Dear Carson

Dear Carson

Carson, Columnist

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 of school. You should try to prioritize the two. Yes, school is important, but you also need to ...

Boys Varsity Water Polo Team Sinks Highlanders

Boys Varsity Water Polo Team Sinks Highlanders

Sadie Winterer, Editor in Chief

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, Birmingham's main set player. Despite the goals, the quarter was filled with turnovers and steals coming...

#AlexfromTarget

#AlexfromTarget

Kai Evans, Staff Reporter

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 12 hours, it was able to: trend worldwide, become the top search on Google when typing ALE, get over...

Is Birmingham Haunted?

Is Birmingham Haunted?

Maariyah Ford Arts & Entertainment Edtor, Nadine Baer Opinion Editor

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 High School in 1953 and  later changed from LAUSD to a community charter high school. It is now 2014...

Are You Afraid of Clowns?

Are You Afraid of Clowns?

Zak Parchen

November 5, 2014

There have been numerous reports of horrific clowns terrorizing the community of Bakersfield. Although many of the reports are believed to be false, one thing is for certain, and that is that the situation has created panic. The clowns are believed to have originated from a photography project, where...

Happy Halloween at BCCHS

Happy Halloween at BCCHS

Brandon Young, Creative Arts Editor

November 5, 2014

Friday, October 31, 2014, was yet another day fraught with bloody costumes, scary stories, pumpkin carving, and trick-or-treating. Students paraded the campus grounds as greasers, Spider Men, vampires, and Slender Men. The Halloween feeling was alive and thriving under the cloudy sky above. Even teachers...

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