2017 Grease Pep Rally Electrifying

2017 Grease Pep Rally Electrifying

Monserrat Carrasco, Student Life Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

BCCHS has the one that you want. Birmingham’s Grease-themed pep rally had everyone saying tell me more, tell me more. Want to know more? We’ll tell you about it stud. This electrifying rally had everyone shaking off of their seats, and let our students to be the first to enjoy our new gym bleachers....

Cinderella the Musical Comes to BCCHS

Cinderella the Musical Comes to BCCHS

Karina Ruvalcava, Creative Arts Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

Bibbidi bobbidi boo the Birmingham Fall Musical has come to you. Find a night to take a travel into the fairytale world of Cinderella and relive your childhood as we watch BCCHS students hard work and passionately transform into characters from folklore. The effort students put in to make sure tha...

BCCHS October Movie Nights in the Quad

BCCHS October Movie Nights in the Quad

Gissel Garcia, Co-Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

Birmingham Community Charter High School (BCCHS) has been showing movies in the month of October to fundraise for their club and celebrate the Halloween Patriot spirit. The first movie that premiered was Grease. Students had a great time in the quad of the school where the Junior Council hosted t...

Thirty-One Days of Halloween Fun

Thirty-One Days of Halloween Fun

Salma Ramirez and Isamar Torres

October 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Halloween is days away and what better way to celebrate it by counting down the days with spooky monsters, thrilling theme parks, or a heart-stopping corn maze? One family-friendly and exciting place to visit this October is the "Los Angeles Haunted Hayride" in Griffith Park (7430 Crystal Spring Ave)....

Popular Patriot Music Playlist

Popular Patriot Music Playlist

Isamar Torres

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

What type of music do you play at 6:30 a.m. when you start getting ready for school? Want some new music to listen to but don't know where to look ? I will discuss some of our students' preferences and analyze student trends. "Music is art" says junior Isaac Brinchaux. He loves hearing his favorite...

The Alexandria Hotel and Six More Haunted Places to Visit Year Round

The Alexandria Hotel and Six More Haunted Places to Visit Year Round

Melanie Villaseñor, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Are you bored at home wondering where your next adventure should be? Don't look any further because you can wake the souls of the past who are in need of company. These are a few places you can visit and not cry from fear. The site of this year's prom, The Alexandria Hotel, will be examined last. ...

The New Nintendo Switch System

The New Nintendo Switch System

Michael Kleeman, News Editor

March 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Many rumors had been spreading about Nintendo’s next leap into the video game console market. The tech giant had largely remained quiet about their new console, only dropping hints here and there about the specs and hardware found in the system. However, now that has all changed, with Nintendo finally...

Most Anticipated Music Albums of 2017

Most Anticipated Music Albums of 2017

Paul Diaz, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


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Hip-Hop: Drake: 3/4/17 - More Life Drake announced the project in late November of 2016 and teased us by releasing the hit singles “Sneakin” and “Fake Love” on OVO sound radio. He said in December that he will release this project early in 2017, but nothing has turned up. He said he will postpone some days on his tour in Europe to release th...

Top 5 Anime of 2016

Top 5 Anime of 2016

Krissia Guerrero and Denise Reynoso

March 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

In 2016, we saw a plethora of new anime that practically changed the anime/manga community as well as a blossoming of original icons. These new styles are altering the outlook on the Japanese animation that is anime. How exactly is this a game-changer for anime fanatics? For starters, stereotypes of...

How Different Music Affects Us

How Different Music Affects Us

Denise Reynoso, Opinion Editor

February 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Music has tons of positive and negative effects on people’s mental and even physical health. Many people listen and use music as a creative outlet or as a way to cope with a situation; our brains actually respond differently to happy and sad music. Our brain allows us to see neutral faces depending...

Has Hollywood Really Become More Diverse?

Has Hollywood Really Become More Diverse?

Melanie Villasenor, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017


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More and more actors are being cast for films in recent years as an effort to demonstrate to the public that diversity does exist in Hollywood. This topic has become even more relevant in people's discussions due to the nominations during the 2016 and the 2017 award seasons. Yet the the question s...

Most Anticipated Video Games of 2017

Most Anticipated Video Games of 2017

Jess Rodriguez and Henry Yoem

February 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

These are most anticipated video games that are coming out in 2017. In 2016, first person shooters were a smash such as Call of Duty 4 Remastered, Battlefield  1, Overwatch, and Titanfall 2. Some third person shooters were a smash as well like Gears of War 4. From the list that follows, there will ...

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