General Topics (can be done any time)
Use the following links
Year Round Topics:
- Taking a “Gap Year” before college
- Lead in the water
- Survey on sleep along with article.
- Day of silence
- POSSE scholarships
- Final student decisions about college
- How many kids staying for 9th grade?
- Career Day
- Game Night
- Mardis Gras
- New SAT
- Pick a debate topic for the newspaper, ex. School uniforms, should community service be mandatory.
- Posse scholarships
- 7th Grade Trip Ice Skating
- Girls Basketball Playoffs, end of season wrap up
- Boys basketball end of season wrap up
- Survey and story around frequency of caffeine use among students
- Open House for students in 7th and 8th grade along with two 9th grade open houses
- Survey kids who have left and how they feel about their decision
- New gym space.
- Lily B 17 has done some interesting international summer volunteering stuff
- Emily C 17 just did an interesting summer trip to China
- New CAS requirements in the IB program
- Post some of the better scratch animations the 7th grade students have made, maybe something about the projects they work on in technology
- Muslim girls wearing a hijab in bsge and nyc. The new york times did an interesting article on the subject about middle schools. it would be cool if someone could do a similar story here at BSGE. The link below is the article.
- Upcoming IB exams. what do seniors have to go through?
- What did people do over their April vacations?
- The Buzz
- The BSGE school environment survey results along with the School progress reports. Links below.
- Stories about the boys and girls basketball teams
- Maybe ask parents or teachers to write about something to include more members of the school community.
- Collect letters to the editor.
- Book reviews? Try to have one every month? Maybe have some space in the library with “BACC Rag recommends” We used to have this in the past.
- Cyber bullying. What is it? What are kids’ experiences with it? What are common forms? What to do? What is the school’s role? What should it be?
- Film club final product.
- Survey 10th grade students about personal projects
- Survey 12th graders about the college process
- a list of 12th graders and the colleges they plan to attend
- Advice from 12th graders about college applications
- A list of useful college websites with a basic overview of them and their usefulness
- Put a funny picture in our paper and have a caption contest where people submit ideas on our website.
- Interview former bsge students in college who have done study abroad programs about their experiences
- interview former bsge students who were in the Posse program about their experiences
- Ask teachers or parents to publish stuff
- College decisions and factors affecting the process
- Productive summer programs
- BSGE students who are internet famous – Interview w/ Katie or Annie Donohue and their internet fame from One Direction relation
- Artwork of the Month
- Interview w/ an Alumni
Kids to interview who do interesting/competitive things outside of school
Teacher/Staff member of the Month (Not interviewed yet)
- Julia Noboa
- Darnell Murray Jr.
- Peter Wilson