Dress code meant to prepare, not hinder expression

SAC, suspension, phone calls home, having to change clothes, referrals, and so many more things are consequences of the two words we all hate to hear, dress code.

Freshmen football dropped game to College Station

The Viking freshman football team traveled to College Station High School to play the Cougars Thursday night. The Vikings fell short in a hard fought game 46-20. Scoring for the Vikings were: Javon Jefferson, who scored twice, the first rushing touchdown was from 62 yards out, the second from 35 yards out. The final touchdown […]

JV football falls to College Station

College Station JV 41 Bryan JV 20 Scoring: Mason Ray to Roderick Crenshaw 6 yard td pass Nathan Carpio PAT Jonathan Avila 4 yard td run Mason Ray to Roderick Crenshaw 6 yard td pass Nathan Carpio PAT Defense: Taylor Teal INT Record: (4-5, 3-3) Next Action: Thursday 11/6/14 vs Rudder

Artistic expression: Teacher aids students in utilizing creative process

Renee Richards, art and IB film teacher, assists students in developing their artistic skills through her unique approach to teaching. The desire to educate is not a learned skill for Richards, as she says she’s felt the desire to teach for a very long time. “I have two little sisters, Tina and Annette. We were […]

Esports challenge traditional arenas of competition

Cheers erupt from the stadium as the two teams face off, each knowing the only way to claim the championship is by going through the other. Fifteen seconds later one team is dead while the other team pushes on.

Huntsville takes win in last volleyball game of season

Bryan fell to Huntsville Tuesday 16-25, 16-25, 14-25. Meghan Wilkinson – 7 kills, 13 digs, 1 block Natalie Buban – 3 kills, 2 digs, 1 block Maddie Luera – 12 digs Katie Scott – 6 assists Robyn Tarver – 12 assists, 5 digs Emily Hubacek – 6 kills, 2 aces, 4 digs, 1 block Rachel […]

Hatching success: Restaurant offers delicious menu, comfortable environment for customers

Southern comfort, mouth-watering food, and perfect beyond belief sweet tea. These aren’t just items that are depicted in Southern-centric movies and songs, they’re actual characteristics found at the wonderful, scrumptious Chick-Fil-A fast food chain. 50 years ago, the founder of Chick-Fil-A, Truett Cathy, invented the best thing since sliced bread – the chicken sandwich. This […]

Racing for time: Student leads in sport, organization on campus

The pressures of school, cross country practices, and being senior class president, are only the beginning of senior Seanna Rodriguez’s neverending agenda. While she struggles for the time to commit to cross country, she manages to be the light for the team and an influence amongst the younger members.

JV football tops Caney Creek

Bryan JV 27 Caney Creek 22 Offense: Chris Sage 3 yard TD run Leon Denena 10 yard TD run Nathan Carpio PAT Mason Ray to DaQuincy Floyd 20 yard TD pass Carpio PAT Jonathan Avila 10 yard TD run(game winning TD with 535 in 2nd qtr) Carpio PAT Defense: Nick Reynolds Fumble Recovery Nick Newsom […]

Freshmen football win over Caney Creek

The Freshmen Football team traveled to Caney Creek Thursday night. The Vikings won 43-6 Scoring for the Vikings were: Tracy Bradford, who ran for 2 touchdowns from 3 and 4 yards out. Craig Koenig had a 36 yard touchdown catch from Quarterback Kolby Kubichek, who later ran in the 2 point conversion. Free Safety Caedarius […]

Trends melt as need remains

Many people pride themselves on being socially conscious, but as a whole social consciousness seems to be fleeting based on observing past examples.

Theatre program huge hit after first performance

The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood is everything a high school play should be: funny, entertaining, clean-humored, and hilariously weird. And the quirky, lovable Viking cast brought the characters to life – onstage, and off.

