Senior Info

Senior Info

Daisy Flores, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2015


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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...

College Corner

College Corner

April Giron, Managing Editor

December 12, 2014


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Attention to all college bound seniors! Congratulations on filling out your college applications. You did it! Here are some things to keep in mind. Don't forget to report your scores to the colleges you've applied to! Keep your grades up. You're not quite finished yet. Colleges do look at your ...

Senior Worries

Senior Worries

Martha Lopez and Jonathan Galdamez

December 12, 2014


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"Senior year is going to be so much fun" is the most common misconception high school students are told. In reality, seniors have a lot to worry about. The number one "concern" for seniors is, of course, graduating. Unfortunately, a lot of students are behind credits and need to make up the classes...

Featured Teacher: Sra. Molinaro

Featured Teacher: Sra. Molinaro

Brandon Young, Creative Arts Editor

December 9, 2014


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This month's featured teacher is Señora Molinaro, a Spanish teacher in the CAL academy. When asked what inspired her to become a teacher, Molinaro responded, "I had an amazing French teacher in high school. Her name was Madame Caruso. It was just that she was a beautiful person, inside and out. She...

Meet Marjorie Martinez

Meet Marjorie Martinez

Marie E. Rodriguez, Website Editor

November 21, 2014


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Meet your Student Body President, Marjorie Martinez. Martinez is seventeen year-old senior at BCCHS and is also the newest Student Body President for the 2014-2015 school year.  When she first decided to  run for Student Body President she had to admit that she was skeptical. She did not expect to...

Dear Carson

Dear Carson

Carson, Columnist

November 10, 2014


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Q: Dear Carson, How do you manage both academics (Advanced Placement courses specifically), and a social life?  A: Balance is key. Try balancing out your time between both school and your work outside of school. You should try to prioritize the two. Yes, school is important, but you also need to ...

Seniors Clean Up Lake Balboa Park!

Seniors Clean Up Lake Balboa Park!

Dana Nuqui, Student Life Editor

October 29, 2014


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“It's the action, not the fruit of the action, that's important. You have to do the right thing. It may not be in your power, may not be in your time, that there'll be any fruit. But that doesn't mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do n...

Dear Delaney: Dating Advice

Dear Delaney: Dating Advice

October 28, 2014


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Q: Dear Delaney,  How do you start talking to a guy? A: "Breaking the ice" is always a nerve wrecking thing to do when you want to start talking to someone, especially if you like them. If your friend is friends with that guy, ask them to introduce you to them so you can feel more comfortable. I th...

The Upcoming Layno Prod

The Upcoming Layno Prod

Brandon Young, Creative Arts Editor

October 13, 2014


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It takes intelligence, good morale....and a sick beat to get recognized nowadays! This month's featured student is James Layno of the CAL academy. The Filipino-American mastermind was born in Panorama City, CA on September 13, 1997. Growing up in the San Fernando Valley all his life, the 17 year...

Is Joining the Military Right for You?

Is Joining the Military Right for You?

Zak Parchen, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2014


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If you are in need of a sense of discipline, a sense of duty, financial aid for college, and have always dreamed of being able to make a difference in the world, joining the military just might be the right choice for you. Joining the military is a serious life decision, one that requires real evaluation...

Brains, Biology, and Basketball

Brains, Biology, and Basketball

Brandon Young, Creative Arts Editor

October 8, 2014


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Brains, Biology, and Basketball-What a combination? This month's featured student is Jallon Williams of the CAL academy. This 17 year-old senior has a cumulative GPA of 3.96 and is currently ranked 10th in his graduating class.  He also scored a 1800 on his first try taking the SAT. Jallon was...

Finally, Some Shade

Finally, Some Shade

Carlos Vega, Sports Editor

October 8, 2014


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As a student at BCCHS, how can you miss it? It's big, painted yellow and blue, and most importantly---provides shade. The new covered lunch area near the student store is one of the best school improvements this year. With heat temperatures reaching record highs, the new covering is exactly what we need....

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