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October 27, 2017


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Science Has Students in Stitches

Science Has Students in Stitches

Caden Elkthunder, Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Science Club held their second monthly meeting on October 24 after school, in F110. Around 35 students showed up to participate in the activities during this meeting. Students were taught how to properly stitch and suture wounds. They practiced with strings, scissors, and tape then moved on to stitc...

Battle for 90/90

Neila Bates, Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under News

Administration has issued a challenge to the student body for this year: the "Attendance Matters" campaign to get most Spartans to school most of the time. In Missouri, compulsory attendance means all children between the ages of 6 and 16 must attend school. Missouri's expectations for its public...

Senior Year Preparations

Senior Year Preparations

Sandra Medina, Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

With December just around the corner, seniors might start to get a little overwhelmed with their busy class schedules and applying for colleges and scholarships. Something most seniors haven't been taking advantage of the past few years are scholarships. Amelia Howser, guidance counselor for last...

DACA FAQs

DACA FAQs

Liam Barry, Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Recently, DACA has been all over the news, locally and nationally. DACA has been in the news recently because of its rescindment by the Trump administration on September 5, but the phasing out of DACA has been delayed sixth months. So here are some of the things you need to know about DACA. Q: What...

Is There An App For That?

Is There An App For That?

Adrian Maddox, Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Upon the opening of Battle High School's fifth school year, students were welcomed with a new type of assigned technology. From past years, the media center supplied students with an iPad, but switched to Dell Laptops for the 2017-2018 school year. Students had mixed reactions from coming from middle...

Six Minute Passing Time

Six Minute Passing Time

Adrian Maddox, Junior Editor

August 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

As Battle High School opened the doors to the new school year, students were caught off guard by new policies and rules set in place for the new year. Of the many hallway policies, passing periods saw an additional minute added to each passing period. To some students this was a delight, as it g...

First Day of School

First Day of School

Adrian Maddox, Junior Editor

August 21, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Battle High School welcomed its students on Tuesday for the fifth time, allowing students to dive right into the first day of school. While the first day of school can provide varying amounts of stress for both the new and returning students, spirits were bright as students reunited in the commons in the ...

Hyacinthia

Hyacinthia

Madalynn Owens, Editor

August 21, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

In the early morning on Saturday, August 5, cars began to trickle into the school parking lot for the annual Hyacinthia. Many students came armed with shovels, rakes, and gardening gloves. The students were divided into groups to help clean up and refresh the Battle grounds for the upcoming school year. ...

Show Me Totality

Show Me Totality

Madalynn Owens, Editor

August 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

  On Monday, August 21, millions of North Americans will experience temporary darkness in the middle of the day for the Great American Eclipse. Mid-Missouri happens to be in a perfect position to experience the path of totality around 1pm on Monday. All Americans can witness the solar eclipse o...

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Ponder

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Ponder

Batkhuleg Battur, Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under News, Profiles

There are students who are currently struggling in math class, especially Algebra 1. It's a tough topic to learn and to understand what the subject means. Calculating x's and y's just seems very difficult, but there's a teacher who loves the concept of math and she knows every concept of all Algebra ca...

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