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The Presko Project

The Presko Project

Kaylee Faddis, Reporter

November 23, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Showcase

     Early last October, Principal Dr. Kim Presko received the outstanding administrator award by the Missouri Council of Career and Technical Administrators (MCCTA). Presko was recognized for her continued support in both career education and technical education. Jordan Smith, teacher and adviser of Darkroom...

Callie Brinkman Profile

Callie Brinkman Profile

Marissa Beaver, Reporter

October 29, 2018


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Sophomore Callie Brinkman enjoys having a busy schedule but makes sure to save time for friends and family. Brinkman heavily participates in church, music, golf, and school. A busy schedule comes with positives and negatives, but the positives typically outweigh the negatives for Brinkman. “I want to ...

Haily Cook Profile

Haily Cook Profile

Jocelyn Calhoun, Reporter

October 29, 2018


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While most seventh grade students were playing sports or spending time with friends, sophomore Haily Cook was working with her teacher to become a published author. 7th Grade Poetry (7GP) is a national organization that provides school poetry competitions. Their goal is to bring together families, stu...

Turning Pro

Turning Pro

Cheyenne Leasure, Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Showcase, Sports

For some professional athletes, time management is something they may struggle with, especially if they are a student. That doesn’t seem to be the case for sophomore Cynthia Ricciotti though. Between school, homework, marching band, and disc golf, Ricciotti has succeeded at keeping up with each. Disc g...

This Ain’t No PowderPuff

Allison Collier, Student

September 27, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Showcase, Sports

Go out the field, warm up, split into groups, practice blocking, practice plays, conditioning. The typical narrative of a football practice--only this one’s told by a girl.   Kayla Moss has been around football ever since she can remember. “I’ve watched football my whole life,” s...

Student of the Month: Natalie McNeely

Summer Evans

December 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student of the Month, Uncategorized

Freshman, Natalie McNeely is the freshman student of the month. This means we're gonna take a deeper look at this star student. Let's get to know Natalie. Natalie is very involved at Battle High School. She is in show choir, acting troupe, drama club, and math club. Show choir one of her major commitm...

Taylor Reed Profile

Neila Bates, Writer

October 2, 2017


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Taylor Reed is a junior at Battle and she is nothing short of impressive. Taylor has faced a lot of obstacles to get to the point she is at today. At a young age, Taylor was facing the struggle of her parents divorcing and being all over with her grandparents. This led to Taylor realizing who her her...

Katelin Glascock Profile

Summer Evans, Writer

October 2, 2017


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Katelin Glascock, 16, is a junior at Battle High School. She is involved in multiple extracurricular activities and various Advanced Placement, honors, and world language courses. Although Glascock has a heavy load, between school and dance classes, nothing has never kept her from doing her best. It all...

Greg Soden Profile

Cheyenne Fields, Writer

October 2, 2017


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Going to a foreign place is a big commitment and can be a frightening thing to face on your own, especially as a young adult. As a child Gregory Soden was curious as to what he wanted to do with his time. He tried out swimming, water polo, soccer, basketball, and baseball in all of which he didn't...

Margaret Frey Profile

Adrian Maddox, Editor

October 2, 2017


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Sophomores welcomed a new face this year at Battle when Margaret Frey came onto the scene as the brand new learning specialist of English 10. Frey moved to Columbia Missouri six years ago, but will be teaching her first year at Battle this year. Frey has taught English throughout many cities along th...

Hannah Nandor Profile

Liam Barry, Writer

October 2, 2017


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Hannah Nandor teaches Chemistry and Honors Chemistry to mostly juniors. Nandor went to Lafayette High School in St. Louis, then went to Truman State University. She has always wanted to be a teacher and she really loves chemistry for its wide range of experiments and study. Her favorite side of che...

Destiny Dollinger Profile

Colten Stone, Writer

October 2, 2017


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Destiny Dollinger's value of education is unbelievable. She shows the dedication and hardwork to not only be just a student and as an athlete, but also as a leader. When Dollinger was a little girl she was very quiet and shy, but as she has gotten older her leadership has become a reality. Last year...

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