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Did Kindness Count?

Did Kindness Count?
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Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under About Us, BMC Students, Events, Recent Stories

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...

Wakanda Forever!

Wakanda Forever!

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under Events, Recent Stories, Reviews - Opinions

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, the king of Wakanda and the Black Panther; he is also from Anderson, South Carolina, not far f...

Student-Led Conferences

Student-Led Conferences

Grace Daniel, Reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Events, Recent Stories, Reviews - Opinions

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

Kindness Counts

Ethan Lamont, Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Events, Recent Stories

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

Unboxing Valentine’s Day

Grace Daniel, Reporter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Events, Feature Page, Recent Stories

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

Spirit Week Backstage

Grace Daniel, Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Events, Feature Page, Recent Stories

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

Spirit Week: Freshmen vs. Seniors

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under About Us, BMC Students, Events, Recent Stories

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

Colleges, Careers, and the World of Adulthood

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Events, Recent Stories, Top Stories

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...

Words To Live By From Holocaust Survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Events

Words to live by from a Holocaust survivor: Marion Blumenthal Lazan, guest speaker at Brashier, January 10, 2018. “Apply the good that’s out there, and discard the negativity.”      2) “Don’t follow a leader blindly without searching your heart and mind as to wh...

“Be Kind and Good and Respectful”

“Be Kind and Good and Respectful”

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

January 26, 2018


Filed under BMC Students, Events, Feature Page, Top Stories

“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

New Season, New Region

Mary Grace Sanders, Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Events, Reviews - Opinions, Sports

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...

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