The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

Stories from Bellaire High School
Bellaire’s Selfless Servant
Features

Ricky Kai | May 27, 2021

The wailing of her baby wakes her up. In the pitch black, she navigates through the mess of her bedside desk to find her phone. It’s 5 a.m. 

The crying comes from her second child, whose whining…

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Senior opens up about growing up without a father
Features

Malaika Suleman | May 11, 2021

After her father missed her sixth birthday, Ligoriana Dillon’s life changed forever.

A happy, normal little girl living with her mom and dad in their apartment, Dillon’s life took a turn when her…

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Power outages, snow force sophomore to camp out in nearby synagogue
Features

Sonya Kulkarni | March 31, 2021

Pulling on her snow boots and beanie, sophomore Nava Teller sprinted out of her apartment and was met with a crisp gust of air. Her front yard was blanketed in a polar-white sheet of snow and the wind…

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Students experience mixed emotions during cold weather and week-long power outage
News

Ricky Kai | March 22, 2021

The monotonous tone from the engine of the car lulled her half to sleep, and it was only after an hour when she realized her phone was fully charged. In the car she bundled up in two blankets and four…

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Students reflect on March 12, one year since normal school
News

Mizuki Kai | March 15, 2021

Like every other junior that day, Claire Claypool attended her usual classes on March 12, 2020 — English with Ms. Humphrey, US History with Ms. Good and French with Ms. Florian — not knowing that that…

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Student working 54-hour-week finds balance between working and living life
Features

Maria G. Perez | March 2, 2021

Noon is the busiest time of day for senior Lizbeth Gonzalez. She greets guests, seats them, manages seating charts and responds to requests, all while thinking about her next math test. 

Two years…

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Bullet journaling: a new way to stay organized
Arts & Entertainment

Zaid Ali | February 25, 2021

English teacher Gretchen Bonnes draws a line to indicate the start of a new day. Each week, she decides to use one color pen for her bullet journal. This week, she chose purple.

Using the blank pages…

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College application process leads seniors down different path
Features

Mizuki Kai | February 25, 2021

Senior Ashley Barahona drags herself out of bed at 8:30 a.m. and joins her classes in the dining room, right next to her 12-year-old sister Giselle, a student at the Energized for Excellence Academy. 

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Debate student creates activist Instagram account
Features

Pallavi Gorantla | February 23, 2021

Her Instagram account boasts 2,500 followers. She posts every two to three days, spending up to an hour to create each post. Each of her posts focuses on a current event, from transgender rights to The…

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Community remembers Cesar Cortes one year later
News

Sonya Kulkarni | February 15, 2021

Jan. 13 marked the first anniversary of the fatal school shooting that claimed the life of beloved Bellaire student Cesar Cortes. In commemoration of the tragic day, parents, teachers and students attended…

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