Paper to Screens

Paper to Screens

Jonathan Galdamez, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2014

A high school student knows that their backpacks can get heavy with too many textbooks, binders, and notebooks. How convenient would it be to have all your school books, notes, assignments stored on an iPad or tablet?   Maybe it is time for Birmingham to make the change from paper to screens. Textbooks...

Mrs. Mathis:Dance Team Coach

Mrs. Mathis' dance class.

Maariyah Ford

October 20, 2014

Mrs. Mathis is Birmingham's new dance teacher. She works as the dance teacher because it was the only dance class the school gave her, and because she also teaches aerobics. Mrs. Mathis expects her students to have their heart rates up, to be healthy, and to just have fun in her class. She plans to not...

Annabelle, the Revamped Chucky

Annabelle, the Revamped Chucky

Sadie Winterer, Editor in Chief

October 17, 2014

The new horror movie Annabelle,  or rather an intro to Halloween movies, is a prequel to The Conjuring. Annabelle is a classic Halloween movie to set off into the new season of Autumn. The predictable plotline gave the movie an edge of humor as audiences laugh when the demon possessed doll first comes int...

2014-2015 Boys Lacrosse Team

(Left to right) Jonathan Veliz, Erik Garcia, Julio Larios, Alejandro Magana, and Luis Delgado.

Martha Lopez, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2014

Erik Garcia, the Varsity Boys' Lacrosse Team captain for 3 consecutive years, is expecting a great year for this upcoming Lacrosse season.When asked what he expected for this season, Erik said he is expecting a lot of wins and feels it will be "the best year so far." Erik also said that this year's team...

Patriots defeat El Camino on Homecoming Night

Patriots defeat El Camino on Homecoming Night

Carlos Vega, Sports Editor

October 16, 2014

Friday night's Homecoming Game on October 10 was a game to remember. Blue and gold vibrantly bounced  off the home crowd bleachers and the answer to the question "Who's House?" was heard across Lake Balboa. Our Patriots won their first game of the season with a final score of 19-14. The Patriots began...

“You Will Die in Seven Days”

Zak Parchen, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2014

The light of the moon cast its eerie glow over Birmingham, as all attention focused on the projection screen.  The audience of well over a hundred people were all captivated in horror by the psychological thriller, "The Ring." On Friday, October 3, the Digital Media Arts Academy hosted a showing...

Awning System

Awning System

Max Covarrubias

October 16, 2014

The school has spent a lot of  money on setting up an awning system in the lunch area.  The point of it was it to  have a nice little place where students can eat their food in peace without getting their heads burned in the heat or have their food soaking in the rain. Smart idea, but not everyone...

Driving Behind The Screen

Driving Behind The Screen

Maariyah Ford, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 15, 2014

The after school program (YPI) offers classes for students that are interested in subjects such as drama, hip-hop, Zumba, and more.  YPI's  assistant coordinator, Andreina Villasenor, has explained to me that in order to take the driver's education class, students must fill out a application and have...

Are Students Getting the Proper Physical Education They Need?

Are Students Getting the Proper Physical Education They Need?

Zak Parchen

October 15, 2014

Overweight and obesity in children is at an all time high in America, and schools are doing little to help resolve this issue. In California, high schools and middle schools only require two years of physical education. Elementary schools require just over twenty minutes a day of physical activities....

New Skateboard Racks An Improvement?

Skateboard rakes located at BCCHS

Ivan Avila, Advertisement Editor

October 15, 2014

Birmingham Charter is a great school for all individuals with different sorts of skills, but are all the school improvements  on campus convenient for everyone? As a skateboarder and student myself, I love what Birmingham has to offer to students but it isn't always convenient for the skateboarders....

Defending Soccer Champ’s Captain Talks

Defending Soccer Champ's Captain Talks

Deli Chanta, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2014

Interview with Erick Villatoro Name : Erick Villatoro Grade : 12 Position : Any position except goalie ; Captain of the Varsity Soccer team How long have you been in the team Soccer team ?  - I made Varsity my freshman year (9th grade) and have been there ever since . What is your reflection on la...

Girl’s Golf Wrap-up

Girl's Golf Wrap-up

Deli Chanta, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2014

The 2014 -2015 BCCHS Women's Golf Team finished their season on a great note as they swung their clubs to a second place league title. " This year's golf team is the biggest team we've had , " says golf coach Mr. Kelly . The team this year consists of 11 girls, most of whom are beginners with the exception...

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