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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, whic...

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 Algebra ca...

Fashion Highlights

Batkhuleg Battur, DABKING Journalist

December 13, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life, Student of the Month

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 of cool, young, and ...

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 "he just...

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 cho...

Teacher Spotlight: Ms.Rose

Teacher Spotlight: Ms.Rose

Batkhuleg Battur, Reporter

September 30, 2016


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If you want to meet a new teacher that you've never seen before, go say "hi" to Ms. Taylor Rose. She's cool and awesome to hangout with and a very helpful teacher who loves her students in anyway as much as possible. Rose wanted to be a teacher because the majority of women who are in her family we...

Student of the Month: Isaak Smith

Student of the Month: Isaak Smith

Jack Tallmage, Reporter

September 30, 2016


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Isaak Smith, freshman student of the month, is an obliging, charismatic individual whose kindness proves largely apparent no matter the situation he is in. Generosity yielding in no situation, Isaak has conveyed that he is enthusiastic, accommodating, and hardworking during his few weeks at Battle. In...

There’s A New Coach In Town

There’s A New Coach In Town

Batkhuleg Battur and Hana Kellenberger

September 28, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports, Uncategorized

The end of the 2015/16 boys basketball season concluded a rather disappointing year. Only 4 wins and lots of defeats. But no wins in 2016. However there's a new coach in town who's willing to fix that problem. His name is Brian Meny. Coach Meny is excited and happy to be here at Battle, and he's c...

How Young Life Changed My Life

How Young Life Changed My Life

Rachel Godbey, Punny Journalist

May 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Profiles, Showcase

Young Life is a group that some may judge because of the people who attend it, or by the topics that it covers; but it is much deeper than that. The teens who attend Young Life are thrown into a world of friendship, games, and most importantly Jesus Christ. Columbia, Missouri holds many different groups of ...

Say Hello to Mr. Ellison

Say Hello to Mr. Ellison

Batkhuleg Battur, Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Showcase, Sports

Atiyyah Ellison is the funniest and most animated staff member at Battle. Go give him a high five or just spark up a conversation, and you will be on your way to a new friendship. He's a former NFL lineman, an he played from teams like the New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens, Jacksonville Jaguars,...

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