought on both the best and the worst times of my life. Joining the newspaper staff at this schoo...

  • You know what really grinds my gears?

    You know what really grinds my gears?

  • Thumbs Up/ Thumbs Down

    As spring approaches and the seasons begin to change, there are disadvantages and advantages that come with it. This is the perfect kind of weather to...

  • Stress rises as the end of the year draws closer

    Stress rises as the end of the year draws closer

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