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

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

Hadaasa Nae and Gissel Garcia

March 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

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. Two players made through to the top ten in league play, with Astrid Cabrera (11) placing third,  and...

Notes to Myself Poem

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Creative Writing

“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 you what’s there But the dark shows you what could be   Dear self, Do not love Those ...

Fire Disaster Survival, One BCCHS Student’s Story

Fire Disaster Survival, One BCCHS Student’s Story

Desiree Hernandez, News Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

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 cause a disaster and in many cases, it can cause death. Samantha Martinez (12) from BCCHS has shared...

Chicago Musical a Challenge

Chicago Musical a Challenge

Maya Wilson, Co-Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

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 to do for the annual spring play. The options were Peter Pan or Chicago. Those were the options decid...

Marijuana Legalization in California

Marijuana Legalization in California

Jonathan Vicente, Managing Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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 nicknames such as: "Bud, Weed , Green Goddess, The Devil's Lettuce, Mary Jane, etc." There are three...

Hollywood-Themed Winter Formal 2018

Hollywood-Themed Winter Formal 2018

Monserrat Carrasco, Student Life editor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

  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 was hosted on February 11th, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Winter Formal was heavily planned by the soph...

Students Walkout in Florida after School Shooting Massacre

Students Walkout in Florida after School Shooting Massacre

Helen Rivera, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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 this disastrous and traumatizing incident, the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School...

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


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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 culture is, that is how you will be advised. Some parents, such as mine, are always nagging be...

BCCHS Dress Code: Fair or Not Fair?

BCCHS Dress Code:  Fair or Not Fair?

Isamar Torres and Adrian Vasquez

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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 much skin), and nothing that's inappropriate such as gang signs or inappropriate pictures on clothing...

Black Panther Slashes Box Office Records

Black Panther Slashes Box Office Records

Bryce Gage and Jonathon Eaton

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

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 in Captain America: Civil War, he seeks vengeance and the story dives deeper into Wakanda's background and the origin of the Black Panther. The movie incorporates advanced futuristic technology with prim...

The Rise of Electric Vehicles

The Rise of Electric Vehicles

Theodore Alevizos, Opinion Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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 gaining in popularity. Between 2012 and 2016, the sales of electric vehicles have grown by 32 percent...

A Burning Passion

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under Creative Writing

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 voice so soft it almost made me fall I wanted to talk, but you left so soon. All my heart...

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