The student news site of Bellaire High School

Three Penny Press

The student news site of Bellaire High School

Three Penny Press

The student news site of Bellaire High School

Three Penny Press

About Us

Welcome to Bellaire High School’s student online news publication, Partnered with the student print full-color news magazine, Three Penny Press, we are the voice of Bellaire High School, located in Bellaire, Texas. Follow us on Instagram or Twitter @threepennypress.

Produced by a staff of 58 BHS student journalists, we strive to bring you news, features, photos, videos and opinions that tell the fair, accurate and objective story of Bellaire High School. Our staff reserves more in-depth news, features, editorials and entertainment for the print news magazine, Three Penny Press.

Three Penny Press publishes up to four full-color news magazines a year. Both the online and print edition of TPP are supported solely through advertising, subscriptions and sponsorships. Subscriptions to our print magazine for students are $10 a year. Mail subscriptions are $25. To subscribe to the print edition, email ThreePennyPress@gmail for more info. 


The Bellaire High School Three Penny Press will provide consistent, high quality and interesting multimedia coverage, online and in print, for the Bellaire community. Through teamwork and enthusiasm fueled by dedication and passion, our staff will create a collaborative, positive atmosphere that fosters growth and encourages a fun, welcoming environment. We are committed to delivering and upholding truthful, accurate, fair and objective coverage that reflects and documents the rich history and diversity of our community.


Editors-in-Chief: Karis Chen and Lydia Tong

Managing Editors: Ariana Castañeda and Jason Deng

Online Editors: Emma Xiao and Irene Zheng

Print Editors: Audrey Han and Sophia Li

Content Editor: Smruthi Garlapati

Assignments Editor: Haset Mekuria

Adviser: Lillian Harris – [email protected]


To advertise in our print edition of Three Penny Press, please email adviser Lillian Harris at [email protected]

We are located in Room 1306 of at Bellaire High School, 5100 Maple, Houston, TX 77401. 


Know of a student or teacher who we should feature in our next print edition? Know about an interesting event we should cover? Email your story ideas, suggestions and comments  to [email protected].


Applications for the 2024-25 staff will be available in the spring! Check the Apply tab.

We are looking for curious, ambitious, hard working students who want to learn more about the world of multimedia journalism and earn leadership positions as editors. Three Penny Press reporters will be exposed to every area of journalism. Come join us where you can make a difference in your life and the lives of others by telling stories that need to be told and writing about things that matter. Become a published author in the Three Penny Press and make your mark at Bellaire High School. Learn how you can travel and compete in state and national student journalism competitions, earn membership into the Quill and Scroll, the international high school journalism honor society, and be a part of the voice of Bellaire High School.