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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

Top ten Christmas songs of 2016

By Abby Hill Jordan Smith: “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” Jordan Smith is an American singer who won season nine of The Voice. His voice sits in a higher range and is known for his performance of Sia’s Chandelier

Trip to Hawaii gives marching band ‘intimate’ experience

By Abby Hill and Isabella Jordan The Marching band went to Oahu, Hawaii over Thanksgiving break to play at Pearl Harbor. This trip was with only 45 students and was “much more intimate,” according to Chris Owen, than the previous