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Behind the scenes of the online classroom

August 26, 2020

With the Coronavirus increasingly and persistently proving itself to be a threat to public health in the United States, school systems across the nation have opted for a different and safer approach to...

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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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Delay of game

August 26, 2020

COVID-19 has been spreading widely throughout the United States, as there are over 5 million confirmed cases and over 170,000 deaths. In Virginia, there have been over 100,000 confirmed cases and roughly 2,4...

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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...

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...

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...

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Second Semester Stress

February 19, 2020

The start of the second semester is typically regarded as the “grind time” by most students. Although this can be collectively agreed upon, the degree of work and stress that it brings is experienced d...

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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...

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Relatable coming-of-age movies

February 22, 2019

Coming-of-age is a popular movie genre which focuses on the growth of a character through a particular phase of their lives, often throughout high school. Many BHS students can relate with this genre beca...

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High school vs. college Honor Society

November 13, 2018

Many high schools across the nation offer an academic organization called National Honor Society (NHS) or something similar to it. The most populated honor societies are often based on academics alone,...

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