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Lisa Barry new principal at Bell Middle/High School

Lisa Barry is the new head principal at Bell Middle/High School. Barry has a long career with the Gilchist County School District. She started at Trenton Elementary and later moved to Bell Elementary as an ESE teacher in a self contained classroom. She then moved to the high school where she worked as a guidance counselor. In 2010 she became ... Full Story »

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Phase 1 of Trenton Middle/High School Special Facilities Project

By Janet Bradley A large crowd gathered on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 to mark the beginning of construction on Phase 1 of the Trenton Middle/High School Special Facilities Project. School personnel, community members, and invited guests celebrated the official groundbreaking of Phase 1, which will include a cafetorium to serve Trenton Middle/High School as well as the community. The cafetorium ... Full Story »

Bell High Class of 2019 Graduates

Smiling parents filled the seating on the high school football field Thursday evening, May 23, to proudly watch their children graduate. This year Bell High School graduated eighty-three seniors. During the Commencement Ceremony Vanessa Merle, the class Vice President, welcomed those attending the special event saying, “Thank you, we will never forget the school that shaped us into the people ... Full Story »

2019 Trenton High Seniors Graduate

On Friday evening, May 24, eighty Trenton High School seniors walked onto the football field to Pomp and Circumstance played by the THS Band. 2019 senior Lauren Roberts lead the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States. Senior Grace Guthrie welcomed guests to the graduating ceremony. Guthrie said, “Our class has been a winner.” Referring to the ... Full Story »

Esther’s School coming to Bell in the Fall

Dr. Esther Berry will be opening a Christian school in Bell at the former Kathy’s All Things Day Care building. Dr. Berry is currently taking applications for students to start attending Esther’s School in the fall. The school will include kindergarten though high school. All children will be welcome at the school with a special emphasis on children with special ... Full Story »

Walls Twins sign with Adrian College in Michigan

Friday, April 12th was an exciting day at Bell High School. Three Bulldog seniors signed letters of intent to play football for Adrian College in Michigan. Gage Slayten signed his letter of intent and brothers Johnathan and Nicolas Walls also signed their letters of intent to play for Adrian. Irene Richardson, Johnathon Walls, Lisa Manning, Nicholas Walls and Karen Richardson. Full Story »

Slayton signs with Adrian College in Michigan

Friday, April 12th was an exciting day at Bell High School. Three Bulldog seniors signed letters of intent to play football for Adrian College in Michigan. Gage Slayten signed his letter of intent and brothers Johnathan and Nicolas Walls also signed their letters of intent to play for Adrian. Ayden Slayton, James Slayton, Gage Slayton, Megan Slayton, Sasha Slayton and ... Full Story »

Lauren Roberts selected to run for Area 2 FFA Vice President

By Cindy Jo Ayers Lauren Roberts could just be the next Area Two State FFA Vice President. Last week Lauren Roberts and Makenzie Smith spent Monday and Tuesday in Haines City participating in a very intense screening hoping for a spot on the State FFA Officer team. Roberts and Smith have been preparing for the screening since the beginning of ... Full Story »

Spears signs with Warner

On Friday, April 12, Colton Spears signed his letter of intent to play football at Warner University in Lake Wales, Florida. Pictured, left to right are Brandi Olsen Harris, Colton Spears, JJ Spears and Elliot Spears. Three other Bell High seniors also signed on April 12. Their photos will be printed in an upcoming edition of the Gilchrist County Journal. Full Story »