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McCartney III

Newest Paul McCartney Album that saved 2020
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

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
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...

Competing for the win

Art students compete at Columbia College
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
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
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.
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
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....

‘1917’ is terrifyingly beautiful

George MacKay plays lance corporal Schofield in “1917.” Image provided by Francois Duhamel/Universal Pictures
A unique take on a classic genre
February 4, 2020

The opening shot of 1917 takes us back into World War I. While many other films have done the same thing, this isn’t your typical war film. The director Sam Mendes created this one with one idea in mind:...

Choir Holiday Taping

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...

Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker movie review

Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker movie review
December 29, 2019

After the 2017 release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, I wasn’t excited to see another entry into the Star Wars saga. The Last Jedi had a convoluted plot and the movie dragged on for way too long. Although...

She Kills Monsters

Girl Vs. Monster
December 13, 2019

The spring play, She Kills Monsters, will include Dungeons and Dragons, wicked battles, (and wicked dance battles), and a whole lot of girl power.  The play follows a young girl named Agnes, who lost...

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