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OPINION: ‘I just want to sleep.’


OPINION: ‘I just want to sleep.’

Why BHS should start school later By Lylah Jakubiak This school year, BHS has accumulated almost a week’s worth of E-learning and snow days. As a result, many students ended up sleeping in during this time. Now back in school, some students are beginning to question the 7:35 start time, wishing for their morning sleep […]

10 best places to visit in Batavia: BHS student-approved list


10 best places to visit in Batavia: BHS student-approved list

Covering 10 square miles, Batavia has various shops, restaurants, and perfect day-trip spots for a fun afternoon. While it may seem daunting to pick just a few things to do, this list took input straight from local Batavia students to shine a spotlight on the top 10 best places to visit in Batavia. Funway Funway […]

A revived BHS tradition: Key Club’s Top Dog Talent Show


A revived BHS tradition: Key Club’s Top Dog Talent Show

Q&A with Key Club’s president, Emilie Jack. By: Lylah Jakubiak Top Dog, originally known as Mr. BHS, is a student-led event which has been hosted by Key Club for almost 40 years. After COVID’s inevitable closing of the show, it returned last year, rebranded from Mr. BHS to Top Dog. The tradition was supposed to […]

Batavia’s Baseball Bros


Batavia’s Baseball Bros

By Emma Stoodley, Paige Blasi, and Faith Borré “They have an unspoken bond that is undeniable. They can just give each other a look and both will understand what’s going on,” said head varsity coach Alex Beckmann.  Brothers Charlie and Henry Saul have bonded over baseball since they were little. For the past two years, […]

Rozzie Line takes the stage with new album “Honestly”


Rozzie Line takes the stage with new album “Honestly”

By Ellie Carter Rozzie Line stands alone, swaying slightly beside amps and multicolored wiring. She strums a pastel green guitar and hums “Fade Into You” by Mazzy Star into the microphone. The singer/songwriter is serenading Cafe & Barr in Geneva, and she is unwavered. It’s not surprising that Line is calm and collected on stage- […]

FEATURE: Lin prepares for pre-med at Northwestern


FEATURE: Lin prepares for pre-med at Northwestern

By Cole Conklin As the year 2021-2022 comes to a close, hundreds of seniors are preparing themselves for the next stages in their life. Some are opting in for joining the military, many are hoping to continue to pursue their interests at state schools like UIUC, Illinois State, and Waubonsee, and still, others are going […]

 Dawgs taking Ws  


 Dawgs taking Ws  

By Darian Susic Batavia Basketball has its best season in years going 20-11.  At 20-11, this was Batavia Basketball’s best season since 2017-2018. After a hot start to the season, winning six straight, they finished fourth in the DuKane Conference and lost to a talented Glenbard North team in overtime to end their playoff hopes. […]

REVIEW: ‘Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ entertaining but strayed from Marvel traditions


By Cole Conklin A fascinating mix between fantasy, science fiction, action, thrillers, and psychological horror, the much anticipated Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness certainly steps out of the traditional bounds of Marvel movies. For the average moviegoer, the movie is reminiscent of films such as The Matrix, Inception, and Interstellar, with a creative […]

NEWS: BHS Art Mart allows students to explore their creative side


NEWS: BHS Art Mart allows students to explore their creative side

By Amanda Melvin There is a multitude of awesome clubs here at Batavia High School, from ultimate frisbee to book club, but not many like the new art mart. Why is it so unique? The club itself, and the items sold, are made by students, run by students, and sold by students.  Art Mart sells […]

REVIEW: “The French Dispatch” is a visual masterpiece


REVIEW: “The French Dispatch” is a visual masterpiece

By Ellie Carter A plotless yet engaging story, unforgettable visuals, and a star-studded cast: The French Dispatch, directed, written, and produced by Wes Anderson, is one of, if not the best, movie of last year.  Released in October, the movie follows an ensemble cast of journalists trying to create the final issue of their magazine, […]