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Setting a World Record

Setting a World Record

Brad Brewer, Print Editor

March 7, 2017

Breaking a world record is considered an unattainable dream for some, but senior James Lasley has made it his hobby. Lasley’s interest led him to the website Recordsetter.com, and he found numerous records related to dogs and their owners. “I have always wanted to break a world record,” L...

Romantic Reminicing

Romantic Reminicing

Dahlia Bray, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017

Valentine’s Day, to some, is a day that is over-marketed and overrated, but to others, it is a day full of showering people with gifts and affection. To long term couples, Valentine’s Day is a long-awaited day of happiness and love. Seniors Javier Zamora and Kristen Walters have been dating for t...

#HornetHunt2k17

#HornetHunt2k17

Edith Garica, Staff writer

February 9, 2017

From high fiving a principal to killing cockroaches, Student Senate’s #HornetHunt2k17 challenge was seen all over campus and on Twitter. Student Senate, @bryantstusen, began by tweeting out daily challenges for students to tweet a picture or video of them completing the challenge in the hopes of gaining...

Winner Of The Clinton Foundation Essay: Taylor Scifres

Winner Of The Clinton Foundation Essay: Taylor Scifres

Abby Hagner, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

Senior Taylor Scifres won the top award in the Clinton Foundation “Ideas Matter” essay contest, which includes  a $2,500 college scholarship and a meeting with President Bill Clinton. The contest is a 500-word essay for Arkansas students in eleventh and twelfth grade writing about topics involving ...

Parents in Politics

Parents in Politics

Jake Roedel, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016

It is the responsibility and duty of the American people to make informed decisions come election time. Young people’s political opinions can often be influenced by people that they respect, such as their parents. Either parents can choose to influence their child to follow their beliefs, or they ...

How To Be Motivated On Mondays

How To Be Motivated On Mondays

Abby Hagner, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Students struggle with motivation, especially on Mondays. However, students overcome Mondays with food, music, and positive thoughts. Junior Lauren Brantley gets food on the way to school on Monday to give her energy for the day ahead. “Sometimes I will stop and get food before school, because th...

Friends To Family

Friends To Family

Nathan Bush, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

The legacy of sophomore football player Randy Thomas is beginning to take shape. Thomas was known as a must-watch at Bethel Middle School, and last year as a freshman, he rushed for 1,700 yards and 30 touchdowns, both Hornet freshman records. Not only did he achieve record-setting rushing numbers, he also threw ...

Finding Fulfillment

Finding Fulfillment

Jake Roedel, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016

The football team endures grueling practices to be in top physical shape. The band practices their performance for hours on end until every little detail is right. A student stays up late to work on a project, finish an essay and study for a big test. Through involvement in organizations and programs,...

Working for the Weekend

Working for the Weekend

Jake Roedel, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

The school gives students the opportunity to do something that is commonly fantasized about: leaving school early. Through the Work Based Learning program, some students get to leave campus before the dismissal bell. Work Based Learning helps students to prepare for what life has to offer after high ...

Burchfield Takes The Reigns

Burchfield Takes The Reigns

Abby Hagner, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016

Galloping around the last barrel, Junior Alissa Burchfield releases the feeling of accomplishment as being handed the glittering golden trophy, Burchfield competes in horse competitions all around the state and has been since she was little. “I started riding horses at my aunt’s house, because that...

Spirit Week: Tag Team Tuesday

Spirit Week: Tag Team Tuesday

Sarah Graham, Print Editor

October 19, 2016

Students and staff members grabbed a partner or group to dress up with for Tag Team Tuesday. Dressed in leather and covered in facepaint, juniors Clay Campbell, Cole Campbell, Dax Clatworthy and Michael Durgach impersonated members from the band KISS. “The best thing was probably the met...

Spirit Week: Punday Monday

Spirit Week: Punday Monday

Sarah Graham, Print Editor

October 18, 2016

Students and staff started off spirit week with their “punniest” outfit, strutting down the halls to show off their creativity for Punday Monday. Decorating himself in furniture and household items, junior Austin McNeely transformed himself into a “One Night Stand.” “I like to show my creativity...