Volume 43 Number 1

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Volume 43 Number 2

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Volume 43 Number 3

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Volume 43 Number 4

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Viking swimmers advance to region

Bryan took 14 swimmers to the district swim meet and 10 are advancing to regionals. Swimmers advancing include: *Boys 200 Medley Relay (Austin Ayers, Marco Gutierriez, Harrison Jones, and Matthew Belobraydic) *Boys 200 Free Relay (Matthew Belobraydic, Marco Gutierriez, Mathhew Hutchinson, and Harrison Jones) *Girls Medley Relay (Catherine Anding, Alanis King, Brittany Thurstin, and Sarah […]

Viking wrestlers advance to region

The boys wrestling team finished in 2nd place as a team behind Killeen-Ellison and the girls finished 4th with only 3 wrestlers entered. The team qualified 13 wrestlers to compete at the Region 4 tournament in San Antonio. Below are the wrestlers that qualified for Regionals and how they placed at the district meet. Wrestler […]

AcaDec team earns awards at regional competition

The AcaDec team participated in the Academic Decathlon Regional Competition hosted at Magnolia High School. The team competed against 28 other Region 6 schools and earned 5th place overall. Honors Category: Molly Stevenson – 1st place Honors student Tatum Littleton – 2nd place Honors student Nicholas Cargo – 3rd place Honors student Scholastic Category: Ashley […]

Culture infantilized by lack of expectations

The grocery store: something people used to get dressed up for, or at least look presentable for is now littered with people that look like they just rolled out of bed.

Desolation of Tolkien: Second Hobbit Movie distorts story

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is the second installment in the Hobbit movie trilogy which premiered on December 13, 2013. After being disappointed by the first movie nearly a year ago, I had low hopes for the sequel. Sadly my expectations proved to be mostly true.

From classroom to ballroom teacher showcases moves

After balancing the things she loves – her job, her family, and other priorities – for 36 years, economics teacher Laura Wagner decided that it was time to do something for her own pleasure. That being said, Wagner never thought she would be putting the “fox” in foxtrot.

Senior benefits from busy schedule, extracurricular activities

While focusing on one or two particular extracurricular activities while in high school is sufficient for many students, for senior Zoey Clark, one or two are not enough. Aside from being involved in NHS and the treasurer of Key Club, Zoey is a member of the Viking band and plays on the varsity soccer team.

Act on ambitions: Taking opportunities despite doubts pays off

During last year’s running of the Snowball Derby – the most prestigious Super Late Model race in the country – I was simply a spectator. That’s more than most people can say, however, as the race isn’t televised and is therefore only truly accessible to those who make the trip to Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida to watch it. But this time around, in the 46th-annual running of the race, I was introduced to a whole new side of the event, and of racing itself: I returned to Five Flags Speedway with a media credential and a crew that had bounds more experience with doing at-track race coverage than I.

Exchange student fulfills dream, enjoys American experience

“When I was about 10, the only thing I could think about was living my own ‘High School Musical’ experience.”

Junior Clara Garcia Castineira is finally getting to live this dream. Clara, an exchange student from Galicia, Spain, says that this journey is something that her and many other students in Spain get to experience.

Cheerleader tryouts scheduled for February

There will be a mandatory informational meeting for all students interested in trying out for the 2014-2015 cheerleading squad on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 6:00 in the Silver Cafeteria. REQUIRED: Must bring a parent or guardian Must bring your most recent report card Must bring a current physical Tryout Clinic/Practice Dates: Feb 24-27 Time: 4:30-6:30 […]

Viking wrestlers take second at tournament

The boys and girls wrestling teams both finished second at the College Station HS tournament. The boys came up just 4 points short of first place earning 135 points, while Summer Creek HS earned 139. The girls were also close behind Summer creek and finished second by just 2.5 points. Division winners included Cody Murph […]

Shy-Anne informational meetings and tryouts scheduled

Informational Meetings: Tues March 4th – Informational Tryout Meeting 1 @ 6:00 p.m. in Room 1200 Wed March 5th – Informational Tryout Meeting 2 @ 6:00 p.m. in Room 1200 (Both meetings should last about an hour, certainly no longer than two) Shy-Anne Tryout Week: Mon 3/17 – 4:00-6:00 BHS main gym (2) Tue 3/18 […]

Shy-Annes and cheerleading competition show-offs scheduled for February

The Shy-Anne’s and Cheerleaders are both competing the weekend of February 7-8 and will be having a show-off performance showcasing their competition routines. It will take place on Monday, Feb. 3 at the Bryan Collegiate High School gym. Doors open at 6pm and it’s free admission for all. Showcase Information

The more you know: Sex education leads to prevention, not promiscuity

The issue over whether to teach sex education in schools remains a hot debate topic. In many cases, parents wish to solely be responsible for educating their children on sex and sex-related topics. On the other hand many teachers, administrators, and parents feel that education is the only means of decreasing teen pregnancy.

Students place at local academic UIL invitational

Students competed against area schools at an academic UIL invitational held at A&M Consolidated High School on Saturday, Jan. 11. The following students placed in their events: Dillon Richards – 2nd place – Computer Applications Andy Ramirez – 2nd place – Current Issues & Events Sheerah Williams – 3rd place – Literary Criticism Caleb Hauschild […]

Students earn All-State Choir honors

On Saturday, January 11, seniors Lindsey Morehead and James Mosqueda earned positions in the 2014 Texas All-State Mixed Choir. Lindsey placed 4th chair in the Soprano 1 section. James placed 2nd chair in the Bass 2 section. These students will represent Bryan High School at the Texas Music Educators (TMEA) State Convention February 12-16 in […]

Student named finalist for Brazos Valley Symphnony Orchestra

Junior Thomas Gusewelle has been selected one of three finalists in the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra’s Youth Concerto Competition. The finalists will perform their selection before a panel of three judges and an audience at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at Peace Lutheran Church, 2201 Rio Grande Boulevard, College Station. The public is […]