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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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The Bellwood-Antis Middle and High Schools went through drills on Friday to prepare in the case of an intruder.
Run-Hide-Fight drill takes place at BAHS/MS
Jordan Hescox, Staff Writer • February 23, 2024

On Friday, February 23, school officers Jeff Hanna and Tim Mercer, along with school principals Dr. Wagner and Mr. Schreier, held a meeting for high school and middle school students that focused on procedures for an active shooter....

B-As first live Mini-THON since before the pandemic will take place March 1.
Mini-THON set to launch March 1
Chloe Brown, Staff Writer • February 23, 2024

Mini-Thon at Bellwood-Antis high school is just one week away. The Mini-Thon committee has been preparing for this event all year by hosting different fundraisers and events to raise money for the Four Diamonds, a group dedicated...

Mrs. McNaul’s 4th period class painted cabinets for the nurse’s office.
Nurse’s office gets new furniture from students
Kate Wallace, Staff Writer • February 22, 2024

On February 20, Leah McNaul’s 4th period Art Appreciation class returned two cabinets to the nurse’s office that they had painted. In late 2023, Bellwood’s nurse Kelly Hoover asked McNaul if one of her classes could...

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Freshman Ned Smearman is one of 6 B-A swimmers competing in the District 6 championships this week.
6 Bellwood swimmers advance to Districts
Ethan Johnston, Staff Writer • February 22, 2024

The Tyrone/Bellwood-Antis/Bishop Guilfoyle combined swim team has ended their regular season, but for 6 B-A swimmers they aren't finished just yet. The swimmers will compete in the District 6 Championship February 23rd and 24th at Penn State University. Bellwood-Antis...

Lady Blue Devils vs Bellefonte; 1/10/24
Lady Blue Devils ready for Penns Manor in first round of playoffs
Connor Cobaugh, Staff Writer • February 22, 2024

The Lady Blue Devils basketball team is ready to hit the road tonight for the first round of the District 6 2A playoffs. They will be facing off against Penns Manor at 7:00. No. 6 Bellwood-Antis ended its regular season with a final record of 14-8,...

The B-A unified bocce team ended a successful season yesterday by competing in the District 6 playoffs.
Bocce team comes up short at District 6 playoffs
Zach Pier, Staff Writer • February 21, 2024

Tuesday night the Bellwood-Antis unified bocce team traveled to Central Cambria to participate in the District 6 playoffs. The teams were battling for a birth into the PIAA tournament. The Blue Devils team lost their matches against Penn Cambria...

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Music is one of the coping skills for mental health.
Coping skill are important to mental health
Abigail McGuire February 20, 2024

Mental health should be talked about more. Often, when schools do "talk about it," they don't really talk about it in great depth. Foe example, schools frequently don't talk about coping skills and why they are so important...

Sign-ups to participate in the musical are located outside the music room!
Musical team looking for extra help
Abigail Eckenrod, Staff Writer • February 20, 2024

In the upcoming spring production of Bye Bye Birdie, there is a very crucial scene in Act two that cannot be done without a bit of extra help! The musical team is asking any high school boy who is available to consider helping...

Members of the varsity scholastic scrimmage team included Vince Cacciotti, Briley Campbell, Ryan Marinak, Emily Zacker, and Derek Stivers. Missing for the photo were  Chance and Holden Schreier.
Scholastic scrimmage team concludes the season
Chloe Brown, Staff Writer • February 14, 2024

The Bellwood-Antis Scholastic Scrimmage team has wrapped up its season after a strong showing in the IU8 competition. These students have amazing talent, and were able to win lots of matches. They finished the season with...

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Kimberly Bennett stars as Mrs. MacAfee in the up-coming spring production!
MEET THE BYE BYE BIRDIE CAST: Kimberly Bennett
Abigail Eckenrod, Staff Writer • February 21, 2024

In the up-and-coming musical production of Bye Bye Birdie this spring, Kimberly Bennett will star as Mrs. MacAfee! In the show, Mrs. MacAfee is Kim MacAfee's mother, who's...

Jacob Caracciolo stars as Albert Peterson in the up-coming spring production!
MEET THE BYE BYE BIRDIE CAST: Jacob Caracciolo
Abigail Eckenrod, Staff Writer • February 14, 2024

In the up-and-coming musical production of Bye Bye Birdie this spring, Jacob Caracciolo will star as Albert Peterson! In the show, Albert is the owner of the record label...

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Spotlight on staff: Chloe Brown
Spotlight on staff: Chloe Brown
Chloe Brown, Staff Writer • February 22, 2024

Name: Chloe Brown Class: Senior Age: 17 Years in BluePrint: 1 What I Do in BluePrint: Write stories in the What's Trending column. Favorite Thing About...

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Valentines Day Lollipops
Valentine's Day Lollipops
Lily Briggs February 6, 2024

Mrs. Burns, the new advisor of student council, has decided to continue the tradition of selling Valentine's Day lollipops. The money raised from the sale will be used for...

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Jocelyn Diehl has been writing fiction stories for several years.
TOO COOL FOR SCHOOL: Jocelyn Diehl
Abigail Eckenrod, Staff Writer • January 26, 2024

Jocelyn Diehl, a freshman at Bellwood-Antis, began writing stories in her childhood, and those stories continued with her as she grew. Now, she's been working on small short...

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Today is National Ferris Wheel day
Holiday-ish: National Ferris Wheel day
Brady McConnell, Staff Writer • February 14, 2024

February 14th is the annual observance of National Ferris Wheel Day. The holiday honors the birth of George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. This...

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Mya Roberts (left) graduated from B-A in 2019, and is the Featured Alumni. She and Kaelynn Behrens (right) were BluePrint editors in 2018-2019.
Featured Alumni: Mya Roberts
Olivia Hess, Editor in Chief • February 5, 2024

In the BluePrint class of 2019, Mya Roberts wore many hats as she hosted a video series, captured photos, and wrote and edited stories. Her role as Multimedia Editor and Co-editor...

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Tasman shoes have been a hard-to-find, in-demand line of Uggs for two years.
Uggs stays trendy with Mini's and Tasmans
Chloe Brown, Staff Writer • February 21, 2024

Looking for a new stylish shoe? Then the Ugg Ultra Mini’s are boots for you.   Ugg Ultra Mini’s are a shortened version of the classic...

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Real picture of Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce.
Should Taylor Swift continue being a spotlight in the media of the Kansas City Chiefs and NFL?
Connor Cobaugh, Staff Writer • February 9, 2024

Should Taylor Swift continue being a spotlight in the media of the Kansas City Chiefs and NFL? Many football fans, including myself, are tired of seeing Swift while watching...

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Power of Three: Top 3 current NBA players
Power of Three: Top 3 current NBA players
Jackson Dorminy, Staff Writer • February 2, 2024

Football may be the big talk right now, but NBA has just reached the halfway point of the season. Some of these great players are already being talked for being MVP, ROTY,...

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