Volleyball defeats Livingston in five

Varsity volleyball beat Livingston 18-25, 25-21, 25-16, 22-25, 15-6 Tuesday at Viking gymnasium. Meghan Wilkinson – 9 kills, 3 digs Natalie Buban – 6 kills, 3 blocks Maddie Luera – 4 assists, 3 aces, 22 digs Katie Scott – 20 assists, 8 aces, 6 digs Jenna Way – 9 digs Robyn Tarver – 22 assists, […]

America called to arms: terrorist group pushes international community

Fighting again wages in the Middle East as members from a multinational coalition led by the United States battle against extremist militant fighters of the Islamic State terrorist group, often referred to as ISIS, ISIL, or simply IS. Much of the heavy fighting is taking place in Iraq and Syria, where Kurdish ground forces, backed by US led airstrikes, are battling to reclaim lost territory.

Bookfair to benefit BHS scheduled at Barnes and Noble

To benefit: Bryan High School When: Saturday, November 08, 2014 Where: Barnes & Noble College Station Activities include: Celebrity Read Off Art/Photography show Music performances Lot of great activities by BHS students! Aggie Author Kimberly Hix Trant will sign her new book #hastagged Can’t make it to the event: Visit BN.COM/bookfairs to support us online […]

Viking band earns Superior rating at UIL contest

The Viking Band was rated Division I (Superior) by all three judges at their contest on Saturday, Oct. 18. The criteria for a Division I rating include: A superior performance for the event and the class of participants being judged; worthy of the distinction of being recognized as a first place winner. Watch

Students enlist in military, gain means to attend college

While some students are struggling to find ways to pay for the climbing cost of college tuition, the military is providing another option. Seniors Kaitlyn Harris and Matthew Greer both received $83,000 checks to be used for college through the American GI bill for committing to the military for at least three years post high school graduation.

Volleyball falls to Willis

The varsity volleyball team fell to the Willis 14-25, 16-25, 17-25 Friday night. Meghan Wilkinson – 13 digs, 1 block Natalie Buban – 5 kills, 2 blocks Maddie Luera – 10 digs Katie Scott – 8 assists Robyn Tarver – 7 assists, 5 digs Mindy Terry – 3 kills Emily Hubacek – 5 kills, 3 […]

Varsity football takes win over Willis to go 4-0 in district

Bryan 34 Willis 13 Scoring: 1st Qtr: Keekee Johnson 4 yard TD Run at 7:39,PAT No good, Bryan Leads 6-0 2nd Qtr: BJ Ross to Quaylan Newton 6 yard TD Pass at 7:50, Collin Lee PAT, Bryan Leads 13-0 BJ Ross to Sterling Whiteley 16 yard TD Pass at 1:25, Collin Lee PAT, Bryan Leads […]

Running back carries team by example on field

The crack of the helmets. The smell of the freshly cut grass. The roaring crowd. The feel of exhilaration as the ball crosses the goal line. It’s another Friday night in Texas and the lights are shining brightly on the field as senior Keandre Johnson runs through the middle as he pounds out yards for a first down.

Freshmen silver football team outscored the Wildcats for the win

The freshmen football team traveled to Willis to play the Wildcats Thursday night. The Silver team won 14-12. Scoring for the Vikings was John Koontz, who had a touchdown run from 50 yards out and another from 15 yards out. The Viking Blue team fell to Willis 32-27. Scoring for the Vikings were: quarterback Kolby […]

Volleyball team topped by Rudder

Bryan fell to Rudder 14-25, 13-25, 14-25. Meghan Wilkinson – 5 kills, 12 digs Natalie Buban – 5 kills Maddie Luera – 6 digs Robyn Tarver – 8 assists, 3 digs Emily Hubacek – 9 assists, 5 digs Hannah Eike – 8 kills, 6 digs Bryan JV lost 17-25, 25-22, 13-25 Bryan Freshmen A won […]

Homecoming activies to kick off next week

HOMECOMING WEEK: Vikings Vs. Caney Creek Panthers SPIRIT DAYS: Monday – Vikings to the rescue – Wear a Super Hero T-Shirt Tuesday – Hunt the Panthers – Wear Camo Day Wednesday – Tackle the Eagles – Jersey Day Thursday – Put the Panthers to sleep – Wear pajama bottoms Friday – BLUE OUT the Panthers-How […]

Good Things – October 2014

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500th win marks milestone for volleyball coach

After winning the first match in two straight sets, the varsity volleyball team fell to Tarkington forcing a third match. With each team taking one set and running neck-and-neck in the winner-take-all final set, the score volleyed back and forth. Tensions were high as the scored pushed passed 25, and then with a final kill, Coach Caroline Simpson earned her 500th win.

