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Freshmen earn third straight incentive reward

Freshmen earn third straight incentive reward

Troy Walker, Staff Writer

This year’s freshman will be attending an Altoona Curve baseball game on May 3, after winning their third straight rewards challenge. The rewards challenges track classes' trends in the areas of attendance and behavior to create...

April 25, 2017No Comments

Sixth graders adventure to Camp K

Sixth graders adventure to Camp K

Ali Wagner, Staff Writer

At Bellwood-Antis, it is essentially a rite of passage to go on an environmental camping trip your sixth grade year. For years, Bellwood-Antis has taken their sixth graders to Camp Blue Diamond, which is a small camp right near...

April 24, 2017No Comments

Backyard Brawl t-shirt contest to use twitter voting

Backyard Brawl t-shirt contest to use twitter voting

Troy Walker, Staff Writer

This year, everyone will be able to vote on the annual Backyard Brawl T-shirt design. The Backyard Brawl is one of the biggest football rivalries in Blair County,  played between Bellwood and Tyrone on the first Friday of the...

April 19, 2017No Comments

  • McCracken shines on twirling circuit April 19, 2017
  • Bellwood-Antis Reading Team shines at Forest Hills April 13, 2017
  • English Department sets date for Poetry Slam April 3, 2017
  • Familiar faces to fill cameo roles March 29, 2017

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Softball team’s streak comes to an end

Softball team’s streak comes to an end

Joe Padula, Staff Writer

Yesterday the softball team travelled to Mount Union in search of their sixth straight victory; however the Lady Trojans had other plans for B-A as they doubled up the Blue Devils 22-11 in a  6-inning ten run rule win. B-A came into the game swinging,...

April 26, 2017

B-A secures huge win over Mount Union

B-A secures huge win over Mount Union

Ethan McGee, Sports Editor

Blue Devil baseball has been on an absolute tear in the ICC over the past couple of weeks, culminating yesterday at home in a win over Mount Union, 13-10. The rain wasn’t a factor for B-A as they jumped out to an 8-2 lead in the second inning...

April 26, 2017

Devils tear to 10-0 victory

Devils tear to 10-0 victory

Ethan McGee, Sports Editor

The Blue Devil baseball team was on a mission yesterday, closing out a game on the road in five innings, beating Moshannon Valley 10-0. Ace pitcher Nevin Wood was bringing the heat on the bump, striking out 10 batters and only giving up two hits all...

April 25, 2017

  • B-A softball sqeaks by with fifth straight win April 25, 2017
  • B-A wins two straight April 24, 2017
  • ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Chris Wertman April 21, 2017
  • Blue Devils go yard in ICC showdown April 21, 2017

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Middle School Students Of The Week

Middle School Students Of The Week

John Kost, Staff Writer

Bellwood-Antis Middle School teachers released their Middle School Students of the Week on Wednesday. Jacob Mercer was chosen by the fifth grade teachers “because he is a great academic student, a pleasure to have...

April 27, 2017No Comments

B-A chorus performs for Red Hats

B-A chorus performs for Red Hats

Myranda Mamat, Staff Writer

On Tuesday members of the Bellwood-Antis Chorus preformed at the Red Hat Society in Altoona. The ensemble included Ryen Beam, Sidney Patterson, Stephanie Mills, Haley McCloskey, McKenna Meyers, Grace Misera, Addison Clemen...

April 26, 2017No Comments

B-A students make memories with promposals

B-A students make memories with promposals

Brooke Beichler, Staff Writer

Prom is a big deal for juniors and seniors everywhere, including Bellwood-Antis. You not only have to make sure you have the perfect date, but you also have to make sure that you ask them the perfect way. Promposa...

April 26, 2017No Comments

  • B-A to hold annual STEM night April 25, 2017
  • POD classes raise money for Darfur April 21, 2017
  • Middle school students shadow at UPMC April 18, 2017
  • FFA members place at regional speech April 13, 2017

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College Corner: Tom Whiteford

College Corner: Tom Whiteford

Kaelynn Behrens, Staff Writer/Multimedia Editor

Senior Tom Whiteford has committed to WYOTech. He is inolved in FFA and firefighting. He plans to utilize his skills more at this school, which is located in Blairsville. Ch...

April 11, 2017

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Feature Teacher: Miss Seydel

Feature Teacher: Miss Seydel

Jami Daley, Staff Writer

Tons of kids want to be a teacher when they are young. But when they thing about it, it’s normally them standing in front of a classroom telling kids to recite the alphabet...

March 30, 2017

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Social media showoffs!

Social media showoffs!

Sidney Patterson, Staff Writer

Social networking may have been a great source of communication at one time, but what has it become? Where much of what we now know as social media began as a way to connect...

April 19, 2017

The WBC Dilemma

The WBC Dilemma

March 24, 2017

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20 QUESTIONS: with Tyler Garner

20 QUESTIONS: with Tyler Garner

Jami Daley, Features Editor

What is your name? “Tyler Garner What’s the best excuse you’ve used to skip school? “Say I’m sick, duh.” If you could remove one subjects from school ...

April 26, 2017

20 QUESTIONS: With Dan Kustaborder

20 QUESTIONS: With Dan Kustaborder

April 26, 2017

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PHOTO STORY: Middle School PSU Science exploration

PHOTO STORY: Middle School PSU Science exploration

Sidney Patterson, The Lead Editor

Last week the BA seventh and eighth graders were given the opportunity to work alongside Penn State engineering students. Mr. Hescox and Mr. Martin’s class were able ...

April 4, 2017

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TUNE TALK: the Gorillaz

TUNE TALK: the Gorillaz

Hannah Wicks, Student Contributor

I can guarantee that almost every person who is reading this article right now has heard at least one of The Gorillaz’ songs. It may have been “Feel Good Inc.”, or maybe even “Clint Eastwood”.  Don’t sound familiar? Google them, you’ll remember. The band’s songs...

April 20, 2017No Comments

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Spring Songs

The Voice of the Bellwood-Antis Student Body
The Voice of the Bellwood-Antis Student Body