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Just Scream

Just Scream

Katelyn Kargol, Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Halloween, Recent Stories, Student Musings

The wind twirled and flipped outside a rather large, desolate mansion. Inside, a seventeen year old girl was tossing and turning in her bed. The trees outside her window cast eerie shadows across the white walls of her large bedroom. The girl’s name was Rayna Ó Ceallaigh, and she was one out of the two,...

Teachers’ Salaries: The Ongoing Debate

Teachers’ Salaries: The Ongoing Debate

Grace Daniel, Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Recent Stories

In South Carolina, the controversy about teachers’ salaries continues to rage on after years of dispute. Teachers in South Carolina have relatively low salaries compared to other careers, and many people believe that they aren’t paid nearly enough for all the important work they do. Despite constant ...

Freedom Is Not Free

Freedom Is Not Free

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under About Us, Feature Page, Staff Profile

An average, reckless 17-year old, with his head held high, leaves the sparkling safe haven of New York to proceed into the perilous unknown of military service in the United States Navy. Sounds like the opening to a Hollywood war film, right? Guess again. This is the true and inspiring story of Brashier’s own...

The Power of Poetry

The Power of Poetry

Grace Daniel, Reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Events, Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Musings

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...

Falling for Fall

Falling for Fall

Sarah Shehan, Reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Student Musings

Fall, everyone’s favorite time of the year. School is back in session, it’s starting to get colder outside, and, at nights, you can be snuggled up in blankets. Trees are beginning to turn vibrant shades of red, yellow, and orange. Don’t forget that holidays are just around the corner; but what mak...

Standardized Testing

Standardized Testing

Rachel Etwaru, Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under Events, Feature Page, Student Life, Top Stories

In the recent ACT scores released, Brashier Middle College Charter High School had the highest ACT composite score in the Greenville County School District. Standardized testing is a major aspect of American society today that determines our tomorrow. They determine what college we get into, what schol...

The Reality of College

The Reality of College

Jasmyne Michaels, Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under BMC Students, Feature Page, Recent Stories, School Tips, Student Life, Student Musings

College: it is the idea we work our whole school careers towards. We check if we have the good grades, the high scores, the outstanding recommendations, extracurriculars, and anything else you could dream up that colleges and universities want. With these qualifications, you also must consider whether ...

Art As An Experience

Art As An Experience

Ethan Lamont, Reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Student Life

Art is arguably one Brashier’s most influential classes. Students have come out of the class completely different from when they went in. This can be attributed to the school’s amazing art teacher, Mr. Kessinger, who unfortunately passed recently. Past and present students alike have stepped up ...

New School Year, New Music

New School Year, New Music

Sarah Shehan, Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Featured Multimedia, Recent Stories

The past few weeks have been exciting for Taylor Swift fans everywhere. American singer and songwriter Taylor Swift, recently released her new song “Look What You Made Me Do” on the night of MTV’s Video Music Awards. In her new song, Swift throws a lot of shade to other celebrities such as ...

Snazzy Jazzy

Snazzy Jazzy

Lauren Ervin, Reporter

September 25, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings

We walk through the hallways at Brashier throughout the day, passing by people we recognize but have never spoken with. For example, you may recognize someone’s face but know nothing about them; one person you may not know much about is Jasmyne Michaels. At school, we usually do not spend time relaying...

Who is THE Lauren Ervin?

Who is THE Lauren Ervin?

September 22, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings

Another year has come to greet us and, with that year, we are thrown into the chaos that is school with new teachers, new classes, and new activities. In all this chaos, you are meeting new people, but it is nice to meet someone that knows what’s happening at Brashier. That person is junior Lauren Er...

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