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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...

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...

Danny Gammon Profile

Madalynn Owens, Editor

October 2, 2017


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It’s cool to love school. At least Mr. Gammon thinks so. Gammon was home schooled up until the 4th grade by his mother who was an English Education major. Many of his mannerisms and things he likes can be attributed to his elementary school experience. Ever since he knew he wanted to be a teacher,...

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Ponder

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Ponder

Batkhuleg Battur, Reporter

February 23, 2017


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There are students who are currently struggling in math class, especially Algebra 1. It’s a tough topic to learn and to understand what the subject means. Calculating x’s and y’s just seems very difficult, but there’s a teacher who loves the concept of math and she knows every concept of all ...

Fashion Highlights

Batkhuleg Battur, DABKING Journalist

December 13, 2016


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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 ...

Student of the Month: Josiah Youngblood

Student of the Month: Josiah Youngblood

Josie Nichols, Reporter

November 16, 2016


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Josiah Youngblood is a Junior at Battle High School and was nominated to be Junior of the month. In order to be nominated, the student’s teachers must select them. One of Josiah’s teachers, Ms. Schupp, says she nominated him because “He is a positive role model for all students.” Josiah says ...

Student of the Month: Kiessence Bassett

Student of the Month: Kiessence Bassett

Jack Tallmage, Reporter

November 14, 2016


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Kiessence Bassett, Sophomore student of the month, demonstrates her immense capability through her academic and extracurricular involvement. Bassett is one of the most amicable individuals at Battle, and her involvement in activities inside and out of BHS is indicative of her capabilities. Kiessence...

Student of the Month: Stephanie Salas

Student of the Month: Stephanie Salas

Josie Nichols, Reporter

October 4, 2016


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Stephanie Salas, senior, was recognized as Student of the Month. Stephanie has a passion in becoming a leader in the Hispanic community to prove that statistics are wrong. Stephanie thinks of herself as a good leader and she's able to work with anyone. Stephanie is an AVID scholar, she’s in show c...

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