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Regents Exam Season Approaches

Dan Geyer

March 30, 2017


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  June is the month that students both love and hate all at the same time. Students love June because they know it’s almost time for school to let out for the summer. However, June also means Regents exams, final exams given by the state that determine if they graduate. This tends to be the most stressful ti...

Rose Takes the Win with “Molcole Phelps”

Rose Takes the Win with “Molcole Phelps”

Samantha Burgio

March 30, 2017


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As many know, the Mole contest is a traditional component of Open House which was on March 2nd. The Mole contest was held in Mrs. Flanagan’s room. She states that everyone got plenty of votes and that this was a very successful year for the Moles. A mole in chemistry is a unit that measures the amo...

ACCORD Loses Funding

ACCORD Loses Funding

Dan Geyer

March 30, 2017


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Students in the ACCORD after school program and TAB (Teen Advisory Board) were furious and disappointed to that ACCORD was not granted another five year grant for its 21st Century afterschool programs this past week. It means that after June 30th, there will be no more youth summit, lock-ins, flag football,...

Seeking Superintendent

Seeking Superintendent

Hannah Lindo

March 30, 2017


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Since the recent resignation of Mrs. May, BCS has a temporary superintendent until one is appointed by the BOE on July 1st. Mr. Hanks also filled in for Mrs. May during a medical leave last year. Mr. Hanks was superintendent for Fillmore from 1985-2009 and has since been an interim superintendent for s...

Youth Summit 2017

Youth Summit 2017

Eryn Broshar

March 17, 2017


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The Youth Summit is a day full of learning to help change the world around us. With hundreds of teens from across the county in attendance, TAB sought to teach people how to love. The day started out with a skit based on iCarly that tied into the theme of the day, which was “Where is the Love.” Th...

Blood Drive a Success

Blood Drive a Success

Sarah Marsh

March 17, 2017


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Thank you for all of the community members, staff, and students who were eligible and donated at our blood drive, hosted by the National Honor Society.  The Red Cross offers one of our seniors a scholarship for the school’s participation as a blood drive host.  We had a very good turnout with 30...

Junior Chinese Auction

Junior Chinese Auction

Samantha Burgio

March 17, 2017


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On Saturday, March 25th, the Junior class is hosting a Chinese Auction in order to raise money for senior expenses including our senior trip. The auction is going to be in the auditorium. There will be gift certificates and gift baskets, as well as a quilt as the door prize! There will also be some ...

“I’m Not Ashamed” at Lifeway

“I’m Not Ashamed” at Lifeway

March 6, 2017


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On Friday, March 10th, Lifeway Youth Center will be showing the movie "I'm Not Ashamed," the true story of Rachel Joy Scott at Columbine High School, the inspiration for "Rachel's Club" that many schools now participate in. They will be serving pizza, popcorn, snacks, and drinks. There is no cost. F...

Chicken Barbecue

Chicken Barbecue

Eryn Broshar

March 6, 2017


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The Class of 2017 will be hosting a chicken barbecue on March 16th at Open House from 4pm to 7pm. This event will take place in the old cafeteria. The dinners are ten dollars and include two sides and a roll. This fundraiser will help cover the senior trip and graduation costs. If you are interested in...

10 Reasons to Donate Blood on March 13th

10 Reasons to Donate Blood on March 13th

Sarah Marsh

March 6, 2017


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  Save three lives More than 38,000 blood donations are needed per day There are four different transfusable products from whole blood (red cells, platelets, plasma, cryoprecipitate) Cancer patients need blood transfusions       Improves blood flow Balances iron levels    ...

Oh, The Places You’ll Go: Dr. Seuss Week

Oh, The Places You’ll Go: Dr. Seuss Week

Hannah Lindo

March 6, 2017


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Cassandra Hadaway and Danielle Cassady read to elementary studentsThis week, Dr. Seuss’s birthday was celebrated by the PreK-6 students here at BCS. Each day of the week celebrated one of his books, with students wearing distinctive clothing to match the themes of each book. “Fox in Socks,” “Th...

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