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...

Rose water DIY

Rose water DIY

Maariyah Ford, Art & Entertainment Editor

March 11, 2015

Rose water was first made by chemists in Islam's Golden Age as a perfume and beverage quite popular for a number of uses. Rose water is mostly used as a skin purifier, but you can use it for certain dishes or add it to lemonade for a summer beverage. Ingedients: Fresh roses A large pot Distilled...

Boys Volleyball is Victorious in Pre-Season

Boys Volleyball is Victorious in Pre-Season

Leslie Preciado, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2015

Our Birmingham varsity boys volleyball team are on a winning streak of 3-0 this preseason after beating Kennedy, Monroe and Poly.  Setter Daniel Lopez, #3, and Outside, Romeo Caraballo, #42, are leading the team to victory as the season begins.  Since Coach Anthony Thomas has retired, a new coach, ...

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