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Top 10 movies releasing this year

Payson Davenport January 15, 2021

 2020 is officially in the past and now we have a new year to look forward to and hopefully this year can make up for the unfortunate events that took place last year. But with a new year comes new things...

A review of “Prodigal Son”

Makayla Voris January 13, 2021

Prodigal Son made its first appearance on television on September 23, 2019. Created by Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver, this crime drama series stars Tom Payne and Michael Sheen, who play a father-son duo...

December movie suggestions

Makayla Voris December 18, 2020

The month of December marks excitement for millions around the world. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, or just enjoy the festive season. There is one thing that can be counted on: movie companies...

Mizzou football exceeds expectations

Jackson Meyer, Reporter December 14, 2020

Before this football season had started, Mizzou did not go into the year with high expectations. Heading into the season with a completely new staff and the wacky situation with COVID-19, Missouri was...

How does the BLM movement effect local residents?

Jackson Meyer, Reporter November 2, 2020

Ever since the death of George Floyd on May 25th of this year, the BLM movement has taken the world by storm and has helped bring awareness to a glaring issue in this country: police brutality and the...

Little Women Movie Review

Rachel Eaton, Reporter January 23, 2020

On Dec. 25 the new movie Little Women, directed by Greta Gerwig and produced by Amy Pascal, Robin Swicord, and Denise Di Novi, was released to theaters.  A few years after the Civil War, the March...

Fashion Frenzy

Kaitlyn Bailey , Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2019

When the leaves start changing, so does the fashion trends. Suddenly, you’re left regretting not owning a denim-jacket or a turtleneck sweater to help combat the cold temperatures during the fall. Here...

Take Care

Lily Drage, Reporter, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 20, 2019

During the summer students soak up the sun’s rays and spend much of their time taking part in many summer activities. But even if you don’t plan on being out and about everyday you might consider the...

Changing the Drinking Age

Lily Drage, Reporter, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 14, 2019

Every couple of weeks in elementary school our local police officer, Officer Hopper, would stand against the cubbies and tell us what to do when someone offers drugs or we are pressured to drink alcohol....

Lunch Atmosphere Opinions

Marissa Beaver, Reporter April 24, 2019

If every single student were to be placed in an AP calculus class, some, if not most, kids would struggle to maintain a good grade or stay focused because of the atmosphere of the class. The atmosphere...

Blue and Gold Card Opinions

Marissa Beaver, Reporter April 22, 2019

Soon after IPRs are given to students, blue and gold cards are given to students who meet the qualifications. In order to receive a blue card, students must have no D’s or F’s, no more than one...

Battle’s Uniqueness

The uniqueness of Battle High School
Ricardo Rodriguez, Reporter April 8, 2019

As the newly established high school in Columbia, Battle is still on the lookout when it comes to their high school culture, their image and what makes them distinct from other schools. But within these...

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