Fire Disaster Survival, One BCCHS Student’s Story

Fire Disaster Survival, One BCCHS Student’s Story

Desiree Hernandez, News Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Fire can be our friend. It can keep us warm, be our light when the power goes out, and cook our food when having a BBQ. It can basically help us in many ways. Yet it can also be our worst enemy; fire can cause a disaster and in many cases, it can cause death. Samantha Martinez (12) from BCCHS has shared...

Hollywood-Themed Winter Formal 2018

Hollywood-Themed Winter Formal 2018

Monserrat Carrasco, Student Life editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

  The most anticipated dance that people wait for finally happened. Winter Formal is one of the many fun school activities that the Sophomore Council hosts. This year’s Hollywood themed dance was hosted on February 11th, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Winter Formal was heavily planned by the soph...

Makeup Advice: the Pro and Cons

Makeup Advice: the Pro and Cons

Stacey Sandoval, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

We see women everywhere, of all ages wearing makeup. Youtube and Instagram are both filled with MUA's, short for "makeup artists." There are a lot of positives, or pros, to wearing makeup and it is very fun to apply, but there are also some negatives, or cons. PROs: Makeup gives you confidence. Ma...

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...

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...

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...

College is Not for Everyone

College is Not for Everyone

Stacy Sandoval, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Often times teens are put under pressure to attend college, especially juniors and seniors, but not all students want to or decide to go to college. College is expensive and it doesn't matter if you're rich or poor because it'll still be expensive. Some students get scholarships and financial aid...

How to Prepare for Senioritis

How to Prepare for Senioritis

Adrian Vasquez, Website Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

If you're a senior, you know how stressful it is to deal with your college applications in your first semester. Studying for the SAT and/or ACT, getting letters of recommendation, and writing those oh-so-important personal statements. However, your senior year is NOT over after your first semester. Just...

2017 Club Rush in the Quad

2017 Club Rush in the Quad

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Birmingham had its annual club rush, and some students may wonder what club rush is. As it says in the name, it’s a day that students and clubs come to the quad and students rush to sign up for their favorite club(s)!   Club rush helps to get the club out in the open, as there are so many clubs...

Keeping Our Campus Clean and Green!

Keeping Our Campus Clean and Green!

Stacey Sandoval, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Often times, walking across our school campus after lunch, one can see lots of trash thrown everywhere but the trash cans--just like in our bathrooms, but that's not the point. Birmingham students are thinking that since the school provides custodians working during school hours, they do not have to pick up after the...

International Students at BCCHS

International Students at BCCHS

Lourenco Medici, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

  A big step. One definition of a really big step for a school is accepting international students from a variety of different countries.  As a society, there are many problems and social differences that we have to face. People could sit and discuss societal problems for hours and still wouldn't...

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