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Release Time Will Have a New Teacher

Release Time Will Have a New Teacher

Zachary Ellis, Writer/Reporter

January 23, 2012

Megan Stafford, the Release Time teacher, is having a baby in the next few weeks. She will be leaving, but a new teacher will take her place once she leaves. Sophomore Student Austin Walker said, “I’m sad Mrs. Stafford is leaving, but I don’t know if I’ll like the new teacher or not.” Release...

Wrapping the Bus

Wrapping the Bus

Reed Piller, Reporter

December 14, 2011

Christmas is growing closer, and most people are busy decorating and wrapping gifts. Brashier Middle College has joined in the festivities, but not in the way that you would think. The most recent project at Brashier has been wrapping the school’s bus. Instead of wrapping paper, one the most common...

Brashier Offers New Lunch Plan

Brashier Offers New Lunch Plan

Zachary Ellis

December 12, 2011

Sophomore student Gil Gonzales said, “The baked apple’s taste varied from container to container. I went to the bathroom to wash my hands, and felt like I was about to lose my lunch to a toilet.” On Tuesday, November 22nd, the lunch plan for Tuesdays changed. Instead of burgers from Sonic, the...

Spirit Week Money to Help Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

Spirit Week Money to Help Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

Michael Collins, Senior Chief Photographer

December 7, 2011

At Brashier Middle College, students see spirit week as a week of fun activities, class buy-outs, lenient dress code, and giving to a great organization.  Last year, students raised money to pay for the new hardwood floor in the gym. This year, the money raised will be going to the Susan G. Komen Breast...

Pre-Season Practice for Brashier Softball Team

Pre-Season Practice for Brashier Softball Team

Megan Torres, Reporter

November 30, 2011

From November 1st to November 21st, Coach Kyle Brown has been at Woodside Park in Fountain Inn every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday to condition Brashier’s future softball team. “The preseason went really well. We had a few new players that will definitely contribute in the upcoming seaso...

Why Aren’t You Shaving?

Why Aren’t You Shaving?

Sarah Marchbanks, Reporter

November 28, 2011

It's the end of November, and some men look like they haven't seen a razor in weeks. "No Shave November" is an excuse for guys to put their razors away for a month. According to Eric Wilkins of Too Shy To Stop, the tradition of not shaving for the entire month of November was originally started to raise...

Youth In Government 2011

Lindsay Rivers, Reporter

November 28, 2011

On November 16th-19th, a small group of Brashier students visited Columbia, SC for Youth in Government. In preparation for the event, students wrote a bill or created an attorney team to prosecute and defend a case; Brashier’s attorney team won their case in Columbia. While on the trip, students argued...

Brashier’s Blood Drive is a Success

Brashier’s Blood Drive is a Success

Reed Piller, Reporter

November 21, 2011

It can be difficult to convince students that it’s a good idea to have a needle stuck in their arm when they don’t have to. But, Brashier students, their parents, and even some siblings were willing to help the community and donate blood at the Brashier Middle College Blood Drive on October 31. More...

Steve Jobs: A True Visionary

Sydney Croley, journalist

November 21, 2011

People use them every day. Teenagers can be seen walking down the streets listening to their iPods. Adults type away frantically on their MacBooks. Everybody can be seen playing with their iPads. Nobody thinks twice about these inventions other than they make life easier and are highly entertaining....

Barnes and Noble Releases the Nook Tablet

Barnes and Noble Releases the Nook Tablet

Zachary Ellis, Writer/Reporter

November 16, 2011

Barnes and Noble announced that they were creating a new Nook called the Nook Tablet. It will be released on November 17th, which comes out two days before Amazon’s Kindle Fire, and will cost $250. The Nook Tablet can hold books, movies, applications, and more. Sophomore Austin Walker said, “I...

One Senior Project Affected by President’s Decision

One Senior Project Affected by President’s Decision

Jordan Hahn, Reporter

November 11, 2011

“Today I can say that troops in Iraq will be home for the holidays.” These are the words said by president Obama on October 21st. According to CNN.com, the president announced that all American troops in Iraq would be gone by the end of the year. The President’s original plan was to gradually ...

Winning Streak Comes to a Close

Lindsay Rivers, Reporter

November 9, 2011

Saturday, October 29th, Clemson faced Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA. The Clemson Tigers, undefeated, went into the Bobby Dodd Stadium knowing this could be their first loss of the season. And it was; GT dominated the final score in the 31-17 game. Many fans watched from home, including Brashier’s avid Clems...

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