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Presko’s Last Semester

Dr. Presko will retire in 2020 after seven years as head principal of Battle. (Nathan Stever)

Nathan Stever, Reporter

February 21, 2020

Battle High School officially opened in 2013. For the past seven and a half school years, Kim  Presko has been at the helm as Battle’s first principal. This semester is her last semester, which will complete her eighth year as principal. She will be retiring at the end of this school year. Pre...

Astros Cheating Scandal

Nathan Stever, Reporter

December 10, 2019

The 2019 World Series ended over a month ago with the Washington Nationals winning for the first time in franchise history. In mid-November, accusations of the Houston Astros cheating in the 2017 World Series came out. The accusations were backed up by former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers, who spent three sea...

Hello 2020!

Nathan Stever, Reporter

December 10, 2019

The end of the decade is quickly approaching with the resurgence of the 20’s right around the corner. The New Years celebrations will shortly begin. The strike of 12 on the clock will bring joy to many people's faces as the new year begins.  New Year’s has always been something to look forward to. Many ...

Girls Basketball Season Preview

Nathan Stever, Reporter

November 27, 2019

As the fall sports are close to its end, winter sports season is upon us. The hardwood will be in full use around the clock. Last season, the team finished with an 8-18 record, leaving room for big improvements this season. They are led by six-year head coach, Michael Fernandez.    Taryn Cribl...

History of Thanksgiving

Nathan Stever, Reporter

November 18, 2019

Every year on the fourth Thursday in November, school is out to celebrate the holiday Thanksgiving. For nearly four centuries, America has celebrated this holiday in the spirit of thankfulness.  This year marks the 398 anniversary of the holiday. Even as time goes on, the story will forever remain th...

Foes on the Field

Nathan Stever, Reporter

October 1, 2019

For the past five years, Rock Bridge and Battle have faced off against former teammates and friends in football. This year’s game was held at Rock Bridge on Friday, September 6 with the stands packed for the Friday night lights. Battle came away with the win, with an ending score of 21 to 14. T...

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