The new BCCHS Wednesday Academy Day Schedule

New Academy Period at BCCHS Proves Very Beneficial to Students

Emely Urrutia, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

The newest addition to the BCCHS schedule is the Academy period. This Academy period was introduced to our schedule this year to prioritize students' mental health and well-being. This new academy can...

BCCHS ASL Teacher Mrs. Mary Ruth Summers (photo: White Studios)

Introducing Birmingham’s New American Sign Language (ASL) Teacher

Dario Luna, Photography Editor November 1, 2022

Here at Birmingham Community Charter High School, we are grateful to have an American Sign Language (ASL) class. This class is not usually seen in many schools around the San Fernando Valley. This class...

Glow Dance participants enjoying themselves.  (photo: BCCHS ASB from @bcchspatriots Instagram page

Students Dance the Night Away at the Back to School Glow Dance!

Abigail Rodriguez, Student Life Editor October 18, 2022

As the new school year began, Birmingham Community Charter High School welcomed back the "Glow Dance," after three years of not having dances since Covid-19 struck. On Saturday, August 27, the Back-to-School...

BCCHS 2022 Club Rush–a Popular and Crowded Event at Lunch in the Quad

Raymond Castro, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 14, 2022

Club Rush is an event at Birmingham Community Charter High school that takes place during lunch. Every year ASB invites clubs to set up booths in the main quad and students can walk around and see what...

The Pep Rally featured the BCCHS Chambers Singers.

ASB Begins Year with Glow in the Dark Pep Rally in the Main Gym

Ingrid Flamenco, Front Page Editor September 22, 2022

On August 26, 2022, Birmingham had their first pep rally of the school year, commemorating the start of the new school year and the Back to School Dance. The theme of this pep rally was "Glow in the Dark,"...

Students enjoying the dance floor in the Quad at the 2022 Enchanted Forest Spring Dance Formal

2022 Spring Dance Formal “Enchanted Forest” a Memorable Event

Trinity Herring, Staff Writer May 12, 2022

The Spring Formal was last week and you were either there or square. I attended the dance and had a wonderful time with the approximately 950 students who bought tickets for this event. The food...

Fashion Trends Diversify in 2022

Fashion Trends Diversify in 2022

Ireri Torres , Staff Writer May 12, 2022

At the beginning of 2022, so many different fashion trends have become popularized. This year people have really been open-minded about fashion and it shows through social media. One of the most popular...

 New Tuesday Schedule

New Tuesday Schedule is Favored by Most Students and Staff

Yoloxin Tapia Melena April 7, 2022

Starting with the second semester, the old Tuesday Schedule has changed. For the last two years, our Tuesdays have started at 9:00 in the morning. But starting this new semester, Birmingham has decided...

Fun Valentines Day gifts

Valentine’s Day Gifts Come From the Heart

Ashley Piedra , Staff Writer February 16, 2022

What are Valentine's Day grams? They are little gifts that you give someone special to you, and there are different ways that you can make a gram. You can do a candy gram or create something new like paper...

The Metro TAP Card being issued to all BCCHS students

FREE TAP Cards for all Birmingham Students

Emely Lazo, Managing Editor January 31, 2022

Are you taking the bus as a way of transportation to get to school or other places? Then here is your chance to save a lot of money. All Birmingham students qualify to get TAP cards for no cost, meaning...

The quad area at BCCHS

A Brief History of BCCHS 1943-2022

Darlene Fuentes-Catalan, Arts and Entertainment Editor January 27, 2022

Birmingham Community Charter High School is a charter high school in Lake Balboa in the San Fernando Valley.  It was founded in 1953 as a 7th-12th grade secondary school before it became a traditional...

( L to R) School Chess Champion Coby Dalumpines (5-0), Angelo Dalumpines 2nd (4-1), Max Del Solar 3rd (4-1), Kal El Smith 4th (4-1), and Shane Osikol 5th (4-1).

BCCHS Chess Club 2021 School Championship Tournament

Anthony Acevedo, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

Back in October 2021, Birmingham's Chess Club held a tournament that lasted from Oct. 12 to Oct. 26. The rules that were set for the tournament were that each contestant was to play five games each and...

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