BEWARE: For-Profit Colleges

BEWARE: For-Profit Colleges

Martha Lopez, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2015

For high school students, especially seniors, finding a school to attend after they graduate is hard to do, especially with so many options out there. One option that they could look into is for-profit colleges. Mrs. Kronstadt is probably the most knowledgeable person on the BCCHS campus about colleges...

SBAC Testing

SBAC Testing

Alyssa Macias, News Editor

February 12, 2015

The 2014-2015 school year is the first time the Common Core State Standards will be used to replace the old CST testing. Common Core State Standards is an upgraded learning system that is laid out to prepare outgoing high school students for entry level careers and college courses. It encourages a...

Back to Back Champions?

Back to Back Champions?

Johan Morales, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2015

This season, the Boys Varsity Soccer Team find themselves reaching out to secure a playoff position. The team won the City Division 1 Title last season making them the defending champions coming into this season. However, the team has lost the majority of the players from last year's championship team...

Are Gender Roles Necessary?

Are Gender Roles Necessary?

Sara Zhobin, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2015

Gender roles have existed since the beginning of time determining the roles of women versus the roles of men. Unfortunately, our options, our jobs, and our beliefs have been dictated by these roles. Whether they are necessary and beneficial to society is the greatest issue. Gender is something every...

Valentine’s Day: Full of Love or Pressure?

Valentine's Day: Full of Love or Pressure?

Daisy Flores and Brandon Young

February 9, 2015

A lot of time and money is invested on a person's Valentine's Day sweetheart. Whether it's by store-bought Valentine cards or a romantic night out, February 14th is the one day of the year where everyone seems to be celebrating a relationship or hoping to get into one. Overall it seems like a tradition...

The Interview

The Interview

Jallon Williams and Steven Tong

February 4, 2015

The Interview, the movie that caused threats to national security and cyber terrorist attacks, was nothing more than a harmless, zany, over-the-top comedy. Major movie chains across the US such as Arclight, Regal and AMC pulled the movie from their screens days before the release because of potentia...

Je Suis Charlie

Je Suis Charlie

April Giron, Managing Editor

February 3, 2015

The week of January 7th 2015, the phrase "Je Suis Charlie," French for "I am Charlie," was uttered by millions of people as a mantra of support to the French satirical newspaper, Charlie Hebdo, after the tragic shooting of their offices in Paris. On the 7th of January 2015, around midday, two assa...

Before They Were Teachers

Before They Were Teachers

Dana Nuqui, Student Life Editor

January 30, 2015

Going into the education field usually shapes an individual's mind and perspective on things. Teaching and dealing with students will help you discover more about yourself in terms of your patience, motivation, endurance, and especially if you can become an inspiration for students. Teaching candidates learn...

Why the New England Patriots Will Win the Super Bowl

Why the New England Patriots Will Win the Super Bowl

Jack Freeman, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2015

The Super Bowl will take place this coming Sunday February 1, 2014 and it is between the Patriots and the Seahawks. (Spoiler Alert!) The Patriots are going to be victorious. The Patriots are going to win the Lombardi trophy this year because of their strong defense, their special teams, and their great...

Why the Seahawks will win the Super Bowl

Why the Seahawks will win the Super Bowl

Jonathan Galdamez and Kai Evans

January 27, 2015

Super Bowl XLIX is near and it's the game viewers have been waiting all season to watch. The Super Bowl will take place on Sunday, February 1, and  is reported to be one of the most watched super bowls in history. The teams facing against each other are the Seattle Seahawks and the New England...

The Future of BCCHS: Block Scheduling

The Future of BCCHS: Block Scheduling

Sadie Winterer

January 23, 2015

It's happening. It's here. Block scheduling, a change for better or worse. Saturday, January 24th at 10 am will be the board meeting determining the details of block scheduling. Students are allowed to come. In fact, it is highly recommended. Board members love to have a student's say for the decisions...

Girls Volleyball Wrap-Up

Girls Volleyball Wrap-Up

Jonathan Galdamez and Ivan Avila, Staff Reporters

January 14, 2015

The BCCHS Girl's Volleyball team went through a rough season which culminated in a losing record. Coach Bennett-Riley stated earlier this season that the "girls were new as a team and would need to get used to each other for a better team composition." The girls played 22 games overall, 10 of them...

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