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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...

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...

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...

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