Dear Carson: General Advice

Dear Carson: General Advice

Carson, Staff Columnist

March 25, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Dear Carson, How do I get good grades my senior year? During their senior year, many think it's time to slack off because it's "the last year of high school" or "colleges don't pay attention to my grades this year anyway." What many juniors turning seniors don't know is how important senior year actu...

CAL Fieldtrip

CAL Fieldtrip

Jonathan Galdamez and April Giron

March 25, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The CAL Academy took their third annual field trip on February 20, 2015. As early as six in the morning, students stood in front of the school's performing arts auditorium with sleeping bags and luggage in hand, awaiting the buses that would take them to San Jose State, UC Santa Cruz, Cal Poly San Luis-Obispo,...

How To Prep For AP Testing

How To Prep For AP Testing

Jallon Williams and Brandon Young

March 16, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As AP testing is quickly approaching, many students are starting to prepare for their dreaded tests. However, some students go into the test feeling overwhelmed and unprepared. This is a major problem for students and is a potential cause for low scores. AP teachers do the best that they can to prepare...

Better Flavor, Better Service at Lunch

Better Flavor, Better Service at Lunch

Jack Freeman, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The school food here at BCCHS is very good due to Mr. Skelly who is in charge of all the school cafeteria food. Mr. Skelly also does something else besides being in charge of all the school lunch and breakfast food. He runs an Instagram account for the school and also caters school events. Mr. Skelly...

Makeup & Fashion Trends 2015

Makeup & Fashion Trends 2015

Kai Evans and Martha Lopez

March 10, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The fashion and makeup trends in 2015  have substantially revolved around the 90's decade. Inspiration has stemmed from artists like Aaliyah and Janet Jackson to movie characters such as Cher and Dionne from Clueless. Clothing like halter-tops and boyfriend jeans have made a comeback. 90's clothing...

Senior vs. Freshman Questions

Senior vs. Freshman Questions

Marie E. Rodriguez, Website Editor

March 9, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Sabrina Sosa (Senior) vs.  Abigail Duran (Freshman) What is the key to success? Sosa: "Having self-motivation and positive vibes at all times." Duran: "For me the key to success is trying your best and working hard for what you want." What advice would you give to  a new student at BCCHS? So...

Dear Delaney: Dating Advice

Dear Delaney: Dating Advice

March 6, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Dear Delaney, I'm having trouble deciding where to take my date out. What is the best place I can take her out on a date? I want to take her to a place where both of us will be comfortable with each other and enjoy the time we'll be spending together. The best places to go on a date are definitely where ...

Featured Teacher: Mr.Kelly

Featured Teacher: Mr.Kelly

Ivan Avila and Sara Zhobin

February 20, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Mr. Kelly was the elected teacher for the Featured Teacher by the Journalism staff.  He has been a favorite teacher for many years by many of his students. What did you do before you were a teacher? Mr. Kelley was Writer/Producer/Director of movies from 1978-2000, He produced about 50 movies;...

February Horoscopes

February Horoscopes

Valerie Olas, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Aquarius (January 21- February 21) February is a month for those dearest to you to be longing for your time and companionship. They may seem emotionally needy; something that you hate. Be sure not to hurt someone close to you with hasty actions and harsh words. Things may not be exactly as they seem, so try not ...

Valentine’s Day: Full of Love or Pressure?

Valentine’s Day: Full of Love or Pressure?

Daisy Flores and Brandon Young

February 9, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

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...

Before They Were Teachers

Before They Were Teachers

Dana Nuqui, Student Life Editor

January 30, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

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...

Senior Info

Senior Info

Daisy Flores, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Senior Patriots!! Your senior year is already stressful and there are always things to remember so the year goes as smoothly as possible. Important days and information to keep in mind include: Career! Stop by Ms. Zook's office for the options of obtaining a full time job or part time job. Also...

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