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Melissa Lindsey plays her guitar as bubbles float by.

Stand Out and Sing Loud

Jackie Ozanich, Managing Editor May 1, 2023

The restaurant, filled with rich smells of Cajun cuisine and people sitting in anticipation, quiets as the band, Artie’s Univibe, enters the stage with Melissa Lindsey, along with her dad and lead-guitarist...

Engineer in the making

Engineer in the making

Samantha Bonen, Writer December 21, 2022

Griffin Pratte, senior at Battle, is a scholar who loves family, and has a sound passion for engineering. When Pratte was little, he watched lots of car shows about engines, and soon overtime, became...

Teacher Spotlight

Michael Pigggggggggg December 19, 2022

Nichol Einsiedel, Spanish teacher, has been working at Battle for four years and has taught all levels of Spanish.  Einsiedel attended Lindenwood University for five years, where she started learning...

Teacher Spotlight

Teacher Spotlight

Isaac Boss, Reporter November 29, 2022

Lacie Gerfen, history teacher, was a student teacher who taught here last year under Susie Adams, APUSH teacher, and since then has graduated from Mizzou. She went to school majoring in teaching as a Biology...

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...

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