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Photography 1 Portfolio

Photography 1 students turn in their first portfolio
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter February 25, 2021

Photography 1 recently started working on new projects. While still under a pandemic, they’ve been approaching new ways to work completely digitally versus their normal darkroom experience. Their...

Top 5 Songs Of The Week

Week of Feb 27th, 2021 top 5 songs
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter February 25, 2021

The definition of a good song has changed throughout the years. With huge artists hitting the top charts in the US in the past like The Beatles, Elvis Presley, The Bee Gees, Michael Jackson, Madonna and...

Among Us Tournament

Among Us Tournament

Students get to join the fun
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter February 25, 2021

Join the fun next week on March 5th at 7 pm. Youth Kindness Ambassadors and Alive Club will be hosting a virtual Among Us Tournament via Zoom. To sign up to play, look in your school email announcements...

Valentines Day Date Ideas

Valentines Day Date Ideas

Valentines Day date ideas during pandemic
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter February 4, 2021

Valentine's Day is around the corner, love is in the air but so is COVID-19. It’s more important than ever to do our parts and stay at home. Whether you’re a couple or even if you’re alone, here’s...

McCartney III

Newest Paul McCartney Album that saved 2020
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter January 21, 2021

Dec 18th was the release of Paul McCartney's album McCartney III. McCartney’s album is full of homemade solo records, in the mold of his acoustic 1970 debut and his 1980 synth-pop oddity McCartney II....

Top 10 movies releasing this year

Payson Davenport January 15, 2021

 2020 is officially in the past and now we have a new year to look forward to and hopefully this year can make up for the unfortunate events that took place last year. But with a new year comes new things...

Disney + Category Rankings

The rankings from best to worst of the different Disney + categories
Jacob DeOrnellas, Reporter February 25, 2020

Disney+ released to the United States on Nov 12, and has come with five main categories to get into: Marvel, Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and National Geographic. With the streaming service gaining more popularity...

Drawing

Competing for the win

Art students compete at Columbia College
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter 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...

Preparing to slay

Theatre department prepares for their spring play
Sunkha Kimhang, Reporter February 21, 2020

The Performing Arts department prepares for the upcoming play this month “She Kills Monsters.” The play follows the journey of Agnes, a girl who lost her sister while she was in high school. Despite...

Black History Month Celebration

Black History Month Celebration

Students reflect on their past and look forward to their future
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter 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,...

“Servant of the People” Review

Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymir Zelensky started his career with a lackluster sitcom.
Ava Kitzi, Copy Editor February 21, 2020

“Servant of the People” isn’t a good show. It follows Vasyl Petrovich Holoborodko, a plain Ukrainian school teacher that gets thrusted into becoming the president of his country. The production value...

Presenting the match

Battle's Speech and Debate team hosts their first tournament
Jacob DeOrnellas, Reporter February 12, 2020

The Battle Speech and Debate team hosted their first tournament on Jan. 18 with 15 schools and170 student competitors.  Marissa Moore, junior, described how she felt before and during the actual tournament....

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