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Air Pollution and its effects

December 8, 2017

It is not often that the topic of pollution comes up, but when it does, a common thought is pollution from factories. Although this is a major contribution to air pollution, it is not the only one. Volcano...

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Downfall of the S.E.C.

September 8, 2017

  For the past decade it has been of general agreement amongst experts and analysts that the dominant conference in college football has been the Southeastern Conference (S.E.C.). In the last 10 Bowl C...

Blue Ribbon once again

Blue Ribbon once again

March 21, 2017

Battlefield High School is in the 9th district of the state of Virginia. Every district holds an assessment of all the music departments in its respective area. So every year, the band, choir, and orch...

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Battlefield’s girl’s soccer team is ranked fourth in the nation

March 21, 2017

USA Today (http://usatodayhss.com/tag/girls-soccer)  has ranked Battlefield’s soccer team as fourth out of every girl’s soccer team in the nation. The team was previously ranked thirteenth, and now only...

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Information about spring allergies and what you can do to avoid it

March 20, 2017

Spring is the season when trees grow their new leaves and flowers spring out. Animals come back from hibernation and migration, and the sky showers down onto the ground. However, it is also a time of snivels,...

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Homeschool vs. Public School

March 20, 2017

Not all students deal with crowded halls, faulty light fixtures, and teachers who hate their guts. While this may sound like heaven for any high schooler, this idea of a perfect school exists in people...

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Leadership class at Battlefield

February 21, 2017

"Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself,” Said American scholar Warren Bennis.  “It is precisely that simple and it is also that difficult."   Throughout the late weeks of Janua...

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Acts of Random Kindness Club

February 21, 2017

The Acts of Random Kindness club, created by junior Linda Tran, is a club that spreads positivity and kindness. When asked why she created ARK Club and what she hopes others take out of the club, president...

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A dog’s abuse?

February 7, 2017

Recently, many have been questioning if animal cruelty was present in the movie “A Dog's Purpose.” This occurred after a video was leaked showing the dog, Hercules, getting forcibly pushed into ra...

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“Snowed” review

December 14, 2016

When one heard the goofy trailers on the announcements during the week about Marleen, the luckiest girl in the entire universe, the play Snowed sounded like an intriguing and darling tale about a girl who...

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Open Mic Night Review

December 13, 2016

On Friday, December 9th, the Battlefield High School Journalism program held one of it’s famous “Open Mic Nights” at 4410 under the Contemporary Music Center near Foster’s Grill in Haymarket. ...

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