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

The standards of which a womans body are supposed to look like have changed rapidly through time.

The Ever-changing “Perfect” Female Body

Jenessa Henderson and Debbie Lawhead October 29, 2019

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder". This quote has been preached for years upon years, yet the real history of beauty proves otherwise. With beauty trends always changing and being reinvented, the...

Lenovo N23 Chromebook

Chromebooks – What Do BCCHS Students Think of Them?

Stephanie Tran, Website Editor October 29, 2019

A new school year, a new change. For Birmingham Charter students, this change came in the form of Chromebooks - one for every single student on campus. Initially given only to the graduating class of 2022...

Tiger and three small cubs fiercely looking at the camera.

Endangered Animals Need Protection

Rosana Sanchez-Zorrilla, Staff Writer October 23, 2019

An endangered species is an animal or plant that's considered at risk of extinction. The majority of extinctions are caused by natural conditions, but recently, the increase in animal endangerment is caused...

The difference between the Switch and the Lite

Switch Lite Vs Nintendo Switch?

Reign Cruz, Staff Writer October 23, 2019

 The Switch Lite is a smaller and lighter version of the Nintendo Switch. The Lite is a gaming console version that's for handheld only. It comes in three different colors: yellow, turquoise, and...

Didnt live up to its hype, this particular Aladdin reboot.

Disney Live Action Remakes: Hmmm

Phillip Lemus, Opinion Editor October 21, 2019

During the 21st century, more Disney-animated movies have been remade on the big screen with re-vocalized actors and more computer-generated characters, and this recent trend is both troubling and odd. June...

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...

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...

Rebecca Castillo, Eric Marcos, and Divialin Lucero representing their club Cirlce of Friends.

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...

Children wearing backpacks at school

Bulletproof Backpacks: New Trend at School?

Lizeth Santiago, Staff Writer October 17, 2019

Events of school shootings in the United States have increased dramatically, leaving parents worried for their children’s safety. Parents are questioning if they should really send their children to...

Still from It: Chapter 2 (Warner Bros Studios)

It: Chapter Two

Melissa Vasquez, Staff Writer October 17, 2019

Peanuts, cotton candy, hotdogs  and... POPCORN! It: Chapter Two has been the talk of the town and fans have been going crazy over It: Chapter Two premiered on September 6, 2019. It is a supernatural...

A young student frustrated with too much homework

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...

Metro busses operating downtown

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...

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