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

Ed Sheeran performing The A-Team. (photo: Andrew Aguirre (12))

Ed Sheeran Gains Most Attendance at Event in SoFi History

Andrew Aguirre and Alexander Rico October 30, 2023

   As many of us might know, Ed Sheeran is no stranger to success. Sheeran's career as a musical artist started in 2005, and as of today, Sheeran has about 77.4 million monthly listeners on Spotify....

Getting ready for soccer practice on the pitch (photo: Alexander Rico(11))

Messi Brings Excitement, Fans, and a Championship To Inter Miami

Andrew Aguirre, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

There were talks for weeks and weeks after professional soccer player Lionel Messi said he would not be returning to Paris Saint-German. The sports media was in a frenzy as fans began anticipating Messi's...

Mr. Davis listening to his former students during the tribute in his honor. (photo: Ingrid Flamenco(12))

Larry Davis, Former BCCHS Math Teacher, Honored by Over 100 Past Students

Ingrid Flamenco, Editor-In-Cheif October 26, 2023

Larry Davis is a retired math teacher who taught at Birmingham for 33 years. Before becoming a teacher, he served in the U.S. Army for two years. Afrter serving and while teaching, Davis traveled all over...

Houses destroyed in Mauis wildfires (photo: Wikimedia commons)

Wildfire Destruction in Maui a Direct Result of Climate Change

William Del Toro, Staff Writer October 26, 2023

The cause of wildfires in Maui, like any other wildfires, was influenced by various factors, including climate change. Climate change can contribute to the occurrence and severity of wildfires through...

Peyton Waters, Star Wide Receiver, Leading BCCHS Football Team to CIF City Playoffs

Zachary Ignacio, Staff Writer October 24, 2023

With 13 official university acceptance offers to consider, Birmingham senior Peyton Waters has made a major decision to attend the University of Washington and join the #5 ranked undefeated Huskies football...

Stop It app by Stopitsolution.com 
(photo: Brianna Alvarado (11))

The STOP IT App Works at BCCHS to Help Keep Students and our Campus Safe

Brianna Alvarado, Staff Writer October 16, 2023

Does the app Stop It really work?  Stop It is an app that was created to help schools be safe places for students, teachers, and staff. Stop It is used to anonymously report inappropriate actions that...

The Music Appreciation Club is scouting for new members. (photo: Zachary Ignacio (11))

Enthusiastic Lunchtime Crowds Make 2023 Birmingham Club Rush A Success

Zachary Ignacio, Staff Writer October 16, 2023

Birmingham hosts a day each semester when all clubs gather at the quad, allowing students to join them and learn about their clubs. At the event, each club had a table where they displayed information...

Arctic Monkeys performing at the KIA Forum on October 1, 2023 (photo: Kevin Vicente (12))

Arctic Monkeys Amaze Fans at the KIA Forum

Kevin Vicente, Staff Writer October 12, 2023

The well-known English rock band Arctic Monkeys was a hit at the KIA Forum on September 29, 30, and October 1.  The hyped Irish indie band Fontaines D.C. opened the show for the Arctic Monkeys. The fans...

Golf team practicing  at Van Nuys Golf Courts(photo: Richard DeFranzo BCCHS Teacher)

Mr. Richard DeFronzo is the New Boys and Girls Golf Coach

Mayra Vargas, Sports Editor October 10, 2023

Mr. Richard DeFronzo, a long-time Birmingham social studies teacher, has taken on the additional role of being the boys and girls golf coach. DeFronzo has taught at Birmingham for the last 15 years, teaching...

Google search showing what jobs and positions are available at different San Fernando Valley companies. (photo: Ingrid Flamenco (12))

Current SF Valley Job Openings for Patriot Seniors

Ingrid Flamenco, Editor-In-Chief October 10, 2023

Everything starts to get a lot more expensive during senior year and seniors have to worry about spending a lot of money on dance tickets, senior photos, cap and gowns, class shirts, class rings, yearbooks,...

New ASB advisor Ms. Caitlyn Knudtsen

BCCHS’ New ASB Advisor, Ms. Caitlyn Knudtsen

Cristina Medina, Staff Writer October 6, 2023

Fun spirit weeks, exciting pep rallies, and school dances are all here at BCCHS thanks to the ASB team. ASB uses the resources of all their staff including the ASB advisor to progress. The ASB advisor...

BCCHS junior punt returner Prince Gentle returns a punt against Sherman Oaks Notre Dame during an away game on August 25, 2023. (photo: Thyrone Brown (12))

BCCHS Varsity Football Dominates Granada Hills 31-0 After Returning From Texas Trip

Thyrone Brown, Sports Editor October 4, 2023

Birmingham’s varsity football team returned home from their trip to Texas after a tough loss to Steele High School 49-7, one of the top-ranked teams in the state. Overall, Birmingham has had a strong...

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