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Berea Community hosts revamped “Rethink Your Ride”

By Elly Green, Reporter

Published November 17, 2018

This past Friday, November 2, Berea Community High School hosted Rethink Your Ride, a program put together by Eastern Kentucky University nursing students to teach the dangers of impaired driving. Rethink Your Ride has been a po...

Pirate science flies to space station

By Adrienne Beggs, Reporter

Published November 17, 2018

Since the start of the 2018 school year, grades 7-11 science classes at Berea Community have been designing experiments for the Student Spaceflight Experiment Program; their proposals were submitted on November 2. The Student Spac...

Fall Festival is a Success

By MacGregor Lakes, Reporter

Published November 17, 2018

The annual Elementary Fall Festival was hosted at Berea Community on Friday, October 26. It  was a colorful event full of games, auctions, and other fun activities for people of all ages. The festival was also home to a large staff ...

Berea instates NTI days

By Cora Livingston and Tori Williams

Published October 30, 2018

This year, the Berea Community School District has implemented a Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) Program, which allows for school instruction to continue when it would otherwise be cancelled for sickness or weather. This allow...

FRYSC receives generous donation from local dentist

By Noah Prentice, Reporter

Published October 6, 2018

This fall, the Family Resources/Youth Services Center (FRYSC) received a generous donation from one of the various donors who operate within Berea’s community. Donations come in throughout the year, and the FRYSC office is h...

Homecoming Parade is a Success

By Maria Murphy, Reporter

Published October 6, 2018

On Thursday, September 20, Berea Community High School celebrated the legacy of Pirate alumni and current students with the annual homecoming parade. Every year, the Pirate Community plans their fall homecoming with events lik...

Butterflies emerge in classrooms across BCS

By Adrienne Beggs, Reporter

Published September 13, 2018

At the start of the 2018 school year, teachers throughout Berea Community Schools acquired Monarch caterpillars to raise inside their classrooms; this project brought science directly to the students. The elementary side of Berea Community annua...

New state policy removes masters requirement for teachers

By MacGregor Lakes, Reporter

Published September 13, 2018

On August 20, the Kentucky Educational Professional Standards Board voted that teachers no longer need a masters degree to become certified. This change means younger teachers who are actively working towards their masters are no lo...

Exciting new tradition for Berea Pirate Seniors

By James Lane, Reporter

Published September 13, 2018

This weekend, on September 14 and 15, Berea Community High School seniors are going to take part in a special event that will soon become a yearly tradition: the senior parking spot paintings. Our students have the option to buy...

Grandparent Breakfast is a success

Grandparent Breakfast is a success

Published September 13, 2018

New Digital Learning Center Founded in Former Computer Lab

By MacGregor Lakes, Reporter

Published September 7, 2018

Over the summer, Berea Community developed a new digital learning center for both teachers and students. With never before seen features in the former computer lab such as virtual reality and state of the art digital cameras, the...

Dedication of new stadium renews school pride

By Adrienne Beggs, Reporter

Published September 7, 2018

The Duerson stadium was built over the summer of 2018 and was funded by the city of Berea. The Berea Community School system also contributed to the project by purchasing the stadium press box. The original stadium was built ...

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