Top 5 Most Sought After Haunted Houses in America

Top 5 Most Sought After Haunted Houses in America

Scott Gutierrez, Editor in Chief

October 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As the list suggest, these haunted house attractions are the most extreme we have or had in the U.S. to date that open up to thrill-seeking –some would call insane-prospectors who just can’t wait to be locked up for hours like a real life horror movie! Like anything extreme, all of the following...

Pranktober is Here!

Pranktober is Here!

Christian Garcia and Fernando Jimenez

October 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Halloween is more than a horror-filled holiday. It is also a time for friends and family to share laughter through simple joys of this season's tricks-and-treats: pranks! There are countless articles and Youtube videos dedicated to bringing the public new and exciting ideas, but the classics still re...

International Student Vy Tran

International Student Vy Tran

Jennifer Silvas, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Vy Tran is an international student from Vietnam attending BCCHS. She's a senior with a lot of hopes and dreams and came to the U.S. in August to finish her studies here. When Vy was on her way to the U.S. she felt happy, but sad at the same time because she was going to miss her family. She had...

Patriot Varsity Football Preseason Wrap Up

Patriot Varsity Football Preseason Wrap Up

Brayan Tenas and Rafael Vega

October 27, 2016


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

It's a new school year, 2016-2017, and with this new year comes a new season of football! Last season, our Patriot Varsity Football Team had a record of 8-4, taking us to the playoffs but losing against Arleta. This season, the Patriots hope to make it all the way and win the city championship. This...

Building a Better Community from the Bottom Up

Building a Better Community from the Bottom Up

Emily Renteria, Editor in Chief

October 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Summer was great, wasn’t it? For most, summer gives people a chance to take a break from the chaos of life and give in to some much needed pampering and relaxation; but that is not the case for many high school seniors. Before the school year even started, soon-to-be graduates began tossing and tur...

Is Birmingham Really Haunted?

Is Birmingham Really Haunted?

Stephanie Cuba and Aydan Thomas

October 21, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Birmingham Community Charter High School wasn’t always filled with students. It first started out as a World War II hospital in 1943. The hospital had 1777 beds, of which 800 were devoted to debarkation activities.  Many of the soldiers did not survive and are said to have died from gangrene. Gangrene...

V Girls Volleyball Vs. RFKC

October 21, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Vending Machines Open or Closed?

Vending Machines Open or Closed?

Denise Reynoso, Opinion Editor

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Starting with the new school year, various things has changed for the better for students and faculty. One of which was the vending machines because that had stuck out to me the most. The new vending machines work amazingly well and hold more of a variety of snacks than the older ones we had. There's...

Barclays Premier League 2016 Predictions

Barclays Premier League 2016 Predictions

Anthony Carrillo and Brayan Tenas

October 17, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

BPL Predictions The Barclays Premier League is one of the most competitive soccer leagues in the world if not the most competitive league in the world. Last year was one of the best BPL seasons in the past years. With Leicester City F.C. fighting relegation for the majority of the 2014 season, for t...

J.V Football VS. Taft

October 17, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

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