The Belfast Beacon

Attention Please

Attention Please

Julia Lindo and Gabriel Lindo

January 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, School

Throughout the years, the band has performed and received awards and often goes unnoticed. The band, choir, musicals, and our plays deserve more attention than what is given. For example, the band played for the pep-rally and  two students had solos.  Much effort is put into both sports and the ar...

Starting a Drama Club

Starting a Drama Club

Morgan Hamer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, School

Have you been thinking that you want to be in a play or musical at Belfast? I think starting a drama club would be a great experience for students 8-12. This club will help students participate in choosing what kind of performance that they would like to do. The director would have to approve the pla...

Shorts Policy

Shorts Policy

Ashley Estabrook

May 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, School

Complaints about our school’s shorts policy have been rattling off the buildings walls ever since shorts became allowed here. This policy states that everyone’s shorts need to be at least fingertip length. Many people are against this policy, and many students even go as far as to call it “awfu...

Why Don’t People Flush?

Why Don’t People Flush?

Gabriel Lindo

April 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, School

There have been times I’ve had to use the bathroom, but I just didn’t because the toilet wasn’t flushed. I tend to get easily disgusted. But is it normal to react like this? I get too grossed out to even be the bigger person and flush it for the previous person who didn’t have the decency to pu...

Racism

Racism

Gabriel Lindo

March 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, School

Racism is a topic I am very familiar with because I am biracial: a person with one white parent and one black parent. My mother is white and my father is black. Some people are bothered by this and some people aren’t. I used to be too ashamed to admit this publicly, but I came to realize that I sh...

Social Media

Social Media

MacKenzie Hamer

March 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, School

Every day, many people are glued to their phones. You might even be one of these people, constantly going through the most recent social media and refreshing your feed every ten seconds to maybe find a new post. Hours and hours of our lives are wasted as we are bombarded by the latest trend across the ...

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