The BHS Beat

The close of 2018’s hurricane season

The close of 2018’s hurricane season

November 13, 2018

Hurricane season is officially from June 1-November 30 every year. Although hurricanes can happen year round, it is more common for them to be in that time frame due to the conditions that hurricanes need to form...

Ashley Guindon: a PWC hero

Ashley Guindon: a PWC hero

November 13, 2018

February 26, 2016 is a day that will live in infamy amongst Prince William County Police. Ashley Guindon, a 28-year-old Prince William County rookie police officer, was fatally shot and killed while r...

So long, Sears!

So long, Sears!

November 13, 2018

In a new age of the internet, people are finding new ways to make their lives easier and more convenient. This includes touch screen cell phones, smart TVs, and increased accessibility to the world thro...

Eco-friendly shoe companies

Eco-friendly shoe companies

October 9, 2018

When purchasing a shoe, most people buy it for the brand name or how it feels rather than the materials that make up the shoe. With the movement to have a cleaner and more economic-friendly environment, ...

A new type of delivery service

A new type of delivery service

October 9, 2018

Amazon is increasing its range of delivery options for its Prime customers. The company has recently introduced “in-home delivery,” a new service that ensures packages are delivered through a simple ...

New things coming to the Haymarket/Gainesville area

New things coming to the Haymarket/Gainesville area

October 9, 2018

It is common knowledge that the Haymarket/ Gainesville area is constantly expanding. Every year the area seems to get a few new stores, a few new restaurants, and less elbow room in the hallways of all the...

Battlefield graduate making it big in Hollywood

Battlefield graduate making it big in Hollywood

September 20, 2018

Battlefield has been open since 2004, and since then, over 35,000 students have walked through the halls of 15000 Graduation Drive. Out of those 35,000 people, Battlefield has graduated many successful s...

Ramadan begins

Ramadan begins

May 7, 2018

May 16 is the beginning of Ramadan, which is the ninth month in the Muslim lunar calendar during which fasting is observed from sunrise to sunset. Healthy, adult Muslims who fast abstain from drinking,...

Give Water. Give Life.

Give Water. Give Life.

May 7, 2018

Swaziland, a country in Africa, is experiencing a water crisis. According to Alexandra Barton, a writer for The Water Project, “40 percent of the population does not have access to clean water.” This meaning that almost half ...

Cruise ship tips

Cruise ship tips

April 23, 2018

When it comes to cruising, the first step is to choose the perfect cruise line for the ultimate vacation. Certain cruise lines and ships pertain more to adults, while others are more designed to cater to t...

The backstory of Cinco de Mayo

The backstory of Cinco de Mayo

April 23, 2018

Cinco de Mayo is a widely known holiday in the United States that is celebrated yearly on May 5 with bright colors, Mexican culture, and pride to fill the day. Even though people know how Cinco de Mayo i...

The unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S9

The unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S9

April 4, 2018

The iPhone X has some competition. Whether it comes in the form of the Google Pixel 2, the LG V30, or the Huawei Mate 10, it is not the most innovative phone of all time anymore. South Korean company Samsung has...

The Student News Site of Battlefield High School
Beyond the Den