Wild Powder Puff Football Game Won by Seniors

Wild Powder Puff Football Game Won by Seniors

Kristine Medina, Student Life Editor

April 28, 2016

The second semester of school is always the most exciting for juniors and seniors. Juniors look forward to shortly  becoming seniors and seniors look forward to their senior events, college acceptance letters, and graduation. One event that the juniors and seniors share is the annual powder puff game....

Unemployed? How and Where to Get a Job!

Unemployed?  How and Where to Get a Job!

Katherine Oyebobola, Managing Editor

April 28, 2016

Looking for a job? Well let me give you information on how to get one. There are many ways to find work: the online applying process, walking into stores and asking for an application, filling out your resume and posting it online, or maybe even a phone call. Words of advice would probably consist o...

Should Zoo Animals Be Set Free?

Should Zoo Animals Be Set Free?

Clarissa Guardado, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2016

It is debated whether zoos should be allowed to cage up animals or if they should let those animals be free and left alone so they can be in their natural habitat. In the past, most zoos did cage and lock up animals for pure human enjoyment, but now a zoo's purpose is so much greater than that....

Prepping for AP Exams–Stressful but Worth It

Prepping for AP Exams–Stressful but Worth It

Emely Vasquez, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2016

  The AP Exam is just around the corner. Students are very stressed and anxious about it. They're using a variety of methods to ensure they pass and haven't worked all year for nothing. The AP Exams are what students prep for all year and work so hard for. The AP test is the student's chanc...

Go See Grease! Tickets on Sale Now

Go See Grease!  Tickets on Sale Now

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

April 20, 2016

As many people know, BCCHS’ play production is kicking off their new musical, Grease, this Friday, April 22nd. They do one production each semester so all Patriots should go and support them! The musical is being held on April 22, 23, 26, 28, 29, and 30. Tickets are $8 presale and $10 at the door, so...

Promposal Ideas 2016

Promposal Ideas 2016

Marie E. Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

April 18, 2016

It's that time of year again! Spring is here and so are promposals! Whether you are asking your friend, boyfriend, or girlfriend to prom there are many creative ways for you to ask that special someone. The most popular technique of course is food! Pizza and doughnuts always seem to be a favorite-- just...

UC Schools: Accepting More Than Imagined

UC Schools: Accepting More Than Imagined

Jenny Cubas, Front Page/ News Editor

April 18, 2016

According to the UC data, since last year there has been a 15% increase in offers for admission which is 8,488 more offers than ever recorded since they have been keeping track in 1994. The most underrepresented minority that was admitted were Latinos from 16,000 last year to 22,000 this year being offered...

From Color Guard to Winter Guard, More than Spinning Flags and Tossing Rifles

From Color Guard to Winter Guard, More than Spinning Flags and Tossing Rifles

Michelle Suarez, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2016

Color guard season is over, so it's time for the winter guard season to commence. Winter guard is not similar to color guard. Color guard consists of a group of girls adding color and meaning to the Birmingham High School Marching Band. Winter guard is the season when the team gets to perform on their o...

Make Summer Plans Now

Make Summer Plans Now

Ranulfo Martinez, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2016

It may be spring at the moment but summer is just around the corner. We just had Spring Break and now we have to gear up for summer. Preparation for summer could mean either getting a beach body or just getting through the semester. Ultimately, we all should start to make plans for this upcoming summer...

The Dangers of Texting and Driving

The Dangers of Texting and Driving

Jack Freeman, Sports Editor

April 8, 2016

Texting and driving is a very dangerous thing to do, and it causes many accidents every year. Teens are generally thought of as the only type of people to text, but that isn't true because many adults also text and drive. However, whether a person is a teenager or an adult, texting and driving is unacceptable. There...

Coachella or EDC? It’s Your Choice!

Coachella or EDC?  It’s Your Choice!

Alexandria Velis, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2016

Every year around spring time, people the ages of 18-30 grow excited when the line-ups for their favorite music festival appear online. If you prefer Coachella, tickets have been known to sell out within 15 minutes. If you prefer EDC, which stands for electric daisy carnival, tickets to the festival...

Boy’s Varsity Lacrosse Conquers Calabasas

Boy’s Varsity Lacrosse Conquers Calabasas

Samuel Gerstein, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 8, 2016

This year, the BCCHS Boy's Varsity Lacrosse Team kicked off the 2016 season by hitting the road to take on the Coyotes of Calabasas . This was an exciting and nail-biting affair for the Patriots with many ups and downs, but they were ultimately able to etch out a suspenseful 9-8 victory, starting the...

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