2020-2021 Staff

Isabella Barba

Managing Editor

Vivian Barba, better known as Isabella Barba, is a senior at Birmingham Community Charter High School. She was born in Quito, Ecuador but immigrated to the United States when she was 9-years-old. Although she didn’t spea...

Sarah Ruano

Opinion Editor

Sarah Ruano is a 17-year-old senior who attends Birmingham Community Charter High School. She was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley by her single mother who taught her the fundamentals of living a happy life. Rua...

Jesyca Santacruz

Student Life Editor

Jesyca Santacruz, nicknamed Jes and Jesy, is a 16-year-old junior at Birmingham Community Charter High School. She is the social butterfly of her group and enjoys meeting new people. Some of her hobbies include reading manga, ...

Jan Castillo

Sports Editor

Jan Castillo is a senior at Birmingham Charter Community High School. He is 17 years old and he loves playing basketball, playing video games, and hanging out with his friends. He also loves binge-watching comedy shows and anime. His fav...

Destiney Crumpton

Senior Columnist

Destiney Crumpton better known as “Desy” is a senior attending Birmingham Community Charter High School. She’s been attending BCCHS since her freshman year. She is originally from the South, a little town in Mississippi, b...

Octavio Molina

Staff Writer

Octavio Molina is a 16-year-old junior attending Birmingham Charter High School. He was born in the United States but both his parents are from Michoacán, Mexico. When he started school, he didn't know English because he only spok...

Andrea Carrillo

Staff Writer

Andrea Carrillo is a 16-year-old junior, who attends Birmingham Community Charter High School. She was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley in Van Nuys, but she has also lived in Arizona for two years. The only reason she ...

Andy Meza Jimenez

Staff Writer

Andy Meza is a 17-year-old senior at Birmingham Community Charter High School. He is a very hard worker and has had a lot of challenges in his life that made him who he is now. He is very motivated to prove wrong the people who d...

Joshua Trujillo

Staff Writer

Joshua Trujillo is a 17-year-old senior who attends Birmingham community charter high school. Joshua is a very active and fun teen to be around. He is very active outside of school activities. Joshua attends Jiu-Jitsu and judo clas...

Mr. Stephen Hughes

Journalism Advisor

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...

Emely Contreras

Arts and Entertainment Editor

Emely Contreras is a 17-year-old senior who attends BCCHS. She’s determined in her craft and always looks for other ways to succeed. Her favorite hobbies include reading, drawing, and writing short stories. She’s currentl...

Reign Cruz

Front Page Editor

  Reign Cruz is a sixteen- soon to be a seventeen-year-old senior attending Birmingham Community Charter High School. She was born in the Philippines and moved to America when she was three. At the moment, her favorite cla...

Jenessa Henderson

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Jenessa is a 17 year old senior attending Birmingham Community Charter High School. She has been a writer for the Patriot Post for three years now. She tries to be involved in as many activities at school that she can, including...

Debbie Lawhead

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Debbie is a senior at BCCHS. She is the Co-Editor-in-Chief for The Patriot Post. As a student, she is very invested in her school work and cares about her academic wellbeing. She is in AP Lit to help widen her knowledge of no...

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