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Dr. Gopal Visits the Classical Ideas and World Religions Class

Dr. Gopal Visits the Classical Ideas and World Religions Class

Paige Ellis, Writer

October 2, 2014


Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life

On Wednesday morning, engineering professor Dr. Vellare S. Gopalaratnam (Dr. Gopal) gave a lecture in Mr. Soden's Classical Ideas and World Religions class. Born and raised in India, his Hindu background and firsthand experience with cultures studied within the classroom gave the students a deeper personal...

B lunch scandal

Drue Horton, Writer

October 1, 2014


Filed under News, Student Life

Circling the halls throughout Battle is a story that's spreading like wildfire. The small number of students in B lunch, ranging from 260-325 students, are in an uproar over the news of their not so long lunch. Students who have A lunch are the lucky ones due to Spartan Time giving them an extra 30 minutes,...

Reaching Higher: Lady Spartan Tennis

Reaching Higher: Lady Spartan Tennis

Clara Baldwin, Writer

October 1, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Battle High's girls tennis team pulled out a 9-0 win against Liberty High School Tuesday. The team has clearly made some improvements from last year when their only victory as a team was against Rolla. Thus far in the season, they've managed to win against Troy, Fulton, Timberland, and Helias. W...

Jump Start Day 2015

Jump Start Day 2015

Paige Ellis, Writer

September 13, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Starting our second year off with a kick, Battle took charge with the district-wide Jump Start Day. Held on August 18, the Monday before the official first day of school, freshman were advised to attend Jump Start Day to ease the stress of high school. The day started at the normal start time of 8:55, a pl...

Senior Legacies: Class of 2015

Senior Legacies: Class of 2015

Mariah Brisco, Writer

September 13, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

This is it... the year of a life time is finally beginning. As seniors this year, we are striving to leave our mark on Battle, as if we are the legendary class of all classes across Columbia, including future incoming students. Our 2015 class is the first senior life to ever set foot in Battle an...

Are You College Ready?

Bethani Thompson, Writer

September 13, 2014


Filed under News, Student Life

A couple of weeks ago AVID told our teachers to wear their college school colors and to talk to us about college and the future. This raised the question: are students from Battle High Students college ready? I talked with many seniors and some juniors and they all know where they want to go, what they...

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