The Challenges of Taking the Bus to School

The Challenges of Taking the Bus to School

Nicholas Melendez, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

It’s 8:10 AM,  you’re running late to school constantly checking the bus schedule to find that the bus is arriving in less than five minutes, so you run out the door struggling to put your shoes on while racing to the bus stop. The bus arrives and to your surprise, you find that the bus is filled...

Irais Liera, New ASB President for 2019-2020

Irais Liera, New ASB President for 2019-2020

Hadaasa Nae and Lisset Saavedra

October 10, 2019

Another year, a new beginning. The end of the year has inevitably arrived. It is time to say farewell to all the good memories this year has brought us, and to open our doors for a new fresh start. Josh Castro was this year's Associated Student Body president. His farewell will be bittersweet as he accomplished...

Positively and Negatively Inspired by Columbine

Positively and Negatively Inspired by Columbine

Debbie Lawhead, Creative Arts Editor

October 10, 2019

The Columbine shooting is one we all know too well. On April 20, 1999 two seniors entered the school killing 13 and injuring 21. Soon after both shooters committed suicide. Since this tragedy, there's been many events that has been inspired by the Columbine shooting. On September 19th news bro...

The Scary Stories from Our Childhood Come Back to Haunt Us

The Scary Stories from Our Childhood Come Back to Haunt Us

Nathalie Ceja Gomez, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 7, 2019

 As kids, teachers would read us books in hopes of sparking a love for reading. For me, and probably many others, one of those books was Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. I still remember how scared I was when my teacher would take breaks during the readings only for it to end with the sound of her scre...

“Annie” Coming to the Birmingham Stage this November!

“Annie” Coming to the Birmingham Stage this November!

Debbie Lawhead, Creative Arts Editor

October 4, 2019

It's a hard-knock life rehearsing for a play nearly every day. BCCHS's PlayPro class is currently rehearsing for their upcoming musical Annie, a beloved childhood classic. Quickly jumping into action this semester is the play's director and drama instructor, Mr.Weiss, who began auditions and casting dur...

Taylor Swift’s Music Label Scandal

Taylor Swift’s Music Label Scandal

Emily Robles, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

During the summer of 2019, it was announced that the country-pop record company, Big Machine Label Group, was sold to an umbrella company owned by Scooter Braun, Ithaca Holdings. This record label was home to pop star Taylor Swift for many years. Swift shared multiple posts on Tumblr where she stated...

Nintendo pleases fans with new “Nintendo Direct”

Nintendo pleases fans with new “Nintendo Direct”

Diego Trujillo, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

On September 4, 2019, Nintendo surprised everyone with a new Nintendo Direct showcasing new games and content coming this year and in 2020. Starting the video with what fans wanted for such a long time, Nintendo revealed that the popular first-person shooter (FPS) game Overwatch will be coming to Switc...

BCCHS Back to School Dance 2019

BCCHS Back to School Dance 2019

Kimberly Sandoval, Senior Columnist

October 3, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year has officially begun at Birmingham Community Charter High School. Friday August 30th, was the night of the annual Back to School Dance which took place at the quad. It was the first dance of the year and students from all grade levels were looking forward to it. The dance was...

Hong Kong Police Violence Getting Worse

Hong Kong Police Violence Getting Worse

Ricardo Igna, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Hong Kong has recently been going through protests because of the recent extradition bill proposed by the Hong Kong government. The extradition bill is when a person commits a crime in one country and flees to another country and then the country in which the crime was committed requests the person back...

Free Agency Mania for the Los Angeles Lakers

Free Agency Mania for the Los Angeles Lakers

Michael Ochoa, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Are you ready for Lakers Basketball?  The NBA off-season was very thrilling. The Lakers off-season grade is A- according to CBS sports, and the Lakers are one of the highest rated teams in the NBA. The Lakers have acquired one of the biggest names in basketball, Anthony Davis, via trade with the New...

Do Boys’ Sports Receive More Attention Than Girls’ Sports?

Do Boys’ Sports Receive More Attention Than Girls’ Sports?

Stephanie Tran, Website Editor

October 1, 2019

High school sports - the epitome of student hype. Whether it is to participate or to witness, the student body of a school may typically become overexcited; at least, this is the case at Birmingham Community Charter High School. Whenever a new sports season comes around - fall or spring - students garner an...

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