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...

SLC Special Events and Field Trips

SLC Special Events and Field Trips

Emely Vasquez, Michelle Suarez, staff reporters

October 28, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

        There are many special events and field trips to look forward to this year. Each SLC has planned a variety of special events and field trips for the year. Technology and Business, Digital Media, Mash, CAL, Freshmen Academy, and PVA are each planning various trips, movie nights, and other spec...

Senior vs. Freshman Questions

Senior vs. Freshman Questions

Marie E. Rodriguez, Editor In Chief

October 20, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Andre Prystupa (senior) vs. Alan Mendez (freshman) When was the last time you tried something new? Prystupa: "Last month, I tried singing at the Thespian Club's Cafe Night." Mendez: "Yesterday, I was at Potato Corner and instead of French Fries, I got tater tots." Describe your goals for this scho...

Feed the Mouth

Feed the Mouth

Marie E. Rodriguez, Editor In Chief

October 9, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Feed the Mouth is a club at BCCHS, led by senior Kimberly Mendez. The purpose of the club is to stop hunger and feed the homeless. To advertise and bring attention to the cause, the club sells Feed the Mouth bracelets. The sales of these bracelets go to Freedom from Hunger, an organization that looks...

How to Get in Shape

How to Get in Shape

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

October 9, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Getting in shape and staying in shape is a very good thing to do for the body and good for the way a person looks. The way to get in shape may seem difficult or a pain in the neck to do, but it’s very easy to obtain. The only hard part of getting in shape is that a lot of it has to do with consistency...

Meet Your Senior Class President

Meet Your Senior Class President

Marie E. Rodriguez, Editor In Chief

September 30, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Veronica Tayo is the Senior Class President for the graduating class of 2016. Tayo began campaigning  for elections around March of her junior year. With the slogan "Tayo all the way-o" and the distribution of treats and goodies, Veronica hoped to gain an advantage. However, Tayo admitted that she...

International Students Excited to be BCCHS Patriots

International Students Excited to be BCCHS Patriots

Nina Hovanesian, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Three international students, Lizandra Freitas Lima de Carvalho, Victoria Mazzone de Castro, and Cindy Ngo Huynh Uyen Phuong , share two common interests: Birmingham Community Charter High School and the Foreign Exchange Program. I had the opportunity to sit down with these lovely girls and ask them some questions about themselves and how they’ve adapt...

Aloha Patriots

Aloha Patriots

Trinity Cummings and Yara Saldana

September 21, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The first dance of the year was exactly how students would have pictured it, from the hot dance floor to the great food.   Although the dance started off slowly, it ended up picking up momentum throughout the night as more and more students joined in.   The outdoor dance really felt like a safe and...

10 Not so Secret, Secret Menus

10 Not so Secret, Secret Menus

Martha Lopez, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

It is hard enough choosing something off the regular menu at restaurants, but add secret menu options and it becomes almost impossible. There are many restaurants that now have secret menus, but almost  everyone knows about them, which makes them not so secret. Here are just 10 of many more.   ...

Cost of College

Cost of College

Steven Tong, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Around this time, seniors at every high school have received, or are receiving, college replies about admission. For those that have gotten a good word from their dream college and are going to commit there, congratulations. However, for the people who cannot decide on where to go, here is a tip: do...

Spirit Squad!

Spirit Squad!

Sara Zhobin, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Adans Hernandez is the president and founder of the first ever BCCHS Spirit Squad. The purpose of this "squad" is to enhance and promote school spirit by attending sport events, planning pep rallies, and overall showing blue and gold spirit. Adans started this with the intention of uniting the senior...

10 Apps Students Must Have

10 Apps Students Must Have

Valerie Olas, Staff Writer

April 27, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Organizing your schedule and keeping on top of your school work just got easier with these 10 useful apps for your smart phone. 1. Dropbox (Free; Multiple Platforms) Dropbox Mobile helps you keep your documents, photos and videos in one easily accessible place. You have a chance to upload diffe...

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