2021-2022 Staff

Jade Baxendale
Editor-in-Chief

Jade Baxendale

Jade Baxendale is a junior at Birmingham Community Charter High School and the editor-in-chief of The Patriot Post. At school, she is part of the AP Capstone program and is captain of the school's color guard. She's also a part-time...

Emely Lazo
Managing Editor

Emely Lazo

Emely Lazo is a 17-year-old who attends Birmingham Charter. She's been enrolled since freshmen year and has learned many new experiences. She is a Latina; her parents are from El Salvador and they came to California to have thei...

Maryssa Rodriguez
Opinion Editor

Maryssa Rodriguez

Maryssa Rodriguez is a 15-year-old sophomore at Birmingham Community Charter High School. She just transferred to BCCHS from Lake Havasu High School in Arizona. The move was tremendous but she is happy to be here. At her old school,...

Genivive Chavez
Student Life Editor

Genivive Chavez

Genivive Chavez is a 15-year-old junior who has been at Birmingham since her freshman year. She was born in Hollywood Ca on October 10th, 2005. Her favorite food is pasta and her favorite type of food is Italian food. She also...

Michael Ochoa
Sports Editor

Michael Ochoa

Michael Ochoa is a senior at Birmingham Community Charter High School. He has attended Birmingham since his Freshman year. He wants to become a sports analyst/journalist when he grows up. He is a huge Dallas Cowboys, Los ...

Darlene Fuentes-Catalan
Arts & Entertainment Editor

Darlene Fuentes-Catalan

Darlene Fuentes-Catalan is a 17-year-old senior at Birmingham Community Charter High School. Darlene has worked as an election worker in the November 3, 2020, general election. She was accepted into the Girls Who Code Summer ...

Eryn Weaver
Front Page/News Editor

Eryn Weaver

Eryn Weaver is a 17-year-old senior who attends Birmingham Community Charter High School. She has been enrolled at this school since the beginning of the second semester of her freshman year. She spent her first semester in Alabama,...

Ireri Torres
Staff Writer

Ireri Torres

Ireri Torres is a 17-year old senior at Birmingham Charter High School. Ireri's high school experience has consisted of moving schools three times throughout her high school years. The first high school she attended was Cesar...

Scott Hoff
Staff Writer

Scott Hoff

Scott Hoff is a 17-year-old male that attends Birmingham Community Charter High School. He enjoys working hard in the gym and staying active. He takes the gym very seriously with his eyes on the prize. Eating unhealthy food is...

Trent Paulino
Staff Writer

Trent Paulino

Trent is a sixteen-year-old senior at Birmingham Community Charter High school. Throughout his freshman and sophomore years, he was on the wrestling team along with his older brother Lance. A lot of teachers and friends of Lanc...

Sara Gutierrez
Staff Writer

Sara Gutierrez

Sara Gutierrez is a sophomore at Birmingham Community Charter High School. She is involved in lots of sports at Birmingham such as cheer, basketball, and softball. She's been playing softball since she was in 5th grade on a travel...

Katherine Villasenor
Staff Writer

Katherine Villasenor

Katherine Villasenor is a 16-year-old senior here at Birmingham High School. She was born and raised in Los Angeles. Katherine enjoys listening to music and hanging out with friends. She is very outgoing in that she always loves...

Yoloxin Tapia Melena
Staff Writer

Yoloxin Tapia Melena

Yoloxin Tapia is a sophomore at Birmingham Community Charter High School. She has been at this school since her freshmen year. She enjoys going to the mall every weekend and loves to read books. Yoloxin is the biggest fan of Shawn...

Randy Roque
Staff Writer

Randy Roque

Randy Roque is a 14-year-old sophomore who goes to Birmingham Community Charter High School. He is the youngest out of his 4 siblings. He has 3 sisters and 1 brother. His favorite food is Thai food and he loves pad see ew. He...

Valerie Rodriguez
Staff Writer

Valerie Rodriguez

Valerie Rodriguez is a 17-year-old senior attending Birmingham Community Charter High School. She was born here in California with an inspiring dream. Her parents are from Mexico City and she has two younger sisters, one of which...

