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Rachel Eaton, Reporter May 14, 2021

Senioritis has hit the senior population of Battle High School in their last days of their school year. Whatever the circumstances of each individual senior in one form or another it has affected them...

Back To School 5 Days A Week

Rachel Eaton, Reporter May 14, 2021

This school year has been nothing but unexpected, due to COVID-19 changes in how students learn has been abundant. Students went from completely online, to hybrid, to in April 5 in-seat five days a week....

Natalie Giltrap, Bridget Anich, Krista Marks, Delaney Elleberacht, and Sarai Jones jog back to their side of the fidle for kick off after scoring a goal on Fatima in the Battle vs. Fatima game.

Girls Soccer Game

Rachel Eaton, Reporter May 12, 2021

Friday April 23 at Cosmo Park the girls varsity soccer team played Fatima and won six to zero.  In the first half of the game the Battle girls kept the majority of possession of the ball, passing between...

Show Choir’s April Performance

Rachel Eaton, Reporter May 4, 2021

On April 16 Show Choir had their performance for the Show Choir Rock Bridge Competition and Carthage Competition.  They performed the sequence for the competition twice both times recorded. The first...

New Teachers To Battle High School

Rachel Eaton, Reporter February 12, 2021

This school year has been a weird one due to the COVID-19 pandemic for students and teacher, but there is an extra layer of weird and new experiences for teachers that are new to our school.  “I...


Rachel Eaton, Reporter January 29, 2021

What is BEPA? You may ask, BEPA stands for Battle Environmental Protection Agency, the club was started last year by current president of the club Asia Smith, senior. Smith  and other members continue...

What Students Think About Going Back To School

Rachel Eaton, Reporter January 28, 2021

On Jan. 19 students and faculty of Columbia Public Schools went back to school in  in-seat learning.   Middle school and high school will attend school for this second semester in hybrid form. This...

Students Help Out At DECA Food Drive

Students Help Out At DECA Food Drive

Rachel Eaton, Reporter December 22, 2020

On Dec 16th Columbia DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) collected food and money for the local Food Bank; they raised $955 and six boxes of food. They are only five dollars short of their goal.  “The...

Alissa Simmons Continues Golf To College

Rachel Eaton and Makayla Voris December 13, 2020

Senior Alissa Simmons signed a letter of intent on Dec 7th to play golf for Central Methodist University. This honor doesn't happen to everyone- it takes hard work, persistence, and love for the sport. “It...

Favorite Thanksgiving Food

Rachel Eaton, Reporter November 30, 2020

It’s that time of year- the turkey is in the oven, the pies are cooling on the counter, those fantastic mashed potatoes are steaming from the bowl, and the rolls are piping hot. That's right, it’s...

Seniors vote in presidential election

Rachel Eaton, Reporter November 16, 2020

This year marked an emotionally charged presidential election during a critical time in our country's history that motivated many to vote, including high school seniors.  Seniors that were eligible...

How are teachers managing online school

October 20, 2020

Due to the presence of COVID-19 in Columbia, sixth through twelfth grade students will continue online. Being online is a challenge for students, but how are the teachers of those students managing?  Teachers...

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