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Students DO have a Choice

The School Choice rally is there to encourage giving students the choice to choose their school to fit their needs of learning (Photo courtesy of Emily Fleming).

Emily Fleming, Reporter

January 24, 2019

Where I’m From

“Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go.” - James Baldwin (Photo courtesy of Tyler Davidson)

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

January 21, 2019

I am from pickup trucks, From Chex mix and aluminum cans. I am from the welcoming household (Safe, warm, never could stay clean). I am from yellow daylilies Here today, gone tomorrow. I’m from card games and stubbornness From David and Melinda I’m from the campers and the b...

I Am From…

Bike riding was something I enjoyed doing in my old neighborhood (Photo courtesy of Pixabay, photo credits to Skitterphoto).

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

January 15, 2019

I am from pavements From bikes and band-aids I am from the petite, one-story house with a roaming yard (Blue, comfy, with various sounds of TV and family) I am from the Cotoneaster bushes Filled with red, toxic berries I’m from bike rides and blurry sight From Michael and the...

I Am From…

Winters in Michigan (Photo courtesy of Pixabay, photo credits to jill111).

Allie Weber, Reporter

January 1, 2019

I am from snow boots From Meijers and Velveeta I am from the many stairs & multiple floors (Abundant, tall, I would often fall down) I am from the oak tree Colossal and broad, with the yellow and orange leaves I am from popsicle sticks in the summer, and wavy hair From Albert and Wanda ...

Where I’m From

I am from… (Photo courtesy of Pixabay, photo credits to Skitterphoto)

Emily Fleming, Reporter

December 14, 2018

I am from paint. From bikes rides and Disney movies. I am from the trees in the backyard. (Tall, wide, so much fun to climb) I am from sunflowers, So bright and beautiful. I’m from Christmas dinner and laughing. From Layla Wald and Travis Dwayne. I’m from eating way too much and closing pe...

Frenemy Halloween Bash

The news of Brashier and the memories of Brashier come together to celebrate Halloween (Photo courtesy of Jasmyne Michaels).

Jasmyne Michaels, Editor

November 2, 2018

Do You Cook?

As teenagers, we are at an age where we have to take on more adult responsibilities; we should begin to learn how to cook so that we can take care of ourselves. (Picture by Pixabay)

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

May 24, 2018

Ages 15-18 are crucial times in everyone’s lives. Teenagers start taking on more responsibilities in school and at home. During high school, we begin to think about turning 18 and moving out, but we don’t think about the important aspects of being on our own, such as cooking. There are many teens wh...

Be the Best Version of Yourself

One’s own uniqueness should be embraced, not withheld. Dr. Seuss says it well, “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is you-er than you.” (Photo taken by Ethan Lamont).

Ethan Lamont, Reporter

May 11, 2018

An important aspect of life that can be often overlooked is the idea of self-love. Acting on the idea is essential for going through life and getting the most out of it, but some seem to struggle with this. Self-love is not the same as being conceited. Practicing self-love is realizing that you are unique,...

Did Kindness Count?

This is the Kindness Tree that was created during Kindness Week by the Kindness Counts Team; written on the leaves are students’ thoughts on kindness and why it is important to them. (Picture taken by Kamryn Mattison)

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

April 30, 2018

Kindness, by definition, is the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. It is widely believed that the most unkind people are younger children and teens. They spend most of their time in school, so their unkind behaviors manifest inside the classroom in the form of bullying. Brashier, in a...

The Influenza Virus Attacks the Nation

The flu is killing up to 4,000 people a week. (Picture taken by Pixabay)

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

March 6, 2018

The influenza virus, simply known as the flu, has been unquestionably intense this year. There have been many deaths caused by the virus and the flu is still spreading. It spreads extremely easily and can last from a couple days to a couple weeks. The deadly virus attacks the throat, nose, and lungs...

Quinn Divers: Brashier’s First National Merit Scholar Finalist

Quinn Divers with her National Merit Scholarship Certification (Photo by Angela Coppola).

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter

March 2, 2018

Each year, sophomores are given the chance to take the PSAT, a preliminary test for the SAT, which they will have to take during their junior year. In this context, choosing to take the PSAT may not be significant, but in the following year, it could lead to a golden opportunity-- qualifying for the National Mer...

Spirit Week: Freshmen vs. Seniors

The freshmen vs. seniors in a battle of tug-of-war during a Spirit Week buyout. (picture taken by Kamryn Mattison)

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

February 1, 2018

Brashier’s annual Spirit Week began with an amazing pep rally on Friday January 12 with all classes competing in the cheer-off for the spirit stick! As it is the last Spirit Week for the class of 2018, there are many seniors who are sad to say that it is the last time for them to participate in he...

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