The Buccaneer

Lizbeth Garduno, Staff Intern
May 3, 2018

On Friday, May 11th, in the BHS Cafeteria, for the first time, Key Club will be hosting a Glow in the Dark Dance for the incoming freshman. At the dance there is going to be a photobooth, a dance floor with a DJ, snacks, food, and drinks. There is also going to be a glow table to be able to purchase glow in the dark bracelets, necklaces, and glasses. Key Club members sent out tickets, and put posters up at both Belvidere South Middle School and Washington Academy for the eighth graders to see...

District 100 chosen for competency-based education pilot

March 23, 2018

PRESS RELEASE:   SPRINGFIELD – State Superintendent of Education Tony Smith, Ph.D., today announced the six school districts joining the Competency-Based High School Graduation Requirements Pilot Program in the pilot’s second cohort. Representatives from Belvidere School District 100 joined Smith at Belvidere North High School and took a tour of the school’s agricultural program, which...

Scholastic bowl dominates regional

Larry Larson, Co-Editor
March 9, 2018

After going 16-2 in NIC-10 conference play, and placing in the top three in multiple tournaments, the Belvidere Scholastic Bowl team was primed for their IHSA regional. The Bucs received the #3 seed in the Huntley sectional, which was highest in the March 5 Belvidere regional. The Bucs wasted no time searching for their second regional title in three years. In the first round, Belvidere demolished...

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Sam Arco, Co-Editor | April 13, 2018

The girls track team finally returned to action after a three week hiatus due to cold weather. The girls competed in a quad meet against NIC-10 foes Belvidere North, Rockford Guilford, and Rockford Auburn at Belvidere North High School on April 12. It was the girls first outdoor meet of the season, so the meet was used as a learning experience for most of the girls on the team, and was used to...

Jacob Popovich, Writer | April 13, 2018

The Lady Bucs softball team opened up NIC-10 conference play with a crosstown match up with Belvidere North and a home game against Jefferson. The girls took a 13-7 loss to open up conference against North. Jade Schwebke was the losing pitcher of the game. Senior Katelyn Wingren went 1-3 and junior Avry Blume went 1-2. "It wasn't our best start to conference, but it showed us what we need to...

Larry Larson, Co-Editor | April 12, 2018

The Lady Bucs' girls soccer team shut out Harvard in front of the home crowd on Saturday, April 7. The 3-0 victory was the team's first of the season. "We've struggled to gel as a team," said Coach Simon Stevens "but on Saturday we did." Goals were scored by junior Alyssa Cerna, junior Luiza Hernandez, and senior Elizabeth Resendiz (assisted by Giselle Lopez). "It felt great because it's the...

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