BHS Insight

Pros Of Seven Classes

Stephanie Stiles

November 22, 2019

Year number two of having seven classes unfolds and the school has firmly settled into its opinions about the switch. While my amount of homework is my formally declared villain adversary, I must admit that I like the extra cla...

Mandarin Is A Vital Language

Sam Bechard, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2019

Incoming 8th graders have a wide variety of courses to choose from, a list that is expanding yet again for the 2019-2020 school year. Sadly, it seems that this expansion also comes with the removal of the Chinese program. Whil...

The Power of Handwritten Letters

Caroline Lewis, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

Where do you keep your stash of love letters? Under your bed? In your drawer? No offense, but I bet you don’t even have one to hide for safekeeping. Don’t worry though, it’s not you. Most who are a part of Generation Z ...

Rescue Once, Rescue for Life

Skylar Bowman, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

  Has a dog ever flinched when you reached out a hand to touch him? Ever cowered at the sight of a pan in your hand? Have you ever met a dog who was hurt so badly that even after years of love in a shiny new home, he’s ...

Pitbulls: Fighting Machines or Family Members?

Rebecca Brady, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

When you hear of a dog attack, do you think of a specific breed? Do you label specific dogs as aggressive, without any context? You may or may not have, but let’s face it, stereotypes and generalizations are huge in our societ...

Is Social Media Too Much of a Distraction?

Margo Silliman and Stephanie Stiles

April 4, 2019

PRO Social media takes a lot of criticism. I hear teachers spend more time complaining about how our generation is on our phones too much than the actual amount of time we spend on our phones in class. Not to mention how our school WiFi ...

Experiencing The “Luster Life”

Darius Luster, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

The Luster family was originally the Lester family until my grandfather and his brothers moved to Chattanooga, Tennessee where it changed to Luster. My family is relatively large: my grandfather is one of five and my dad is one...

It’s Time to Recheck Checking

Liisa Aalto, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

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