The Voice of the Bellwood-Antis Student Body

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The Voice of the Bellwood-Antis Student Body

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The Voice of the Bellwood-Antis Student Body

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Myers students reading Dr. Seuss Books. Fewer young people are reading for pleasure.
Pleasure reading in decline
Chloe Brown , Staff Writer • November 29, 2023

Bellwood-Antis senior Evalyna Aiken is one of the few students who still reads for fun daily. She has always had a passion for reading, but took a deeper dive in high school. “I read for fun because it gives me something productive...

America is facing a national milk carton shortage, and it may come to affect our area.
Milk carton shortage hits schools across the country
Kate Wallace, Staff Writer • November 17, 2023

Got Milk? It's a popular ad slogan, and if you go to a school anywhere in America, the answer is probably yes. However, due to recent events the catch phrase may not be true for long-- at least not in carton form.  States across...

BASD security is already in line with changes proposed by the PA Senates Education Committee.
Senate Bill could force schools to increase security
Jayden Bartlebaugh, A&E Editor • November 14, 2023

In October, Sen. Mike Regan introduced Senate Bill 907 that would require schools to have armed security guards in each school building. It was approved by the Senate Education Committee and is now headed to the Senate for further...

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The 1973-1974 Boys Varsity basketball team.
One of B-A's top hoops team to be honored in January
Kevin Liang, Staff Writer • November 20, 2023

In February of 1974, the Bellwood-Antis boys varsity basketball team made history after an incredible victory against Williamsburg in February, marking the 22nd win of its first perfect regular season since 1947. The unparalleled squad, under the leadership...

Carter Clabaugh is a three-sport athlete coming up in the middle school.
Athlete of the Week: Carter Clabaugh
Anthony Caracciolo, Staff Writer • November 17, 2023

This week's Athlete of the Week is 5th grader, Carter Clabaugh. Carter is a three-sport athlete who plays football, basketball, and baseball. Carter began playing football when he was seven years old, and he is currently playing in the Bellwood-Antis...

The senior girls took a hefty loss in the annual powder puff game, but they had fun and made memories for a good cause.
Juniors come out on top 33-0 against the seniors
Zach Pier, Staff Writer • November 9, 2023

Sunday afternoon, the senior girls faced off against the junior girls in the annual powderpuff football game. The juniors looked dominant all game and pulled out a 33-0 win. The powderpuff football game is an yearly tradition to help raise money for...

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Band members show off their playing skills at the Myers. (Morgan Kienzle)
Introducing music to young minds
Abigail Eckenrod, Staff Writer • November 15, 2023

In the coming weeks, high school music students will be traveling down to the Meyer's Elementary School to show off their instruments and try to recruit the newest generation of band members. In these coming days: Wednesday,...

French Club students pose for a post dinner picture
Annual French Club dinner returns to Bellwood
Jordan Hescox, Staff Writer • November 15, 2023

Once a year, the members of B-A's French Club get together with Mr. VanScoyoc and Ms. Harris to host "Le Restaurant Français." It's a French restaurant set up in the high school gym lobby and opened to the parents and friends...

Hot dogs never tasted as good as they did for students in Mr. Goodmans PBS class, which had kids using a mirror to generate the heat to cook their hot dogs.
New class has students applying scientific principles
Olivia Hess, Editor in Chief • November 14, 2023

In his last year of teaching, Mr. Goodman was asked to create a class to combat the lack of freshmen to fill his afternoon earth science course. Modeled around designing and carrying out experiments, Mr. Goodman’s new class...

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Ethan Shawley Fab Freshman
Fab Freshman: Ethan Shawley
Brady McConnell, Staff Writer • November 3, 2023

Ethan Shawley, this weeks Fab Freshman is inspired by his older brother, Hunter Shawley, who graduated in 2021. Hunter played many sports, but he succeeded most in track...

Cayden Pellegrine has been a valuable asset for B-A this season. (Morgan Kienzle)
Just Junior: Cayden Pellegrine
Olivia McCloskey, Staff Writer • October 26, 2023

This week's Just Junior is Cayden Pellegrine.  People know Cayden by his playing time on field during Friday night football games. Cayden currently has two touchdowns...

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Spotlight On Staff: Morgan Kienzle
Spotlight On Staff: Morgan Kienzle
Morgan Kienzle, Photo Editor • November 8, 2023

Name: Morgan Kienzle Class: Junior Age: 16 Years in BluePrint: 1 What I Do in BluePrint: I take photos of different events and sports. Favorite Thing About...

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Super Sub: Mrs. Briggs
Super Sub: Mrs. Briggs
Tate Baughman, Writer • November 28, 2023

Mrs. Briggs has been a substitute teacher for about a year and a half. Here are some of the things that make her a “Super Sub”.       Mrs. Briggs shared her decision...

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Twenty-seven participants gathered for the murder mystery.
TOO COOL FOR SCHOOL: Vincent Cacciotti
Olivia Hess, Editor in Chief • November 20, 2023

With the time he has in between sports and school work, senior Vincent Cacciotti planned and executed a complete murder mystery that took place on November 4, 2023. The title...

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Hand holding a phone.
Holiday Ish: National Electronic Greeting's Day
Brady McConnell, Staff Writer • November 29, 2023

Electronics evolve every day, which means there will be more ways that we can meet people and have access to more things. Today is National...

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Alayna Roberts, B-A Class of 2015, recently began practicing law after graduating from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Featured Alumni: Alayna Roberts
Jayden Bartlebaugh, A&E Editor • October 23, 2023

Becoming a lawyer is one of the most difficult careers to pursue, but for Alayna Roberts, this was exactly what she wanted to do.  Alayna graduated from Bellwood in 2015...

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Chloe never goes anywhere without her belt bag.
Lululemon everywhere belt bag
Chloe Brown , Staff Writer • November 29, 2023

Do you want to carry all of your necessities with you, but don’t want to carry a purse? Well I’ve got the best bag for you.  The Lululemon...

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Athletics mean nothing outside of high school
Abigail Eckenrod, Staff Writer • November 2, 2023

When it comes to athletics, people immediately turn to high school football or basketball. However, athletes in high school rarely compete in the collegiate level to begin...

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Sun set sitting over the horizon
Power of Three: Best Seasons of the Year
Brady McConnell, Staff Writer • November 13, 2023

Every single year we live through four seasons, we experience change in temperature, change in scenery, and we change what we wear. In the Winter were all bundled up in nice...

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