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A Useful Intervention

A Useful Intervention

Colten Stone, Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Spartan Time is a time for kids to either just enjoy thirty minutes of free time, or go to their classes to do their work and learn concepts that they really are struggling on and need help. Some students have a hard time with finding engaging or beneficial things to do during this time period. Students...

Solar Eclipse Look Back

Solar Eclipse Look Back

Summer Evans, Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Students gathered their beach towels and blankets to lounge on the sports fields while waiting for the eclipse. The eclipse brought lots of clout to Columbia, Missouri and put it on the map for the recent while. Eclipse merchandise and solar glasses quickly sold nationwide for the once in a lifetime...

Is There An App For That?

Is There An App For That?

Adrian Maddox, Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Upon the opening of Battle High School's fifth school year, students were welcomed with a new type of assigned technology. From past years, the media center supplied students with an iPad, but switched to Dell Laptops for the 2017-2018 school year. Students had mixed reactions from coming from middle...

Spartans Cruise Over Kewpies

Spartans Cruise Over Kewpies

Caden Elkthunder, Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Student Life

With spirit week activities, pep rallies and hype leading up to Battle’s 5th annual homecoming game but this time they faced a familiar rival Hickman. When asking sophomore football fan A.J Pittman on how he feels about the hype around this game, he said “It’s dope how they hype games up and...

Views of Homecoming

Views of Homecoming

September 28, 2017


Filed under Photo Gallery, Showcase, Student Life

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Who’s Got Spirit?

Who’s Got Spirit?

September 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The junior class and the yearbook are teaming together this Homecoming Spirit Week in order to promote some friendly competition in expressing school spirit. Head to the table in the commons every day during Spartan Time to get your picture taken of your spirited outfits! The class with the most members...

Call to Battle

Call to Battle

Adrian Maddox, Junior Editor

August 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Call to Battle was hosted on Thursday, August 10 on the football field. Various clubs and organizations set up attractions and booths along the track of the stadium and on the turf to advertise and invite new students to their meetings. The event started with the marching band performing the Battle...

First Day of School

First Day of School

Adrian Maddox, Junior Editor

August 21, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Battle High School welcomed its students on Tuesday for the fifth time, allowing students to dive right into the first day of school. While the first day of school can provide varying amounts of stress for both the new and returning students, spirits were bright as students reunited in the commons in the ...

The Hidden Gem

The Hidden Gem

Adrian Maddox, Reporter

January 4, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

After a season that began in the summer heat of July, the Battle High School Marching Band ends with freezing fall in October. The season finished after many Friday night football games, and four competitions spread throughout Missouri. This year the Battle marching band previewed their show “The G...

New and Improved

January 4, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Going to school everyday you may see your friends and other people wearing fancy clothes that are worth more than a fortune, and you may look at yourself thinking, “I wish I had those clothes.” Fashion trends at Battle have gone wild with new extremes.   Jaylon Williams has a unique arrangement of ...

Fashion Highlights

Batkhuleg Battur, DABKING Journalist

December 13, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life, Student of the Month

Going to school everyday you may see your friends and other people wearing fancy clothes that are worth more than a fortune, and you may look at yourself thinking, “I wish I had those clothes.” Fashion trends at Battle have gone wild with new extremes. Jaylon Williamson has a unique arrangement ...

Homecoming Royalty 2016

Homecoming Royalty 2016

Olivia Childs, Reporter

September 29, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Yet again, Battle High School has done an amazing job of nominating our homecoming kings and queens that best represent our school! Emma Davenport has a spunky and outgoing personality that is reflected in her daily life inside and outside of school. As an exemplary student and the presi...

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