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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...

Elective courses

Elective courses

February 25, 2019

As the underclassman plan out their schedules for next year, a fun component of scheduling is choosing electives! When it comes to choosing electives there may be difficulties due to not knowing what exactly...

Patriot MiniTHON

Patriot MiniTHON

February 25, 2019

  MiniTHON began in Prince William County two years ago at Battlefield. The catalyst for this wonderful event? Lauren Hillig. A rising Senior when it began, Lauren saw the event “THON” at Pen...

Why taking Latin is better than French or Spanish

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...

A green thumbs up for Battlefield

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 ...

#ClosePWCS

#ClosePWCS

February 22, 2019

Throughout the winter season, students are always anticipating the idea of school being closed for a snow day. Students look forward to getting the notification that tells them they have no school the ne...

Community College

Community College

February 6, 2019

College is intimidating, and the process for applying is tedious and stressful. Many factors go into choosing the college that is right--like tuition, location, majors, and grades--and it is difficult...

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