The Buccaneer

Different grading policies coming next year

May 21, 2019

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BHS will have some new grading policies starting in the 2019-20 school year. One major change is a weighted Grade Point Average (GPA). This will raise the GPA of students taking Advanced Placement (AP) classes. In AP classes,...

Boys Track run’s through the season

April 5, 2019

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This year, the Belvidere boys track team had an indoor meet on Saturday, Feb 16, at Byron. and had a home meet on Wednesday, April 2, in the Funderburg stadium that was canceled due to weather. The Belvidere boys track team...

Boys tennis, slow start to season

Jacob Fitch, Co-Editor

April 5, 2019

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The Belvidere Boy's tennis team has had a slow start to their season. The team has not had a single conference match yet because of weather issues, yet has had one non-conference match. The team was scheduled to have three conference...

BHS Zaps the audience

Ashley Birkeness, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

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The Belvidere High School theater department will be putting on a show called Zapped from April 11-13 in the Performing Arts Center at BHS. Zapped was written by an American author Paul Fleischman. Fleischman is known for his cont...

Two Golden Apples

Marisol Carranza, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

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In the past, BHS has had many Golden apple applicants such as this year's nominees Mr. Foster and Mr. Edwards. The golden apple awards are given to teachers that have been recognized for their excellence in teaching and leadership...

Girls swimming closing season with 5th place finish

Dylan Schohn, Co-Editor

November 28, 2018

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The girls swimming team finished their season on Nov. 3 at the NIC-10 conference meet. Junior Mikayla Gavina from North qualified for state for her individual race. "I think the season went well, overall,"  said head coach...

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October 3, 2018

Dylan Schohn

October 3, 2018

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Dylan is a sophomore at BHS High School. He plays football, basketball, and baseball. He's been playing sports for all of his life. He hopes to be able to pursue a career in writing.  He is an editor of the online paper and hopes...

Aurora Rodriguez

October 2, 2018

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Aurora is a junior at Belvidere High School. She is a staff writer for The Buccaneer. Aurora participates in art activities during school and works on music outside of school. She enjoys spending time with her bullmastiff, Ares,...

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