Theatre performs Noises Off this weekend

The cast of Noises Off will SCREAM if you don’t come see one of their performances this weekend! Friday and Saturday @ 7pm; Saturday and Sunday @ 2pm in the Black Box Theatre. BISD Faculty/Staff are FREE. Adults $8, Students $5. Black Box Theatre. Park by Tennis Courts.

Technology drains life of teens; must find way to recharge, reconnect socially

2% battery.

Your head shoots up from your little bright screen. You jump to your feet, knock your chair over, leap over the couch, run across the state, over the lava, swim across the Atlantic Ocean, fight off members of a drug cartel, make it past a Pterodactyl without being eaten alive, run straight through WWII safe from the falling bombs, sneak past zombies in an apocalypse, climb over Mt. Everest and finally you reach it — the cherished charger that will give life to your beautiful, beloved cell phone.

‘Hair’s’ the problem: Basketball player overcomes self-interest to become part of a team

Dedication: the quality of being committed to a task or purpose. For senior Arthur Vivero his purpose is clear, and his commitment to basketball is an understatement. The rush of the crowd, the suspense of the buzzer, and the pressure to win; that is what fuels him to not only to be his best, but to consistently improve.

Basketball star shines with positivity, serves as an inspiration for others

Running up and down the court, sweat dripping down her face, the clock ticking down second by second. The intensity of playing basketball has motivated junior Jordan Lopez-Rhodes to be the best that she can be on and off the court.

Novel idea: Month-long writing project yields novel for teens

There are so many books in the world and new ones are being printed every day. In our modern society anyone can be an author, all that is needed is an idea, however, have you ever stopped to think about what actually goes into writing a book?

Hammond-Oliver provides head start for students interested in medical professions

Do you know what you want to do when you grow up? Do you want to get a head start on your future now, but don’t know how? If you’re interested in the medical field, you’re in luck. Since the early 1990s, Hammond-Oliver has broadened students’ visions for life beyond high school by allowing students to get a jumpstart on their medical careers by taking health-science related courses and gaining hands-on experience early on.

Choices become complex, outcomes produce repercussions

Do I want grilled cheese or Chef Boyardee? Should I play outside or watch the next episode of Powerpuff Girls? Do I want pigtails or a giant bow in my hair? What were once time consuming decisions that filled my eight-year-old brain became futile as I grew up. One thing never changed; my decisions were impulsive and pleasing for that time.

Parent Survey

The purpose of this survey is to assist your child’s school with their school improvement plans. An important step in the school improvement process is to hear from everyone in the school community including parents and students. Your child will be completing a similar survey at school. You will be asked a series of questions […]

Summer concerts, music heats up

Summer: concerts, traveling, vacations, hanging out with friends. Summer vacation means no school, and no school means doing whatever our hearts desire. For some, doing what our hearts desired this summer was going to some of the biggest music festivals in Texas. Vans Warped tour, Free Press Summer Fest, and Austin City Limits.

Buban pledges longevity, stability in coming years

“I want this campus to be successful across the board in all areas. That includes academics, that includes fine arts, and that includes athletics.”

The goal of our new principal, Lane Buban, is crystal clear and he has plenty of ideas on how to achieve it.

Game of the Century

Bryan/College Station: a small but steadily growing town in the heart of Texas. The adjacent towns that are known by many names, including Aggieland and the Twin Cities, hosted the biggest football game of what feels like the century, at Kyle Field, Pretty cool right? Anywhere you turned your head that weekend there was some kind of Texas A&M memorabilia, from clothing and signs in windows to flags in front of stores and the A&M army trucks driving around the streets; we were just all flaunting our pride in the face of our foe, The support for our hometown team was really amazing and incredible to see.

Play ball: Youth group uses baseball to spread message

Giving up a piece of summer vacation isn’t something that most teenagers see themselves doing, but for junior Maria Pope, giving up a piece of her vacation didn’t seem like a loss at all In actuality she found herself gaining something much more special.

Summer baseball National Champions grow bonds of friendship

“I’ve always been pushed. It’s better to be that way because it has taught me to be my best, not only just in baseball but simply in life.”

