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

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...

Sanctuary

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...

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...

COVID-19 Vaccinations for 12-15 Year Olds

COVID-19 Vaccinations for 12-15 Year Olds

Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter May 12, 2021

Ever since COVID-19 vaccines started to surface around Nov of last year, and distributed 14 million doses out of a total of 20 million allocated doses by Dec 30, 2020. An estimated amount of 117 million...

COVID-19

Under Pandemic

Jennifer Pereyra, Reporter January 29, 2021

Since March of last year, the world has been dealing with a lot of stress due to COVID-19, which became the highlight of 2020. This pandemic has kept us all inside and distanced from society for almost...

Jill Biden Visits Columbia on Eve of Missouri Primary

Jill Biden Visits Columbia on Eve of Missouri Primary

Ava Kitzi, Copy Editor March 9, 2020

On the eve of Missouri’s 2020 Democratic primary election, former Second Lady of the United States, doctor Jill Biden visited Columbia’s Recreation center, the ARC, to rally voters and sway support...

A High School Students Guide to the Democratic Candidates

A High School Student’s Guide to the Democratic Candidates

Ava Kitzi, Copy Editor March 9, 2020

The 2020 Presidential Primary election is coming  quickly and voters in Missouri have until March 10th to make their decision for who to support in the nomination process. With two candidates for the...

Hosni Mubarak passes away

Aaron Melville, Copy Editor February 25, 2020

On the day of Feb. 25 in Cairo, Egypt, the former President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Hosni Mubarak passed away at the age of 91 years old.    Mubarak was born on May 4, 1928 in Kafr El-Musaylhah,...

Sunkha Kimhang watches a WW III TikTok on his phone. Its hilarious and well made, he laughed.

“World War III” TikToks, Explained

Ava Kitzi, Copy Editor February 21, 2020

President Donald Trump rang in the new decade with a surprising military decision that has not only sparked debate among Americans and the larger political community, but has inspired a plethora of new...

A Brief Explanation of the Iowa Caucus

Ava Kitzi, Copy Editor February 21, 2020

As a mainstay of the United States election process, the Iowa Caucus attracts thousands of politicians, reporters, and voters’ attention to the Midwest. But what even is the Iowa Caucus, and why is it...

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