Do BHS students use their lockers?

Students at Batavia were asked if they use their locker. Of those polled, 94 percent of the people asked answered no. It seems that the lockers assigned do not get used because More »

Batavia stays Home Rule

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. More »

Drama department makes final preparations for ‘Chicago’

By Emma Kielion and Ben Barranco The Chicago musical put on by BHS students and directed by Dominic Cattero was performed in the BFAC on Nov. 7-10.   The Spectator sat down More »

Murphdawg’s legacy

By Ben Barranco and Emma Kielion Walking in on your first day in Film as Lit not knowing what to expect or what your teacher will be like. You open the door More »

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 »

 

FEATURE: Jobs affecting student’s grades

By Isabella Mikula, Ethan Klemp, and Evan Misner After a long eight-hour day at school and an eight-hour shift at Sierra Trading Post, Ryan Larson finally comes home. It’s 10:30 at night and Larson has a lot of assignments in

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

Murphdawg’s legacy

By Ben Barranco and Emma Kielion Walking in on your first day in Film as Lit not knowing what to expect or what your teacher will be like. You open the door to see a woman writing on the board.

A ‘life-changing’ class

By Sophie Dominguez During a normal school day at Batavia High School, the field house is primarily known as a place for P.E. classes like Accelerated P.E. or Personal Fitness. However, many are oblivious to another special class that takes

FEATURE: Fantastic freshman Neibch helps carry basketball team

By Ellie Alholm The shoes squeak as the players hustle down the court. The Dog Pound chants loudly from the stands. Pom poms shimmer in the fluorescent lights. Freshman Kyle Neibch stops just behind the three-point line. Neibch shoots. He

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 Rerko to Colgate University (New York). On NLI

FEATURE: Posledni secures full-ride academic scholarship

By Caroline Hager Coming home from a long day of school followed by an intense wrestling practice, Andy Posledni hopped in the shower on what was just an average Tuesday night. Hearing something buzzing outside of the shower, he looked

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 Robotics all the way to volunteering clubs. Many

Different Holidays Celebrated in Batavia

By Marissa Mirallegro and Ella Helfer From driving around and seeing the bright Christmas lights on houses to lighting a candle every Sunday until Christmas, no matter what the ritual, everyone knows the holidays are just around the corner. Although

Hillman’s personality helps build girls’ cross country into powerhouse

By Lynsey Kunert Standing on the field with the autumn breeze into his brown hair, Chad Hillman couldn’t keep his smile hidden. His grin was wide and his hands rose to the air as the Batavia cross country girls’ got