By Michaela Fielding
“My favorite part about the blood drive is the people it benefits in the long run.”- senior Karissa Sprout
On normal days, the small gym is used for physical education classes. Students play basketball, volleyball, tennis, and many other sports; however that is not what it was used for on February 9th. National Honors Society (NHS) utilized the small gym to play host to the second BSHS blood drive of the year. Continue reading Giving back
By Chris Tupin
“I love my job. It is really fun, and getting to interact with kids is the best part of my day.” – Secretary Renee Hult
With prom season right around the corner, many different people, besides just students, are involved in the planning of this big event. One of these people responsible for the organization of prom, as well as many other things, is Renee Hult. Hult is the secretary to assistant principal to Heather Knudson. Continue reading A day in the life of Renee Hult
By Courtney Yanks
“Equality is what this country needs, what this world needs. Equality for all men and women, not based on gender, sexuality or race.” -junior Karissa Johnson
On January 21st, more than 200,000 women, men and children visited Washington square to march for their rights. The women’s march was a response to show opposition to the political policies of the newly inaugurated President, Donald Trump.
Continue reading Students march for equality
By Kaylee Largent
“Colleges are like a wedding dress. You don’t know if it fits or if you like it until you try it on.” – Counselor Megan Callanan
College is a big step for most students after high school, and with so many different schools offered around the country, it’s very important that students choose a school that they absolutely love. Visiting colleges is one of the best ways for a student to get an idea of what that college has to offer. Continue reading On the hunt for colleges
By Jadyn Webber
“We work out everyday and we don’t jack around.” – junior Reagan Spotts
It is common for football players and wrestlers to be found in the weight room, lifting their way to higher achievement. But what about the volleyball players or cheerleaders that also rely on their strength to become a better athlete?
Continue reading Weightlifting: not just for the boys
By Dasia Walters
“I think it’s deeper than personalities. It showed empathy in the beast.” – junior Daria Wilson
One of the first movies released in 2017 brought the new year in with a bang. M. Night Shyamalan’s psychological thriller “Split” dropped into theaters on January 20 and raked in a whopping $40.2 million.
Continue reading ‘Split’ opinions on new Shyamalan film release
By J. Metje
“Expose yourself to plenty of sunlight, eat well, exercise, and surround yourself with a positive number of people.” -Megan Callanan, counselor, on dealing with SAD
“I’ll have a blue Christmas without you,” Elvis Presley so famously croons. In a surprising twist, the “you” in this song may very well be a healthy dose of sunshine and vitamin D. That, coupled with the added stress of the winter months, leaves quite a large number of people feeling SAD. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, up to twenty percent of people suffer from some degree of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), or winter depression. Truly, the winter blues is not just Jack Frost nipping at our noses; it is an actual, diagnosable disorder.
Continue reading Singing the winter blues
By Michaela Fielding
“My favorite part [of ASL] is the excitement when you understand what they are saying to you and when you realize that you’ve learned a new type of language.”- senior Xavia Wheeler
The room is silent as students try their best to remember what sign goes with what word. The concentration can be seen on each student’s face. This is just the the average Friday for those who choose to participate in the American Sign Language Club. Continue reading Signing up to ASL
By Courtney Yanks
“I think it made people pay attention. They were a lot more interesting than previous years’ videos. I think we presented them in a way that was fun and exciting for students to actually sit and listen to.” –senior Jake Ryan said.
The Wildcat TV crew spent weeks creating enrollment videos for BSHS students. The enrollment videos were made to better explain classes to take for the next year of high school. Creating these videos required a large investment of time and creativity. Continue reading Wildcat TV directs students into enrollment