Operation: Kindness Week

Operation: Kindness Week

Elvia Maravilla, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
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BALDWIN PARK HIGH SCHOOL, CA - Hey, What's Renaissance been up to lately? Renaissance presented (drum-roll please) Kindness Week. Kindness Week was a celebration of kindness that was distributed throughout the entire school. Ongoing activities throughout the week were the compliment posters around the...

Brave, Brave Alumni

Brave, Brave Alumni

Jonathan Frias, Staff writer
November 16, 2016
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There have been many Brave alumni who have gone on to do great things. For example, Gary Allen and Ron Brown, who both were great athletes. Jose Lopez Jr. is no exception, as he joined the Navy after graduating from Baldwin Park High School. Jose Lopez Jr. graduated in 2012. He was MVP for water...

Vanguard Club President

Vanguard Club President

Athena Ruiz, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
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Sharon Tran, senior at Baldwin Park High School, is the president of The Vanguard News. She has been with The Vanguard since it was a club and this is currently her second year writing for the newspaper. She joined the class because of her deep interest in reviving the newspaper tradition at Baldwin...

Walking for a Cure

Walking for a Cure

Madeline Lequang, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016
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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA-- On October 23, 2016, hundreds of thousands of participants walked the streets of Downtown Los Angeles to raise money and awareness for HIV/AIDS during the 32nd AIDS WALK. Walkers gathered early in the morning at Grand Park and listened to the opening introductions on the front ...

Cleaner and Greener: Emerald Necklace

Cleaner and Greener: Emerald Necklace

Shwe Nemyo, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016
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EL MONTE, CA-- On Saturday, October 29, hundreds of high school and college students showed up at Mulhall Elementary to participate in the Emerald Necklace. From 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, volunteers helped out to paint doors and plant trees at the school. BPHS sophomore Emily Mojica arrived to help out...

Anteater Nation: ZOT ZOT ZOT

Anteater Nation: ZOT ZOT ZOT

Shwe Nemyo, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016
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IRVINE, CA-- On Saturday, October 22, UC Irvine held its annual Preview Day for incoming freshmen and transfers for the 2017 fall term. Students were invited to learn about all the academic and fun activities the school had to offer. Macy Mercado, BPHS senior, visited Preview Day to find out if UCI...

Hallo-Win

Hallo-Win

Fabiola Lopez and Kaylee Sic
November 15, 2016
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BPHS Renaissance held a Halloween costume contest at brunch in the quad on Halloween. The categories included funniest, scariest, cutest, most original, and best group costumes. Renaissance awarded the winners of each with a spooky bucket full of delicious Halloween treats. As a student in Renaissance,...

Quiet in the Wings

Quiet in the Wings

Fabiola Lopez and Kaylee Sic
November 15, 2016
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This year the BPHS Theatre Department is putting on the play The Locker Next 2 Mine. The  cast, comprised of the students in play production, has been rehearsing since the beginning of September. The director, Mrs. Nitschke, actors, and stage crew have been working hard for months to approach the se...

Sparking Spirit

Sparking Spirit

Kaylee Sic, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016
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For the week of October 24 through October 28, Baldwin Park High School was transformed into a red wonderland that promoted and encouraged students to stay drug free. The Red Ribbon Spirit Week was presented by Peer Pals, a leadership program which aims to help students on campus by being a support system...

Corgi Paw-ty

Corgi Paw-ty

Kaylee Sic, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016
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HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA-- On Saturday October 29, Corgis and their owners from all across America made their way to sunny California to attend the popular So Cal Corgi Beach Day. Many events were held in which Corgi owners, dog enthusiasts and pups were enthralled to join. Founded by Stan Macklemore...

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness

Kaylee Sic, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
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October is known as the month for fall, Halloween, and all things scary. However, October has also become widely known as the month for Breast Cancer Awareness. Breast Cancer Awareness has previously been a big thing a BPHS. Athletes participated in small ways when they could. For example, the Brave...

Glazed Donut

Glazed Donut

Madeline Lequang, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
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Thanks to Instagram and YouTube, nearly everybody seems to be a beauty expert. The most recent craze that has been everybody’s favorite part of their routine has been highlighter. Now what exactly is highlighter? Highlighter is a product that can completely change somebody’s complexion. It can...

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