Singles Only

Jack Dean, News Editor

February 14, 2017

“No Plan” by David Bowie For the one year anniversary of David Bowie’s last album Blackstar, the No Plan EP was released for an eager and longing public. The slinking drums and Donny McCaslin’s foggy lead saxophone line...

Coaches select Rozas to all-metro team

Taylor Washington, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

Raegan Rozas first started playing volleyball in the seventh grade after drawing inspiration from her older sisters Miranda and Alec Rozas. Both Raegan’s sisters played at Westdale middle school, and Alec continued to play at...

Running with Borders

Sarah Procopio, Opinion Editor

February 14, 2017

Senior Counselor Sean Borders has run a whopping total of 2,500 miles since he started running in May of 2014. That number averages out to be about 80 miles a month and includes four marathons (26.2 miles), two ultramarathons...

Students perform in “The Nutcracker”

Dalilah Hampton and Makayla Hertzock

February 14, 2017

Students from BRHS took a field trip to the Baton Rouge River Center Theatre on December 15 to see The Nutcracker: A Tale from the Bayou. The show was created by Molly Buchmann and Sharon Mathews of the Baton Rouge Ballet Theater...

Top Dog

Anna Joslyn, Managing Editor

February 14, 2017

Name Kothar Abdelghani Grade 12 GPA 3.87 Clubs International Cultural Association, National Honor Society Leadership Secretary of National Honor Society and Secretary of ICA Future College Louisiana State University I...

Students wear green in opposition to president’s refugee ban

Ariana Allison, Diversity Editor

February 14, 2017

In response to President Trump’s executive order banning Muslims from entering the country, BRHS students wore green to school as a form of peaceful protest. Trump signed an executive order on January 27 that temporarily...

Taylor Schoen travels the country competing on national scale

Sarah Procopio, Opinion Editor

December 20, 2016

At 17, Taylor Schoen has been studying ballroom dancing for five years traveling across the country to compete on a national scale. In March of her 10th grade year she won first place in the Adult Silver Rhythm competition at...

Drafting teacher Oelschlaeger has interesting stories

Pearson Pelloat, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016

The teachers and staff of BRHS come from different backgrounds with many interesting stories to tell. Peter Oelschlaeger is the drafting and design and architecture teacher at BRHS. He received a bachelor’s degree in science...

Students Neubrander and Sims make All-State Jazz Band

Kaitlyn McCaskill, Fine Arts Editor

December 20, 2016

BRHS is known for its jazz band and exceptional jazz students. Along with Seth Finch on piano, musicians Zahria Simms, junior,  and Rudi Neubrander, freshman, made the All-State Jazz Band on saxophone and drums, respectively. All-State...

Testing data shows signs of achievement gap at BRHS

Ariana Allison, Diversity Editor

December 20, 2016

Like many other schools, Baton Rouge High seems to have an achievement gap between the different ethnicities and genders. Achievement gap can be defined as the observed, persistent disparity of educational measures between...

Key Club partners with Eliminate Project and UNICEF, works at pancake festival

Alexa Bates, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016

The BRHS Key Club has been partnering with The Eliminate Project and UNICEF for three years to eliminate neonatal and maternal tetanus worldwide. Although tetanus is a completely preventable disease, about 50,000 newborn babies...

Procopio wins scholarship and trip to D.C.

Jack Dean, News Editor

December 20, 2016

The first winner of the United States Senate Youth Program Competition from BRH, Sarah Procopio, will receive a scholarship totaling in $10,000, a trip to Washington D.C. to meet the President, and an opportunity to discuss political...

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