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Dr. Joshua Porter, and BOHS teachers Pamela Valenti, Jennifer Collier, and Andrea Ramos, at Senior Sunrise on Sept. 1.
Principal Porter Announces Resignation, Accepts Position at FJUHSD
Lauren Ko, News Editor • April 22, 2024

Principal Joshua Porter’s four-year tenure at BOHS will end on May 31, he announced to faculty and staff members gathered at...

HOSA members at State Leadership Conference (SLC) in Anaheim on April 6. 26 BOHS HOSA students attended the three-day event -- themed Dare to Create -- with three placing in the top three in their respective categories.
Three HOSA Members Place in Top Three at State Competition, Advance to Internationals
Ellen Kim, Editor-in-Chief • April 21, 2024

Three Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) members  -- sophomore Sofia Rodriguez and seniors Grace Severson and Aubrey...

Roy Kim, senior, and his gaming laptop in the GITA room. Kim was chosen as one of 30 Edison Scholars in Southern California and received a $50,000 check during a surprise visit from the organization on March 29.
Senior Roy Kim Wins $50,000 Edison Scholarship
Lauren Ko, News Editor • April 8, 2024

Preoccupied with preparing for four exams, the last thing Roy Kim, senior, expected to happen on March 29 was receiving a $50,000...

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Generation Alpha childhoods centered on beauty standards and technology are a worrying contrast to childhoods that used to be filled with playground games, LEGOs, and more wholesome, more age-appropriate activities that are now fading into irrelevance.
'Act Your Age': The Generation Alpha Identity Crisis
Sofia Rodriguez, Culture Editor • April 20, 2024

Instead of cartwheeling on grassy lots or waiting their turn for the swings, today's tween girls are opting for the playgrounds...

Currently at BOHS, the study of African American history is limited to a few pages in eleventh grade U.S. history textbooks and a few reading selections in AP Language and Composition and AP Literature. By adding College Boards  latest course -- AP African American Studies -- BOHS can correct a curriculum blind spot and be at the forefront of diversity in education in Orange County.
New AP Course Would Amend Lack of Diversity in BOHS History Curricula
Ellie Segura, Opinion Editor • March 6, 2024

Every February, in recognition of Black History Month, inspiring quotes by African American athletes and historical figures adorn...

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Amelia Garcia, Illustrator • December 14, 2023

Varsity stunt and their medals after competing in the Big Orange Battle Tournament at Tahquitz High School in Hemet on March 16.
Wildcat Stunt Team Debuts at Tahquitz Tournament
Azilynn Fuerte, Staff Writer • March 22, 2024

It was a milestone weekend for varsity stunt as they competed in the fledgling program's first-ever game. BOHS stunt, in its...

Carter Lavold swims the 100-meter butterfly in the Crestview League finals in 2021. On March 6, Lavold used the stroke to propel to an 11-second win in a 500-meter freestyle race at the Wildcat pool.
Carter's Feat Turns Heads at Wildcat Pool Deck
Siena Codekas, Sports Editor • March 14, 2024

Not only did Carter Lavold, senior, place first in the 500-meter freestyle against El Modena High School on March 6, but he did...

Stefanie Camarena instructs cheer and stunt team members at a March 6 practice. Camarena returns to BOHS, where she previously coached for 20 years, after a three-year stint at La Serna High School.
Camarena Returns to BOHS to Lead Cheer, Stunt Teams
Azilynn Fuerte, Staff Writer • March 8, 2024

After a three-year stint leading La Serna High School's cheer program, longtime BOHS coach Stefanie Camarena returns as interim...

The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet performers Wyatt Jordan and Jimena Mejia Cervantes, freshmen, rehearse for their April 18 performance. The one-night production features performances by Drama 1, 2, and 3 students.
No 'Fortune's Fool,' Drama Department Tradition Returns to PAC
Azilynn Fuerte, Staff Writer • April 16, 2024

The star-crossed lovers of William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet once again grace the PAC stage in the drama department's annual...

Album art for L.A.-based indie rock band The Marias latest release, SUBMARINE. (themarias / Instagram)
Diving Into The Marías' Latest Single, 'Run Your Mouth'
Sofia Rodriguez and Sofia Tapia Guillen March 28, 2024

If the beauty and mystery of the ocean were a song, the result might be The Marías' latest single, "Run Your Mouth." "Run Your Mouth,'' released...

BOHS Jazz Club performs at the Irvine High School Jazz Festival on March 16.
Swingin’ Success: BOHS Jazz Band Takes The Stage
Ellie Segura, Opinion Editor • March 22, 2024

Sounds of jazz reverberated through the Irvine High School Student Center at the Irvine High Jazz Festival, where BOHS's Jazz Band performed...

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