The Patriot Post

The student news site of Birmingham Community Charter High School

The student news site of Birmingham Community Charter High School

The Patriot Post

The student news site of Birmingham Community Charter High School

The Patriot Post

LED 2024 Prom Display for seniors pictures at the prom. 
(photo: Joaldi Diaz (12th))

2024 BCCHS Met Gala & Enchanted Forest Prom at Camarillo Ranch Created Lasting Memories

Alejandra Sanchez, Staff Writer May 29, 2024

The class of 2024 prom took place at Camarillo Ranch on May 4, 2024. Students from Birmingham were excited as they arrived at their prom night. The prom theme this year was Met Gala and Enchanted Forest. The...

Prom dress store (photo: Mayra Vargas (12))

2024 BCCHS Prom Dress Code Affected Girls More Than Boys

Mayra Vargas, Sports Editor May 8, 2024

As the prom date came up on May 4, many seniors had been preparing for this day. Included in the school advertising for the event was a list of senior do’s and don'ts. Of course, the main thing Birmingham...

CSU East Bay sign (photo: Zachary Ignacio (11))

January NorCal 11th Grade Field Trip Visits Seven Universities in Three Days

Zachary Ignacio, Staff Writer March 14, 2024

College may seem like a scary place to be, but it is a place where most people take classes that are essential to their jobs in the future. Birmingham sponsored a field trip in which 40 high school...

BCCHS Reminder To Students On Student Square ( Taken on February 29, 2024 on the Gmail App )

2024 Prom Appeals Process Causes A Lot of Stress for Seniors

Mayra Vargas, Sports Editor February 29, 2024

As the time comes for this year's 2024 prom, that also means that seniors find out whether or not they are eligible to attend. After coming back from winter break, many seniors were upset because they...

Pineapple pizza (photo: Creative Commons)

Pineapple on Pizza: “Yes!” or “No!”

William Del Toro, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

The debate over whether pineapple should be a topping on pizza has been a long-standing topic of discussion among pizza enthusiasts. Pineapple as a pizza topping is a divisive issue, with strong opinions...

The 2023 Annual Birmingham Chess Championship Tournament

Zachary Ignacio, Staff Writer December 11, 2023

Birmingham Community Charter High School's Chess Club had a busy two weeks in which the club held the annual schoolwide chess championship tournament from October 3 through October 12. Forty-six students...

The Senior Sunrise at the Birmingham soccer field September 29, 2023. (Clockwise from the top: Joaldi Diaz, Roger Arevalo, Andrew Aguirre, Alexis Ramirez, Kenneth Luquin, David Hernandez)

Cloudy Senior Sunrise Did Not Meet Senior Expectations

Mayra Vargas, Sports Editor November 27, 2023

Although many seniors here at Birmingham were excited about Senior Sunrise, many had different opinions about the event. The event happened on Friday, September 29 and many seniors complained about the...

The Music Appreciation Club is scouting for new members. (photo: Zachary Ignacio (11))

Enthusiastic Lunchtime Crowds Make 2023 Birmingham Club Rush A Success

Zachary Ignacio, Staff Writer October 16, 2023

Birmingham hosts a day each semester when all clubs gather at the quad, allowing students to join them and learn about their clubs. At the event, each club had a table where they displayed information...

Google search showing what jobs and positions are available at different San Fernando Valley companies. (photo: Ingrid Flamenco (12))

Current SF Valley Job Openings for Patriot Seniors

Ingrid Flamenco, Editor-In-Chief October 10, 2023

Everything starts to get a lot more expensive during senior year and seniors have to worry about spending a lot of money on dance tickets, senior photos, cap and gowns, class shirts, class rings, yearbooks,...

Mr. Sirr, Birminghams new enthusiastic economics teacher.
(photo: Hannah Bivins (12))

Meet Birmingham’s New Economics Teacher, Mr. Sirr!

Hannah Bivins, Student Life Editor October 4, 2023

Economics plays an important role in every job or business. It is a very helpful skill that can get us through life and it is very important--not only in business, but in every aspect of living. We use...

High School Dating on a Budget

Daniel Gomez, Opinion Editor June 8, 2023

As high schoolers navigate the world of dating, many struggle with the challenge of finding affordable and fun date ideas. With limited budgets, expensive restaurant dinners and movie theater tickets may...

Exciting BCCHS Senior Summer Vacation Plans

Maria Gonzalez, Website Editor May 30, 2023

As the 2023 school year ends, seniors are starting to unwind, prepare for summer, and plans are filling their heads. There are so many exciting things to do in the summer, and the plans are endless because...

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