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Roberto Clemente Jr. speaks to B-A students

Roberto Clemente Jr. spoke to B-A middle school students on Monday.

Julian Bartlebaugh
March 19, 2019
Filed under Student Life

On Monday, the Bellwood-Antis Middle School, in association with Quarterbacks for Life, brought in Roberto Clemente Jr. to speak with students from grades 5 through 8. Clemente Jr. shared advice, as well as stories about his own life. The students learned a lot from the presentation, according to...

Artist of the Week: Lincoln Boyer

Lincoln Boyer poses with one of his paintings from art class.

Jestelynn Heaton, Staff Writer
March 1, 2019
Filed under Spotlight on Students

This week’s Artist of the Week is junior Lincoln Boyer.   Lincoln has been interested in the arts for 12 years. He picked up a love for art at a young age. He started at about 5 or 6 years old. Starting at such a young age, he was able to build the foundation for his interests and skills.   Although...

mini-THON holding Stall Day Thursday

Bring in your change tomorrow for Stall Day.

Hope Shook, Staff Writer
February 13, 2019
Filed under Charities, District Notes, The Lead

On February 14, Mini-Thon will be having a “Stall Day” for both the middle school and high school students, as well as students at Myers Elementary. Students should bring is as much change as possible, and first period teachers must count all the change before they can start class for the day. If ...

Treatment of LGBTQ+ students in schools: Getting better but needs improvement

Treatment of LGBTQ+ students in schools: Getting better but needs improvement

Lordin Williams and Ben Nofsker
February 6, 2019
Filed under Opinion

The treatment of LGBTQ+ members in schools has been getting better over the past years, but there will always be room for improvement. Often students do not think of how something said will affect people. This is one of the major problems when it comes to the way students interact with each other,...


January 26, 2019
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The Bellwood-Antis School District Foundation seeks to enhance the learning of all students attending The Bellwood-Antis School District. The Foundation has award over 200 grants totaling $143,286.87. Some recent projects have included the following: High School Bigs Guitars for the general music...


January 26, 2019
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THE FOUNDATION The Bellwood-Antis School District Foundation is operated by an independent board of directors consisting of leaders in the community and local businesses. Board Members: Crystal Himes, President. ‘84 Jon Russin, Vice-President. ‘68 Debra Sitman, Treasurer and Secretary. ...

MASTERING HIGH SCHOOL: How to Deal With a Bad Day

Everyone has those days they would rather forget.

Rebecca Burns, Staff Writer
December 18, 2018
Filed under Student Life, Teen Issues, View From The Top - H.S. News

My friends and I broke down recently and cried. Life has taken a turn for the worst. We feel like the world is against us, and the pressure is bringing out the worst in us. Here are ten things I do to help me through difficult times. One: Spend time with people who will support you and help you ma...

Blue Angels continue to spread Christmas cheer

There's still time to take a tag from one of the Blue Angels' Christmas trees and spread some holiday cheer.

Kaelynn Behrens, Editor in Chief
November 27, 2018
Filed under Charities, Foundation Stories, The Lead

It’s that time of year again: Blue Angels R Us is back in town. This initiative to spread Christmas cheer through charity was started eighteen years ago by district resident and B-A Foundation member Crystal Himes, along with the students of Bellwood-Antis. During the Christmas of 2000, Himes wa...

NHS selling t-shirts for Pink-Out game

NHS selling t-shirts for Pink-Out game

Jordyn Beam, Writer/Page Editor
September 28, 2018
Filed under Student Life, View From The Top - H.S. News

It is time to tackle cancer yet again. This year, the Bellwood Antis National Honor Society (NHS) is joining together with Southern Huntingdon’s NHS to have a Pink-Out game with the proceeds going to local families afflicted by cancer. Southern Huntingdon’s NHS advisor, Jeff Mills, reached...

Gold Game highlights first home football game

Tonight is the annual Gold Ribbon Game for Bellwood-Antis.

Jestelynn Heaton, Staff Writer
August 31, 2018
Filed under The Lead

This week’s football game at Memorial Stadium is the annual Gold Ribbon Game for childhood cancer. This is the third year Bellwood-Antis has partnered with the Brian Morden Foundation to help raise money for the cuase. Brian Morden was an Altoona Area High School student who battled Ewing's Sarcoma...

Middle school business expands

Sublimation Creations is busy this semester, expanding its product line and raising money for charity.

Olivia Stetter, Staff Writer
March 7, 2018
Filed under Student Life

Sixth grade entreprenuers have been busy during the third nine weeks expanding their business. Each nine weeks a new group of students learn the business model for Sublimination Creations, an original business venture for student sin the middle school, who create and market their creations. Students...

PHOTOSTORY: Variety Show

Alivia Jacobs belts out a note at the 2018 Variety Show.

Malia Danish, Photographer
February 16, 2018
Filed under Foundation Stories, Photo Story

The Bellwood-Antis School District Foundation held its annual Variety Show on Tuesday, February 13 in the high school auditorium.

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