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Luke Alessi

Luke Alessi

Julia Lindo

May 3, 2019


Filed under Alumni Spotlights, Features, News, Showcase

Luke Alessi graduated from Belfast Central School in 2005. He attended the Rochester Institute of Technology. There, he majored in New Media. According to the Rochester Institute of Technology, this major gives students the ability to “…explore the many aspects of digital design, giving you the ...

Masterminds

Masterminds

Aidan Heaney and Christian Lingenfelter

May 3, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The seventh version of this software, called “Nougat,” was released in 2017. Windows may have been surpassed by this operating system as the most‐installed in the world. For 10 points—what mobile operating system developed by Google is named after a word for a human‐ like robot?      ...

Freddie Molecury Wins

Freddie Molecury Wins

Julia Lindo

April 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

This year’s annual Mole Project was hosted on March 14 by Mrs. Flanagan. The participants were Sarah Lindo, Elisa Houser, Hailie Mitchell, Ethan Treusdell, Carter Guilford, and Kennedy Male. Elisa Houser’s mole was a somewhat accurate depiction of rockstar David Bowie: however, to incorporate...

BCS Welcomes New Social Worker

BCS Welcomes New Social Worker

Sarah Lindo

March 22, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Belfast Central School has welcomed a new staff member this year!  Her contribution to our school is very beneficial to BCS students. Sarah Beck is Belfast’s new Social Worker. At BCS on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, Ms. Beck’s job is to assist students by discussing their struggles, listening...

The Marigold

The Marigold

Julia Lindo

March 14, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

I am an Aries, meaning I’m supposed to be driven, curious, and passionate. I have lived and breathed this horoscope. Mentally, I’m anchored. Obdurate and independent. I am driven and passionate to live life with no regrets. Emotionally, I’m prevailing, able to endure the blessings and cruelties...

Virgil and the City Slickers to Take the Stage

Virgil and the City Slickers to Take the Stage

Elisa Houser

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

On March 29th and 30th at 7:00, come see Virgil & the City Slickers! There will be a Senior Citizens Showing on Thursday, March 28th at 1:00. Admission is by donation. The cast has worked hard to put on this truly fun show about family drama, practical jokes gone wrong, and giant tomatoes. ...

MasterMinds

MasterMinds

Stephen Struckmann and Ms. Preston

March 8, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

MasterMinds is a quiz game show in which participants answer scholarly questions in the areas of math, science, history or geography. The BCS roster consists of Christian Lingenfelter, Christian Lopez, Hunter Lincoln, Aidan Heaney, and Stephen Struckmann. Schools in the area that compete include Fillmore...

Fitness Room Upgraded

Fitness Room Upgraded

Julia Lindo

March 8, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

This year, Belfast Central School renovated the current weight room. What was the old weight room is now the superintendents office, and what was the elementary computer lab is now the current weight room. In addition, new and updated equipment were added, which includes a bench press, dumbbells, Expresso...

Bulldogs Take Section 5 Title

Bulldogs Take Section 5 Title

Ashley Estabrook

March 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last Saturday, at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, our Belfast Bulldogs beat the Prattsburg Vikings 60-55, taking the Section 5 Class D2 title for the first time since 1940. There was a huge turnout of Belfast supporters in the stands, including the Varsity Cheerleaders and the Bulldog mascot....

BCS Welcomes Mr. Olsen

BCS Welcomes Mr. Olsen

Aidan Heaney

March 7, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

The BCS Music Department is proud to welcome Christopher Olsen to our staff! Mr. Olsen was born in Georgia and lived in Michigan before he attended Houghton College. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education with a Voice Emphasis and a Master’s degree in Choral Conducting, both from Houghton....

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...

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