Students enjoying the dance floor in the Quad at the 2022 Enchanted Forest Spring Dance Formal

2022 Spring Dance Formal “Enchanted Forest” a Memorable Event

Trinity Herring, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

The Spring Formal was last week and you were either there or square. I attended the dance and had a wonderful time with the approximately 950 students who bought tickets for this event. The food...

Fashion Trends Diversify in 2022

Fashion Trends Diversify in 2022

Ireri Torres , Staff Writer May 12, 2022

At the beginning of 2022, so many different fashion trends have become popularized. This year people have really been open-minded about fashion and it shows through social media. One of the most popular...

 New Tuesday Schedule

New Tuesday Schedule is Favored by Most Students and Staff

Yoloxin Tapia Melena April 7, 2022

Starting with the second semester, the old Tuesday Schedule has changed. For the last two years, our Tuesdays have started at 9:00 in the morning. But starting this new semester, Birmingham has decided...

Fun Valentines Day gifts

Valentine’s Day Gifts Come From the Heart

Ashley Piedra , Staff Writer February 16, 2022

What are Valentine's Day grams? They are little gifts that you give someone special to you, and there are different ways that you can make a gram. You can do a candy gram or create something new like paper...

The Metro TAP Card being issued to all BCCHS students

FREE TAP Cards for all Birmingham Students

Emely Lazo, Managing Editor January 31, 2022

Are you taking the bus as a way of transportation to get to school or other places? Then here is your chance to save a lot of money. All Birmingham students qualify to get TAP cards for no cost, meaning...

The quad area at BCCHS

A Brief History of BCCHS 1943-2022

Darlene Fuentes-Catalan, Arts and Entertainment Editor January 27, 2022

Birmingham Community Charter High School is a charter high school in Lake Balboa in the San Fernando Valley.  It was founded in 1953 as a 7th-12th grade secondary school before it became a traditional...

( L to R) School Chess Champion Coby Dalumpines (5-0), Angelo Dalumpines 2nd (4-1), Max Del Solar 3rd (4-1), Kal El Smith 4th (4-1), and Shane Osikol 5th (4-1).

BCCHS Chess Club 2021 School Championship Tournament

Anthony Acevedo, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

Back in October 2021, Birmingham's Chess Club held a tournament that lasted from Oct. 12 to Oct. 26. The rules that were set for the tournament were that each contestant was to play five games each and...

This is an operating room, a room many people fear to enter.

Fear Of Surgery Affects Both Students and Adults

Yoloxin Tapia Melena, Staff Writer December 6, 2021

People often have a fear of surgery. That is because there is always a risk going under anesthesia. There is never an absolute guarantee that you'll wake up. Usually, if your surgery has been scheduled...

ASB showing their blue and gold pride  in front of a Friday Pep Rally poster

Friday Lunch Events and Pep Rallies are Back in the Quad!

Eryn Weaver, Front Page/News Editor November 15, 2021

Who would have thought that Friday lunches could have gotten any better? Besides it being the end of a busy, tiring week; our Friday lunches just became more fun. Thanks to the Birmingham ASB and, along...

Homecoming 2021 (BCCHS)

2021 BCCHS Homecoming Festival Created Lasting Memories

Rhodes Ngabirano, Staff Writer November 15, 2021

Birmingham Community Charter High School had a Homecoming Festival on Thursday night, October 7, 2021 from 5 to 8 p.m.  Tickets were sold for three weeks prior to the event. On the day of the festival,...

BCCHS Animation Club & Culinary Club Combined for Magical Halloween Movie Night

BCCHS Animation Club & Culinary Club Combined for Magical Halloween Movie Night

Valerie Rodriguez , Staff Writer October 27, 2021

Birmingham Community Charter High School, a school with a wide variety of clubs, likes to feature club activities that also act as fun fundraisers. Last October, the Animation Club decided to make a collaboration...

Prom decoration with disco balls and fire sparkler

BCCHS Seniors Worried About the Future of 2022 Prom

Ireri Torres , staff writer October 25, 2021

In a time of uncertainty, students have mixed feelings about having prom during a pandemic and the protocols that may come with it. Students have been used to Covid-19 safety regulations since before...

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