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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

El día de la independencia de México

El día de la independencia de México

Itzel Estrada and Maria Gonzalez

September 15, 2019

Mexican Independence Day is on September 16. This date marks the day that Mexico revolted to be liberated from Spain's hold. Mexicans everywhere celebrate their gained independence in various ways. El día de la independencia de México is celebrated on the 16th, but "El Grito" is celebrated the da...

It’s the End of the World (As We Know It!)

It’s the End of the World (As We Know It!)

Nick Mireles, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

It's finally reached that time of the school year, the end of it. Only a few more days left until the last day of school and seniors graduate. Many of the students are getting a little down because they’re seeing their seniors friends graduate but at the same time proud of them and what they have acco...

What It Means To Be 18

What It Means To Be 18

Emily Mojica, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

2001 babies, this year is YOUR year, the year of an important milestone: turning 18. Congratulations! You are now recognized, by law, as an adult. Exciting, isn’t it? Well, turning 18 isn’t just about that “age of maturity”, but it’s also the age where you, all by yourself, can take full cont...

Choose Your Fighter: Hulu versus Netflix

Choose Your Fighter: Hulu versus Netflix

Emily Mojica, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

When it comes to Netflix, which started in 1997 as a DVD-by-mail service with no late fees, a lot of people associate this video-streaming service with its original TV programming. This has actually inspired the term “binge-watching” as many people dedicate days of their time to watching Netflix origin...

Is Shake Shack All That?

Is Shake Shack All That?

Sean Muse, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

From Baldwin Park California, the closest Shake Shack is located 17 miles away at 400 W 8th St, Los Angeles. Founded in July 2004, in the city of New York, Shake Shack was originally a hot dog stand. It has now sprouted into a franchise that serves burgers, hot dogs, frozen custard, shakes, beer, wine and...

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