The Spearhead

AVID takes on MIZZOU

Ema Higgins, Reporter

May 1, 2019

On April 26, sophomores got to visit the University of Missouri with the Bridge Mentorship group. Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is an academic elective class offered for middle and high school students in Columbia Public Schools. In AVID, students get to expand their education skill...

Baseball Workouts

Ema Higgins, Reporter

April 22, 2019

Each high school sport has a few months during the year that they play in, but the baseball team never stops working. Baseball is a spring sport but their workouts started in September. Battle has a lot of baseball players which play on three different teams that are varsity, junior varsity, and th...

Tea Party

Ema Higgins, Reporter

January 7, 2019

Before the Beauty and the Beast Saturday show, toddlers and elementary aged children got to meet the cast face to face. Boys and girls had the opportunity to come to a tea party with Belle and the characters from the castle such as Mrs. Potts, Lumiere, and Cogsworth. They ate cookies and drank lemonade ...

Nic Stone Returns

Ema Higgins, Reporter

January 7, 2019

Recently, Nic Stone visited to talk about her new book Odd One Out, and her first book Dear Martin. Stone met with some students in the morning for the book club and a Kahoot about her book. During the day she was introduced by some fellow students for an assembly and Q&A about her and her books...

Winter Wonderland

Ema Higgins, Reporter

January 7, 2019

Many high school students go home right after school, but few are here late every night. Those students occupy themselves with extra curricular activities like sports and different clubs. But on December 6th, some stayed to sing. The winter choir performance showcased Battles vocal arts students sin...

Spooky Mix

Ema Higgins, Reporter

November 19, 2018

If you love fall, this is a treat for you. Don’t eat boring chex mix all year long, eat spooky mix. Spooky mix is basically a mix of treats that remind me of fall.   Ingredients: 1 cup of candy corn 2 cups of corn chex cereal 1 cup of life cereal cinnamon 1 cup of sweet chocolate chips 1 ...

Ag Day

Ema Higgins, Reporter

October 31, 2018

On October 2nd, FFA held its annual Agriculture Day where students and faculty can go and learn about the many aspects of agriculture and FFA. Many students were able to help talk about animals, make butter, express how to weld and many more, while others got the opportunity to experience everythin...

Homecoming Dance

Homecoming king and queen at the homecoming dance

Ema Higgins, Reporter

October 9, 2018

This year Battle High School’s homecoming was on September 22nd. The theme was back to the 80’s and it was Battle’s 6th annual homecoming.   Sophomore Sierra Tripp has attended homecoming her freshman year, however this year marking her favorite of the two. “The best part of homecom...

School Safety

Ema Higgins, Reporter

September 27, 2018

A few weeks ago there was a threat on social media made to Brunswick High School in Georgia. This raised concern for Battle High School, because the threat was made to “BHS” and some people thought that it was about Battle. Although it was not a threat to Battle High School, it brought up a lot of ...

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