Tag Archives: batavia high school

BHS has a stroke (of paint that is)

By Emily Tratar Art students have been painting murals around Batavia High School these last few months to bring creativity and positivity to the students day. It was created by a group of students after petitioning for a grant during

Vantreek runs for the VTP class

By Elisa Reamer Claire Vantreek, a senior at Batavia High School, has organized a run/walk/roll event to raise money for the Vocational Transitional Program on April 15, 2018, at 1 pm at Batavia High School. The event costs $15 per

Q&A: Preziosio makes impact with VTP students

By Elisa Reamer Julie Preziosio is a special education teacher at Batavia High School. This is her first year teaching the Vocational Transitional Program (VTP) students but has also co-taught history, science, and English classes. Every day she is faced

Batavia High School: Next to be voted the hottest school in America

By Emily Tratar Rain or shine, blizzard or heat wave, Batavia High School is consistently one thing – a sweltering 40 degrees. The majority of the student body can agree that they have to dress appropriately for the balmy climate

OPINION: Teaching is the best job

By Emily Tratar When people are asked the question “what do you want to be when you grow up?” the answer is usually not to relive your high school days for the rest of your life as a teacher. Most

Batavia’s Night of hoops tradition still going strong

By Rudy Mix On Sat., Jan. 27,  Batavia High School hosted their 25 annual Night of Hoops. This event featured eight high school basketball teams competing against each other all throughout the course of one day. On the day of

Q&A: Dalton speaks on her retirement

By Vanessa True This school year, Batavia High School is saying their goodbyes to a teacher of 23 years, Celeste Dalton. Dalton has touched the lives of hundreds of students throughout her years here at BHS teaching classes such as

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,

2017 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists announced

By Maggie Boersma Two semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship from Batavia High School were announced on September 16th. The two students, Matthew Grendzinski and Colin Holden, are seniors at Batavia High School. The two seniors were alerted of this

ISYM summer music camp is beneficial

By Alexa Garcia ISYM is a summer music camp held at the University of Illinois in Champaign Illinois that many people from our town (including me) attended over the summer. Most students that sign up do not know the other