Appreciate High School Homework Because College Homework is Intense!

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 working on their master's degree or their Ph.D. Objectively, the rigor of high school academ...

BCCHS Students and Detachment from Politics

BCCHS Students and Detachment from Politics

Stephanie Tran, Website Editor

January 23, 2020

On July 1, 1971, Congress ratified the 26th Amendment and granted 18 year old American citizens the right to vote. One would typically think that this would increase the amount of voters in the United States, but statistics suggest otherwise. For example, the biggest national election in the country...

High Schoolers Becoming YouTubers

High Schoolers Becoming YouTubers

Karina Gonzalez, Website Editor

December 18, 2019

Do you personally know anyone who does YouTube for a living? As you know today, more adolescent people are seeing YouTube as a future career they wish to pursue. Seeing famous YouTubers own billion dollar houses with many sports cars, luxury designer bags, and going on exotic vacations has been catching the attention...

Mental Health Resources For Students at Birmingham

Mental Health Resources For Students at Birmingham

Karina Gonzalez, Website Editor

December 18, 2019

As teenagers in high school, we are meant to be the best we can be. At our age, we are trying to fit in with the best group of friends we can before becoming adults. The truth is, friends come and go. Once you graduate on that stage, there is no turning back the clock to reminisce on the nostalgia o...

New Patriot Fashion Trends on Campus

New Patriot Fashion Trends on Campus

Kimberly Sandoval, Senior Columnist

November 19, 2019

Birmingham Community Charter High School students are up to date with all kinds of fashion trends. Many students are inspired by influencers and popular trends that motivate their own fashion choices. From shoes, to backpacks, to shirts, and accessories, fashion has a huge impact on high school students....

How It All Started: The Birmingham Dance Team

How It All Started: The Birmingham Dance Team

Karina Gonzalez, Staff Writer and Website Editor

October 21, 2019

The Birmingham Dance Team has been active for eight years and ever since then, they have been well-known for making Birmingham's pep rallies and varsity football games hyped. The team really gets the students up on their feet and cheering for the team as they have their hands up grooving to the music. At...

Fun and Games at BCCHS Senior Sunrise 2019

Fun and Games at BCCHS Senior Sunrise 2019

Kimberly Sandoval, Senior Columnist

October 21, 2019

BCCHS seniors had a great time at the annual Senior Sunrise event which took place on Thursday, September 26th. This was the first of many school activities for seniors graduating this year. This school event was held at the newly renewed football field at six in the morning and ended at 8 a.m. Senior...

BCCHS Club Rush 2019–A Huge Success!

BCCHS Club Rush 2019–A Huge Success!

Lisbet Hernandez, Front Page Editor

October 17, 2019

On Thursday September 12, 2019, BCCHS held its annual Club Rush! So, what is Club Rush? Club Rush is an event in which all the school clubs go out to the quad during lunch and try to recruit people into their club. The whole student body had the chance to ask club members any questions they had to get...

Mental Health and the Battles Students Face

Mental Health and the Battles Students Face

Steven Mazariegos, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

How often do you speak to your children about personal problems? Students often have a lot to deal with at home or at school, but it is mainly at school that students have problems. Why school? It is because they deal with anxiety, depression, stress, and have problems going to sleep. According to w...

The Challenges of Taking the Bus to School

The Challenges of Taking the Bus to School

Nicholas Melendez, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

It’s 8:10 AM,  you’re running late to school constantly checking the bus schedule to find that the bus is arriving in less than five minutes, so you run out the door struggling to put your shoes on while racing to the bus stop. The bus arrives and to your surprise, you find that the bus is filled...

Irais Liera, New ASB President for 2019-2020

Irais Liera, New ASB President for 2019-2020

Hadaasa Nae and Lisset Saavedra

October 10, 2019

Another year, a new beginning. The end of the year has inevitably arrived. It is time to say farewell to all the good memories this year has brought us, and to open our doors for a new fresh start. Josh Castro was this year's Associated Student Body president. His farewell will be bittersweet as he accomplished...

BCCHS Back to School Dance 2019

BCCHS Back to School Dance 2019

Kimberly Sandoval, Senior Columnist

October 3, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year has officially begun at Birmingham Community Charter High School. Friday August 30th, was the night of the annual Back to School Dance which took place at the quad. It was the first dance of the year and students from all grade levels were looking forward to it. The dance was...

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