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Iowa AEAs at risk with new bill
Iowa AEAs at risk with new bill
Kenz Morrison, Staff Writer/News Editor • February 5, 2024

After last year's introduction of vouchers for families to enroll their children in private schools, governor Kim Reynolds plans to change Iowa Area Education Agencies (AEAs).  In Reynolds’ Condition of the State address, she discussed Iowa AEAs as the next organization to examine. Currently, school...

Eviction notice letter pasted on front door of house
Evicted: tackling homelessness in the Quad Cities
Chaz Nomura, Staff Writer

On January 4, 2024, BHS staff and faculty attended a meeting before school to discuss homelessness in Scott County. Among the speakers was Edison...

In May 2023, Governor Reynolds signed several education bills into law. Perhaps the most controversial was SF 496, otherwise known as the Parental Rights Bill.
SF 496 causes frustration among BHS students
Chaz Nomura, Staff Writer

Weeks before classrooms across Iowa opened in 2023, some Iowa schools were asking parents' permission to use a child's nickname in class. Parents...

Blowout: The Bulldogs shake hands at the end of a 48-0 shutout of the West High Falcons.
Friday's Football Outlook
Editorial Staff

After a dominating game versus the Davenport West Falcons, the 2-0 Bulldogs look to add another win to their record and protect their #5 ranking....

Iowa AEAs at risk with new bill
Iowa AEAs at risk with new bill
Kenz Morrison, Staff Writer/News Editor • February 5, 2024

After last year's introduction of vouchers for families to enroll their children in private schools, governor Kim Reynolds plans to change Iowa Area Education Agencies (AEAs).  In Reynolds’ Condition of the State address, she discussed Iowa AEAs...

Leader of the pack: Quarterback Charlie Zimmermans experience at the helm has helped him lead the Bulldogs to a 3-0 start.
Bulldogs look to continue win streak
Editorial Staff September 15, 2023

It was another dominating performance by the Bulldogs last Friday versus Urbandale. The 48-10 route of the J-Hawks continued what is shaping up to be a season of redemption for the Dogs. The offense gained 423 yards through a balanced air and ground attack,...

Wakanda Forever doesnt live up to first, but delivers in spirit
"Wakanda Forever" doesn't live up to first, but delivers in spirit
Chaz Nomura, Staff Writer • November 22, 2022

Losing Chadwick Boseman seemed like a heavy blow to the Black Panther franchise. So making this movie at all just seemed like the wrong choice,...

Epilepsy, an often misunderstood condition
Epilepsy, an often misunderstood condition
Chaz Nomura, Staff Writer • November 11, 2022

Epilepsy is one of the most misunderstood neurological diseases and the fourth most common. November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month and...

Iowa schools need to stop using Native American mascots
Iowa schools need to stop using Native American mascots
Matthew Gardner, Staff Writer • April 18, 2023

On March 29, I attended a student council district conference at Oskaloosa High School in Oskaloosa, IA.  It was my first time visiting the...

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The best dressed from 2023s Met Gala
The best dressed from 2023's Met Gala
Hialeah Bever, Editor • May 17, 2023

*In no particular order   Jenna Ortega Anne Hathaway Doja Cat Yung Miami Diddy Stephanie Hsu Conan Gray Alton...

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The Growl: Print Edition, Oct. 26, 2023
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Lacey is a senior and this is her first year as a staff writer for The Growl. She is involved in FBLA and SELL crew. Her favorite subject is American literature and her favorite color is yellow. Lacey’s...

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