Up Close and Personal With Girls’ Wrestling Athletes

Up Close and Personal With Girls’ Wrestling Athletes

Hadaasa Nae, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016

There have been many great sports performances this past semester, and one team that has had an outstanding season is the BCCHS Girls’ Wrestling Team. The wrestling team has been working hard to win matches, duels, and tournaments to uphold the school's honor and pride. They've recently placed first...

CAL College Bound Field Trip to Northern California

CAL College Bound Field Trip to Northern California

Jenny Cubas & Emely Vasquez, Front Page/ News Editor and Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016

The annual CAL academy college bound field trip was one for the books. This year was a bit different because it was Mrs. Wydra's (first year CAL lead teacher) hosting it, rather than Ms. Rubinger who does it every year. This year the CAL students went to four different universities which included, Stanford,...

Feed The Mouth Blanket Drive This Week

Feed The Mouth Blanket Drive This Week

Joselyn Argueta, Creative Arts Editor

February 22, 2016

Come join the fun and help the homeless in your area! Don't you want to make difference in the world little by little you can cause a great change!  The Feed The Mouth Club is having a Blanket Drive during lunch in the quad during the last week of February, on Wednesday through Friday, the 24th-26th....

Birmingham Boys’ Varsity Basketball Battles Taft; George Washington Prep Up Next

Birmingham Boys’ Varsity Basketball Battles Taft; George Washington Prep Up Next

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

February 22, 2016

The BCCHS Boys’ Basketball Team had a big final game of the regular season against their fierce rival, the Taft Toreadors. The game did not disappoint with excitement and close scores for the majority of the game but Birmingham fell in an 87-71 loss. The Patriots knew coming in that it would be a tough...

BCCHS Girls’ Soccer Wrap Up

BCCHS Girls’ Soccer Wrap Up

Samuel Gerstein, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 18, 2016

On January 29th, the Lady Patriots Varsity Soccer team came out victorious, vanquishing the imposing Lady Cavaliers of Cleveland, giving them their first loss in league play. This game was able to break a recent downturn that the girls have been having lately, a two-game losing streak. This current trend...

Granada Hills Vs Birmingham Boys’ Basketball

Granada Hills Vs Birmingham Boys’ Basketball

Kristine Medina, Student Life Editor

February 18, 2016

There's no denying the fact that our Birmingham Patriots are on the rise towards greatness this basketball season. Carrying the pressure of maintaining such a good record, it seems the boys have had no problem in doing so. Our team had a great game against the Granada Hills Highlanders ending the night...

Birmingham Battles Granada Hills in Boys’ Soccer

Birmingham Battles Granada Hills in Boys’ Soccer

Brayan Tenas, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2016

The BCCHS Boys' Soccer Team have been playing well so far this season, but this time, they faced Granada at home. Last time these two teams faced off, Birmingham lost to Granada 3-1 in an away game, but this time Birmingham wanted to come out on top with the win. Birmingham had a strong first half...

Lady Patriots’ Home Soccer Game vs. El Camino Real

Lady Patriots’ Home Soccer Game vs. El Camino Real

Emely Vasquez, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2016

The BCCHS Girls' Soccer Team plays their best to beat their opponents. Even though they are not always victorious in their games, the girls never give up and always continue to learn from their mistakes.  The girls' soccer team took up yet another opponent on the field as they played against El Camino ...

BCCHS Boys’ Soccer Outlook

BCCHS Boys’ Soccer Outlook

Maariyah Ford, Opinion Editor

February 16, 2016

The boys had worked hard this mid-semester. As usual, they are always improving with their skills becoming better and better. Both of the soccer coaches are doing a great job training the soccer boys by disciplining them.  They're all like one big family. All of the team practice in the soccer field...

DIY Relaxing Night In

DIY Relaxing Night In

Jenny Cubas, Front Page/ News

February 16, 2016

With all the stress people are dealing with nowadays, sometimes it's necessary just to stop working and pamper yourself with self-soothing activities. This DIY is the ultimate package to lay back and relax with friends or have some alone time to put your feet up and unwind. It includes facial masks,...

Valentine’s Day Ideas for Couples

Valentine’s Day Ideas for Couples

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

February 11, 2016

As many of us know, Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and if you are having trouble figuring out what to get for your loved one or what do with your loved one, worry no more, I’m here to help. There are multiple gifts and dates you can do with your boyfriend and girlfriend, but I’m going to...

Trails and Peaks Hiking Club

Trails and Peaks Hiking Club

Marie E. Rodriguez, Editor In Chief

February 11, 2016

Trails and Peaks Hiking Club looks to promote mental and physical health through physical activity. A rock climbing club was originally run by Mr. Kusaka years before and so Mariam Alikyan decided to revamp a similar program. Inspired by nature and fitness, Alikyan gathered research from schools with...

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