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The Great Debate: Should High School start later?

The Great Debate: Should High School start later?

May 13, 2022

Recent legislation introduced in New Jersey suggests that no school should start earlier than 8:30 A.M. The goal of this change would be to allow students more time to sleep, thus improving their mental...

Great Debate: Should spring break be decoupled from Easter?

April 27, 2022

Recent discussions at Board of Education meetings have revolved around the contentious issue, where should Spring Break fall throughout the year? As many surrounding school districts now have Spring Break...

The Great Debate: Should BHS start date be changed to before Labor Day?

The Great Debate: Should BHS start date be changed to before Labor Day?

March 16, 2022

We’ve seen recent discussions at school board meetings including the debate of potentially moving the start date of school. Some prefer to keep the BHS start date how it is now, with students returning...

Great Debate: Should BHS switch to an all-virtual or half day schedule?

Great Debate: Should BHS switch to an all-virtual or half day schedule?

January 28, 2022

With the rise of the Omicron variant, some members of the BHS community have felt the current in-person/full day schedule is no longer the best course of action. In the following articles, two students...

Great Debate: Should social media be regulated?

Great Debate: Should social media be regulated?

December 8, 2021

As technology continues to advance, social media platforms and the internet as a whole has become the center of American life. Almost every citizen in the United States has a cell phone glued to the palm...

Great Debate: Electives Format

Great Debate: Electives Format

November 19, 2021

BHS student's are required, in accordance to New Jersey's educational laws, to fulfill credits in multiple elective fields. This remains the subject of great debate amongst students, educators, and parents....

The scales of justice were weighed in the Murdaugh trials.

Great Debate: stimulus checks

November 8, 2021

Stimulus checks have been a topic of great debate throughout the past year, more prevalent than ever with the pandemic. It seems as if there is no one consensus to be reached, and no easy solution to this...

Great Debate: Should pandemic responses be centralized or decentralized?

Great Debate: Should pandemic responses be centralized or decentralized?

December 9, 2020

Amidst a global pandemic, there has been much arguing and fighting revolving around the best solution for our country. One wrong decision and everyone faces the consequences. The BHS Debate Team recently...

Great Debate: Should Cameras be required to be on?

Great Debate: Should Cameras be required to be on?

December 4, 2020

We are 1/3 of the way into the school year. School this year has been utterly devastated and changed by the pandemic, and with these changes arise new issues. One of these contemporary and debated topics...

Great Debate: Virtual or in-person education? Discussing the risks and benefits of each

Great Debate: Virtual or in-person education? Discussing the risks and benefits of each

October 20, 2020

Students discuss the different educational opportunities for the 2020-2021 school year.

Great Debate: Is distance learning a good alternative?

April 29, 2020

Due to the global outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19, schools all across New Jersey including BHS were forced to shut their doors until at least May 15. Online learning is the alternative way to continue...

Field trips are not beneficial

Shannon Harzula
January 27, 2020

In middle school, students would always look forward to their class trip. Once high school began, field trips took on a different meaning, usually being reserved for the students in electives or extracurriculars....

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