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Battle Students Joyful Over Five Day Return

Jackson Meyer, Reporter March 25, 2021

On Monday, March 8, the CPS board of education held its annual monthly meeting. For this meeting, the topic of discussion was whether or not it was safe to return five days a week, in-seat, for the rest...

New Teachers To Battle High School

Rachel Eaton, Reporter February 12, 2021

This school year has been a weird one due to the COVID-19 pandemic for students and teacher, but there is an extra layer of weird and new experiences for teachers that are new to our school.  “I...

Alive Club

Alive Club

Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter February 10, 2021

The Alive Club hosted their first meeting Friday, February 5th, at 6 PM. These meetings  look over parts of the old testament of the bible, and how God’s people lived after having fallen. Be sure to...

A Talk With Mataka Askari

A Talk With Mataka Askari

Q&A with Mataka Akari via Zoom
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter February 8, 2021

Battle High School Minority Achievement Committee (MAC) Scholars is kicking off Black History Month next Wednesday, Feb, 10th at 11:00 am, with an enlightening conversation and a Q&A with Mataka Askari...

Dance classes on zoom

Virtual Dance Classes

Students get the chance to dance on zoom for free
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter January 29, 2021

During a worldwide pandemic, things can get a bit stressful and boring. If you’re wanting to alleviate any stress or you're wanting to try something new but don’t know what to do, this is your opportunity....

How college admissions and test scores are changing due to the pandemic

Makayla Voris January 13, 2021

Although the pandemic has brought uncertainty on everyone, high-school seniors are catching the brunt of its effects. For almost three months, testing sites around the country were closed due to COVID-19,...

Wellness Week activities

Wellness Week

A week to be mindful
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter December 18, 2020

The global pandemic and the challenges of virtual school have been hard on everyone this year. To help alleviate some stress and anxiety, the Student Council is having a wellness week to help support anyone...

How Speech and Debate is coping with COVID-19

Makayla Voris December 16, 2020

COVID-19 has proved to be a trying obstacle for many clubs and teams. In the interest of keeping club members and audiences safe, the Speech and Debate Team has had to move almost completely online. It...

In-Person Elementary School- How it was going and what’s happening now

Makayla Voris November 16, 2020

On October 5, the CPS Board of Education voted that elementary students from pre-K to fifth grade would go back to school on October 19. Precautionary measures including mask-wearing and social distancing...

The Show Must Go On

Makayla Voris October 22, 2020

With school pressing forward in an online environment, the choir and acting classes/clubs are taking a little longer to get back to the stage. So far, practices and learning have been online, but students...

How are teachers managing online school

October 20, 2020

Due to the presence of COVID-19 in Columbia, sixth through twelfth grade students will continue online. Being online is a challenge for students, but how are the teachers of those students managing?  Teachers...

Black History Month Celebration

Black History Month Celebration

Students reflect on their past and look forward to their future
Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter February 21, 2020

Battle High School Minority Achievement Committee (MAC) Scholars and Black History Planning Committee will host an afternoon celebration in recognition of Black History Month, Feb. 27. The afternoon celebration,...

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