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The Wildcat

The Student News Site of Brea Olinda High School

The Wildcat

Audrie Pagano will serve as the first high school student on the BOUSD board. Pagano will serve on the board for six months, starting Jan. 2023, by attending meetings and representing the BOHS student body.
BOUSD Board of Education Announces Inaugural Student Board Member
Ellen Kim, Staff Writer • November 28, 2022

For the first time in BOHS history, a senior has been selected to be a member of the BOUSD Board of Education. Carrie Flanders,...

This years theme is outer space, with the phrase Outta This World. Link Crew is hosting lunch time activities, a guest speaker, and fun dress up days during the week.
BOHS Goes 'Outta this World' for You Matter Week
Karis Choi, News Editor • November 7, 2022

All around campus, colorful posters of encouragement are plastered in hallways and buildings to remind everyone that 'You Matter.’...

The two candidates running to represent BOUSDs Trustee Area 1, which includes Brea Olinda High School and Brea Canyon High School, are Nicole Colon and Carrie Flanders. After several months of campaigning for the two current board members, elections end tomorrow.
Meet the Candidates Running for BOUSD Board of Education, Trustee Area 1
Doyon Kim, Editor-in-Chief • November 7, 2022

Elections for the 2022 BOUSD Board of Education Trustee Area 1 position end tomorrow. Both incumbents, Nicole Colon and Carrie...

In the recent heatwave—that ended on September 9—temperatures reached over 105 degrees resulting in a Heat Advisory Warning and a Flex Alert.
September Heatwave Flies South for Winter
Rachel Lim, Illustrator • September 16, 2022
Change of Scenery: BOHS Kicks Off Fall Rally Indoors
Change of Scenery: BOHS Kicks Off Fall Rally Indoors
Rachel Lim, Illustrator • August 23, 2022
A referee disqualifies a swimmer because her suit is inappropriate. The NFHS requires that all girls suits cover a certain amount of their body, not taking into account team uniform rules or girls varying body types.
Uniform Rules Don't 'Suit' Swimmers
Natalie Di Cesaris , Opinion Editor • May 12, 2022
Philip McWade, senior and varsity captain, passes the ball to his team mate in a game against the Yorba Linda High School boys water polo team. BOHS made it to the second round of CIF.
Boys’ Water Polo Season Ends With CIF Prelims in Round 2 Against Dos Pueblos
Elizabeth Choi, Staff Writer • November 28, 2022

The boys’ varsity water polo team ended the season with a few wins in the Division 2 CIF Southern Section, setting high expectations...

The boys cross country team prepares to compete at the 30th annual Brea Invitational on Oct. 1. The course featured nature trails and a redwood forest that made the meet unique.
Boys, Girls Cross Country Races Towards CIF State Championships
Elizabeth Choi, Staff Writer • October 24, 2022

From morning practices at 6 am to training under the 100 degree sun, Brea Olinda Cross Country has been displaying their annual...

Senior Melea Altermatt celebrates her Orange County Athlete with Character patch awarded to her on Jan. 31. One male and one female were given this award from each high school in Orange County.
Altermatt named BOHS 'Varsity Athlete of Character'
Melea Altermatt, Lifestyles and A&E Editor • February 25, 2022

"Hustle. Hit. Never quit."  This mantra, written across the back of one of my cheer spirit wear shirts, serves as a reminder...

BTS fans, also ARMY, wave official light sticks in support of BTS’s return to LA on day 2 of the “Permission to Dance: On Stage” show on Nov. 27. 2021. This would be one of their many concerts before they announced their plan to send members to the army, nearly a year later.
BTS Set to Leave for Military Service, Bows Goodbye to ARMY Fans Until 2025
Ellen Kim, Staff Writer • November 10, 2022

A pressing question about the globally renowned K-pop group BTS was answered on Oct.17: whether the seven members should receive...

Four novels — Loveless, Heartstopper, Ophelia After All, and Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe are shown. Celebrate Pride Month, a month dedicated to the LGBTQIA+ community, by reading these four books.
Celebrate Pride Month with LGBTQIA+ Novels
Sri Addagarla, Staff Writer • June 3, 2022

It’s officially Pride Month, and what better way to celebrate it than to read LGBTQIA+ themed books? Wildcat staff writer Sri...

Band Director James Charrette conducts the Jazz Band at the final dress rehearsal on Wednesday. The Pops Concert will be held this Friday at 7 p.m. in the PAC.
A Poppin’ Evening: BOHS Pops Concert this Friday
Sri Addagarla, Staff Writer • April 28, 2022

Each year, pop songs and film music ring through the Performing Arts Center at the Pops Concert.  This year’s Pops Concert,...

How to Prepare for AP Exams
How to Prepare for AP Exams
Rachel Lim, Illustrator • April 29, 2022

 As the school year comes to an end, students are cramming to ace their upcoming AP exams which begin on Monday. The Wildcat...

With Prom just around the corner on May 14, the time to pick the perfect dress is now.
The Wildcat Style Guide: Prom Dress Edition
Melea Altermatt, Lifestyles and A&E Editor • April 26, 2022

With prom just around the corner on May 14, it’s time for BOHS upperclassmen to start thinking about which type of dress --...

Senior Kennedy Morrill and her jack-o-lantern tattoo that she got on her 18th birthday. Students use their tattoos to flaunt objects of personal importance that are etched into their skin permanently.
Behind the Ink: Wildcats Share the Inspirations Behind Their Tattoos
Katie Kudron and Melea Altermatt March 25, 2022

A tattoo needle pierces the skin -- a sentimental quote, a set of significant numbers, a unique floral design.  For many 18-year...