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Junior Yanke Wang said he hopes to spur lawmakers into action with his sign, “Repeal DC vs. Heller.” This landmark case ruled that an individual had the right to possess private firearms under the second amendment and is the basis for the loosely regulated gun laws in the US.
[NEWS BRIEF] “Anybody could be the next victim,” students create posters to demand action against gun violence
Helen Citino and Jason Deng May 31, 2022
[NEWS BRIEF] “Bellaire’s Got Talent” returns to the big stage after two year hiatus
[NEWS BRIEF] “Bellaire’s Got Talent” returns to the big stage after two year hiatus
Karis Chen and Lydia Tong May 31, 2022
Vice President and senior Heather Gan takes a bow after the completion of the concert. Gan, the violin section leader, led the violins in their performance of Encanto, Cello Concerto Mvt. 1 & 2 and The Magical World of Pixar.
[NEWS BRIEF] Orchestra dazzles at its final concert, “A Night at the Movies”
Karis Chen and Lydia Tong May 29, 2022
A student displays her handmade sign supporting McDonoughs reinstatement. Senior Nick Palma said he believes this protest will help bring Mr. McDonough back. “I feel like a walkout is something needed for the unneeded replacement of Mr McDonough,” Palma said.
Students hold walk out in protest of principal Michael McDonough's reassignment
Sonya Kulkarni, Editor-in-Chief • May 27, 2022
Three Penny Press advisor Lillian Harris passes out Quill and Scroll pins and certificates to the inductees. Junior Sara Wolf is among the 17 TPP members being inducted.
[NEWS BRIEF] Journalism organizations inducted into international honor society
Karis Chen, News Editor • May 21, 2022
The Jazz Ensemble starts off their section performance by playing Mii Shop Theme. Sophomore Koen Plank plays the trombone while junior Owen Bell plays the tenor saxophone.
[NEWS BRIEF] Mighty Cardinal Band presents their end-of-year Spring Concert
Rilina Tran, Reporter • May 17, 2022
Senior Javier Diaz plays the character Jake and argues with Junior Gwineth Cervantes who plays Jenny. The scene ends with Cervantes throwing water at Diaz as the crowd cheers. Cervantes stormed off towards the exit and said, “You’ve truly been the problem all along.”
[NEWS BRIEF] Red Bird Production presents new 'Brown Bag' tradition
Rilina Tran, Reporter • May 9, 2022
The 23 seniors perform their senior dance “Time of our Life.” Colonel Bella Mansfield leaps forward as Cadet Bra’una Hill, Vice President Caroline Cole, Cadet Madison Eiland, Historian Paris Joubert and varsity Marie Garcia strike a pose.
[NEWS BRIEF] Belles host final show, "Sweet Dreams"
Ian Kuzola and Rilina Tran May 9, 2022
(From left) Debbie Campbell and Principal Michael McDonough smile as Campbell is rewarded the 2015 employee of the month for HISD. 

“Debbie Campbell is that perfect team member who is always striving to make each family’s experience with Bellaire a powerful one,” McDonough said.
[NEWS BRIEF] Principal Michael McDonough temporarily reassigned
Ariana Castañeda and Sonya Kulkarni May 5, 2022
Officers in Red Bird Productions judge the auditioning acts. Students auditioned during Cardinal Hour and afterschool on April 25 and 26.
‘Bellaire does have talent, for sure’
Irene Zheng, Reporter • May 4, 2022
AP World History teacher Jennifer Kuhleman carefully examines a jar of sea salt body scrub. Kuhleman ended up purchasing multiple scrubs and even promoted Cardinal Craft Clubs products to other friends and teachers.
Cardinal Crafts Club makes sugar scrubs, donates profits to Ukrainian family in need
Sophia Li, Reporter • May 4, 2022
Senior Rafael Gomez studies for AP Human Geography, the test being on May 5th. AP increases your chance of getting into better schools, and if you care about that, then you should care about taking AP classes.
Students kick into overdrive to perform well on fast-approaching AP exams
Johanna Wen, Reporter • May 2, 2022

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