The Voice of the Bellwood-Antis Student Body

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The Voice of the Bellwood-Antis Student Body

The BluePrint

The Voice of the Bellwood-Antis Student Body

The BluePrint

2022-2023 was a big news year in the Bellwood-Antis School District.
Top 10 news stories for 2022-2023
Jacob Hawn , Staff Writer • May 22, 2023

With the end of the 2022-2023 school year approaching, theBluePrint would like to present the top 10 general news stories of the year. Over the course of this school year, multiple staff writers were awarded for outstanding stories...

Jacob Hawn and Bailee Conway took second place in a national journalism among a field of competitors from across the country.
Conway, Hawn recognized in national contest
May 18, 2023

A pair of senior writers on the BA BluePrint staff capped a decorated year with a final recognition of their work yesterday. Bailee Conway and Jacob Hawn learned that their stories took second place at the national level of the...

B-A students received more than $65,000 in scholarships at the Senior Awards Banquet last night.
B-A awards $65,000 in scholarships to class of '23
Bailee Conway, Staff Writer • May 17, 2023

On Monday May 15th, Bellwood held their annual scholarship banquet in the gymnasium. Generous donors made the event possible by donating $65,000 worth of scholarships to 37 members of the 2023 Bellwood senior class. Some top winners...

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Junior Josh Dorminy and freshman, Camden Swogger made the All-ICC team.
2 players named 1st team ICC All-Stars
Jase Hostler, Staff Writer • May 26, 2023

Two Bellwood-Antis students were named first team ICC All-Stars this week for their standout performances during baseball season. Junior Josh Dorminy, now a two-time ICC All-Star, and freshman, Camden Swogger were crowned with the titles. Dorminy,...

Lydia Worthing, shown here with fellow pole vaulter Dylan Andrews, dominated the B-A sports scene during three different seasons. She the BluePrints Athlete of the Year.
Tighe Eaken Jr., Sports Writer • May 22, 2023

Senior Lydia Worthing herself couldn’t have even imagined how big her final year of high school sports would be. The tri-sport all-star and Bloomsburg commit has reached astonishing accomplishments throughout her high school career, but this year...

The boys 3200 relay team was one of several individuals and relays to place on day 2 of Districts at Mansion Park.
Worthing, Lovrich join McCaulsky at states
Tighe Eaken Jr., Staff Writer • May 18, 2023

Yesterday marked the end of the District 6 AA championship track and field meet, and Bellwood-Antis officially has 3 athletes from the girls team heading off to states. Along with day 1 winner Chelsea McCaulsky, Lydia Worthing (pole vault) and Alexis...

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Seniors posed for a group picture following the baccalaureate.
B-A holds baccalaureate and spring concert
Bailee Conway, Staff Writer • May 22, 2023

With graduation right around the corner, B-A held a baccalaureate for the graduating seniors on Sunday, May 21. At the baccalaureate, Pastor Ashely Shook lead a sermon about wisdom, where he wanted seniors to leave reflecting...

The Law Class got to witness a state police helicopter in action.
Law class takes trip to Blair County prison
Bailee Conway, Staff Writer • May 18, 2023

On May 9, Mr. Matthew McNaul's law class, along with seniors who took the class last year, took a field trip around Blair County to learn first-hand how law practices take place outside the classroom. The law students...

Mrs. Jodi rolls through the hallway delivering pizza to students at Myers.
Myers celebrates pizza party in style
Olivia Hess, Staff Writer • May 17, 2023

Last week, on the day of the walking field trip at Myers Elementary, students were given a pizza party as a fun lunch. B-A's food service team made the pizzas and delivered them to the classrooms at Myers. Stephanie O’Donnell,...

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Olivia Hess has made the most out of her junior year.
Just Junior: Olivia Hess
Jase Hostler, Staff Writer • May 19, 2023

Olivia Hess is a junior at B-A and has been going here her whole life. She is not only an amazing student, but an even better basketball player. Olivia has been playing...

Jake Mercer always has his nose in a book.
Just junior: Jake Mercer
Jase Hostler, Staff Writer • May 1, 2023

This weeks' Just Junior features Jake Mercer. Jake has been going to BA ever since kindergarten. Before Kindergarten, though, he lived in Hollidaysburg. Jake is a straight...

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Jayden Bartlebaugh, Staff Writer • May 18, 2023

Name: Jayden Bartlebaugh Grade: 11th Years in BluePrint: 2 What do you do each day for BluePrint: I write stories and update scores for sports. What made you...

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JoJo Caswell, front, sits with the DelGrossos warehouse staff.
Olivia Hess, Staff Writer • May 19, 2023

Jojo Caswell is taking on a new role at DelGrosso’s Amusement Park and Laguna Splash this summer as a team leader for the warehouse department. She has worked in the...

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Spanish classes at B-A celebrate Cinco de Mayo in a variety of ways, as do many places around the world.
Holiday-ish: Cinco de Mayo
Payton Martin, Staff Writer • May 5, 2023

Cinco de Mayo, or Fifth of May, is known for festive celebrations, tacos, drinks, etc. but what is the purpose behind Cinco de Mayo? Take a hint...

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Soccer coach Alex Bartlett talks strategy with his team at halftime of the district 6 3A championship.
Featured Alumni: Alex Bartlett
Jacob Mercer, Staff Writer • May 16, 2023

Alex Bartlett is a 2013 B-A alum who is making a huge impact not only in Bellwood-Antis, but in all of central PA. Bartlett is the son of Carol Bartlett, who is an English...

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Football field at night with stadium lights
The rise and fall: Facebook
Jase Hostler, Staff Writer • May 16, 2023

Facebook, the social media giant, has come a long way since its inception in 2004. It has revolutionized the way people connect and communicate with each other across the...

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Student contributor Marissa Cacciotti.
Opinion: Promote healthy lifestyles
Marissa Cacciotti May 12, 2023

“I want to look like her when I’m older!” A common saying many of us have heard, or possibly even said while looking at magazines, Instagram posts, etc.  Younger generations...

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Soda is a common treat young people love, but what sodas are the best?
Power of Three: Best sodas
Collin Matthews, Staff Writer • May 18, 2023

Hello and Welcome back to The Power of Three.  Todays topic is the best sodas. 3. Sprite Sprite is a really good soda. When my dad buys soda from the store it's...

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