The Spearhead

Senior Tailgate

Senior Tailgate

Kaitlyn Bailey, Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Seniors often remember senior year for studiously working on college applications, essays, and working on last minute requirements for graduation. However, on September 7, seniors got to relax together in the commons to grill hot dogs and play fun games to celebrate what they’ve accomplished. The...

Bringin’ it From the Bleachers

Bringin’ it From the Bleachers

Avery Lynn, Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Students of all grades gather at the football field on Friday nights to cheer on their Spartan football team. Football games are a pastime that many students attend to hang out with their friends and watch the game. It is tradition for each football game to include a theme, which the students carry out. ...

The Great Debate: Weighted Vs. Unweighted Grades

The Great Debate: Weighted Vs. Unweighted Grades

Adrian Maddox, Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

When applying to colleges, high school students have many variables to worry about on their application. While clubs, activities, sports, and types of classes are factors to a college application, so is Grade Point Average (GPA), the point system that calculates how well students do overall in their...

Call to Battle Journalism Photobooth

Call to Battle Journalism Photobooth

August 9, 2018


Filed under Photo Gallery, Showcase, Student Life

The Newspaper and Yearbook hosted a photo booth at the annual Call to Battle, an event to showcase the courses and extracurricular activity the high school has to offer. The event occurred on the football field on Aug. 9, from 6-8p.m. ...

Project LIT BHS

Project LIT BHS

Madalynn Owens, Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under News, Photo Gallery, Showcase, Student Life

AVID 10 welcomed author Nic Stone to Battle High School on Thursday, February 22 to talk about her book, Dear Martin. Many AVID 10 members took a leadership role with the help of AVID 10 teacher Lynn Hagen to organize and put on the 3 Project LIT book club meetings throughout the day....

Black History Assembly celebrates diversity

Adrian Maddox, Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

February is commonly known for its celebration of Black History Month, a month-long observance of achievements from African Americans throughout history. Annually, Battle hosts an assembly in the performing arts center where the choir, jazz band, and theater classes perform. This year there were two 30-min...

Nic Stone to visit for Project Lit Battle

Neila Bates, Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

On February 22, the author of Dear Martin, Nic Stone, will be joining the AVID 10 book club meetings to discuss Stones best selling novel . There will be two meetings: one at 8:30AM and another during Spartan Time. Stone is a new author on the scene and is receiving a lot of attention on social me...

Save the Juice

Save the Juice

Summer Evans

January 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

"Save the Juice" Tired of your go-to tool shutting off on you during the day? No one wants to deal with long knotted up chargers throughout the school day or spend time bothering others asking if their charger is on them. Whether or not you charge your laptop before you arrive at school, with the number ...

Spartans Return from Winter Break

Spartans Return from Winter Break

Colten Stone, Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Battle High School students returned to school last week for the start of the second semester. Returning from break isn't always the easiest at first but it gives students the opportunity to do better than what they did in the previous semester. The new semester also shows difficulty in new schedules and...

Late Starts, Early Releases & Cancellations

Late Starts, Early Releases & Cancellations

Caden Elkthunder

January 17, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life, Uncategorized

It's winter in Missouri and the weather has caused school to start later or to end earlier. Late start days usually caused by weather like ice or road issues, the starting time for 1st block is 10:55 but all classes have different lengths and lunches start at different times, A Lunch at 12:05, B Lunc...

Battalion Warmups: Senior Summary

Summer Evans

December 20, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Battle show choir, commonly known as Battalion is ready to take the stage this competitive season. At this point in the year, the choral group is going through warm-ups. These intensive practices include learning choreography and music to create a musical experience. The environment of show choir is very i...

Should high school students have debit or credit cards?

Sandra Medina, Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

As cash becomes more obsolete in the age of technology, credit and debit cards are becoming the new norm. More and more teens are having the opportunity to have a debit or credit card. There are many positives and negatives to credit and debit cards, especially for teens under the age of 18. Many t...

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