The Buccaneer

Adapt teaching to new generation

Jacob Fitch, Staff Intern

May 3, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Next year, there will be no students who are born in the 90’s. The issue with that is we are still teaching the same. How can we still teach this generation like we’re in the 50’s even though we have all this technology to ...

Standardized testing becomes inefficient

Lily Perez, Staff Intern

May 3, 2018

Filed under Opinions

The average student spend 25 hours testing a year; however, there is no telling how many hours these students and teacher spend preparing for these tests. Countless hours go into preparation for tests like the SAT and the ACT,...

Sports lacking dedication is a problem

Julia Scholle, Staff Intern

April 30, 2018

Filed under Opinions

When people decide to tryout for a sport, it is clear that they are committed to the team and that sports should be the priority after school. It is important and you see the people you are practicing with every day for a few hours....

Late start vs. early release

Joshua Garcia-Sanchez, Staff intern

January 26, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Late start vs early release has been a huge debate amongst the student body. On the second Wednesday of every month, we have late start but many students want to go back to early release. Let's start with a brief overview of why lat...

Black Friday becomes a bummer

Jacob Taft, Writer

November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Black Friday was on Nov. 24 this year, and the wait definitely wasn't worth it. Whether shoppers were looking for new household appliances, a new home entertainment system, or maybe just doing some clothes shopping, Black Friday...

Walking the track for fall sports.

J.R. Taylor, Writer

September 14, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Belvidere and Belvidere North High School athletic teams participated in the first ever Walk of Athletes last Friday. It was the first time that all fall sport teams walked the track before the football game, but many players...

New Schedule attracts different opinions from students

Sam Arco, Co-Editor

September 14, 2017

Filed under Opinions

The 2017 school year brings many changes to Belvidere High School, but the new schedule at BHS is what's making the most headlines. The district board decided last spring to start school at 8:15 a.m. this year, and to end school...

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