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B-A POD classes help women in Sudan and Darfur

B-A POD classes help women in Sudan and Darfur

Cazen Cowfer, Staff Writer

It is a very wonderful thing that people help make a difference in the world every day, even by doing little things. Ms. Andrea Brant makes a difference. She is the Bellwood-Antis POD teacher. Ms. Brant runs a fundraiser for...

March 22No Comments

Music Department plans Footloose spirit week

Music Department plans Footloose spirit week

Troy Walker, Staff Writer

Everybody cut! BA’s production of Footloose the musical opens next week. In anticipation of the fun, the music department is sponsoring Footloose spirit week. Spirit week will start on Monday, March 27, leading into the Marc...

March 22No Comments

B-A seventh grader wins Lions art contest

B-A seventh grader wins Lions art contest

Corey Johnston and Anson Jones

Seventh grade artist Giovanna Caracciolo recently won the local and regional level for the Lions Club annual Peace Contest. Giovanna said, “It feels great to be rewarded for an accomplishment I worked so hard for.” The Lion...

March 17No Comments

  • CHS class hosts annual school-wide debates March 15
  • What is the future of the library? March 10
  • Arts Night returns Friday March 9
  • Eight B-A students earn first awards at PJAS March 8

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Lady Devils fall short of dream run

Lady Devils fall short of dream run

Ethan McGee, Sports Editor

The Bellwood-Antis girls basketball team's road to Hershey came to a sad end Monday evening when the ladies fell to Bishop McCort 68-57 at the Altoona Fieldhouse. The squad finished the season 25-5, and three of the five losses came to Bishop ...

March 21

B-A Cruises past Sacred Heart

B-A Cruises past Sacred Heart

Ethan McGee, Sports Editor

Lady Blue Devil basketball continued its complete domination of the West Region bracket over the weekend, crushing Our Lady of Sacred Heart 62-34 in the 2A PIAA quarterfinals at Forest Hills High School. Bellwood-Antis will now take on District 6 rival...

March 20

B-A dominates Chartiers-Houston

B-A dominates Chartiers-Houston

Ethan McGee, Sports Editor

Lady Blue Devil basketball was clicking on all cylinders last night, holding a double digit lead all four quarters of play in the second round of the PIAA 2A playoffs. WPIAL champion Chartiers-Houston was no match against the offensive fire power the...

March 17

  • ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Shawn Wolfe March 17
  • Blue Devils make exit from postseason March 15
  • Lady Devils outrun Panthers March 15
  • Athlete of the Week: Brendan Kowalski March 7

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Sophomore creates own Lego video

Sophomore creates own Lego video

Myranda Mamat, Staff Writer

At first glance tenth grader Quintin Nelson is  very intelligent ...  someone who takes pride in his work. His hard work and creativity has taken him far, including creating a light-up running vest for a local entrepreneurs contest. Now he’s on YouTube with a video called "The Last of the Living." It is a Lego ...

March 21No Comments

Jordyn Beam wins dance scholarship

Jordyn Beam wins dance scholarship

Briana Sisto, Staff Writer

If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. One Bellwood Sophomore is taking New York head on as she will spend a week dancing with other amazing dancers this summer in the Big Apple. Sophomore Jordyn Beam will...

March 21No Comments

Newest Students of the Week unveiled

Newest Students of the Week unveiled

John Kost, Staff Writer

Congratulations to the Bellwood-Antis Middle School students of the week. These students exude positive attitudes and outstanding effort in the classroom. For fifth grade Kevin Liang was selected by his teachers “because...

March 16No Comments

  • The perfect bracket March 16
  • Middle school Students of the Week announced March 9
  • Mrs. Brant combines history, poetry in POD March 8
  • Bellwood-Antis hosts junior high County Chorus March 7

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College Corner: Kiara Wolfe

College Corner: Kiara Wolfe

Kaelynn Behrens, Staff Writer/Multimedia Editor

Kiara Wolfe is College Corners first military participant. She is a hard working and determined young woman with an amazing dream ahead of her. Here is what she had to say...

March 3

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Shawn Wolfe

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Shawn Wolfe

Ali Wagner, Staff Writer

With a decent season last year for the Bellwood-Antis track team, the boys are looking to have an even better season in 2017. Sophomore Shawn Wolfe had a breakout campaign as...

March 17

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BA students take a stance on immigration

BA students take a stance on immigration

Sidney Patterson, The Lead Editor

BA freshman Joyce Zheng, a U.S. citizen whose family hails from China, thinks it is unfair to limit immigrants of certain nationalities from entering the US while others st...

February 28

The Big Ban Theory

The Big Ban Theory

February 18

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Fab Freshman: Emily Osborne

Fab Freshman: Emily Osborne

Fab Freshman: Emily Osborne Freshman Emily Osborne is thriving in high school. She is one of the funniest people you will ever meet, and she is always in a good mood. ...

March 21

20 Questions with Alex Hale

20 Questions with Alex Hale

February 28

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PHOTO STORY: CHS debates

PHOTO STORY: CHS debates

Anson Jones, Staff Writer

On Monday and Wednesday students in the CHS Argument and Rhetoric class had their annual school-wide debates, which take place in the auditorium in front of the student body....

March 15

PHOTO STORY: Arts Night 2017

PHOTO STORY: Arts Night 2017

  Despite the cold weather and a pair of PIAA basketball playoffs involving Bellwood-Antis teams, the turnout for Arts Show 2017 was as strong as ever on Frid...

March 15

Photo Story: Arts Night Preparations

Photo Story: Arts Night Preparations

March 10 from 5-8 the Arts Department is hosting the 8th annual Arts Night. Come out to see the best our district has to offer from across grades and mediums. Students...

March 10

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Ed Sheeran releases new album

Ed Sheeran releases new album

Myranda Mamat, Staff Writer

It’s been two years since Ed Sheeran has released a new album but on March 10 he released his new album Divide. Divide, named like all his other albums using mathematical signs, is different than his last two albums. It is filled with the soft, acoustic, original Ed that landed hi...

March 21No Comments

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Baseball Songs

The Voice of the Bellwood-Antis Student Body
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