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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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Lifeway Lock In

October 19, 2017


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Veteran’s Day Celebration

Veteran’s Day Celebration

October 19, 2017


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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...

Coding Class

Coding Class

Gabriel Lindo

October 9, 2017


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Coding is a new addition to BCS and is taught by Mr.Enlow, the new math teacher. He enjoys teaching it, stating it is “very fun and interesting," and I completely agree. I love trying new things, and I'm glad I gave this class a try. So what is coding? All you need for the class is a computer and ...

“Legging It” for Lucy

“Legging It” for Lucy

Joanne Ross

October 9, 2017


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“Legging it” with Lucy is a 2.5 mile walk on Sunday, October 22. Lucy Hadsell Burr's story… Lucy was so excited to start Kindergarten.  Prior to starting school, she needed her vaccination records updated.  At the end of August during her doctor’s examination, Dr. Cusumano didn’t like...

Homecoming and Spirit Week

Homecoming and Spirit Week

Samantha Burgio

October 9, 2017


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This past week was spirit week and Homecoming. Many students had such a blast taking part in the fun themes that Student Council picked for this year. Monday was American Day, in which the school was filled with red, white, and blue. This was a classic theme and easy to customize. Tuesday's th...

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