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Feature: Bringing art to the community

Feature: Bringing art to the community

By Eli Balisi and Brynne Albert When COVID-19 first shut down schools across the country, one thing that was lost was a sense of community and creativity among students. However, in spite of those difficulties, members of the National Art Honors Society here at BHS renewed efforts to improve the artistic quality of the school […]

A look back on Batavia’s 2022 homecoming week


A look back on Batavia’s 2022 homecoming week

By Alek Simeunovic Batavia’s 2022 Homecoming celebrations kicked off with “Paint the Town,” a designated day where local shops and businesses had their storefronts decorated by the school’s clubs and sports. The entire Batavia downtown was covered in layers of colorful paint to signal the beginning of this year’s festivities. One of Batavia’s annual homecoming […]

Review: The most dramatic season of ‘Bachelorette’ yet


Review: The most dramatic season of ‘Bachelorette’ yet

By: Emma Stoodley ABC’s producers of The Bachelorette chose to do something this past season that they have never done before: two bachelorettes at the same time. Gabby Windey and Rachel Recchia, both in the final three on Clayton Echard’s previous season of The Bachelor, were the test run for this idea. Alongside the host, […]

FEATURE: Perry – Sophomore Sensation


FEATURE: Perry – Sophomore Sensation

By Ava Curran, Mary Fornelli, and Amanda Melvin Sydney Perry is a female wrestler at Batavia High School and has been bestowed multiple awards, including being named Wrestling Athlete of the Week by USA wrestling. She also finished 25-0 in her sophomore season and won the first IHSA women’s wrestling championship. She was selected for […]

Album Review: “Twin Fantasy” by Car Seat Headrest


Album Review: “Twin Fantasy” by Car Seat Headrest

The 2018 album “Twin Fantasy” by indie-rock band Car Seat Headrest is a concept album in which the lead singer Will Toledo sings mainly about a relationship of his. It explores many topics such as love, youth, and insecurity. It was originally recorded in 2011 by Toledo in his college dorm room. Seven years later […]

REVIEW: La Mesa Modern Mexican deserves a do-over


REVIEW: La Mesa Modern Mexican deserves a do-over

By Emma Stoodley May 5th, also known as Cinco de Mayo, is a very popular night for Mexican Restaurants within the Fox Valley Area. I joined in on this and tried a Mexican restaurant that was recommended to me.  La Mesa is a modern Mexican restaurant located in downtown St. Charles near the Fox River. […]

Batavia’s Baseball Bros


Batavia’s Baseball Bros

By Emma Stoodley, Paige Blasi, and Faith Borré “They have an unspoken bond that is undeniable. They can just give each other a look and both will understand what’s going on,” said head varsity coach Alex Beckmann.  Brothers Charlie and Henry Saul have bonded over baseball since they were little. For the past two years, […]

Kim Kardashian reminisces Marilyn Monroe


Kim Kardashian reminisces Marilyn Monroe

By Paige Blasi Kim Kardashian loses 16 pounds in three weeks to fit in Marilyn Monroe’s historical dress. Monroe was known as an actress and model. She wore the dress while performing “Happy Birthday” for President John F. Kennedy at a fundraiser. This performance remains one of the most famous performances of all time. The […]

Rozzie Line takes the stage with new album “Honestly”


Rozzie Line takes the stage with new album “Honestly”

By Ellie Carter Rozzie Line stands alone, swaying slightly beside amps and multicolored wiring. She strums a pastel green guitar and hums “Fade Into You” by Mazzy Star into the microphone. The singer/songwriter is serenading Cafe & Barr in Geneva, and she is unwavered. It’s not surprising that Line is calm and collected on stage- […]

FEATURE: Lin prepares for pre-med at Northwestern


FEATURE: Lin prepares for pre-med at Northwestern

By Cole Conklin As the year 2021-2022 comes to a close, hundreds of seniors are preparing themselves for the next stages in their life. Some are opting in for joining the military, many are hoping to continue to pursue their interests at state schools like UIUC, Illinois State, and Waubonsee, and still, others are going […]

FEATURE: Will Fetterolf be Batavia’s second wrestling state champion?


FEATURE: Will Fetterolf be Batavia’s second wrestling state champion?

Kaden Fetterolf, a junior that wrestles in the 138-pound weight class from Batavia High School and has already made some of the most notable achievements in the school’s history, will be looking to secure his first state title and become the schools first ever IHSA state place winner. Fetterolf has been involved in the Batavia […]