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NBC’s Got Talent Music Special Events Uncategorized 

NBC’s Got Talent

  On February 11, 2015 NBC Junior, Chris Benner attended the PMEA Regional Band Festival and earned a spot on the PMEA All-State Band. Every year, the most talented musicians across the state try out for District, Regional, and All-State Band. In order to attend PMEA All-State Band, musicians have to audition for Districts and score high enough to move onto Regionals, where they re-audition. At Regional Band only a few musicians from each section move on to All-State Band. Chris Benner is a junior, who plays trombone and the…

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Fighting for Your Right to be Wrong Editorials Opinion Uncategorized 

Fighting for Your Right to be Wrong

Recently, there has been a large controversy over the new American Sniper film. Many viewers support the message that the film portrays, but there are a few who criticize Chris Kyle’s actions and his role in the military. The film American Sniper shows the amazing tasks accomplished by the U.S. military every day and should be strongly supported. The American Sniper film shows the struggles that members of the U.S. military face, the dedication involved in being a member of the military, and how the military protects the standard of…

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Street Side Reminders News 

Street Side Reminders

The town of Heyward, California has recently started putting up unique road signs in an attempt to change people’s behavior and increase safety. The town’s public information officer has created multiple signs that are posted around the town. Many of the signs use modern sang and humorous sayings to catch travelers’ eyes and change the way people behave while commuting. The signs say things such as “It’s a speed limit, not a suggestion,” to remind people not to speed, and “Use: Eyes Brakes Brain,” as helpful hints on how to…

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Single on Valentine’s Day? Editorials 

Single on Valentine’s Day?

As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, many people are very excited while others are dreading it. Valentine’s Day is the day of love and kindness, so the question may arise: Why are so many people anti-Valentine’s Day? Typically it is the “singles” that dread Valentine’s Day, because they do not have that special someone to share it with. It is more of the girl population that are anti-Valentine’s Day, and the male population really does not have an opinion. Valentine’s Day does not mean you have 10 seconds to find a…

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Sony’s Scandalous Secrets Uncategorized 

Sony’s Scandalous Secrets

Sony co-chairman, Amy Pascal, plans to step down from her position at Sony Pictures Entertainment, following the recent Sony hack. Throughout the months of November and December, 2014, important Sony documents and information were leaked. Many executive and employee personal email conversations about clients were released, which caused tension between Sony Pictures Entertainment and theirs clients. The hack was reportedly due to a new film being released about killing the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un. The release of the controversial film, The Interview, was temporarily cancelled. Eventually, Sony released the…

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American Sniper Review Movies 

American Sniper Review

Many people, ranging from teenagers to World War 2 veterans, are storming to the theater to see the new hit movie American Sniper. Screenings are constantly selling out and the movie theaters are frantically trying to meet the demand. American Sniper is an exhilarating movie that keeps viewers on the edge of their seat until the credits start rolling. American Sniper tells the story of Navy SEAL sniper, Chris Kyle’s journey through four tours in Iraq. Kyle is credited with over 150 kills and saving the lives of countless soldiers. The movie…

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Gone Girl Movie Review Movies Opinion 

Gone Girl Movie Review

The newly released thriller, Gone Girl is simply, messed up. For starters this intense film will leave you confused for at least the first half hour of the movie. This film definitely caught my attention early in the movie telling the story of a man who might or might have not have murdered his wife.   The film makes the man look 100% guilty by the way he carries himself. His name is Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck). He is a college professor and blocked writer. His wife Amy (Rosamund Pike)…

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Made of Steele Spaghetti Dinner Special Events Uncategorized 

Made of Steele Spaghetti Dinner

On February 28, 2015, from 4:30 to 7:30 the Northern Bedford Student Council will be hosting a spaghetti dinner at Northern Bedford County High School. All proceeds will benefit the nonprofit organization Made of Steele. The spaghetti dinner will be held in the school cafeteria. The dinner will consist of spaghetti and meatballs, salad, rolls, dessert, and a drink. Carryout is available. Tickets are available at the Northern Bedford County High School office, or through your local student council representative. Tickets are on sale through February 9, 2015 with a…

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At NBC, Brains Earn More than the Bronze Focus News 

At NBC, Brains Earn More than the Bronze

On February 19, 2015, the Northern Bedford Varsity Scholastic Scrimmage Team is scheduled to compete in the Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8, Scholastic Scrimmage district finals. The team will compete at the AIU8 building in Altoona against Penn Cambria’s Scholastic Scrimmage Team. On December 11, 2014, the Northern Bedford Scholastic Scrimmage Team became the first team in NBC history to gain the title of Altoona AIU8 Scholastic Scrimmage champions. The Northern Bedford Scholastic Scrimmage Team consists of Christopher Benner, JC Norris, Matt McCloskey, Cam Sherlock, and Xiara Long, and is advised…

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Who will be our Next President? News Opinion Uncategorized 

Who will be our Next President?

There are only about a little less than two years left for President Barack Obama. Everyone’s question is “Who will be the next President of the United States?” The Democrats seem to be liking Hillary Clinton to run. Will she do it? As of right now, she is thinking about it, and everyone believes that she probably will. Who will be her running mate? Would a man be able to be vice-president to a woman president? Will she be able to command the United States Armed Forces? There are lots…

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