The movie Heathers

High School Stereotypes VS. the Reality of High School

Melanie Gramajo and Havana Thomas December 14, 2018

There are a wide selection of teen-based movies like The Breakfast Club and High School Musical which tell enjoyable stories of young love and self-discovery. In The Breakfast Club, five high...

Go get your flu shot today to remain healthy!

“Tis the Season for Flu Shots

Lisbet Hernandez, Staff Writer December 14, 2018

We are officially in the fall season which means that flu season has started.  The flu, short for influenza, is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory passages causing fever, severe aching,...

Theme Parks get in the spirit of Halloween by setting up Haunted Houses and hiring scare actors to create a memorable, thrilling experience for its visitors.

Haunted Theme Park Reviews 2018

Kimberly Sandoval, Staff Writer December 14, 2018

Fall is the season of spooks and scares. October is the scariest month of the year due to the Halloween holiday at end of the month. Theme parks such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, and Knott's Berry...

A picture of Teen Volunteers.

Local Volunteer Opportunities for Teens

Helen Rivera, Front Page Editor December 14, 2018

It has always been good to give back to others in need and to your community. High school students were previously required to complete 40 service hours in order to graduate. Now high school students do...

Patriots on the dance floor at the 2018 Homecoming Dance

Beauty and the Beast Homecoming Dance Enchants Birmingham

Hadaasa Nae and Monserrat Carrasco December 7, 2018

Tale as old as time, Song as old as Rhyme... Beauty and the Beast. This year's Homecoming dance theme was the classic Disney movie, Beauty and the Beast, hosted by Junior Council. The other themes considered...

Brett Kavanaugh looking angry in court

Why Brett Kavanaugh Does Not Belong on the Supreme Court

Sofia Lemus, Staff Writer December 7, 2018

On October 6, Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as a supreme court justice, although in my opinion, I  don't believe that he was the right candidate. Brett Kavanaugh does not belong on the Supreme Court because...

Group of Mexican protestors at the border

Central American Migrants’ Caravan Faced Assaults by U.S. Border Patrol

Lisset Saavedra, Monserrat Carrasco, and Hadaasa Nae December 5, 2018

The U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego briefly shut down on November 25, 2018 after groups of migrants rushed the border area. The U.S. Border agents fired tear gas at them (including young children) and...

Many students at BCCHS balance school work and a part-time job.

Who Needs a Part-time Job?

Jose Rivera, Staff Writer December 5, 2018

Do you need a job? If so this will be a helpful guide to find a job. Babysitting can make a great first job, as it indicates responsibility. Eighty percent of parents feel that teenage babysitters should...

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BCCHS Play Pro Adapts an Outstanding Production of the Addams Family

Hadaasa Nae and Isamar Torres December 5, 2018

The Birmingham Community Charter High School Play Pro Production has hosted several musicals over the previous several years. Some notable adaptations were The Little Mermaid, The Wizard of Oz, Grease, and Chicago....

BlackPink's concept photos for their latest comeback.

The Rise of K-Pop Around the World

Havana Thomas, Staff Writer December 3, 2018

The Korean Wave (Hallyu) defines the global exportation of South Korea’s cultural economy, and recently, one aspect of Korean entertainment has definitely taken the world by storm. Korean pop music,...

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