By Marleigh Canter You may have seen the posters around school, but in case you haven’t… Oklahoma is here! For the past two months talented actors, singers, and dancer have been working hard to put together a fantastic show! Tonight, March 9th at 7pm, and tomorrow, March 10th at 2pm and 7pm, The Varley Players are performing their winter musical. Set in the Midwest, this … Continue reading Oklahoma!
By Ellie Reinhardt Through one way or another, cancer is bound to have affected someone in your life. This malignant disease deteriorates our loved ones through abnormal cell growth that can come to the point where it is impossible to stop. Luckily, we have the technology to prevent the cancer from taking over one’s body; however, most of the time, it’s too late when cancer is … Continue reading Race 4 A Cure
By Lorraine DiSano Each year, there are over 230 million tons of trash produced in the US alone. This number is staggering, and all of this trash doesn’t just disappear – it ends up going to one of more than 3,000 active landfills or one of the 10,000 old, urban landfills. It is difficult to find a solution to a problem as big as trash production, … Continue reading The Green Team: How they work to help Byram, one bottle at a time!
By Amanda Tuzzo Could you imagine going into labor three weeks (or even three months) earlier than expected? In the United States alone, over 380,000 babies are born prematurely each year, putting them at risk for both immediate and long-term health issues such as Cerebral palsy, chronic lung disease, intellectual disabilities, blindness, and hearing loss. If that’s not enough to convince you that premature birth … Continue reading Making a Difference, One Step At a Time
By Kallie Hoffman Byram Hills High School routinely qualifies for national science fairs, fills its auditorium for plays and musicals and attracts numerous spectators to its sporting events; however, often overlooked among the marvelous young biologists, actors, actresses and athletes are the enormous artistic abilities prevalent within its student body. Thus, to recognize the vast creative talents existing at Byram Hills, many of the art teachers … Continue reading A New Start for Art
By David McDaniels 63.2 million people. That is the population of Spain, New York City, and Belgium all combined. Or to put it in terms perhaps better understood, it is about 252 times the amount of people that play HQ every night. This crazy figure is the number of people who are non-English speakers in the United States. So why is it that foreign language is … Continue reading Saying “Hola” To The World Language Club
By Hailey Jacobs While you may be familiar with the Afya Foundation, few know that Afya means “health” in Kiswahili. This simple meaning of their foundation’s name embodies their true mission: to improve the health of people around the world. The Afya Foundation’s main goal is to collect and ship gently used medical supplies and other needed equipment mostly to third world countries. The organization … Continue reading Byram Students Make a Difference Through the Afya Club