Meet Hector Murillo, Our Next 2016-2017 ASB President

Meet Hector Murillo, Our Next 2016-2017 ASB President

Hadaasa Nae, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Patriots, get ready to meet your new ASB Student Body President for the 2016-2017 year: Hector Murillo! For his upcoming term, Murillo looks forward to changing the culture and improving the life of students here at Birmingham. During his campaign, Murillo revealed that being a people person and knowing...

Prepping for AP Exams–Stressful but Worth It

Prepping for AP Exams–Stressful but Worth It

Emely Vasquez, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

  The AP Exam is just around the corner. Students are very stressed and anxious about it. They're using a variety of methods to ensure they pass and haven't worked all year for nothing. The AP Exams are what students prep for all year and work so hard for. The AP test is the student's chanc...

Promposal Ideas 2016

Promposal Ideas 2016

Marie E. Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

April 18, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

It's that time of year again! Spring is here and so are promposals! Whether you are asking your friend, boyfriend, or girlfriend to prom there are many creative ways for you to ask that special someone. The most popular technique of course is food! Pizza and doughnuts always seem to be a favorite-- just...

From Color Guard to Winter Guard, More than Spinning Flags and Tossing Rifles

From Color Guard to Winter Guard, More than Spinning Flags and Tossing Rifles

Michelle Suarez, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Color guard season is over, so it's time for the winter guard season to commence. Winter guard is not similar to color guard. Color guard consists of a group of girls adding color and meaning to the Birmingham High School Marching Band. Winter guard is the season when the team gets to perform on their o...

The 2016 Chapter of Knights and Ladies Says Goodbye

The 2016 Chapter of Knights and Ladies Says Goodbye

Marie E. Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

March 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Knights and Ladies is a BCCHS club open to only high school seniors who look to serve their community and school. Mr. Komen and Miss Swan are the lead teachers for this service club. The club has a cabinet that includes a president, two vice-presidents, a BCCHS events coordinator,  a community events...

French Fashion Show & Festival on Friday

French Fashion Show & Festival on Friday

Joselyn Argueta, Creative Arts Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The BCCHS French Club's Culture and Fashion Fair is the first campus-wide French culture event since French was reintroduced to BCCHS as a class three years ago. The show will take place this Friday, March 11 from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. in the BCCHS multipurpose room (MPR). We now have a community of dozens...

CAL College Bound Field Trip to Northern California

CAL College Bound Field Trip to Northern California

Jenny Cubas & Emely Vasquez, Front Page/ News Editor and Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The annual CAL academy college bound field trip was one for the books. This year was a bit different because it was Mrs. Wydra's (first year CAL lead teacher) hosting it, rather than Ms. Rubinger who does it every year. This year the CAL students went to four different universities which included, Stanford,...

Trails and Peaks Hiking Club

Trails and Peaks Hiking Club

Marie E. Rodriguez, Editor In Chief

February 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Trails and Peaks Hiking Club looks to promote mental and physical health through physical activity. A rock climbing club was originally run by Mr. Kusaka years before and so Mariam Alikyan decided to revamp a similar program. Inspired by nature and fitness, Alikyan gathered research from schools with...

Meet Alexia Avelar, ASB President

Meet Alexia Avelar, ASB President

Marie E. Rodriguez, Editor In Chief

December 7, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Alexia Avelar is the BCCHS Student Body President for the 2015-2016 school year. She looks forward to making this school year an exciting event for all. With the help of the last year's Student Body President, Marjorie Martinez, Avelar felt that she had a strong back bone during her campaign. Elections...

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Adams & Ceramics

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Adams & Ceramics

Alyssa Macias, Website Editor

November 18, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

This school year has brought an influx of new teachers, and with new teachers come new classes. A focus has been put on career and art based curriculum. One of the new classes that has started at Birmingham is ceramics, which is not widely available throughout schools anymore. Mrs. Janeen Adams just...

How to Avoid Slow Lunch Lines

How to Avoid Slow Lunch Lines

Ranulfo Martinez, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day but, lunch should not be overlooked. However, here at Birmingham many students consider skipping lunch altogether. This is partly due to the fact of the slow lunch lines. The main cause of the long lines is the amount of students. It's not rare...

College Advice & Application Deadlines!

College Advice & Application Deadlines!

Jenny Cubas, Front Page/ News Editor

November 3, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

With college applications due only about a month away, many students are stressing out on the process of getting them finished. Ms. Kronstadt (college counselor) and Mrs. Wydra (BCCHS teacher) gave their advice on how a student should approach college applications. There are so many schools to consider...

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