STUCO supports school

Sheigh Carpenter, Editorials

November 4, 2013

  The federal government shut down in October, but that would never happen here at BHS because its government is Student Council. According to Dana Hess, the sponsor of StuCo, they have 21 members. For officers, th...

Female herd behavior analyzed

Camille Shilling, News editor

November 4, 2013

Guys, have you ever wondered why girls travel in packs?  Well, there is an answer to this confusing matter, according to some quick research. One of the first reasons that makes the most sense is the fact that girls love socializing....

Teen suicide statistics are revealed, acknowledged

Amanda Garbe, Editor-In-Chief

November 4, 2013

   “In 1996, more teenagers and young adults died of suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia and influenza, and chronic lung disease combined,” says the National Alliance of Mental Illness website (NAMI). There are only two circumstances that top suicide as t...

CAN you take it with you?

Rose Wahlmeier, Sports editor

November 4, 2013

  The fall play this year is called “You Can’t Take It With You.” The story revolves around main characters Alice and Tony, played by seniors Kennedy Trimble and Dallas Moore. Director Russell McMurray chose ...

Guidance given to high school beginners

Sheigh Carpenter, Opinion Editor

October 15, 2013

There are some new faces here at BHS.  These “newbies” are what upperclassmen call freshman. If you are an upperclassmen, you realize what this means.  Freshman are at “the bottom.” Senior Jade Conkle says, “It...

Seniors enjoy study, relaxation area privilege

Amanda Garbe, Editor in Cheif

October 15, 2013

 This year, the seniors have the opportunity to have their own personal lounge. It is located where the  “Sky Lab” was in the BHS library. It was an idea that came from the joint efforts of English teacher Debra Parker...

Cat Tracks organizes school news

Marisa Haselhuhn, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2013

There is a class here that produces  reading material for the entire school. This also happens to include the paper you are currently reading.    What mysterious department is this, you may ask? The answer is the Burlin...

Staff keeps focus on photography

Noelle Haselhuhn, Sports Editor

October 15, 2013

One of the many classes that this school offers is Yearbook. This class only holds 10 positions. There are two editors, two ad managers, and a photo editor. The rest are staffers, but everyone is a photographer. To become...

Girls work in financial institutions

Camille Shilling, News Editor

October 15, 2013

Many high school students spent their summer doing various lazy activities, but there were several ladies who spent their break working as a teller at a bank. Four of these girls are senior Kennedy Trimble, junior Malorie Wagner,...

Students, staff take to open air, asphalt, and highway risks

Deana Pearson, Editorial Editor

October 15, 2013

Most students in the school drive cars; however, there are a few who drive is even a teacher. These students would be senior Bryce Harden, junior Bryson Hatch,  and coach/physical education teacher Kathy...

Government plan examined

Deana Pesrson, Opinion Editor

September 19, 2013

Imagine you are walking through the streets with your family, all happy one moment, and then all of a sudden chaos strikes. This is what is happening in Syria as I write this column. Let me explain.  This country has been controlled...

Can you guess who?

Deana Pearson, Editoral Editor

September 17, 2013

Have you ever wondered if a teacher in this school has almost had a near-death experience before the age of five? Well, there was one, and here is his story: Just two years old and at a family day at the lake, this youngster...