Category Archives: Editorial

School dress code rivalries

There has been talk that schools should use dress codes. Students have decided if they either like dress codes or not. Graduated student Bri Dorpat states her opinion on dress codes Bri: “Dress code is important to schools. It makes

OPINION: The changing of lunch tables

By Isabella Mikula and Evan Misner Starting this year, Batavia High School decided to remove the old lunch tables and chairs, and replace them with bigger tables with attached chairs. From both of the perspectives of students and Dave Andrews,

FEATURE: Posledni secures full-ride academic scholarship

By Caroline Hager Coming home from a long day of school followed by an intense wrestling practice, Andy Posledni hopped in the shower on what was just an average Tuesday night. Hearing something buzzing outside of the shower, he looked

Opinion: Pewdiepie vs. T-Series

By Ethan Klemp and Isabella Mikula In a rather recent event, there has been talk of who will earn more subscribers overall. Even though it’s been predicted that T-Series will be the No. 1 channel on YouTube, Pewdiepie will still

OPINION: Are make-up snow days necessary?

By Grace Summers and Selena Lanham Whether it’s sunny and raining or snowy and gray, Batavia’s weather is dramatically shifting all the time. We’ve just about experienced it all. With a big, unexpected snowstorm on Nov. 25 and 26, Batavia

OPINION: Students do not feel as though safety is prioritized at BHS

By Brianna Thorgesen As we near the end of 2018, the number of school shootings that have occurred in the United States this year alone reaches over 20, eight of which resulted in fatalities or injuries. Many students at Batavia

OPINION: Bring religion back into schools

By Christian Stevens In today’s day in age, there is no doubt that religion in our youth is dying out. Luckily there are still many children, teens, young adults, and adults that have kept their religion sacred, and have not

Chicago Bears success so far due to three factors

By Evan Misner After four consecutive last-place finishes in the NFC North for the Chicago Bears, starting off this season 6-3 is looking really promising. Three big events occurred that led to a 6-3 record and a first-place standing in

OPINION: Landscaping helps students do better in school

By Rachel Balsamo and Isabella Helm Landscaping does so many things for the world around us but it also helps our students perform better in school. Greener landscaping at schools helps students to perform better in their classes according to

Chicago Blackhawks made mistake in firing Coach Quenneville

By Christian Stevens What do you think of when someone mentions the Chicago Blackhawks? I know I think of the three Stanley Cup Championships in a matter of six seasons. One team winning that many championships in that short amount