BHS Insight


Go Set a Watchman: Revisiting a Classic

Go Set a Watchman: Revisiting a Classic

Madison Harrington, Staff Writer

April 9, 2015

Irksome IRC

Grace Elletson, Staff Writer

April 8, 2015

  The jail cell-esque room coined IRC, or the Immediate Referral Center, reeks of claustrophobia and hopelessness, or at at least, that’s the aura it conveys to most students at BHS. There’s a “bad kid” stigma at...

College Rape is a Terrifying Reality

Madeline Terrio, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

In the past six months, the University of Virginia, Hobart and William Smith, and Vanderbilt have all been in the news regarding major date rape scandals. Eyebrows have been raised over how the schools chose to handle each situation,...

Well-Off Without Wellness?

Liam Russo and Grace Elletson, Staff Writers

January 29, 2015

It seems that for high-achieving students there have always been ways to get around taking a wellness credit. Students have come to take full advantage of online wellness courses through the American School to gain the mandatory...

Welcoming New (Tiny) Red Raiders

Emma Rixon, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

While waiting for the construction of a new building to get underway, Barnstable High School is the temporary home for the Barnstable Public Schools’ Inclusive Preschool (BIPP). The two classrooms led by preschool teachers Jane...

Yik Yak: It has its ups and downs

Liam Russo, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014

“Run as fast as you can away from the school they won’t catch us all,” “I feel like we’re getting marched to a concentration camp,” and “the walk was definitely part of a satanic ritual" were all quotes posted through...

The Town of Barnstable Celebrates Its 375th Anniversary

Brendan Clark, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

The Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts has turned 375 this year. Since its founding in 1639, Barnstable is still considered the primary business center of the Cape Region. Barnstable is unique in the way that it is divided into ...

Homecoming 2014

Homecoming 2014

October 6, 2014

Not a Walk in the PARCC

Maggie McNulty, Staff Writer

June 23, 2014

Massachusetts students suffer through a strenuous series of testing each Spring. Barnstable Public School students recently finished hand-cramping their way through the MCAS, but in upcoming years, students may retire their pencils...

ELL Job Cuts Cause Concern

Grace Elletson, Staff Writer

June 18, 2014

High school can be a somewhat terrifying endeavor for the average teenager. The awkward social situations, the academic pressure mixed with psychological pressure creates an ecosystem that’s very difficult for students. Now...

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