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

Elsa embracing and using her ice powers.

Frozen II: A Perfect Disney Sequel!

Sofia Lemus, Student Life Editor January 31, 2020

(No spoilers in this review!) The movie that had people counting down the days until it got released is here! The first Frozen was released in back in 2013 and after six long years, Frozen II finally...

A man paddles his canoe in a flooded St. Marks Square in Venice, Italy

Venice, Most Iconic City in Italy, Is Sinking

Jeselyn Merino, Staff Writer January 31, 2020

The city that everyone thinks about when they hear "Italy" is a floating city known as Venice, which is currently under water. On November 13, 2019, the water levels rose as high as up to six feet causing...

A kangaroo fleeing past a burning home in New South Wales, Australia. Photo taken during the day on New Year’s Eve.

Australia Is Going Up In Flames!

Rosana Sanchez-Zorrilla, Staff Writer January 31, 2020

In September of 2019, Australia faced—and continues to face— its largest and deadliest conflagration of brushfires with at least 200 fires burning.  During the summer, there is a long fire season...

A dog recovering at the vet.

Should All Pet Owners Consider Pet Insurance?

Elizabeth Rivera, Staff Writer January 29, 2020

Pet insurance has it's pros and cons and that will help us decide if it's worth considering pet insurance. Pet owners know that a pet is part of the family and that many would do anything for them. But...

The New Pokemon Titles

Pokemon Sword and Shield Offers Amazing Gameplay

Nicholas Melendez, Staff Writer January 29, 2020

Pokémon Sword and Shield are the latest titles in the main series of Pokémon games. These Pokémon games can be played in the hybrid console Nintendo Switch, making it the first main series of games...

Vanessa and Austin at a premiere.

Vanessa Hudgens Now Broken Up with Austin Butler

Daniel Luna, Staff Writer January 29, 2020

After a long nine years Vanessa Hudges, a former Disney Channel star, and Austin Butler a actor/model, have separated. They reportedly broke up due to the fact that they are busy with their acting schedules,...

This image represents all the broken hearts of many Californians as each fire season arrives and damage is done.

California Wildfires Spread Devastation

Lisbet Hernandez, Front Page Editor January 27, 2020

Every year California experiences a fire season and  it's currently the 2019 fire season. Once the fires start occurring, it's a vulnerable time for Californians because, as we all learned from last year's...

A shining Christian cross in the heavens

God Exists for Teenagers; Does He Exist for Everyone?

Steven Alvarado, Staff Writer January 27, 2020

Religion is important for those who believe in god. The faithful pray for things such as their sins to be forgiven, getting a great life, or a better future. When you die, I believe you will go to heaven...

Buttons representing the two major parties and encouraging people to vote

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...

Days Gone game cover

Days Gone Video Game Features Post Apocalyptic Survival Skills

Ruth Aguilar, Staff Writer January 23, 2020

Days Gone is an action-adventure survival horror video game developed by SIE Bend Studio and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 4 on April 26, 2019. The game is set in a post-apocalyptic...

Album cover for Fine Line.

Harry Styles Announces New Album in a New Way

Nathalie Ceja Gomez, Arts and Entertainment Editor January 23, 2020

After two years of not releasing any new music, Harry Styles recently announced that on December 13, 2019, his new album, Fine Line, will be released. The former One Direction member released his first...

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