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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...

Dr. Joshua Porter, principal, reads out the pledge with the 37 National Honor Society inductees at the end of the NHS induction ceremony. This years induction ceremony was held in person at the PAC on Nov. 5 to celebrate the inductees membership and achievements.
National Honor Society Hosts Induction Ceremony for 37 New Members
Doyon Kim, Editor-in-Chief • November 5, 2021

National Honor Society president, Clara Lee, senior, stepped to the podium and addressed the PAC’s audience, formally welcoming...

Natalie DiCesaris, Opinion Editor, mystified about the lack of Thor representation at Target.
Retail Stores Stealing Thor's Thunder
Natalie DiCesaris, Opinion Co-Editor • December 2, 2021
Grade Guilt
Grade Guilt
Rachel Lim, Illustrator • December 2, 2021
With the return to full in-person school across the United States, there has been a predictable increase in on-campus gun violence. Due to the return to this unfortunate reality, it is imperative that BOHSs lockdown drill occur within the first two weeks of school.
Editorial: More Can Be Done to Ensure Safety of BOHS Students, Staff
Wildcat Editorial Board, Editorial Board • October 10, 2021
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...

Dahlia Chavez, four-year member of Dance Production, performs a jump from the upcoming Dance show on Nov. 18, 19, and 20.
20 Questions with Dance Production Co-Captain Dahlia Chavez
Katie Kudron and Melea Altermatt November 16, 2021

Senior Dahlia Chavez, four-year member of Dance Production and Dance Pro co-captain, is ready to leap into the first dance concert...

Senior Angela Jeong, lead of Play Productions Phantom of the Soap Opera, photographed in the Drama Room. Jeong and Play Pro will perform for the first time this fall at the Oct. 21 and 22 performances of the murder mystery.
A DRAMAtic Entrance: 20 Questions with Play Production's Angela Jeong
Katie Kudron and Melea Altermatt October 15, 2021

Angela Jeong, senior, and three-year member of Play Production, BOHS's advanced drama course, is ready to solve a murder mystery...

Wildcat editor Amber Kim imagines herself in Netflixs hit show, Squid Game.
If I Was In Squid Game
Amber Kim, A&E and Foods Editor • October 13, 2021

Themed Eats: A Wildcat Foodie’s Recommendation for Each Day of the Week
Themed Eats: A Wildcat Foodie’s Recommendation for Each Day of the Week
Amber Kim, A&E and Foods Editor • November 18, 2021

Do you ever find yourself scrolling through Yelp!, seeking someplace different to eat, only to visit the same exact restaurant...

An All-Star Comeback on Wildcat Way
An All-Star Comeback on Wildcat Way
Natalie DiCesaris, Opinion Co-Editor • November 11, 2021

Converse All-Stars have made a colorful comeback on Wildcat Way. Walk through the New Building and you’ll hear the familiar...

BOHS staff members Mirna Graciarena, Mike Baker, and Donna Prince wear Words With Friends-themed t-shirts in 2016 as part of a staff-wide Halloween tradition organized by Kara Dietz, Skills For Success teacher, and Franco Ciccarelo, Digital Design teacher.
Dietz, Ciccarelo Collab on Halloween T-Shirt Tradition
Noelle Dominado, News Co-Editor • October 28, 2021

When students travel from class to class tomorrow, they may experience a feeling of deja vu as many of their teachers will sport...

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