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.  

Produced by a staff of 39 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 seven 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, follow this link.  Want to use a credit card?  Follow this link.

Our Mission Statement (written by the 2020-21 staff):

The Bellaire High School Three Penny Press will provide consistent, high quality and interesting multimedia cov erage, 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.


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

We are located in Room 340 of at Bellaire High School, 5100 Maple, Houston, TX 77401. 

Follow us on INSTAGRAM @threepennypress.

2020-21  THREE PENNY PRESS editors-in-chief:  David Bournat, Mizuki Kai

2020-21  THREE PENNY PRESS managing editors: Izabella Decerbo, Ryan Lu

Adviser: Lillian Harris – [email protected]


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 2021-22 staff will be available in February of 2021. 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 published 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.

The student news site of Bellaire High School
About Us