March 27, 2020

Coming up with things to do during quarantine is hard, especially when you feel unmotivated. If you’re unsure of what to do from this list, use a random number generator from 1-101 and do whatever number the generator gives you!

Here are 101 things to do while under qua...

March 11, 2020

The girls track team placed fourth at their meet at St. Ambrose on Wednesday, March 4th. 

Freshman Hattie Aanestad placed third in the 400 meter race. 

“For my first high school meet, I am very pleased with my place and time, though I hope to improve my time by the end o...

March 9, 2020

The new bachelorette was announced on March 2, 2020, on “Good Morning America.” Clare Crawley will be the lead in the show’s 16th season. 

Previously, Crawley was on Juan Pablo’s season of “The Bachelor” (or season 18), two seasons of “Bachelor in Paradise” and “Bachelo...

March 9, 2020

The last competition for show choir, which brings sadness to many of its members, was last Saturday, Feb. 29, at Marion Masquerade at Marion high school.

“The show choir competition season is a month and a half of performing each weekend with 17 to 23 hour days. In tota...

March 6, 2020

NHS is running the Pennies for Patients drive, and students are encouraged to donate to their second block class until March 12.  

The donation proceeds will go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to help families of patients pay for doctors, medicines and treatme...

March 5, 2020

Ever since 1998, “Mulan” has become a common household name with the release of Disney’s animated movie by the same name.

Premiering worldwide on Mar. 27, “Mulan” is getting a reboot as a live action movie. As someone who has always been a fan of “Mulan,” I was excited...

March 4, 2020

This year, Bettendorf High School has five foreign exchange students registered. These exchange students are Bruno Barros, Mathilde Damgaard, Simone Maggio, Ghazy Mahamid, and I Made Primasandya. 

Bruno Barros is a sophomore from Jundiai, Brazil. He is involved in socce...

March 4, 2020

This video is factual information that traces what happens when the coronavirus attacks a human body.  It also shows that the virus is only dangerous to those who have undeveloped immune systems (children) or compromised immune systems (those with health problems or el...

March 3, 2020

ASL Club started in December, and it is run by sophomore Nik Schulz and freshman Kendahl Springfield who co-founded the club. 

In ASL Club, students will learn about deaf culture, watch movies or TV shows with deaf characters or sign language, and learn short lessons on...

March 2, 2020

Junior Griffin Liddle redeemed himself after his one-point defeat at last year’s meet on Saturday, March 22. Liddle wrestled with Ames’ Gabrial Greenlee in a 7-2 match. He is Bettendorf’s first state champion since Nate Shaw in 2012. 

He was undefeated all season going...

February 27, 2020

This past Saturday, Feb. 22, the show band for Surround Sound received the award for Best Band at the El Paso show choir competition. The show band had never received the Best Band award before.

“We were consistently the second-best band at previous competitions this ye...

February 26, 2020

Molly Giese is a new addition to the Special Education program this year. At first, she was a general education teacher in Social Studies for 14 years. She taught classes such as Political Science, AP courses, European History, etc. Giese wanted to try something differ...

February 25, 2020

St. John Vianney Church in Bettendorf will showcase the musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” on March 5-7 at 7 p.m. and March 8 at 2 p.m. Tickets are free of charge, but the church is accepting donations for Humility of Mary, an organization dedicated...

February 24, 2020

 “Riverdale” debuted back in 2017. Since then, the show has had four seasons; some were more successful than others, which have led them to this year. 

It has been announced recently that the show will be getting yet another season. But Riverdale fans have been won...

February 21, 2020

I was always an adventurous builder when I was younger, making teetering towers out of TinkerTots or non-functioning roller coasters out of the Kinetix I would steal from my brother (sorry, Adam). 

My hunger to be creative only blossomed as I grew up and had a better gr...

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