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Welcoming freshmen into The Den

Welcoming freshmen into The Den

October 14, 2020

Advice from seniors to the future Class of 2024

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Havoc in having to apply

October 14, 2020

College applicants for the 2021 school year are facing an unprecedented college admissions climate with SAT cancellations, cancelled campus visits, and remote academic advising due to the pandemic. Many colle...

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A change in routine

August 26, 2020

As of August 13, Prince William County Schools has announced that all high schools will begin at 8:30 AM. Originally, they decided that virtual learning will begin at 7:30 AM. However, after much conside...

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Class of 2021 is almost done

August 26, 2020

Ever since March 13, nothing has been the same for the Battlefield community. What started as two weeks off from school, unfortunately turned into the cancellation of the rest of the school year. This p...

Battlefield students painting in the enclosed cafeteria
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Paint it forward

March 1, 2020

On Friday February 22, Mini-THON and National Art Honor Society (NAHS) collaborated together and hosted a painting night called ‘Paint It Forward” at Battlefield. The setup is similar to that of Mus...

Two Black Student Union members presenting to the Buddy Club at their February meeting.

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Black Student Union

March 1, 2020

In honor of February being Black History Month, let's take an inside look on what  Battlefield’s Black Student Union (BSU) is really about. February is dedicated to recognizing past achievements of African Am...

SCA President Aden Beyene and Vice President Candace Osei with their fellow officers.

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Hooray for the girls of SCA

March 1, 2020

The Student Council Association (SCA) is one of the biggest clubs at Battlefield and continues to contribute to the school in beneficial and uniting ways. The student led organization focuses on the bet...

Crystal Dang working on her online classes that are a part of the Hybrid program

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Invited to take Hybrid

February 27, 2020

  Originally, when students took one online class throughout the school year, they would have to pay over $200. The Hybrid program on the other hand, allows students to take two of the online class...

Sleep Study

Hadley Scott

March 1, 2020

People rarely meet their sleep needs, not allotting their bodies enough time to rest and repair. High schoolers in particular miss out on the proper 8-10 hours, causing focus to deteriorate and bad habits to form. Sleeping enough each night allows for optimal performance in school, sports, health, thought processes.    Teenagers are often the most prevalent victims of sleep insufficiencies. Between school, work, extr...

An inside look at Inside15000

Camille Owen

March 1, 2020

With the start of a new semester, the Battlefield Journalism program is changing the way they deliver news to the student body. From the relaunched website to the fresh magazine, the new program has something for everyone to enjoy. Senior Rylee Pledger is Editor-in-Chief of the Battlefield magazine, Inside1500. "I would describe the journalism program as beautiful chaos," says Pledger, "From the outside what we do seems k...

Camille Owen and Rylee Pledger

Meet the Editors-in-Chief of Journalism

January 27, 2020

Journalism has been an elective at Battlefield since the opening of the school way back in 2004. Within the program, there are editor positions that are taken up by students of the Advanced Journalism clas...

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...

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