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Poinsettias at NBC News 

Poinsettias at NBC

Every year the Northern Bedford Horticulture classes start preparing in September for the holiday poinsettia sale. The poinsettia starters arrive and are transplanted in September, so that they will be ready for the big sale in December. Mrs. Kring and her students work hard to care for the many varieties of poinsettias so that they have blossomed and are healthy for their customers.                 The sale usually starts in the middle of December and goes until Christmas break. There are many varieties of poinsettias for sale including red, pink, burgundy,…

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Northern Bedford Exchange Students Roll! News 

Northern Bedford Exchange Students Roll!

This year, we have three foreign exchange students from some very different countries. We have two girls and one boy, a change from what Northern Bedford usually takes in. The generosity of the residents of the Northern Bedford County school district was evident when it came time for these students to be assigned a home. Our school was lucky to receive Oana, Manuela, and Eirik to spend the year with us and learn from us.           Erik Kavli is a senior, joining us from Norway. His host family is Mark…

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Family Career and Community Leaders of America News 

Family Career and Community Leaders of America

Family Career and Community Leaders of America, or FCCLA, is a national student organization that helps men and women become leaders and addresses important personal, family, work and societal issues through FCS classes. Students involved in this club are given opportunities to act in leadership roles in organizing fundraisers and activities that will benefit members of our community.                 The FCCLA officers this year are: Lauren Morris-President, Jourdan Beck-Vice President, Allison Eckenroad-Secretary and Danielle Dodson-Treasurer. FCCLA has a grand total of sixteen members this year, which is a high number…

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Girls Volleyball Makes A Comeback! Sports 

Girls Volleyball Makes A Comeback!

“We must become the change we want to see.”   This quote from Mahatma Gandhi shows the change in the Northern Bedford girls’ volleyball team. After a not so hot season last year, the varsity girls volleyball team came back this year with a new look and a new attitude. The team had received new uniforms! They received two uniforms this year, one black one and one white one. They also had a more successful season.           With three returning letterman, junior Cierra Cottle, junior Lauren Eckenroad and sophomore Sienna Bowser, the…

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Senior Article – Briana Weitzel Sports 

Senior Article – Briana Weitzel

Senior volleyball player Briana Weitzel has come to play a very important role in Northern Bedford varsity volleyball. As a starting outside hitter, she’s been helping the team dominate this season. Briana has been playing volleyball for six years and because of her skill level, she was moved from junior high to varsity a year ahead of time. Even though she believes that the workouts are very challenging she still sticks through it. She came into the season with a positive attitude. When asked about her feelings towards the season…

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Horticulture Club News 

Horticulture Club

Horticulture Club is a club for students with an interest in horticulture. For those of you who don’t know what horticulture is, it is the science and art of growing fruits, vegetables, flowers or ornamental plants. Horticulture club allows students in the Horticulture or Agriculture classes to plan and participate in horticultural activities outside of the classroom.                 Horticulture is involved with more school events than you might think. They provide most of the plants used to decorate the stage during the holidays and maintain the gardens and flowerbeds around…

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Future Business Leaders of America News 

Future Business Leaders of America

Future Business Leaders of America or FBLA is a nonprofit educational association of student members preparing for careers in business, or who are just interested in learning more about the free enterprise system. FBLA helps students prepare for careers in a business position, or as Mrs. Carbaugh puts it, “FBLA helps students develop leadership abilities, and prepare for entry into, and advancement within a business or business-related occupation. Members learn how to engage in business enterprise, how to direct the affairs of a group, and how to compete honorably in…

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Blazing Bonfire 2011 News 

Blazing Bonfire 2011

As this year’s Varsity football season was about to begin, we kicked off the annual Bonfire on August 30.  Many parents, alumni, teachers, staff, and other people of the community showed up at our Panther Community Stadium to watch this spectacular event.  After all of the spectators got to their seats and got comfy, the legendary Panther Tail was on its way.  The Black Panther Marching Band took the lead, while this year’s varsity football team followed along with the varsity, junior high and mini cheerleaders taking up the end….

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September 11, 2001: A Day to Remember News 

September 11, 2001: A Day to Remember

            September 11, 2001 started off as an ordinary day, but turned out a nation-wide tragedy for America.  Four airplanes were taken over by terrorists and struck the Twin Towers, Pentagon, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The day started normal, but around 8:46 AM there was a problem in the sky; Flight 11 from American Airlines had hit the North World Trade Center tower.  This plane was supposed to be enroute to Los Angeles California from leaving Boston, Massachusetts but didn’t arrive to its final destination.  At first America was stunned.  Tourists…

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Current Issues Field Trip to Flight 93 Memorial News 

Current Issues Field Trip to Flight 93 Memorial

Near the end of October, Mr. Barton’s periods seven and eight Current Issues students braved the dreary weather and blistering cold to visit the Flight 93 Memorial in Shanksville, PA. After a short bus trip, where students were treated to the care free melodies of Jake Fredrick’s ukulele, the current issues classes stepped into the cold and onto the site of the Flight 93 Memorial. Met by an informative park ranger and the beginnings of what appeared to be snow, the students were off to a very educational start to…

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