10 Not so Secret, Secret Menus

10 Not so Secret, Secret Menus

Martha Lopez, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

It is hard enough choosing something off the regular menu at restaurants, but add secret menu options and it becomes almost impossible. There are many restaurants that now have secret menus, but almost  everyone knows about them, which makes them not so secret. Here are just 10 of many more.   ...

Cost of College

Cost of College

Steven Tong, Staff Reporter
April 29, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Around this time, seniors at every high school have received, or are receiving, college replies about admission. For those that have gotten a good word from their dream college and are going to commit there, congratulations. However, for the people who cannot decide on where to go, here is a tip: do...

Spirit Squad!

Spirit Squad!

Sara Zhobin, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Adans Hernandez is the president and founder of the first ever BCCHS Spirit Squad. The purpose of this "squad" is to enhance and promote school spirit by attending sport events, planning pep rallies, and overall showing blue and gold spirit. Adans started this with the intention of uniting the senior...

10 Apps Students Must Have

10 Apps Students Must Have

Valerie Olas, Staff Writer
April 27, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Organizing your schedule and keeping on top of your school work just got easier with these 10 useful apps for your smart phone. 1. Dropbox (Free; Multiple Platforms) Dropbox Mobile helps you keep your documents, photos and videos in one easily accessible place. You have a chance to upload diffe...

Let’s Talk about College

Let’s Talk about College

Daisy Flores, Staff Reporter
April 17, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Every year, seniors go through the college application season, and this is one of the many struggles they must endure during the year. It began with the filling out of college applications and making sure that what you put down won't jeopardize your acceptance. Students apply to multiple schools to increase...

Promposals

Promposals

Daisy Flores and Brandon Young
April 15, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Since childhood, we have been exposed to the idea of prom and how it is an important night in our lives. Everyone has become familiar with the tradition of having to buy a dress or rent a suit, and ask a girl or guy to prom before the day of prom comes. They also have the idea that we must ask out...

Dear Carson: General Advice

Dear Carson: General Advice

Carson, Staff Columnist
March 25, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Dear Carson, How do I get good grades my senior year? During their senior year, many think it's time to slack off because it's "the last year of high school" or "colleges don't pay attention to my grades this year anyway." What many juniors turning seniors don't know is how important senior year actu...

CAL Fieldtrip

CAL Fieldtrip

Jonathan Galdamez and April Giron
March 25, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The CAL Academy took their third annual field trip on February 20, 2015. As early as six in the morning, students stood in front of the school's performing arts auditorium with sleeping bags and luggage in hand, awaiting the buses that would take them to San Jose State, UC Santa Cruz, Cal Poly San Luis-Obispo,...

How To Prep For AP Testing

How To Prep For AP Testing

Jallon Williams and Brandon Young
March 16, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As AP testing is quickly approaching, many students are starting to prepare for their dreaded tests. However, some students go into the test feeling overwhelmed and unprepared. This is a major problem for students and is a potential cause for low scores. AP teachers do the best that they can to prepare...

Better Flavor, Better Service at Lunch

Better Flavor, Better Service at Lunch

Jack Freeman, Staff Reporter
March 12, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The school food here at BCCHS is very good due to Mr. Skelly who is in charge of all the school cafeteria food. Mr. Skelly also does something else besides being in charge of all the school lunch and breakfast food. He runs an Instagram account for the school and also caters school events. Mr. Skelly...

Makeup & Fashion Trends 2015

Makeup & Fashion Trends 2015

Kai Evans and Martha Lopez
March 10, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The fashion and makeup trends in 2015  have substantially revolved around the 90's decade. Inspiration has stemmed from artists like Aaliyah and Janet Jackson to movie characters such as Cher and Dionne from Clueless. Clothing like halter-tops and boyfriend jeans have made a comeback. 90's clothing...

Senior vs. Freshman Questions

Senior vs. Freshman Questions

Marie E. Rodriguez, Website Editor
March 9, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Sabrina Sosa (Senior) vs.  Abigail Duran (Freshman) What is the key to success? Sosa: "Having self-motivation and positive vibes at all times." Duran: "For me the key to success is trying your best and working hard for what you want." What advice would you give to  a new student at BCCHS? So...

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