STP Robotics Team is “Gung Ho” and Ready to Go!

By: Magdalene J. Hill, Class of 2019 The high school offers a lot of clubs, but something was missing…until now. St. Philip now offers Robotics to its students, who are eager and excited to be on the team. Why Robotics? Mrs. Groat and Ms. Halbert wanted to offer...

BCACS Basketball Roundup: Snow, cold, and wins

By: Abbie Lahr, Class of 2019 School started up with many positives on the court and off. This week’s BCACS Basketball Roundup will feature the top players of each game, a summary of what happened, and either overall averages or game totals for each player. Our...

The BCACS Difference? Family.

Next week is Catholic Schools Week. A couple of years ago I shared my perspective as a Battle Creek Area Catholic School parent. This year, I want to share my perspective as a writer. I started writing the BCACS Blog in addition to helping the school as a...

BCACS Basketball Roundup: Back to school and back to hoops

By: Abbie Lahr, Class of 2019 School started up with many positives on the court and off. The second semester just started up making this season special for seniors while time is closing in quickly. In this week’s BCACS Basketball Roundup, I have the top players of...

A lighter suitcase and a fuller heart

St. Philip High School senior Irene Hibbard has three sisters at home, and a few dozen more in La Ceja, Colombia. The Colombian “sisters”, however, are Catholic nuns. The Hibbard family’s relationship with the convent at La Ceja began when their oldest daughter...

BCACS Basketball Roundup: Christmas Edition

By: Abbie Lahr, Class of 2019 Was that a sleigh bell I hear? Oh, no it was just the whistle again. This week’s roundup will look a bit different. I will break down what happened in the games, the top players, and the new averages. Varsity Boys Basketball Our varsity...

A band according to plan

The Battle Creek Area Catholic Schools hired Laura Bandlow in 2007 to create a fifth through eighth-grade band program. Mrs. Bandlow, however, had another plan. “In my mind, it was never going to be just a middle school band,” Mrs. Bandlow said. She started the high...
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