The Spearhead

Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Marazul Bullard, Reporter

February 4, 2020

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and love is filling the air. Around this time, students feel pressure to give their significant other a gift for this holiday. Here are a few gift ideas for the ones you care for: Flowers - a classic demonstration to show you care. Just make sure they aren’t allergic first...

Eating Disorders Among Teens

Marazul Bullard, Reporter

February 4, 2020

To most people, eating a full meal seems like a simple, everyday function that can easily be done at least three times a day. However, 60 percent of the teenage population say eating is a sickening chore that brings much burden, according to The National Eating Disorders Association. Unfortunately, thi...

TOP Club

Marazul Bullard, Reporter

January 6, 2020

Battle offers an immense amount of extracurriculars for students including a wide variety of clubs. One of these many clubs is the Teen Outreach Program (TOP).  A group of adults from the Boone County Health Department teach teens how to deal with situations in everyday life such as communication skil...

Choir Holiday Taping

Marazul Bullard, Reporter

January 6, 2020

‘Tis the season!  December is finally here and choir is celebrating in their own unique way. Each year, Thomas Hercules, choir teacher, and his students partake in the holiday choir taping; an event where choir students from high schools and middle schools from across mid-Missouri sing holiday songs...

Best holiday music to listen to this season

Marazul Bullard, Reporter

December 10, 2019

December is finally here, and it couldn’t come soon enough. The holidays tend to bring lots of joy and get people into the celebrating spirit. There are many ways to get into the Christmas mood, but one popular way is by listening to famous Christmas tunes. Here are the most popular Christmas song...

December Horoscope

Marazul Bullard, Reporter

December 10, 2019

Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) - This is your month to get things back on track, try focusing more on your goals and what you want out of your career, relationships, and/or school life.   Aquarius (Jan. 21- Feb. 19) - Take this time to surround yourself with your loved ones since you may have...

The benefits of taking an acting class

Marazul Bullard, Reporter

October 17, 2019

Students can be found in the performing arts center (PAC) practicing different scripts and improv skills. Acting class, a class open to all grade levels, offers students a wide variety of benefits along with opportunities to learn the skills of acting.  William Palmer, teacher, believes acting can...

There’s no place like homecoming

Taryn Criblez, Brihana Black, Kayli Lightner, and Emily Nowack laughing and enjoying the homecoming dance.

Marazul Bullard, Reporter

October 17, 2019

Students of all grades could be found in the commons dancing, singing, making funny faces in the photo booth, and having a good time with friends. Most school activities don’t consist of such enjoyment but this wasn’t an ordinary day at school. It was the night of the homecoming dance.  Stud...

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