BHS Insight

Promposal Contest 2018

May 15, 2018

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Caroline and Aaron: My name is Aaron Huynh, and I recently asked my girlfriend Caroline Martone to prom this year. She had told me in the beginning of the year that I really didn't need to do anything big for prom, but being...

Layers of Homelessness

Molly McNulty, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

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“You could be sitting next to a student living in a transitional shelter or a hotel and you wouldn’t even know,” said House C guidance counselor Brian Wanat. According to the Barnstable Police Department, roughly 400...

Library Plans Big Remodel

Lilly Mathieu, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

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Over the years at BHS, librarian Sharon Morgan said she has considered the library to be “such a beautiful space”. In her efforts to improve the space as much as she could, Morgan wrote several grants to pay for furniture...

School Choice: A Buyer’s Market

Andrew Botolino, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

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  In the past 10 years, the education system in America has evolved to resemble that of a capitalistic economy, with private, public and charter schools competing for every last student. Here in Barnstable alone, there...

Homework Policy in Question

Joey Higginbotham, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

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Each day of the school year, students get piles of homework thrown at them to complete for the next day, luckily, this system could be undergoing a change by the Spring. The School Council has met over recent times thinking if...

Celebration in Jeopardy, Kind Of

Margo Silliman, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

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There’s no question about the importance of Celebration at BHS. The annual event takes place after prom and goes all night. It’s a staple in student life and the perfect way to end senior year. It started more than 20 years...

Admin Finalizes New Schedule

Jamie Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

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“Our schedule is a ballpark about twenty years old,” said Principal Patrick Clark. The current six class schedule that exists at Barnstable High School has been in place for more than two decade and based on Clark’s metaphor,...

SpaceX Takes Off

Olivia Berler, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

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  As a young child, many of us dreamt of going to space. Little did we know that the only people eligible to make such an incredible trek were professionally trained astronauts. However, this may not be the case for much...

News Notes

Joe Lennon Phillips, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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McDonald's Tests Out McVegan Burger FINLAND (NEW YORK POST) — McDonald’s is now testing out a soy vegan burger in Finland, and they’re also trying to change the way they are raising Chickens. For some time, compa...

Boy Scouts Include Girls

Margo Silliman, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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Recently, the Boy Scouts of America have experienced a decline in membership. As a result, they’ve opened up their program to a more diverse group of boys, choosing to accept openly gay and transgender Scouts over the past few...

Divided We Stand: Internal Divisions Plague the Major Parties in the USA

Stephanie Stiles, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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Left, Right, Liberal, Conservative, Democrat, Republican; the two major political parties in our country can be called multiple names that suggest opposite key ideologies. However, divisions persist even within the parties themselves,...

The Freedom Run: BHS Hosts a 5k Run in Commemoration of James Foley

Lily Mathieu, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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On Nov. 19, nearly ninety runners and walkers gathered at Barnstable High School’s cross country course for an uplifting 5k fundraiser. Nauset High School student Sarah Foley and Barnstable High School’s Emma Garrity were...

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