Movement against sexual harassment gains power, provides voice

A voice speaks up in a crowd of silence, giving others the courage to speak for themselves and tell their stories. Soon, a flood of voices, stories, anecdotes, accusations, and more come crashing in. They bring attention to one of the biggest issues facing America. There’s power in numbers.

Grammatical nonsense: Lack of Oxford comma eliminates clarity, precision, happiness

Because English is one of the most widely spoken languages, there are many variations in it. One of the biggest differences is between English in the United States versus Britain. The British spell things strangely, such as spelling “gray” “grey”, “color” “colour”, and “realize” “realise” (they like to avoid z’s for some reason). Perhaps sometimes an American might think that the British way makes sense or a British person might like the American way better, but usually, there is little overlap. However, one rule that both Americans and the British argue about is the serial comma, otherwise known as the Oxford comma.

Lessons learned: Examining time in high school to become better person

I’ve done lots of stupid things, and I’ve paid consequences for decisions I’ve made and for decisions I didn’t make. I’ve suffered from what I’ve done and from what I’ve left undone. I’ve watched things in my life fall apart before my eyes while not having any say in it, and I’ve also watched myself […]

Academic UIL students place at district meet, advance to region

Thirty-six students attended the 18-5A District UIL competition held at A&M Consolidated High School. The following students earned medals in their events. (*advancing to region in April) News Writing 2nd – Shannon Keyser* 4th – Lucy Raleigh 6th – Abby Mendez Feature Writing 4th – Abby Mendez* 6th – Shannon Keyser Editorial Writing 5th – […]

Do. Not. Eat. Tide. Pods.

Viral trends are hit or miss. While some can raise awareness for important issues, like the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, others are dangerous and can cause physical harm, like the cinnamon challenge. What makes people throw all common sense out the window the moment they watch a video on Twitter? People see these trends and […]

Bryan ISD showcase scheduled for April 7

What: Bryan ISD Showcase Date: April 7th at 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Location: S.F.A. Middle School ​Join us as BISD showcases all of their BISD campuses with the community, on April 7, 2018.

Words have consequences: Inappropriate jokes can create fear, unease on large scale

From an early age children are taught that actions have consequences.

When they misbehave, they get in trouble. When they touch something hot, it burns.

But words have consequences, too.

2018 yearbooks order deadline approaching

Yearbooks can be ordered online at www.smart-pay.com or by mailing in the form. Books are currently $65, but will increase in price on March 31 to $75. If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Dominy at 979-209-2580 or via email at rebecca.dominy@bryanisd.org

Senior yearbook ad deadline approaching

Senior ads for the 2018 yearbook are do by Friday, March 23. Checks can be made payable to BHS Yearbook. If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Dominy at 979-209-2580 or via email at rebecca.dominy@bryanisd.org. Click here for the order form.

Diving In: Senior, freshman find success with creation of diving team

It’s 6:30 AM, 34º outside, and the sun still hasn’t broke the horizon yet, but divers are already in the pool working to perfect their craft. Since diving is a part of the swimming overall competition, teams who don’t have any divers do not earn points toward the team competition. Swim coach Glen Williams saw this as a problem the team could rectify and has started developing divers on the team.