News: BPS101 receives federal Covid grant

By Sofia Bellafiore Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, Batavia Public Schools was awarded a grant of $1.13m in relief funding. This will be the second funding package to be approved by federal More »

Williams’ lasting legacy at BHS

By Hailey Haddon The social outcast: they’re in every high school movie ever. Adorned with glasses, braces, and occasionally pigtails, the movie industry has invented a personality type. Preston Williams often describes More »

NEWS: Reimbursement from state provides all BHS students with free bagged lunches

By Natalie Zagorski Quest Food Services changed the way they distribute their meals in order to provide meals for BHS students during the pandemic. Quest provides Batavia school district as well as More »

NEWS: Teachers, district prepare for Covid-19 vaccines

By Amy Bleakley and Mason Kruse Since the start of Covid-19, American citizens have been patiently waiting for the vaccine’s arrival. In the month of December, the first few distributions of the More »

NEWS: COVID affecting high school students mental health

By Juliana Lopez Something I believe we neglect or brush off as not important is teenagers’ mental health. Not only are the adults going through a very stressful time, but the students More »

 

Biv’s Top 5 Songs

Biv is an independent artist and producer from New York who focuses on mainly rap and alternative rock. He began making music in 2016. He has a unique style that goes fairly unnoticed. He is able to create many albums

REVIEW: Swift’s new song does not disappoint

By Grace Bennett Taylor Swift announced a new song featuring country singer Maren Morris two days before its release on March 26. ‘You All Over Me’ is a track that is from the vault that is from her second album.

OPINION: Taking a gap year more valuable now than ever before

By Sofia Bellafiore This year has opened the eyes of students looking to go to a four-year university because the Covid-19 pandemic has put a hold on college life.  The idea of a gap year is not looked down upon

Top 10 places to visit in Batavia area

By Emily Newburn It may not be New York City or San Francisco, but Batavia has its own unique charm. At first glance, it may not seem like there’s anything super exciting in the area, but look again! Whether you’re

Biv’s top five songs

By Francesca White Biv is an independent artist and producer from New York who focuses on mainly rap and alternative rock. He began making music in 2016. He has a unique style that goes fairly unnoticed. He is able to

News: BPS101 receives federal Covid grant

By Sofia Bellafiore Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, Batavia Public Schools was awarded a grant of $1.13m in relief funding. This will be the second funding package to be approved by federal lawmakers, a package that was approved in December

Which cookie is best: Sugar or Chocolate Chip?

By Hailey Adams For many years I have heard people debating which cookie is better, but everyone knows that chocolate chip cookies are way better than sugar cookies.  Chocolate chip cookies taste amazing straight out of the oven whereas sugar

Five ways to start achieving year-old goal of getting healthier during quarantine

By Emma Kilburg Most people made some kind of health goal during early quarantine, and whether the goal was to lose weight, eat more vegetables, or workout more, very few people actually achieved it. At the recent one-year anniversary of

OPINION: Students should not return to in-person school full time

By Aubrey de Guzman With spring break coming up, controversy has been floating around regarding the return of in-person students at school. It is not the right choice for students to continue their courses fully in-person rather than remote or

Opinion: Cancel culture provides consequences but sometimes goes too far

By Katherynn Ramirez Nowadays “cancel culture” has grown tremendously. Groups of people are attacking and criticizing other people, businesses, movements, and items.   Cancel culture can work in certain situations but it shouldn’t be brought into every problem.  Cancel culture is