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Anslee McManus

Anslee McManus, Senior Reporter

Hi! I’m Anslee. This is my first year in Golden Graffiti as a senior at BHS. In my free time, I like listening to music and lifting at the gym. After high school I plan on going to college and majoring in psychology, minoring in ELA.

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HOSA State qualifiers Victoria Chaney (left) and Addison Cook (right). Tavares Murphy not pictured.

HOSA State Leadership Qualifiers

January 30, 2023

Three HOSA students qualified for the HOSA State Leadership Conference that is being held on March 2-4 in Atlanta, GA. Addison Cook qualified for Veterinary Medicine, Victoria Chaney qualified for Nursing...

Charleigh Bramlett in the cockpit of a Cessna aircraft. (photo from Charleigh Bramlett)

A Flying Success

January 19, 2023

Last week, Junior Charleigh Bramlett was selected for the Aim High Flight Academy scholarship. Being one of the 134 students chosen across the nation for this scholarship, she shows promise in the air....

BHS staff and their tacky Christmas sweaters (photo from Purango)

Tacky Sweater Day at BHS

December 15, 2022

On December 14, 2022, BHS staff and students showed up in their tackiest Christmas sweaters. From vibrant red and green to the faces of fellow staff, these sweaters were indeed gaudy.

The FFA crew on their float. (photo by FFA)

Christmas Parade Palooza

December 14, 2022

On December 8, 2022, the night was brightened by music and lights as over a hundred dazzling floats cruised through the streets of downtown Bainbridge. Among the many floats was the Career and Technical...

The Wrestling Bearcats (photo from Purango)

Bearcats Place 4th at the Cam Brown Classics

December 7, 2022

On December 3, the Wrestling Bearcats traveled to Tallahassee, FL to compete in the 5th Annual Cam Brown Classics at Florida State High School. Out of 10 teams, the Bearcats placed fourth overall. In weight...

The Bearcat wrestling team (photo from thepostsearchlight.com)

Wrestling Season Starts in Waycross

November 28, 2022

On November 13, 2022, the Bearcat wrestling team set out to Waycross to start their season in the “Swamp Duals”, hosted by Ware County. The team wasn’t fully formed at this time, yet they still saw...

Carson Lynn and his prized Yorkshire pig. (photo by FFA)

FFA Goes to Louisville, KY

November 16, 2022

On November 5, 2022, Carson Lynn attended the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, KY. Lynn was named Grand Champion Yorkshire Breeding Gilt Overall. During the final drive...

Bearcat Buddies (photo by Tonya Welch)

Bearcat Buddies at Jones Wheat

November 11, 2022

Since October 25, Early Childhood Education (ECE) III students have been leaving campus to intern at Jones Wheat Primary School. Eighteen of our own students are working one-on-one with Pre-K, Kindergarten,...

The Lady Cats (photo from bearcatathletics.com)

The Lady Cats’ Final Roar

October 28, 2022

Throughout October 18 - October 19, 2022, Bainbridge Varsity Softball played 4 neutral playoff games against Howard, Whitewater, Burke County, and Whitewater a second time. Bainbridge started off strong...

Malcolm Spann, Charleigh Bramlett, and Brett Pope (from left to right)

BHS Goes Flying

October 28, 2022

On October 15, 2022, 3 JROTC cadets had the pleasure of flying in a Cessna aircraft. The cadets received 3 hours of practice in the plane in which they learned how to plot a flight path, file a flight...

Southern Regional Technical College campus. (photo from dandb.com)

Open House Operation

October 28, 2022

On October 27, 2022, ABAC and SRTC officials came to BHS to represent themselves in the BHS Cafeteria for the Dual Enrollment open house. Mrs. Landy opened with a presentation on dual enrollment benefits,...

Coach Roy Matthews, Shane Dill, Bowynn Brown, and Principal Merritt. (from left to right)

Bass Cats Show Their Brass

October 26, 2022

On October 13, 2022, senior Shane Dill and alumnus Bowynn Brown presented their GSHA Bass Fishing State Championship rings at the Decatur County Board of Education meeting. A total of 58 schools and 129...

