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The Lion King, Jr.

The Lion King, Jr.

Aidan Heaney and Hunter Lincoln

December 7, 2017


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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...

Mafe Soria Wins 48 Hour Film Project

Mafe Soria Wins 48 Hour Film Project

Gabriel Lindo and Sydney Ace

December 7, 2017


Filed under Alumni Spotlights, News, Showcase

     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...

New Social Media in Belfast

New Social Media in Belfast

Samantha Burgio

December 7, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Congratulations, New NHS Members!

Congratulations, New NHS Members!

Christian Lopez

November 16, 2017


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On November 9th, 2017, seven new JNHS and NHS inductees were added to the thirteen current members. The inductees were Kyle Comstock,  Alicia Borden, Jaiden Enders, Adison Male, Stephen Struckmann, Cierra Wallace, and Matthew Weaver. They were considered for JNHS and NHS for their overall average o...

Community Comes Out for Lucy

Community Comes Out for Lucy

Ashley Estabrook

November 2, 2017


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On Sunday, Oct. 22, Coach Mrs. Ross and the Belfast-Friendship volleyball team hosted a special walk, “Legging it for Lucy.” Lucy is a Belfast kindergartner who was diagnosed with renal cancer. There was a giant turnout for this event, pulling in over 100 people from all around. It was a 2.5 mile w...

Students Meet Author Naomi Shihab Nye

Students Meet Author Naomi Shihab Nye

Gabriel Lindo

November 2, 2017


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On October 27, I had the privilege to personally meet author Naomi Shihab Nye.  Author of a long list of volumes of poetry, novels, short stories, as well as an editor, Nye lives in San Antonio Texas, where she grew up, although she also spent time in the West Bank of Palestine visiting her grandmot...

What is BOCES all About?

What is BOCES all About?

Morgan Hamer and Samantha Burgio

November 2, 2017


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If you are a freshman or sophomore wondering about the BOCES program, then this is for you. Some may be wondering: will BOCES benefit me? Will it be worth it? What courses are offered through BOCES? Or maybe: Will it just be something to get out of school half of the day for, or will I look forward to ...

Students Attend Sweethearts and Heroes Seminar

Students Attend Sweethearts and Heroes Seminar

Ashley Estabrook

October 19, 2017


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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...

Lifeway Coffee House

October 19, 2017


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