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Students recognized by National Merit Scholarship Board

February 8, 2023

For many students, getting a high GPA and the most credits are the most important part of high school. Those seem to be what the majority of students are acknowledged for during their high school careers....

So bad it’s good: Christmas movie like a car crash, viewers cannot look away

Sophia Bradley January 15, 2023
December was the one year anniversary of the release of Rekindling Christmas, and just a few days ago it was the one year anniversary of me watching it for the first and last time. 

Under pressure

Sophia Bradley, Editor November 14, 2022

The school year just started, but it already feels like it’s going by so fast. Senior year is supposed to be the year when we have fun, make happy memories, and live life to the fullest, but so far it...

Balancing act

Sophia Bradley, Editor October 27, 2022

School is already time-consuming on its own, but adding a job to the equation makes many students’ lives busier and more complicated than necessary.  Many students work after school, often leaving...

Senior Stuart Hay excels as drum major despite complete hearing loss in his left ear.

Conducting success

Sophia Bradley, Editor October 6, 2022

After senior Stuart Hay was born, he failed the standard hearing test given to all newborns, but initially, doctors were unsure about what was causing the issues. Although hearing loss can negatively affect...

Fun frenzy fad: Wordle captures world, fades into obscurity

Sophia Bradley April 25, 2022
Trends quickly come and go, whether it be clothing or hair styles, games, apps, or technology. Candy Crush was huge for about half a decade before it suddenly disappeared. Chevron clothing was popular in the 2000s-2010s, and hopefully will NOT make a comeback. Tumblr was huge in that same time period, but quickly vanished off the face of the earth (which is probably for the best.) However there are some trends that are much more short lived and enjoyable, like the recent online game Wordle.

Newbery award winning author visits freshman English class

Sophia Bradley March 30, 2022
Everyone dreams of meeting their idols. Some people wind up on the lucky end and get to meet the people they look up to. Freshman English teacher Abby Scoresby was among those luckier people when one of her favorite authors flew all the way from England to visit her and her students.

Medical program opens doors for high school students

Sophia Bradley December 9, 2021
Bryan High was granted testing center status through American Allied Health (AAH) which allows Patient Care Technician (PCT) students campus for certification. Students have two hours to complete 150 multiple choice questions. Students have 2 hours to complete the exam and pass with at least a 75 to pass and receive their national certification. 

Devious lick: TikTok trend torments schools across country

Sophia Bradley October 18, 2021
Summer of 2021. About a month before school started, viral videos of teenagers stealing and vandalizing school property began taking over TikTok. New trends come and go with the majority being harmless and fun, but some dangerous or even illegal. The “devious lick” trend caught the eyes of many attention-seeking teenagers, and even impacted local schools.

Future marine aspires to join military band upon graduation

Sophia Bradley September 16, 2021
Out of breath. Struggling to stay awake. Hunger pangs setting in. Alone, they would not survive, but together they are stronger. The Marine Corps prepares individuals to work as a unit and endure the rigors of war.

Women’s health should be open discussion, not issue of embarrassment, shame

Sophia Bradley May 12, 2021
Birth control can be seen as a good and a bad thing for women, as they have a variety of positive and negative side effects and stigmas that come along with them.

Art imitates life: Student earns recognition, praise through portraiture

Sophia Bradley February 16, 2021
The movement of a line on a clean white page. Each brush stroke changing the landscape and the meaning of a piece. Art is an expression of the soul and sophomore Riena Mishima has grown and developed as an artist in portraiture and other genres.
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