by Megan Sanchez Imagine this: Leaving school, family, and friends to study in another country. Having little to no contact to people in the U.S. and battling a language barrier. These are the realities of junior Dana Ontiveros who is spending this semester in France through the CIEE program. Ontiveros found out about the program
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by Haidyn Hank Molly Dryg, senior, has been cheerleading for nine years. She has cheered for the high school all four years of her high school career and also does competitive cheering for Heartland Spirit All-Stars. Dryg has competitive cheerleading practice three days a week for two to three hours to prepare for the competitions.
On Friday, March 8, the cast of the upcoming musical “How to Succeed In Business without Really Trying” (“H2$”) were given the privilege of walking through the nearly completed construction. The cast was thrilled with the new additions and cannot wait to start rehearsing on the new stage. Make sure to look for the cast at
by Haidyn Hank Robby Hansen, senior, has a hobby not uncommon among teenagers today. Hansen likes to play video games and is known to be an “extreme gamer.” Hansen has been playing video games for at least 12 years and has a lot of experience with different game systems and game genres. He is open
by Haidyn Hank In this world people not only strive to be unique, but to be successful. Jessica Erbst, senior, does both. Her uniqueness and success are defined by the pageants in which she competes. By competing in the pageants she has an opportunity to win scholarship money for college. Erbst has been competing in
by Chris Persell The satisfaction that common household pets like dogs and cats have provided throughout the years is still common for most people nowadays. However, more are diverting from traditional household pets and branching out in the types of pets they are adopting. A great example of a new take on the term pet
Baby ads for the yearbook are due March 15, 2013. Click here for the form. Baby ad form, a photo, and ad copy should be delivered to the journalism lab. Checks should be made out to BHS Yearbook. If you want the photo returned, please include a stamped, self-addressed envelope
By Macy Rinehart An orchestra dressed as witches, ghosts, goblins and ghouls may be an unusual sight for some, but the Bettendorf orchestras put on a show clad in costumes every year for an event that “is not like any of our other concerts,” said Grant Young, cello section leader. “The Hauntcert was around before I
By Tommy Tygret “I didn’t see my name at first, but I was really excited for the other tenor accepted, Gage Pederson. Then, I looked again and saw my name. It was a very surreal moment,” Sam Ruchotzke said. Ruchotzke, senior, is one of many students who auditioned for Iowa’s All State Choir. This was