A chance worth taking

When I first learned that my family would be moving to Costa Rica for a year so my mom could do research on some dirt she called “soil”, my world as I knew it suddenly seemed to come crashing down. As an utterly furious fifth grader, I could not picture life anywhere other than Bryan/College Station where I had my cool school and my BFF. I told myself that it wouldn’t happen, that it couldn’t happen, that there was no way we could possibly be moving to a foreign country.

Principal newsletter – 1st 6 weeks

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Science Night scheduled for next Thursday

The Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers and computer science teacher Jason Cordes will be hosting a Science Night (or Noche de Ciencias) on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 6-9 pm in the Blue Cafeteria and Small Auditorium. There will be hands on science and engineering activities for the students and an informational seminar for college preparation […]

Football field forges friendship, teammates inseparable on, off field

“Around BCS its not just VJ or Logan,” senior VJ Banks said. “We’re two individuals, but one person.” Varsity football duo, seniors VJ Banks and Logan Pottberg have been playing since a tender age, with VJ playing since 6th grade year for Pop Warner football, and Logan for Brazos Valley Patriots. Four years ago the […]

Pack your bags, it’s YoungLife Camp

“It’s going to be the best week of your life!” I was told numerous times before the day finally came for me to pack my bags and head to Crooked Creek Ranch- a YoungLife Camp in Fraser, Colorado this summer. The best week of my life though? I could hardly think of the best day of my life, let alone the best week, but I remained open-minded to the idea that this could quite possibly be the best week ever.

Realizations from Romania: Mission trip opens eyes, teaches gratefulness

Summer: a time for heading to the beach, soaking up some sun, going on vacations, and getting away from school for a couple of months. When we think of summer getaways, however, an impoverished area on the other side of the world isn’t exactly the first thing to come to mind. While it doesn’t sound like the typical thing to do while on vacation from school, seniors Cassidy Lovett, Kinsey Craig, and Julia Kwasnica joined their youth group from First Baptist Church on a ten-day mission trip to spread the Gospel in the village of Coman in Romania.

Young artist launches career, impresses audiences

Ella Yelich-O’Connor, a 16-year-old from New Zealand, also known as Lorde, is an alternative pop singer with an electric voice that makes audiences want to roll the windows down and drive fast. For much of her childhood, Lorde worked with Universal to help her develop style and which direction she was going to take her music career. At the tender age of 12, she was scouted by an A&R agent after seeing a video of her singing in a school talent show. By the age of 16, Lorde landed a record deal with T2THEJMANAGEMENT, who she also recorded her debut album with.

Theatre scores big, [Title of Show] starts season on a high note

You’re sitting in your apartment, bored with your stagnant life. You’re on the phone with your best friend and you can’t figure out what to do. So, naturally, you decide to write a musical in three weeks and submit it to the 2004 New York Musical Theatre Festival. At least that’s what Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell thought to do.

Following dream leads to teaching success

Picture your wildest dream – a chance you might take, a place you might go, a thing you might do. If you had the opportunity, would you go for it? In the 1980s, French teacher Michelle Currier had the dream of coming to the United States from Canada, and she followed it.

Choir students advance to Pre-Area in November

Nine choir students earned spots in the All-Region Choir on Saturday in Belton, TX. Lindsey Morehead 5th chair – Soprano 1 Addie Henry 10th chair – Alto 1 Rebecca Peirce 25th chair – Alto 1 Andrew Liner 2nd chair – Tenor 1 Patrick Simmons 15th chair – Tenor 1 Grayson McGee 6th chair – Tenor […]

Future, questions, uncertainty: Seniors face scary reality of growing up

Summer has always been carefree for me. The sun kisses my skin, sweets become even sweeter, sweat goes unnoticed, and of course spending every day with my friends is the best part. But the summer after my junior year was different. Sure, it was still a break from school, but seeing my expectations in comparison to my realizations was like a slap in the face.

Pfeffer serves up success on court, in class

Volleyball is a very active sport and consumes most your day. For Senior Jessica Pfeffer she has found a way to excel both on the court and in the classroom.

Miley’s not smiley anymore; Teen idol can’t keep tongue in mouth

What started off with a seemingly harmless haircut has spiraled into a full fledged change in character. The once sweet and innocent Miley is now more focused on partying and making a scene.

