Anticipating Block Scheduling

Anticipating Block Scheduling

Jack Freeman, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As we all know, block scheduling is going to be happening next school year, beginning in August.  I am excited for block scheduling and I will explain why. Block scheduling is going to be a good thing for BCCHS because it means that more people will graduate. It also gives people that will be seniors...

ISIS’s “Cleansing” of the Middle East

ISIS’s “Cleansing” of the Middle East

Zak Parchen, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

A new Islamic terror group has quickly made its name well-known throughout the world, ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Levant).  This infamous militia of marauders force the people they hold dominion over to follow their strict Sunni code or are forced from the land or are brutally murdered. ISIS...

Coachella 2015 Doesn’t Disappoint

Coachella 2015 Doesn’t Disappoint

Kai Evans, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Coachella 2015 was an experience of a lifetime. The 280 acre field was filled with over 579,000 people all enjoying the activities that Coachella set up for them. Once inside the venue, there are seven stages located within: the Gobi, Mojave, Coachella, Sahara, Outdoor and Yuma. Over 200 artists perform...

Cost of College

Cost of College

Steven Tong, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Around this time, seniors at every high school have received, or are receiving, college replies about admission. For those that have gotten a good word from their dream college and are going to commit there, congratulations. However, for the people who cannot decide on where to go, here is a tip: do...

Spirit Squad!

Spirit Squad!

Sara Zhobin, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Adans Hernandez is the president and founder of the first ever BCCHS Spirit Squad. The purpose of this "squad" is to enhance and promote school spirit by attending sport events, planning pep rallies, and overall showing blue and gold spirit. Adans started this with the intention of uniting the senior...

DIY bamboo wind chimes

DIY bamboo wind chimes

Maariyah Ford, Art &Entertainment Editor

April 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Ingredients: bamboo pole( 3 inches long) 6 reeds( or 3-6 twigs) Reeds are tall, slender- leaved plant of grass family that grows in water or on marshy  ground. twine or string Embellishments Hot glue Handsaw drill with small bit Directions: 1.)  Cut your bamboo into 5 pieces...

10 Apps Students Must Have

10 Apps Students Must Have

Valerie Olas, Staff Writer

April 27, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Organizing your schedule and keeping on top of your school work just got easier with these 10 useful apps for your smart phone. 1. Dropbox (Free; Multiple Platforms) Dropbox Mobile helps you keep your documents, photos and videos in one easily accessible place. You have a chance to upload diffe...

California Drought: A Thirsty State

California Drought: A Thirsty State

Alexa Muro, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

California is now in serious trouble. The people are now limited in their water use and consumption and the state of California is drying up--leaving many residents worried that water may become even more scarce. It is estimated that water supplies will only last for one year. What will California do...

Daily Jokes 2

Daily Jokes 2

Brandon Young, Creative Arts Editor

April 27, 2015


Filed under Creative Writing

1. The dyslexic devil worshiper sold his soul to Santa. 2. My friend thinks he is smart. He told me an onion is the only food that makes you cry, so I threw a coconut at his face. 3. Teacher: "Kids,what does the chicken give you?" Student: "Meat!" Teacher: "Very good! Now what does the pig give...

Daily Jokes 1

Daily Jokes 1

Jack Freeman, Staff Editor

April 23, 2015


Filed under Creative Writing

1. Why did the elephant have to go back to his car? Because he left his trunk open. 2. Why shouldn't you wear snow boots? Because they'll melt. 3. When you boil water, the water gets evaporated. What do you say to the water that gets evaporated? You will be mist. 4. What do you ...

The Longest Ride Movie Review

The Longest Ride Movie Review

Maariyah Ford, Art & Entertainment Editor

April 21, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Longest Ride is another best-selling book turned into film written by Nicholas Sparks, who also wrote The Notebook, and was released in theaters on April 10,2015. The movie is centered around a champion bull rider named Luke Collins (Scott Eastwood) and a college student named Sophia(Britt Robe...

Prom Problems (excerpt from chapter 11)

Prom Problems (excerpt from chapter 11)

Brandon Young, Creative Arts Editor

April 21, 2015


Filed under Creative Writing

It isn't everyday I wake up smiling. I mean, actually smiling. Now, you may be wondering why on Earth I was smiling the instant I woke up. That, my reader, will be revealed momentarily. First, let me tell you about my morning and day. It started off as any other morning. A bowl of oatmeal-2 tablespoons...

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