The Charger

Newly-added parking garage stimulates student motivation

Emma Manukian

April 1, 2020

With the frequent occurrence of acid rain, cyclones and dust storms in the surrounding areas, BG has decided to remove the basin parking lot permanently and instead replace it with a newly built three-level parking garage. ...

Future Animation class provides excitement for interested students

Phoebe Rusch

April 1, 2020

Starting in the 21-22 school year, BG will be setting up an animation class. With animated movies like “Toy Story 4” and “Klaus”, students have been showing more and more interest in the animation realm.  The class...

Harbor Day-based “Happy Days” reshape American education

Zoey Heinrich

April 1, 2020

Monthly Harbor Day activities bring joy to students of all ages, heightening emotional intelligence and strengthening bonds among classmates. In fact, they bring so much joy that Principal Harr Burr has decided to add a Harbo...

Coffee Curation and Barista Pathway propels students to learn about coffee

Mark Anbinder

April 1, 2020

In fall 2020, a new career pathway will be available to all students. The Coffee Curation and Barista Pathway will introduce new courses never before seen in the district. It offers Barista 1/2, Barista 3/4, Coffee Making 1, A...

New in-school nap initiative takes place allowing students to catch up on sleep

Ola Rembiszewska

April 1, 2020

With the recent studies on the  harmful health effects of little sleep on a teenager and the constant complaining of BG students that claim they don’t get enough sleep, BG has taken action to add in some extra sleep time in...

Freshmen replace seniors and staff members as captains and coaches

Zoey Heinrich

April 1, 2020

Since its founding in 1973, a shocking structure has found its way into the school where the bison roam: a violent food chain. A cruel social hierarchy in which underclassmen cower toward the upperclassmen who walk, or dare I say roam, t...

Library books make journey to more relevant location

Sriman Narayanan

April 1, 2020

In order to shift with the changing tides of the world, the administration has moved all of the books out of the library. The change will be applied in three weeks, with the shelves and the contents inside being moved to the upsta...

Big Controversy Over Teacher Cookies VS Original cookies

Mike Mandell, Sports Editor

April 1, 2019

Three weeks ago, the lunchroom chefs decided to pull a prank on the students and turn the fresh chocolate chip cookies into cookies with all of their favorite teachers’ faces on them. The students were thrown off ,wondering  ...

New changes in ideology create drastic differences in curriculum

Sriman Narayanan, Editor-in-chief

March 18, 2019

After deep consideration, research and googling, BG is officially making the switch. Starting next Wednesday, the entire school will begin adopting the theory of Last Wednesdayism and the space is fake theory. Last Wednesd...

College Board allows more potential five’s after national wide Kahoot

Itzel Segura, Entertainment Editor

March 18, 2019

With just four more weeks until AP testing, AP classes start preparing for the AP tests run by College Board the first two weeks of May. Student’s typically strive to receive a five, four or three to potentially receive college ...

OneBG Records offers guaranteed success to talented students

Zoey Heinrich, In-depth editor

March 18, 2019

Earlier in the school year, the first podcast in a series known as the OneBG Podcasts was released. Due to its unique method of exploring various people and activities in the community, its unprecedented success was no surprise. After ...

District implements militaristic new policies for students with GPA below 2.8

Connor Wielgos, Sports Editor

March 18, 2019

D214 has cracked down on students with a GPA below 2.8, the limit that is considered to be “proficient or average.” The strict punishments began for such students last semester, when it was announced that such students wo...

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