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Bell Homecoming King and Queen crowned

Bell High School’s 2015 Homecoming, “Homecoming Time Machine!” was a huge success.  Students, faculty, and the community enjoyed the festivities and excitement that Homecoming brings to Bell High School every year. Students and teachers  went back in time to celebrate homecoming during their spirit days at BHS, starting with “Mammoth Monday” where prehistoric attire was the fashion. “Toga Tuesday” had ... Full Story »

Bell celebrates Homecoming

It’s been a week of revelry at Bell Middle/High School as the Bulldogs celebrate Homecoming. This year’s theme is “Homecoming Time Machine 2015!” The student body is remembering Bulldogs of years past, present and future while celebrating Bulldog pride with theme days throughout the week. Full Story »

Homecoming festivities kick-off next week at BHS

It’s that time of year again! Bell Middle/High School Homecoming is here and it’s going to be more exciting than ever! This year’s theme is “Homecoming Time Machine 2015!”. We will be remembering Bulldogs of years past, present, and future as we celebrate our Bulldog Pride with different themes throughout the week. Spirit week will be as follows: Full Story »

Welcome back JROTC Cadets

Students have returned back to school. I can already tell that this is going to be an exciting school year. This year’s 36 LET 1’s (new cadets) look pretty good so far, and I think this group will be one of the best ones yet. Team events to include Raiders, Color Guard, Drill Team, and Rifle Team are starting next ... Full Story »

Back to School

With big smiles, and a few tears in the PreK classrooms, Gilchrist County students went back to school on Monday, Aug. 17 for the 2015-16 school year. Superintendent Robert Rankin reported that it was a smooth first day of school for students and faculty at Bell and Trenton schools. At press time, there were 2,658 students enrolled in Gilchrist County ... Full Story »

Quincey visits France with Rotary Youth Exchange program

While many local teenagers spent their summer working, or boating on the Suwannee River, 16-year-old Emily Quincey spent three weeks in France as part of the Rotary Youth Exchange program. “It was the trip of a lifetime,” Emily said. “I would recommend it to anyone.” After filling out an application through the Trenton Rotary Club, Emily was accepted into the ... Full Story »

Bell HOSA students earn top honors

Bell High School’s Health Occupation Students of America team earned top honors last month when it traveled to Anaheim, California to compete on a national level with 40 other HOSA teams at the organization’s national convention. The team of seven high school students and its advisor was recognized as one of the Top 10 teams in the nation. Full Story »

Bell FFA attends State FFA Convention

The Bell Jr. and Sr. FFA Chapters attended the 86th Annual State FFA Convention in Orlando this past week. Members from both FFA Chapters received many awards, attended many leadership workshops, along with supporting Brooks Parrish on his quest for the State President Office. Full Story »

Restoration work to begin on Trenton’s old gym

The Gilchrist County School Board voted to award the construction bid to Oelrich Construction, Inc. for the restoration of the Old Gym. The Old Gym, which was built in 1939, now sits at Trenton Elementary School after being relocated from the high school campus. The Old Gym was relocated over ten years ago to its current location. The bid amount ... Full Story »