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The Student News Site of Brea Olinda High School

The Wildcat

The Student News Site of Brea Olinda High School

The Wildcat

Makayla Huertas comic strip, System Malfunction, was awarded first place in the Best Comic Strip category by the National Scholastic Press Association on Nov. 13. Four of Huertas other illustrations placed in the top 10 nationally.
Wildcat Staff Members Huerta, Kim Win Individual Awards at NSPA Convention
Noelle Dominado, News Co-Editor • December 7, 2021

At the National Scholastic Press Association's (NSPA) annual convention in Philadelphia on Nov. 13, Wildcat staff members Doyon...

Kasia Alexander, freshman, pets a dog in a shelter at Volunteer In Defense of Animals (VIDA) rescue center in Rowland Heights. Brea RAISE Humane Foundation volunteered on Nov. 13 at VIDA by washing dogs, cleaning kennels and shelters, and washing litter boxes.
Club RAISE's Ulti'mutt' Volunteer Weekend
Doyon Kim, Editor-in-Chief • December 4, 2021

Brea RAISE Humane Foundation -- as part of their club's mission to assist at local animal shelters -- participated at Volunteer...

Samantha Hernandez, AVID junior, adds a bag of clothes to the designated AVID clothing drive box. The AVID clothing drive was held from Nov. 1 to Nov. 5, and all clothes donated went to the Orange County Rescue Mission in Tustin in time for the holidays.
35 Bags of Clothes Collected by AVID for OC Rescue Mission
Karis Choi and Kaylee Jo November 15, 2021

In their first community service project of the year, BOHS’s Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) classes collected...

A young reader imagines a scene from her favorite book, but is disappointed with the movie adaption a year later.
books > movies
Natalie DiCesaris, Opinion Co-Editor • January 20, 2022
An English teacher omits a racial epithet while reading aloud from Harper Lees To Kill a Mockingbird, one of the core works in BOHSs Literature and Composition I classes.
N-Word No More: Racial Epithet Should Not Be Read Aloud in English Classrooms
Gaby Smith, Staff Writer • January 4, 2022
Rachels Resolutions
Rachel's Resolutions
Rachel Lim, Illustrator • January 3, 2022
Senior Matthew Grudichak attacks the Bonita High School goal at the CIF playoff varsity water polo game on Nov 6. The Wildcats season ended on a last second goal by the visiting Bearcats.
Boys' Water Polo Season Ends With Last-Second Loss to Bonita in CIF Quarterfinals
Lana Tran and Faith Jimenez November 18, 2021

With a literal second to spare, boys’ varsity water polo's CIF Division 3 playoff journey came to a suspenseful end on Nov....

Jeff Wallace, senior, lifts senior Aidan Arnold in celebration during the Wildcats win over El Dorado High School on Oct. 29. Footballs season continues tomorrow evening against the visiting Silverado Silver Hawks in the CIF Div. 8 play-off opener.
Football to Tackle Visiting Silver Hawks in CIF Div. 8 Opener
Faith Jimenez and Noelle Dominado November 4, 2021

Varsity football celebrated head coach Robb Perrance's final home game on Oct. 29, but the farewell was a week premature as the...

Tyler Peterson, junior, rises out of the water to take a shot on goal against Fullerton High School on Sept. 14. The Wildcats escaped with a 13-12 win.
Water Polo's 10-Game Win Streak Ends with Loss to Mustangs
Lana Tran, Staff Writer • September 20, 2021

After opening the season with 10 straight wins, boys' varsity water polo experienced its first loss of the season, a 18-10 setback...

Best Shows to Binge: What the Wildcat Staff is Watching
Best Shows to Binge: What the Wildcat Staff is Watching
Katie Kudron, Lifestyles and A&E Editor • January 21, 2022

From Netflix’s latest season of Cobra Kai, to long-time favorites like Gilmore Girls and The Office, to international smashes...

Jaden Rios, senior, practices with his band in preparation for opening night of Brea Idol on Friday. Brea Idol is an annual talent competition hosted by the choir program.
12 Wildcats to Compete For Brea Idol Title
Doyon Kim and Lana Tran January 20, 2022

From musicians to magicians, BOHS's top entertainers will compete for the title of Brea Idol on Friday evening in the PAC. Brea...

The Wildcats Ultimate Holiday Song Playlist
The Wildcat's Ultimate Holiday Song Playlist
Kaylee Jo, Staff Writer • December 20, 2021

Need some festive, holiday-themed music to listen to while wrapping gifts, road-tripping to the mountains, or braving the malls...

The Wildcats Best of 2021
The Wildcat's Best of 2021
Katie Kudron and Melea Altermatt January 3, 2022

From pop culture moments to school events, 2021 has been an eventful year for BOHS students. Here are the results of a year-end...

One of the many extravagantly decorated houses in the Eagle Hills Christmas Lights neighborhood. The Wildcat compiles the top 10 holiday activities to enjoy in Orange County during winter vacation.
Top 10 Ho-Ho-Holiday Activities in OC
Melea Altermatt and Katie Kudron December 16, 2021

Christmas time is famously known for joy, peace, celebration, community, presents, and, unfortunately, for holiday-related stress....

Looking for last-minute gifts for the friends and family in your life? Well, the Wildcat has your back.
The Wildcats' Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide
Jasmine Youn, Feature Editor • December 16, 2021

This year, the holidays are more than just staying home and eating dinner with family; it’s about reconnecting and reuniting...

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