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  • The Lion King, Jr.

    The Lion King, Jr.

    Aidan Heaney and Hunter Lincoln

    December 7, 2017

    BCS Drama Department proudly presents The Lion King Jr this Friday and Saturday at 7:00 pm! This classic story of redemption, family, and sacrifice told for the entire family to enjoy is something you cannot miss! This production glistens with talent, and the sets and costumes transport the audience...

  • Stephen Struckmann

    Stephen Struckmann

    Nathaniel Hurd

    December 7, 2017

    Everyone calls me Q because it is a lot easier to say than Stephen. My middle name is Quincy.  The biggest thing that has ever happened to me is moving to Belfast from Texas. It affected me a lot because it was a big change moving from the big city of Houston, Texas, to the small town of Belfast. ...

  • Keith Weaver

    Keith Weaver

    Devon Judd

    December 7, 2017

    School gives me something to do instead of sitting around and doing nothing. In order to get anywhere in life, you need an education. I like U.S. History the most because it is interesting to me and it doesn’t bore me. I plan on going to college at Alfred for two years because I have to finish m...

  • Kevin McCumiskey

    Kevin McCumiskey

    Hunter Lincoln

    December 7, 2017

    Imagine living in a family of thirty people who are close, and you are the second youngest. My family obviously doesn’t define me. I mean, I am your average teenager: stressed about school, sports, and pretty much that. In fact, probably the thing that bothers me the most would be that I am lazy an...

  • Mafe Soria Wins 48 Hour Film Project

    Mafe Soria Wins 48 Hour Film Project

    Gabriel Lindo and Sydney Ace

    December 7, 2017

         Many people in the community may remember one of our 2015 graduates, Mafe Soria, a foreign exchange student from Bolivia.  Mafe was an exchange student hosted by Randa and Jeff Harrington. Mafe recently won some awards for a short film she produced. The film can be seen here.  While attending Belfast, Mafe was involved in our production of Sherlo...

  • Girls Varsity Basketball

    Girls Varsity Basketball

    Morgan Hamer

    December 7, 2017

    Another sports season has started. From last year, the girls varsity lost four seniors including Michaela Pastorius, MacKenzie Hamer, Sarah Marsh, and Eryn Broshar. Since losing them, including big scorers Michaela and MacKenzie, things have been a little rough this season, but we’re getting there slowl...

  • New Social Media in Belfast

    New Social Media in Belfast

    Samantha Burgio

    December 7, 2017

    Many BCS organizations have social media pages for everyone to see this year. Why not check them out? From general Belfast news to Belfast choir Youtube stars, we have it all! If you haven’t already, check out the new Belfast website at www.belfastcsd.org. We also have a Belfast Central Mobile A...

  • Students Trained in Sources of Strength

    Students Trained in Sources of Strength

    Danielle Cassady and Cassandra Hadaway

    December 7, 2017

    When you hear “Sources of Strength,” what questions do you ask yourself? Sources of Strength is a youth suicide prevention program designed to utilize the power of peer to peer social networks. The goal of Sources of Strength is to prevent suicide and harmful choices by increasing help seeking beha...

  • Students Tour New Era Field, Learn About Sports Management

    Students Tour New Era Field, Learn About Sports Management

    Adam Enders, Austin Gustason, MacKenzie Hurd, and Kevin McCumiskey

    December 7, 2017

    On Wednesday, Dec. 6, students from  Belfast, Fillmore, Bolivar-Richburg, and Franklinville  took a Sports Management field trip to New Era Field, home of  the Buffalo Bills.  This was intended for students to look at a career they might want to pursue in sports management, finance, scouting, and medicine...

  • Giving Thanks

    Giving Thanks

    Gabriel Lindo

    November 17, 2017

    Students in grades ten through twelve reported what they were thankful for this year. Responses varied, including: family, friends, pets, food, sleep, belongings, education, sports, hunting season, dinner with no empty seats, and the soldiers who serve our country. Roseanna Lanning said, "I am thankful...

The Lion King, Jr.

Aidan Heaney and Hunter Lincoln

December 7, 2017No Comments

BCS Drama Department proudly presents The Lion King Jr this Friday and Saturday at 7:00 pm! This classic story of redemption, family, and sacrifice told for the entire family to enjoy is something you cannot miss! This pro...

Mafe Soria Wins 48 Hour Film Project

Gabriel Lindo and Sydney Ace

December 7, 2017No Comments

     Many people in the community may remember one of our 2015 graduates, Mafe Soria, a foreign exchange student from Bolivia.  Mafe was an exchange student hosted by Randa and Jeff Harrington. Mafe recently won some awards f...

New Social Media in Belfast

Samantha Burgio

December 7, 2017No Comments

Many BCS organizations have social media pages for everyone to see this year. Why not check them out? From general Belfast news to Belfast choir Youtube stars, we have it all! If you haven’t already, check out the new ...

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Stephen Struckmann

Nathaniel Hurd

December 7, 2017

Everyone calls me Q because it is a lot easier to say than Stephen. My middle name is Quincy.  The biggest thing that has ever happened to me is moving to Belfast from Te...

Keith Weaver

Devon Judd

December 7, 2017

School gives me something to do instead of sitting around and doing nothing. In order to get anywhere in life, you need an education. I like U.S. History the most because i...

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Sources of Strength Meetings

October 19, 2017

Sources of Strength Meetings for Grades 8 to 12 Students interested in joining Sources of Strength are invited to the meetings (in Mrs. Preston's room) below. Thursday...

Ashley Estabrook

March 17, 2017

Dear SOS,     I have been struggling with depression ever since I went through a bad break up with my boyfriend a few months ago. My grades have gone down, I'm losi...

My Sources of Strength

My Sources of Strength

March 6, 2017

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Lilly Mahon

December 7, 2017No Comments

Things change every day even if we want them to stay the same Everything around me changes every second of every day   The clock ticks as time goes by The sky changes as the sun rises and sets ...

Christmas Poem

Christmas Poem

December 7, 2017

Chapter 2: HAL 9,000

Chapter 2: HAL 9,000

December 7, 2017

To Deployment

November 17, 2017

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