The Spearhead

How much time do students spend on tik tok?

Kalea Baker, Reporter

February 21, 2020

TikTok became popular towards the end of 2019 and has stayed popular into 2020. Many high school students spend a large amount of time on this app and they describe it as being addictive.  The app has a lot of features that are appealing to teens. For example, users can watch videos that other peo...

Preparing for finals week: Study strategies

Kalea Baker, Reporter

December 10, 2019

Finals are right around the corner and many students are looking for ways to begin preparing for finals to finish out this semester strong. Here is a list of strategies that students may use to  prepare for finals: Start early  When you start early you can study small amounts of material at a time and add a littl...

Christmas cheer does exist

Kalea Baker, Reporter

December 10, 2019

It’s that time of year when people begin preparing and decorating their house for the holiday season. There have been many studies that show the benefits of decorating your house. One major benefit is that it improves your overall mood.  According to Business Insider, “People who decorate the outsid...

Redlining in school districts

Kalea Baker, Reporter

December 10, 2019

Redlining has been around since the late 1930’s and still continues to affect students in  school districts today. Redlining is similar to gerrymandering because they both consist of drawing lines to benefit a group of people. Redlining is the act of fencing off where banks would avoid investments d...

A new outlook

A new outlook

Kalea Baker, Reporter

October 28, 2019

The girls tennis team began the 2019 season by welcoming the new head coach Paige Smith. Coach Smith brings experience, positive attitude and many new strategies that have benefited the tennis team over this past season.   This is Smith's first year of coaching but she has had a ton of experience ...

2019 Activities fair

Kalea Baker, Reporter

October 17, 2019

Students previewed extra-curricular activities that are offered at Battle during the Activities Fair that took place on September 11. The activities fair allows representatives from clubs and other activities to give information about their club to spark interest in students who are looking to be a...

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