2015-2016 Staff

Hadaasa Nae

Hadaasa is a senior at Birmingham Community Charter High School. Her hobbies include: reading, binge watching YouTube, and writing about the latest news. This Hadaasa's second year as Editors-in-Chief for the school online newspaper,...

Marie E. Rodriguez

Marie is an enthusiastic, aspiring writer who enjoys going on assignment and interviewing. She is a senior at BCCHS.  Reading and writing are two of her  favorite hobbies. She looks to reading for pleasure while she writes...

Katherine Oyebobola

Katherine Oyebobola, is currently a senior at BCCHS. Her nickname around school is Kat. She is a Capricorn with a passion for fashion, loves to write, and never lets up an opportunity to explore. She loves to hang out with friends....

Alyssa Macias

Alyssa Macias is currently a senior at Birmingham. This is her second year as part of The Patriot Post staff and she just as excited as she was on the first day. While Alyssa loves quiet days that she spends home alone reading,...

Jenny Cubas

Jenny Cubas is the Front News Editor in the Patriot Post. She spends her time joining as many clubs as possible and helping out her school, she is currently in yearbook, journalism, CAL Senate, Knights and Ladies, Psychology Club,...

Maariyah Ford

Maariyah Ford is a girl who loves to dance and draw. She's learning how to play the guitar and violin. She also has an obsession for the moon. Maariyah chose to be the opinion editor because she felt a connection to it.  She...

Kristine Medina

Kristine Medina is currently a senior at BCCHS. She is on the cheer team this year at Birmingham as well as an all-star team outside of school. During her free time she likes to spend time with her friends, go swimming, or be...

Jack Freeman

Jack Freeman is a senior  who is in the CAL Academy. Jack is a fire cadet for the Los Angeles Fire Department. He has been a fire cadet for one year and wants to become an EMT and then go to school to become a registered nurse....

Joselyn Argueta

Joselyn Argueta is a 16 year old who loves to read and write . Currently her favorite book is The Cellar by Natasha Preston . She loves to help and is recently volunteering at the Animal Shelter and she is strongly  agains...

Samuel Gerstein

Sam Gerstein is currently a senior at BCCHS, and the Arts & Entertainment editor for the Patriot Post. Sam is a person who likes to push himself by taking AP courses as well as participating in editing Birmingham's Literary...

Trinity Cummings

Trinity Cummings is a junior in BCCHS, and she enjoys photography, mixology and psychology. In her free time she enjoys walking on the beach, reading, and hanging out with her best friend, Yara Saldana. For entertainment, Trinity...

Clarissa Guardado

Clarissa Guardado is a junior, in the CAL Academy at BCCHS, who enjoys writing. She has been in the BCCHS Marching Band since her freshman year and loves performing for others. Her favorite color is black, and she is obsessed...

Nina Hovanesian

Nina Hovanesian is currently a Junior at BCCHS.  She enjoys writing perplexing stories, watching old movies and playing softball. Some of her favorite TV shows include, Grey's Anatomy, Portlandia, and Criminal Minds. Nina...

Ranulfo Martinez

Ranulfo is a junior at BCCHS who enjoys watching movies, reading books, and listening to music. His favorite film is Taxi Driver. His favorite book is 1984 by George Orwell. His favorite musician is David Bowie.  He can often be...

Ilene Mata

Ilene Mata is a junior at BCCHS. Her zodiac sign is Pisces and she is very kind and has many hobbies you would not expect her to have. She likes to write poetry, read, and skate on her free time. She enjoys listening to music...

Michelle Suarez

Michelle Suarez is a very loving and caring girl. Michelle is currently on the Birmingham Community Charter High School Color Guard Team. She is very humorous and outgoing. Michelle loves helping others, so she is considering...

Brayan Tenas

Brayan Tenas is a 16 year old

Emely Vasquez

Emely Vasquez is a junior at BCCHS. She is a very self-motivated  and determined person. She is hard working and hopes to get straight 'A's by the end of the year. She loves to learn new things and work with others. Emely loves...

Alexandria Velis

Alexandria is currently a Senior at BCCHS who enjoys running, studying, psychology, comics books, and reading. Her favorite books are All the Bright Places, and The Great Gatsby. When she's not spending her time reading, Alexandria...

Tyeson Williams

Tyson Williams is currently a senior at BCCHS and is trying to make his last year in high school as much fun as possible. Becoming one of the hardest working journalists on The Patriot Post Staff is his goal. Tyson's hobbies are...

Jaymee Boyd

Jaymee is a freshman at BCCHS.  She is the treasurer for the Journalism Club. She is an aspiring dancer that loves ballet and is on Patriots' Dance Team. Her favorite hobbies are dance, reading, and writing. She loves spending...

Cosette Ramirez

Cosette is currently a freshman at BCCHS. She very much enjoys writing short stories, mainly about her travels. She is #21 libero on the volleyball team here at BCCHS. She has been playing volleyball for four years now. She has...

Sarah Sencio

Sarah Sencio is a freshman at BCCHS and a staff reporter for The Patriot Post as a member of the Journalism Club. She enjoys reading and writing. Sarah loves collecting comic books and meeting her favorite actors, such as Chris...

Frida De Anda

Frida is currently a freshman at BCCHS and the Vice President of the Journalism Club. She is #4 on the volleyball team and she is constantly listening to music to escape reality. She is completely fascinated with reading and enjoys...

Stephen Hughes

Mr. Stephen Hughes is the Journalism instructor at BCCHS.  He teaches English 9, 10, and 11 and sponsors the chess club, which meets in his room at lunch on Tuesdays and Thursday.  He also sponsors the "Fresh Kicks on Kampus"...

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