The Boiling Point

How Homecoming Week Impacts BBCHS

Zane Ortega, Managing Editor

October 17, 2019

Homecoming Week. It’s a tradition that many people look forward to every school year. What many people do not know is that there is a long history behind the actual tradition, and there is also some unique evidence of that sp...

Attendance, Core Values Zero In On Student Productivity

David Cowger, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Last year, skipping class went without punishment, but now things have changed. Missing 13 days of class in a semester will earn one a failing grade. Another major change is instead of work habits, we have Core Values. The new...

Wake Up, Boilers: Episode 4

September 20, 2019

Wake Up, Boilers: Episode 1

September 11, 2019

Autonomous Cars Endanger Transportation

Zane Ortega, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

When you begin to think about the future, what comes to mind? Flying cars, time machines, robots, and computers are the first things that one begins to think about the future. Although some of these ideas are mostly seen in the sc...

Why Equal Access Restrooms Are So Important

Emery Hajek, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

As of June 2018, eighteen states and the District of Columbia adopted laws which prohibit discrimination against transgender individuals in public spaces in employment, housing, and public accommodations (via Media Matters). Yet, the f...

Black History Month and Its Significance

Gia Jesse-Rasinskis, Managing Editor

February 27, 2019

  February is often seen as the dreaded month in which Valentine’s Day occurs, a fruitless celebration and an excuse to buy heart-shaped boxes. During this month one very real, and very incredible celebration, often overlooked, ...

Girls Hoops Hopes Remain High

Yasin Mohammad, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

Last year’s electrifying Boilers girls basketball team made a good run in their season. With having a positive record and making it to sectionals, the team has some high expectations this season. Last season was a real chal...

Childhood Obesity Rates on the Rise

Trevor Conroy, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

In the last 30 years obesity rates in children and teens have quadrupled. Obesity will soon surpass smoking as the number one cause of death throughout the world. Obesity is easily recognizable but it's also very hard to treat...

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