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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Vincent Cacciotti and Corry Shanafelt will both be speaking at commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2024. Vincent learned this week he had earned the distinction of valedictorian, while Shanafelt was named salutatorian. Commencement ceremonies take place May 30.
B-A reveals the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for Class of 2024
Anthony Caracciolo April 12, 2024

Bellwood-Antis has officially announced the class of 2024’s valedictorian and salutatorian. The valedictorian honor was given to Vincent Cacciottti, and Corrigan Shanafelt was named the salutatorian. Valedictorian is given...

College financial aid information is available at the guidance office. Its a pressing issue seniors find themselves confronting as the college experience draws closer.
B-A seniors face college cost crunch
Olivia Hess, Editor in Chief • April 11, 2024

As the end of the school year nears, seniors are opening college acceptance letters, depositing down payments, and selecting meal plans. Amidst the exciting college to-do lists, there are financial fears that loom overhead for...

The B-A girls basketball team takes in a womens game at Penn State Altoona earlier this year. The womens college game is experiencing a resurgence thanks to charismatic players like Iowas Caitlin Clark.
Women's college game thriving in the Clark era
Connor Cobaugh, Staff Writer • April 10, 2024

The NCAA women's Final Four concluded last weekend with South Carolina completing a perfect 38-0 season with a victory over Caitlyn Clark and the Iowa Hawkeyes. The presence of Clark was a factor in bringing more eyes to the women's...

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Junior Matthew Berkowirtz got the save for the Devils Wednesday to preserve a win over Williamsburg.
Blue Devils take win over Williamsburg
Brady McConnell, Staff Writer • April 11, 2024

The Bellwood-Antis baseball team travelled out to Williamsburg on Wednesday, and won 6-3 in 7 innings. Facing off against the Blue Pirates who are always ICC contestants, Bellwood knew they had to make a statement. Senior Vincent Cacciotti started...

Junior Briley Campbell took home victories in both the 100 and 200 in the Lady Devils meets against Huntingdon and Bishop Guilfoyle.
B-A track and field successful over Huntingdon and Bishop Guilfoyle
Connor Cobaugh, Staff Writer • April 11, 2024

On Tuesday, the Bellwood-Antis boys track and field team got it done. They were victorious over both Huntingdon, 91-59, and Bishop Guilfoyle, 144-6 in a meet held at Huntingdon. The Lady Blue Devils split the two meets. Senior Kole Dickinson won...

Zach Pier had two hits against BEA, but it wasnt nearly enough against the defending state champs.
B-A baseball falls to Bald Eagle
Ethan Johnston, Staff Writer • April 10, 2024

The Bellwood-Antis baseball team hosted Bald Eagle Area on Tuesday, and suffered a 13-3 loss in 7 innings. Facing off against the Eagles, who are coming off of a 2A state championship win last year, the Blue Devils knew they had their hands full. Starting...

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The Setsy Ladies took home the championship of Aevidums second annual schoolwide volleyball tournament. Team members included, left to right: Holden Schreier, Connor Cobaugh, Chance Schreier, Addalyn Turek, Ava Patton, Ava Hassler, and Scotlyn Hassler.,
Aevidum 2nd annual volley tournament a success
Ethan Johnston, Staff Writer • April 10, 2024

The Bellwood-Antis Aevidum club hosted its second annual volleyball tournament on Monday, April 8. The Setsey Ladies, battling from the losers bracket, came out on top, defeating the Spike Tysons two straight times in...

There are dress up days every day this week to celebrate Spread the Word: inclusion.
Spread the word: Inclusion
Delaynie Mckinney, Staff Writer • April 9, 2024

This week is spirit week for the Spread the Word: Inclusion campaign to show awareness for students with special needs. Students at Bellwood-Antis High School concluded last week by signing pledge cards, vowing not...

Seniors are reminded to prepare all necessary forms to participate in the Challenge Program.
Seniors are reminded of Challenge Program
Peyton McCahan, Staff Writer • April 3, 2024

Students are reminded to turn in community service forms to be apart of Challenge Program. Seniors are eligible for Challenge Awards based on the first 3 marking periods. There are a total of 5 categories to be considered...

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Collecting and painting War Hammer 40K figurines is a beloved pastime for Gabe Waltermire.
ARTIST OF THE WEEK: Gabe Waltermire
Abigail Eckenrod, Staff Writer • April 12, 2024

This week’s Artist of The Week is senior Gabe Waltermire! He participates in the Bellwood-Antis High School concert band as well as painting small figurines in his free...

MEET THE BYE BYE BIRDIE CAST: Collin Matthews
MEET THE BYE BYE BIRDIE CAST: Collin Matthews
Abigail Eckenrod, Staff Writer • April 3, 2024

In the up-and-coming musical production of Bye Bye Birdie this spring, Collin Matthews will star as Hugo Peabody! In the show, Hugo is Kim MacAfee’s strait-laced boyfriend....

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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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Jase Hostler says cheese in front of the camera
Too cool for school: Jase Hostler
Jordan Hescox, Staff Writer • April 9, 2024

To infinity and beyond: Jase Hostler, a man of many talents, is committing to the United States Air Force once he graduates high school. His goal of becoming a soldier in...

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Colin McClellan, Staff Writer • April 11, 2024

National Pet Day on April 11th dedicates the day to those pets who may not always get the companionship and attention pets deserve. National...

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Featured Alumni: Jake Miller
Featured Alumni: Jake Miller
Olivia Hess, Editor in Chief • March 5, 2024

The BluePrint’s 2018 sports editor and designer, Jake Miller, truly “left [his] mark” on B-A during his time in high school. Before deciding to take BluePrint class...

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Owala bottles may replace Stanley Cups as the cool new water container.
Owala free sip water bottle
Chloe Brown, Staff Writer • March 11, 2024

The Owala free sip has been the new rise on water bottles. Everybody seems to fall in love with these bottles once they get their hands on...

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B-A could manage with homeroom, accomplishing most homeroom activities during other periods.
OPINION: Get rid of homeroom
Jayden Bartlebaugh, A&E Editor • March 13, 2024

Throughout the middle and high school experience, one class been prevalent through 13 years of education: homeroom. The main purpose of homeroom is to take attendance, distribute...

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Power of Three: Top 3 Adam Sandler Movies
Jackson Dorminy, Staff Writer • April 9, 2024

If you're ever stuck on deciding what to watch then just pull up an Adam Sandler classic, and laugh away. Adam Sandler has been in the movie business for awhile, and he's...

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