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The Smaller the School , the Bigger the problem

The Smaller the School , the Bigger the problem

Angela Coppola, Reporter
May 9, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings

I swear that the smaller the school, the bigger the problems. Let's take dating a peer as our example. Dating is a great thing, especially when it works out because you have a partner by your side to support and encourage you (if you're me you just have some really awesome best friends..shout out to...

13 Reasons Why You Should Read This

13 Reasons Why You Should Read This

Angela Coppola, Reporter
May 2, 2017
Filed under Blogs, New Trends, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life

13 Reasons Why was written by Jay Asher in 2007. This book was about a girl, bullied throughout her freshman and sophomore years of high school, whose rape and weak support system led to suicide. This book, like most, became televised and has grown in popularity over these recent months. This TV show wa...

Should College Be Tuition Free For Middle Class Students

Should College Be Tuition Free For Middle Class Students

Monica Williams
April 28, 2017
Filed under New Trends, News, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, passed a law that plans to provide tuition-free college for students of middle class working families who want to attend public universities. This decision made in New York is not only being praised there, and some South Carolinians are delighted by the fact t...

The Band’s Back Together

The Band’s Back Together

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

On television, we see high school band members that meet each other from a school music group; after all, this an efficient way to meet new people who have similar interests. Unlike most schools, though, Brashier does not have a band or chorus group. Musically inclined students do not have a way to join...

Students Take the Lead

Students Take the Lead

Josh Geden, Reporter
April 11, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, Student Life

As the third quarter comes to an end, Brashier students prepare for their quarterly Student-Led Conferences. These meetings, held with the students’ parents and enrichment teachers, is a chance for teachers to have an open conversation with both parents and students about numerous topics. “We have ...

Saving Thousands with Thirteenth Year

Saving Thousands with Thirteenth Year

Josh Geden, Reporter
March 27, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life

As a middle college, Brashier offers numerous advantages that students would not be able to find at a public school. One of the advantages of attending Brashier is that students have the opportunity to take college classes while still in high school, but Greenville Tech offers a program called Thirtee...

Lending a Helping Hand

Lending a Helping Hand

Josh Geden, Reporter
March 6, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

During the four years a student attends Brashier Middle College, they are expected to become “valued contributors to the community and their school.” The school seeks to accomplish this task by requiring that students complete fifty hours of community service each school year, but whether this should...

Bengal in the Sky

Bengal in the Sky

Josh Geden, Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, Student Life

Everybody knows the expression “the sky is the limit,” but one Brashier student has decided to reach even further. Sophomore Hunt McLeod is looking to earn his private pilot license and ultimately pursue a career in aviation, and he has already started to pursue this dream. “[T]here are 3 levels of licensing. You hav...

Food For Thought

Food For Thought

Angela Coppola, Reporter
January 27, 2017
Filed under News, Recent Stories, Student Life

Brashier is fortunate enough to have amazing faculty that cares about students opinions and happiness. For example, Mrs. Schockling does a lot of behind the scenes work for student events such as Arts Intercession and finding food vendors for lunch. “I enjoy the vendors for our school lunch a lot better than tr...

The World Of ASMR

The World Of ASMR

Robin Conner, Reporter
January 24, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, New Trends, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, or ASMR, is a fairly new phenomena. The birth of this community started in 2007 on Reddit. The community eventually grew into what it is today, a worldwide movement with thousands of people earning a living off of producing ASMR youtube videos. In basic terms, ASMR is t...

College Life is Lit

College Life is Lit

Taylor, Reporter
January 6, 2017
Filed under News, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

College is something that many teenagers look forward to. Whether it is to start fresh or to get away from their parents, students are excited to live on campus and be able to live on their own, make their own decisions, and explore the multitude of majors offered by college. “I would live on campus my first year and ...

Ways to Improve

Ways to Improve

Josh Geden, Reporter
January 3, 2017
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings, Top Stories

As the second quarter comes to an end, so does the first semester. The last four months have been filled with academic challenges and goals the students wanted to achieve. However, the break also gives students the chance to start over and reevaluate the way they do their work and prepare for tests. “I...

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