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Brashier Gets a New Refrigerator

Brashier Gets a New Refrigerator

Zachary Ellis, Writer/Reporter

March 7, 2012


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Recently, a family donated a refrigerator to Brashier for students to use. Director of operations Sandy Brigmon said, “We had two families that called in, one offered to donate us a refrigerator, the other offered to buy us one.” Brashier took the donated refrigerator. The refrigerator is tax...

Wall Crawler Swings Back into Theatres

Wall Crawler Swings Back into Theatres

Cole Sisson, Reporter

March 2, 2012


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Flying powers, laser vision, super speed, super strength-they’re all unique characteristics of superheroes. But there is one hero that is original in his own way. He has enhanced strength and reflexes, he can jump high, crawl up walls, and his body produces webs. Being bitten by a radioactive spider,...

Students Meet to Discuss Their Graduation Plans

Students Meet to Discuss Their Graduation Plans

Cole Sisson, Reporter

February 27, 2012


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Students’ names are called over the school’s intercom, and next they meet in the conference room. All juniors, sophomores, and freshmen are given a meeting time at Brashier Middle College to discuss their graduation plans. Guidance Counselor Vickie McCammon meets with students and their parents...

Project COMMAND Teaches Basic Internet Safety

Project COMMAND Teaches Basic Internet Safety

Zachary Ellis, Writer/reporter

February 22, 2012


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  Project C.O.M.M.A.N.D will move the basic internet safety presentation to February 27.They planned to have a basic internet safety class on Monday, February 13. However, nobody showed up to watch the presentation. Brashier Middle College Systems Administrator Geoff Getty said, “This presentation...

Students take over the holidays

Sydney Croley, reporter

February 22, 2012


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The sound of Christmas Carols blaring out of the radio on a cold winter’s night. The taste of chocolate with a surprise filling inside freshly picked from a heart shaped box. The smell of a rotten egg long after the hunt for it has been forgotten. These are the feelings we associate with our favorite...

Bus Wreck In Front of School Has Students Talking

Bus Wreck In Front of School Has Students Talking

Michael Collins, Photographer

February 17, 2012


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DISCLAIMER: Pictures taken by student journalist Michael Collins. All pictures were taken before the Greenville County School District arived on site and asked students to not take pictures. Pictures taken on Feburary 15, 2012 on West Georgia Rd. in front of the McCall Hospice House. For a detailed...

Chemistry students react to class changes

Chemistry students react to class changes

Christopher Godfree-Thom, Journalist

February 16, 2012


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“I had a horrible freshman year. I was in danger of failing. I got my first test back and it was an F,” says Chemistry Teacher Greg Grabowski regarding his college algebra class. While students may find it difficult to see their teacher as struggling in school, Grabowski says his later success...

Furman University Hosted its Second Anual ‘A Hero’s 5k Run’

Michael Collins, Senior Chief Photographer

February 13, 2012


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Furman University hosted it's second anual A Hero's 5k run on Saturday morning. The event started at 8:30 in the morning and lasted until 12:00 p.m.. The event hosted the bands; Somewhere North of Here, Kylie Hinze, and an acapella group. Around 200 runners showed up for this event to honor all of o...

A Voice to Be Heard

A Voice to Be Heard

Cole Sisson, Reporter

February 6, 2012


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Sitting in the classroom in the mornings, students talk to each other about their plans after school and what classes they have next. All of a sudden, the intercom goes on and an authoritative voice is heard. At Brashier Middle College, announcements are made every morning by either Assistant Principal...

Congress Postpones Two Internet Bills

Congress Postpones Two Internet Bills

Zachary Ellis, Writer/Reporter

February 6, 2012


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Congress postponed the plans to draft SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) on January20, 2012.  PIPA (Protect IP Act) was postponed on January 18, 2012. The bills were ideas formed by representatives to prevent piracy and copyright infringement. Freshman student Ryan Ivie said, “It’s a horrible bill...

Baby Its….Cold Outside?

Sydney Croley, reporter

February 6, 2012


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The sun is shining, birds are singing, and winter coats are shedding. It feels like summertime is just around the  corner, and  soon enough students will be making plans for summer vacation. But  wait a minute…..it’s still winter? Even though we are still in the grips of winter, spring fever...

A Different Way to Party

Cole Sisson, Reporter

January 27, 2012


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TV’s are illuminating, controllers are vibrating, and fingers are repeatedly tapping and clicking. There is a relatively new entertainment franchise that is changing the way people party. It’s called Game Truck. According to www.gametruckparty.com, Game Truck was originally founded in 2006 by Scott No...

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