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Wellness Week

Wellness Week activities
A week to be mindful
December 18, 2020

The global pandemic and the challenges of virtual school have been hard on everyone this year. To help alleviate some stress and anxiety, the Student Council is having a wellness week to help support anyone...

Thanksgiving during Global Pandemic

How covid-19 had an effect on the holidays
November 30, 2020

As the whole world faces rough times during a global pandemic, with at least 13 million confirmed covid cases in the US alone, Thanksgiving still goes on. Whether you celebrate it alone, with family, friends,...

Virtual Run

Virtual Run
Making a difference in someone else's life
November 14, 2020

On your marks, get set, go! Making a Difference One Step at a Time is hosting a virtual run on November 14th, an all day event to raise money for Dance Ability, an organization that allows people with...

Competing for the win

Art students compete at Columbia College
February 21, 2020

As the second semester starts, the Visual Arts department is competing at the annual Columbia College High School Art Competition this February. The shows will run from Feb. 3 to Feb.15. The competition...

Black History Month Celebration

Black History Month Celebration
Students reflect on their past and look forward to their future
February 21, 2020

Battle High School Minority Achievement Committee (MAC) Scholars and Black History Planning Committee will host an afternoon celebration in recognition of Black History Month, Feb. 27. The afternoon celebration,...

Coats For All

Spartan Closet gives coats for students in need
February 21, 2020

When Battle opened, Dana Harris, counselor, created a “closet” where students could receive free coats, pants, food, shoes, and more. The program started out smaller than it is today, mainly to see...

Take a coat

Take a coat; give a coat
December 13, 2019

Need a coat, take a coat, have a coat, give a coat. The school is providing free coats of all sizes for students and staff members in need of a coat, the coats are outside of the counseling office. For...

She Kills Monsters

Girl Vs. Monster
December 13, 2019

The spring play, She Kills Monsters, will include Dungeons and Dragons, wicked battles, (and wicked dance battles), and a whole lot of girl power.  The play follows a young girl named Agnes, who lost...

Netflix and Nickelodeon deal

deal between Netflix and Nickelodeon brings exciting new shows
December 13, 2019

As the streaming wars continue, Netflix and Nickelodeon announce a multi-year deal to produce original animated content based on the Nickelodeon library and new characters after the launch of Disney+.  The...

Christmas foods around the world

A little taste of the world
December 13, 2019

There are many ways to celebrate Christmas, and caters a wide variety of foods during the holidays as well.  Your traditional ham, turkey, mashed potatoes, and gingerbread cookies, definitely aren’t...

Hispanic Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving with some spice
December 13, 2019

Latinos have their own Thanksgiving tradition; however, it’s not typically celebrated the same way as a standard American family. Latinos often celebrate with tons of flavourful dishes, pastries, huge...

AP Drawing Perspective Art

Students put their eyes on the art
December 2, 2019

Drawing up a storm, AP Studio Drawing is working on perspective drawings of our school and experimenting with the use of charcoal.  Students work on rendering of form, light, shade, and the illusion...

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