Dual Functionality: Senior uses soccer as a learning experience, outlet for enjoyment

While some students pursue big dreams as sports superstars, others are content with simply playing a sport they enjoy. For senior Ben Gonzales, soccer has been a fun physical outlet as he juggles school, work, friends, and family. “I love being able to go out there and just play the game,” Ben said. “It’s a […]

Do it for the Vine: App urges character, creativity, collaboration

Two hours of consecutive six second videos. How tedious does that sound? You begin to ask yourself, this can’t be me? It was just 11 o’clock, how is it already two in the morning? No way have I been staring at a screen for hours at a time. In this day and age however, technology has the power to do exactly that, and I too have fallen victim.

BHS trainers earn national recognition, second award for BISD

Safety is essential when it comes to sports whether it be the Super Bowl or just a couple of friends tossing a ball around. This year, Bryan High exemplified that notion by receiving the Safe School Award from the National Athletic Trainers Association.

Teens more stressed than ever: Easy solutions to keeping strain under control

Teenagers, like adults, get stressed every now and then. But just how stressed is our generation?

Showcasing skills: Senior follows passion, secures spot on Texas A&M softball team

Athletic expertise, academic ability, creativity, and the passion that backs each of these qualities are all things which define a person, molding them into who they are or who they eventually will be. This is especially true for senior Erica Russell, whose athletic passion has turned a life-long dream into a reality on the softball field.

Finding true meaning of friendship through everlasting relationship

‘Friend.’ A common concept that people recognize all around the world. A word that can be sincere, or just routinely spoken, a word that can hold meaning, or be completely hollow inside, a word that I had placed on so many people without truly knowing what it stood for, but now all that it stands for couldn’t be any clearer. The person who holds this prestigious title not only has the word ‘friend’ by her name, but ‘best’ in front of it.

Leave it all out on wrestling mat: Junior looks forward to competing one last year

Sports generally involve a team effort, and while wrestling is more focused on the individual, junior Jackson Ross still appreciates the bond between him and his fellow wrestling teammates.

Need for Speed: Overwhelming ‘Need’ to watch

Anyone who had a PS2 played ‘Need for speed’ as a kid; now it has turned to a movie in 2014. Upon hearing the news of the movie, I questioned, “Will I need to watch it, or will it be another video game turned to a movie become a bust?”

Prom: outrageous expenses are not inevitable

It’s that time of year again – the excitement of prom is in the air, and the majority of junior and senior girls are beginning their search for the perfect dress. After a suitable dress is found, then comes the hair dying, spray tanning, and nail painting, all in preparation for the big day. While all of this can be exciting, the cost of prom has a tendency to take away some of the fun of the event. However, this does not have to be the case.

Artwork demonstrate talent, prosperity in showcase

Many students are involved in art programs across the district, ranging from elementary school art classes to IB art here on campus, and find that these courses amplify their talents. As the school year moved forward, the art students were able to showcase their works in Artfest, an annual event held in the Silver Cafeteria.

Color guard, percussion compete in indoor competition season

Aside from performing on the football field, the percussion and the color guard compete in two indoor competitions hosted by the Texas Color Guard Circuit: the Winter Guard International (WGI) and the Texas Color Guard Championships (TCGC) during the spring semester.

HOSA student advances to nationals

Six Hammond-Oliver Health Sciences Academy Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) members were among the more than 3000 students from throughout Texas who participated in the HOSA State Leadership Conference in San Antonio March 27-29. Fatima Scott – Researched Persuasive Speaking (top 20) Mollie VanBoskirk – Pharmacology (3rd place) Holly Smith & Matt Miller – […]

UIL Academic team places at district meet

UIL Academic students competed at the district meet at A&M Consolidated on Saturday. Douglas Edge placed 5th in Current Issues & Events Rhonda Burnett placed 4th in Poetry Emily Nash placed 6th in News Writing Jesse Baxter placed 6th in Editorial Writing Alanis King placed 5th in Headline Writing and 3rd in News Writing King […]

Cosmetology students earn honors at SkillsUSA State Competition

Cosmetology students competed at the SkillsUSA State Competition in Corpus Christi earning high honors. Innovative Project Salon: “BEST OF SHOW” Danelle Gonzales- Sr. Project Job Exhibits: Nail Art: “SUPERIOR” Amber Juarez- Sr. F antasy: Srs. Nely Tirado, “SUPERIOR” Tia Jah Travis,”EXCELLENCE” Tiffany Mitchell, “EXCELLENCE” Kaitlynn Gonzales, “EXCELLENCE ” Marisol Vasquez “EXCELLENCE” Day or Evening Comb-Out: […]

UIL One Act Play members earn honors

Bryan High’s UIL One Act Play performance of “The Crucible” earned several awards at the district competition at Conroe High School.\ Beth Akin – Outstanding Technician. Rhonda Burnette – All Star Cast. Cain Miller – Honorable Mention All Star Cast. Elizabeth Garcia – Honorable Mention All Star Cast. Aaron Sowell – Honorable Mention All Star […]

Color guard claims state title

The color guard won their division at the Texas Color Guard Circuit finals at Reed Arena. Teams from across the state competed throughout the weekend, with the Vikings besting their competition. The group is led by Marie DeBellis, who received the Randy Julia Service Award during the competition. The Varsity group included: Seniors Jessie Trejo […]

FFA members participate at Livestock Show

FFA members showed projects last week at the Brazos County Youth Livestock Show and placed as follows: Heifers Payton Thomsen (1st and 2nd in her class with Angus heifers) Bentley Zamenek (1st in class with her Angus heifer and reserve champion for intermediate showmanship) Pigs Cordel Medina (6th in class, one away from making sale) […]

The Bryan High Orchestra

Many students like to get their mind away from school and like to do things like baseball, football, chess club, or go out for a run. Some others like to play for the Bryan High Orchestra.