Birmingham Film Festival

The red carpet that actors walk on

Theodore Alevizos, Opinion Editor

May 29, 2018

On Friday, May 11th, Birmingham had its first-ever film festival in the PA, and it was a smashing success. The festival featured works by the very talented filmmakers from Mr. Kelly's advanced filmmaking class, as well as animations from the talented animators from Mrs. Bedrossian's animation class....

2018 Powder Puff Flag Football: Juniors Win for First Time!

2018 Powder Puff Flag Football:  Juniors Win for First Time!

Gissel Garcia, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 24, 2018

  BCCHS is known for hosting the Powderpuff games every year in May. This game allows both junior and senior girls to compete against each other in flag football. Each team has their own male student coach from their grade level along with volunteer cheerleader boys. Both teams have a month ...

Avengers: Infinity War Is This the Last We’ll See of our Heroes?

The Avengers poster with their respevtive factions.

Jonathon Eaton and Bryce Gage

May 24, 2018

Avengers: Infinity War is the movie we've all been waiting for ever since the first time we were introduced to the future main antagonist, Thanos The Mad Titan; which previewed in the first Avengers movie back in 2012. Marvel Studios has been teasing this movie with every installment they've released...

Josh Castro, 2018-2019 ASB President

President Josh Castro for 2018-2019 school year.

Hadaasa Nae, Editor in Chief

May 24, 2018

Here comes a time for us again to say our goodbyes. Nothing is more bittersweet than to say farewell to our seniors this year. One of them is our 2017-18 student body president, Leslie Hernandez. The Associated Student Body is heartbroken to see her and her fellow seniors leave, but the veterans are als...

I Feel Pretty Movie Investigates Female Insecurities

I Feel Pretty (Movie cover)

Desiree Hernandez, News Editor

May 22, 2018

We all know how insecurity feels, even if we felt it once. We have to go through it at some point. But the only difference is, people deal with it differently. It's our decision to ignore society or let it get to us, but what about to those who doesn't care about what society needs to say? What if the...

The Mandela Effect

Nelson Mandela in the background.

Helen Rivera, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018

The meaning of life has been questioned in all the years of human existence. Things like the Mandela Effect make us have even more questions. The Mandela Effect is an effect where a significant amount of people remember a phrase, picture, or object, etc. a certain way, but when you look back at the evidence,...

2017-18 BCCHS Dance Team

This is the BCCHS Varsity Dance team at the color wars pep-rally.

Helen Rivera, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

The BCCHS Dance Teams bring innovative, amusing, and spectacular routines to the dance floor and that is what makes them so unique and eye-catching. Many people enrolling or transferring to BCCHS find them very intriguing and many students want to join the team. Something very good and special about BCC...

Baseball Senior Night

Daniel Velaques on the mound

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

May 10, 2018

Baseball has been having great seasons over the years, from winning city championship last year, to having a chance of going to finals this year as well. On May 10, 2018 Birmingham held its senior night against Granada Hills High School. It was such a memorable moment, you saw proud parents, posters...

Class of 2018 Yearbook Sign and Dine

Class of 2018 Yearbook Sign and Dine

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

May 8, 2018

Yearbooks are an amazing part of our high school experience; it's a picture-perfect book filled with endless memories. Memories which we may show our future children some day. As of right now, we may not find a point in a yearbook, but 30 years from now, we will look back in it and start reminiscing. Yearbook...

A Night At Gatsby’s: Prom 2018

This years prom theme

Salma Ramirez, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018

As the school year comes to an end, high school seniors all over the world are preparing for an endless list of activities. There's finals week, graduation, and for many seniors, the most exciting activity of them all, prom. Prom is a night where both girls and guys get dressed in their best for a night of dancing and fun with friends. It's an important high sch...

The Creative Writing Process at BCCHS

2018 Spring BCCHS Literary Journal Cover

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

May 4, 2018

Many students will argue that they hate writing essays. They usually don’t necessary hate writing, but instead they don’t like following a format. Sometimes it’s not even the format that they don’t like, most of the times students simply don’t know how to start their essays. This is why I...

Arizona Teacher Strike Going Into Second Week

Arizona Teacher Strike Going Into Second Week

Destiny Taufahema, Co-Sports Editor

May 2, 2018

Teachers in Arizona have been on strike since Thursday, April 26, 2018. These teachers went on strike causing thousands of schools in the state of Arizona to be closed. The teachers pledged they won't go back to work until their pay is raised. This will only happen if the legislature approves a proposed...

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