The Vanguard News

The Vanguard News

Zooming Through Quarantine

Zooming Through Quarantine

Itzel Estrada, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

Around the world people have been able to take part in virtual events with Zoom. These online gatherings help people stay busy and entertained during quarantine while staying at home.  Zoom is a video conferencing resource where people can interact with one another free of charge. This tool comes w...

Appreciating Teachers During Quarantine

Appreciating Teachers During Quarantine

Itzel Estrada, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

Even though the BP Braves are not going to school in person, Renaissance found a way to connect  students and teachers. During May 4th to 8th, Renaissance has a teacher appreciation week planned to highlight their hard work. On Monday, May 4th, students can email a thank you to their teachers. These...

It’s My First Pandemic!

It's My First Pandemic!

Itzel Estrada, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

As social distancing continues, more and more people are looking for ways to keep themselves busy. People are forced to be quarantined due to COVID-19 and until that quarantine is over, there are several things people can do to keep themselves distracted. According to the Centers for Disease Control...

Stepping Into the Real World

Stepping Into the Real World

Itzel Estrada, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

As the second semester of the 2019-2020 school year is here, seniors have been making important decisions regarding their futures. BPHS seniors have been deciding if they are going to continue their education after high school or follow other routes, like going straight to work or enlisting in the mil...

Trump Orders Drone Strike on Iran General

Trump Orders Drone Strike on Iran General

Itzel Estrada, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

As the new year began, President Trump ordered an attack on General Qassem Suleimani on January 3rd at the Baghdad Airport in Iraq. The drone strike killing the Iranian general did not have congressional approval. Before this strike there was an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Iraq. On December 31...

Commemorating MLK

Commemorating MLK

Itzel Estrada, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

On Monday, January 21st, it is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and BPHS Renaissance is commemorating him. At Baldwin Park High School, Renaissance students are making posters and spreading the word on MLK’s philosophy. King was a minister and civil rights activist. He is still one of the most recogn...

BPHS Basketball Charges Full Force

BPHS Basketball Charges Full Force

Itzel Estrada, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

On Friday, November 15, the varsity basketball team played versus Charter Oak at the BPHS gym. BPHS basketball is ranked Division 5 while Charter Oak is ranked Division 4, with smaller numbers being the higher rank. The BPHS varsity team turned out victorious, showing off their hard work in this pre-s...

New Teacher, New Coach

New Teacher, New Coach

Itzel Estrada, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

This 2019-2020 school year started with seven new teachers on the BPHS faculty. Taylor Torres is a rookie P.E. teacher, new to the teaching experience. Ms. Torres lived in Texas for about five years when she was younger but since then she has lived in California. Torres attended Colony High School in...

Lakers Lose Their Winning Streak

Lakers Lose Their Winning Streak

Itzel Estrada, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

On December 1st, the Lakers and the Mavericks battled at the Staples Center. Even though the Lakers had previously beaten the Mavericks, the Mavericks trained and built up their offense leading to the Lakers losing their 10 game winning streak. Before December 1st, Lakers had maintained a winning strea...

NAMI Presents Movember

NAMI Presents Movember

Itzel Estrada, Staff Writer

November 29, 2019

November is Men's Mental Health Awareness month and to publicize this awareness the BPHS National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) club created a spirit week. This Movember Spirit Week took place from November 12 to November 15 to bring attention to men's mental health and break the stigma surr...

New Season, New Goal

New Season, New Goal

Itzel Estrada and Maria Gonzalez

November 20, 2019

The 2019-2020 BPHS boys' soccer team is looking forward to the new season and what's to come. As the winter season approaches, the junior varsity and varsity soccer teams were already chosen. The committed soccer players were interviewed to see what drives their passion to play soccer and how far they...

September’s Highlight Teachers

September's Highlight Teachers

Itzel Estrada, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

For the month of September, the Baldwin Park High School administration nominated three standout teachers for teacher of the month. These teachers included Mr. Rivas, Mr. Huerta, and Mr. Bailey. These nominees were chosen because the administration believed that each teacher showed special teaching abilities...