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Surge in school spirit

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...

High school: then vs. now

High school: then vs. now

December 19, 2019

  It is no question that the education system has changed from when today’s parents were in school to the current children and teens who are currently in school. If we just compare the types of...

The struggle of balancing school and work

The struggle of balancing school and work

December 18, 2019

As students grow throughout their high school journey, many of them may take an interest in exploring a temporary career to make use of their free time or to make extra money. However, multiple studie...

Battlefield’s new yoga club

Battlefield’s new yoga club

December 17, 2019

This year, Battlefield High School has started yoga classes during flex periods once a month. The Yoga Club was the idea of junior Madison Graham and Mrs. Starkey serves as its advisor. The purpose is ...

Santa’s helpers

Santa’s helpers

November 23, 2019

Winter is an important time of the year for many Bobcats. Some members of the Battlefield community celebrate holidays, others are on the lookout for upcoming winter sports, and other Bobcats are in it for...

A glimpse into America’s future

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. ...

Ditching the dance

Ditching the dance

October 23, 2019

Homecoming is quickly approaching, and students are already in the midst of planning. The dance, scheduled for October 19, will be the first that Battlefield has hosted this school year. This is where...

Young Life

Young Life

October 21, 2019

Young Life is a religious ministry with a goal to connect with high school students all around the world and introduce them to Christianity. Young Life includes hundreds of smaller groups that will att...

Battlefield’s new phone restrictions

Battlefield’s new phone restrictions

September 26, 2019

As the new school year is starting to kick in to gear, Battlefield is making big changes regarding phone use in the school. In late August, Mr. Fererra, the school principal, writes in an email sent out to ...

Electives at Battlefield

Electives at Battlefield

September 24, 2019

There are many electives offered here at Battlefield. These electives rang from different music electives, Journalism, Creative Writing, Yearbook, a new Culinary class, and so much more. With the vari...

What being 18 is really like

What being 18 is really like

September 20, 2019

When teens hit the edge of seventeen, they are not aware of all the changes that comes with turning a year older. Usually birthdays are known for happiness, balloons, candles, and a lot of presents. However,...

Long Park’s new makeover

Long Park’s new makeover

September 20, 2019

James Long Park has been a staple of the Haymarket area for decades, providing the local area with the opportunity to develop a high-level soccer club. This club, known as the Virginia Soccer Associat...

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