BCCHS Students and Staff Tour Europe

BCCHS Students and Staff Tour Europe

Leslie Preciado

May 22, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

March 29th marked the third annual Birmingham Europe trip with EF tours. Mr. Blue Kusaka leading the group of 20 students along with Mr. Phi Nguyen, and Ms. Hayley Rubinger. After months of meetings, planning, and daydreaming of Europe, the day finally arrived to board the plane at LAX. After a long 10-hour flight, we landed in London around noon on March 30th and it was about 50 degrees ...

May Horoscope

May Horoscope

Valerie Olas, Staff Writer

May 22, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Taurus (April 21 – May 21) All your mental activity will be intensely personal and subjective. You are mostly cheerful in your approach to others, and perhaps somewhat intellectual this month. As a result, blossoming  friendships will come to you, giving pleasure, inspiration and ideas. This month, you are most attracted to wit and cheerfulness. Gemini (May 22 – June...

Best Stand Up Comedians of All Time

Best Stand Up Comedians of All Time

Dana Nuqui, Student Life Editor

May 22, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Robin Williams was one of the greatest American actors and comedians of our time, who was best known for his roles in Popeye, Mrs. Doubtfire, Good Will Hunting, Jumanji, Night of the Museum and many more. His charismatic character and witty attracted thousands of fans from all over the world. Wi...

Lacrosse Teams Win 2015 CIF City Championships

Lacrosse Teams Win 2015 CIF City Championships

Carlos Vega and Cristian Ayala

May 22, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

It almost seemed like Birmingham was going to go through a year without a City Championship! However, the Boys' and Girls' Lacrosse team came to the rescue as they were both crowned 2015 CIF Champions on the 16th of May 2015. The Lacrosse team was Birmingham's only sport team to win a CIF Championship...

Blank Meridian

Blank Meridian

Brandon Young and Jallon Williams

May 18, 2015


Filed under Creative Writing, News, Showcase

Writing has often been regarded as an unique form of communication, where the brain's imagination and creativity work together to create wonders. All of this can be found in this year's creative writing book, Blank Meridian. The book consists of work entirely done by Mr. Kim and Mr. Nino's Creative...

Prom 2015 “Diamonds are Forever”

Prom 2015 “Diamonds are Forever”

Kai Evans, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

"Diamonds are Forever" was the theme for this year's senior Prom. Seniors gathered around at the Wallis Annenberg Center located on the California Science Center grounds waiting to enter at eight. Beforehand, people waited in the beautiful rose garden with their dresses and their tuxes surrounded by their...

10 Not so Secret, Secret Menus

10 Not so Secret, Secret Menus

Martha Lopez, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

It is hard enough choosing something off the regular menu at restaurants, but add secret menu options and it becomes almost impossible. There are many restaurants that now have secret menus, but almost  everyone knows about them, which makes them not so secret. Here are just 10 of many more.   ...

Mr. Birmingham

Mr. Birmingham

Daisy Flores, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2015


Filed under News

May 1st marks the third annual Mr. Birmingham pageant, which is hosted by the CAL and MASH academies. The line-up of gentleman included: Brian Alonzo, Xavier Escobar, Mansur Felton, Erik Garcia, Laurence Guillermo, Rene Hernandez, Jonathan Veliz, James Layno, Serigne Athj,  and Joshua Lopez. The contestants...

Birmingham’s Lakiyah Wagoner, Two Time National Wrestling Champion

Birmingham’s Lakiyah Wagoner, Two Time National Wrestling Champion

Carlos Vega, Johan Morales, and Cristian Ayala

May 4, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

When you first see fellow Patriot Lakiyah Wagoner roaming through BCCHS's halls, you think she's just a regular 11th grade girl going through high school. Little would you know that she is the two time State and National Wrestling Champion in her weight class! She defended her title this year and successfully...

Fast and Furious 7 Review

Fast and Furious 7 Review

Jallon Williams, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Furious 7, was released Friday April 3, 2015. The movie was the seventh installment in the Fast and Furious series. The movie starred Dwyane Johnson, Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Vin Diesel and the late Paul Walker. Furious 7 is dominating the box offices, and is the fastest movie in history to mak...

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