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Virtual Spooky Spirit Week 2020 at BCCHS

Destiney Crumpton, Senior Columnist February 18, 2021

Last October, the ASB celebrated Spirit Week at Birmingham Community Charter High School. Even with a pandemic, our ASB  was able to pull through to make it a very successful series of events.  Each...

Nikkolas Arceo, a senior at BCCHS who improved his grades during distance learning.

Improving Grades During a Pandemic- How a BCCHS Senior Took Advantage of Online Learning

Debbie Lawhead, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2021

While many students' grades have taken a hard hit during virtual learning, others have found a way to thrive during these abnormal times. Nikkolas Arceo, a senior at BCCHS, has used distance learning as...

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Among Us is the Online Game of the Year for 2020

Andy Meza Jimenez, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

Among Us has become one of the most popular games of this year, with 217 million downloads. In early September, the game was being played by hundreds of Youtubers with millions of subscribers. These...

Janessa Valdez, a senior currently attending Birmingham Community Charter high school.

Student Feature: BCCHS Senior Janessa Valdez

Sarah Ruano, Opinion Editor February 1, 2021

As the first semester came to an end at Birmingham, many students were relieved, as they were stressed out due to the transition of online learning, quarantining, and not being able to spend much time...

BCCHS senior Andrew Santacruz

Spotlight on Online Learning: BCCHS Senior Andrew Santacruz

Reign Cruz, Front Page/News Editor January 24, 2021

          This month’s student feature is Andrew Santacruz, a senior at Birmingham Community Charter High School. Andrew was chosen because he wanted to voice out his opinion on virtual learning...

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BCCHS Senior Launches Start Up Business During Pandemic: West Coast Resin

Debbie Lawhead, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2020

Typically, when a student wants to start earning an income, they look into getting a job. Some students begin working at a fast-food restaurant, while others are more creatively ambitious, such as Birmingham...

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week–Our Journalism Advisor, Mr. Hughes!

Debbie Lawhead, Creative Arts Editor June 2, 2020

During this difficult time of a pandemic, the 2019-2020 BCCHS Patriot Post staff is using this teacher appreciation week to honor our very own supervisor and journalism teacher, Mr. Stephen Hughes. Here's...

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Top Five Most Popular & Symbolic Flowers

Kimberly Platas, Staff Writer May 18, 2020

Gardenias are flowers that are originally from China and Hawaii. The colors of these flowers are mostly found in white but yellow is included as well. Gardenias are mostly used for hedges and ground...

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The Rise and Popularity of TikTok

Lisbet Hernandez, Front Page Editor April 1, 2020

In the era we live in now, technology and social media play a major role in our everyday lives.  There are many apps that are made for the sole purpose of communicating and entertaining, and the latest...

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There’s Still Time to Contribute To Project Pop Drop!

Jenessa Henderson, Managing Editor February 27, 2020

Birmingham is currently undergoing its first collaboration with Project Prop Drop, a philanthropy organization that "deliver(s) food, clothing, medical supplies, beauty products, toys electronics etc.,...

Kobe Bryant's Influence on BCCHS Students

Kobe Bryant’s Influence on BCCHS Students

Sophia Antillon , Staff Writer February 25, 2020

We can all agree that NBA legend Kobe Bryant's death was a very tragic and unexpected event. Kobe Bryant was a professional basketball player, a shooting guard who played his entire 20-season career in...

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Appreciate High School Homework Because College Homework is Intense!

Phillip Lemus, Opinion Editor February 6, 2020

High school is easy, academically. That won't be the case for 2020's incoming college undergraduates, though.  Undergraduates are students working on their bachelor's degree while graduate students are...

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