Emmy's opening sketch featuring this year's nominees.

The Underwhelming 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

Jenessa Henderson, Staff Writer October 30, 2018

On Monday, September 17th, the Television Academy held it's 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards hosted by cast members Colin Jost and Michael Che on Saturday Night Live. In every type of show there are...

Teenage couple shocked by the pregnancy test.

Teenage Pregnancy Alters the Future

Phillip Lemus , Staff Writer October 26, 2018

Teenagers these days aren't getting pregnant as much, and for good reasons. Teenagers who accidentally get pregnant during their high school years usually never finish their education, and thus never receive...

Venom smiling as his movie claims the top spot at the box office.

Venom Crawls into Theaters

Joshua Campos, Staff Writer October 22, 2018

Venom, the Marvel movie starring Tom Hardy, hit theaters this past October 5th, 2018. This writer went to go watch Venom over the weekend, and  it was a really enjoyable and action-packed movie. Tom...

Ms. Tracie Bowdoin, Principal and CEO of BCCHS

Meet Ms. Tracie Bowdoin–Birmingham’s New Principal

Jenessa Henderson, Staff Writer October 18, 2018

On July 1, 2018, Ms. Tracie Bowdoin took the position as Birmingham's new principal.  Ms. Bowdoin had previously served as an assistant principal here at BCCHS for the previous eight years.  As a community...

A display for Banned Books Week made with a copy of Fahrenheit 451.

Banning Books: Against Our First Amendment and Damages Youth

Debbie Lawhead, Staff Writer October 16, 2018

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably...

Ariel Moore (12) left, and
Chiara Espocito (11) showing their urban style

BCCHS School Style 2018-19

Kimberly Sandoval, Staff Writer October 12, 2018

Every student picks out an outfit for school--either the night before or the morning before school starts. Each student has their own personal style they create or like to follow. Here at Birmingham Community...

BCCHS Patriots game at La Salle High School in Pasadena

Patriot Varsity Football Off to a Strong Start to Season

Debbie Lawhead, Staff Writer October 9, 2018

The 2018 BCCHS varsity football season is off to a strong start with the team having a 4-2 record. After previously losing to Harvard Westlake last year, the team showed how hard they worked by defeating...

BCCHS Quad filled with students during the 2018 Club Rush.

BCCHS 2018 Club Rush Friday at the Quad

Lisbet Hernandez, Staff Writer October 5, 2018

 On Friday, September 14, BCCHS hosted it's annual Club Rush. Club Rush is when many clubs at school all meet in the quad and students can learn about and join any club on campus. The quad was filled...

To All the Boys I've Loved Before--Now on Netflix!

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before–Now on Netflix!

Melanie Gramajo, Staff Writer October 5, 2018

From love letters to crazy adventures, the book and movie To All the Boys I've Loved Before has captured the inner essence of being in love. A young and in-love girl, Lara Jean, writes five letters to...

Cheerleaders posing for victory

2018-19 Birmingham Cheer Team

Phillip Lemus and Joshua Campos October 5, 2018

This year's 2018-19 Birmingham Cheer Team has already accomplished more than most high school cheer teams. Birmingham's cheer team has grown larger over the years,  and with the new school year starting,...

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