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An unsung BFA hero

An unsung BFA hero

Ambyr Wagner, Asst. Editor

In the topsy-turvy era of technology, it was only natural for BFA to seek out a person to take up the role as Technology Integration Facilitator. That person was Stephen Davis... Facilitating the integration of Canvas, PLP...

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Student parking: the call for action

Ashley LaBelle, Mercury Writer

Sixty-three empty spots is what students see, on average, when they walk in between buildings to get from third to fourth period each day. The next day sixty-two; the day before April break, seventy-four empty spots. Yet s...

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The ‘Dancing Does’

The ‘Dancing Does’

Alek Wolfe, Reporter

Many varsity BFA sports have the support of some type of cheerleading team. Whether it be shaking pom-poms as a cheerleader, or dancing for the BFA Dance Team, these groups are a big part of what makes BFA games fun and entertaining. "It's...

June 9, 2017No Comments

Being Black in Franklin County, Vermont

Keiona Fulton, Writer

“Oh hey, there's watermelon today, you want some?” This comment is followed by snickers and laughs. Hearing this kind of comment is something that has happened regularly at BFA, to me.  Being black in an almost all ...

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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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