Category Archives: School News

‘Rock the Runway’ a huge success

By Claire Gearhart On Fri., March 16, Batavia High School held its ninth annual “Rock the Runway” show where students compete in a competition to see who can make the best dress or accessory item without fabric or any other

Vaping becoming a problem at BHS

By Allyson Mata and Izzy Mach Vaping has taken over high schools with new and different types of vapes coming out all the time.  Junos, Juuls, and Sorin’s are a few of the many different types of vape products teens

What does the designers do with their dresses after Rock the Runway?

By Lilika Suzuki On Fri, March 16th, the most artistic students in Batavia high school participated in a fashion show competition called Rock the Runway. The winner’s name was Preston Williams, the first freshman winner to ever win. All pieces

‘Letters to Sala’: a look inside the BHS play

By Joy Mazur Letters to Sala is a play focused on the Holocaust, and will be performed at the BFAC from April 19-21 with shows at 7:30 pm and matinees at 2 pm during the weekend– information and tickets are

Caliendo wins IWOCA Fresh/Soph State Tournament

By Alex Richards Freshman wrestler, Michael Caliendo, won the Springfield IWCOA Fresh/Soph state tournament on March 10 and 11. Caliendo, who wrestled in the 126 weight class, relied on his previous wrestling experience to assist in his victory. According to

Student athlete, Tori Ortiz, shares about her track career

By Hailey Holt Batavia High School has some of the most dedicated, hard-working athletes out there. Among the top student athletes, Tori Ortiz, is one who has been able to accomplish a lot over the past four years here, with

OPINION: March Madness excitement absent from Batavia schools

By Katie Cole It’s that time of year again: March Madness. This college basketball tournament has been highly anticipated since the start of the new year by teens and adults across the country. Families, friends, and even strangers gather together

Q&A with Rock the Runway winner Preston Williams

This year, the 2018 “Rock the Runway” was the biggest one yet with tons of amazing and unique dresses and accessories. This year’s winner was Preston Williams, who was the first freshman winner to ever win the competition. Preston made

Entrepreneurship class helps BHS students impress investors

By Neal Patel An entrepreneur-like class that gives upperclassman the chance to come up with a business is being offered at Batavia High School. This class even has investors that can put money into the student-owned businesses who impress them

Carrying trash? What’s the real story?

It is true. Students carry trash with them in this very school. Why? It’s actually a week-long lab for AP Environmental Sciences, led by the teacher Mr. Daniel Renz. The idea is that the students carry the trash that they