• Bijou’s Halloween Bash
    Student Life

    Bijou’s Halloween Bash

    Chauncey Humphrey, Staff Writer

    December 6, 2017

    The candy, dress up, and spookiness of Halloween at the Bijou School in the Fall of 2017, had many students excited. They were able to dress up in costumes during the day, but could not wear masks or have weapons. During advisory class, staff gathered everyone in the Bijou ...

    Shea Bailey as Bob Ross, the Painter

    Autumn McCoy

  • Water Filling Stations on Campus
    News

    Water Filling Stations on Campus

    Josiah Clamp, Staff Writer

    December 5, 2017

    In the Spring of 2017, students from the Bijou Link Crew initiated the Water Bottle Project to exchange the water fountains with water bottle filling stations. The Link Crew started the project to reduce the waste from plastic water bottles that would otherwise go into a local...

  • Public Display of Affection (PDA)
    Opinion & Editorial

    Public Display of Affection (PDA)

    Issac Humphrey, Staff Writer

    December 5, 2017

    Public Display of Affection (PDA) is commonly known to be inappropriate to show at school. PDA includes hugging, kissing, holding hands, and touching each other in play. Most teachers dislike it and  students don't pay attention. It does not even have to involve affection, as...

  • Will Trautman
    Success Zone

    Will Trautman

    Autumn McCoy, Editor

    December 5, 2017

    On October 5, 2017, Will Trautman, a senior whose been attending the Bijou School for three years, joined the Navy. When asked why he joined, he said, “I wanted to be something bigger than myself, I wanted to be apart of a team, and to uphold the Navy code of honor,courage,...

    Will Trautman, October 5th, right after he was sworn into the Navy.

  • Campus Kindness Stone Garden
    Student Life

    Campus Kindness Stone Garden

    Maislyn Hardsock, Staff Writer

    November 28, 2017

    The Roy J. Wasson Academic Campus Media Center has been giving students the opportunity to express themselves in a very creative, yet simple way. The Kindness Stone Project was first introduced to the public as a project by Megan Murphy, a Women’s Empowerment Coach concentrating...

    Roy J Wasson Academic Campus kindness stone garden

    Maislyn Hardsock

Is Marijuana Linked to Car Accidents?

Kaden Stewart, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017No Comments

There have been rising concerns about Colorado drivers, marijuana legalization, and the increase of marijuana involved in fatal car accidents.  According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety,...

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