Batavia High School named Illinois Democracy School

By Abigail Solano Batavia High School was recognized as a 2017 Illinois Democracy School in early August after displaying the practice of democracy within the school over the years.  This award is More »

Freshmen in the House

By Abby Kent and Claire Gearhart Starting next school year, a new system will be put in place called the House System and will impact mostly freshman. This is the beginning of More »

Kaleidoscope concert enjoyed by everyone

By Alexa Garcia The 6th annual kaleidoscope concert occurred in the BFAC on Wed., Dec. 9 to showcase musicians at Batavia High School. This concert included performances from the band, choir, orchestra, More »

Batavia decides to follow UEC neighbors to new DuKane Conference

By Jackson Lambert and Liam Hellard Over the past several weeks, a new conference called the DuKane Conference (composed of Batavia, Geneva, St. Charles East, St. Charles North, Wheaton North, Wheaton South, More »

Freshman finals survival kit

By Xander Lundblad Are you feeling the normal stress of a typical high schooler now that the semester is coming to a close? Is your stomach aching? Are your palms sweating? If More »

 

Four easy date night ideas in Batavia

By Claire Gearhart 1. Stargazing What’s better than spending an evening underneath the alluring stars with some tasty treats, cozy blankets, and the exceptional company of someone close to you? Stargazing is a clear and effortless way of having a

Batavia High School named Illinois Democracy School

By Abigail Solano Batavia High School was recognized as a 2017 Illinois Democracy School in early August after displaying the practice of democracy within the school over the years.  This award is given to a school that exemplifies six key

How Autumn crazy are you? Take this quiz and find out!

By Kyra Swims 1. What are your thoughts on plaid? A. It’s disgusting. No one should wear it B. It’s ok, but I wouldn’t wear it C. I own maybe two or three shirts D. ALL PLAID EVERYTHING 2. Do

Freshmen in the House

By Abby Kent and Claire Gearhart Starting next school year, a new system will be put in place called the House System and will impact mostly freshman. This is the beginning of plans to make Batavia High School seem less

Kaleidoscope concert enjoyed by everyone

By Alexa Garcia The 6th annual kaleidoscope concert occurred in the BFAC on Wed., Dec. 9 to showcase musicians at Batavia High School. This concert included performances from the band, choir, orchestra, and small ensemble groups. For this concert, musical

Kettering’s remarkable career coming to a close

By Grace Gerardi Evidence of Batavia High School’s past presents itself in ways both small and large: trophies standing proudly in display cases, the names and years emblazoned on pennants hanging from the gymnasium ceiling, and, of course, teachers who

Halsey and the Chainsmokers ‘Closer’ preformance astonishing

By Alexa Garcia The hit song ‘Closer’ by Halsey and The Chainsmokers shot to number one on the charts for 12 weeks straight. On Sun., Nov. 20, Halsey and The Chainsmokers aroused the crowd at the American Music Awards with

Classic rock is forever

By Alexa Garcia As time passes, new genres of music form, but some people are still drawn to music produced 20 years ago. There is something about classic rock that entrances audiences to continue to keep coming back to it.

Nick Benson: Star athlete tackles the competition

By: Brad Balicki A timeout is called; the competition has been dominating all night and it was Nick Benson’s choice to either accept his defeat or hustle up and come back strong from the 10-point deficit. Benson does exactly that

Cubs rock the World Series

By Maggie Boersma On Wed., Nov. 2, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series. The Chicago Cubs had been denied a World Series win for 108 years. After their last win in 1908, they definitely deserved this win. It’s been