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The coolest place in school

Mikayla Mason, Ali Dumin, Shayla Branstetter, and Kamryn Mercer hang out and relax in the new Media Room.

Corbin Nale, Staff Writer
September 7, 2016
Filed under District Notes, Foundation Stories, View From The Top - H.S. News

Bellwood-Antis High School recently added a Media Room in the  library. The Media Room contains a lounge room and Café, and it is wi-fi accessible. Students are allowed to use electronic devices with permission while in the Media Room. Mr. Richard Schreier, the high school principal, sa...

First Cow Patty Bingo is a success

Cow Patty Bingo raised $6,000 for the BASD Foundation.

Phoebe Potter, Daily Dish Editor
May 31, 2016
Filed under District Notes, The Lead

On Thursday, May 26, the the Bellwood-Antis School District held its first Cow Patty Bingo at Memorial Stadium. Squares were painted on the turf and patties were dropped to raise financial support for the Bellwood-Antis School District Foundations, which provides teacher grants for school projects. It...

Hug a tree. It’s Arbor Day

Hug a tree. It's  Arbor Day

Myranda Mamat, Daily Dish Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

Arbor Day is this Friday is the tree planting holiday shortly after Earth Day.  Arbor Day in the U.S. has been celebrated since 1872. On April 10.1872 in Nebraska City, Nebraska there were over a million trees planted. Arbor Day became an actual holiday because the work of the Mayor DuBois, Pennsylvania;...

Books for Babies at Barnes and Noble this week

Students from chorus sang at last year's Books for Babies event at Barnes and Nobels.

Eli Vaglica, Staff Writer
April 11, 2016
Filed under Charities, District Notes, The Lead, Winter Sports

Books for Babies at Barnes and Nobles book store in Altoona is set for Thursday, April 14 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Books for Babies is a fundraiser at Barnes and Nobles where any attending patrons on a specific night can send some of the proceeds from their purchases to the Altoona Maternity Ward...

CHS class completes schoolwide debate

Kerri Little and Kala Wooten went head to head in the schoolwide debates.

Kara Engle, Staff Writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under Student Life, View From The Top - H.S. News

On Monday, the CHS, argument and rhetoric class, held its annual school-wide debates in the auditorium. CHS is a class for senior’s to learn fundamentals and foundations of debating. “This year’s debates were awesome, not only in the way the students involved argued, which was excellent...

Feature Teacher: Mrs. Zong

Mrs. Zong poses with her favorite books during Read Across America Week.

Marissa Panasiti, News and Features Writer
March 3, 2016
Filed under Feature Teachers, Features

“Please turn this in to Mrs. Zong immediately,” says the Bellwood-Antis High School morning announcements almost every day. When it comes down to it, BAHS would be lost without her. For 33 years, the Bellwood community has been fortunate to have Mrs. Susan Zong teach a variety of different...

Carnival Day

The Jaffa Shrine Circus is the closest Central PA gets to a carnival this time of year.

Myranda Mamat, Daily Dish Editor
February 27, 2016
Filed under The Daily Dish

Friday is Carnival Day and for the people of Central Pennsylvania it is the time for the Jaffa Shrine to come into town. The Circus is one of the closest things we have to a carnival, besides the festivals in Glendale and at Delgrosso’s. It’s a tradition to attend the circus every year and students...

Jeans Day Fundraiser

Mrs. Claybaugh and Mrs. Craine are two of the teachers at Myers who wore jeans today toraise money for congenital heart disease.

Kara Engle, Staff Writer
February 17, 2016
Filed under District Notes, Elementary Speaking - Myers News, The Lead

The Bellwood-Antis school district is raising money for the Change My Heart fundraiser, starting with a jeans day it held on February 17. The Change My Heart fundraiser is paired up with the Children’s Heart Foundation to help raise awareness of congenital heart disease, and to raise money that...

Feature Teacher: Mr. Schreier

Mr. Schreier has been at B-A for 13 years, spending the last two as high school principal.

Makala Doyle, Staff Writer
February 2, 2016
Filed under Feature Teachers, Features

Walking through the halls at Bellwood-Antis High school, you can often see Principal Rick Schreier talking to students and faculty, complimenting students on how well they did in their game the night before, or moving busily through the halls to get things done. Students know Mr. Schreier as the...

National DJ Day

It all started with two turntables, two records and a microphone.

Myranda Mamat, Daily Dish Editor
January 20, 2016
Filed under The Daily Dish

January 20 is National DJ Day, or National Disc Jockey Day, to celebrate those hard working mixers who bring you music to the dance floor. You could probably expand the definition of “DJ” to someone who plugs their iPhone into a large range speaker and presses shuffle. But here at the BluePrint...

Pay It Forward on World Kindness Day!

Junior Paige Wilt helps Junior Saige McElwain pick up her papers and books.

Phoebe Potter, Daily Dish Editor
November 13, 2015
Filed under The Daily Dish

Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always. Slap on a smile and show your appreciation for World Kindness Day! Today is a day to show the world the kind and fuzzy side of you, even if it takes a lot of digging. World Kindness Day is not a day for obscene gestur...

Veterans Day Assembly

Commander Thomas Brown of the Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars was the featured speaker at Monday's Veterans Day Assembly.

Jarrett Taneyhill, Staff Writer
November 10, 2015
Filed under District Notes, The Lead

On Monday, November 9, Bellwood-Antis High School had the annual Veteran's Day assembly.  This assembly has become a great tradition at the high school and is enjoyed by everyone. After the program was opened by Revel Southwell, the advancement of the colors was done by Alex Dunlap, Paulino Cuevas,...

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