The BHS Beat

A high school football team huddle. Photo courtesy of SGB Media.

High School Sports

March 2, 2020

Playing competitive sports in high school can have many positive effects on student athlete’s character, work ethic in school, and their future careers. High school sports presents a competitive challeng...

Freshman Camille Spink swimming her record-breaking 100 freestyle. Photo courtesy of Charlotte Peyton.

The buoyant Bobcats

March 2, 2020

They say cats do not like water, but this group is an exception. On Saturday, February 22, Battlefield, along with other fellow Prince William teams like Patriot and Colgan, competed at the Virginia Class ...

The boys track team after winning the regional championship.
Photo Courtesy of Jarrette Marley.

Track team brings home regional victory

February 27, 2020

On Thursday, February 13, the Battlefield track team competed at the regional championships in Maryland. The boys team brought home a first place victory, while the girls finished in a strong fourth. Th...

Cole Hersch’s Twitter page with the username @ColesTwitt3r. Photo by Ashley Donohoe.

Cole Hersch: professional social media trickster

February 22, 2020

Anyone well-versed in social media trends and pop culture references is sure to have heard about Cole Hersch. Rising to fame through Vine, a now shut-down social media platform, Cole Hersch has developed an on...

Joe Burrow, Chase Young, and Isaiah Simmons.
Photo courtesy of NBC Sports

Notes on the NFL Draft

February 6, 2020

On January 13, Joe Burrow led the LSU Tigers to a victory over the Clemson Tigers 42-25, breaking Clemson’s 29-game winning streak and bringing the 150th season of FBS college football to a close. No...

The inside of Virginia Tech’s Math Emporium. Photo courtesy of The Collegiate Times.

Students pay $30,000 tuition to receive online math class

December 20, 2019

Many Battlefield students find themselves applying to, and subsequently attending, one of the most popular colleges in the state: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. More commonly known...

The Den at the Battlefield Pink Out game is cheering on the football team. Image courtesy of the BHS Sports Network.

Surge in school spirit

December 20, 2019

It is no secret that in years past Battlefield has not been the most spirited of schools. However, this year, the whole Battlefield community has showed out to lots of games and events. The Den is always f...

Former Battlefield wrestler Beau Curtis pins his opponent to the ground. Photo by Jeff Malmgren.

Battlefield Wrestling

December 18, 2019

Battlefield High School has many different types of sports, but one sport that stays somewhat below the radar is the wrestling team. After last season, where they were very successful, the team is looking...

United States made of political party symbols. Photo courtesy of Pixabay via Creative Commons.

A glimpse into America’s future

November 19, 2019

Battlefield is known for being a welcoming place for students and staff alike. Students can mingle with friends, socialize, and most importantly, choose from the many clubs that Battlefield has to offer. ...

Scouts BSA uniform.
Courtesy of Spangdahlem via Creative Commons.

Girls joining The Boy Scouts of America

March 5, 2019

On October 11, 2017, The Boy Scouts of America announced that they would be allowing girls to join the program. As effective of February 2019, girls were given the opportunity to join Scouts BSA, a new name ...

Latin memes and bumper stickers on display in Magistra Yount’s trailer.
Photo by Camille Owen.

Why taking Latin is better than French or Spanish

February 22, 2019

Latin is underrated at Battlefield. Aside from the smug looks and questions that Latin students always receive from Spanish and French students, someone always brings up the fact that Latin is a “dea...

Pictured are members of the Environmental club collecting Battlefield’s recycling. Photo by Amber Mahmood.

A green thumbs up for Battlefield

February 22, 2019

The Environmental Club has long done many things within Battlefield High School. Contributing to the school, they clean the streams and handle the recycling. The club’s primary focus is educating the ...

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