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

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,...

Pretty girls protect bees

Pollinators In Need

Jackie Ozanich, Managing Editor March 8, 2022

     Several bee species are endangered, and some even consider the American bumblebee endangered as well. Urgent action needs to be made to help the bee population as a whole, for food and crops and...

Betty White

Betty White Lives

Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter January 20, 2022

Rose Nylund, Bea Sigurdson, Ann Douglas, all iconic TV show characters played by American actress and comedian, Betty White. With a career spanning over eight decades, the world was saddened by Betty’s...


Young Photographers

Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter November 18, 2021

 Photography and digital photo and video editing has seemed to spike in popularity. With about 5 billion people in the world today owning a phone, approximately half of which are smartphone users. Gaining...

Alcatraz Island - Indian Land

Unthanksgiving: The Hidden Story

Jackie Ozanich, Managing Editor November 10, 2021

Thanksgiving, celebrated in the U.S. and Canada, is a day to celebrate the harvest and blessings of the past year. Everyone has their own traditions and plans for this upcoming Thanksgiving, but the spotlight...

Concert poster

Darkroom Records + Dismal Niche

Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter November 3, 2021

Get ready for the next big show. Darkroom Records alongside Dismal Niche are prepping  for another free showcase within this year’s Columbia Experimental Music Festival on Nov. 6 from 4 to 7 pm at Boone...

The Beatles: Get Back

The Beatles: Get Back

Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter November 3, 2021

The Beatles were one of the most influential and legendary bands of all time with 21 studio recorded albums and 989 concerts played around the world from 1960 to 1970. The Beatles: Get Back is an upcoming...

You are never alone :))

With A Little Help From My Friends

Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter November 3, 2021

Mental Health is an overwhelming and important topic that has recently made its way into modern day conversations. Finally receiving it’s well needed attention. Ever since the pandemic hit in the...

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