BCCHS Boy’s Water Polo Finishes Season

BCCHS Boy’s Water Polo Finishes Season

Jeselyn Merino, staff writer

November 13, 2019

If it isn't obvious, water polo is a water sport that is played between two teams. The purpose of the game is that the teams try to shoot the ball into the opposing goal. It is a competitive sport that has 4 quarters. The Birmingham High School boy's first water polo game of the 2019 season was on September...

BCCHS Varsity Football Wins League, Faces Garfield in Playoffs

BCCHS Varsity Football Wins League, Faces Garfield in Playoffs

Sophia Antillon, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Birmingham Patriots, we can all agree that our varsity football team has made a vast improvement this season. They went through many hardships at the beginning of season and had to deal with several losses. They may have doubted themselves about how they played. They also may have felt like they weren't...

Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice? Who Makes the Decision on Abortion?

Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice? Who Makes the Decision on Abortion?

Michelle Blas and Sofia Lemus

November 6, 2019

The topic of pro-life versus pro-choice is a very controversial issue and has fostered many differing opinions. This topic involves talking about abortion and the people who are pro-life (anti-abortion) and the people who are pro-choice (pro-abortion). You are probably wondering what are these issue...

Gypsy Discrimination Continues in Modern Europe

Gypsy Discrimination Continues in Modern Europe

Elizabeth Rivera, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Gypsies have been discriminated anywhere and everywhere they have migrated throughout history. Even in today's society, they still suffer from lowly treatment. Many gypsies don’t identify themselves as gypsies but as Romani people. It’s 'outside people' that have named them gypsies using the typical ...

The Ever-changing “Perfect” Female Body

The Ever-changing “Perfect” Female Body

Jenessa Henderson and Debbie Lawhead

October 29, 2019

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder". This quote has been preached for years upon years, yet the real history of beauty proves otherwise. With beauty trends always changing and being reinvented, the idea of what is beautiful was something many women struggled to achieve--even if it meant jeopardizing...

Chromebooks – What Do BCCHS Students Think of Them?

Chromebooks – What Do BCCHS Students Think of Them?

Stephanie Tran, Website Editor

October 29, 2019

A new school year, a new change. For Birmingham Charter students, this change came in the form of Chromebooks - one for every single student on campus. Initially given only to the graduating class of 2022 (freshmen) the previous year, they were the subjects of mild “envy,” if it’s even appropriate to r...

Endangered Animals Need Protection

Endangered Animals Need Protection

Rosana Sanchez-Zorrilla, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

An endangered species is an animal or plant that's considered at risk of extinction. The majority of extinctions are caused by natural conditions, but recently, the increase in animal endangerment is caused by humans. Our environment cannot sustain the growing pressure humans have put on this planet,...

Switch Lite Vs Nintendo Switch?

Switch Lite Vs Nintendo Switch?

Reign Cruz, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

 The Switch Lite is a smaller and lighter version of the Nintendo Switch. The Lite is a gaming console version that's for handheld only. It comes in three different colors: yellow, turquoise, and gray. The price of the console costs $199 and its battery life lasts for about three to seven hours. Unlik...

Disney Live Action Remakes: Hmmm

Disney Live Action Remakes: Hmmm

Phillip Lemus, Opinion Editor

October 21, 2019

During the 21st century, more Disney-animated movies have been remade on the big screen with re-vocalized actors and more computer-generated characters, and this recent trend is both troubling and odd. June of 2019 brought the new Lion King remake that brought conflicted audiences to the theaters. ...

How It All Started: The Birmingham Dance Team

How It All Started: The Birmingham Dance Team

Karina Gonzalez, Website Editor

October 21, 2019

The Birmingham Dance Team has been active for eight years and ever since then, they have been well-known for making Birmingham's pep rallies and varsity football games hyped. The team really gets the students up on their feet and cheering for the team as they have their hands up grooving to the music. At...

Fun and Games at BCCHS Senior Sunrise 2019

Fun and Games at BCCHS Senior Sunrise 2019

Kimberly Sandoval, Senior Columnist

October 21, 2019

BCCHS seniors had a great time at the annual Senior Sunrise event which took place on Thursday, September 26th. This was the first of many school activities for seniors graduating this year. This school event was held at the newly renewed football field at six in the morning and ended at 8 a.m. Senior...

BCCHS Club Rush 2019–A Huge Success!

BCCHS Club Rush 2019–A Huge Success!

Lisbet Hernandez, Front Page Editor

October 17, 2019

On Thursday September 12, 2019, BCCHS held its annual Club Rush! So, what is Club Rush? Club Rush is an event in which all the school clubs go out to the quad during lunch and try to recruit people into their club. The whole student body had the chance to ask club members any questions they had to get...

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