BHS Insight

Layers of Homelessness

Molly McNulty, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

“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

Filed under News, Showcase

  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

Filed under News, Showcase

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...

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...

The Dirt on Semesterization

Greta Shaughnessy, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As a senior in high school now I have endured the ever changing climate of BHS for five years. Most changes good, but not all. For the first time in years, BHS decided the senior English and psychology credit would be split into...

The High Price for a Bright Future

Linnea Fawkes, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  Deciding where you receive your college education can be one of the most important decisions you will make in life. You shouldn’t lose the opportunity to attend a school that’s a perfect fit for you due to a high...

The Juggling Act

Asanya Wawlagala, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

We are surrounded by numbers. Our grades, GPA, SAT and AP scores and finally the last judgement call, our percentile rank. Education is a hierarchy system, with the most intelligent at the top and the least at the bottom. We are...

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