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The student news site of Birmingham Community Charter High School

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The Girls Team picture. With coach Mr. Kelly

BCCHS Women’s Golf Team and Why You Should Join!

Hadaasa Nae and Gissel Garcia March 23, 2018

The Birmingham Community Charter High School Women's Golf Team had a very interesting fall semester last year. There are a total of nine girls on the team, but you should never take numbers for granted....

Notes to Myself Poem

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor March 21, 2018

“Untitled” By Branden Peralta Dear soul, Do not fear isolation For being alone Is the key To being free   Dear Me, Do not be afraid of the dark The light shows...

Fire Disaster Survival, One BCCHS Students Story

Fire Disaster Survival, One BCCHS Student’s Story

Desiree Hernandez, News Editor March 19, 2018

Fire can be our friend. It can keep us warm, be our light when the power goes out, and cook our food when having a BBQ. It can basically help us in many ways. Yet it can also be our worst enemy; fire can...

Chicago Musical a Challenge

Chicago Musical a Challenge

Maya Wilson, Co-Arts and Entertainment Editor March 15, 2018

After the BCCHS Theater Play Production class went to New York recently, they began planning their Spring Musical Production. Play Pro then had a meeting about which theater musical they would decide...

Marijuana Legalization in California

Marijuana Legalization in California

Jonathan Vicente, Managing Editor March 15, 2018

For the few people who do not know what marijuana is and wonder what the hype is about, well here it is. Marijuana is a plant that can be smoked, eaten, inhaled, and drank. The marijuana plant has many...

The ensemble that sophomore council organized to shine.

Hollywood-Themed Winter Formal 2018

Monserrat Carrasco, Student Life editor March 13, 2018

  The most anticipated dance that people wait for finally happened. Winter Formal is one of the many fun school activities that the Sophomore Council hosts. This year’s Hollywood themed dance...

Students from Bellingham High School walking out of school and protesting.

Students Walkout in Florida after School Shooting Massacre

Helen Rivera, Staff Writer March 13, 2018

On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, a school shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, killing 17 people and leaving many injured. The shooter was former student Nikolas Cruz. After...

To Work or Not to Work in High School

To Work or Not to Work in High School

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor March 7, 2018

Should high school students work? This controversial topic of high school students working has been discussed and debated by many. Everyone has a different perspective on it, and depending on what your...

Illustration depicting an illuminated neon sign with a dress code concept.

BCCHS Dress Code: Fair or Not Fair?

Isamar Torres and Adrian Vasquez March 5, 2018

Dress codes are nothing new to private and public schools, but what is the reasoning behind it? At BCCHS, our dress code isn't extremely strict. It's basic: no dresses/shorts too short (don't show too...

The official poster for the movie Black Panther

Black Panther Slashes Box Office Records

Bryce Gage and Jonathon Eaton March 5, 2018

Black Panther became the highest-grossing Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film in the first week--more than doubling its $200 million budget at the box office. After Prince T'Challa's father is killed...

An assortment of the electric vehicles available to consumers in 2018.

The Rise of Electric Vehicles

Theodore Alevizos, Opinion Editor March 1, 2018

The final death sputters of the internal combustion engine are imminent. Replacing them will be the silent hum of electric motors. Despite advances in combustion technology, electric cars are quickly...

A Burning Passion

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor March 1, 2018

A Burning Passion By Carlos Garcia   You caught my eye when I saw you walking Your brown skin is so nice, your red hair, you're so tall I stopped and turned when I heard you talking Your...

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