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NASCAR Evolves Safety After Recent Crash

Zane Ortega, Managing Editor

March 12, 2020

In the wake of the horrific crash at the 2001 Daytona 500 which cost the legendary Dale Earnhardt his life, NASCAR has since made the safety of each and every driver a top priority. Many new requirements and features have been put into...

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 ...

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 ...

TikTok Takes World by Storm

Sydney Kremer, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

TikTok, the newest online craze, has taken over the brains and social media feeds of teens all over the nation. From funny dances to storytimes, TikTok videos can mesmerize any viewer. This new social media platform has explo...

Childhood Obesity Rates on the Rise

Trevor Conroy, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

In the last 30 years obesity rates in children and teens have quadrupled. Obesity will soon surpass smoking as the number one cause of death throughout the world. Obesity is easily recognizable but it's also very hard to treat...

Michael Myers has escaped and is back

Peter Zuccollo, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Michael Myers is back this Halloween to give everyone a scare. The new movie hit theatres October 18. The first Halloween was released in 1978, produced by John Carpenter, and was only given a budget of 325,000 dollars to create the film. It sounds l...

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...

March Madness: NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview – South Region

Ryan Fravel, Sports Editor

March 19, 2018

The NCAA Tournament has started and the madness has already kicked off, as two big upsets yesterday caused busted brackets early in the competition. The #11 Seed Loyola-Chicago Ramblers upset the #6 Seeded Miami Hurricanes as t...

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The Best Films of 2017

February 14, 2018

Double Vision Episode 9

January 25, 2018

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...

Technology and BBCHS: Friends or Foes?

Gia Jesse-Rasinskis, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017

BBCHS is a school of functionality and opportunities, offering some of the most up-to-date educational tools there are. However, as technology spreads through schools and their classrooms, the more it affects educators and studen...

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