Water Wastage in California

Water Wastage in California

Clarissa Guardado, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

The average American uses 80-100 gallons a day, 10,000 gallon a year. Wasting water is an issue that we are currently experienceing here in the United States.   Especially in California where an extreme shortage of water, a drought, is affecting us and leaving us to take measures into our own hands....

Meet Your Senior Class President

Meet Your Senior Class President

Marie E. Rodriguez, Editor In Chief

September 30, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Veronica Tayo is the Senior Class President for the graduating class of 2016. Tayo began campaigning  for elections around March of her junior year. With the slogan "Tayo all the way-o" and the distribution of treats and goodies, Veronica hoped to gain an advantage. However, Tayo admitted that she...

Police Brutality: Criminals with Authority?

Police Brutality:  Criminals with Authority?

Brayan Tenas, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  To serve and protect or to hurt and kill? These are questions many people are asking themselves nowadays as every day we hear about more and more incidents of police brutality. Most of these cases involve police acting disorderly and abusing their power while doing ridiculous things and also...

We are to Blame for Beach Pollution

We are to Blame for Beach Pollution

Joselyn Argueta, Creative Arts Editor

September 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Do you like going to the beach with the nice ocean breeze going through your hair? Seeing families bonding and having a great time relaxing?But then one day, this vision is gone, and now the beach is full of trash . You can no longer go into the fresh water because you know what there: bacteria growing...

DIY Autumn Candle

DIY Autumn Candle

Jenny Cubas, News/Front Page Editor

September 28, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With the beginning of fall already here, why not make yourself a cute candle to keep your room smelling nice throughout the season.   The materials you will need are: Mod Podge                                 Mason Jars Leaves (fake or real) Sponge brush or regular painting brush Rafia (strands of hay-like straw) Tealight Lighter or matches       ...

BCCHS Varsity Football Recap

BCCHS Varsity Football Recap

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

September 25, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The BCCHS Varsity Football Team played multiple tough teams in the preseason and have a 2-2 record so far. This record isn’t good or bad, but it shows that the Patriots need to improve during the regular season in order to make playoffs. The Patriots have struggled on offense and have struggled immensely...

International Students Excited to be BCCHS Patriots

International Students Excited to be BCCHS Patriots

Nina Hovanesian, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Three international students, Lizandra Freitas Lima de Carvalho, Victoria Mazzone de Castro, and Cindy Ngo Huynh Uyen Phuong , share two common interests: Birmingham Community Charter High School and the Foreign Exchange Program. I had the opportunity to sit down with these lovely girls and ask them some questions about themselves and how they’ve adapt...

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