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 Taylor Olds (‘24)

“An Awesome Resource”: Taylor Olds (‘24) and the Restoration of Ada’s Closet

Rachel Ledoux, Editor-in- Chief February 5, 2024

Tucked away at the top of a South Building staircase, an old Bellows Free Academy resource is being brought back to life. Ada’s Closet began in 2019, in memory of Ada Sorensen, a former BFA student...

Kyra Trimm.

Back to BFA: Alumna Kyra Trimm

Rachel Ledoux, Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2023

Among other additions to the Bellows Free Academy staff this year is Kyra Trimm (‘19), a BFA alumna and newest member of the English Department. Trimm grew up in Vermont and attended Bellows Free...

Students walking in the BFA hallways.

The BFA Attendance Policy

Jessica Southwick, Writer December 12, 2023

The current attendance policy is as follows and can be found in the Student-Parent Handbook on pages 17 and 18. The first four times a student is late to school parents with the PowerSchool app receive...

BFAs Social Studies Department Table.

BFA’s Annual BFA Experience Night  

Cooper O'Connell, Editor-in-Chief December 11, 2023

On Dec. 5 2023, BFA hosted their annual BFA Experience night aimed to inform rising freshmen and parents about BFA’s programs, courses, athletics and more. Over 100 families attended, and BFA had student...

Mamma Mia! Advertisement Poster

BFA Theatre Presents: Mamma Mia!

Rachel Ledoux, Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2023

Every November, the Bellows Free Academy Theatre Department presents a musical performance to the community. This year, they will be performing the musical, Mamma Mia!, based on a movie of the same name. The...

NAHS Club Members, L-R: Jessica Southwick (24), Leeza Kusmit (24), Ivy Hoang (24), and Taylor Olds (24).

Creative Trunk or Treating with The BFA National Art Honor Society

Jessica Southwick, Writer November 1, 2023

On Saturday the 28th at 2:30, the National Art Honor Society (NAHS) and Art Club convened at the Bent Northrop Memorial Library parking lot located in Fairfield, Vt. For its first service project of the...

BFA Students hard at work on original poetry during James Crews workshop.

Celebrating Queer Poetry of New England: BFA Students attend Sundog ‘Justice & Poetry’ Event

Rachel Ledoux, Editor-in-Chief October 24, 2023

On July 28, a group of Bellows Free Academy students had the opportunity to attend Sundog Poetry’s annual, ‘Justice and Poetry’ event, which celebrates poetry and marginalized identities in New England.  This...

BFA Yearbook Wins Gold Level National Award

BFA Yearbook Wins Gold Level National Award

Rachel Ledoux, Editor June 9, 2023

While Bellows Free Academy is no stranger to sports titles and club accomplishments, this year brought about a first for one group: the Yearbook Club. For the first time, BFA’s Yearbook committee has...

“A Magical Experience:” AP Language’s Great Gatsby Party

Rachel Ledoux, Editor June 8, 2023

On June 6 and 7, Larissa Hebert’s AP Language and Composition classes took part in The Great Gatsby 1920s party, an annual tradition and staple of the course. Required reading for the class, The Great...

BFA Students and Staff Experience Eras Tour

BFA Students and Staff Experience Eras Tour

Rachel Ledoux, Editor June 7, 2023

On Nov. 1, 2022, Taylor Swift announced her Eras Tour: an amalgamation of her ten albums to date. For fans, this began a stretch of fighting to secure sought-after tickets, choosing outfits and preparing...

The Class of 2023 class gift.

The Class of ’23 Gives Back

Anna Bouchard, Writer June 7, 2023

With graduation fastly approaching, many Bellows Free Academy seniors are looking forward to their life after high school. While it can be easy to be swept away in the excitement, the senior gift offers...

Jack Sparr and Quinnlan Steele

A Chat with Jack Sparr and Quinnlan Steele: BFA ‘23’s Top Two Students

River Dalley, Writer June 4, 2023

Bellows Free Academy values tradition, and there’s nothing like the school tradition of honoring the top student or students in the graduating class. In this tradition, the honor of valedictorian is...

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