Category Archives: School News

Is BHS concerned over the coronavirus?

By Kyle Rindt Over the past few months, there has been an alarming amount of cases reported in China about a mysterious illness, Coronavirus. Throughout February, the virus has spread to 82 countries, including one hundred people in the U.S.

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

Dance Team takes 18th at IHSA State

By Ryan Ingold The Batavia Dance Team is headed to the IHSA state competition, and will hit the floor Jan. 31. The Bulldogs earned their state bid with a fifth-place finish at the Geneva sectional this past Saturday, Jan. 25.

What I have learned working as a stagehand

By Ben Budke Theater at Batavia High School has always been held with high esteem by the school and the students, especially those who dedicate themselves to the show. I’ve seen that there is a large selection of actors and

Batavia High School welcomes Winterfest 2020

By Kyle Neibch and Allie Perez Batavia High School will welcome “Winterfest,” an activity for students to express themselves in a safe place, this year for the first time. Winterfest is completely different from a homecoming dance.  It is not

Anthony Guido: Artist of The Week

By Irulan Riley The Spectator had the pleasure of interviewing Anthony Guido, our artist of the week. Anthony has made several art pieces and has developed a unique sense of style.    Q: What are your pieces about?  A: “How

NEWS: ‘Tee Off for Turf’ deemed a success

By Ben Budke On Sun., Jan. 19, Batavia Boosters invited adults to golf at TopGolf to raise money in order to help pay for Batavia high school’s purchase of turf. More than 200 adults and 50 staff members attended the

REVIEW: Netflix original series ‘You’ keeps viewers on the edge of their seat

By Aubrey Rupp In December of 2018, Netflix came out with its first season of You. You was one of Netflix’s more popular shows and had over 43 million viewers in the first season alone. Most viewers enjoyed it and

OPINION: Bulldog Block’s never-ending issue

By Nelson Rerko When was the last time you had a teacher skip their class’s Bulldog Time? Probably not very long ago. Bulldog Time needs to start being respected and utilized more by teachers. Bulldog Block is a half-hour time

BHS band festival viewed a success

By Jayelin Haines On Sat., Feb. 8, Batavia High School hosted a band festival for the younger concert bands of surrounding high schools in the area, the only one in the state of Illinois. There are many events like this