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The Spearhead

Melissa Lindsey plays her guitar as bubbles float by.

Stand Out and Sing Loud

Jackie Ozanich, Managing Editor May 1, 2023

The restaurant, filled with rich smells of Cajun cuisine and people sitting in anticipation, quiets as the band, Artie’s Univibe, enters the stage with Melissa Lindsey, along with her dad and lead-guitarist...

Student wearing jean jacket decorates pronoun pin using markers and paper.

MO Don’t Say Gay Bill

Jackie Ozanich, Managing Editor May 1, 2023

Senator Mike Moon has proposed the “Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act” or SB134, which is the most extreme “Don’t Say Gay Bill” yet, which would ban any and all discussion of gender...

Battalion Wins Again

Jackie Ozanich, Managing Editor March 3, 2023

 Battle High School’s show choir, Battalion, is on fire this season after winning show after show.        Battalion won Grand Champs out of 17 choirs for the Show-Me Classic Show Choir Competition...

BioMedical Science

Deonna Jackson, Reporter December 21, 2022

Have you ever heard of biomedical science? Well, you're about to now -- I’ve interviewed a few students in the class, and if you're into these types of things you may consider taking the class yourself....

School Hours

Deonna Jackson, Reporter December 21, 2022

School days start from 9:05 and end at 4:05 for high school students, that’s 7 hours we are at school. Being at school for 7 hours, 5 days a week is a lot, and some of the classes that we are required...

Putting The Work In

December 19, 2022

With the semester nearing its end, students here at Battle are in more of a rush than ever to stay on top of their assignments. Though, for a dedicated group, the daily hustle includes not only their academic...

Celebrating Spanish Culture

Jacei Roland, Reporter December 19, 2022

Día de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated by many on November 1st and 2nd every year. This year, Battle High School’s Spanish Club celebrated the Day of the Dead at this month's meeting.  Spanish...

When Life Gives You Lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons

Delaney Ellebracht, Reporter December 1, 2022

To raise money for AVID, Fresh Lemonade Co. sold lemonade to students at their lunch break on Nov. 2. The company, out of Sedalia, MO, is popular all over the state for their crisp flavors and large portions.  According...

Keeping the Beat Alive

Delaney Ellebracht, Reporter November 30, 2022

Classes from all three CPS high schools celebrated hip-hop’s 50th anniversary on Nov. 4 in the Battle media center through a collaborative songwriting workshop. The workshop centered around the knowledge...

Blue & Gold Cards Return

Jackie Ozanich, Managing Editor November 12, 2022

     Blue and Gold cards are returning to Battle this year! Blue and Gold cards are student rewards for being a Spartan that meets expectations in the classroom and out. Students who receive blue or...

Camp Spartan Door Decs

Camp Spartan Door Decs

and Ethan Magee October 27, 2022

Leading up to homecoming week, freshmen advisories school-wide were tasked to work as a team in this year’s door dec competition. Given the theme of “Camp Spartan,” students had one week to assemble...

Fall Fashion

Isaac Boss, Reporter October 19, 2022

Fall in Missouri is known as the “hoodies and shorts” season. Not only that, but you will also see several people wearing sweatpants or jeans and sweaters or leather jackets. Fall is one of the most...

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