Ashley Piedra
Staff Writer

Ashley Piedra

Ashley Piedra is a 15-year-old sophomore at BCCHS. She's been into photography for a while and she wants to have her own photography business. Ashley is pretty shy at first but can be outgoing. Some of her hobbies are gymnastics,...

Jimena Palomo
Staff Writer

Jimena Palomo

Jimena Palomo is a 14-year-old sophomore attending Birmingham Community Charter High School. She has been attending this school since her freshman year. She enjoys spending time with her family as they have always been one of...

Rhodes Ngabirano
Staff Writer

Rhodes Ngabirano

Rhodes Ngabirano is a 15-year-old junior at Birmingham Community Charter High School. She has attended Birmingham since her freshman year. She's a Libra sun, Libra moon, and Aries rising. She has four siblings: three brothers...

Sarai Menjivar
Staff Writer

Sarai Menjivar

Sarai Menjivar is a 17-year-old senior at Birmingham Community Charter High School. She is trying to make the best of her senior year during a worldwide pandemic. She is also part of the yearbook comity. You will see her around...

Trinity Herring
Staff Writer

Trinity Herring

Trinity is a senior at Birmingham Community Charter High School. She's attended Birmingham for the last 3 years and plans to finish out there. She's excited to be back in person for school since she couldn't for the last year...

Ne’Veah Hartzog
Staff Writer

Ne’Veah Hartzog

Ne'Veah (nuh-vay-uh) Hartzog is a junior at Birmingham who attended CHAMPS charter high school for her first two years before deciding to transfer for her last two years of high school. Growing up, she always loved singing...

Daniel Espinoza
Staff Writer

Daniel Espinoza

Daniel Espinoza is a 16-year-old junior who attends Birmingham Community Charter High School. He's attended Birmingham since his freshman year. He was born in Honduras, Tegucigalpa and lived in Honduras, San Pedro Sula for the...

Alejandra Dominguez
Staff Writer

Alejandra Dominguez

Alejandra Dominguez is a 16-year-old junior at Birmingham Community Charter High school. She is commonly known as Ale. She is always hanging out with her friends and you can always find her goofing around laughing for no apparent...

Michael De La Rosa
Staff Writer

Michael De La Rosa

Michael De La Rosa is a 17-year-old senior at Birmingham Community Charter High School. Spending his first two years as a trombone player for the Birmingham Patriot Marching Band, he's decided to take it easy for his last year...

Alex Caicedo
Staff Writer

Alex Caicedo

Alex Caicedo is a junior at Birmingham Community Charter High School. He has been attending Birmingham since freshman year. He is a 17-year-old male who was born in Ecuador and grew up playing soccer at his home country. He grew up...

Adelina Monique Alcaraz
Staff Writer

Adelina Monique Alcaraz

Adelina is currently a 15-year-old sophomore who attends Birmingham. This is really her first year on campus because her whole freshman year was spent in the comfort of her bedroom and behind a computer screen. Basically, this...

Anthony Acevedo
Staff Writer

Anthony Acevedo

Anthony Acevedo is a 17-year-old senior who attends Birmingham Community Charter High School. Anthony is someone with very few interests but the things he is interested in he is very passionate about. His interests include things...

Raymond Castro
Staff Writer

Raymond Castro

Raymond Castro is a 14-year-old freshman and who attends Birmingham Community Charter High School. He is a freshman who is excited to be in high school and is always doing extra work whenever available. He is usually with his...

Daniel Cortez
Staff Writer

Daniel Cortez

Daniel Cortez is a 15-year-old sophomore at Birmingham High School. His hobbies are listening to music, collecting vinyl, reading, and playing video games. Daniel is smart, trustworthy, and the nicest person you'll ever know....

Mr.Hughes
Journalism Adviser

Mr. Stephen Hughes

Mr. Stephen Hughes is the Journalism instructor at BCCHS.  He teaches English 9, English 10, American Literature, and ERWC (English 12). Mr. Hughes sponsors the BCCHS Chess Club, which meets in room E-29 at lunch on Tuesdays...

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