The Bengal Beat

Student-Led Conferences

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)

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 their academic success based on their experiences so far. The conferences took place March 15th a...

Kindness Counts

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

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 choose to hold anti-bullying campaigns in order to combat this; Brashier, however, is choosing to do...

Unboxing Valentine’s Day

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)

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. The holiday’s actual origin is unknown, even though there are quite a lot of theories. However, the...

Spirit Week Backstage

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

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. However, many people don’t know how much work goes into Spirit Week beforehand. “Because the...

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...

Colleges, Careers, and the World of Adulthood

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).

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 circumstances. “I liked Arts Intercession; I think it was fun… [but] I think that it’s more ben...

“Be Kind and Good and Respectful”

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

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 nations back in the 1930s. They were brilliant people, and this is what they used their brillia...

New Season, New Region

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)

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 they fall compared to other schools in the region. “The state is broken up into five classifi...

The Youth in Government

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

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 majoring in math, you likely won’t be solving equations every day. This is the case for most ...

Evergreen Sales

A beautiful sample wreath hangs on display at Brashier Middle College. (Grace Daniel)

Grace Daniel, Reporter

November 2, 2017

It’s that time of the year again: time for the Brashier Evergreen Sale. This sale is an annual fundraiser that helps raise money for the school, while also getting the students and faculty into the Christmas spirit. Last year, the Evergreen Sale provided the money for Brashier to pave the lunch ar...

The Power of Poetry

Glenis Redmond shares some of her favorite poetry with Brashier students. (Angela Coppola)

Grace Daniel, Reporter

October 17, 2017

During the week of October 9th through the 13th, Glenis Redmond, the Peace Center’s Poet-In-Residence, visited Brashier Middle College. She provided interactive poetry workshops, performed some of her own poetry, and shared the power of the written word with English III students at Brashier. From writing to perfor...

Walk for Love

Mary Grace Sanders

September 20, 2017

Shriners Hospital for Children is a hospital for kids who are mentally or physically disabled. On September 24, they are hosting a fundraiser called Walk for Love. This fundraiser will help support the families of patients by giving financial aid to allow them to continue receiving services. Megan Wetherald, a...

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