The Voice of the Bellwood-Antis Student Body
  • Grace Misera is crowned 2016 Homecoming queen

    Grace Misera is crowned 2016 Homecoming queen

    Sidney Patterson, Staff Writer

    September 28, 2016

    Last Friday Bellwood-Antis celebrated Homecoming 2016, and it was nothing short of a fantastic evening. "Homecoming 2016 was a beautiful evening for all events including the parade, the game, and the Homecoming Court presentation," said Mrs. Carol Bartlett, whose Leo Club was responsible for organizing and running the event. Grace Misera was crowned 2016 queen at halftime of B-A’s game against Moshannon Valley. "It's special because wh... READ MORE »»

    The 2016 Homecoming court poses with Myers second grader Madison Shura.

    Ali Wagner

  • 2016 Homecoming court announced

    2016 Homecoming court announced

    Beau Potter, Staff Writer

    September 20, 2016

    The votes have been cast and the court has been selected. The 2016 Bellwood-Antis homecoming court consists of seniors Sophie Damiano, Carson Swogger, Alanna Leidig, Abby Luensmann, Grace Misera, and Saige McElwain. For the third year in a row there was a tie somewhere along the line, resulting in six nominees rather than five. The girls have chosen their escorts and making preparations for the annual skit night. Two weeks ago the senior... READ MORE »»

    Sidney Patterson

  • Blue Devils topple Everett in ICC clash

    Blue Devils topple Everett in ICC clash

    Phoebe Potter, Staff Writer

    September 19, 2016

      Although the Blue Devils were able to put another win under their belt with a 26-8 victory over the Everett Warriors on Friday, they still seem to be facing the same difficulties from week to week. Despite two runs by Duke Brunner for two touchdowns in the first half, the Blue Devils still haven’t completely established their run game. The Devils did, however, prove a worthy adversary on defense and held the Warriors until the fourth... READ MORE »»

    Jarrett Taneyhill continued to set records for the Blue Devils against Everett.

    Ali Wagner

  • BAHS jumps into the 21st Century!

    BAHS jumps into the 21st Century!

    Kaelynn Behrens, Staff Writer

    September 16, 2016

    It’s official: there is one month remaining until BAHS jumps into the 21st century! Last summer the Bellwood-Antis School District decided to purchase iPads for the entire student body, K-12. Every student in the school district will be receiving their own personal iPad this October. BAHS tech coordinator Ms. Jamie Forshey is the brains behind all of these changes. She has wanted to “change the face of learning and teaching” for a long... READ MORE »»

    Soon students of BAHS will all have an iPad like this one.

    Kaelynn Behrens

  • Where were you that day?

    Where were you that day?

    Kaelynn Behrens, Tierra Mahute, and Jasmine McCoy

    September 11, 2016

    Bellwood-Antis High School civics teacher Mr. Matthew McNaul remembers vividly September 11, 2001. Mr. McNaul resided in Pittsburgh at the time, working as a carpenter laying wood floors. While on the job, one of his customers told Mr. McNaul that the World Trade Center had been hit by an airplane. He said that his first reaction was that it was an accident. “I think at first we thought it was an accident but it was soon thereafter that the... READ MORE »»

    This photo, taken by area native and Philadelphia journalist Bradley Maule, was shot from inside the north tower of the World Trade Center in January, 2001, just nine months before the attacks of 9/11.

    Bradley Maule

See You at the Pole a huge success in 2016

Troy Walker, Staff Writer

See you at the Pole was a big success this year. It took place Wednesday morning before school. See You at the Pole is an event that takes place annually on the fourth Wednesday in September where students and teachers mee...  Read More »

September 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Chronic absenteeism is a problem everywhere

Briana Sisto, Staff Writer

Chronic absenteeism is an issue all across the US, even at Bellwood-Antis. Students in all 50 states have experienced long term absences, and some students’ graduation status is in danger because of it. National data on abse...  Read More »

September 26, 2016 • 0 comments

Band sponsoring Barnes and Noble event for Miracles for Maddie

Brooke Beichler, Staff Writer

Get ready to have some fun because the Bellwood-Antis Band is hosting a book fair at Barnes and Noble on Monday, September 26, from 5:30 p.m.  to 8:30 p.m. A portion of the sales in that time period will go to Miracles for Madison. Madison...  Read More »

September 26, 2016 • 0 comments

  • Supply can’t meet demand in teaching profession September 23, 2016
  • Homecoming court lets loose with Skit Night September 22, 2016
  • B-A administrators, teachers create Darlene Carter scholarship September 19, 2016
  • Miracles for Maddie September 16, 2016

