How to Prepare for Senioritis

How to Prepare for Senioritis

Adrian Vasquez, Website Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

If you're a senior, you know how stressful it is to deal with your college applications in your first semester. Studying for the SAT and/or ACT, getting letters of recommendation, and writing those oh-so-important personal statements. However, your senior year is NOT over after your first semester. Just...

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....

Patriot Football Finishes League 4-1, Heading to Open Division Playoffs

Patriot Football Finishes League 4-1, Heading to Open Division Playoffs

Destiny Taufahema, Co-Sports Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Birmingham faced five local high school teams during league; Taft Toreadors, Granada Highlanders, El Camino Conquistadores, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Chatsworth Chancellors. The Patriots will be going into the playoffs in the open division against the Fairfax Lions on November 17th. After the last preseason ...

Can We Forget Frequent U.S. Mass Killings?

Can We Forget Frequent U.S. Mass Killings?

Jonathan Vicente, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

One day there is a mass killing and then the next day it is forgotten. Killings have happened so frequently that people don't really take them as seriously as they should. People seem to forget that killing people for fun is not a fun thing. People seem to have made it into a game with no winner. There...

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...

Is Racism a Problem With No Solution?

Is Racism a Problem With No Solution?

Lourenco Medici, Sports Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Talking about racism is not something new. Every week, people can watch something on the news that mentioned any act of a certain person, a certain group against black people, against people with different nationalities, and different religions. It is a something that keeps coming back every other day...

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...

Long Lunch Lines at BCCHS

Long Lunch Lines at BCCHS

Sebastian Cardona, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

We have over 3,400 students at Birmingham Community Charter High School and most of them get hungry during lunch. BCCHS has an indoor food court, outdoor food court, and food carts outside E and F halls, but there's still no difference seen in the size of the lines of students waiting to get food. The lu...

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)....

Birmingham Hosts First-Ever College Fair

Birmingham Hosts First-Ever College Fair

Monserrat Carrasco, Student Life Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Saturday, September 30, Birmingham held it's first-ever college fair which lasted from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Students from Birmingham and schools such as Los Angeles Valley College and Grant High School came to seek information about colleges they might be interested in attending in the future. Asi...

2017 Club Rush in the Quad

2017 Club Rush in the Quad

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Birmingham had its annual club rush, and some students may wonder what club rush is. As it says in the name, it’s a day that students and clubs come to the quad and students rush to sign up for their favorite club(s)!   Club rush helps to get the club out in the open, as there are so many clubs...

Our New Principal: Meet Ms. Elena Paul!

Our New Principal: Meet Ms. Elena Paul!

Adrian Vasquez and Theodore Alevizos

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

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