The Vanguard News

The Vanguard News

Summer Nights

Sea Burgas Landscape Bridge Bulgaria Summer

Jonathan Frias and Genesis De la Luz

May 24, 2017

The end of another stressful school year is here, so what are students planning to do this summer? Antonio Valadez is exiting high school and getting ready for college. Before he starts another four years, he wants to relax. "My summer plan is to enjoy summer before I have to deal with the stress...

Times Almost Up

Times Almost Up

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017

Seniors, your time is almost up. You are finally here. It's that time of the year where you realize that there is less than a month to get your act together. What does that mean exactly ? May 1st was the final date to accept any offers that you may have from any school. Scary, right ?  Wendy Wong said, "I'm both apprehensive and excited. I don't know how I will feel seeing my new home." Students are makin...

End of the Year Trip for Orchestra

End of the Year Trip for Orchestra

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer

May 20, 2017

On April 26, Baldwin Park's  orchestra took a trip to Disneyland for their end of the year trip. The Disneyland trip is an annual trip that orchestra students fundraise for the whole year. They sell at school events, sell from catalogs and, this year they even hosted a movie night. The cost of...

Churros on Wheels

Churros on Wheels

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017

Ridges was in town! What is Ridges you ask? Ridges is an Instagram famous food truck, or rather a churro truck, that offers creative and sugary treats involving churros. Their speciality treats are Cinnamon Sugar, Nutella Nut, Salted Caramel, and Fruity Pebbles, all under $10. The Rigdes Truck location is oftentimes posted via their...

Orchestra Hosts A Movie

Orchestra Hosts A Movie

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017

Movie nights are the best. They are even better when you are supporting a club. On Thursday, April 13, Orchestra held a movie night to help fundraise for bus transportation for this year's Disney trip as well as other future trips. Lisa Nguyen, a movie attendee, said,"I love The Sandlot, so I h...

Dons Swept by the Braves.. Again

Dons Swept by the Braves.. Again

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer

April 15, 2017

BALDWIN PARK, CA-- The Braves played against their crosstown rivals again on Monday, March 13th, but this time it was on the SV courts. The Braves continued their winning streak and beat the Dons, 12-9. Michelle Del Toro expressed her excitement about winning saying, "It's fun winning SV. Especially...

Why to Visit the Huntington Library

Why to Visit the Huntington Library

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017

Bored but adventurous? Travel down to the Huntington Library! The Huntington Library is located in San Marino and can be reached by taking the 178 Foothill bus heading towards the El Monte Station and then the 267 bus towards Pasadena. The Huntington Library provides an insight on American and Europe...

Baldwin Park High School Talent

Baldwin Park High School Talent

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017

BALDWIN PARK, CA-- On March 15, a reception was held at ARC with snacks and drinks for those who came to see the student artwork from Baldwin Park High School. The art featured was that of students from Ms. Milnes’s photography classes and both Mrs. Blume and Mr. Davidson art classes and Ms. Altenau’s...

Celebrating Cultures

Celebrating Cultures

Genesis De La Luz, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

WEST COVINA, CA --The Cherry Blossom Festival is a small festival held in South Hills Plaza in West Covina on March 19. The East San Gabriel Valley Japanese American Community Center (ESGVJCC) sponsored this event to celebrate Asian American culture in Southern California. The Cherry Blossom festival...

Braves Outshine the Olympians

Braves Outshine the Olympians

Sharon Tran and Genesis De la Luz

April 10, 2017

BALDWIN PARK, CA -- On Thursday, March 30, Baldwin Park’s Varsity Badminton team defeated the Bassett Olympians on Brave territory with a score of 14-7. “I believe it’s our team spirit that allowed us to win such a well-matched game,” explained varsity member Tiffany Yu. The Braves dominated...

Panthers Clawed By Braves

Panthers Clawed By Braves

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

BALDWIN PARK, CA-- On March 23, the Badminton Braves took on the Pasadena Poly Panthers beating them 16-5 in a game that wasn't as easy for them as others had been. "It was rumored that they had improved, which they did, and it was scary playing them at first," explained Michele Del Toro about the...

SV Swept Away by Braves

SV Swept Away by Braves

Genesis De la Luz and Vanessa Tovar, Staff Writers

March 30, 2017

On Tuesday, March 6, the Baldwin Park Braves took on the Sierra Vista Dons on the BP courts. The Braves defeated the Dons with a whopping score of 15-6. Kevin Chua expressed, "We've been working really hard and it is nice to see it pay off." The first match played by the first mixed doubles,...