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A family affair: Comet hockey

A family affair: Comet hockey

Alek Wolfe, Mercury Writer

Anyone who has been a member of a team, is familiar with the family-like atmosphere that comes along with it. But for the BFA Comets hockey team, it is more than just a feeling; it's a reality. ...  Read More »

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‘Big-Bad’ Bobwhites

‘Big-Bad’ Bobwhites

James Konrad, Mercury Writer

The goal of every team, no matter the sport, is always a championship. After all why strive for anything but the top? Bellows Free Academy’s 2015-2016 Bobwhite hockey team set their sights on the top...  Read More »

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Homework: Necessary?

Homework: Necessary?

Isaac Bittner, Amira Derbala, Isaac Shover & Caleb Smith, BFA Students

This investigation and story was submitted by Ms. Jacqueline Kaufman's freshman English class: We all know homework can’t kill us, but it sure gives us a lot of stress. We surveyed 6% of the freshman class and 11 of ...  Read More »

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Generation Why?

Generation Why?

Ambyr Wagner, Mercury Writer

What is a generation? Have you thought about the generations? What generation are you? Let’s start off relatively simple and build up your understanding of generations. Dictionary.com defines a generation as “a group of in...  Read More »

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BFA Student Mason Mashtare Shares His Homemade Movie Productions

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