Ouija

Ouija
November 21, 2014

The new Ouija movie was released on Friday, October 24, 2014 and was rated 4 stars with IMDb.  The movie explores the consequences of trying to contact the dead and the bonding of friendship. This...

Meet Marjorie Martinez

Marjorie Martinez
November 21, 2014

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...

Football Advances to Second Round Playoffs

Football Advances to Second Round Playoffs
November 20, 2014

The Birmingham Patriots defeated the Banning Pilots on Friday, November 14 in their first playoff game this year. The Pilots played a good game but they were no match for Sterling Salguero who came up...

Birmingham Chess Club Championship

Birmingham Chess Club Championship
November 20, 2014

The Birmingham Chess Club, sponsored by English teacher Mr. Hughes, held its second annual fall school chess championship this past October. The 6-round tournament was attended by 34 players. The contestants...

Behind the Curtains: Alice in Wonderland

(From left to right) Darian Ramirez, Jailene Hurtado, Nadia Landaverde, and Lupe Rodriguez
November 17, 2014

The Performing and Visual Arts academy is well known for their plays and musicals which demonstrate the talents of BCCHS's theater kids. While the actors are the ones highlighted at these events, the...

Dia de los Muertos

Left To Right: Molinaro, Turner, Sanchez, Urbina, Pedrani--- Photographed by  Juan Gonzalez
November 17, 2014

Dia de los Muertos started November 1 and ended on November 2. But that did not stop Birmingham from celebrating a little after. On November 7, 2014, Señora Molinaro, Urbina, Pedrani, Turner, Lopez and...

Book Review: The Best of Me

Book Review: The Best of Me
November 14, 2014

“Because you aren't just someone I loved back then. You were my best friend, my best self, and I can't imagine giving that up again." He hesitated searching for the right words. "You might not understand,...

Performing and Visual Arts Presents Alice in Wonderland

Performing and Visual Arts Presents Alice in Wonderland
November 13, 2014

Starting Friday November 14th, at 7:00 P.M., Birmingham’s Performing and Visual Arts Academy will be presenting the play Alice in Wonderland.  All costumes and set used in the play were made by Birmingham...

Dear Carson

Dear Carson
November 10, 2014

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...

Boys Varsity Water Polo Team Sinks Highlanders

Boys Varsity Water Polo Team Sinks Highlanders
November 10, 2014

Birmingham Varsity Boys won 15-9 against rival school, Granada. The Patriots began the game with an impressive run of four unanswered goals. The run included goals from Joseph Rivera and Jim Gillis,...

#AlexfromTarget

#AlexfromTarget
November 7, 2014

Who is #AlexfromTarget? The hashtag #Alexfromtarget started late Sunday evening on November 2nd. When the hashtag started circulating on Twitter, not many knew who or what it was about. In a matter of...

Is Birmingham Haunted?

Is Birmingham Haunted?
November 6, 2014

Birmingham Community Charter High School was originally a World War II hospital in 1944. Thousands of soldiers were treated here and many died from gangrene. The hospital was soon turned into Birmingham...

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