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

Baseball spring training allows new players a chance to compete for new positions.

2019 MLB Spring Training Opening

Jose Rivera, Staff Writer February 28, 2019

In Major League Baseball (MLB), Spring Training is a series of practices and exhibition games preceding the start of the regular season. It allows new players to tryout for roster and position spots. Spring...

Uber scooters cost $1 per ride to start plus mileage fees

Electric Scooters are Expanding Everywhere

Jose Rivera, Staff Writer February 26, 2019

No matter which scooter you ride--whether it is electric or non-electric, whether you're 5 or 30 years old--everyone has the right to be scooting. The city of Los Angeles has accepted applications from...

The White House was closed and Congress shut down during the recent political turmoil in Washington.

Government Shutdown Results in Catastrophic Turmoil

Lisset Saavedra, Monserrat Carrasco, and Hadaasa Nae February 22, 2019

The U.S. Government shutdown started on December 22, 2018. The thirty-five day shutdown has been recorded as the longest shutdown in Congress since 1955, which then lasted 27 days. It all began with...

Dragonball Super Broly movie poster.

Broly Rages His Way into Theaters with a New Dragonball Movie

Joshua Campos, Staff Writer February 20, 2019

Broly, a fan favorite non-canon Dragonball Z character has made his way into a fourth movie. Although, with this movie being a reboot of Broly, (now making him canon), this film ties him officially...

That Gillette Toxic Masculinity Commercial

That Gillette “Toxic Masculinity” Commercial

Phillip Lemus, Staff Writer February 15, 2019

It's okay to want to shave. Sure, it's true that men shave more often than women, and it feels self-assuring to be fresh every now and then. There are many varieties of razors to choose from, so maybe...

Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith, Alicia Keys. Michelle Obama and Jenifer Lopez opening the show

Women Take Center Stage At The 2019 Grammys

Lisset Saavedra, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 15, 2019

After the hashtag, #GrammysSoMale, trended last year at the 2018 Grammy Awards with only one female singer winning a major category, Alessia Cara, taking home best new artist. People feared this was how...

Advertisement for Valentine gram

Animation and Culinary Clubs Present Valentine Gram Sale

Lisset Saavedra and Hadaasa Nae February 7, 2019

Happy Valentine's Day Patriots! The Animation Club and the Culinary Club have come together to help students celebrate this special day by selling Valentine Grams. This is another collaboration from both...

The new prices and dates regarding the Winter Formal dance.

2019 BCCHS Winter Formal Preview

Gissel Garcia and Isamar Torres February 5, 2019

Last year has come to an end, and we have recently embraced the start of the second semester of school. That means we now have an upcoming and highly-anticipated school event--the winter formal dance. Our...

Cyntoia Brown at court on January 7, 2019, the date she was granted clemency.

Cyntoia Brown is Granted Clemency by Tennessee Govenor

Lisbet Hernandez, Staff Writer February 1, 2019

Cyntoia Brown is a 30 year old woman that has served 15 years of her life sentence. Brown was only 16 years old when she was convicted for the murder of Johnny Allen. Cyntoia was living in a motel...

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