The student news site of Battle High School

The Spearhead

The student news site of Battle High School

The Spearhead

The student news site of Battle High School

The Spearhead

Midterm Elections

Midterm Elections

Michael Pigggggggg, Reporter November 29, 2022

On November 8, history was made in midterm elections with a new, diverse electoral class. In Missouri, MO Constitution Amendment 3 was passed, allowing for recreational Marijuana to be legal past the age...

How to Cook a Turkey

Austin Nickell, Reporter November 29, 2022

As the season of scares and treats comes to an end, the big birds that are known throughout fall start to quake in their feathers. Even through the early celebrations and commercials of Christmas decorations...

Kicking for a Cause

Kicking for a Cause

Delaney Ellebracht, Reporter November 29, 2022

On Mon., Oct. 10, seven enthusiastic teams competed for the Out of the Darkness kickball championship title. Students gathered together on the football field for excitement and a greater purpose. The...

Students pose on their tractor.

Agriculture Day

Stalee Sheaffer, Photography Editor November 29, 2022

Ag Day is an important educational tool because everything we use stems from agriculture. From the food you eat to the clothes you wear, agriculture produces the building blocks for our society. According...

Students Create Own Government at Boys and Girls State

Students Create Own Government at Boys and Girls State

Allie Easton, Podcast Editor November 29, 2022

This past summer at Lindenwood University incoming seniors from all over Missouri, including some from Battle, were chosen to participate in Girls State and Boys State. Those two different programs have...

People come together to celebrate Homecoming

People come together to celebrate Homecoming

Samantha Bonen, Reporter November 29, 2022

The Student Council hosted the Homecoming Dance on Oct. 1 in the Commons this year with the theme of Camp Sparta. The Homecoming Dance is a high school event that students have been attending for years....

Stand of resources and information on ASFP.

Walking Out of Darkness

Jackie Ozanich, Managing Editor November 29, 2022

     On Sunday, Oct. 16, Columbia held the Out of Darkness Walk in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). This year, BHS’s club Youth Kindness Ambassadors (YKA)...

Final Days: Senior

Final Days: Senior

Monyae hickem May 11, 2022

As the month of May reaches its final weeks, seniors are growing excited for Prom and the relief of 12 long years finally coming to an end. May can still be a stressful time just as an exciting one. The...

Global Warming

Zackary Scott May 11, 2022

We have all heard about climate change but many of us might not know what is truly going on and how it can affect our generation and many to come. This year already, we have seen countless disasters including...

Jared Hyler substituting for Hannah Nandors Honors Chemistry class. Photo by Jackie Ozanich

Teaching Profession Under Stress

Jackie Ozanich, Managing Editor May 11, 2022

  The majority of teachers can agree that the 2021-22 school year has been the hardest and most stressful school year of their career. Teachers cite reasons such as low pay, attacks on educators by the...

Battle Raises Awareness for the Mental Health Crisis Among Teens

Izzi Dupree, Reporter May 11, 2022

Mental Health Awareness Month takes place in May. Mental health for some people can be a walk in the park, while for others, a constant daily struggle. According to the official website of the National...

High School Students and Their First Jobs

Izzi Dupree, Reporter March 14, 2022

In these past few years, Battle students have begun to start their first jobs, exposing them to real world experiences of maintaining a steady job and being introduced to new people.  Obtaining, having,...

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