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SEÑORA MENIO- A TRENDSETTER FOR BHS

SEÑORA MENIO- A TRENDSETTER FOR BHS

Kaley Casagrande, Reporter

December 8, 2017

This ‘80s fad is finding its way back into the hearts of teenagers today, but for one Bangor teacher, it never left. Spanish teacher Señora Menio can always be seen strutting the halls of BHS with an ever-so-fashionable scrunchy to match her “outfit of the day.” By definition, a scrunchy is...

WONDER: AN INSPIRATION TO ALL

WONDER: AN INSPIRATION TO ALL

Gabby Zeeman, Editor

December 8, 2017

The inspiring film Wonder is a must see for viewers of all ages. Making approximately $100 million worldwide within the first few weeks of its release, the movie presents marvelous acting as it teaches the audience life lessons while illuminating everyday struggles that people face.  Wonder is an incredible tribute based off of the well-known book by R.J Palacio. Directed by Stephen Chbosky, the PG-rated film ...

SLATER BASKETBALL HOPES FOR COLONIAL REPEAT

SLATER BASKETBALL HOPES FOR COLONIAL REPEAT

Tatum Strohe, Reporter

December 8, 2017

Bangor boys basketball gets the Slater community thrilled every Winter with hopes of another championship. This season, there are high expectations for the boys as they have several returning varsity members and worked resiliently throughout the offseason.  Seniors Hunter Kish (center), Ryan Baile...

CHOIR TAKES ON NYC

CHOIR TAKES ON NYC

Allyson Heard, Editor

December 8, 2017

The Slater choir explored New York City for a day of fun. During their trip, students walked Times Square and later kicked back and watched Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theater on November 19.   Before watching the musical, students had free time to shop, sitesee, and eat.  "I really enjoyed ...

HQ: ANSWER RIGHT, MAKE MONEY

HQ: ANSWER RIGHT, MAKE MONEY

Chris Youngkin, Reporter

December 8, 2017

Every once in a while, there will come that one app that captures the attention of users, and, after several hours, makes them question their life decisions.  Then there is HQ, which is so fast paced and high stress that you’ll question your life in the moment and well after.   An App...

BAND DEPARTMENT BRINGS MAGIC TO DISNEYLAND

BAND DEPARTMENT BRINGS MAGIC TO DISNEYLAND

Kaley Casagrande, Reporter

December 8, 2017

The BHS band department is looking forward to a magical performance on Saturday, December 9 in The Magic Kingdom of Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida. With over a year of planning under their belt and multiple fundraisers consisting of fruit sales, wreaths, and cheesecakes, the band department...

DIY HOLIDAY DECORATIONS

DIY HOLIDAY DECORATIONS

GG Murgia, Editor

December 8, 2017

Christmas is a time of giving. What better gift than one that comes from the heart... a homemade decoration. Put down the macaroni necklace and plug in your hot glue gun because you’re about to become a craft novice in no time with these simple DIY holiday decorations. Over the course of the next few...

GIRLS BASKETBALL COMING BACK STRONG

GIRLS BASKETBALL COMING BACK STRONG

Kaley Casagrande, Reporter

December 8, 2017

Leading up to their first game of the season, the BHS girls basketball team is hoping to come back as strong as last year. Finishing 20-6 last season, the team looks promising with hopes that the underclassman can fill the shoes of the 2017 graduates. “Coming in my freshman season, I am excited...

MARTINA SELL TO STUDY BUSINESS

MARTINA SELL TO STUDY BUSINESS

Gabby Zeeman, Editor

December 8, 2017

With solid work ethic and joyful attitude, senior Martina Sell excels in various sports and clubs, advanced courses, and electives. Since childhood, Sell's interest in cross country, cheerleading, and wrestling management was sparked by her older brother – Charlie Sell. She enjoyed watching her...

HOW THE MARCHING BAND WORKS

HOW THE MARCHING BAND WORKS

Allyson Heard, Editor

December 7, 2017

The Slater marching band is known for their multitude of awards, catchy tunes, and beautifully executed halftime performances. Coordinating a band that big is no easy task and takes months to plan.   Mr. Hahn recently answered the questions we've all been wondering; how do you direct the band?  How lon...

WRESTLERS READY TO RUMBLE

WRESTLERS READY TO RUMBLE

Allyson Heard, Editor

December 7, 2017

The Slaters ended their last season with a record of 8-3, advanced to districts, and sent two wrestlers to regionals; the team is looking to continue their success.  This season, the Slaters have a change up in their coaching staff. Long-time coach Rick Thompson retired from his legendary career...

POINSETTIA SALE

POINSETTIA SALE

Allyson Heard, Editor

December 6, 2017

Students will be able to buy their own Bangor-grown poinsettias after the HS Chorus concert Tuesday evening, at the "Preview Sale" Wednesday, December 6 from 2:15 to 4:30 p.m. at the greenhouse, and the official "GRAND RE-OPENING Sale" on Thursday, December 7 from 2:15 to 6:00 p.m.   "After spending nine wonderful years at the middle school...

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