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Battalion Warmups: Senior Summary

Summer Evans

December 20, 2017


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Battle show choir, commonly known as Battalion is ready to take the stage this competitive season. At this point in the year, the choral group is going through warm-ups. These intensive practices include learning choreography and music to create a musical experience. The environment of show choir is very i...

Five DIY Gifts for the Holidays

Summer Evans and Sandra Medina

December 12, 2017


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The holidays are near. Everyone is looking for a way to show their family and friends the appreciation they deserve. With stores today selling the same thing it’s hard to find a gift that seems personal. This holiday season shows those you care about some love with any of these five DIY gifts. Pla...

Elementary and Middle Schools Preview Annie

Elementary and Middle Schools Preview Annie

Adrian Maddox, Editor

November 15, 2017


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Students of all ages arrived into the Performing Arts Center throughout the day on Wednesday, November 9 for a showing of the fall musical, Annie.  More than 1,400 students were expected to watch the  two viewings, one at nine in the morning, and one at noon. This was the first year with a younger ...

Speech and Debate: Refining Students for the Future

Summer Evans, Writer

November 2, 2017


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Because of the various number of clubs at Battle High School, some students may not be able to choose just one. Every club is different and has its own perks and values that can benefit every student. Speech and Debate is a club that is especially different from the others because it consists of th...

Pinhole Cameras

Pinhole Cameras

Cheyenne Fields, Writer

October 2, 2017


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Many students here at Battle who have taken Art Foundations choose to go into Photography 1 afterwards. The first project in Photography 1 is the pinhole assignment. Jody Spriggs, art department head and photography teacher, said that the importance of the pinhole camera before a digital is that it...

Vocal Arts Update

Neila Bates, Writer

August 21, 2017


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  With a new year comes new updates and Vocal Arts is gearing up for an enormous concert choir this year. Apollo, the men’s choir, has nearly doubled in size to an astounding 47 members. Mr. Rucker, the choral director and choir teacher, commented on the increased numbers, “We never clo...

Band Preview Photo Gallery

Band Preview Photo Gallery

Madalynn Owens, Editor

August 18, 2017


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21 Savage Music Review

Batkhuleg Battur, Reporter

February 23, 2017


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Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph or people who know him as 21 Savage is the best breakout rapper out of Atlanta, GA.   People who listen to new rap albums have said that “it sucks” “what kind of BS is this” and “whose mans is this?” When 21 Savage dropped his album “Savage Mode,” p...

“J-Cole” Music Review

“J-Cole” Music Review

Batkhuleg Battur, Reporter

February 2, 2017


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Jermaine Lamarr Cole aka J. Cole is a famous hip hop artist known for his music that talks about life, the struggles one must face, and his thoughts on how to deal with tough things. Cole is a dependable source for having a hard life due to the fact that he experienced hearing one of his best friends...

Music Review: Luke Bryan

Josie Nichols, reporter

December 15, 2016


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Luke Bryan, a country artist that started his career in the mid 2000’s, released a new album in August 2015 that has become a classic in one short year. Kill the Lights sold 345,000 total copies the first week. Many people can relate to this album because Bryan’s lyrics express how things in li...

Music Review: DJ Khaled

Batkhuleg Battur, Reporter

October 28, 2016


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DJ Khaled has been known for his famous work in the music industry and fan entertainment on snapchat. He released his new album Major Key and it has been a success for him. In that album, Khaled talks about what key is major and he uses his famous lines such as “another one” to describe his sense of...

Music Review: The Game

Batkhuleg Battur, Reporter

October 28, 2016


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Jayceon Terrell Taylor, known famously by his stage name The Game, is a famous rapper from the west side and the music he has made over the years have been successful. The Game signed a record deal with Dr. Dre with Aftermath Records. Over the past decade, The Game has performed and produced over 100...

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