The Bengal Beat

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)

Did Kindness Count?

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...

Nia McNab and her friends saluting “Wakanda Forever” in front of the Black Panther poster. (Photograph taken by Alejandro Escobar).

Wakanda Forever!

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter March 29, 2018

The recent movie buzz has been centered around Marvel's “Black Panther,” which came out on February 16. The movie features a mainly African-American cast led by Chadwick Boseman, who plays T’Challa,...

Student-led conferences are a way for students to reflect on their achievements and adjust their efforts to grow and succeed in the following quarter. (Photo by Grace Daniel)

Student-Led Conferences

Grace Daniel, Reporter March 27, 2018

Student-led conferences (SLC) are a way for students to reflect on their quarter, personally and academically. It allows the student to think back to what worked, what did not work, and how they can improve...

The importance of daily kindness is oftentimes not considered in today’s society. (Photo Courtesy of Shannon Forehand).

Kindness Counts

Ethan Lamont, Reporter March 23, 2018

Schools are constantly fighting a recurring issue: bullying. Whether it manifests itself as physical harm, which has become less common, or as cyberbullying, it is becoming a larger issue. Many schools...

Valentine’s Day is named after St. Valentine who became a martyr and a symbol of love after he was executed for secretly performing marriage ceremonies for soldiers 
in the third century.
(Photo Courtesy of Pixabay)

Unboxing Valentine’s Day

Grace Daniel, Reporter February 14, 2018

February 14th is a unique holiday celebrated by thousands around the world each year. A day for expressing affection, romance, and love, Valentine’s Day has a different significance for each person....

Brashier Student Forum members get ready for the first Spirit Week pep rally with FIKE students (Photo Courtesy of Quinn Divers).

Spirit Week Backstage

Grace Daniel, Reporter February 2, 2018

Spirit Week is one of the highlights of the year for many high school students. The fun, the experiences, and the memories are something that many Brashier students look forward to and cherish each year....

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

Spirit Week: Freshmen vs. Seniors

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,...

One of the college sessions gave students the opportunity to learn more about what it’s like being a student athlete. Quentin Hall, a former football player for Clemson, was one of the few representatives who shared his experiences (Photo by Angela Coppola).

Colleges, Careers, and the World of Adulthood

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter January 29, 2018

As the school rolls into the New Wear, Brashier hosted its first College/Career Day since the school opened. The two-day event was mainly a replacement for the beloved Arts Intercession due to the several...

Mrs. Marion Blumenthal Lazan at Brashier Middle College. (Photo Courtesy of Ms. Vernon).

“Be Kind and Good and Respectful”

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter January 26, 2018

“We lived a very normal life [in Germany]. My father was very successful in the shoe business. All of a sudden, all those who were our dearest friends turned against us. Germany was one of the most cultured...

A representation of all the Brashier sports.
As you can see, the basketball and 
Volleyball have SCHSL on them, showing
we are part of the South Carolina High
School League. (photo by Mary Grace Sanders)

New Season, New Region

Mary Grace Sanders, Reporter December 18, 2017

Classifications, regions? What’s the big deal? Does the region a school is in really affect its school sports? These two things, particularly regions, play a big role in how well teams perform and where...

Students often put much outside work into preparing for Y.I.G. (Photo taken by Ethan Lamont)

The Youth in Government

Ethan Lamont, Writer November 17, 2017

Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, one question that is almost definitely on your mind is why school doesn’t teach students anything more practical? For the most part, this is true. Unless you’re...

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