The Spearhead

Kicking into the new season

Haily Cook, Reporter

January 6, 2020

As the Girls Soccer team is getting ready for the upcoming season in the Spring, they are currently warming up with pre-season workouts. They train 3 days a week in the off season, Monday is upperclassmen lead ball skills. Wednesday, is cardio based, circuits and agility work. Thursday is a low impact ...

A New Future

Haily Cook, Reporter

January 6, 2020

There is something exciting coming to Columbia Public Schools next year, there will be a program where high school students can attend college. Moberly Area Community College (MACC),  is partnering with Columbia Public Schools (CPS) to give high school students the chance to earn their associates degree...

Snow Day Finals Fiasco

Haily Cook, Reporter

December 18, 2019

It’s been a chilly two days, and a huge snow storm has hit just in time for finals week. On Sunday night a snow storm came in to Columbia, causing Columbia Public Schools (CPS) to cancel school, the snowstorm continued Monday causing CPS to cancel school on Tuesday as well. For students this caused ...

Friendsgiving Foods

Haily Cook, Reporter

November 25, 2019

Friendsgiving is a time for you and your friends to come together and enjoy a meal together, and have a Thanksgiving of your own. If you are looking to throw a friendsgiving here are the top 5 foods. Turkey or ham: It’s not Thanksgiving without these two foods! They allow for a group of friends to...

ACT Your Way To Success

Haily Cook, Reporter

October 28, 2019

For decades, the American College Testing (ACT) is a standardized test used for college admissions. However, in recent months there has been a growing debate about whether the ACT is an accurate reflection of a student’s ability to perform well in college, along with whether a student should take t...

Girls golf 2019

Haily Cook, Reporter

October 17, 2019

The Battle Spartans girls golf team has had a great season so far, with a few more matches to play and districts coming up. Junior Alissa Simmons, has been playing golf for Battle since her freshmen year. Alissa says, “So far this season has been great, I’ve hit some of my best shots this seas...

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