The student news site of Battle High School

The Spearhead

The student news site of Battle High School

The Spearhead

The student news site of Battle High School

The Spearhead

Around The Throat by Finn Keith, exhibited at the Columbia College High School Art Show

Finn Keith: A Journey Through Art

Aubrei Roland, Reporter February 12, 2021

The metallic scent of paint filled the room, partnered with the soft thud of paint brushes moving swiftly against the canvas. This is where Battle senior Finn Keith can be found, conjuring and transferring...

CYBA brings joy to Columbia’s youth

Jackson Meyer, Reporter January 15, 2021

2020 has been a crazy year and that is safe to say. The pandemic has been the main topic of discussion for everyone and for good reason. Just one of the things that COVID has done is strip freedom away...

Alissa Simmons Continues Golf To College

Rachel Eaton and Makayla Voris December 13, 2020

Senior Alissa Simmons signed a letter of intent on Dec 7th to play golf for Central Methodist University. This honor doesn't happen to everyone- it takes hard work, persistence, and love for the sport. “It...

Brooke Anich and Her Involvment in B.E.P.A

Audrey Cornell October 30, 2020

Senior Brooke Anich has made big impacts in her own community as well as the world around her with her involvement in Environmental Protection Agency Club, which helps promote and spread information...

Cheyenne Leasure Profile Story

Cheyenne Leasure Profile Story

Addison Hunker October 27, 2020

Cheyenne Leasure, senior, started karate when she was 12 years old and has been doing karate for 5 ½ years, during that time she has become a black belt candidate. Karate is an independent sport that...

QB Success Continues

Jackson Meyer, Reporter October 25, 2019

  Throughout the six-year tenure of the storied football program, the quarterback position has always been secured by great quarterbacks throughout the years, such as Brevinn Tyler, who is now...

It’s a Small World

October 25, 2019

“It’s a small world.” Some people don’t believe that saying, but it applies to 23-year-old Cameron Hawkins. Hawkins, a 2015 Battle High School graduate, has found his way back to Battle as a Special...

Gabe Watkins-Mocumbi Acting Profile

Alissa Perkins, Reporter April 24, 2019

Junior Gabe Watkins-Mocumbi has been acting since he was in 6th grade and is a respected actor within Battle. He was invited to The International Thespians Society Missouri Conference (ITS) which is a...

Kathryn Hosey leans up against a blue swirly wall while smiling bright for the camera (Kaylee Faddis)

Art: To Be? or Not to Be?

Kaylee Faddis, Reporter January 7, 2019

The strong smell of paint sticks to the air, while water is being stained by used brushes. The world between fantasy and reality is finally defined, and now we get to dive into the mind of one of their...

Dr. Presko stands and smiles for the camera. (Kaylee Faddis)

The Presko Project

Kaylee Faddis, Reporter November 23, 2018

     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...

Brinkman smiles for a picture.

Callie Brinkman Profile

Marissa Beaver, Reporter October 29, 2018

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...

Haily Cook Profile

Haily Cook Profile

Jocelyn Calhoun, Reporter October 29, 2018

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...

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