Love for special needs ministry creates bonds through smiles, spiritual growth

Seeing Cody smile means the world to senior Madison Goolsby, along with the smiles of about 30 other disabled kids and adults she works with in the special-needs ministry at Central Baptist Church. Madison began working with the special-needs ministry three summers ago Vacation Bible School.

Crosstown Showdown T-shirt information

Project Graduation 2014 will be selling White Out Consol shirts Oct. 1 – 11 for $12 in the cafeteria during all lunches.

Homecoming Dance

Shy-Annes present the 2013 Homecoming Dance: Midnight Masquerade Saturday, Sept. 28 8:00 – midnight BHS Silver Cafeteria Tickets will be sold during lunches the entire week of Homecoming. $10 in advance $15 at the door All students must show a student ID to enter. UPDATE: Students wishing to invite guests from other high schools to […]

Pushing the boundaries with the hair on your chiny chin chin

Male students don’t want to look like Si Robertson from “Duck Dynasty”, they just don’t want to risk cutting themselves shaving their mustaches and beards for a random rule. Students can not help that they are growing older and that hair is beginning to grow out on their faces like grass in a field, and some teachers come off a bit hypocritical when they have a beard to the floor and get upset that we have a little peach fuzz on our face, It’s like we are breaking some kind of ancient law punishable by incarceration in county jail.

Could you be next? Horror film overly gruesome, distracting from plot

Arrow through the head? Axe to the face? Try a wire through the throat perhaps? Hope your stomach can handle it, because in this movie you get it all.

The Civil Wars creates incredible album in midst of their own civil war

“I never meant to get us in this deep.” The opening line to The Civil Wars’ new CD, The Civil Wars, packs a powerful punch that can be viewed as the singer’s Joy Williams’ and John Paul White’s personal reflection over their past five years.

Zumba Fitness: dance off the pounds, and have fun doing it

An hour on the treadmill to get a daily workout in sounds like a blast, right? Wrong. That is, unless you’re a running enthusiast – which, truthfully, most of us aren’t. And even for those who are, stationary running still doesn’t sound like very much fun.

Viking tennis earns win over Cubs

The Vikings came from behind against Brenham to capture an exciting 10-9 victory on Friday at the Viking courts. Led by freshman Amina Butt, the Vikings defeated the Cubs for their second victory of the season. Amina won her match in a third set tie breaker by the score of 10-5 giving the Vikings the […]

ASVAB sign-up now open

Students interested in taking the ASVAB must sign-up in the Go Center by November 11. The ASVAB is free fro all 10-12th graders.

Brazos Valley College Night set for October

The annual College Night will be held at the Brazos Center on October 7 from 6-8 pm. Over 100 colleges from Texas and the United States will be in attendance including private and public four year universities, two year junior colleges, technical schools, and even military schools. Register online at www.gotocollegefairs.com Visit the Go Center […]

Diving into another world provides new experiences

Humans have always dreamed of flying and while we have invented airplanes that is not the same as being able to fly. The closest that we will ever get to true flight is scuba diving. While diving, there are no boundaries other than the ocean floor and the surface. It is possible to go anywhere that you want to, just like flying.

PSAT testing date set

Attention 11th and 9th graders! The PSAT test will be given at Bryan High on WEDNESDAY, October 16th. The cost is ONLY $15 and you can register in the Blue Front office with Mrs. Kveton or Mrs. McCrady. The deadline to register is September 20th. 10th graders, the PSAT test is FREE for you and […]

Football tickets can be purchased through Athletic Office

Viking tickets are sold on game day week each Thursday from 8am to 3pm in the Athletic office and on Friday from 8am to 1:00pm in the Athletic Office. The Athletic Office can be found in the BHS field house. Patrons should enter from the door that faces the Aquatic Center. Any questions or concerns […]

Viking band to host BBQ dinner before Belton game

BBQ dinner tickets can be purchased for the Sept. 13 home game against Belton. Dinner includes brisket, sausage, potato salad, pinto beans, bread, tea, and dessert for $8. Dine-in or drive-up.

Senior packages available beginning Mon., Aug. 5

Senior packages will be available to purchase during senior schedule pick-up on Monday, Aug. 5. Packages will include a yearbook, yearbook cover, prom ticket, project graduation ticket, a voucher for a free school ID and other local coupons. Packages will be limited to 100 seniors and will cost $100 with a overall value of over […]