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High School Concert

High School Concert

Hannah Lindo

May 12, 2017


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The High School Concert will be take place on May 16th at 6pm. Look forward to a few staff members joining SWE in a piece entitled "Come Sweet Death." High School choir arranged and will perform "We are the World" by Michael Jackson -- with new soloists including Christian Babbitt and Dan Geyer! Jazz B...

All-Eastern Honors Ensemble

All-Eastern Honors Ensemble

Hannah Arnold

May 5, 2017


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Over the course of four days, April 5-8, I had the incredible opportunity to perform with the Mixed Chorus in the All-Eastern Honors Ensemble.  There were about 800 students, 350 in my choir and they were from the east coast. The concert was held at Boardwalk Hall, in Atlantic City, NJ. The boardwalk hall lo...

Youth Bureau Award Winner

Youth Bureau Award Winner

Hannah Lindo

May 4, 2017


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Gage Lincoln was recognized for his “fortitude and service to others” at the Allegany County Youth Recognition Awards dinner at Moonwinks on April 19th.  It is awarded to individuals excelling in community service, who have also overcome obstacles or challenges in their personal lives. Recipie...

Senior Art Show

Senior Art Show

MacKenzie Hamer

May 4, 2017


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This year’s annual Senior Art Show is Tuesday May 16th from 4:30 to 5:30. The featured artists include seniors Christian Babbitt, MacKenzie Hamer, Sarah Marsh, and Tyler West. These artists will be presenting their art work from their entire high school career. Each of these students will also be ...

Mrs. LaGreca: New Science Teacher

Mrs. LaGreca: New Science Teacher

Samantha Burgio

May 4, 2017


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Mrs. LaGreca is Belfast’s new science teacher. Before coming to Belfast, Mrs. LaGreca has had some interesting experiences. Originally a resident of Lockport, NY, she studied at the University of Buffalo. She then joined a Study Abroad program held in Hawaii. Later, she and her husband moved to Ho...

Pride and Prejudice at the Palmer

Pride and Prejudice at the Palmer

Ashley Estabrook and Sarah Marsh

May 4, 2017


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Belfast Central School’s production of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice has been deemed a success. It was performed in the BCS Auditorium April 28th and 29th. We had an excellent turn-out both nights with much laughter and attention from the crowd. Pride and Prejudice is about an upper-clas...

Paul Vienna Gym Update

Paul Vienna Gym Update

Dan Geyer

April 21, 2017


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Last year, the school district approved a capital building project to update our athletic facilities. One of those projects began over spring break. Next year, the Paul Vienna Gymnasium will have a new look. The gym is receiving a new wood floor, replacing the rubber floor that student athletes have playe...

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Eryn Broshar

April 20, 2017


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Mark your calendars for next weekend for Pride and Prejudice! This romantic comedy, originally written by Jane Austen, follows the lives of the Bennet family and the mother’s desire to get all five of her daughters married. Many men are potential husbands, but who will end up with who? Come to the...

Middle School Dance a Success

Middle School Dance a Success

Christian Lopez

April 20, 2017


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On March 31st, 2017, lights shined and loud music played in everyone's ears. The Middle School Dance was occurring in the auditorium. The music requests piled up and everyone was had a great time, as we had been waiting all year for this moment. With everyone's bodies moving, we had fun dancing and ...

Prom: “Can’t Help Falling in Love”

Prom:  “Can’t Help Falling in Love”

Erin Cole

April 20, 2017


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The 2017 BCS prom is approaching quickly! This year's theme is “Can’t Help Falling In Love” and the colors are burgundy and gold. The date is May 20th and the event starts at 6 and ends at 11. Dinner is from 6-7 and the crowning is at 10. The location this year is the Wellsville Country Club. Th...

Beacon Receives Grant

Beacon Receives Grant

Hannah Arnold

April 20, 2017


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The Belfast Beacon has made many advancements throughout the years. Recently, we received a $1,050 grant check from the Allegany Endowment Fund managed by the Allegany County Area Foundation. The grant money will be used to help the development and publication of The Belfast Beacon website and our magazine A H...

Cast of P&P Attends Fillmore’s The Sound of Music

Cast of P&P Attends Fillmore’s The Sound of Music

Sarah Marsh

March 30, 2017


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On Wednesday, March 22nd, the cast of Pride and Prejudice took a field trip to Fillmore Central to watch a matinee performance of The Sound Of Music. It was a great opportunity for our cast to set our own goals by seeing other youth actors. Seeing another performance was a team bonding activity for o...

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