Hollywood-Themed Winter Formal Dance

Hollywood-Themed Winter Formal Dance

Lisset Saavedra, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The Winter Formal Dance will be held on Saturday, Feburary 10th in the BCCHS main gym from 7-11 p.m. This year's theme for the Winter Formal Dance will feature the elegance of Hollywood. There will a red carpet rolled out, lights everywhere  and a Hollywood sign to fit the aesthetic. This exhilarating...

Working High School Students Have an Advantage

Working High School Students Have an Advantage

Camron Graham, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Many people today say that kids are in a rush to grow up, that they should enjoy being kids and not try to get jobs so soon. Having a steady source of income during your high school years can help build responsibility and pay for school events that parents might not be able to pay for. This is es...

College is Not for Everyone

College is Not for Everyone

Stacy Sandoval, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Often times teens are put under pressure to attend college, especially juniors and seniors, but not all students want to or decide to go to college. College is expensive and it doesn't matter if you're rich or poor because it'll still be expensive. Some students get scholarships and financial aid...

Spanish TV: New Seasons & Shows

Spanish TV: New Seasons & Shows

Desiree Hernandez, News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The are so many popular Spanish tv shows you can watch, like El Chapo, El Señor de los Cielos, Mariposa de Barrio, Reina del Sur, La Usurpadora and more.  Many still haven't watched the second season of El Chapo. Based on the real-life of the Mexican drug lord named Joaquín Guzmán, also known as El ...

2017-2018 Women’s Basketball Team Assemble A Bigger Season

2017-2018 Women’s Basketball Team Assemble A Bigger Season

Hadaasa Nae and Ruby Castillo

January 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

“EAT, SLEEP, BALL, REPEAT." A motto familiar to our Birmingham Women's Basketball team. They had a great season last year, and are now preparing for a bigger and better year. The women of Birmingham have improved since we last saw them. Now they are ready to show off their winning skills. &n...

Helen Rivera

Helen Rivera

January 25, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Helen Rivera transferred from Robert Fulton College Preparation High School to Birmingham Community Charter High School her sophomore year. She takes part as a staff writer for the Patriot Post. Helen chose to transfer because her old high school was not offering enough opportunities for her to enjoy...

Lisset Saavedra

Lisset Saavedra

January 25, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Lisset Saavedra is 15 and a sophomore at Birmingham. She has always been interested in literature, focusing on poems, reading and writing. She discovered a more in-depth love for literature from her past English teachers, and this made learning literature enjoyable for her. She indulges in any genre...

Bryce Gage

Bryce Gage

January 25, 2018


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Bryce Gage is a 17 year old in the eleventh grade and a new student to Birmingham Community Charter High School. During his freshman year of high school, he attended Notre Dame Sherman Oaks, and for his sophomore year, he attended Daniel Pearl Journalism Magnet High School. He chose to come to Birmingham...

The Myth of a High GPA

The Myth of a High GPA

Isamar Torres and Adrian Vasquez

January 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

 GPA: how do three words affect and control what we are going to do with our future? A grade point average is the total count of a student’s grades throughout a set period of time which is averaged and converted into points. The points can vary depending on the school’s grading system. Birmin...

Should Prom only be for Seniors?

Should Prom only be for Seniors?

Jonathan Vicente, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The PROM! The dance we have all been waiting for. The dance of the year! A night to remember! But wait, is the prom only be for seniors? Many people think so, but they would be wrong. Most people go to prom during their senior year, but not all the people at the prom are seniors. The people going to...

Camron Graham

Camron Graham

January 23, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Camron Graham is a 17 year old student at Birmingham. He has always had a love for writing instilled in him by his family. He's not quite sure what he wants to do with his life quite yet. He yearns for travel and wishes to write about all he places he dreams of visiting in the future. He can often...

BCCHS Student Poems

Karina Ruvalcaba, Creative Arts Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Creative Writing

Mirror, Mirror By Nataly Rojo Get close. Get a little closer. Now, look at yourself in the mirror and tell me what you see. Is that a sad, lonely person? Or is it a happy person? I hope what you perceive is what you have always wanted to be. I hope you see someone who wakes up...

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