By Mary Fornelli and Ava Curran On April 20, the Fox Valley Therapy Dog Club visited Batavia High School with two of their dogs, Cash and Chance. The one-hour visit, from 10:30-11:30, took place in the backroom of the LRC. The ten-minute-long visits consisted of six groups of five students. According to helpguide.org, petting a […]
By Emma Stoodley, Paige Blasi, and Faith Borre Boys’ head wrestling coach, Scott Bayer, stepped down from the program on March 22 and will be replaced by longtime assistant Ryan Farwell. Bayer will be taking over the girls’ program as head coach and no longer splitting himself between the two teams. Bayer said he stepped […]
By Cole Conklin On Tues., April 5, a group of students gathered together in front of Batavia High School with cowbells, loudspeakers, and signs. The students were protesting what was viewed as a lack of equity action from the school board. After an equity statement was promised in February, many students noticed that discrimination problems […]
By Eli Balisi and Brynne Albert Batavia Public Schools is currently planning a multi-year project called the Building Our Future Together Plan that, if passed, will see renovation and reconstruction of Batavia school buildings. If the plan is approved, Alice Gustafson, H.C. Storm, J.B. Nelson, and Louise White Elementary Schools will all be completely rebuilt, […]
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 cease to be a home rule unit?’ and by a wide margin, people voted no. […]
By Ellie Alholm The Batavia Access Toy Drive is collecting toys for Batavia children in financial need so that they are able to receive gifts this holiday season. The drive ends on Dec. 6 at the high school but the toys will go out for distribution on Dec. 9. The goal is 600 toys, one […]
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