BHS Insight

Boy Scouts Include Girls

Margo Silliman, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase

Recently, the Boy Scouts of America have experienced a decline in membership. As a result, they’ve opened up their program to a more diverse group of boys, choosing to accept openly gay and transgender Scouts over the past few...

Divided We Stand: Internal Divisions Plague the Major Parties in the USA

Stephanie Stiles, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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Left, Right, Liberal, Conservative, Democrat, Republican; the two major political parties in our country can be called multiple names that suggest opposite key ideologies. However, divisions persist even within the parties themselves,...

The Freedom Run: BHS Hosts a 5k Run in Commemoration of James Foley

Lily Mathieu, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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On Nov. 19, nearly ninety runners and walkers gathered at Barnstable High School’s cross country course for an uplifting 5k fundraiser. Nauset High School student Sarah Foley and Barnstable High School’s Emma Garrity were...

Percentages Replace Class Rank

Hanna Marchesseault, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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  If you’re a high schooler, you’ve more than likely heard of class rank. If you’re a high schooler planning on attending college, class rank is constantly in the back of your mind as you go through the four years...

Social and Emotional Learning: A New System to Help Students Coming to BHS

Andrew Botolino, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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Social and emotional learning is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel...

Mold Madness: Rainy Fall Causes Fungus to Grow in BHS Classrooms

Hanna Marchesseault, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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Mold has become the topic of discussion within the past few months at BHS. Because of the amount of rain that fell this past Fall, some parts of the school’s roof leaked, which provided the perfect growing environment for mold. Brooke...

Keep Calm & Compost: BHS Seniors Reduce Carbon Footprint

Mackenzie Connor, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

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  Now more than ever, environmental issues have been at the forefront of American concerns.What actions were the Barnstable community taking to provide a healthier environment? Seniors Allison Carter and Camryn Roberts-Capak...

Merry Political Correctness: “Happy Holidays” vs. “Merry Christmas”

Stephanie Stiles, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The debate between the greeting Happy Holidays vs Merry Christmas is one that consistently appears every December. It wasn’t until President Donald Trump’s recent comments condemning the fact that Christmas is considered politically...

Terrorism: A Domestic Infection

Lily Mathieu, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Terrorism: a disease interminably surging through our veins. Deafening, rhythmically pulsing through every artery, it threatens to fracture the bones that suppress its power. We look to the exterior to find the causes of our illness;...

Sunday vs. Monday: Should the U.S. Conform to a Week that Starts on Monday?

Joey Higginbotham, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Many people around the United States think Sunday is the last day of the week, the day we get one last day of relaxation before we dreadfully mope back to our responsibilities on Monday. However, Sunday actually marks the start...

Take the Statues Down: Where Is the Line Drawn Between Acknowledging Our History and Glorifying Our Ugly Past?

Emma Needham, Satff Writer

April 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

“Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our beautiful statues and monuments,” President Trump tweeted on Aug. 10. “You can’t change history, but you can learn from...

The Cost of Gender: A Product’s Price is Dependent on Who it’s Advertised for

Skylar Bowman, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Men’s razors seem to work better and cost less. Men’s antiperspirants seem to work better and cost less. That’s something myself and many of my female friends have noticed. Why is that? What’s the actual difference in...

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