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Graduation Musings

Graduation Musings

Gage Lincoln

May 25, 2017


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I can’t believe that in eighteen days, only twelve of which are school days, I will come through the double doors and walk the hallways of BCS of the last time as a high school student.  Then in thirty days, eleven after the final day of school, I walk the stage to officially graduate from Belfas...

Davis Wins Horse Show Events

Davis Wins Horse Show Events

Megan Rose

May 25, 2017


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On Saturday, May 20th, Collin “Rodeo-Star” Davis participated in a Horse Show at Irving, NY.  Shows usually last around seven hours, but this one went for fourteen hours.   Collin completed many races that day on his horse Farley in multiple classes. Those classes included 4D barrels, 3D barr...

Washington DC, 2017

Washington DC, 2017

May 4, 2017


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Have you ever known the day you were about to have would be life-changing? When I woke up at four in the morning on March 23rd, I knew it would be one of those strange, sweet days. I had been waiting to go on the eighth grade Washington trip for as long as I could remember. I blame my father; he told me t...

Five High School Hacks

Five High School Hacks

Payton Catalino

May 4, 2017


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High school isn’t a walk in the park, and not everyone will have the same experience.  People are beginning to take different classes, finding different interests, and going different ways.  These five life hacks can benefit anyone. For better resources and more reliable information, use scholar.go...

Tricia Taber Ellsworth

Tricia Taber Ellsworth

Erin Cole

May 4, 2017


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Tricia Taber Ellsworth graduated from Belfast Central School in 1991. She then went to Alfred State College where she majored in Executive Secretarial Science. After graduating from Alfred, she attended Nazareth College of Rochester as an undergraduate majoring in Business and Distributive Education. Whi...

Pride and Prejudice Trailer

May 2, 2017


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A trailer for Pride and Prejudice, showing Sunday, 2:00, at the Palmer Opera House in Cuba, admission by donation.

Pride and Prejudice Preview

Pride and Prejudice Preview

April 27, 2017


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Mr. Collins proposes to Elizabeth -- will she accept?

Pride and Prejudice Preview

April 27, 2017


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Lady Catherine tries to prevent her nephew Mr. Darcy's engagement to Elizabeth.

Pride and Prejudice Preview

April 27, 2017


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Lydia Bennet gloats over her marriage to Mr. Wickham!

Pride and Prejudice Preview

April 27, 2017


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The Bennet family discovers their daughter has run away with Mr. Wickham!

Anne Histed

Anne Histed

Samantha Burgio

April 21, 2017


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Anne Histed graduated with the class of 2001 and is a resident of Belfast. She attended SUNY Brockport for her undergrad, where her majors were Childhood Education and Mathematics,  Roberts Wesleyan for her first Masters in Special Education, and St. Bonaventure for her second Masters in Educational...

On the Cusp

On the Cusp

Reilly Shannon

April 20, 2017


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Here I stand on the cusp of inspiration.  I’ve written so much throughout high school, from short stories to research papers, but this took the greatest amount of courage to write.  I know I’m not doing a very good job at self promoting, but I might as well be writing my own eulogy here.  I have to...

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