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Fresh Coffee, Old Memories

Fresh Coffee, Old Memories

Paige Twenter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Waking up a mere hour after the sun rises is not ideal, but I do it every day to beat the crowd for my one and only true love: coffee. I started my fondness (or addiction) for the drink in fourth grade - I know, way too young - on a family vacation to Boston. My dad and I always make a point ...

I Miss Pangea

I Miss Pangea

Joey O'Kelly

April 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion

I wish it was still the good ol’ days when it was just one big landmass and I could drive from one end of the land to the other. Unfortunately, the Pangea days are long gone and I’ll have to stick with wherever my Joebaru (yes, I named my car after myself) can drive me. Though I’ve had my...

In media, are men and women equally represented?

Zahra Khan

April 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Equality - this is an important topic, especially when it is applied to men and women. In honor of Women’s History Month, The Bell staff sat down and discussed the differences in how men and women are portrayed in our society today. In recent times, news channels have displayed big headlines o...

I is for Influential

I is for Influential

Danny Johnston, Zahra Khan, and Sidney Lowry

April 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Students look up to other strong men and women in their community for inspiration and influence. There are many influential women and role models around the world, but there’s also a group of women at LHS who influence their students. Counselor Nikki Duncan After going through meetings and answering ...

Revoke my Man Card

Revoke my Man Card

Joey O'Kelly

February 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion

   Do you identify as a male? Are you sick and tired of being told to “be a man,” when showing signs of weakness, femininity, or emotions in general? If so, you may be experiencing toxic masculinity.    Toxic masculinity is a problematic idea promoted by everybody’s B.F.F., the patriarchy. The ter...

Do teens know how to leave dangerous relationships?

Daisy Smith

February 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Staff Vote - Yes: 0, No: 24 Before tackling this question, The Bell staff defined what a dangerous dating relationship is. It is a relationship that can be damaging to a person’s physical or mental health. This could come in the form of physical abuse, mental abuse, sexual abuse and anything in b...

What is Love

What is Love

Mallory Fee, Daisy Smith, and Delaney Tarpley

February 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

     “I have always been a romantic, so when I met a girl and she asked me out I said yes in a moment,” junior Izzie Bates said. “Shortly after we started dating she started getting very creepy and hurtful, she made me feel like I was lucky to be with her because the relationship betwe...

Finding the Future

Finding the Future

Paige Twenter

February 20, 2019


Filed under Opinion

   It isn’t yet time to sing “What Time Is It” from High School Musical 2, but for us seniors counting down the days - 71 more to go! - fears of the unknown are spread in all directions. There are many unanswered questions following the day the seniors class will all be in the same room for the ...

Losing CTRL

Losing CTRL

Derek Katzer, Ashley Tindall, and Haley Stephenson

January 31, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinion, Top Stories

   From toddlers being tucked away with tablets to teenagers scrolling through Instagram, a rise in human-device interaction has become normal. Generation Z, those born between 1995 and 2005, have been born into a world of laptops, WiFi and smartphones. Generation Z, also appropriately referred to as iG...

Are we Addicted to Technology?

Ashley Tindall

January 29, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Computers, phones, televisions and radios are things that almost every student deals with on a regular basis. They are pieces of technology that have worked their way into being a constant feature of most students’ lives. Technology in this case is any electronic device, including machines, that have a s...

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