The Spearhead

Sophomore Class Project

Raven Atwood, Reporter

May 20, 2019

   Every student in English 10 and English 10 honors was assigned a project using research that students could give to an audience, like a poster or something the viewers could be left with. Students were to pick problems around the world that violated a human right.    Olivia Daller, Engli...

Algebra 2 Takes EOC

Lily Drage, Reporter, Arts & Entertainment Editor

May 20, 2019

Shy in School

Allison Collier, Reporter

May 14, 2019

Introversion and Extraversion. We hear those terms thrown around a lot. Introverts are synonymous with isolated individuals, the kind of people who stay at home all the time. Extraverts bring to mind the social butterfly, the ringleader of many circles of friends. However, these are stereotypes, and ther...

Grand Tetons Trip Garage Sale

Adrian Maddox, Editor

May 8, 2019

Tiny groups of students and parents gathered with items to sell at the circle drive at Fairview Elementary School. The group was raising money for the annual Yellowstone and Grand Tetons science trip held during the late spring. The garage sale began around 8 a.m, and ended whenever sellers were ready...

AVID takes on MIZZOU

Ema Higgins, Reporter

May 1, 2019

On April 26, sophomores got to visit the University of Missouri with the Bridge Mentorship group. Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is an academic elective class offered for middle and high school students in Columbia Public Schools. In AVID, students get to expand their education skill...

Select Students Receive Outstanding Student Award

Kaitlyn Bailey, Editor

April 26, 2019

Students from Battle High School have been awarded “Outstanding Student”, the highest award students can receive at the Career Center. The award dates back 30 years ago when the Career Center dedicated time to celebrate students achievements at the end of the year, and today Outstanding Students ar...

Missouri Bull Rider’s Death

Maddie Vessar, Reporter

April 24, 2019

Bull Riding is very fun to watch, but with entertainment comes danger. Mason Lowe, 25, of Exeter, Missouri was a part of Professional Bull Riding  (PBR). He ranked 18th in the world and competed for a chance to go to worlds in Las Vegas on Nov.6-10. Lowe was competing in Denver, Colorado on Jan. 16 at the Nationa...

CARE to Work

Avery Lynn, Reporter

April 24, 2019

Summer jobs are common among teenagers. Summertime is the time of the year where many students seek jobs whether it is purely meant to gain money or for the job experience. Students have more free time in the summer and a desire to earn money while away from school. The Career Awareness Related Experi...

Pursuing Project-Based Learning

Pursuing Project-Based Learning

Allison Collier, Reporter

April 22, 2019

Extended Educational Experiences (EEE) is a program that runs from elementary school through high school. It’s different at each level. EEE at Battle is different than at the other schools in the district. “At Rock Bridge and Hickman EEE in the high school level is kind of just ACT prep. Here, it...

CoMo Cow

CoMo Cow

Kaylee Faddis, Reporter

April 22, 2019

The lights were dim as the crowd whispers in the silent auditorium. Audience members shift in their seats as the first group struts on stage. A small group of Battle students begins their synchronized dance moves and lip-syncing after practicing for weeks on end. For many CoMo Cow participants, it takes...

Got Talent?

Ricardo Rodriguez

April 8, 2019

The beginning of the Battle’s Got Talent idea started during summer school in 2018, which sparked Battle’s first ever talent show called “Battle’s Got Talent” sponsored by MAC scholars. On March 4 in the PAC, 14 acts were shown at this event including signing, dancing and playing an instrument,...

Countries All Around The World

Ricardo Rodriguez, Reporter

April 8, 2019

The commons filled with music and crowded with activities as Culture Club put on their first Multicultural Week, an event that has been planned since the start of the school year. The week took place on Feb. 18 through Feb. 22, though it was cut short on the Wednesday due to a district wide snow day....

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