The Patriot Post

The student news site of Birmingham Community Charter High School

The student news site of Birmingham Community Charter High School

The Patriot Post

The student news site of Birmingham Community Charter High School

The Patriot Post

Cartoon image depicting a common tragedy. (Image: Flickr)
Israel-Palestinian War Continuing in Gaza Draws Worldwide Protests
Cristina Medina, Staff Writer • April 17, 2024

October 7, 2023, sparked the biggest break in tension between Palestine and Israel and this conflict is still a major issue today. Months later, both sides have fired back and forth at each other and this war has killed more...

MInimum Wage Statistics (image: Wikimedia Commons)
California Minimum Wage Increases for Chain Fast Food Workers to $20/Hour
Brianna Alvarado, Staff Writer • April 11, 2024

The news of the minimum wage raise for California chain fast-food workers caused excitement and dread. The minimum wage has increased from $16 an hour to $20 an hour. Many low-wage workers having difficulty making ends meet...

East Coast Migrant Buses (image by: Wikimedia Commons)
Migrant Buses from Southern Border in Texas Sent to Northern Cities Across the United States
William Del Toro, Staff Writer • April 9, 2024

Increasing public awareness and education about the consequences of illegal migration, the importance of legal immigration, and the available pathways for legal migration can help dispel misconceptions and reduce the appeal...

Picture of the U.S Capital building in the District of Columbia. (Photo: Creative Commons, Ted Eytan photographer)
Iowa Caucuses Dominated by Trump
Bryan Gonzalez, Front Page/News Editor • February 16, 2024

On January 15, 2024, the Republican caucuses in Iowa kicked off as the nation held its first presidential nominating contest for the 2024 election. This race means a lot for Republicans because this is the race that officially...

A temporarily closed BCCHS Boys Bathroom. The sign above it reads considerate.(photo: Maximiliano Vazio 12))
Is There a Security Issue at the Boys Bathroom?
Maximiliano Vazio, Opinion Editor • December 5, 2023

The bathroom situation is actively changing.  With security being added, bathrooms are closing. There are reasons for the decrease in open bathrooms. Rules must be enforced but is B.C.C.H.S (Birmingham Community Charter...

A group of UAW members striking besides the Suzallo library in Seattle. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
President Biden Historically Joined Striking UAW Workers in Michigan
Bryan Gonzalez, Front Page editor • November 16, 2023

On September 26, 2023, the United Auto Workers (UAW) started a strike protesting their low and stagnant wages. President Joe Biden showed his support for the UAW workers and he made history because he was the first president...

Mr. Davis listening to his former students during the tribute in his honor. (photo: Ingrid Flamenco(12))
Larry Davis, Former BCCHS Math Teacher, Honored by Over 100 Past Students
Ingrid Flamenco, Editor-In-Cheif • October 26, 2023

Larry Davis is a retired math teacher who taught at Birmingham for 33 years. Before becoming a teacher, he served in the U.S. Army for two years. Afrter serving and while teaching, Davis traveled all over Europe and went...

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The winning BCCHS Boys and Girls CIF City Section Dual Championship Teams
BCCHS Boys and Girls Wrestling Teams Win 2024 Los Angeles City Championships
Alan Martinez, Staff Writer • March 14, 2024

Birmingham competed in the 2024 L.A. City Wrestling Championships and were very successful. BCCHS had 26 section placers in total, 14 girls and 12 boys. Patriot wrestlers had 18 finalists, 10 girls, and 8 boys. Birmingham...

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Disney’s Grad Night 2024 Is Too Expensive and Overpriced!

Disney’s Grad Night 2024 Is Too Expensive and Overpriced!

February 27, 2024

One of the largest events for seniors is Grad Nite,...

Minimum Wage Isn’t Enough Money for Los Angeles Workers

Minimum Wage Isn’t Enough Money for Los Angeles Workers

February 14, 2024

In 2024, there is still an ongoing debate surrounding...

Should “Promposals” Be Banned in High School?

May 23, 2023

Prom is a rite of passage for high school...

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Kung Fu Panda 4 Surpasses Box Office Predictions
Usher’s Halftime Show at 2024 Super Bowl Exceeded Expectations

Usher’s Halftime Show at 2024 Super Bowl Exceeded Expectations

April 17, 2024

Sony’s Madame Web Universally Disliked by Audiences and Critics

Sony’s Madame Web Universally Disliked by Audiences and Critics

April 17, 2024

Bob Marley: One Love Film Brings Legendary Jamaican Artist to Audiences Worldwide

Bob Marley: One Love Film Brings Legendary Jamaican Artist to Audiences Worldwide

April 11, 2024

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The Creative Writing Process at BCCHS

Notes to Myself Poem

March 21, 2018

A Burning Passion

March 1, 2018

BCCHS Student Poems

January 23, 2018

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January NorCal 11th Grade Field Trip Visits Seven Universities in Three Days
2024 Prom Appeals Process Causes A Lot of Stress for Seniors

2024 Prom Appeals Process Causes A Lot of Stress for Seniors

February 29, 2024

Pineapple on Pizza: “Yes!” or “No!”

Pineapple on Pizza: “Yes!” or “No!”

December 15, 2023

The 2023 Annual Birmingham Chess Championship Tournament

December 11, 2023

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