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  • Girls Soccer

    Girls Soccer

    Dan Geyer

    October 20, 2017

    The Belfast Lady Bulldogs began Homecoming with a 3-0 win over the Scio Tigers on October 3rd. Morgan Hamer, Megan Rose and Hanah Helms each scored, and Hamer had six saves. The girls traveled to Hinsdale and played hard, but fell 5-0, Hamer stopping fifteen shots in the loss. On October 6th, the l...

  • Boys Soccer

    Boys Soccer

    Dan Geyer

    October 19, 2017

    While the Belfast Boys Soccer team has clinched the number 1 seed going into Friday’s game, let’s recap how they got here. On October 6th, the boys welcomed the Scio Tigers into town. The boys were eager to play and the stakes were higher on Belfast’s homecoming night. After falling behind 1-0...

  • Driving Legally

    Driving Legally

    Keith Weaver

    October 19, 2017

    I had a late start to getting my learner’s driving permit. On my sixteenth birthday, I was bedridden and had a really high fever. I couldn’t hold down anything that I had been eating. So, it was pretty safe to say that I wasn’t feeling the greatest. It took me a long time to finally get my per...

  • A Restless Sleeper

    A Restless Sleeper

    Elisa Houser

    October 19, 2017

    Waking up in a cold sweat on the living room floor, wondering how I got there, is a common occurrence for me. As you can imagine, it’s not a very enjoyable experience, but to this day, I am still answering my mother's countless questions to prove my mind is fully awake when I saunter down the stairs ...

  • Volleyball

    Volleyball

    Lily Mahon

    October 19, 2017

    Volleyball season has come to a close for the Belfast-Friendship Beagles. This was a challenging season with two wins overall. We also had an extremely young team with one eighth grader, one freshman, three sophomores, and three juniors. With only two wins, it was extremely difficult to keep a positive...

  • Students Attend Sweethearts and Heroes Seminar

    Students Attend Sweethearts and Heroes Seminar

    Ashley Estabrook

    October 19, 2017

    This past Friday, all students in grades 5- 12 were boarded on buses to what we thought would be just a boring anti-bullying seminar, just like the ones that we had been going to ever since we can remember. But, at the Sweethearts and Heroes seminar, we were in for a big surprise. After we were all...

  • Great Day at the Dentist

    Great Day at the Dentist

    MacKenzie Hurd

    October 19, 2017

    It all started off as a really bad day. I had to wake up early to go to the dentist, which I hated. And to make matters worse, I slept horribly the night before because of a huge thunder storm. So I was exhausted, scared, and angry that my mom was making me go to that ratchet dentist again. I had...

  • Hope for Healing

    Hope for Healing

    Hanah Helms

    October 19, 2017

    My journey from having a severely broken leg to walking again was a long, stressful period of time. It was October 1st was when my accident happened. We were playing against Fillmore in the misty, nasty rain, playing on a turf field. Saturday evening, headed onto the school bus, I saw a rainbow that had l...

  • Veteran’s Day Celebration

    Veteran’s Day Celebration

    October 19, 2017

    Belfast Central School Salutes Our Veterans Thursday, November 9, 2017 2:00-3:00 PM Belfast Central School Auditorium Patriotic songs, readings, reflections by our students. All veterans and their families are welcome. Please spread the word. Call the school office at 585-365-2...

  • Climate Change is a Real Concern

    Climate Change is a Real Concern

    Christian Lopez

    October 19, 2017

    Climate change is a very real issue that our country and planet is facing at the moment. Most people believe it, but there are some unbelievers. Climate change is affecting our seasons and crop-growing cycles. This is a very real problem and it is a very dangerous issue that needs to be addressed imme...

Students Attend Sweethearts and Heroes Seminar

Students Attend Sweethearts and Heroes Seminar

Ashley Estabrook

October 19, 2017No Comments

This past Friday, all students in grades 5- 12 were boarded on buses to what we thought would be just a boring anti-bullying seminar, just like the ones that we had been going to ever since we can remember. But, at the Sw...

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Driving Legally

Driving Legally

Keith Weaver

October 19, 2017

I had a late start to getting my learner’s driving permit. On my sixteenth birthday, I was bedridden and had a really high fever. I couldn’t hold down anything that I had b...

A Restless Sleeper

A Restless Sleeper

Elisa Houser

October 19, 2017

Waking up in a cold sweat on the living room floor, wondering how I got there, is a common occurrence for me. As you can imagine, it’s not a very enjoyable experience, bu...

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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

Julia Lindo

March 6, 2017

Everyone knows that in school it can be hard to get by, especially when everywhere you turn, there’s a test, homework, Regents exam, or even a specific class that brings yo...

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Film Review: The Butler

Film Review: The Butler

Sarah Lindo

October 19, 2017No Comments

If you are wanting to watch a slightly humorous, emotional, and inspirational movie, The Butler  is the number one movie for that. This movie features my favorite actor Forest Whitaker; he stars and plays ...

Student Novel Inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey

Student Novel Inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey

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A Truly Special Thanks

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