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Softball Takes Out Lutheran West

Softball Takes Out Lutheran West

May 9, 2019

Lady Bison softball defeated Lutheran West 8-6 on May 7.  

Endgame Wraps-Up Avengers Saga

Endgame Wraps-Up Avengers Saga

Joey Lewis, Arts & Life Editor

May 9, 2019

*WARNING* Spoilers Ahead The highly-anticipated conclusion to the Avengers saga has finally arrived with Avengers Endgame, and it does not disappoint. As usual, the acting was phenomenal. The special effects were on point. The action was awesome. However, I’m going to focus on the plot. At the...

High School Staff Takes Two

High School Staff Takes Two

May 6, 2019

The BHS staff avenged last year's loss in basketball, winning two volleyball games against BMS staff on Friday, May 3 in the high school gym. Varsity players backed-up both teams. The games were accompanied by a pep rally for spring sports.   ...

White and Gold Displays Extraordinary BHS Talent

White and Gold Displays Extraordinary BHS Talent

Joey Lewis, Arts & Life Editor

May 1, 2019

This year’s White & Gold talent show, performed on April 13, was even stronger than last year’s; it featured a greater variety of songs and dances performed with professionalism. The show opened with an impressive instrumental performance of “Hold the Line” by Toto. Ben Bosler stood out on th...

Seniors Hold Carnival to Celebrate Last Days of Class

Seniors Hold Carnival to Celebrate Last Days of Class

Sam Thomas, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Last week marked the end of an era for the class of 2019, as it was the last week of classes before senior search. The senior class celebrated by having a carnival on Thursday morning while the underclassmen took their AIR tests. The carnival included games such as badminton and football. St...

Coyote Decoys Reduce Goose Nuisance

Coyote Decoys Reduce Goose Nuisance

Tal Rothberg, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

The school district has placed fake coyotes on the high school and middle school grounds to ward off geese. The plastic decoys have no set location. “We’ve noticed [in mid-April] that the geese started to get used to them in the spots where they were, so we relocated them,” said Brian Koss,...

Five Things I Wish I’d Known

Five Things I Wish I’d Known

Orly Einhorn, Opinion Editor

April 27, 2019

There are a few things I’ve learned over the past four years. Although I don’t think I’m an expert on high school by any means, these are some things I wish someone had told me either before senior year or before I started high school. First, senior year is much harder than anyone told you. ...

Bison Baseball Focused on Fundamentals

Bison Baseball Focused on Fundamentals

Matthew Hardy, Staff Writer

April 27, 2019

On Tuesday, April 23, with cloudy skies and low wind in Kirtland, the Bison Baseball team took on the undefeated Hornets, the rivals Beachwood lost to in the second round of last year’s playoffs. Kirtland came out strong at first, but the Bison pulled through with a 7-5 win. It was clearly...

Softball Team Trounces Orange

Softball Team Trounces Orange

Photos by LeKeith Winchester

April 23, 2019

The Lady Bison defeated Orange 13-3 on April 23. Emily May pitched a complete game and Carly Petti went 5-5 at bat. Photos by LeKeith Winchester    

Memories of a Superhero Teacher

Memories of a Superhero Teacher

Nicole Breger, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Arthur Gugick was able to create things beyond human imagination with his legos. He also created unimaginable confidence in students like me. His belief in us was what drove us to success and what encouraged us as we walked through the BHS doors every day. I had the good fortune of being in Mr. Gugic...

Diving into D-1

Diving into D-1

Haleigh McPhillips, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019

Senior Spencer Bystrom is the most decorated athlete to come through the swimming and diving program at BHS. What sets Bystom apart from his teammates is the fact that he is the only athlete who competes in both swimming and diving. And he competes at the highest level. Bystrom excels in both sports, a...

Remembering Arthur Gugick

Remembering Arthur Gugick

Orly Einhorn, Opinion Editor

April 10, 2019

Beloved math teacher and LEGO artist Arthur Gugick and his partner Barbara Becker were killed on March 30 when a pick-up truck that ran a red light hit an Uber in which they were passengers. The news was sent via email to students and parents late Sunday night in a message from Principal Tony Srithai...