Hangout hot spots

Erin Crump, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Considering over half of the students at BRHS are under the age of 16, many of them are unable to drive. This problem causes complications in their vital social life. Everyone at some point has been through the ride dilemma,...

Scott wins at state, swim teams place at CCSL meet

Meghan Pointer, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Baton Rouge High competed at the LSU Natatorium in the CCSL swim meet alongside 19 other schools on October 30. The girls team placed fourth with 144 points, while St. Joseph’s Academy placed first with a score of 441 . The...

Lady Bulldogs finish season in playoffs

Darla Shaler, Sports Editor

November 30, 2016

The Bulldog volleyball team, after a season of ups and downs, qualified for playoffs in late October. At the time of playoffs, the team was ranked 14th in the Division I power rankings according to LHSAA with 25 wins and 17 losses. The...

BRYC is a positive organization for BRHS students

Jasmine Mungai, Features Editor

November 30, 2016

Every week in downtown Baton Rouge, students from surrounding high schools weekly attend an organization called BRYC. BRYC stands for the Baton Rouge Youth Coalition which focuses on preparing high-achieving under-resourced high...

Campaign begins to promote school alma mater

Taylor Washington, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

There are many ways BRHS students show their spirit. Fall fair, spirit day, and spirit week are a few. But how many students thoroughly know the words to the alma mater by heart? Often school alma maters fall by the wayside because...

BRHS soccer team has diverse backgrounds

Revathi Menon, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

BRHS is known for its diverse population, and this is reflected on the boys’ soccer teams. Varsity player and senior Logan Bueche is a third generation citizen. Even though Bueche’s grandparents grew up in India, Bueche only...

Head-on-collision totals student’s car

Halli Lyle, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

On October 15, BRHS student Alex Slataper was in a head-on collision. She was with her childhood friend Jordan who was visiting from Tyler, Texas, on the way to tailgate at LSU. Her friend didn’t suffer any major injuries,...

Admissions director releases demographic data

Alecia Hodges, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Bridgette Fortenberry, Baton Rouge High’s Magnet Site Coordinator, has released the demographic information for the 2016-2017 school year. The Baton Rouge High student population is 66% female and 33% male, with 1472 students...

McCann tackles two high schools

Maleah Keller, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

One person having the role as a principal at more than one school happens very seldom, but Nanette McCann has been a double principal at and BRHS and Lee High school for two years. She was appointed to the jobs by the former East...

9 seniors achieve National Merit recognition

Rachel Pitcher, Online Editor

October 20, 2016

Nine BRHS students have been announced semifinalists for the 2016-17 National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Semifinalists in the NMSC are chosen based on high scores in the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying...

Talented Drama class draws sellout crowd for first play

Kaitlyn McCaskill, Fine Arts Editor

October 20, 2016

Blithe Spirit is a comical, yet spooky, play that was performed by the Talented Drama class on October 1. Set in the 1960s, the play opens as Ruth (Madison Henderson) and Charles (Mitchel Boyle), who have been married for five...

BRHS students found movement, hope to combat racism

Jasmine Mungai, Features Editor

October 20, 2016

Summer of 2016 was a memorable year for Baton Rouge. Along with the many shootings in America, the death of Alton Sterling, on Tuesday, July 5, stirred the youth of Baton Rouge. In response, The Wave formed. Established by...