• Hopeless teen or just addicted to nicotine

    Hopeless teen or just addicted to nicotine

    Emma Kelly, Author

    November 13, 2018

    It is no secret that the devastatingly addictive JUUL culture has swept its way across the country. Tobacco-Free Kids says, “according to the National Youth Tobacco Survey, 11.7 percent of high school students and 3.3 percent of middle school students—over 2.1 million youth—were current e-cigarette users in 201...

    A person using a JUUL e-cigarette.

  • BHS students reading to dogs

    BHS students reading to dogs

    Camille Owen, Author

    October 9, 2018

    The Fauquier Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, or Fauquier SPCA, is running a joint program with the Battlefield Humane Society and English Honor Society that allows Bobcats to volunteer to read to dogs. By joining either society, students can sign up to spend time at the shelter on Tu...

    Senior Kelly Cooke, Co-President of the BHS Humane Society, reads to Jack, a four-year-old hound mix who was at Fauquier SPCA last year.

  • People are bored with the College Board

    People are bored with the College Board

    Camille Owen, Author

    September 20, 2018

    On August 27th, 2018, thousands of students across the country showed up at testing locations to take the SAT, a formal college-preparedness test run by College Board. But some of the students taking the test had seen it before. The same exact test had been given in Asia for the October 2017 date, and ...

    Chapter 16 in The American Pageant, a textbook dedicated to helping students pass the US History AP test. Photo by Camille Owen

  • The Endangered Species Club

    The Endangered Species Club

    Jayden Butler, Author

    September 20, 2018

    In recent years, a focus on the environmental concerns that the Earth is currently facing has shifted closer to the forefront of the public eye. This includes many issues such as climate change and the deforestation of rainforests. One related problem is the endangerment and extinction of a large numbe...

    A photo of a Siberian Tiger and cub, which is on the endangered species list.

  • Impact of electronics in schools

    Impact of electronics in schools

    Ellen Muldowney, Author

    September 20, 2018

    As the new school year begins, technology seems to be playing a bigger role in schools than ever before. It seems that electronics have now become essential to a student’s success in school and teachers are even requiring them in their classes. The way students get their news, information about c...

    Students on their cell phones during class. Photo courtesy of Google Images via Creative Commons

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