2016-2017 Staff

Scott Gutierrez

Scott Gutierrez is co-editor in chief of BCCHS also known by the youngsters around as Scooter. He's 17 years of age and loves long walks on the beach. He's a lover of fine wine (grape juice) and trying artisan cheeses. He's an...

Emily Renteria

Emily Renteria is a Senior at Birmingham Community Charter High School and is Co-Editor in Chief for The Patriot Post. She has attended BCCHS for four years, and although she lives in North Hollywood, she is driven to commute ...

Jess Rodriguez

Jess Rodriguez is a senior at BCCHS. This is his first year in Journalism, but has already been successfully promoted to Website Editor for The Patriot Post. He has been on the school's golf team since his freshman year. Wh...

Henry Yeom

Henry Yeom is a senior in the Digital Media academy at BCCHS. He is the Managing Editor for The Patriot Post. He has been very adept in math and science throughout the majority of his school career to the point where he would...

Michael Kleeman

Michael Kleeman is a senior in the MASH academy at Birmingham Community Charter High School. As someone who enjoys writing, journalism is a perfect outlet to exhibit his writing abilities. When he's not writing or trying to avoid...

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,...

Christian Garcia

Christian Garcia is a junior at BCCHS. He loves watching football--his favorite NFL team is the New England Patriots. His hobbies are: playing sports, going out with friends, exercising, helping the community, and he especially...

Brayan Tenas

Brayan Tenas is a 16 year-old junior at BCCHS with multiple dreams and passions. He loves playing soccer, running, eating, taking long walks on the beach, and especially enjoys spending time with his friends and family. Brayan ...

Ezequiel Estrada

Ezequiel Estrada is currently a junior at BCCHS, and he wishes to attend UCSC and is looking forward to playing football there. Some of his hobbies include going to the gym, listening to music, and drawing in his free time. Although...

Melanie Villasenor

Melanie Villaseñor is a senior in the Digital Media Academy at Birmingham High School. Melanie loves going to new art museums every weekend and meeting new and interesting upcoming artists. She spends her time daydreaming of...

Denise Reynoso

Denise is a junior at BCCHS and is the Opinion Editor for The Patriot Post. She has a strong passion for writing, and for the most part, it is a stress reliever for her. She'd like to make something of her writing skills, such as ...

Katie Guerra

Katie Guerra is currently a senior at BCCHS. This is her first year in journalism, and she is excited to take part in the program as a senior columnist. She loves listening to music in her free time, and spending quality time...

Giovanni Curry

Giovanni Curry is a junior at BCCHS who loves music. He's that guy who always has his earbuds in at all times.  He's the type of kid that's chill with the all different types of people, and he's not the quiet type either, he's...

Krissia Guerrero

Krissia is a freshman at BCCHS and a member of the BCCHS Marching Band. She enjoys writing stories and reading them as well. Reading, drawing, and writing are her favorite hobbies.  Listening to music makes Krissia relax and...

Geovanni Gomez

Geovanni Gomez is a junior at BCCHS. He's a very energetic individual that is happy 99% of the time. He takes both AP and honors classes. His favorite subject is math and wants to study some type of engineering. Ever since he...

Stacy Corea

Stacy is currently a junior at BCCHS.  Although most people believe she is a very timid person, she is actually very outspoken. She loves binge watching classic movies and TV shows on Netflix--she especially loves watching...

Jennifer Silvas

Jennifer Silvas is a junior here at BCCHS. She enjoys spending her free time with family, traveling to different places and discovering new things, helping people out, and wishes to go to a university one day accomplishing her...

Paul Diaz

Paul Diaz is a senior at BCCHS. This is his first year writing for the patriot post and is excited to contribute to the school's paper.  He enjoys going out with family and friends on the weekends and watching football on Sundays....

Mandy Galeck

Mandy is a freshman at BCCHS and is very passionate about all the aspect of art. She enjoys singing, dancing, painting, drawing, and design. Music lets her to escape from the world. Mandy is very athletic and her favorite sports ...

Anthony Carrillo

Anthony Carrillo is a junior at BCCHS's CAL academy. He's a big Arsenal fan and dreams of one day being out there on the field playing with them. Improving sport stories is one of the things he will strive for this year in jo...

Rafael Vega

Rafael Vega is currently a junior at BCCHS. He has a passion for soccer and plays for Granada United FC. Real Madrid is his favorite soccer team. He likes to spend time with his friends, to go out, and eat all the time; some of...

Fernando Jimenez

Fernando Jimenez is a junior at BCCHS in the CAL academy. Fernando has a passion for soccer and his favorite soccer team is Real Madrid. He has two other siblings and is the middle child. He dreams of one day playing soccer professionally,...

Daniel Hernandez

Daniel Hernandez, is a junior at BCCHS who loves music. He always has his ear buds on, rapping to the beats playing out on his speakers; His favorite type of music is TRAP his favorite rappers are Rich The Kid, Famous Dex, Li...

Aydan Thomas

Aydan Thomas is currently a senior at BCCHS. She wants to be more involved in school events before she graduates high school. She is happy to be in journalism because it is her first year writing stories for the paper. Aydan thinks...

Stephanie Cuba

Stephanie Cuba is a 16 year old junior at BCCHS. She is the Arts and Entertainment Editor for The Patriot Post. She is very dedicated to her work and barely has any free time. She does enjoy sleeping, binge-watching shows on ...

Cary Collins

Cary Collins is a senior at BCCHS and is in the Media SLC. Cary loves skateboarding, photography, art, writing, and reading books on his spare time. He is 17 years old and has one brother and one sister. He one day hopes to earn...

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