Published on Monday, October 24, 2016 by The Norseman Staff
Many have cried foul at the idea of 14-year-olds being charged with felonies for making threats in the name of some menacing clown profile, arguing that a kid’s life shouldn’t be ruined over a prank. Consequences are an important part of life because it is the only way people learn. No matter how many times […]
Published on Friday, October 21, 2016 by Star Salter
Twenty-year-old Zendaya Coleman is known for her acting, dance skills, and beautiful soft-spoken, heavenly voice. Though she got her start on a Disney sitcom Shake It Up, she’s expanded her career far beyond the sparkly Mouse and has grown into a powerful role model for young women.
Published on Thursday, October 20, 2016 by Madison Little
Shonda Rhimes: a name heard round the world. With Netflix booming and people wanting to watch the latest shows, social media is overloaded with information on the newest television series. Rhimes is known for “owning” the ABC channel because of her triple threat TV dramas. Her powerful voice as a screenwriter and television producer has put Shonda on the map for being one of the most successful individuals in the entertainment industry.
Published on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 by Jennyfer Tucker
Juniors stumble out of bed early in the morning making sure they’re prepared for the hours of bubbling a scantron ahead of them. In their heads, they constantly chant “don’t forget your calculator,” and try to memorize all kinds of tips and tricks their teachers have been drilling them on for weeks. Students move to […]
Published on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 by The Norseman Staff
Viking Theatre is hosting a dinner theatre on Thursday, October 27th from 6:30pm – 8:00pm in the Blue Bistro Cafe! BHS culinary arts students will cook the meal as patrons are entertained by theatre students (with some help from the Shy-Anne’s, and a few others in the Fine Arts Department). It’s a Masquerade based on […]
Published on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 by Kaywin McCall
“Now introducing the Pride of Bryan, the Bryan Viking Band!” The announcer’s voice booms as the band takes the field and performs their showcase for 7 minutes. Those 7 minutes on Friday nights represent hours of practice. Early mornings and late nights come together into one audience pleasing performance – “Phobia”. The show would not be complete without one of the drum majors, Christine McCall. Christine is in an interesting position to help further the success of the band due to her brother, Cooper McCall also being a drum major last year.
Published on Saturday, October 15, 2016 by Reagan Brown
Practice starts before the sun rises. Most students are still in bed while the cross country team laces up their shoes and hit the road running. Senior Nathaniel Steel serves as captain on the cross country team and has continued to improve throughout his high school career. After running cross country in middle school, Nathan joined the team in high school to continue his running career.
Published on Friday, October 14, 2016 by Mackenzie Johnson
Lights, sounds, colors engulf the busy streets of the city. Open spaces, green grass, majestic views creating a calming effect in the country. Initially these images seem in contrast, but four BHS students were able to experience both as they traveled to Australia and New Zealand over the summer through Explorica, a non-school related program […]
Published on Thursday, October 13, 2016 by Mackenzie Johnson
“And they lived happily ever after” … words that so many of us fell asleep to as children, but as we grow, we may think that it’s foolish to believe that we can have a happily ever after and life only about paying bills, going to school, and having a career. We struggle and we suffer, but is it wrong to think that we can’t have that ‘happily ever after’?
Published on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 by Hannah Broussard
Fall in Texas brings about slightly cooler weather, holidays, and football. Backyards are full of kids learning how to throw a spiral while their friends speed downfield, avoiding random pieces of playground equipment. Most high school athletes get their start joking around and hanging out with friends on the weekends without any structure or real […]
Published on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 by Megan Krenek
As the volleyball team begins the second half of district play, they are undefeated having only lost one set to College Station and sweeping the rest, senior Emily Hubacek serves as a leader on the team. As Emily looks to her collegiate career where she will play at Texas A&M Corpus Christi, she stays focused on the task at hand as the team works to place first in district and go deep into the playoffs.
Published on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 by Lucy Raleigh
As the sun rose over campus on Wednesday, September 28, students gathered around the flagpole at Bryan High School to participate in the annual See You at the Pole event. The event encourages students nationwide to gather at their school’s flagpole to pray for their school, teachers, and fellow classmates as a public display of […]
Published on Monday, October 10, 2016 by Danica Mendes
“Do we really have to go outside? Can’t we just close the door and wait in the classroom?” students ask teachers as the alarm sounds signaling a fire drill. The lack of concern and idea that nothing bad could happen to them was the mentality Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos aimed to change by sharing their story.
Published on Monday, October 10, 2016 by The Norseman Staff
The cross country team competed against 72 teams at the McNeil Invitational in RoundRock on October 1. Varsity boys placed 36th Varsity girls placed 38th JV boys placed 31st JV girls placed 39th Freshmen boys placed 2nd Freshman individual awards: Sam Reyes placed 13th Charly Perez 15th Rueben Morales 19th Caleb Peterson 20th Patrick Foreman […]
Published on Monday, October 10, 2016 by The Norseman Staff
The swim team competed at the Tomball Invitation on October 1. The girls placed third overall. Swimmers who placed in the top eight for individual events included: Julia Cook – 1st in both the 50 and 100 freestyles Anna Herbert – 2nd in the 500 freestyle K’Lee Rudd – 3rd in 100 back and 8th […]
Published on Friday, October 7, 2016 by Sophia Stone
For the past three years, Bryan High School has received five out of the seven STAAR distinctions including: reading and ELA, math, science, and social studies indicators, as well as post secondary readiness. The two distinctions the school is still working to achieve are student progress and closing the achievement gap.
Published on Thursday, October 6, 2016 by Payton McKeehan
In January of 2006, children tuned into Disney Channel to watch the new movie, High School Musical, little did they know they would be witnessing the premiere of a classic. High School Musical would soon take over their everyday lives with its sweet, sing-along lyrics and lovable cliche story line.
Published on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 by Shannon Keyser
Camping, selling cookies, and badges are things that people normally associate with Girl Scouts. Though these activities are usually at the forefront of what people assume a Girl Scout is, there is a lot more to it than the normal stereotype. It provides opportunities that are not normally available to people. Freshman Emma Turner got to experience one of these opportunities this summer when she ventured on a trip to Europe with other Texas Girl Scouts from the last week of July to the first week of August.
Published on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 by Gail Finch
Children of the ‘90s dreamed about wanting to be the very best like no one ever was just like Ash Ketchum. The thought of catching a real life Pokemon has been the fascination of fans of the franchise ever since the first set of games came out in 1998. Rumors of an app to make that dream a reality debuted in April 2015 and filled longtime fans with anticipation to finally be able to become a Pokemon master. July of 2016, Niantic and The Pokemon Company officially released the app Pokemon Go for Android and iOS users across the U.S.