Hello Chartwells, Goodbye Crossroads Cafe

Hello Chartwells, Goodbye Crossroads Cafe

Kai Evans, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2014

As the start of the new school year approached, students were shocked to find out that the cafeteria lunches would be new and improved. BCCHS is now affiliated with Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services. This new program is partnered with over 20 colleges and ensures on their website "high quality,...

School by Chance

http://charterpulse.com/2014/06/10/new-york-new-charter-school-lottery-system-gives-each-applicant-white-pill-enrolls-whoever-left-standing/

Daisy Flores, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2014

Living in a first world country, we take a lot of things for granted--school being one of them. However being accepted into Birmingham Community Charter High School isn't necessarily like winning a lottery, even though some might have thought it to be. No lotteries are in place when accepted into Birmingham....

The Upcoming Layno Prod

The Upcoming Layno Prod

Brandon Young, Creative Arts Editor

October 13, 2014

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...

Aguirre’s Take

Karla Aguirre

Marie E. Rodriguez, Website Editor

October 13, 2014

Full name: Karla Aguirre Grade: 12 Position: Shooting Guard How many years have you been on varsity/JV? I played JV my freshman year & varsity 10th, 11th, and now 12th. Please provide a recap on the varsity team last season. (record, memorable moments, needed improvements, etc.) Last s...

Lorde Takes the Greek

Lorde performing at the Greek Theatre October 6.

Kai Evans, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2014

Monday night, October 6,2014 at the Greek Theatre, Ella Yelich-O'Connor, also known as Lorde, put on a two-night, sold out, mind-blowing performance. The show attracted many other celebrities including, Vanessa Hudgens, Austin Butler and more. Many took to twitter to complement the 17 year old singer/songwriter...

Gorelik’s View on Wrestling and The Team

Elliy Gorelik

Marie E. Rodriguez, Website Editor

October 9, 2014

“If you’re a wrestler, then you’re part of a big family,” said Elliy Gorelik when asked about his relationship with his teammates. Gorelik is a senior member of the varsity wrestling team at BCCHS. He is one of five passionate and dedicated team captains that expects great things from himself...

Community Service Hours for Seniors

Community Service Hours for Seniors

Martha Lopez, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2014

There has been word going around that seniors now have to do community service hours in order to graduate. The best bet is that it is true. Seniors graduating in 2015, will have to do 10 hours of community service. Although a lot of the details about  how this requirement will be carried out are still...

Rivera’s Review

Angela Rivera

Marie E. Rodriguez, Website Editor

October 9, 2014

Full name: Angela Marie Rivera Grade: 12th Position: Point Guard   How many years have you been on varsity/JV?  I was on Jv my freshman year. This will be my third year on Varsity   Please provide a recap on the varsity team last season. (record, memorable moments, needed improvements, etc.) Last sea...

The Loss

Bianca Hoops, Student Writer

October 9, 2014

Losing a baby sister is like being dehydrated The sound of "sorry for your loss'' scrapes my skin with egg Lots of trees are sacrificed to dissolve the flood pouring off my face   To remember my hair pulled, covered in formula puke and holding this creation Listening to 'Fly me to...

Is Joining the Military Right for You?

Is Joining the Military Right for You?

Zak Parchen, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2014

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...

Boys Basketball Team on the Rise

Boys Basketball Team on the Rise

Carlos Vega, Sports Editor

October 9, 2014

When was the last time you went to a basketball game? Sure it's not as popular as our football games but basketball is still a fun and exciting game to watch.  Inexperienced players went through a learning curve and last season we finished with a record of (2-8) which knocked us out of the playoff picture....

Little Sister

Little Sister

Jackie Yaffe, Student Writer

October 9, 2014

You are annoying, but you are loved with every breath the monkey takes You are a love that will always be there, pretty everywhere A door in your face here, arms around you there Fragile little fingers you had Wrapped in a blanket, as if you were a little burrito Soft, chubby cheeks, like...

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