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  • Blocked Websites Inhibit Learning, Students Say
  • Human Rights Students Expand Circles of Obligation
  • Discovering Identity, Preserving Privacy
  • ASMR Calms Anxious Students
  • Computer Security Club Teaches Coding, Teamwork
  • Blocked Websites Inhibit Learning, Students Say

    Blocked Websites Inhibit Learning, Students Say

    Miranda Desatnik, Staff Writer

    January 23, 2019

    Many students have been frustrated this year to find that many websites and keywords have been blocked on the school’s servers. These students aren’t completely opposed to blocking inappropriate content; they just want the restrictions to be more reasonable. “[Administrators] obviously n...

    Some report trouble accessing websites needed for research, if the web site contains a blocked key word.

  • Human Rights Students Expand Circles of Obligation

    Human Rights Students Expand Circles of Obligation

    Anna Ward, Staff Writer

    January 23, 2019

    Social studies teacher Pam Ogilvy’s human rights class presented their Choosing To Participate (CTP) projects in the hallway outside the cafeteria during the week of Jan. 7-11.  “CTP stands for ‘Choosing to Participate,’" Ogilvy said. "The premise of the assignment is for kids to pick someth...

    One group including Sema Altawan and Teilah Simon completed a project to raise awareness on the issue of sexual assault. Photo by Nakita Reidenbach

  • Discovering Identity, Preserving Privacy

    Discovering Identity, Preserving Privacy

    Bridgitte Feldman, Staff Writer

    January 21, 2019

    In early December, I spit into a tube and waited eagerly for a lab in Burlington, North Carolina to tell me where I’m from. A few minutes later, I spit into another tube, and waited for a lab in Marlborough, Massachusetts to tell me where I’m from. You may think this is insane, being that...

    Image by Darrin Higgins via thenounproject.

  • ASMR Calms Anxious Students

    ASMR Calms Anxious Students

    Tiani Allen, Staff Writer

    January 19, 2019

    Crunch, crunch, crunch... the chewing sound resonates as YouTuber Spirit Payton of ASMR channel The Chew chomps on a pickle. Tap, tap, tap... the clickety keyboard sound intensifies as Payton continues to type away. Standing at 519,504 subscribers and 102,920,720 lifetime views as of Nov. 9, Payton i...

    Spirit Payton eats a big bowl of noodles on her ASMR YouTube channel The Chew.

  • Computer Security Club Teaches Coding, Teamwork

    Computer Security Club Teaches Coding, Teamwork

    Vivian Li, Editor-in-Chief

    January 13, 2019

    The computer security club participated in their first coding competition, the Hyland Hackathon, from Jan. 4-6. Over the course of three days, teams collaborated to build a project. Some students even stayed overnight. According to junior Zyad Shehadeh, the club members learned more about interacting ...

    Photo courtesy of Zyad Shehadeh

Blocked Websites Inhibit Learning, Students Say
Human Rights Students Expand Circles of Obligation

Human Rights Students Expand Circles of Obligation

January 23, 2019

Computer Security Club Teaches Coding, Teamwork

Computer Security Club Teaches Coding, Teamwork

January 13, 2019

Class of 2018 Donates Benches in Honor of Ryan Warner

Class of 2018 Donates Benches in Honor of Ryan Warner

December 5, 2018

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Boys Basketball Defeats Orange, Advances to 5-0
Mitchell Scores 41

Mitchell Scores 41

December 17, 2018

Bison Basketball Defeats Perry

Bison Basketball Defeats Perry

December 13, 2018

Wrestling Team Places Fifth at CCC Invitational

Wrestling Team Places Fifth at CCC Invitational

December 12, 2018

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Because Finals are Ruff
Jamie Lader: Beachwood Has Only Gotten Better

Jamie Lader: Beachwood Has Only Gotten Better

December 12, 2018

Carrie Shapiro: It’s Not Just About the Classwork

Carrie Shapiro: It’s Not Just About the Classwork

December 11, 2018

From Chile to Cleveland

From Chile to Cleveland

November 29, 2018

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