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BHS Seniors Compete At MWI Comp

Ian Melville, Reporter

February 21, 2020

For the second year in a row, a group of seniors traveled to Nevada, Missouri to compete at one of the top ten pipe welding schools in the nation, the Missouri Welding Institute (MWI). This is the tenth annual high school division Welding Competition held at MWI. Students from all over the nation went t...

Welding Club Cancelled

Ian Melville, Reporter

December 13, 2019

Last year, every Thursday and Friday evening welders gathered in room A158 with welding teacher John Goddard to expand their skills. Students  hung out, weld, and ate pizza with Goddard, but that came to a halt.  “Students who want more help/enrichment in the trade come,” Goddard said.  ...

El Camino Movie Review

Ian Melville, Reporter

November 21, 2019

El Camino, the end all to Breaking Bad? Yes, El Camino reveals information about Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul). During his time locked in the cage during the fifth season of Breaking Bad Pinkman was forced to work on the compound of the captors, who were competitors of Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Pink...

Welding Changes Curriculum

Ian Melville, Reporter

October 28, 2019

Every day, third year welding students travel to the Columbia Area Career Center (CACC) to attend class. This year, there has been a change in curriculum to the class, to learn about welding pipe instead of learning to Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) weld. The industry where most welders are needed is the ...

New cellphone policy

Ian Melville, Reporter

October 17, 2019

New cellphone charts have been implemented in the classroom this year which have a red, yellow and green spot to dictate when students can use their phone. Green means students can use it, yellow means teacher directed, and red means that phones should be out of sight.  Some students believe it is a weird policy; ...

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