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

Laker fans devastated after Kobes death

NBA World Mourning Kobe Bryant’s Death

Michael Ochoa, Staff Writer February 27, 2020

The NBA as a whole is still devastated over the death of the legend Kobe Bryant. Bryant was killed along with his daughter Gianna, and seven others in a helicopter crash in Calabasas while on their way...

Royal Rumble 2020 Astounds the WWE World

Royal Rumble 2020 Astounds the WWE World

Ruth Aguilar, Staff Writer February 27, 2020

WWE kicked off 2020 with an incredible Sunday night on January 26, by delivering its thirty-third annual Royal Rumble pay-per- view, that sent shockwaves through the crowd at Minute Maid Park in Houston,...

Conflict erupting between The United States an Iran

United States and Iran Conflict Escalates with Military Strikes

Jeselyn Merino, Staff Writer February 27, 2020

President Donald  Trump and the Iranian leaders have threatened each other multiple times recently. It began when President Trump ordered an airstrike to kill Maj. General. Qassim Suleimani on Friday,...

The popularity of streaming services grows among TV-watchers

Streaming Services Threaten Cable TV

Stephanie Tran, Website Editor February 27, 2020

Nowadays, the power of the internet has taken over the world. The internet's influence is more vast than we think, and one example lies in a casual source of everyday entertainment - television. Ten years...

People Watching the Super Bowl

Top Five Super Bowl Commercials of 2020

Nicholas Melendez and Rosana Sanchez-Zorrilla February 27, 2020

On February 2nd, 2020, Super Bowl LIV premiered, raking in 99.9 million viewers that all tuned in to watch the beloved American sport of football. The Super Bowl is one of the biggest televised events...

The official logo for Project Pop Drop, the organization Birmingnham is collaborating with

There’s Still Time to Contribute To Project Pop Drop!

Jenessa Henderson, Managing Editor February 27, 2020

Birmingham is currently undergoing its first collaboration with Project Prop Drop, a philanthropy organization that "deliver(s) food, clothing, medical supplies, beauty products, toys electronics etc.,...

Erik Chopin lost a lot weight on the Biggest Loser show in 2006.

Obesity Problem In the U.S. Affects Parents and Children

Steven Alvarado, Staff Writer February 25, 2020

The United States is one of the countries with an obesity problem. Too many Americans are eating a lot of junk of food.  The most common fast food restaurants are McDonald's, Burger King, and KFC (Kentucky...

The Downside and Upside of 5G vs. 4G

The Downside and Upside of 5G vs. 4G

Steven Mazariegos, Staff Writer February 25, 2020

Everyone is now talking about 5G and how it is the blazing fast data connection compared to 4G. Here is what you don't know about 5G yet: it is extremely fast but the the radio frequency is harmful to...

Bustopher Jones, played by James Corden, standing front and center with other cats in the back.

The Failure That is “Cats” the Movie

Nathalie Ceja Gomez, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 25, 2020

Cats, the 2019 movie made at no one’s request and rejected by the internet, has met critical and financial failure.  The movie, based on the iconic (or infamous) 1980 musical of the same name, was released...

Kobe Bryants Influence on BCCHS Students

Kobe Bryant’s Influence on BCCHS Students

Sophia Antillon, Staff Writer February 25, 2020

We can all agree that NBA legend Kobe Bryant's death was a very tragic and unexpected event. Kobe Bryant was a professional basketball player, a shooting guard who played his entire 20-season career in...

Tesla drivers are caught falling asleep due to the dependency of the autopilot feature.

Tesla Drivers “Sleeping at the Wheel” During Autopilot

Karina Gonzalez, Website Editor February 21, 2020

We've all heard of the famous futuristic cars, known as Tesla. Tesla has featured cars jam-packed with the latest most modern technology. One major feature includes the huge tablet screen which demonstrates...

girl protesting in favor of protecting the NEA

The Importance of Art Programs in Schools

Debbie Lawhead, Creative Arts Editor February 14, 2020

Typically, you know a school for its sports programs, but what about the arts? They enhance our lives and give students opportunities in the performing arts field after high school. It's common nowadays...

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