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PREVIEW: IHSA football playoff outlook

By Jackson Lambert Chilly night and often chillier Saturday games that any football lover will associate with one monumental mark in their football season, high school playoffs. Illinois, a state nationally recognized for its degree of high school football, is

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,

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

OPINION: Karaoke’s benefits wide ranging

Every Thursday, I look forward to singing karaoke at Aliano’s in downtown Batavia. People often view karaoke as a way of socializing with friends at bars for entertainment. Even though it is fun, karaoke has numerous different beneficial traits. After

With prep done, Student Council hoping for successful Homecoming week

By Sarah Hager Homecoming week is upon Batavia, beginning today, Mon., Sept. 12. Months of planning and preparation have gone into making this week the best it can be. Batavia High School’s student council plays a vital role in the

What graduating high school really feels like with Haley Niedzwiedz

By Sarah Hager Although at times it may feel like high school lasts forever, sooner or later it comes to an end. As students approach senior year, a lot of questions and uncertainties tend to arise about what the future

Eighth-grader behind ‘Thatguyphotos’ already making an impact on BHS athletics

By Rachel Morano Sports have always been a big part of Batavia High School, but especially now more than ever because of the way “Thatguyphotos” captures the action. Samuel Thiem is an eighth-grader at Rotolo Middle School and has already

OPINION: Off-Campus lunch should be optional for licensed students

By Sierra Hobson High school is a place where teens have the chance to learn responsibility, expand their education, and above all, grow both academically and personally. High school is also where most students begin driving. Driving is one of

Batavia/Geneva rivalry still a strong one

By Rachel Morano Team rivalries spike interest throughout a high school better than anything else, especially when it comes to football and cheer. Batavia and Geneva have had a strong rivalry since 1912.  This rivalry is the 72nd oldest in

BHS Homecoming events are here!

Students and staff at Batavia High School are getting ready for the annual Homecoming dance that is to be held in the school’s cafeteria on the evening of Saturday September 24.             The dance will follow the football game against