The Spearhead

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

March 20, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

The sound of welcome. It is a sound reconstructed time and time again as the world continues its search for an answer to reoccurring issues of inequality and the loss of hope. For years music and poetry have been utilized as mediums for such curiosity. But for many the sound of welcome was found in t...

The School Newspaper

Alissa Perkins, Reporter

November 19, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

A widespread belief has been circling around that the journalism profession is dying. However, according to The Washington Post, “journalism isn’t dying, it’s just changing in ominous ways.” People don’t read newspapers everyday, in 1990 there were 1.28 million media types and in 2016 there...

Spooky Mix

Ema Higgins, Reporter

November 19, 2018


Filed under A&E, Uncategorized

If you love fall, this is a treat for you. Don’t eat boring chex mix all year long, eat spooky mix. Spooky mix is basically a mix of treats that remind me of fall.   Ingredients: 1 cup of candy corn 2 cups of corn chex cereal 1 cup of life cereal cinnamon 1 cup of sweet chocolate chips 1 ...

Fun Things to do on Halloween

Raven Atwood, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

There are so many fun things to do in the month of October, leading up to Halloween. Most enjoy the changing weather, the leaves changing in color, and the kids running around in costumes. One may ask, what are we going to do? There are so many alternate things that we may do to fill in for trick-or-...

Homecoming Dance

Homecoming Dance

Ema Higgins, Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

This year Battle High School’s homecoming was on September 22nd. The theme was back to the 80’s and it was Battle’s 6th annual homecoming.   Sophomore Sierra Tripp has attended homecoming her freshman year, however this year marking her favorite of the two. “The best part of homecom...

Kaitlyn Bailey

Kaitlyn Bailey

September 27, 2018


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Kaitlyn Bailey is a junior at Battle High School. For the last two years, she has been a staff member for her schools, yearbook, newspaper and magazine. She is the junior editor-in-chief, as well as a reporter for CPS360, her district’s broadcast TV program. In addition to journalism, she takes...

Model UN

Lily Drage

April 27, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

You may have seen groups like Battle’s Model UN in many movies and shows. Similar to the actual United Nations, Model UN enlightens group members about popular political issues and the contributions to them from foreign nations.  “I guess when you learn that we simulate the real United Nations a...

Late Starts, Early Releases & Cancellations

Late Starts, Early Releases & Cancellations

Caden Elkthunder

January 17, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life, Uncategorized

It's winter in Missouri and the weather has caused school to start later or to end earlier. Late start days usually caused by weather like ice or road issues, the starting time for 1st block is 10:55 but all classes have different lengths and lunches start at different times, A Lunch at 12:05, B Lunc...

Battalion Warmups: Senior Summary

Summer Evans

December 20, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Battle show choir, commonly known as Battalion is ready to take the stage this competitive season. At this point in the year, the choral group is going through warm-ups. These intensive practices include learning choreography and music to create a musical experience. The environment of show choir is very i...

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...

Signs by Drake review

Neila Bates, Staff writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Canadian hip-hop artist Drake released his new single "Signs" in June of this year. Drake has been on the music scene for almost a decade his career oddly enough began by landing a role in Degrassi: The next generation in 2001. Following his acting career, he moved on to music releasing his first mixtape in ...

Girls Swim & Dive

Marc Chauvin, Reporter

March 21, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

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