Patriot Varsity Football Off to a Strong Start to Season

Patriot Varsity Football Off to a Strong Start to Season

Debbie Lawhead, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


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The 2018 BCCHS varsity football season is off to a strong start with the team having a 4-2 record. After previously losing to Harvard Westlake last year, the team showed how hard they worked by defeating Harvard Westlake 30-21 for this season's first victory.  Birmingham then brought home another victory...

Hurricane Maria Devastated Puerto Rico in 2017…

Hurricane Maria Devastated Puerto Rico in 2017…

Lisbet Hernandez, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


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On September 20th, 2017, Hurricane Maria, a category four hurricane, hit Puerto Rico. At first the exact number of deaths was not  known exactly due to the fact that there was no way of recording how many people died. The original death toll was 68 but many officials were wary of that number becaus...

Welcome Back to School! GLOW Dance 2018

Welcome Back to School!  GLOW Dance 2018

Isamar Torres, Opinion Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Welcome Back Patriots! This year's welcome back dance was the first event of the year and it was filled with new activities which fascinated everyone. The theme of the dance was GLOW in the dark as black lights lit up the outdoor dance floor. This first dance of the year started at 7 p.m. and lasted until ...

2018 Powder Puff Flag Football: Juniors Win for First Time!

2018 Powder Puff Flag Football:  Juniors Win for First Time!

Gissel Garcia, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 24, 2018


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  BCCHS is known for hosting the Powderpuff games every year in May. This game allows both junior and senior girls to compete against each other in flag football. Each team has their own male student coach from their grade level along with volunteer cheerleader boys. Both teams have a month ...

Josh Castro, 2018-2019 ASB President

Josh Castro, 2018-2019 ASB President

Hadaasa Nae, Editor in Chief

May 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Here comes a time for us again to say our goodbyes. Nothing is more bittersweet than to say farewell to our seniors this year. One of them is our 2017-18 student body president, Leslie Hernandez. The Associated Student Body is heartbroken to see her and her fellow seniors leave, but the veterans are als...

The Mandela Effect

The Mandela Effect

Helen Rivera, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


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The meaning of life has been questioned in all the years of human existence. Things like the Mandela Effect make us have even more questions. The Mandela Effect is an effect where a significant amount of people remember a phrase, picture, or object, etc. a certain way, but when you look back at the evidence,...

A Night At Gatsby’s: Prom 2018

A Night At Gatsby’s: Prom 2018

Salma Ramirez, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

As the school year comes to an end, high school seniors all over the world are preparing for an endless list of activities. There's finals week, graduation, and for many seniors, the most exciting activity of them all, prom. Prom is a night where both girls and guys get dressed in their best for a night of dancing and fun with friends. It's an important high sch...

Arizona Teacher Strike Going Into Second Week

Arizona Teacher Strike Going Into Second Week

Destiny Taufahema, Co-Sports Editor

May 2, 2018


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Teachers in Arizona have been on strike since Thursday, April 26, 2018. These teachers went on strike causing thousands of schools in the state of Arizona to be closed. The teachers pledged they won't go back to work until their pay is raised. This will only happen if the legislature approves a proposed...

Mr. Birmingham 2018 Results

Mr. Birmingham 2018 Results

Gissel Garcia and Isamar Torres

April 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

This year's annual Mr.Birmingham contest was a delightful event to attend and remember. As always, the event took place in Sally Field Performing Arts Center which was decorated with colorful lighting and posters on the side walls with the contestants' name on them. All through the show, the senior c...

Students Walkout in Florida after School Shooting Massacre

Students Walkout in Florida after School Shooting Massacre

Helen Rivera, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


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On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, a school shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, killing 17 people and leaving many injured. The shooter was former student Nikolas Cruz. After this disastrous and traumatizing incident, the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School...

The Rise of Electric Vehicles

The Rise of Electric Vehicles

Theodore Alevizos, Opinion Editor

March 1, 2018


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The final death sputters of the internal combustion engine are imminent. Replacing them will be the silent hum of electric motors. Despite advances in combustion technology, electric cars are quickly gaining in popularity. Between 2012 and 2016, the sales of electric vehicles have grown by 32 percent...

Painting Streets White in LA

Painting Streets White in LA

Adrian Vasquez, Website Editor

February 27, 2018


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White streets may seem strange and, to some, appealing; however, there is a scientific approach to the matter. LA has recently been painting residential streets white, not for aesthetic purposes, but for a new way of cooling our neighborhoods and cities. This is an environmental movement. Do...

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