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Menefee, Almeida advance to State Congress

November 18, 2019 10:34pm | April Martinez

The debate team traveled to northern Houston last week for their Regional Congress competition. Senior Colby Menefee and sophomore Omar Almeida will advance to State in January. “The whole thing was really stressful, but it taught me to trust myself more,” Almeida said. “I also […]

Science night draws a crowd

November 15, 2019 10:36pm | Sherlynn Rodriguez

Family Science Night was held earlier this week and consisted of fun science-based activities for families and friends. The GEMS organization helped set up booths where people could come and do the fun activities that little GEMS do on Tuesdays. “I was so glad that […]

Students create Big Thicket entries

November 11, 2019 10:49pm | Emma Adams

BHS Art students were recently invited to participate in the third annual Big Thicket National Preserve art exhibit this year. This year’s art exhibit theme is “The Many Colors of Big Thicket.” Art students researched colorful life within the reserve and worked in groups to […]

Speech students compete in Waco

November 8, 2019 10:49pm | Kaline Martinez

The truck carrying a giant propeller was stuck in the road, wedged up against a pole. Coach Melonie Menefee drummed her fingers nervously on the steering wheel as she looked to see if the suburban could make it on the side of the road to […]

Red Ribbon Week leads to dress-up fun

November 2, 2019 10:11am | Mia Barrett

Red Ribbon Week is an awareness campaign to prevent the use of alcohol, tobacco and drugs in America. The last week in October is spent on dress-up days and activities. Monday was Hat Day, with students wearing their favorite caps to “Put a Cap on […]

Art students create sugar skulls

November 1, 2019 10:28am | Ashlyn Carrillo

The art class has been working on a day of the dead sugar skulls for Halloween. The process wasn’t fast, but the class is enjoying it. “The sugar skull has been my favorite project so far,” freshman Nidia Dominguez said. “I am looking forward to […]

Musical casts pulls an all-nighter

October 31, 2019 2:33pm | Emma Adams

The lights onstage stayed on all night last Saturday while the theatre musical group held a lock-in rehearsal. The actors had a great opportunity to have fun, eat, and rehearse. They slept for a few hours and were up again early Sunday morning to rehearse […]

Bison for Christ hosts Fields of Faith

October 30, 2019 9:40am | Iris Valles

“There’s a little more to it than church on a Sunday/ Nobody is buying their ticket to heaven when they pass the plate.” The crowd sang along to “Man on Monday,” one of the Band Reeves’ original songs, at Fields of Faith. “I thought Fields […]

Band competes at Regionals

October 26, 2019 1:24pm | Iris Valles

Band director Jeff Villarreal pumped up his band before they hit the field. “Alright, band, this is your time to shine, and no matter what, I am very proud of how far we have come. Go out there and bring out The Dark Side of […]

Speech students compete at Colmesneil

October 22, 2019 1:29pm | Kaline Martinez

An away game on Friday night made for a big lack of sleep for debaters headed to Colmesneil for a contest at 5:30 the next morning. It didn’t stop the team from coming home with hardware in hand, though. The CX teaching tournament was to […]