• PDA between students remains issue with students, staff

    PDA between students remains issue with students, staff

    Minka Atkinson, Campus Life Editor

    April 10, 2017

    PDA, short for Public Displays of Affection, is considered an annoyance by many students and teachers. Despite this, however, it remains a common sight throughout the school. “I’m in the hallway almost every period, except during lunches,” librarian Jana Allen said. “I see it several time...

    Star Jaimes and Danny Hernandez engage in school-appropriate PDA while waiting for their bus.

  • 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.

Musical gets a head start

Scott Stephenson, Reporter

A line of students wait in anticipation for their name to be called to enter the room where auditions are occurring. They are all there for the same reason; they want to b...

May 23, 2017No Comments

A Perfect Ten

Sullivan Meservey, Reporter

Vincent Goudeau Rank: 1 University: University of Texas College: Cockrell School of Engineering Major: Petroleum and Engineering Q. What is your greatest accompli...

May 23, 2017No Comments

Students prepare for AP testing

Students prepare for AP testing

Minka Atkinson, Campus Life Editor

AP tests will begin on May 1 and continue for two weeks. Students are going into crunch time to study and prepare. “AP classes have taught me how to cram eight hours of studying...

May 18, 2017No Comments

Tick Tock

Tick Tock

May 4, 2017

Students want more vending machines

Students want more vending machines

May 4, 2017

Juniors plan as senior year approaches

Juniors plan as senior year approaches

May 4, 2017

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Bastrop offers many summer activities

Bastrop offers many summer activities

Makayla Bryant, Reporter

As the school year ends and summer begins, we find ourselves stuck at home or at a job, bored, wondering what we could possibly do on our free time that is not far away. Instead of doing nothing exciting all summer, whether ...

May 24, 2017No Comments

  • Review: The Fast and the Furious family is back on the big screen for an eighth movie May 23, 2017
  • Seniors take on Six Flags Fiesta Texas May 19, 2017
  • We Asked, You Said May 4, 2017

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Screen Time

Screen Time

Alex Mitchell, Reporter

Every day, students nonchalantly have their eyes glued to their cell phones and scroll through their social media for endless hours. Most think that this excessive amount of social media is “no big de...

May 1, 2017No Comments

All Dressed Up

All Dressed Up

April 12, 2017

Fashion

April 4, 2017

winter fashion

February 27, 2017

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