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Battlefield takes on Mini-Thon

Battlefield takes on Mini-Thon

May 7, 2018

  The student Activities Leadership Course (SALC) had been fundraising since the Fall through an organization called Four Diamonds for childhood cancer research and financial support. All the ...

High School jobs

High School jobs

April 23, 2018

The quintessential action that teenagers take to display their sense of responsibility and maturity to their parents and peers is attaining their first job. In Virginia, and the United States as a whol...

The effect of Advanced Placement classes

The effect of Advanced Placement classes

April 23, 2018

Every year around April, all students taking any Advanced Placement class begin to take the highly anticipated AP test. The AP test is very different from the SOL, SAT, and ACT. Depending on what clas...

Environmental Club runs wild

Environmental Club runs wild

April 23, 2018

Battlefield is home to many clubs that give back to the community: Key Club, National Honor Society, Humane Society, STAR Club, Acts of Random Kindness Club, and more. One club though, that physically gi...

Girl Scout cookies’ success

Girl Scout cookies’ success

April 23, 2018

Girl Scout cookies have been a staple of American life since 1917. Since then, they have become a cookie empire- selling about 200 million boxes of cookies a year and earning $800 million each cookie season...

DECA at Battlefield

DECA at Battlefield

April 4, 2018

The Distributive Education Clubs of America, also known as DECA, is an association of high school students and teachers around the world. This organization teaches students to become leaders and entrepren...

Preparation for Battlefield’s Prom

Preparation for Battlefield’s Prom

March 8, 2018

This year, Battlefield’s prom will take place on May 12, a date that causes lots of controversy because the date falls right in the middle of AP testing. Even though it has caused controversy, people ...

New courses being offered at Battlefield for the 2018-2019 school year

New courses being offered at Battlefield for the 2018-2019 school year

March 8, 2018

It is safe to say that Battlefield High School has gone through many changes in the last year. Many of these include the introduction of the “Flex Schedule,” which allows for rotating study halls every ...

Teenager smoking habits

Teenager smoking habits

March 8, 2018

Cigarettes and tobacco have been a large part of pop culture and teenage lives since the cigarette first became popular. Many movies, like Grease, depict teenagers smoking. The teenage bad boy in books that ride...

Urban Dance Club takes Battlefield by storm

Urban Dance Club takes Battlefield by storm

January 12, 2018

Last year the students of Battlefield High School had the weekly announcement of, “come out to the Urban Dance club!” beaten into our heads before the club made it’s pep rally debut. During their f...

Battlefield Yearbook, the book and the class

Battlefield Yearbook, the book and the class

January 12, 2018

Every year students look forward to purchasing a yearbook at the end of the year, whether they want to see their school photo, seniors’ quotes, or have their friends sign the blank pages. A lot of stude...

College acceptances at Battlefield

College acceptances at Battlefield

December 8, 2017

  As winter break is approaching, Battlefield students are getting more nervous about receiving their college acceptance letters. Getting into a dream school to study a fascinating major is somethin...

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