Category Archives: School News

Forty-one Batavia athletes commit to play in college

By Izzy Mach, Brandon Kalsch, and Emma Exon Senior year is an exciting time for any young adult. But as graduation day comes closer and closer, some members of the class of 2018 are more prepared than others as they

FEATURE: Schlenker hurdling one goal after another

By Mary Shields Sabrina Schlenker hears the crowd cheering as she waits for the running mark. When she begins her event she can feel the wind on her face as she sprints to be the first one to leap over

Stein continues Batavia High School art department winning streak

By Sara Nolasco The VALEES or Valley Education for Employment System’s 2018 Graphic Student of the Year went to senior Haley Stei, previously won by Claire Hammock continuing the winning streak for Batavia High School. For this year design challenge,

INCubator pitch night considered a success

By Allyson Mata Batavia High School juniors and seniors presented on the Batavia Fine Arts Centre stage on Wed., May 16 for Pitch Night, a Shark Tank-style competition where groups of four or five students present their products to judges

2018 prom considered a success

By Hailey Holt On May 5 Batavia High School held their annual prom celebration at the Museum of Science and Industry. Every year the school tries to switch up venues so that each experience is unique. This year there were

Top 10 things to do before you graduate

By Hailey Holt Attend a school event you wouldn’t usually go to – Even though you may be busy with whatever sport, job, or hobbies you have going on in your life try and take the time to attend something

Highly anticipated movies of 2019

By Cass Norville How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (March 1, 2019) – The third film in Dreamworks’ How To Train Your Dragon series, this film will focus on the main characters, Hiccup, and his dragon, Toothless, as

FEATURE: Band goes to (Super)State

by Joy Mazur Krannert Center glows under the highly vaulted ceiling’s bright lights.  The hall has an open atmosphere, seemingly inviting to the students of Wind Symphony, Batavia High School’s highest-level band. On Friday night, May 4– the night before

Q&A: BHS principal Dr. JoAnne Smith speaks on school safety

By Joy Mazur The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida this past Valentine’s Day has prompted widespread controversy across the nation concerning gun reform and school safety. In the wake of protests and mourning, schools from

Coaches, administrators, put final touches on upcoming DuKane Conference

By Karlee Rindt and Savaughn Anderson On April 23, all the head coaches and athletic directors from the new DuKane Conference met at Batavia High School for a meet and greet to discuss next years new operating procedures and rules.