BCCHS Play Pro’s Haunted House, A Scary Success!

Our Play Pro cast celebrating their success from the haunted house fundraiser.

Gissel Garcia, Managing Editor

November 29, 2018

Our 2018 BCCHS Play Pro cast held this year's Haunted House like never before. For as long as we can remember, Birmingham has always held a themed haunted house near the end of October to fundraise for our Play Pro cast. The price of entry  has always been $2 per person. This year, our creative Play...

Pumpkin Spice Lattes Here to Save the World!?

PSLs are now made from real pumpkin!

Phillip Lemus, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

It's that time of year again... it's Pumpkin Spice Latte season! Pumpkin Spice Lattes are available only during the Fall and Winter seasons, though this journalist is rather annoyed by the flavor in general. The history of the Pumpkin Spice Latte dates back to 2003, when they were first introduced by...

In Memory of Mac Miller

A portrait photo of Mac Miller from Vulture Magazine

Melanie Gramajo and Ivan Delgado

November 29, 2018

Malcolm James McCormick was not only an American rapper, singer, and record producer, but a beloved influencer to many artists and people. He began as a young teenager creating music on YouTube and began his professional rap career at the age of 18 when he signed with Rostrum Records in 2010. Mac Miller...

Justin Bieber Eating Burrito Sideways was a Hoax

Yes Theory exposes Justin Bieber eating burrito sideways was a prank.

Helen Rivera, Front Page Editor

November 27, 2018

About a month ago a picture of Justin Bieber biting into the middle of a burrito broke the internet. Many news outlets and websites reported on this photo. It also went trending #1 on Twitter for a while. People seemed so bothered by the fact that he ate a burrito this way, that even the media cringed that he bit right into the middl...

Bohemian Rhapsody Surpasses Expectations!

Bohemian Rhapsody movie poster

Isamar Torres, Opinion Editor

November 27, 2018

Mama mia mama mia... mama mia let me go!!! Queen fans sang their hearts out when the movie based on the British band, “Queen”, Bohemian Rhapsody arrived at theaters on November 2, 2018. The movie was named after the band's most recognizable song, "Bohemian Rhapsody," written by Freddie Mercury. ...

Super Smash Bros. “Ultimate” Direct Finally Arrives!

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate box art

Joshua Campos, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

Halloween has just ended and November is taking it's place. To start off this new month, Nintendo along with the Smash Bros. creator, Masahiro Sakurai, announced on November 1st that we would be getting our final Super Smash Bros. Direct. Everyone loves this Nintendo fighting game because it is the...

“Be Our Guest” at the 2018 Homecoming Pep Rally

BCCHS Dance Team performing at the Homecoming Pep Rally

Gissel Garcia and Monserrat Carasco

November 20, 2018

'Bonjour' Patriots! This year's second pep rally was unlike any other. This was the first-ever pep rally that was held on a Monday--in order to kick off Spirit Week with some school spirit! The theme for the rally was Beauty and the Beast, representing the 2018 BCCHS Homecoming Dance. As always, our mighty P...

After a Rough Start, Lakers are Just Getting Started!

Lebron James and Brandon Ingram.

Jonathon Eaton, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

The Los Angeles Lakers have been making noticeable moves to get back to the top and finally win another NBA championship. Since Magic Johnson became the GM of the Lakers, he has been able to sign LeBron James to a 153 million dollar, 4-year deal. Lance Stephenson, Rajon Rondo, Michael Beasley, and Javale...

All BCCHS Freshmen Receive Chromebooks

Freshmen students seen using their Chromebooks during their free time.

Sofia Lemus and Hadaasa Nae

November 16, 2018

As we get older, technology is slowly becoming more relevant in our lives. Decades ago, the classroom was one of the few places where students did not have access to their phones or other forms of technology. Starting this year, Birmingham Community Charter High School is encouraging our freshmen to...

Later School Start Times Voted On and Vetoed by Governor

The state of California is considering a later school start time for all schools.

Kimberly Sandoval, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Students in all grade levels understand the struggle of getting up early in the morning for school. Many teachers, parents, and doctors agree and understand that a child is wide awake and ready to learn later on in the day instead of early morning and that getting up at an early time every day for school...

Trick or Treating Age Limits?

A young child trick or treating

Debbie Lawhead, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

A memory that many children share is the joy of dressing up and getting free candy on Halloween. Trick or treating is a part of so many lives, both young and old, but how old is too old? Many communities have put up an age limit for trick or treaters, with most limits ranging around 12 years old. The...

Judy Garland’s Ruby Red Slippers Found!

A pair of red ruby slippers being displayed at the museum.

Lisbet Hernandez, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

The famous ruby red slippers have finally returned back home. One of the four pairs that Judy Garland wore on the movie The Wizard of Oz  were stolen from the museum in Minnesota that they were being stored in. At the time of their disappearance, the shoes were worth about $1 million, but now about ...

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