Fast facts on the history of the AP exam

By Emma Kilburg The first AP exams were taken in the 1955-1956 school year when the College Board first launched the program. The AP exam is different for every subject, but the More »

News: What will graduation look like for seniors in 2021?

By Emily Newburn On Wed., May 26, the class of 2021 will be able to celebrate their graduation all together, outdoors at Northern Illinois University.  Last year, 2020 graduates had no idea More »

NEWS: Batavia prom an opportunity for normalcy for ’21 graduating class

This year, at Batavia High School, it was known that prom would be cancelled for the second year in a row due to the Covid-19 restrictions put into place.  Instead of putting More »

NEWS: BHS returning to in-building learning

By Hailey Adams With CDC guidelines changing, it accommodates schools to let children go in full time. School schedules and rules have been changed and put in place. With only two months More »

Q&A with “The Theory of Relativity” cast member Erin McLauglin

By Emma Kilburg The BHS 2021 musical “The Theory of Relativity,” filmed and made into a movie for the first time ever, will be premiering through a livestream at 7:30 on Fri., More »

 

OPINION: Why dress codes belong in history books, not the student handbook

By Emma Kilburg Every year as spring rolls around comes a few things: seasonal allergies, outdoor gatherings galore, and another string of teenage girls getting dress coded in school. This year has been no different; already, many girls at BHS

OPINION: Fruit is the best summer time snack

By Hailey Adams Fruit is the best summertime food. The summer heat can make everyone sweaty and thirsty. It is not only refreshing to have on a hot summer day, but it also helps keep everyone hydrated. Fruit is a

Top five artists to listen to this summer

By Aubrey de Guzman It can be a struggle skipping through song after song trying to find the best music to listen to with so many artist options. Below are the top five artists to listen to as we go

NEWS: Batavia prom an opportunity for normalcy for ’21 graduating class

This year, at Batavia High School, it was known that prom would be cancelled for the second year in a row due to the Covid-19 restrictions put into place.  Instead of putting it off again, student council created an event

OPINION: Cliques in schools should be recognized; differences aren’t to be looked down upon

By Sofia Bellafiore There is a stigma in high school that puts each individual student in a category.  Instead of celebrating their differences, students are shown that setting themselves apart from the norm is something to be ashamed of.  There

OPINION: Animals are companions not lab experiments

By Katherynn Ramirez Thousands of people believe that animal testing has long since disappeared, but it’s much worse now than it has ever been. Animals are companions, they shouldn’t be abused by scientists and kept in laboratories for such long

OPINION: Ballet is the best dance style

By Hailey Adams Ballet is the best style of dance. It might be the hardest and it takes a lot of control but it is still the best style of dance. It helps grow technique for other styles, learn musicality,

OPINION: States shouldn’t have opened too soon

By Amanda Schmelder Recently states have started opening up fully, such as lifting masks mandates in public places and opening up businesses at full capacity. Some states started lifting restrictions, like opening up restaurants, last summer when the risk of

NEWS: BHS returning to in-building learning

By Hailey Adams With CDC guidelines changing, it accommodates schools to let children go in full time. School schedules and rules have been changed and put in place. With only two months left of school, it is a big change.

Q&A with “The Theory of Relativity” cast member Erin McLauglin

By Emma Kilburg The BHS 2021 musical “The Theory of Relativity,” filmed and made into a movie for the first time ever, will be premiering through a livestream at 7:30 on Fri., April 16 and 23. The cast and crew