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It’s a sub . . . maybe

Ambyr Wagner, Editor-In-Chief

December 15, 2017No Comments

Students absolutely love substitute teachers (subs). It’s a well known fact because that means that students are able to get away with a lot more things, like playing on a cellphone and having to do less class work; it’ll ...

Two is better than one: the secrets of a paraeducator

Mariah Clogston, Writer

December 15, 20171 Comment

What would it be like to go from helping a student complete their algebra work in a class in the morning, to changing another student’s diaper in the afternoon? For paraeducators, that is a real possibility. But, they d...

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Vamos amigos!

Ambyr Wagner, Editor-In-Chief

November 14, 2017No Comments

Italy. Germany. Russia. China. Spain. There are a lot of places for people to visit; everyone has their own preferences for a destination. This spring, there is a trip to Argentina that is open to any and all students, par...

Time to recycle the old ways

Nick Clark, Writer

November 14, 2017No Comments

Recycling has long been an issue, especially when a discussion pops up regarding what is and is not recyclable. Many people grow up not knowing what is recyclable and don’t end up recycling because of the lack of educ...

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BFA Student Mason Mashtare Shares His Homemade Movie Productions

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Rules or guidelines

    Why do schools really have a dress code? Do students even bother to acknowledge the code? Over time dress code has become a hot topic, anyone would be...

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