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Tips to Quit Juuling

Brenna Anderson, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

Through the clouds of vape around every corner, It can be hard to see an end to Juuling addiction. Levels of addiction may vary, but it seems there is hope for every fiend to finally come out of hiding and breathe normally agai...

Tobacco Purchase Age Now 21

Andrew Botolino, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

On November 30, the Barnstable Board of Health passed a law that prohibited the purchase of any tobacco or nicotine products to anyone under the age of 21. This toughens the bill passed by Gov. Charlie Baker in July, which enforce...

Mandarin Program Questioned

Sarah Skinner, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

On Friday, February 1, BHS Mandarin teacher Bo Wu was told news she never expected to hear. Due to the lack of enrollment, her class is no longer in the school board’s interest, therefore, Mandarin will be cut. Wu and her st...

Challenge Day Faces Challenges

Bridget Botelho, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

Barnstable High School has a large and diverse population. During an A.L.I.C.E. seminar, School Resources Officer Dennis Stampfl even compared the bustling hallways to that of a street in the city. With so many students and teachers,...

Chromebooks For All BHS Students

Nicholas Kallipolites, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

In the past, Chromebooks have only been available on select carts that needed to be rented out and charged within the school. They could only be rented for a few class periods before needing to transfer between teachers. Students woul...

Stickers for Sharks

Molly McNulty, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

What started as a class assignment for BHS senior Liv Eldridge progressed into a community wide sticker campaign and media presence. Eldridge’s shark class had to make a social media account for their “make a movement”...

Student Juul Use Rises

Phillip Randazzo, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

The FDA has proposed a ban on the top juul pod flavors that specifically target teens and stricter online age verification processes, but teenagers juuling is still common, even at Barnstable High School. This electronic device ...

Dirty Stable, Dirty Stalls

Skylar Bowman, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

Bathrooms at Barnstable High School have been undergoing recent criticism from students, but new changes are currently underway. When walking into a school bathroom at BHS, it’s not uncommon to see paper towels strewn across...

Astronomy Students Have An Out Of This World Experience

Maeve Bedenkop, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

On Monday December 3, 40 ‘astro junkies,’ Mr. and Mrs. Gyra, Ms. Jarzobski and Dr. Brown, took a three hour bus ride to Hartford Connecticut to listen as renowned astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson discussed all topics...

“It’s Just One Straw,” said 7.8 billion people

Renna Alger, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Environmentally, 2018 has been one for the books. People have been striving towards a waste-free lifestyle. At least, as waste-free as possible. One of the many great steps has been the international movement to stop using single...

Wait, What Block Is It?

Maeve Bedenkop, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

For the second time since the end of last year, the class schedule at Barnstable High School has changed. The initial schedule violated the BTA contract concerning teacher’s allotted amount of prep time, and that, along with...

The “Jawsobski” Effect

Molly McNulty, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Cape Cod has become the summer home to a growing population of white sharks—80 were identified in 2014, 141 in 2015, and 147 in 2016, according to Bostonia magazine. In response to the burgeoning population and recent bites...

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