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AP vs Dual Enrollment

AP vs Dual Enrollment
May 20, 2020

“Advanced Placement Courses versus Dual Enrollment. Which class should I take?” I know I had that same thought my sophomore year as I was looking through courses. What does dual enrollment even mean?...

Climate Change: Is it Really About the Climate?

Climate Change: Is it Really About the Climate?
February 25, 2020

We hear it all the time.   “Ocean levels are rising!”   “Temperatures are getting higher!”   “The icecaps are melting!”   Often in the discussion...

The Joker Gen X

The Joker Gen X
December 5, 2019

  The Joker, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaqin Phoenix, is set in the late ’70s New York. From the opening shots the director of photography, Lawrence Sher, recreates the look of...

Speaking Out Against Gun Violence

With the rise of school shootings, action must begin to prevent anymore casualties.
June 15, 2018

Imagine you walk into school like every other day. You greet friends in the hall before the first bell rings, and you head to your first block. Until the past few years, nobody in this typical school setting...

Goodbye, Instagram

Students say goodbye to their favorite social media distraction.
June 15, 2018

“No internet connection,” reads the harsh red rectangle. This glaring reminder at the top of the screen reminds student that their favorite social media app has been blocked. For most of the 2018 school...

“Avengers: Infinity War” Review

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A review of the newest Marvel film and what it did to my soul
May 31, 2018
Infinity War tore out my soul and ate it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The Empowerment of Entertainers

The Empowerment of Entertainers
December 15, 2017
The very thought of revealing a private part of your life that you had never decided to share until the moment you were alleged with sexual harassment is farcical, ludicrous and everything beneath the kitchen sink.

Dear Air Vents

October 5, 2017

Dear air vents, I feel like I’m on a blind date with myself. It’s just me here in the computer lab of Pendergrass Palace. I’m taking the term “I wouldn’t date you if you were the last...

My junior prom experience

My junior prom experience
why is prom such a big deal?
June 15, 2017

Prom is one of the most hyped up dances of all time in a teenager’s high school experience. Throughout my lifetime, I have watched many movies (thanks to Disney) about prom. In each one, teenagers had...

Swipe or Swap

With debit cards on the rise, more and more families question the pros and cons of opening a checking account for their teenagers.
May 25, 2017

With debit cards on the rise, more and more families question the pros and cons of opening a checking account for their teenagers. Today, a debit card can be found in many students wallets here at BHS...

The real problem in school hallways

Public Displays of Affection is a major problem in High Schools
May 23, 2017

Romeo and Juliet, Cinderella and Prince Charming, Jack and Rose; We get it, after spending most of your lives idolizing these icons of love, you feel the need to recreate their famous kissing scenes while...

To the class of 2017, thank God

May 22, 2017

This is an open letter to the class of 2017. I want to begin this letter by introducing the fact that this is not a teary-eyed goodbye. This is not a fond reminder of all the “good times” we all...

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