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... READ MORE »»
The desire for acceptance drives students to make choices they later regret.
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.
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 »»
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.
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Many people are tired of the same old restaurants in Bastrop. There are plenty of fast food restaurants, but sometimes eating out is enjoying a meal at a local restaurant rather than picking one up and taking it home. Howe... Read More »
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 »
It’s JV’s halftime, and Marquis Blakey is listening to music and dribbling the ball while he stretches and warms up before facing a tough opponent in the new 19-5A district. Blakely is the starting point g... Read More »
All sports at BHS are sponsored by Adidas, including all varsity sports, football, track, basketball and volleyball. Adidas is a popular brand and they believe they have great things to offer to BHS.
“Adidas... Read More »
The referee blows the whistle. A player lies on the field. Injuries happen in nearly every game. Football player Zevon Burnett dislocated his knee cap when someone kicked his knee in the last football... Read More »