The Vanguard News

The Vanguard News

Band Life

Band Life

Rolando Ortega, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

With many Baldwin Park High School students beginning to decide what classes they would like to take next year, now is a great opportunity to introduce them to the band program. The Braves Entertainment Corps. has always been a pivotal part of the arts curriculum at BPHS, and will continue to be in...

Braves Capture the Rowland Raiders

Braves Capture the Rowland Raiders

Mereli Macias and Sean Muse

January 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On January 18th the BPHS boys varsity soccer team played against Rowland High, and to no surprise the Braves took the win, ending the game with a total score of 3-0. Coaches were ecstatic about winning yet another game in the season and BP is excited to see what the future holds for the team. ...

BPHS Blood Drive

BPHS Blood Drive

Sean Muse, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


Filed under Events, Showcase

Tuesday, December 12th, is the day Vampires would die for, the Baldwin Park High School Red Cross Blood Drive! This is a time for students to sign up and donate their blood or their plasma to help out those in need. According to the American Red Cross website, they recommend drinking lots of water a...

My Sparkling Life

My Sparkling Life

Carol Valladares, Guest Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Brave Showcase, Showcase

Yes, it really did happen—I really did catch on fire. Now, mind you, not the Joan of Arc burned at the stake type of fire, but a fire nonetheless. What irony for this to happen on the Fourth of July! Allow me to explain. We had just moved from Glendora to Baldwin Park and I was in my 9th year of life....

Christmas At Disneyland

Christmas At Disneyland

Sean Muse, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Friday, November 10th, was the official start of the Christmas season at Disneyland. As soon as Halloween Day passes, Christmas decorations go up extremely fast. All of Main Street U.S.A. is garnished in garlands and there is a towering 60 feet Christmas tree that welcomes you at the Town Square....

A Boy and his Guitar

A Boy and his Guitar

Reyna Sanchez, Staff writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

To some Mark Lam is a regular old senior at Baldwin Park High School. He's known for being in water polo and swim, but what many don't know about Mark is his stress relieving hobby, which is jamming on his guitar. Mark's passion started back in 7th grade when his cousin introduced him "to...

Marteen Brings Heat With His Beat

Marteen Brings Heat With His Beat

Sean Muse, Staff Writter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase

On Monday, October 24th, Marteen Estevez visited Baldwin Park High School to provide a lunch performance. Marteen is a 16 year old singer/songwriter from the Bay Area. The beginning of lunch started off with a D.J. playing popular music and getting the crowd ready for his entrance. In the scorching 103...

MORE-Chestra

MORE-Chestra

Sean Muse, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The number of players in this years BPHS Orchestra class has peaked at 78 students, the highest it's ever been. Compared to last year’s 65, the class has grown by 13 students. Eleven of those 13 had never touched a string instrument before, and the other two are returning to their instruments a...

Back to School Night 2017

Back to School Night 2017

Mereli Macias, Staff writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On September 7th 2017, Baldwin Park High School held their annual Back to School night. As the halls of the Braves campus filled with parents there was of course the wonderful entertainment provided by the very talented Braves cheer, band and colorguard, orchestra, and many more! Before Back to School ...

Braves Destroy the Warriors

Braves Destroy the Warriors

Shwe Nemyo, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

LA PUENTE, CA-- On Thursday, March 16, the Baldwin Park High School Badminton team dominated La Puente High School with a final score of 20-1 on Warrior territory. “I tried my best to win the games and I know my team did so too,” stated BPHS sophomore Bai Rong Lin. The mixed doubles went first...

Best Food at the Mall?

Best Food at the Mall?

Bryan Moran, Staff Writer

March 26, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

WEST COVINA, CA-- Genghis Khan is a Mongolian style restaurant that is very common among food courts. It is located on the second floor of the West Covina Mall, in the corner of the food court. The West Covina Mall is full of many food options that range from frozen yogurt to lobster.  However, Genghis...

Good Tacos for a Great Price

Good Tacos for a Great Price

Genesis De la Luz, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

BALDWIN PARK, CA-- There is a new restaurant in town! La Cocinita was opened recently in Baldwin Park and is located behind Walmart and near the 10 freeway. La Cocinita is a traditional Mexican restaurant where they serve tacos and other Mexican dishes, including mole, birria, an asada plate, and...

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