SMSgt Scott Morehouse and Principal Merritt (left), Principal Merritt and Mr. Roosevelt Kirkland (right)

Star Teachers and Busy B’s

October 25, 2022

Bainbridge High School is proud to announce the September Teacher of the Month, SMSgt Scott Morehouse. SMSgt Morehouse has more than proved his worthiness of the title, showing excellence in and out of...

(photo by Gustavo Fring)

Fighting the Flu at BHS

October 24, 2022

On October 11, 2022, students filed into the recreational room of the BHS gymnasium for their flu shots. The Decatur County Health Department came to BHS to distribute free flu shots for which students...

Lady Cats talking with their coach, Rex Wade (photo from bearcatathletics.com)

Bainbridge Mops the Floor with Thomasville

October 24, 2022

On October 10, 2022, the Lady Cats hit the field again with a 10-1 victory over Thomasville. Haylee Nix, Kristen Bennett, Wilkinson, Annalisa Nix, and Brenna Conley all collected 16 total hits for Bainbridge,...

Brianna Henry

Senior Spotlight Brianna Henry

October 24, 2022

Name: Brianna Henry Sport: Color Guard Position: Captain Accomplishments: Obtained a score of 94 at Rehobeth Band Festival  Future Goals: Attend FSU for physical therapy and move to a big...

Annalisa Nix pitching.

Senior Spotlight Annalisa Nix

October 24, 2022

Name: Annalisa Nix Sport: Softball Position: 1st and 3rd base Accomplishments: Had multiple wins this season and made improvements  Future Goals: Plans to go to college to be a vet or softball...

Softball

Bainbridge Strikes Again

October 7, 2022

On October 4, 2022, the Lady Cats played against Shaw High School and pummeled them in a game of 17-0. Brenna Conley threw a perfect game in Game 2, she struck out 7 out of the 9 batters faced. The Lady...

Laws of Life

Decatur Gets Dexterous

September 23, 2022

On September 16, two of last year’s Laws of Life winners, Sanaa Hines and Holten Dollar, read their winning essays at the 2022 Teacher & Rotarian Workshop Luncheon at Green Island Country Club in...

Softball

The Lady Cats Crush Seminole County

September 22, 2022

On September 20, Bainbridge lit up the field again, defeating Seminole County 12-0. With a total of 14 in-game hits and no errors whatsoever, Bainbridge continued their winning streak. Brenna Conley earned...

Softball

Another Win for the Lady Cats

September 15, 2022

On September 13, 2022, Bainbridge Lady Cats upheld their electric winning streak in a 19-0 game against Westover. Bainbridge tallied seven runs in the fourth inning. Contributing to the big inning were...

FCCLA

Let’s Taco ‘Bout FCCLA

September 15, 2022

FCCLA kicked off with their first meeting on September 14, 2022, discussing a number of topics including the Fall Rally, Syrup Sop, CTAE Month, FCCLA Week, and other upcoming events. We’re looking forward...

BHS Softball

Lady Cats Knock the Competition Out of the Park

September 9, 2022

On September 6, 2022, Bainbridge Lady Cats played against the Hardaway Lady Hawks and won with a striking 22-0.  Conley, Wilkinson, Miller, and Holley each had multi-hit games. Dollar, Henry, Nix,...

Lady Cats

Bainbridge Lady Cats Bring Home the Bacon

September 6, 2022

On August 31, 2022, the Lady Cats brought home their first win in a 9-0 victory against Shaw. Lady Cat Brenna Conley was a powerhouse on the field, throwing a no-hitter that rocketed them past Shaw. Bainbridge...

senior class meeting 2022

A Fresh Start

August 26, 2022

During the second week of school, Principal Christopher Merritt, the administrators, and counselors hosted class meetings for each grade. Each grade met in the BHS cafeteria and talked about different...

A Loss for the Lady Cats

A Loss for the Lady Cats

August 18, 2022

After the Lady Cats’ supposed first game against Pelham was rained out, they suffered their first loss of 10-5 against Colquitt county on Tuesday, August 16th. The Lady Cats collected multiple hits from...

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