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Students Compete in Stock Game

Senior Spencer Branham Working on his Stock Project

March 26, 2012

Mark Roberts Economics class is hard at work learning how to manage stocks. Roberts teaches this chapter to his Econ students every semester. By teaching this ‘hands on’ unit, he gives his students a glimpse of real world scenarios and how to manage in this case, a stock, as if it were the real thing. Senior...

Students sign up for classes online

Students signing up for classes online

Zachary Ellis, Writer/Reporter

March 26, 2012

This year students were able to sign up for their classes online.  Signing up for classes online helps the school prepare for next year much faster.  In the past, each class was individually typed in for each student.  Guidance Administrator Vickie McCammon said, “The school district had this...

Children’s Author Will Now Write for Adults

Children's Author Will Now Write for Adults

Cole Sisson, Reporter

March 26, 2012

Since the late 90’s, readers have been fascinated with the magical world of Harry Potter. J.K. Rowling has written seven novels, and they have all been turned into blockbuster films. Ever since the release of the last movie of the Harry Potter series, the fans have been disappointed that the last of...

Breakfast Business

Breakfast Business

Stacey Minten

March 14, 2012

The first thing students see when they walk into the Brashier gym on Tuesday and Thursday mornings is Spencer’s Snack Shack with breakfast food ready to purchase. The gym is filled with the smell of coffee. Students are munching on muffins, while others are sipping orange juice that was purchased from...

Brashier Tree Last Limb

Tree in the front commons.

Casey Moses, Writer

March 9, 2012

The tree in the front commons of Brashier Middle College is on its last limb. The tree has taken abuse from students hitting it while walking by, and according to Student Administrator Kathy Forbes it hasn't had enough water or love from the student body. Science teacher Bill Smith quoted Steve...

Brashier Gets a New Refrigerator

The new refrigerator

Zachary Ellis, Writer/Reporter

March 7, 2012

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

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

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 C.O.M.M.A.N.D. students preparing the presentation

Zachary Ellis, Writer/reporter

February 22, 2012

  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

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

According to The Greenville News, this bus was carrying Woodmont Middle School students

Michael Collins, Photographer

February 17, 2012

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

Brashier student Michael Stemple studies for chemistry

Christopher Godfree-Thom, Journalist

February 16, 2012

“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...

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