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Being the Minority in the Majority
Features

Haley Campbell | October 29, 2020

A recent Gallup poll showed that we are living in an age of minority rule, one of the central features in this political era. The Republican Party represents a minority of the American electorate (25%),…

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Parents look for answers at heated board meeting
News

Julian Bartlebaugh | March 12, 2020

Parents and family members of Bellwood students questioned and expressed concerns regarding the sexual abuse allegations against Ryan Blazier last night at a board meeting at Myers Elementary.

Board…

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Youth suicide rates continue to rise
Features

Julian Bartlebaugh | March 3, 2020

In the U.S. it’s common for teens to turn on the daily news or scroll through social media and see someone who died via suicide. A simple Google search of “suicide news” will lead you into a slew of…

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Charges lead to wrestling coach’s dismissal
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Julian Bartlebaugh | March 3, 2020

Pennsylvania State police on Thursday arrested Bellwood-Antis junior high wrestling coach Ryan Blazier and charged him with rape and sexual assault, among a slew of other charges

Police allege the 39-yer…

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Confronting Concussions
Sports

Julian Bartlebaugh | January 16, 2020

According to CDC estimates, anywhere from 1.6 to 3.8 million sports and recreation related concussions occur each year in the U.S., and ten percent of all contact sport athletes sustain concussions yearly.

Brain…

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B-A tries to move forward following board member’s arrest
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Julian Bartlebaugh | January 16, 2020

A Bellwood-Antis School Board member who has been arrested on multiple felony and misdemeanor counts will remain on the board at least in the short term, B-A superintendent Dr. Thomas McInroy said today.

The…

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B-A feels the effects of teacher shortage
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Alyson Partner | January 14, 2020

English teacher Mr. Kerry Naylor remembers how competitive it was to get a job at Bellwood-Antis fifteen years ago.  When he applied to teach at B-A in 2006 after teaching at Tyrone for nine years, he…

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Paying to Play
Sports

Jake Bollinger | January 6, 2020

For some high school athletes the sports season doesn’t end when their team’s schedule is complete.

More and more, teenagers are joining travel teams to compete all year-round.

Each year parents…

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Under pressure
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Julian Bartlebaugh | February 11, 2019

Stress is your body’s way of responding to any kind of demand or threat. Coaching at any level causes stress, and there are many stories of coaches having health issues from the constant toll it can…

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Just The Facts
Features

Hannah Wicks | December 13, 2018

Bellwood-Antis history teacher Mr. Robert McMinn feels that a person’s relationship with history can be compared to any relationship with a significant other.

“If you truly love someone,  you see and…

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Just a cheerleader
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Mya Decker | December 10, 2018

Basketball, football, volleyball, and hockey are sports. Cheerleaders on the other hand, are a sideshow, a part of the action but eye candy at most. At least that’s the popular perspective in Bellwood…

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Hyped over energy drinks
News

Julian Bartlebaugh | November 15, 2018

Bellwood-Antis High School students were thrown a curve ball a few weeks ago when Mr. Tim Trexler put up a sign saying no more coffee would be served in the media center.

The announcement caused widespread…

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Wanting Moore
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Mason Yingling | October 4, 2018

Bellwood-Antis senior Jordan Moore probably shouldn’t be alive, let alone walking, let alone playing in a high school football game.

Before ending his junior year, on the night of May 13, 2018, Jordan…

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