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A Catamount Lectures at BFA

A Catamount Lectures at BFA

Alek Wolfe, Writer

Elizabeth Fenton (Liz) recently spoke to Mrs. Larissa Hebert's English classes on as to whether or not the "n" word should be allowed in the American classic The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Fenton, a literature professor...

February 21, 2017No Comments

New “Kicks” for School Faculty…

New “Kicks” for School Faculty…

Ambyr Wagner, Writer

Put yourself in someone else’s shoes.... That decade-old phrase now can be practiced by school leaders throughout the United States. A new initiative, Shadow A Student Challenge, is challenging local school leaders ...

February 17, 2017No Comments

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Coyote hunting: “Who the howl cares?”

Coyote hunting: “Who the howl cares?”

Alek Wolfe, Writer

When you mention “Vermont,” many people think of deer camps and maple syrup and cows.  Imagine having to help Vermonters find the ideal balance between the wild part of Vermont, with the domesticated parts that go together...

March 16, 2017No Comments

Upward Bound provides opportunity at BFA

Ambyr Wagner, Writer

High school students have a tough time when it comes to college. Some worry about the process and how they are going to get into college, while others are afraid that they will not have the money to pay for a higher educa...

March 16, 2017No Comments

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BFA Student Mason Mashtare Shares His Homemade Movie Productions

VT Senator Patrick Leahy on World Happenings

  • Survey Results Show More Female Depression

    The Vermont Youth Risk Behavior Survey is a survey administered statewide to all high school students. The results can be broken down by county. The c...

  • Not “A” Distraction?

    Not “A” Distraction?

  • Parking Predicament

    Despite the endless amount of cars lining the streets and filling the parking lots of local businesses, Bellows Free Academy (BFA) has still not addre...

  • Honest Hillary?

    Throughout her time in politics, Hillary Clinton has struggled with being honest to the American people. Her honesty problem has escalated to the poin...

  • Books: cornucopia of knowledge

    Books are one of the oldest ways of sharing knowledge between all humans. Since the Sumerians wrote the first text down on clay tablets, this has been...

  • Speaking poetry: needed or no

      It’s that time of year again, when students all around the country gather in their individual schools and begin putting poems to memory fo...

  • Delay the start of the school day

    Schools all around the country are coming to the same realization. Teenagers need sleep. As a result of this realization, many schools are pushing ba...

  • Cell phones: a blessing or curse?

    In recent years, the accessibility of portable devices, like cell phones, has skyrocketed to the point where most everybody has one. A study made by t...

  • Language spotlight

    The language department at BFA is one of the many departments in the school. The department covers French, German, Latin and Spanish. Traditionally, t...

  • Political socialization: who cares?

    Of all of the many stresses of high school, politics is probably in the back of one's mind. However, adopting a political ideal is very important for ...

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