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BHS through the decades

By Evan Misner and Isabella Mikula Over the past 20-30 years at Batavia High School, the culture has changed but not many current teachers could share the changes. Coach Trippi Payne and Mrs. Miller has shared the changes they witnessed.

Sego places at girls swim state championships

By Renee Forsyth In her freshman and sophomore years, varsity swimmer Kelly Sego competed in the state championships for girl’s swimming but did not score points. This season was a different story.   At the state championships, Sego was able

Entering its fourth year, Mentoring Program making a difference

By Ari Fragen The Batavia After School Mentoring program is making strides as it enters its fourth year of existence. Amy Nelson founded the program because of struggles at some of the elementary schools. “The Mentoring Program began several years

What is Type One Diabetes?

By Gabriella Helfer Many people don’t know much about diabetes. People joke around and make fun of the disease. They think that only unhealthy people have it. But that’s untrue. There are two different types of diabetes: type one, and

Behind the scenes at Batavia Chick-Fil-A

By Emma Kielion Aleigh Nelson has been working at the Batavia Chick-Fil-A location for about 2.5 years now and started working there at age 15. Chick-Fil-A has been a part of Batavia since 2013. Their chicken sandwiches are loved by

Nicki Minaj vs. Cardi B

By Ben Barranco Female rappers have always been seen and rated behind male rappers. Some of the first popular female rappers in the game came around in the 90s with artists such as Missy Elliot, Foxy Brown, and Lil’ Kim,

The Fall Musical: Chicago

By Anna Laurich and Maddie Misiura The Batavia Drama Club is performing a musical production of Chicago from Nov. 8-10. While the high school is mainly known for Football, the Batavia Fine Arts Centre are known for their very professional

OPINION: GMOs are safe, efficent

By Ethan Still Genetically Modified Organisms, known by the acronym GMOs, have been a growing industry since early in the 1900s. The DNA in organisms are modified to increase crop yields and storage time, make foods more appealing and even

How pollution affects wildlife

By Stana Burke The number of wildlife is supposed to decrease by two-thirds by the year 2020. This data was compiled by researchers who believe that this is being caused by human pollution. Some don’t understand what pollution even means.

Survey: Are students really ready for tests?

By Gavin Bieber I took a survey and asked my fellow classmates if they study for test. Most students study for tests, but others feel a need that they are confident with there classes and don’t feel the need to