State and National Champion Wrestler Lakiyah Wagoner

State and National Champion Wrestler Lakiyah Wagoner

Katherine Oyebobola, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2014


Filed under Sports

Meet Lakiyah Wagoner, an 11th grade varsity state and national champion, and the girls' wrestling team captain at BCCHS. Ever ask how the people we know got to where they are now?   After a recent interview with the champion herself , Lakiyah went into detail about how she got into the sport and said,...

Dr. Claudia Aguirre visits BCCHS

Dr. Claudia Aguirre visits BCCHS

Nadine Baer, Opinion Editor

October 29, 2014


Filed under News

On Thursday, October 16th, Dr. Claudia Aguirre, PhD, daughter of BCCHS's very own Ms. Rose Aguirre made a visit to our campus to discuss careers in science.  Several science classes crowded into the Oral Arts building to listen to her lecture. Aguirre, a graduate of both USC and UCLA, is a neur...

Seniors Clean Up Lake Balboa Park!

Seniors Clean Up Lake Balboa Park!

Dana Nuqui, Student Life Editor

October 29, 2014


Filed under News, Student Life

“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


Filed under Student Life

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...

Birmingham’s Homecoming Dance

Birmingham’s Homecoming Dance

Maariyah Ford, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 28, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The homecoming dance was held inside the main gym at 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 11th.  The dance was very popular with over 730 people attending and students initially had to be patient because of the long line to get in. There was pop, hip - hop, dubstep, Spanish, and many...

Fall Fashion Trends

Kai Evans, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It's fall time, which means the fall fashion staple pieces, green army jackets, knee high socks and dresses, will become popular once again among high school students. With NYFW (New York Fashion Week) over, all the trends for fall are now present in stores you can find close to you! (Forever 21, Urban Outfitters, ...

A Vivid Dream That Crept

A Vivid Dream That Crept

Eduardo Romero, Student Writer

October 27, 2014


Filed under Creative Writing

It devours that which is now and slowly dies as it passes You never experience that which is, but acknowledge it until it is that which once was That which comes but isn't seen until it is gone   The feeling it leaves behind That melancholy that haunts you Like a vivid dream that...

Gale Force 9

Ellyanne Navas, Student Writer

October 27, 2014


Filed under Creative Writing

Tight coils in your shoulders will always reveal your wings.     Soft hair, pink lips, furrowed brow Many forget, that Lucifer was once the angel of beauty The east wind blew and you reveled in the shiver            Branches with hot leaves            grasped for the stars         ...

Novice Mind

Novice Mind

Nathaly Morales, Student Writer

October 27, 2014


Filed under Creative Writing

The breach in my heart grew, soon it will fix itself. Pain can hit you fast and hard like a baseball to the stomach. The sound and feeling of emptiness numbs you, a feeling you can't condone; so plain and dark like you're trapped in a black hole that makes you relinquish. Pain and love can possess you, bu...

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