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National Honor Society Field Trip

National Honor Society Field Trip

Gabriel Lindo

June 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Click here for a photo gallery from the field trip.  On April 26, 2018, NHS and JNHS left the school at 9:30am and took an hour and a half long bus ride to the Buffalo News office. There, they provided us with a tour and lunch. We observed people working on computers and operating machines with one...

Senior Trip a Success

Senior Trip a Success

Morgan Hamer

June 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

This year's seniors went to Virginia Beach for their senior trip. With the weather being in the high eighties and low nineties, the seniors enjoyed being on the beach and taking some time off of school.  A favorite event was the dinner cruise, where they ate delicious food, danced, and enjoyed the n...

Foster Recognized as Lion’s Club Citizen of the Year

Foster Recognized as Lion’s Club Citizen of the Year

Julia Lindo

June 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Jane Foster, the BCS Home to School Coordinator, won the 2018 Citizen of the Year award, presented by the Belfast Lions Club. A well-deserving recipient,  Ms. Foster organizes Rachel’s Club, Sources of Strength, Natural Helpers, post prom parties, and much more at BCS. Ms. Foster has been a blessing ...

March Madness 2018 Update

March Madness 2018 Update

Dan Geyer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year’s NCAA Tournament has been nothing short of exciting. We’ve seen game winning shots, heartbreakers, sweet plays, and of course, what would an NCAA tournament be without  lower seeds upsetting higher seeds? Perhaps the biggest upset of the NCAA tournament occurred on March 16, when the ...

Film Review: Tombstone

Film Review:  Tombstone

Ashley Estabrook

March 16, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Tombstone (1993) is a Western that follows former lawman Wyatt Earp, gambler Doc Holliday, and Wyatt’s brothers Virgil and Morgan as they live in Tombstone, Arizona. It tells of their feud with the Cowboys and how they struck it rich. This movie has an amazing cast and was very well done. It has ju...

Featured Art

Featured Art

March 16, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

We are featuring art from our many talented students, created under the direction of art teacher Mrs. Rhone!

Softball Begins

Softball Begins

Morgan Hamer

March 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a long, hard season of girls basketball in which their record ended with 5-16, softball is coming up. The girls are excited to get back onto the playing field after not having a varsity team last year. This year we have some newcomers for the team that are coming into the spotlight. Freshm...

Guess Who?

Guess Who?

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

This is one of BCS’s faculty/staff.  Submit your guess in the comments, and the answer will be revealed in the next issue! Last Issue:  Mrs. LaGreca and Mrs. Atherton

Guess Who?

Guess Who?

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

This is one of BCS’s faculty/staff.  Submit your guess in the comments, and the answer will be revealed in the next issue! Last Issue:  Mrs. LaGreca and Mrs. Atherton

Michael Vienna

Michael Vienna

Adam Enders

March 16, 2018


Filed under Alumni Spotlights, Showcase

A 1976 Belfast Central School graduate, Dr. Michael Vienna currently works as the Director of Athletics at Emory University. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Emory University is a Division III private school. The university is the second oldest in the state of Georgia and among the fifty oldest in the U...

Students Voice Concerns About Safety

Students Voice Concerns About Safety

Ashley Estabrook, Elisa Houser, and Keltsie Francis

March 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Safety, Showcase

The three editorials below reflect the thoughts of students in response to school shooting in Parkland, FL, and the ensuing national debate about gun control, first amendment rights to protest, and school security.  We ask that any comments be very respectful and kind in tone.  Ultimately, we all wan...

BCS Taking Precautions

BCS Taking Precautions

Gabriel Lindo

March 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The incident in Parkland, Florida has caused many schools, specifically BCS, to take safety and security measures. Since the tragedy, letters have been sent to all families and staff members regarding safety in the building. Directions to enter BCS have been posted on every door and lockdown magnets have ...

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