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Grants create student opportunity

By Suraya Smith and Cora Livingston

Published September 7, 2018

While students were enjoying their much deserved summer break, select members of faculty and staff spent their summer working hard to ensure that students would return for the 2018-2019 school year with even more opportunities to...

Poynter’s new role

By Tori Williams, Managing Editor

Published September 7, 2018

The 2018-19 school year at Berea Community Schools began on August 9. With the start of the new school year came the introduction of a new member of the administration. Casey Poynter began his sixteenth year of work at Berea Community...

BCS Hosts Blood Drive

By Trine Aagaard, Reporter

Published April 24, 2018

On Tuesday, March 15, the Kentucky Blood Center’s Bloodmobile stopped by Berea Community High School in order to give students and teachers the opportunity to donate their blood for a good cause. Berea Community High School...

Key Club Hosts Student-Led Tutoring

By Elliot Sandberg, Managing Editor

Published April 24, 2018

An after-school tutoring program was started in March by the Key Club at Berea Community High School in response to the school-sponsored tutoring program being cut due to a lack of funds. The after school program meets with students...

Berea Community High School Students Accepted Into Gatton Academy

By MacGregor Lakes, Reporter

Published April 24, 2018

A few weeks ago, the prestigious Gatton Academy announced the students who were accepted into its Class of 2020. Two BCHS students, sophomores Noah Prentice and Hazel Traw, were accepted, and one student, Julian Clavere, has be...

Students Attend Empowering Young Women LEAD Conference

By Coleman Reed, Reporter

Published April 24, 2018

On Thursday, March 8, young women from across central Kentucky came together for the annual Young Women LEAD conference (LEAD stands for Leadership, Education, and Development). Young Women LEAD is a day of empowerment for hig...

National Honors Society Inducts New Members

By Constance Wright, Managing Editor

Published April 24, 2018

On Monday, March 19, a group of Berea Community High School juniors and seniors met at one of the monthly school board meetings to induct 26 new National Honors Society (NHS) members. The induction consisted of speeches from seni...

Jump Rope for Heart Promotes Wellness

Published March 21, 2018

On Friday, February 16, Berea Community Elementary School hosted its annual Jump Rope for Heart event. Jump Rope for Heart is a fundraiser that encourages kids to raise money for the American Heart Association. This event teaches...

BCES Literary Week

BCES Literary Week

Published March 21, 2018

Flu outbreak causes classes to be cancelled

By Constance Wright, Pirate Staff Managing Editor

Published February 28, 2018

Flu season has arrived and Berea Community Pirates have suffered the consequences. On February 1 and 2, Berea Community Schools closed its doors because of the high percentage of absences due to various illnesses. Over the...

Elementary Health Fair

Elementary Health Fair

Published February 28, 2018

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