Fast facts on the history of the AP exam

By Emma Kilburg The first AP exams were taken in the 1955-1956 school year when the College Board first launched the program. The AP exam is different for every subject, but the More »

News: What will graduation look like for seniors in 2021?

By Emily Newburn On Wed., May 26, the class of 2021 will be able to celebrate their graduation all together, outdoors at Northern Illinois University.  Last year, 2020 graduates had no idea More »

NEWS: Batavia prom an opportunity for normalcy for ’21 graduating class

This year, at Batavia High School, it was known that prom would be cancelled for the second year in a row due to the Covid-19 restrictions put into place.  Instead of putting More »

NEWS: BHS returning to in-building learning

By Hailey Adams With CDC guidelines changing, it accommodates schools to let children go in full time. School schedules and rules have been changed and put in place. With only two months More »

Q&A with “The Theory of Relativity” cast member Erin McLauglin

By Emma Kilburg The BHS 2021 musical “The Theory of Relativity,” filmed and made into a movie for the first time ever, will be premiering through a livestream at 7:30 on Fri., More »

 

Ranking 5 Seconds of Summer Albums

By Grace Bennett 5 Seconds of Summer has been making music since their first EP came out in 2012. They have continued to make music and tour throughout most of the nine years, with the exception of their small break

OPINION: BHS should add leadership classes

By Sofia Bellafiore There are many classes offered at Batavia High School that give students the opportunity to learn things that they enjoy.  Classes like art, graphics, or marine biology are electives that center around an individual’s interests, and they

REVIEW: ‘Soul’ a family-friendly movie that shouldn’t be missed

By Hailey Adams Soul was a movie that came out in December that portrays a sweet message. The middle school band teacher, Joe, meets a friend named 22 who helps him realize the importance of earth.  With the message behind

Top ten most streamed songs on Spotify

“Peaches” (ft. Daniel Caesar & Giveon) – Justin Bieber – 4.2 million views “Drivers License” – Olivia Rodrigo – 29.33 million views “Astronaut In The Ocean” – Masked Wolf – 28.31 million views “Telepatia” – Kali Uchis – 28.21 million

Fast facts on the history of the AP exam

By Emma Kilburg The first AP exams were taken in the 1955-1956 school year when the College Board first launched the program. The AP exam is different for every subject, but the scoring has always been the same. Students receive

REVIEW: Caesar shows a sense of vulnerability in ‘Freudian’ album

By Aubrey de Guzman Freudian, the 2017 album released by Daniel Caesar was mellow, gentle, and soft. This ten-track anthology was worth the listen. There were traces of religion found within songs such as “We Find Love.” Gospel instrumentation was

News: What will graduation look like for seniors in 2021?

By Emily Newburn On Wed., May 26, the class of 2021 will be able to celebrate their graduation all together, outdoors at Northern Illinois University.  Last year, 2020 graduates had no idea that their graduation wouldn’t be anything close to

REVIEW: WindMill Grille & Pizzeria is the perfect place to eat with a group of friends

By Emily Newburn WindMill Grille & Pizzeria is a family-owned business managed by sisters Betime Elezi and Gzime Sadiku, along with their husbands, Brain Elizi and Futi Sadiku. The restaurant opened on March 5 in downtown Batavia, not far from

REVIEW: ‘R I S E’ is unique, mesmerizing piece of music

By Katherynn Ramirez Coming from a very talented family, Willow Smith has begun a musical career of her own. Since the release of her first album in 2015, Jahnavi Jivana Devi Dasi has also continued her own musical path. The

REVIEW: ‘Evermore’ is a must listen

By Emma Kilburg There are a thousand inspirational quotes about how you only get one life, which I used to believe was true. That is, until I listened to Evermore by Taylor Swift. Suddenly I didn’t just get one life.