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 »

Liftup101: Kindness is a virtue

By Brad Balicki and Wah Htoo A new positivity challenge created by elementary school Mary Jensen is meant to help spread random acts of kindness in tough times. “Liftup101” was started with More »

Three apps for stressed students

by Grace Gerardi The end of a semester is a hectic time during which organization is often neglected. Important tasks fall through the cracks due to the sheer size of student’s workload. 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, 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

Top ten Christmas songs of 2016

By Abby Hill Jordan Smith: “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” Jordan Smith is an American singer who won season nine of The Voice. His voice sits in a higher range and is known for his performance of Sia’s Chandelier

Why Walmart loses $3 billion a year on theft

Walmart loses a lot of money each year to theft, close to $3 billion a year in theft. There are many reasons that this can possibly happen. One major reason that this can take place is that they have door

Top three Chicago Cubs players of 2016

By Kyle Davis There were many players on the Chicago Cubs that played well during the 2016 season. Overall, the team did amazing considering that they won their first World Series in 108 years. But there were some individual players

Key Club making impact on community

By Wah Htoo Key club is a volunteering club that rounds kids together to help the community and improve their character. They do multiple activities and have many members. ”Key club is a student lag association,”  said president Maggie Keating.