Jason Cabrera’s Best Math Strategy

Jason Cabrera’s Best Math Strategy

Sharon Tran, Editor
March 21, 2017
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BALDWIN PARK, CA -- Divide and Conquer is Baldwin Park High School’s mathematics club. Current BPHS senior, Jason Cabrera, toyed with the idea of starting a math club on Baldwin Park’s campus when he was a junior. “I created the club because I enjoy doing math and I noticed that the school did...

Last Dance, Last Dance

Last Dance, Last Dance

Madeline Lequang, Staff Writer
March 20, 2017
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ALHAMBRA, CA-- On March 11, Key Clubbers from all over Region 13 danced the night away at Almansor Court. The dance was to celebrate the end of the term for all of the Lieutenant Governors, Division Leadership Team members, Key Club Boards, and Key Clubbers in general. Camelle Tieu, a BPHS junior, commen...

Everyone’s Irish on St. Patty’s Day

Athena Ruiz, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
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St Patrick's Day lands on Friday, March 17 and is the observance of the death of Saint Patrick, who was the patron Saint of Ireland. It originally  started as a Catholic feast day but has now became a day of celebration celebrating the Irish culture. The best way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day is to wear green. If you're in the mood for a scary ...

Prom Is Not Titantic

Prom Is Not Titantic

Shwe Nemyo, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
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BALDWIN PARK, CA-- Beginning in February, Baldwin Park High School students could start paying for their senior expenses. These activities consist of the exciting prom, the Grad Nite trip to Disneyland, the must-buy yearbook, and various class of 2017 merchandise. The only downfall for many seniors,...

Obamas Making Bank

Obamas Making Bank

Fabiola Lopez, Editor
March 12, 2017
Filed under Features

On February 28, the former president and former first lady of the United States, Barack and Michelle Obama, signed a book deal with Penguin Random House.  The decision came after much anticipation and much competition between multiple publishing companies. “We are absolutely thrilled to continue...

Got Lent?

Got Lent?

Jonathan Frias, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Features

  Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. Lent is approximately six weeks long and ends on Easter Sunday. Most people know Lent for giving up something, but what should you give up? One of the popular choices is being healthier. Reuben Vergara is dropping sugary drinks, leaving, "Soda...

On Your College Quest-ions

On Your College Quest-ions

Sharon Tran, Editor
March 10, 2017
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While some students have been fortunate enough to receive college acceptance letters, there is another population of students who are still waiting on their decisions. Some among this group include students who have applied to private schools and are still waiting to participate in one more part of the...

Math is Love, Math is Life

Math is Love, Math is Life

Athena Ruiz, Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Across campus, Mr. Valbuena is a commonly known as a math god. He teaches Algebra 2 and Statistics. Apart from teaching, Valbuena is involved in afterschool activities including afterschool tutoring and the math club, Divide and Conquer. He first started teaching around 14 years ago at a middle school...

Get Your ZZZZ’s Boys

Get Your ZZZZ’s Boys

Madeline Lequang, Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Features

If you’re nodding off during the afternoon slump in class, a power nap can make you more alert and productive, but only if you do it correctly. Scientists have been studying the power nap and their findings suggest that following the correct steps will help you get the most out of a power nap. Fi...

Preparing for Paradise

Preparing for Paradise

Fabiola Lopez, Editor
March 8, 2017
Filed under Features

The annual and much anticipated Sadie Hawkins dance is quickly approaching, scheduled for March 10 this year. The BPHS gymnasium will be transformed into A Day In Paradise by the students of ASB to be enjoyed by attendees for the low price of $13 with ASB and $16 without ASB. "We've been working together...

Only Got Twenty Dollars In My Pocket

Only Got Twenty Dollars In My Pocket

Sharon Tran, Editor
March 6, 2017
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BALDWIN PARK, CA -- Although the release of the song Thrift Shop by Macklemore seems to have happened ages ago, the hype of thrift shopping, whether it originated from a desire to pursue the pop culture aesthetic or to actually save money on clothes, has endured. Thrifts shops, also known as charit...

YCC Honor Student: Hellen Jimenez

YCC Honor Student: Hellen Jimenez

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017
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BALDWIN PARK, CA-- Hellen Jimenez has been given the Youth Career Connect (YCC) Honor Roll Award, which is an nationwide acknowledgement. Now what does that mean for her? This achievement recognizes Hellen for being an exceptional and dedicated student. In order to receive this award, one has to be nominated...

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