High School Stereotypes VS. the Reality of High School

High School Stereotypes VS. the Reality of High School

Melanie Gramajo and Havana Thomas

December 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

There are a wide selection of teen-based movies like The Breakfast Club and High School Musical which tell enjoyable stories of young love and self-discovery. In The Breakfast Club, five high school kids from different walks of life endure a Saturday of detention held by their menacing principal. Throughout the movie, they begin to reveal their true identities, and by doing so, la...

Haunted Theme Park Reviews 2018

Haunted Theme Park Reviews 2018

Kimberly Sandoval, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

Fall is the season of spooks and scares. October is the scariest month of the year due to the Halloween holiday at end of the month. Theme parks such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, and Knott's Berry Farm all get in the spirit of Halloween by decorating their parks using props, and creating haunted...

BCCHS Play Pro Adapts an Outstanding Production of the Addams Family

BCCHS Play Pro Adapts an Outstanding Production of the Addams Family

Hadaasa Nae and Isamar Torres

December 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Birmingham Community Charter High School Play Pro Production has hosted several musicals over the previous several years. Some notable adaptations were The Little Mermaid, The Wizard of Oz, Grease, and Chicago. For the 2018 Fall Play, Play Pro students got a chance to dive deep into their dark side with their own rendition of The Addams Family.  The Addams Fa...

The Rise of K-Pop Around the World

The Rise of K-Pop Around the World

Havana Thomas, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Korean Wave (Hallyu) defines the global exportation of South Korea’s cultural economy, and recently, one aspect of Korean entertainment has definitely taken the world by storm. Korean pop music, commonly known as K-pop, has finally made a breakthrough in the global music industry after having gradually...

BCCHS Play Pro’s Haunted House, A Scary Success!

BCCHS Play Pro’s Haunted House, A Scary Success!

Gissel Garcia, Managing Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

Our 2018 BCCHS Play Pro cast held this year's Haunted House like never before. For as long as we can remember, Birmingham has always held a themed haunted house near the end of October to fundraise for our Play Pro cast. The price of entry  has always been $2 per person. This year, our creative Play...

In Memory of Mac Miller

In Memory of Mac Miller

Melanie Gramajo and Ivan Delgado

November 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Malcolm James McCormick was not only an American rapper, singer, and record producer, but a beloved influencer to many artists and people. He began as a young teenager creating music on YouTube and began his professional rap career at the age of 18 when he signed with Rostrum Records in 2010. Mac Miller...

Justin Bieber Eating Burrito Sideways was a Hoax

Justin Bieber Eating Burrito Sideways was a Hoax

Helen Rivera, Front Page Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

About a month ago a picture of Justin Bieber biting into the middle of a burrito broke the internet. Many news outlets and websites reported on this photo. It also went trending #1 on Twitter for a while. People seemed so bothered by the fact that he ate a burrito this way, that even the media cringed that he bit right into the middl...

Bohemian Rhapsody Surpasses Expectations!

Bohemian Rhapsody Surpasses Expectations!

Isamar Torres, Opinion Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Mama mia mama mia... mama mia let me go!!! Queen fans sang their hearts out when the movie based on the British band, “Queen”, Bohemian Rhapsody arrived at theaters on November 2, 2018. The movie was named after the band's most recognizable song, "Bohemian Rhapsody," written by Freddie Mercury. ...

Super Smash Bros. “Ultimate” Direct Finally Arrives!

Super Smash Bros. “Ultimate” Direct Finally Arrives!

Joshua Campos, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Halloween has just ended and November is taking it's place. To start off this new month, Nintendo along with the Smash Bros. creator, Masahiro Sakurai, announced on November 1st that we would be getting our final Super Smash Bros. Direct. Everyone loves this Nintendo fighting game because it is the...

Judy Garland’s Ruby Red Slippers Found!

Judy Garland’s Ruby Red Slippers Found!

Lisbet Hernandez, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The famous ruby red slippers have finally returned back home. One of the four pairs that Judy Garland wore on the movie The Wizard of Oz  were stolen from the museum in Minnesota that they were being stored in. At the time of their disappearance, the shoes were worth about $1 million, but now about ...

New Video Games for Fall 2018

New Video Games for Fall 2018

Jose Rivera, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

A lot of gamers are excited about the new video games that have been recently released this year. New games such as NBA 2K19, Madden NFL 19, Marvel Spider-Man, Forza Horizon 4, Fifa 19, etc. are quickly becoming best sellers. NBA 2K19 was released on September 11, 2018, with platforms for PlayStation 4...

Matt Murdock Seen Again in Season Three of Daredevil

Matt Murdock Seen Again in Season Three of Daredevil

Joshua Campos, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Daredevil has recently hit Netflix again with an anticipated third season. Daredevil is a show loved by fans because it shows the dark side of Marvel Comics that Disney does not show in their movies. With excellent fight choreography, plot twists, and the realistic take on the super-hero, Daredevil i...

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