The Boiling Point

2019 Holiday Festivities: Christkindlmarket and more!

Abby Geoffrey, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

The holidays are upon us and winter break is quickly approaching. The last day of the first semester is on Friday, December 20th, and BBCHS students will return to school on Monday, January 6th. Here are some fun things to do ...

Youtubers Making Change in Our Environment

David Cowger, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

YouTube has always been a source of entertainment for many people, and recently some of the creators on it have used it for good. MrBeast has built his career on giving to those in need, and now he’s trying to give back to t...

Taking on Black Friday

Sydney Kremer, Staff Writer

December 1, 2019

Black Friday is the Friday after Thanksgiving when all the stores have major sales. This year, it will be on November 29. Even though most people overspend, it is a good day to get all holiday gifts and stock up on essentials...

How Being Green Keeps Earth Clean

Abby Geoffrey, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Many people have heard the household phrase, “Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.” It's a catchy slogan that summarizes the three best ways we can do our part to keep the planet green. We put this expression into practice by being mindful ...

Why Equal Access Restrooms Are So Important

Emery Hajek, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

As of June 2018, eighteen states and the District of Columbia adopted laws which prohibit discrimination against transgender individuals in public spaces in employment, housing, and public accommodations (via Media Matters). Yet, the f...

The Halloween Haunts of Kankakee County

Kaleigh Swinford, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Apple cider, carving pumpkins, falling leaves and with it dropping temperatures. Fall is here with Halloween also now upon us. Halloween began as a religious festival for Celtics known as “Samhain” practiced nearly 2000 year...

Testing 1, 2, 3… the Scoop on Soundcheck

Michael Garcia, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017

Hearing issues severely impact many people's life, and dealing with it can be a heinous process for many. Luckily their are numerous ways for those suffering to get help and support, this is exactly what Soundcheck hopes to achiev...

2017 YES Magazine Woman of the Year Awards Dinner

Ashley McCord, Managing Editor

November 2, 2017

Thursday, October 26, The Daily Journal hosted the third annual YES Magazine Woman of the Year Awards Dinner. The dinner was focused around supporting and honoring women of the area that have gone on to do above and beyond what ...

Miles Apart but Closer Together

Micaela Leavitt, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017

How do you go on a romantic date when your significant other is over 1,000 miles away? Some may deem this task impossible, but there are couples that stand the test of distance and do some of the most thoughtful things to keep ...

'Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season

December 15, 2016

BBCHS Student Awarded Distinguished Scholarship

Jackson Sheputis, Co-Editor

December 2, 2016

    BBCHS senior Halle Schweizer has been awarded a full-ride scholarship to Williams College, a prestigious liberal arts school in Williamstown, Massachusetts. The scholarship, which covers tuition as well as room and board, is w...

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