Category Archives: Features

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 herself as the weird, quirky kid portrayed in

Running off the record boards

By Natalie Zagorski and Abby Tutt Her mind, body, and motivation are all a machine, moving simultaneously together on a grind continuously year-round. She fuels up her body’s engine and produces award-winning accomplishments. All of her training has a purpose

Coronaviruses adds stress on future college students

By Gabi Pucher Kaycee Reyes Ramirez is a Senior at Batavia High School. She is currently in the process of applying and being accepted to colleges. She currently has been accepted to two colleges and still has three colleges to

FEATURE: The Dress Code at BHS

By Madi Walschmidt and Ben Budke “What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is an instant language.” —Miuccia Prada. Students, today dress to fit the guidelines of

Johnson putting finishing touches on HS basketball career

By Ryan Ingold and Kyle Neibch Batavia Boys Basketball Coach Jim Nazos has had the opportunity to coach some very good basketball players during his long coaching career, but there is one player that really stands out: Jayden Johnson.  With

BHS student Bella Jordan plans on walking to the Louisville rowing team

By Aubrey Rupp and Lauren Kalsch A senior at Batavia Highschool, Bella Jordan, is taking a large step in her athletic career.  She has recently decided to be a walk-on recruit for the University of Louisville rowing team in the

Seniors struggle to manage stress during college selection season

By Jayelin Haines My shoulders sag as I sit through another class presentation about choices for our future. The words spilling out of my teacher’s mouth stick together and filter into my brain as if they were gibberish. In my

Stoneberg teaches students to love tennis

By Isabella Helm It was what they hoped would be the last point. The two tennis players were at a score of nine to eight in the ultimate tiebreaker. With a swift forehand stroke, the Batavia player had won it.

Long strives for greatness as one of wrestling program’s first females

By Grace Summers and Selena Lanham Every day the wrestlers walk in to see the following words painted on the walls of the wrestling room: “You walk into this room only a boy… with hard work and dedication, you WILL

FEATURE: Jobs affecting student’s grades

By Isabella Mikula, Ethan Klemp, and Evan Misner After a long eight-hour day at school and an eight-hour shift at Sierra Trading Post, Ryan Larson finally comes home. It’s 10:30 at night and Larson has a lot of assignments in