Visiting SoCal Museums for Free

Visiting SoCal Museums for Free

Shwe Nemyo, Staff Writer
February 9, 2016
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LOS ANGELES-- On Saturday, January 30th, over twenty museums across Southern California opened their doors and invited visitors to come to their museums, free of charge. Various museums showcasing art, culture, natural history, and science took part in this event. This offer was part of the 11th annua...

Free Books, Free Knowledge

Free Books, Free Knowledge

Shwe Nemyo, Staff Writer
February 8, 2016
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BALDWIN PARK, CA--Baldwin Park High School students in AP Biology were given a generous book donation this winter. With the help of author Rebecca Skloot and Nobel Prize- and Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist Toni Morrison, the  class received The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. The class ...

Francisco Perez Commits To UCLA

Francisco Perez Commits To UCLA

Andres Martinez, Editor
February 3, 2016
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Francisco “Paco” Perez, ranked as the 36th Offensive Tackle in the nation and third in California, has decided to commit to University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); despite having verbally committed to University of California, Berkeley earlier in the year. The decision came after a vigorous ...

Rallying for Seniors!

Rallying for Seniors!

Heather Malone, Guest Writer/BPHS Staff
January 29, 2016
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On January 21, 2016 in the BPHS gym, more than 200 seniors met to enjoy an evening planned just for them. Seniors filed into the foyer and were graciously given a piece of delicious pizza, a bag of chips or Cheetos, and a bottle of water. Those same seniors were then promptly ushered through another door w...

Key Club: Who’s The Next LTG?

Key Club: Who’s The Next LTG?

Shwe Nemyo, Staff Writer
January 23, 2016
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RANCHO CUCAMONGA-- On Saturday, January 16th, Region 13 held its annual Conclave at Los Osos High School. Hundreds of Key Clubbers arrived at 10:00 A.M. to listen to the candidates’ speeches and learn about the true meaning of the club. Baldwin Park High School Key Club, from Division 35W, was amo...

City Jewel: The Emerald Necklace

City Jewel: The Emerald Necklace

Sharon Tran, Editor
January 23, 2016
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EL MONTE, CA — On Saturday, January 16th, a large group of teenage volunteers showed up at Madrid Middle School to participate in the weekly Emerald Necklace event. Armed with gardening gloves, shovels, and trash bags, the volunteers were ready to weed the plot of land behind the school and prep the...

Having a Boat-Load of Fun

Having a Boat-Load of Fun

Tyra Castro, Staff Writer
December 18, 2015
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On Tuesday, December 8th, AP Physics students showed off their skills by building a boat with only duct tape and cardboard that is able to hold two people and compete to finish an obstacle course in the pool as fast as they could. There were five teams consisting of names such as S.S. Cena, Put...

NHS Gives Back to the Homeless

Sharon Tran and Shwe Nemyo
December 18, 2015
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WEST COVINA, CA-- For two Tuesdays in a row, the BPHS National Honor Society (NHS) volunteered at a homeless shelter. From 5:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M., the students organized goods and served dinner. The St. Christopher Catholic Church held its annual winter shelter program, in which organizers provided hou...

Los Angeles Schools Shut Down After Threat

Los Angeles Schools Shut Down After Threat

Frankie Robles, Staff Writer
December 18, 2015
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Schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District were shut down on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 due to numerous threats the district received. About 650,000 students were forced to stay home as law enforcement searched campuses for any weapons or explosives. With the tragedy and attack in nearby San...

Adopt a Child

Adopt a Child

Reyna Sanchez, Staff writer
December 17, 2015
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High school students adopting a child? Not exactly. The Adopt a Child program is sponsored by ASB every December. ASB members went to classrooms during 4th period, asking students, “Would you like to adopt a child?” Many students had weird reactions to the question. ASB explained that it was a d...

Giving With Holiday Spirit

Giving With Holiday Spirit

Shwe Nemyo, Staff Writer
December 17, 2015
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  BALDWIN PARK, CA-- The annual Christmas Baskets Giveaway was held last Saturday for the city of Baldwin Park.  One by one, the baskets disappeared from the gym as people came by to retrieve them. All throughout last week, from Monday to Friday,  volunteers came to help distribute and ...

BC Brawl

BC Brawl

Leonel Quintana, Staff Writer
December 13, 2015
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On Friday, November 20, the AP Calculus BC classes of Baldwin Park High School and Sierra Vista High School continued the friendly rivalry that exists between the schools in a comprehensive Kahoot! battle. Kahoot! is a free game-based learning platform that allows teachers to create questions for their...

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