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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...

Alive Club

Alive Club

Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter February 10, 2021

The Alive Club hosted their first meeting Friday, February 5th, at 6 PM. These meetings  look over parts of the old testament of the bible, and how God’s people lived after having fallen. Be sure to...

A Talk With Mataka Askari

A Talk With Mataka Askari

Q&A with Mataka Akari via Zoom
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter February 8, 2021

Battle High School Minority Achievement Committee (MAC) Scholars is kicking off Black History Month next Wednesday, Feb, 10th at 11:00 am, with an enlightening conversation and a Q&A with Mataka Askari...

Dance classes on zoom

Virtual Dance Classes

Students get the chance to dance on zoom for free
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter January 29, 2021

During a worldwide pandemic, things can get a bit stressful and boring. If you’re wanting to alleviate any stress or you're wanting to try something new but don’t know what to do, this is your opportunity....

Under Pandemic

COVID-19 through 2020
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter January 29, 2021

Since March of last year, the world has been dealing with a lot of stress due to COVID-19, which became the highlight of 2020. This pandemic has kept us all inside and distanced from society for almost...

How college admissions and test scores are changing due to the pandemic

Makayla Voris January 13, 2021

Although the pandemic has brought uncertainty on everyone, high-school seniors are catching the brunt of its effects. For almost three months, testing sites around the country were closed due to COVID-19,...

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...

Wellness Week activities

Wellness Week

A week to be mindful
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter December 18, 2020

The global pandemic and the challenges of virtual school have been hard on everyone this year. To help alleviate some stress and anxiety, the Student Council is having a wellness week to help support anyone...

How Speech and Debate is coping with COVID-19

Makayla Voris December 16, 2020

COVID-19 has proved to be a trying obstacle for many clubs and teams. In the interest of keeping club members and audiences safe, the Speech and Debate Team has had to move almost completely online. It...

In-Person Elementary School- How it was going and what’s happening now

Makayla Voris November 16, 2020

On October 5, the CPS Board of Education voted that elementary students from pre-K to fifth grade would go back to school on October 19. Precautionary measures including mask-wearing and social distancing...

Virtual Run

Virtual Run

Making a difference in someone else's life
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter November 14, 2020

On your marks, get set, go! Making a Difference One Step at a Time is hosting a virtual run on November 14th, an all day event to raise money for Dance Ability, an organization that allows people with...

Asia Smith speaking at a protest.

Students attend BLM protests

Kamiah Kelly November 9, 2020

Seeking justice for those who were wrongly killed led three Battle students to attend protests for Black Lives Matter in downtown Columbia during the summer. With the recent deaths of many people in...

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