Students chosen for state theatre competition

The Theatre Department hosted open auditions for students to compete at the State Thespian Convention in November. The following students auditioned and were chosen to compete. Monologue Ryan Simpson Monologue Sara Brittain Duet Scene Emily Kapchinski and Cristina Thomas Solo Musical Theatre Kathryn Svatek Group Scene Haven Pottinger Caleb Durda Matt Waskom Stage Management Emily […]

Band earns honors at USBands competition

The Viking Band placed 4th at USBands College Station Showcase also winning the “Best Percussion” caption, “Best Color Guard” caption, and “Best Visual” caption.

Orchestra students advances to region

Kimberly Lamb made the Region 8 orchestra on her violin. Honorable mention was earned by the following students for making a goal and auditioning in a very competitive venue: Barber, Sierra Brynn Buck, Andrew Conner Deatley, Noah Lane Gonzalez, Gloria Isabel Gonzalez, Laura Ruby Henderson, Emily Mai-Phuong Wilson, Damonica Leija, Angel Elaine Montgomery, Kaitlyn Elizabeth […]

Tennis team advances to area playoffs

The tennis team qualified for the Area round of the Team playoffs by virtue of a win over the Rudder Rangers. This is the Vikings first trip to the playoffs since 2007. The area round of matches will be played in BCS the weekend of October 24-25 at schools in the BCS area. Bryan will […]

Volleyball falls to Consol

Bryan volleyball fell to A&M Consolidated 8-25, 10-25, 21-25 Friday at AMCHS. Meghan Wilkinson – 8 kills, 4 digs Natalie Buban – 3 kills Katie Scott – 7 assists Robyn Tarver – 11 assists, 7 digs Emily Hubacek – 2 kills, 3 assists, 2 blocks Rachel Ullmann – 3 kills Hannah Eike – 9 kills, […]

Swim team earns 14 first place awards

The swim team competed against Cy-Ridge and Cy-Lakes in Houston Thursday night. While we do not have official results our swimmers had some AWESOME swims. Our swimmers took home FIRST PLACE in 14 out of 22 events.

Vikings raise awareness about dangers of tobacco through organization

The student group Vikings Kicking Out Tobacco (VKOT) formed during the spring semester of the 2013-2014 school year through the leadership efforts of junior Cecil Banks.The club has continued to grow this year as six more students were chosen for the state tobacco awareness campaign.

JV Silver football topples Temple

Bryan Silver 26 Temple White 6 OFFENSE: Jaylen Steele 22 yard td run Steele 63 yard td run Steele 15 yard td run Trevor Schriver to Justin Maass 54 yd td pass Schriver to Andrew Escobar 2 pt conversation DEFENSE: Ronyn Dixon and Jose Lopez Defensive Standouts RECORD: 3-1-1 A&M Consolidated JV 21 Bryan Blue […]

Volleyball falls to College Station in three

Bryan fell to College Station 16-25, 15-25, 21-25 Tuesday at Viking Gymnasium. Meghan Wilkinson – 3 kills, 10 digs Natalie Buban – 4 kills Maddie Luera – 13 digs Katie Scott – 6 assists Jenna Way – 3 digs Robyn Tarver – 10 assists, 5 digs Emily Hubacek – 5 kills Hannah Eike – 5 […]

Freshmen football takes win, tie over Consol

The freshmen football teams traveled across town to play A&M Consolidated Thursday night. The Viking Silver team beat Consolidated 41-0. Scoring plays came from: John Koontz from 1 yard, 5 Yards, 36 Yards. Justin Obanon from 25 yards, and 1 yard. Dekeedric Branch with a 30 Yard TD run. The Viking Blue team tied with […]

Blinn, BHS benefit from partnership, develop post-secondary readiness

Bryan ISD and Blinn College have worked together for many years to bring college credit to high school students. In the spring, Bryan High and Blinn will begin a partnership that offers more of these courses to students and allows Blinn to use classrooms on Bryan High’s campus.

