Category Archives: Features

All about Sydney Short’s artistic journey

By Katherynn Ramirez 2020 and 2021 have been full of paint spills, blurry brush strokes, and gloomy colors but many have come out on top as artists of the week. Sydney Short has showcased her artwork and holds the title

Teen musician Brogan making a name for herself

By Grace Bennett Lauren Brogan has been interested in music for the majority of her life. Whether it’s a cover of a song or a verse of an original song, she will spend up to weeks perfecting it to the

REVIEW: ‘Chemtrails over the Country Club’ delivers somber feel

By Amanda Schmelder Chemtrails over the Country Club is Lana Del Rey’s seventh studio album, released March 19, 2021. It explores her usual themes of love, heartbreak, and glamour. The album opens with “White Dress,” with its somber and dark

Mamminga, Blahnik produce song on Spotify

By Hailey Adams Producing a song on Spotify is a huge experience, especially if you are just in High School. Rachel Blahnik and Lily Mamminga wrote and produced a song on Spotify. From August to September freshman Mamminga and sophomore

AP Exams in 2021: Is it worth it?

By Emily Newburn and Emma Kilburg “A… no, it’s got to be C, or maybe D. At least I know it can’t be E, unless… maybe it is.” This has been and will be the internal monologue of thousands of

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