Guide To Modern School Style

Guide To Modern School Style

Jonathon Eaton, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

In the new school year you're always ready for school shopping to find the hottest trends to try to fit in; however, maybe you're not trying to fit in and you have your own unique style that you want to express. "Hypebeast" is a person who buys clothes only for the brand name. Hypebeasts have all...

Does BCCHS Have School Traditions?

Does BCCHS Have School Traditions?

Helen Rivera, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Traditions take place in your everyday life at home, family, church, clubs, your favorite sports teams, etc. We come to school everyday, but do we see any traditions around at Birmingham? Or are high school traditions just for the movies? This is my first year at Birmingham as a sophomore, and I noticed...

Hollywood Hypocrisy in the #Me Too Era

Hollywood Hypocrisy in the #Me Too Era

Salma Ramirez and Hadaasa Nae

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

What validates a protest as a protest? A movement? Or the truth? The uprising for the awareness started with Harvey Weinstein, when he was exposed for his sexual misconduct behavior. Hollywood was particularly affected.  Many women unveiled disgusting revelations of Weinstein’s actions towards...

Disney Buys Fox, Expanding Their Empire

Disney Buys Fox, Expanding Their Empire

Jonathon Eaton, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Back in December of last year, one of the biggest deals was made involving two major multi-billion dollar companies. On December 14, 2017, Disney bought out 21st Century Fox, thereby acquiring most of their film and television studios. Fox was known for their many involvements in the pop culture...

On a Mission to Send Students to College

On a Mission to Send Students to College

Gissel Garcia, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Birmingham Community Charter High School (BCCHS) has been putting a big effort into creating students who are interested in going to college. Beginning this year, many academies, along with the college center, have been developing field trips for any grade to visit a college campus. This year the...

Gun Laws…Is California Safe?

Gun Laws…Is California Safe?

Bryce Gage, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The United States is notorious for the mass number of gun-related deaths throughout our history, but California arguably has the best gun laws of all of the states. Guns have many positive connotations, contrary to popular belief, such as household safety, uses as a hobby, and for our own LAPD and military...

Hollywood-Themed Winter Formal Dance

Hollywood-Themed Winter Formal Dance

Lisset Saavedra, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The Winter Formal Dance will be held on Saturday, Feburary 10th in the BCCHS main gym from 7-11 p.m. This year's theme for the Winter Formal Dance will feature the elegance of Hollywood. There will a red carpet rolled out, lights everywhere  and a Hollywood sign to fit the aesthetic. This exhilarating...

Working High School Students Have an Advantage

Working High School Students Have an Advantage

Camron Graham, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Many people today say that kids are in a rush to grow up, that they should enjoy being kids and not try to get jobs so soon. Having a steady source of income during your high school years can help build responsibility and pay for school events that parents might not be able to pay for. This is es...

Spanish TV: New Seasons & Shows

Spanish TV: New Seasons & Shows

Desiree Hernandez, News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The are so many popular Spanish tv shows you can watch, like El Chapo, El Señor de los Cielos, Mariposa de Barrio, Reina del Sur, La Usurpadora and more.  Many still haven't watched the second season of El Chapo. Based on the real-life of the Mexican drug lord named Joaquín Guzmán, also known as El ...

2017-2018 Women’s Basketball Team Assemble A Bigger Season

2017-2018 Women’s Basketball Team Assemble A Bigger Season

Hadaasa Nae and Ruby Castillo

January 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

“EAT, SLEEP, BALL, REPEAT." A motto familiar to our Birmingham Women's Basketball team. They had a great season last year, and are now preparing for a bigger and better year. The women of Birmingham have improved since we last saw them. Now they are ready to show off their winning skills. &n...

The Myth of a High GPA

The Myth of a High GPA

Isamar Torres and Adrian Vasquez

January 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

 GPA: how do three words affect and control what we are going to do with our future? A grade point average is the total count of a student’s grades throughout a set period of time which is averaged and converted into points. The points can vary depending on the school’s grading system. Birmin...

Should Prom only be for Seniors?

Should Prom only be for Seniors?

Jonathan Vicente, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The PROM! The dance we have all been waiting for. The dance of the year! A night to remember! But wait, is the prom only be for seniors? Many people think so, but they would be wrong. Most people go to prom during their senior year, but not all the people at the prom are seniors. The people going to...

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