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Illness Season is here!

Illness Season is here!

Hailey Jentz, Reporter

February 28, 2020

You can get a cold year round, but most people consider the winter months to be the main season. Viruses spread faster and easier when the temperature and humidity drops. This means that the U.S. cold season starts around September and ends around April. Colds are most common during certain times...

Healthy Living

Jarron Vinger, Reporter

February 27, 2020

Phy-ed with a Twist of Winter

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Mckenzie Reuter, Editor

February 26, 2020

Physical education is a very important aspect of a high schoolers life. They go outside and fitness test, or they play kickball. But have you ever thought about what they do during the winter season. Hint: they stay inside and don’t do much but play kickball and weight lift. Now, that is a bunch of k...

FFA Week

The tractors brought on tractor day.

Allie Burgess, Reporter

February 25, 2020

The week of February 17-21 was FFA week at Belmont. Students enjoyed various activities.  From milk chugging to Bring Your Tractor To School Day, it was a success. Along with the various activities, students also partook in dress-up days.  These included the following the themes; America, dressing...

Daytona 500

Daytona 500

Emery Runde, Reporter

February 24, 2020

On February 16, the Dayton 500 hosted President Donald Trump as the grand marshall of the race. Rising racing star Hailie Deegan got her helmet autographed by the President. Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500 race, meanwhile, Ryan Newman suffered a horrifying crash. Donald Trump told the news and tweeted weeks...

Prom Preparation

Taken at Forever More Bridal.

Allie Burgess, Reporter

February 21, 2020

With prom right around the corner, students are rushing to get the perfect dress and find dates. The Juniors are working hard getting the theme ready and arranging for post-prom activities. Three Junior Class females shared what makes the perfect dress: pockets.  Pockets are the new dress addition many...

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Zachary Mester, Editor

February 17, 2020

On Monday, February 17th, Belmont hosted a blood drive for the American Red Cross in the Elementary Gym.  Despite the three-plus inches of snow, we received that day, a total of 24 units of blood were donated.  This was the first blood drive of the year, but the third of the school year. The kick-off...

Loss of a Legend

Loss of a Legend

Luke Kamps, Reporter

February 6, 2020

As many of you may know, Kobe Bean Bryant, 41, passed away on January 26, 2020. He has been a great influence, athlete, and dad.  His death has really affected millions. Kobe Bryant was on his way to a basketball tournament, in a helicopter, with his daughter Gianna and 7 other people. The helicopter...

How To Stop Forest Fires

How To Stop Forest Fires

Emery Runde, Reporter

February 5, 2020

Because of the many forest fires in California and Australia, this question has been brought up. How do we stop forest fires? While it is hard to stop them once they have already started there are ways to stop them before they start. A big way to prevent forest fires is burning techniques. Now, here a...

Puppies

Puppies

Hailey Jentz, Reporter

February 4, 2020

Most people wonder why people get animals that are so much work. The thing is that most animals are a lot of work, but not all dogs and puppies are. It all depends on who your are and what you would do with your dog. Why should anyone get a puppy? Well, there are many reasons. Puppies make you...

Feeling Green?

Feeling Green?

Maggie Voigts, Reporter

February 3, 2020

On January 16th, 2020 A family from North Carolina was baffled when their white German Sheppard had a lime green puppy whom they named Hulk.  Shana Stamey stated that her family's dog, Gypsy, with a litter of eight, had one male that was lime green. Suzanne a vet tech at Junaluska Animal Hospital said...

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