Book Review: The Best of Me

Book Review: The Best of Me

Dana Nuqui, Student Life Editor

November 14, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“Because you aren't just someone I loved back then. You were my best friend, my best self, and I can't imagine giving that up again." He hesitated searching for the right words. "You might not understand, but I gave you the best of me, and after you left, nothing was ever the same.” ― Nichola...

Performing and Visual Arts Presents Alice in Wonderland

Performing and Visual Arts Presents Alice in Wonderland

Zak Parchen, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Starting Friday November 14th, at 7:00 P.M., Birmingham’s Performing and Visual Arts Academy will be presenting the play Alice in Wonderland.  All costumes and set used in the play were made by Birmingham students. Many of your friends will be here so buy tickets right away before they increase in price...

#AlexfromTarget

#AlexfromTarget

Kai Evans, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Who is #AlexfromTarget? The hashtag #Alexfromtarget started late Sunday evening on November 2nd. When the hashtag started circulating on Twitter, not many knew who or what it was about. In a matter of 12 hours, it was able to: trend worldwide, become the top search on Google when typing ALE, get over...

Is Birmingham Haunted?

Is Birmingham Haunted?

Maariyah Ford Arts & Entertainment Edtor, Nadine Baer Opinion Editor

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Birmingham Community Charter High School was originally a World War II hospital in 1944. Thousands of soldiers were treated here and many died from gangrene. The hospital was soon turned into Birmingham High School in 1953 and  later changed from LAUSD to a community charter high school. It is now 2014...

Latino Club’s Movie Night

Latino Club’s Movie Night

Daisy Flores, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Friday night, October 24th, Despicable Me 1 and 2 were presented at the quad. The event was hosted by Birmingham's Latino Club. The movies were accompanied with snacks such as nachos, hot dogs and candy. There was a good turn out to the event. "About 75 students attended," reported c0-club sponsor...

Birmingham’s Homecoming Dance

Birmingham’s Homecoming Dance

Maariyah Ford, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 28, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The homecoming dance was held inside the main gym at 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 11th.  The dance was very popular with over 730 people attending and students initially had to be patient because of the long line to get in. There was pop, hip - hop, dubstep, Spanish, and many...

Fall Fashion Trends

Kai Evans, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It's fall time, which means the fall fashion staple pieces, green army jackets, knee high socks and dresses, will become popular once again among high school students. With NYFW (New York Fashion Week) over, all the trends for fall are now present in stores you can find close to you! (Forever 21, Urban Outfitters, ...

Student “POP” Concert

Student “POP” Concert

Daisy Flores and April Giron

October 23, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

An outstanding variety of performances were presented by the BCCHS Women's Choir and Chamber Singers at the "Pop" Concert  on October 9th. A number of songs were sung, ranging from "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons to "Superstition" by Stevie Wonder. Overall, there was a large amount of applau...

Mrs. Mathis:Dance Team Coach

Mrs. Mathis:Dance Team Coach

Maariyah Ford

October 20, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Mrs. Mathis is Birmingham's new dance teacher. She works as the dance teacher because it was the only dance class the school gave her, and because she also teaches aerobics. Mrs. Mathis expects her students to have their heart rates up, to be healthy, and to just have fun in her class. She plans to not...

Annabelle, the Revamped Chucky

Annabelle, the Revamped Chucky

Sadie Winterer, Editor in Chief

October 17, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The new horror movie Annabelle,  or rather an intro to Halloween movies, is a prequel to The Conjuring. Annabelle is a classic Halloween movie to set off into the new season of Autumn. The predictable plotline gave the movie an edge of humor as audiences laugh when the demon possessed doll first comes int...

“You Will Die in Seven Days”

“You Will Die in Seven Days”

Zak Parchen, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The light of the moon cast its eerie glow over Birmingham, as all attention focused on the projection screen.  The audience of well over a hundred people were all captivated in horror by the psychological thriller, "The Ring." On Friday, October 3, the Digital Media Arts Academy hosted a showing...

Lorde Takes the Greek

Lorde Takes the Greek

Kai Evans, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Monday night, October 6,2014 at the Greek Theatre, Ella Yelich-O'Connor, also known as Lorde, put on a two-night, sold out, mind-blowing performance. The show attracted many other celebrities including, Vanessa Hudgens, Austin Butler and more. Many took to twitter to complement the 17 year old singer/songwriter...

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