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Blue Devil water boys upholding the tradition

Julian Bartlebaugh, Staff Writer

Go back five years and you would see current Bellwood-Antis stars Jarrett Taneyhill and Ethan McGee running around Memorial Stadium on Friday nights as water boys for the football team. Flash forward to today and they are the senior leaders of a 4-1...  Read More »

September 28, 2016

Soccer team snaps losing streak

Dallas Hollen, Staff Writer

Tyrone/Bellwood-Antis boys’ soccer team got a win yesterday at Penns Valley, snapping a three-game losing streak. Tyrone's Andrew Pearson had two goals for Tyrone with B-A's Alex Schmoke and Corey Johnston scoring one each to defeat the Rams with...  Read More »

September 28, 2016

Blue Devils run all over Mo Valley

Phoebe Potter, Staff Writer

The Blue Devils were finally able to launch their run game with a 49-13 win over Moshannon Valley last Friday night at Memorial Stadium. Duke Brunner had three touchdowns for B-A and ran for more than 100 yards, and Sawyer Kline rushed for 115 on ...  Read More »

September 26, 2016

  • 3 keys to a win over Moshannon Valley September 23, 2016
  • B-A tries to stay unbeaten at home on Homecoming September 23, 2016
  • A+: BA honors Alby with a special sticker. September 23, 2016
  • Boys varsity soccer fall to 2-4 September 22, 2016

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See you at the pole takes place tomorrow

Corey Johnston, Staff Writer

See you at the pole is an event where students and teachers gather at the flag pole in the morning to have a time of prayer for the school year ahead. B-A students, led by members of the Fellowship of Christian Athlete...  Read More »

September 27, 2016 • 0 comments

Financial Aid Night

Bryce Graham, Staff Writer

Bellwood-Antis High School’s guidance office is putting together a program where students and parents can come and learn how to get financial help for college. The first one, titled "Confused About Paying For College,"...  Read More »

September 26, 2016 • 0 comments

Mrs. Carson’s candies

Corbin Nale, Staff Writer

Mrs. Carson, the Bellwood-Antis High School autistic support teacher, is having a fundraiser for the students in her class. The fundraiser is to offset the cost for their Carnagie Science Center field trip later this school...  Read More »

September 23, 2016 • 0 comments

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters impacts B-A students September 22, 2016
  • B-A Band Prepares for Carwash September 22, 2016
  • A major role in the marching band September 21, 2016
  • Pokemon Go sweeps the nation September 17, 2016

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The struggle of reaching out

Makayla Carles, Staff Writer

I hate that mental disorders have turned into a competition.   You can’t discuss an eating habit without someone mentioning that they have survived off green tea for t...  Read More »

September 24, 2016 • 0 comments

The extremely violent World War Meme

Eli Vaglica, Staff Writer

I’m retiring from the meme wars. I served a good year or two of combat approximately from 2015-2016. I hope my parents can be proud of me, and when I’m in the home f...  Read More »

September 20, 2016 • 0 comments

Dueling blogs

September 3, 2016

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Top 9 shows to get ready to watch

Myranda Mamat, Staff Writer

It’s the fall season and our favorite shows are coming back on along with new ones. Here’s our top shows to look forward to! The Walking Dead For those who haven’t binge watched it to catch up you have less than a m...  Read More »

September 27, 2016 • 0 comments

10 books you should read before graduating high school

Phoebe Potter, Staff Writer

It won't be long until you're heading off to college. Make sure you know these books so you can be culturally literate at the next level. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton Stay gold Ponyboy, stay gold. On the Road by Jack Kero...  Read More »

September 26, 2016 • 0 comments

  • 10 vacation destinations September 26, 2016
  • 19 of the best pop songs of the 1980s September 13, 2016
  • 18 of the greatest movie soundtracks of all time September 12, 2016
  • Red Nose Day May 26, 2016

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Screaming for the Screaming Trees

Tylar Clemente and Hannah Wicks

Screaming Trees was an 90s rock band classified under the genres alternative rock, grunge, and neo-psychedelia consisting of vocalist Mark Lanegan, guitarist Gary Lee Conner, bass player Van Conner, and drummer Mark Pickerel. In later years, Pickerel was replaced by Barrett Martin...  Read More »

September 3, 2016 • 0 comments

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The Voice of the Bellwood-Antis Student Body
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