Category Archives: School News

Ping pong club makes debut

By Xander Lundblad Wed., Nov. 16 was a huge day for BHS clubs as a new club had its first meeting that day, and one the school has never seen before: Ping Pong Club. The idea to start this club

Bulldog power hour

By Kyra Swims and Maggie Boersma Throughout the past several weeks, a new version of Bulldog Hour has been implemented. This program occurs every Wednesday, in every block excluding gym, and lasts for 30 minutes. The time has multiple uses,

Misfortune strikes Batavia toy drive; help needed

By Logan Elders The Batavia toy drive is short on toys because of roof leakage. It was a sad day for Batavia toy drive co-chairmen Roy Bailey Jr. and co-leader Rudy Dubis when they found a roof leak at the

Batavia talks of conference realignment

By Jackson Lambert and Liam Hellard Though many may not know it yet, the Upstate Eight Conference (UEC) which has been the longtime home of Batavia, is in danger of dissolving this upcoming December due to the possibility of a

Lesniak teaches new PAWS program

By Kyle Davis There’s a new academic program at Batavia High School. It’s not just any academic program however, it’s one that will help students who are in desperate need of help. The program is called PAWS, which stands for

Cubs parade a grand slam

By Sarah Hager The halls may have seemed a bit emptier than usual on Fri., Nov. 4 as many students headed to Chicago to attend the Cubs World Series victory parade. The Cubs’ final defeat of the Cleveland Indians on

PREVIEW: Girls’ basketball depending on youth

By Lauren Casper   Girl Basketball Coaching Staff: Kevin Jensen (Head Varsity) – sixth year Alex Benters (Asst. Varsity) – second year Frank Torres (Asst. Varsity) – second year Sarah Wilkie (Head Sophomore) – sixth year Allison Jordan (Head Freshmen)

Be thankful for Thanksgiving

By Sarah Hager The sound of hearty laughter fills the room as the sweet smell of stuffed turkey and homemade apple pie wafts in from the kitchen. On this upcoming Thurs., Nov. 24, millions of Americans across the country will

PREVIEW: Returnees hope to return to IHSA Regionals

By Lauren Casper   Head Coach: Jim Nazos Years coaching at BHS: five years Asst. coaches: Nick Marsh- fifth year Anthony Williams-15th year Tim Swanson-fifth year David Hardnett-second year Ryan Sullivan-ninth year David Jonathan-second year Last season’s highlights (including record):

High school students partner with elementary students for mentoring program

By Holly DuBose Recently, Batavia District 101 gave high school students the opportunity to mentor elementary school students after school. The After School Mentoring program consists of meeting once a week for one hour with an elementary school student and