Hollywood-Themed Winter Formal Dance

Hollywood-Themed Winter Formal Dance

Lisset Saavedra, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

The Winter Formal Dance will be held on Saturday, Feburary 10th in the BCCHS main gym from 7-11 p.m. This year's theme for the Winter Formal Dance will feature the elegance of Hollywood. There will a red carpet rolled out, lights everywhere  and a Hollywood sign to fit the aesthetic. This exhilarating...

Working High School Students Have an Advantage

Working High School Students Have an Advantage

Camron Graham, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

Many people today say that kids are in a rush to grow up, that they should enjoy being kids and not try to get jobs so soon. Having a steady source of income during your high school years can help build responsibility and pay for school events that parents might not be able to pay for. This is es...

College is Not for Everyone

College is Not for Everyone

Stacy Sandoval, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

Often times teens are put under pressure to attend college, especially juniors and seniors, but not all students want to or decide to go to college. College is expensive and it doesn't matter if you're rich or poor because it'll still be expensive. Some students get scholarships and financial aid...

Spanish TV: New Seasons & Shows

Spanish TV: New Seasons & Shows

Desiree Hernandez, News Editor

January 29, 2018

The are so many popular Spanish tv shows you can watch, like El Chapo, El Señor de los Cielos, Mariposa de Barrio, Reina del Sur, La Usurpadora and more.  Many still haven't watched the second season of El Chapo. Based on the real-life of the Mexican drug lord named Joaquín Guzmán, also known as El ...

2017-2018 Women’s Basketball Team Assemble A Bigger Season

2017-2018 Women’s Basketball Team Assemble A Bigger Season

Hadaasa Nae and Ruby Castillo

January 29, 2018

“EAT, SLEEP, BALL, REPEAT." A motto familiar to our Birmingham Women's Basketball team. They had a great season last year, and are now preparing for a bigger and better year. The women of Birmingham have improved since we last saw them. Now they are ready to show off their winning skills. &n...

The Myth of a High GPA

The Myth of a High GPA

Isamar Torres and Adrian Vasquez

January 25, 2018

 GPA: how do three words affect and control what we are going to do with our future? A grade point average is the total count of a student’s grades throughout a set period of time which is averaged and converted into points. The points can vary depending on the school’s grading system. Birmin...

Should Prom only be for Seniors?

Should Prom only be for Seniors?

Jonathan Vicente, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

The PROM! The dance we have all been waiting for. The dance of the year! A night to remember! But wait, is the prom only be for seniors? Many people think so, but they would be wrong. Most people go to prom during their senior year, but not all the people at the prom are seniors. The people going to...

BCCHS Student Poems

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

January 23, 2018

Mirror, Mirror By Nataly Rojo Get close. Get a little closer. Now, look at yourself in the mirror and tell me what you see. Is that a sad, lonely person? Or is it a happy person? I hope what you perceive is what you have always wanted to be. I hope you see someone who wakes up...

One Week Deadline Is Not Enough Time! (to change classes)

One Week Deadline Is Not Enough Time! (to change classes)

Jonathan Vicente, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018

"Should I keep the class or change it?" That is a question many students face when it is the beginning of the year or semester. The school gives us just a week to change our schedule, but it's more like five school days. Many students believe that it is an unjust amount of time. I think so too and that...

Is Laker Rookie Lonzo Ball A Bust?

Is Laker Rookie Lonzo Ball A Bust?

Alejandro Marroquin, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018

Many basketball fans have mixed feelings about Lonzo Ball. The rookie for the Los Angeles Lakers was drafted as the 2nd pick in the first round of the 2017 NBA draft. He played for Chino Hills High School and was a star in high school. He averaged 25 points, 11 rebounds, 9.1 assists, 5 blocks, and 5 steals...

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