Rerko, Sergio, sign basketball letters of intent

By Rachel Balsamo Batavia High School recently had two seniors on the girl’s basketball team sign their college letters of intent on November 14th. Ava Sergio to Winona State (Minnesota), and Geddy More »

Service above self

By Christian Stevens and Jason Talbott Batavia High School offers roughly 40 different and unique clubs and activities that students of all ages can get involved in. Clubs vary from things like More »

Juarez, committed to play for NIU, made impact on volleyball at BHS

By Lily McLaughlin and Renee Forsyth The score is 18-23, with the Geneva volleyball team taking the lead at her home court. As the play continues, Sam Juarez is set up to More »

OPINION: Private schools should compete in their own divisions

By Rachel Balsamo Have you ever thought about why so many private schools are beating public schools in sports and going on to win the championship game? Three private schools in Georgia More »

Showing pride at BHS

By Ben Barranco The Batavia Pride Alliance has been at Batavia High School for many years now and provides amazing support and acceptance for the LGBT community in Batavia and the local More »

 

Showing pride at BHS

By Ben Barranco The Batavia Pride Alliance has been at Batavia High School for many years now and provides amazing support and acceptance for the LGBT community in Batavia and the local area. This is a safe and fun spot

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

Jansey Jr. elected to the Under Armour All America game

By Luke Zahner and Emma Kielion Every year, 100 of the best high school football players in the nation are selected to go to the Under Armour All America Game. This year, one of Batavia’s own, Northwestern commit Michael Jansey

REVIEW: Orange’s crippling fame ruins show

By Lynsey Kunert On July 27, Netflix’s original Orange is the New Black season 6 aired and critics have despised the season for multiple reasons. In my opinion, it wasn’t the greatest because it was poorly made based on the

OPINION: Are make-up snow days necessary?

By Grace Summers and Selena Lanham Whether it’s sunny and raining or snowy and gray, Batavia’s weather is dramatically shifting all the time. We’ve just about experienced it all. With a big, unexpected snowstorm on Nov. 25 and 26, Batavia

OPINION: Students do not feel as though safety is prioritized at BHS

By Brianna Thorgesen As we near the end of 2018, the number of school shootings that have occurred in the United States this year alone reaches over 20, eight of which resulted in fatalities or injuries. Many students at Batavia

Interact club raises more than $1,000 for African school

By Lily McLaughlin and Isabella Helm As one of the many clubs at Batavia High School, Interact club is an international club that is based on helping others in need. Interact club participates in fundraisers and volunteers for events in

OPINION: Bring religion back into schools

By Christian Stevens In today’s day in age, there is no doubt that religion in our youth is dying out. Luckily there are still many children, teens, young adults, and adults that have kept their religion sacred, and have not

‘No Shave November’ raises record funds

By Isabella Helm Batavia teachers from the high school and middle school raised over $5,000 by not shaving for the month of November to raise money to help fight cancer. Batavia High School’s National Honors Society, along with the National

Batavia Access Toy Drive collects for financially needy children

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