BHS Insight

Class Committees Speak For Students

Maeve Bedenkop, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Do you know the group representing your ideas; the people in charge of making fundraisers and dances happen for your class? The 2019 and 2018 class committees are student run groups responsible for planning events for the junior...

Amazon Buys Whole Foods

Andrew Botolino, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Amazon is not satisfied with their domination of online shopping. Now, they have set sight on the food and grocery industry, purchasing Whole Foods, one of the leaders in organic and natural groceries, and on August 28, Whole...

Hot Button: Could North Korean Missles Reach the East Coast?

Lilly Mathieu, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

It is only 6,602 miles, the stretch from the North Korean coast to the city of Boston, Massachusetts. 6,602 miles is approximately 100 miles greater than the North Korean ballistic missile’s maximum range. Teachers and students...

DACA Impacts Felt Locally

Emma Needham, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

What is DACA? Many misconceptions about who and what DACA covers float around the internet, as all things do. DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was “an immigration policy that allowed some individuals who entered...

Environmental Club: Thinks Globally, Acts Locally

Skylar Bowman, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Features, Showcase

If you had a passion for something and could step up as a leader to make a change, would you do it? Well, senior Devin McDonald did. The Environmental Club was founded two years ago by McDonald, who said it started out as...

Spanish Raiders Storm the Halls

Stephanie Stiles, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Features, Showcase

At 9 p.m. on Sept. 4, a bus rolled into Barnstable High School. An anxious crowd huddled on the sidewalk, with balloons grasped firmly in hand. Through the bus door a surge of Spanish echoed through the empty night. Each passenger...

Don’t Panic It’s Organic: Is a Vegetarian Diet The Way to Go?

Mackenzie Connor, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Features, Showcase

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner: Three things that are nonchalantly put into the average person’s routine. As most of us are consumed in our daily activities, it rarely occurs to some people what exactly they are consuming.Many...

Take a Closer Look At the Mandela Effect

Margo Silliman, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Features, Showcase

October is a month of Twilight Zone vibes, when people explore conspiracy theories and whatever may lurk behind the basement door. Or, in the case of the Mandela Effect, whatever may lurk in the universe next door. The Mandela...

Joe’s Job Advice

Joe Lennon-Phillips, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Features, Showcase

There are many options to consider when on the job hunt, for instance, what type of job is most suitable? I have to say, as someone who has worked in the school year and juggled sports at the same time, it becomes very difficult...

10 Questions with: Seniors Christo Keller and Weiming Qin

Jamie Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

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1.If you could travel back in time, what time period would you go to? “I’d stay right where I am. As a wise man once told me,”the present  moment is all you ever have.”’-Christo “I would travel to 5 minutes before...

Stand Out Star: The Varetimos Twins

Graciella Arrascue, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Only five eighth graders have ever made the varsity girls soccer team at BHS, and this year there are 3; two of them are twins Alivia and Alexi Varetimos. The pair have been playing since they were five years old.“I never thought...

AppleGate: Red Sox caught cheating. Is it justified?

Joey Higginbotham, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Over the past decade, Boston sports have been associated with cheating, whether it be Spygate, Deflategate or now Applegate. After a three game series with the New York Yankees in early September, Yankees General Manager Brian...

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