BHS Insight

It’s Time to Recheck Checking

Liisa Aalto, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Sports

At the 2015 Associated Press Sports Editors’ annual commissioners meeting, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman stated that using a woman’s name to insult a player’s performance is acceptable. Little girls are told they have...

From Brazil to America: Mayara’s Journey

Mayara Miranda, Contributing Writer

December 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

ENGLISH In recent years, the population of immigrant students and teachers has greatly expanded in Barnstable High School. Their bilingualism or their current learning of English creates a different experience for BHS immigrants...

Let Students Wear Hats

Stephanie Stiles

December 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Admittedly, I have over 20 winter hats and have been anxiously waiting my arousing them from hibernation for the winter. However, many don’t share my enthusiasm for the advent of hat-season. The subject of hats is one of the...

What the Heck Are You Eating?

Skylar Bowman, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

You’re on a chilly but beautiful beach, filled with the aroma of a summer night. The fire’s hot glow in front of you turns your face orange as you reach in to gold a perfectly pure white marshmallow. The one attached to the...

A Liberal’s Two Cents

Margo Silliman, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

So, we’re a month out from the midterm elections and we have a month until inaugurations, and it’s time to start looking at a few things: how does this election reflect the US’s reaction to the Trump administration; how...

How Soon is Too Soon for Holiday Tunes?

Maeve Bedenkop and Andrew Botolino

December 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It’s the holiday season! By mid November the first snow has fallen, Christmas ads have started airing on the radio and with Halloween over, Thanksgiving and Christmas are ahead. ‘Tis the season for joy, giving, and family...

Make Your Own Choices

Skylar Bowman, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Life is too short. A phrase used so often that it barely means anything when you hear it, though we all know it’s true. Life is too short. So why, then, do people do things they don’t want to do, and why do we let people tell...

Admin Should Ask Students For Ideas

Lilly Mathieu, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Stepping down from the rainbow staircase, a sign is plastered on the bulletin board reading, “Please be responsible and help keep our school safe by showing that you belong here.” The statement, accompanied by a picture of...

Unnecessary Change?

Linnea Fawkes, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Change can be great when it is proven to be effective. Although we are in a stage of transition many students and staff have voiced their disappointment with the new seven period schedule. As a junior, the new schedule changes...

You’re Not Stupid, Just Lazy

Molly McNulty, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It’s easy for students to label themselves as a poor student after years of not making honor roll or being told they’re not smart enough to take high level courses. On my first four FRQs in AP Human Geography I received ...

Technologically Speaking

Isabelle Barrett, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Our society has become one of instant gratification. Thanks to technology, we can now have anything our hearts desire delivered to our doorstep with the touch of a button. As a result, we have become numb to anything that doesn’t...

College Is Not Your Only Option

Hanna Marchesseault, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As a student halfway through my senior year, I’ve been through the college application process. I’ve made the infamous Common App account, filled out what seems like 1,000 applications, submitted my FAFSA, sent my SAT scores...

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