The Sunny Abyss

The Sunny Abyss

Jackie Mitchell, Student Writer

October 8, 2014

Don't splash, the sun will set Disappearing into the dark abyss Until no light can be shined Play dead to live   Aroma of dense salt burns my throat Foamy white waves crash onto me Drowned by sunlight The burn of hard work rips through my ligaments My kicks speed up...

Brains, Biology, and Basketball

Brains, Biology, and Basketball

Brandon Young, Creative Arts Editor

October 8, 2014

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

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....

No Longer a Helping Hand

No Longer a Helping Hand

Marie E. Rodriguez, Website Editor

October 7, 2014

Volunteering once was an act of kindness and willingness that was performed by those who truly wanted to help make a change. It would be discrediting, though, to say all volunteering today is now done completely for selfish reasons. However, the meaning and reasons behind volunteering has drastically...

Good Enough

Good Enough

Veronica Tayo, Student Writer

October 7, 2014

Insecurities insecurities everywhere, her blemishes and flaws equivalent to mustard stains A beautiful girl waiting to come out of an ugly duckling   The scars all over her body, inside and out. She dreadfully looks into the mirror, tears down her eyes, inspecting herself. With...

New vs Veteran Teachers

New vs Veteran Teachers

Dana Nuqui

October 7, 2014

Times are changing and so are the staff here at Birmingham. Teachers have come and gone, retired, or wound up teaching at a different school. Although each reason for leaving is different, every teacher has left some legacy or even some memories in students' lives. The question is, are the newer freshman...

Divergent Explorations

Lourenco Medici, Sports Editor

October 6, 2014

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