Birmingham Wins Division 1 L.A. City Championship at Dodger Stadium

Birmingham Wins Division 1 L.A. City Championship at Dodger Stadium

Sebastian Cardona, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


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The Patriots (26-9-1) competed at Dodger Stadium for the L.A. City Division 1 City Championship on Saturday, June 3 and the BCCHS Baseball Team played the toughest team in the West Valley League, Chatsworth (29-6). The Patriots took two hard defeats in league against the Chancellors with 16-0 and 7-1...

Back To School Dance A Huge Success

Back To School Dance A Huge Success

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

September 14, 2017


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 With the sound of students laughing and dancing on Friday night, August 15, 2017, the Back To School Dance was a big success. In many cases, students normally don’t enjoy being back at school but in our case, our students were more than happy to be back. The event at the soccer field brought sev...

Leslie Hernandez, Newly Elected 2017-18 ASB President

Leslie Hernandez, Newly Elected 2017-18 ASB President

Hadaasa Nae, Student Life Editor

May 23, 2017


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Welcome Patriots to the end with a new beginning! As things come to an end, we have to make room for fresh ideas. We all adored and will miss our current ASB president, Hector Murillo, who has done an impeccable job running this year’s ASB administration. Now, he will pass the torch to Ms. Leslie Hernandez. Let u...

Fidget Spinners Conquer the Globe

Fidget Spinners Conquer the Globe

Christian Garcia and Brayan Tenas

May 15, 2017


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There is an invention that was created in the 1990s by Catherine A. Hettinger and became popular this year. The invention is called a fidget spinner. Fidget spinners were invented for people that have attention deficit disorder (ADD), and attention deficit hyper-active disorder (ADHD), and many people...

UFOs…Real or Fake?

UFOs…Real or Fake?

Brayan Tenas and Christian Garcia

May 15, 2017


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Throughout human history, we have always wondered whether we are the only life in this universe. History has been filled with references to "space men" or flying objects throughout early human civilization. Those flying objects are more known as UFOs. UFO is short for Unidentified Flying Object and these...

Shark Sightings in Long Beach and Attack in San Onofre Cause Shark Advisories

Shark Sightings in Long Beach and Attack in San Onofre Cause Shark Advisories

Stacy Corea, Staff Writer/Photographer

May 15, 2017


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Do you like to surf? If you live in Long Beach and love to surf your going to have to wait. A shark advisory is still in place since Monday May 8, after multiple shark sightings provoked officials to put up warning signs. Marine safety officials estimated that there are 10 to 20 sharks swimming off...

2017 Yearbook Will Sell Out Soon!

2017 Yearbook Will Sell Out Soon!

Denise Reynoso and Hadaasa Nae

May 5, 2017


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Everyone wants to remember their high school experience, and by doing that, students buy the annual yearbook. The yearbook encompasses all of the fun events the school had, as well as all the clubs and sports teams. This year’s yearbook staff is really is one of a kind. The staff started with 450 year...

Five Ways to Overcome Fear and Anxiety

Five Ways to Overcome Fear and Anxiety

Stacy Corea, Staff Writer/Staff Photographer

April 27, 2017


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We all at one point in our lives have had fear or anxiety. Some people have extreme fear or anxiety, to the point where it can damage their health. "The fears we don't face, becomes our limits"-Robin Sharma. When we are too scared of doing something that terrifies us, we are letting our fear win. Anxiety...

Creative Promposal Ideas 2k17

Creative Promposal Ideas 2k17

Katie Guerra, Senior Columnist

April 17, 2017


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Seniors, one of the most anticipated events of the year is approaching, the 2017 Prom! With the prom being just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking who you want to go with--whether it’s your boyfriend, girlfriend or friend. Along with that, you also need to deliberate on how you will ask...

The Potential of Virtual Reality

The Potential of Virtual Reality

Henry Yeom and Jess Rodriguez

April 4, 2017


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Virtual Reality (VR) technology has the potential to achieve great things as already seen within the entertainment industry. Drawing a digital 3D image within the same plane of your living room, running away or simulating escape from psychos in the horror setting of Resident Evil 7, and watching a movie wi...

Claude Lewis: Black Journalism Pioneer Dies at 82

Claude Lewis: Black Journalism Pioneer Dies at  82

Stacy Corea, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017


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Claude Lewis, co-founder of the National Association of Black Journalists, passed away from a long battle with diabetes at the age of 82 on Thursday, March 16, 2017, according to NABJ News. Lewis was a New York City native, who graduated college with a degree in English. He started his career as a...

Chino Hills Defeats LA City Champion Patriots in State Playoffs

Chino Hills Defeats LA City Champion Patriots in State Playoffs

Paul Diaz, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


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After the Birmingham Men's Basketball Teams' well-deserved 2016-17 City Championship, their season wasn’t over yet as they continued to the Southern California State Playoffs against Chino Hills High School.  Birmingham prepared intensely to face the talented Chino Hills team and their two star players, LaMelo an...

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