Becoming Vegetarian: Life after Meat

Becoming Vegetarian: Life after Meat

Alexa Muro, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2015

Many people want to join the vegetarian community but don't exactly know where to start. First off, you want to ask yourself if this is the lifestyle you truly want to pursue. People who are not fully committed don't stick with it. People get caught up. If you are determined to follow this journey then...

Dear Carson: General Advice

Dear Carson: General Advice

Carson, Staff Columnist

March 25, 2015

Dear Carson, How do I get good grades my senior year? During their senior year, many think it's time to slack off because it's "the last year of high school" or "colleges don't pay attention to my grades this year anyway." What many juniors turning seniors don't know is how important senior year actu...

Boys Soccer Season Comes to a Disappointing End

Boys Soccer Season Comes to a Disappointing End

Johan Morales and Carlos Vega

March 25, 2015

Since the beginning of the season, the Birmingham soccer team has been under the microscope as they are coming off a spectacular championship season. The expectations were really high this year and the team did everything in their power to fulfill the expectations. Naturally, every champion is expected...

CAL Fieldtrip

CAL Fieldtrip

Jonathan Galdamez and April Giron

March 25, 2015

The CAL Academy took their third annual field trip on February 20, 2015. As early as six in the morning, students stood in front of the school's performing arts auditorium with sleeping bags and luggage in hand, awaiting the buses that would take them to San Jose State, UC Santa Cruz, Cal Poly San Luis-Obispo,...

Mulan Preview

Mulan Preview

Leslie Preciado and Jonathan Galdamez

March 20, 2015

It is that time of year again, the spring production. The Performing and Visual Arts Academy have started rehearsing for their spring musical of Disney’s princess story, Mulan. Opening night of the play will be on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 7 p.m. and the production will run through Saturday, April 25...

Varsity Baseball Game Against Sylmar

Varsity Baseball Game Against Sylmar

Jack Freeman, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2015

The Birmingham Varsity Baseball Team played a very fierce and close game against Sylmar last Thursday. The Patriots once again came out victorious with a 1-0 triumph . This win changed the team’s record to 3-3. The Patriots showed their strong defense during the first at bat when pitcher Adrian Ro...

How To Prep For AP Testing

How To Prep For AP Testing

Jallon Williams and Brandon Young

March 16, 2015

As AP testing is quickly approaching, many students are starting to prepare for their dreaded tests. However, some students go into the test feeling overwhelmed and unprepared. This is a major problem for students and is a potential cause for low scores. AP teachers do the best that they can to prepare...

Summer Bridge at BCCHS

Summer Bridge at BCCHS

Alexa Muro, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2015

  Summer Bridge, a program designed to assist eighth graders in the process of beginning their transition into high school, has been recently taken up by Birmingham High School. Summer Bridge helps students with their academics and helps them become familiar with the people with whom they will b...

Homemade Ginger Cayenne Muscle Rub

Homemade Ginger Cayenne Muscle Rub

Maariyah Ford, Art & Entertainment Editor

March 12, 2015

Ingredients: 1/4 cup of coconut oil 1/2 cup of Shea butter (as a base makes it super silky and moisturizing) 1 tsp ginger root powder 1 tsp of Cayenne powder ( soothes pain) 10 drops of Eucalyptus oil(ability to soothe sore muscles)   This rub is for when you have been working...

Better Flavor, Better Service at Lunch

Better Flavor, Better Service at Lunch

Jack Freeman, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2015

The school food here at BCCHS is very good due to Mr. Skelly who is in charge of all the school cafeteria food. Mr. Skelly also does something else besides being in charge of all the school lunch and breakfast food. He runs an Instagram account for the school and also caters school events. Mr. Skelly...

Kingsman: The Secret Service Movie Review

Kingsman: The Secret Service Movie Review

Brandon Young

March 12, 2015

Kingsman: The Secret Service is a bold, incredibly violent, action flick that takes the James Bond spy vibe and turns it on its head. It's widely hilarious and extensively graphic, with flying limbs, climatic slow motion shootings, and scenes of utter murderous mayhem. The type of crude humor th...

Weekly Playlist

Weekly Playlist

Kai Evans

March 11, 2015

Weekly Playlist Charts for the week of March 14th, 2015 : 1. Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars Uptown Funk has spent 11 weeks on the charts and has been number one for four weeks in a row with this week being the biggest airplay to date. The song took over a half a year to complete...

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