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America Is Beautiful

America Is Beautiful

Gil Gonzales, Guest Blogger

February 5, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Videos

After Coke’s commercial “It's Beautiful”, featuring the song America the Beautiful, aired, several people on various sites exploded in outrage. The song begins in English, then switches between a total of seven languages, Spanish being the most recognizable, and perhaps infamous, of the mix. I am a C...

Is Freshman Success a Success?

Is Freshman Success a Success?

Rebecca Moore, Photo Editor/Reporter

February 4, 2014


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories

Senior Project is starting to heat up as deadlines draw closer, research increases drastically, and senior stress is visible to all Brashier students. But among the crazed line of deadline dreading students, Senior Samantha Lin talks enthusiastically about her project, “I am studying four countries...

Brashier Beta Club Prepares for the State Convention

Brashier Beta Club Prepares for the State Convention

Holly Cannady, Co-Editor/Reporter

February 4, 2014


Filed under News, Recent Stories

*Update* The Brashier Beta Club returned from the State Convention Sunday, February 9. Brashier didn't win any academic awards this year, and the State Beta Club President title went to Micah Williams from Greer Middle College.  It’s a busy week for the Brashier Beta Club, with the State Beta Club C...

Students Get Thrifty at the Goodwill Dance

Students Get Thrifty at the Goodwill Dance

Savannah Ingels, Reporter

February 4, 2014


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On January 18th, Brashier students filed into the transformed cafeteria for the Brashier Goodwill Dance. Many of the students dressed in clothes from thrift shops to help support Safe Harbor, which is where all the proceeds of Spirit Week went. The students could buy their clothes from the Goodwills...

Turning the Page on Book-to-Movie Adaptations

Turning the Page on Book-to-Movie Adaptations

Mary Alice Schultz, Editor/Reporter

February 3, 2014


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Movies have been made from books since the beginning of Hollywood.  Think about it - it's hard to find a classic novel that hasn't been made into a movie, and many of their movie adaptations were made in the mid to early 20th century.  This method of movie-making is obviously still being practiced...

Homelessness in Greenville Combated by the Community

Homelessness in Greenville Combated by the Community

Rebecca Moore, Photo Editor/Reporter

January 31, 2014


Filed under Feature Page, Photos, Recent Stories

Before you even see the bridge, a smell hits you - a foul smell that makes you want to turn and run. Graffiti and trash mark up the walkway to the cold, concrete bridge. The first thing you see as you turn the corner and look under the towering 50 foot bridge is a pile of trash. In this pile of garbag...

The Stress Monster

The Stress Monster

Destiny Byrd, Public Relations Editor/Reporter

January 27, 2014


Filed under Blogs, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Student Life

Life can get hectic sometimes, especially if you are taking college classes. During college, it is important to learn how to effectively deal with stress because most people will be stressed at least once in their college career. There are many different ways to handle stress. 1. Run off some steam. ...

Director Austin Watters Searching for Actors

Director Austin Watters Searching for Actors

Lauren Cain, Reporter

January 24, 2014


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In the front commons after school Wednesday, January 15 and Thursday, January 16 of 2014, some Brashier students are ready to audition for the MCNC (a student ambassador group) play “Get Up, Stand Up.” Director Senior Austin Watters, Writer Senior Brittany Gilliland, MCNC Leader David Kessinger, a...

How Students Can Conquer the Budget Battle

How Students Can Conquer the Budget Battle

Holly Cannady, Co-Editor/Reporter

January 23, 2014


Filed under Blogs, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Student Life

It isn't common to overhear teenagers discussing plans to go to a basketball game or to go to lunch with some friends. The conversation typically takes a serious turn when the students look into their wallets with high hopes for enough funds to attend said event. Saving money is always important, whether it b...

Student Ambassadors Lobby for Middle Colleges

Student Ambassadors Lobby for Middle Colleges

Mary Alice Schultz, Editor/Reporter

January 22, 2014


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Four members of Brashier’s Middle College National Consortium Ambassador group will be spending the year preparing to lobby for more middle colleges like Brashier.  Two of these four students will be headed to Washington, D.C. in April with lobbyists from other middle colleges. “In D.C., we are ...

First Year Basketball Player Junior Elle Magnan Plays with Determination

First Year Basketball Player Junior Elle Magnan Plays with Determination

Holly Cannady, Co-Editor/ Reporter

January 21, 2014


Filed under Featured Athlete, Recent Stories, Sports

The fans watching from the bleachers, the team communication on the court, and the detailed plays to memorize are all new to Junior Elle Magnan. With her first year playing basketball well underway, Magnan continues to learn new skills and plays from her coaches and teammates. “I love [playing basketball]. I ...

Principal Mike Sinclair Wins Milken Award

Principal Mike Sinclair Wins Milken Award

Lauren Cain, Reporter

January 17, 2014


Filed under Feature Page, Photos, Recent Stories, Videos

On Thursday, December 12, 2013, Brashier’s students and staff thought that the State Superintendent of Education, Mick Zais, would explain his thoughts on Brashier scoring an A on its Federal report card, scoring Excellent on its State report card, and scoring a five on The System  for Teacher and ...

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