Dream Big: Service organization works with local charity in memory of student

Eleven years isn’t a long time when looking at the world, but some of the most beautiful things in the world are also some of the most fleeting.

Shane Koyczan attacks abuse with ‘Remembrance Year’

The dark, underground coffee shops. A stool upon a stage. A mic and a speaker with a paper in hand, reciting poems that paint vivid images and pluck at the heartstrings of the listeners. This experience is being recreated into easily accessible spoken word albums that mimic, yet don’t replicate, watching and seeing poets perform live. Shane Koyczan’s Remembrance Year is a collection of poems written from deep within his memories and the poems are backed with the instrumental talents of Short Story Long. The album is aimed at attacking abuse, both self-inflicted and from outside factors, with inspirational and courageous words.

Swim team finishes 6 out of 14 at weekend meet

The Viking Swim Team participated in Tomball’s Fall Kick Off Invitational on Oct. 4. Fourteen high schools, representing both 6A and 5A schools, competed in Saturday’s meet and Bryan finished 6th overall. The following swimmers placed in the top of their events: Relays Girls 200yd Medley Relay: Julia Cook, Sarah Cadarette, Brittany Thurstin, and Maddie […]

Fields of Faith to be held Wednesday

The annual Fields of Faith event will be held on Wed., Oct. 8 at Merrill Green Stadium. Students from all local schools are invited to attend this event. Free pizza will be served at 6:15 and the event begins at 7:00. Cord of 3 members invite all students and faculty to attend. Cord of 3 […]

Cross country runners place at Anderson meet

The Cross Country team participated in a meet at Anderson. The following runners received medals: Samantha Hernandez, 4th place Varsity Girls Lauren Yancy, 9th place JV Girls Morgan Murdock, 13th place JV Girls Daniel Tillman, 15th place JV Boys

Choir performance scheduled for Monday

The choir will present their first performance of the year Monday night at 7:00 at Rudder HS. They will perform a “short” concert exploring music from the Renaissance period, gospel music, barbershop, and do-wop just to name a few genres. The variety of music and the skill of the choirs will leave you entertained. WHAT: […]

Freshman football wins both games over Huntsville

The Bryan Viking Freshman Football Team played host to Huntsville Thursday night at Merrill Green Stadium. The Viking Silver Team beat Huntsville 47-0. Scoring plays for the Vikings came from: John Koontz, who had 2 touchdown runs from 42 yards and then 4 yards. Justin Obannon also had 2 touchdowns from 40 yards and 4 […]

JV football falls to Huntsville by one

Huntsville JV 7 Bryan JV Blue 6 Offense: Chris Sage 6 yd touchdown run Defense: Reggie Richardson fumble recovery Caden Scott fumble recovery Record: 2-3, 1-1(18-5a) Next action: Thursday October 9 @ Merrill Green Stadium 5:00 JV Silver vs Temple JV 6:30 JV Blue vs A&M Consolidated

Freshmen, JV win over Huntsville, varsity falls

The varsity volleyball team fell to Huntsville 26-24, 13-25, 15-25, 18-25 Friday night. Meghan Wilkinson – 9 kills, 8 digs Maddie Luera – 5 aces, 14 digs Robyn Tarver – 18 assists, 7 digs Mindy Terry – 3 kills, 2 digs, 3 blocks Emily Hubacek – 7 kills, 11 assists, 4 digs Hannah Eike – […]

Swim team dominates Huntsville at season opener

The swim team competed in their first meet of the season against Huntsville Tuesday, Sept. 30. The girls’ team scored 473 points to Huntsville’s 430. The boys scored 575 points to Huntsville’s 363 points.