New Homecoming Traditions

New Homecoming Traditions

Fabiola Lopez, Editor
September 12, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

This year, the BPHS homecoming dance is scheduled for the night of October 14. This year’s dance will be noticeably different from the homecoming we’ve come to know. The dance has undergone a change of dress code, price, time, and, most notably, a change of venue. When students at BP think of...

Close to (Senior) Spectacular

Close to (Senior) Spectacular

Sharon Tran, Editor
September 6, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

BALDWIN PARK, CA -- On August 24, Baldwin Park High School hosted its second annual Senior Spectacular, the first seniors-only event in which parents and students are given information about senior year events, expenses, and expectations. This year, the event was split into two sessions to accommodate...

Pokémon in Real Life

Pokémon in Real Life

Bryan Moran, Staff Writer
September 6, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Many people have dreamed of catching Pokemon in real life and now they can, thanks to the most popular app in the U.S, Pokémon Go. In case you don’t know what Pokémon are, they are basically monsters that people capture and use to battle others in the game with powers based on elements like fire a...

Braves Hunt Down the Lobos

Braves Hunt Down the Lobos

Fabiola Lopez, Staff Writer
September 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On August 26, the BPHS Braves faced the Workman Lobos their our home stadium. Senior Luis Flores and Junior Jacob Robles stood out as they both covered impressive distances, leading the Braves to victory. With team work and perseverance, the Braves destroyed their opponents with the final score settling...

Brave Donations

Brave Donations

Jonathan Frias, Staff Writer
September 1, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

  On August 23, 2016, the BPHS student body held their triannual Red Cross Blood Drive in the gym. The Red Cross has had a great relationship with Baldwin Park, producing thousands of pints to help local hospitals. The expectation was to have 140-150 pints donated. The goal seemed very reachable...

Spotlight – Evelyn Montenegro

Spotlight – Evelyn Montenegro

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer
August 26, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

BALDWIN PARK, CA- Evelyn Montenegro is a senior and the ASB president at Baldwin Park High School. Her job includes making everyone at school feel welcomed, planning activities and events for seniors as well as the whole school, and of course bringing school spirit. On top of being the ASB president,...

Messy Fun in Psychology

Messy Fun in Psychology

Elvia Maravilla, Staff Writer
August 24, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

BALDWIN PARK HIGH SCHOOL-Ms. Melamed’s 4th and 5th period Psychology classes recently did a project with paint, hands and feet on Friday, August 19th, 2016, dedicated to goal setting for the students over the coming years. During the fifth period session, Ms. Melamed’s students prepped to get their hands and feet dirty with paint. Ready with a sheet of construction pape...

Those Purple Money Holders

Linda Preciado, Staff Writer
May 23, 2016
Filed under Archives, Showcase

Have you walked into class and seen those purple buckets? Have you ever been interrupted during class by a student coming to collect the buckets? You’re probably wondering what the buckets hold, where the content goes, and why. The buckets hold money that is donated by students and teachers for th...

Driving Towards a Cure Car Show

Driving Towards a Cure Car Show

The Vanguard News, Staff Writers
April 25, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

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Braves Badminton Cage the Panthers

Braves Badminton Cage the Panthers

Sharon Tran and Shwe Nemyo
April 20, 2016
Filed under Archives, Showcase

BALDWIN PARK, CA -- On Thursday, April 14, Baldwin Park’s Braves Badminton team won its second match against the Pasadena Polytechnic Panthers on Braves territory with a score of 19-2. Because Pasadena Poly had a smaller team, the Panthers forfeited seven of their games, handing the Braves those...

Badminton Soars Past Sierra Vista

Badminton Soars Past Sierra Vista

Andres Martinez, Editor
April 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

BALDWIN PARK -- On April 5, Baldwin Park’s varsity Badminton team took on Sierra Vista in the SV gym, and won 19 out of 21 sets, losing only the Boys Single Division. Being their crosstown rivals, Baldwin Park was ecstatic to challenge Sierra Vista on their own home court, as B.P. had  defeated...

My Vanguard Experience

My Vanguard Experience

Sharon Tran, Editor
April 6, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

BALDWIN PARK, CA -- Ever since I was in elementary school, I have held an interest in becoming a journalist or writer of some other sort. My dream was quite literally crushed when I found out Baldwin Park High School did not have a journalism course nor a school newspaper. However, on October 2014, I...

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