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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

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...

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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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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...

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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 ...

Lockers in the main hallway of Battlefield High School

The leftovers that we call lockers

November 13, 2018

As little kids, students grow up watching television shows and movies that highlight the typical high school experience. Productions such as High School Musical, Ned’s Declassified, and Victorious al...

A former Battlefield student moving into her dorm at Virginia Tech with the help of her siblings.

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A farewell to college students

September 20, 2018

When August rolls around it is not only time to go back to school and work, but a goodbye to all the college students. This is a traumatic time for parents and siblings who are left at home feeling an...

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...

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 ...

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Second quarter slackers

November 15, 2017

After the first quarter of the school year ends, most students feel a wave of relief. They have survived the first quarter, and a lot of them do well in the first quarter. Yet when the second quarter com...

(From Left) Carleigh Frilles, Morgan Bynum, Carrie McIntire, Tori Powell, Jenna Daunght 
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Battlefield’s girl’s soccer team is ranked fourth in the nation

March 21, 2017

USA Today (  has ranked Battlefield’s soccer team as fourth out of every girl’s soccer team in the nation. The team was previously ranked thirteenth, and now only...

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