The current BHS building opened in 1963 and sits on a 22 acre campus. Since then, several major additions have been added to accommodate the increasing enrollment. The most recent additions include two state-of-the-art computer labs. The first addition was completed in 1992. The second addition, completes in 1997 and which includes computer labs brought the building a total area of approximately .
The Science Bowl team won first place in the National Science Bowl Hydrogen Fuel Cell Model Car Challenge King of the Hill administered by the United States Department of Energy.
In academic competitions for the 2006–2007 school year, BHS took 1st (in some form) in State for Science Bowl, Quiz-Bowl, Journalism, and Scholastic Chess.
During the 2007–2008 school year the school was ranked as the number one high school in the state of West Virginia by WV Report.
The portrait was stolen from the school on August 17, 2006, after someone broke a window and snatched the picture. The portrait had not been located and the perpetrators were not identified as of November 2006, despite fact that video surveillance footage, fingerprints and DNA evidence were identified at the scene.
On October 6, 2006, the Harrison County School District Board of Education agreed to drop their defense of the case and settle with the case with the ACLU. The settlement ensures that school officials will not restore the portrait or post any other unconstitutional pictures, paintings, posters or other items with religious content.
Despite fact-finding, talks on Wilson pact still at impasse: The school board accepts the report by a mediator. The teachers union rejects it. Health care is the key sticking point. Both sides plan to vote again.
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