Category Archives: School News

Do BHS students use their lockers?

Students at Batavia were asked if they use their locker. Of those polled, 94 percent of the people asked answered no. It seems that the lockers assigned do not get used because students do not have the time to stop

Batavia stays Home Rule

By Luke Zahner and Jason Talbott In the midterm elections, Batavia residents voted to keep the Home Rule law that allows the city to make its own decisions, separate from the state. The ballot read “Shall the city of Batavia

Drama department makes final preparations for ‘Chicago’

By Emma Kielion and Ben Barranco The Chicago musical put on by BHS students and directed by Dominic Cattero was performed in the BFAC on Nov. 7-10.   The Spectator sat down with Mr. Cattero and asked him a series

Murphdawg’s legacy

By Ben Barranco and Emma Kielion Walking in on your first day in Film as Lit not knowing what to expect or what your teacher will be like. You open the door to see a woman writing on the board.

Rerko, Sergio, sign basketball letters of intent

By Rachel Balsamo Batavia High School recently had two seniors on the girl’s basketball team sign their college letters of intent on November 14th. Ava Sergio to Winona State (Minnesota), and Geddy Rerko to Colgate University (New York). On NLI

Service above self

By Christian Stevens and Jason Talbott Batavia High School offers roughly 40 different and unique clubs and activities that students of all ages can get involved in. Clubs vary from things like Robotics all the way to volunteering clubs. Many

Juarez, committed to play for NIU, made impact on volleyball at BHS

By Lily McLaughlin and Renee Forsyth The score is 18-23, with the Geneva volleyball team taking the lead at her home court. As the play continues, Sam Juarez is set up to hit the ball. As she flies out of

OPINION: Private schools should compete in their own divisions

By Rachel Balsamo Have you ever thought about why so many private schools are beating public schools in sports and going on to win the championship game? Three private schools in Georgia alone, The Valwood Valiants, Open Bible Warriors, and

Showing pride at BHS

By Ben Barranco The Batavia Pride Alliance has been at Batavia High School for many years now and provides amazing support and acceptance for the LGBT community in Batavia and the local area. This is a safe and fun spot

Jansey Jr. elected to the Under Armour All America game

By Luke Zahner and Emma Kielion Every year, 100 of the best high school football players in the nation are selected to go to the Under Armour All America Game. This year, one of Batavia’s own, Northwestern commit Michael Jansey