The Vanguard News

The Vanguard News

The Trauma Class of 2020 Will Face

The Trauma Class of 2020 Will Face

Maria Gonzalez, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

Friday March 13, 2020 will be remembered by many students at BPHS, and also nationwide, as the last day of school for the remainder of the school year. The closing of the schools was due to the Coronavirus being widely spread around the country and school districts thought it was best not to endanger...

BP Dominates Nogales

BP Dominates Nogales

Maria Gonzalez, Staff Writer

April 4, 2020

On Thursday, February 27th, Baldwin Park High School's  track and field team held a meet against Nogales High School at the stadium. This meet against Nogales was preseason. BPHS' track team beat Nogales in almost every event, so BP cruised to victory. BPHS' track team started their preseason strong,...

Sadie Hawkins 80 Years Later

Sadie Hawkins 80 Years Later

Maria Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

Baldwin Park High School is hosting the annual Sadie Hawkins dance on February 28th. Sadies is the dance when instead of the boy asking the girl out the girl does the asking. The week from 02/24 to 02/28 is also a spirit week in preparation for the dance. Many have the misconception that Sadie Hawkins...

NBA Legend:Kobe Bryant

NBA Legend:Kobe Bryant

Maria Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 15, 2020

On Sunday, January 26th, 2020 people woke up to the devastating news that former NBA superstar, Kobe Bryant, perished in a helicopter accident in Calabasas, California. A few hours later TMZ stated that Bryant's 13 year old daughter, Gianna Bryant, had also been on the helicopter. Later on it was confirmed th...

NAMI’s Women’s Week

NAMI's Women's Week

Maria Gonzalez, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Club organized a spirit week meant to raise awareness of women's mental health, for the week January 13th to January 17th. The club did something similar in November calling the whole month Movember and advocating for men's mental health, which can sometimes...

Are Americans Going to be Drafted?

Are Americans Going to be Drafted?

Maria Gonzalez, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

On January 3rd  President Trump ordered an airstrike, killing top Iranian General Qasem Soleimani. This news sparked fear in people for a variety of reasons, with some people wondering if this would be the return of the draft. The draft was first used during the Civil War in 1861 but there has been no...

Teachers of the Month: October Edition

Teachers of the Month: October Edition

Maria Gonzalez, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

Renaissance presented their teachers of the month for October at BPHS by rewarding them with a trophy and certificate. Winners are student-nominated instead of by administration. The teachers of the month for October were Ms. Turner and Mr. Mulvihill. Teachers recognized by Renaissance truly appreciate...

Renaissance Presents: Teacher of the Month

Renaissance Presents: Teacher of the Month

Maria Gonzalez, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

Each month at Baldwin Park High School, Renaissance awards two teachers the Teacher of the Month Award to show how much they are appreciated by the students of BPHS. After students nominate a teacher, Renaissance randomly selects the winners for the month.  The teachers chosen for the month of September...

Kindness Week 2019

Kindness Week 2019

Maria Gonzalez, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

The week before Thanksgiving Break, November 18th to November 22nd, BPHS Renaissance held the annual Kindness Week. This week is meant to promote and spread kindness throughout the school, with the hope to improve the school's culture. On Monday, November 18th a spirit day was to wear yellow or anything with smiley faces. Renaissance sold black shirt...

Do We Get the Bell Back?

Do We Get the Bell Back?

Maria Gonzalez, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Earlier this month, Sierra Vista reported they were forfeiting five football games due to a transfer student whose transfer paperwork was not filed with the CIF-SS office. Only the game against Azusa High School was league but, Sierra Vista won the bell on September 13th against Baldwin Park High School...

El comienzo de una educación en Baldwin Park (the featured im seems too big, why food pic?)

El comienzo de una educación en Baldwin Park (the featured im seems too big, why food pic?)

Maria Gonzalez and Itzel Estrada

November 7, 2019

Aunque la preparatoria de Baldwin Park no recibe nuevos estudiantes con frecuencia, especialmente de otros países, este año escolar de 2019-2020 había una añadidura a la comunidad estudiantil. Ruth Mares-Zepeda es de México y se mudó al norte con esperanzas de empezar una vida nueva con estudios estadou...

Sunrise on Senior Year

Photo courtesy of Anthony Martinez

Maria Gonzalez, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

  On September 19th, seniors woke up before the sun rose, took their blankets and arrived at the BPHS football field before 6:30 AM. Every year Senior Sunrise is held early in the school year to symbolize the beginning of the end. For the first time in Senior Sunrise history, free breakfast ...