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The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

A New Year’s resolution can be as ambitious as you want it to be. However, it is crucial to sustain it within the boundaries of your commitments and capabilities.
Editorials
New Year, New You?
Anah Khan, Features Editor • January 11, 2023
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Many parents aren’t just using Life360 when their teens are at home — they continue to keep digital tabs on their children even as they go to college and try to start their own lives.
Editorials
Teens Need Privacy, Not Monitoring From Parents and Tech Companies
Netta Haas, Opinion Editor • December 13, 2022
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Now I have moved from freshman-level honors classes to sophomore honors and AP classes, and I’m finding it way more difficult than I expected. 
Editorials
My Overloaded Sophomore Year Buffet Plate
Elijah Kriwinsky, Staff Writer • October 28, 2022
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Protesters clash with Iranian security forces on Sept. 20, 2022 in Tehran.
Editorials
It is Time to End Theocracy in Iran
Anonymous, Staff writer • October 12, 2022
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8:35 seems to be a good compromise, since it gives students a greater opportunity to get the recommended eight or nine hours of sleep while still abiding by regular workday hours.
Editorials
School Starts Later This Year, Yet Some Students Still Yawning
Netta Haas, Opinion Editor • October 4, 2022
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We have been through a pandemic and have fought for the earth and its inhabitants, let us continue to brave the storm and stand for justice.
Editorials
Class of 2022 Leaves a Lasting Legacy
Hiba Ali, Editor-in-Chief • May 30, 2022
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If we cant explore our opinions and thought processes and identities at school, then whats the point of it?
Editorials
Beachwood Board of Education is Right to Oppose Ohio HB 616
Avery Lonzer, Staff Writer • May 26, 2022
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A large crowd rallied in Willard Park in Cleveland Saturday, May 14 in support of abortion rights.
Editorials
Abortion is a Fundamental Right
Lana Lagman, Staff Writer • May 20, 2022
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It is no surprise that students who attend poorly-funded schools do worse on state tests; we all deserve the resources to succeed, not just those who are on the top.
Editorials
AIR Tests Inhibit Learning
Jack Soroka, Staff Writer • May 17, 2022
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Muslims observing these holy days simply try their hardest to be good people, as it is considered that speaking out of anger or telling lies or committing other immoral actions will also negate one’s fast.
Editorials
A Time of Introspection and Peace
Hiba Ali, Editor-in-Chief • April 19, 2022
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Activists showed up at Beachwood Board of Education meetings in March after the district sent an email to families about a mandatory assembly.
Editorials
Critics at School Board Meetings Demonstrate Need For Diverse Education
Beachcomber Staff January 24, 2022
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The upfront price for electric buses would be at least 3.75 times higher than what the district has paid in the past.
Editorials
Is it Time for Schools to Invest in Electric Buses?
Sanket Makkar, Staff Writer • January 15, 2022
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The relentless onslaught of positive news creates a vicious cycle in which users only share their own positive information in order to keep up.
Editorials
The Isolation of Social Media
Lana Lagman, Digital Media • January 10, 2022
Read Story
Social distancing isn’t being enforced well. In the hallways, there are too many students to physically be three feet apart.
Editorials
District Shows Leadership on COVID-19 Prevention, But Details Matter
Beachcomber Staff October 27, 2021
Read Story
Beachwood students are accelerated in math as early as 3rd grade, and once a student is on that track, it is very hard to leave.  The vast difference in the educational tracks becomes more significant as the number of options decrease as they progress through the school.
Editorials
Want to Improve Student Mental Health? Reduce AP Course Loads
Ben Lawrence and Greg Perryman October 10, 2021
Read Story
A New Year’s resolution can be as ambitious as you want it to be. However, it is crucial to sustain it within the boundaries of your commitments and capabilities.
New Year, New You?
Anah Khan, Features Editor • January 11, 2023
Read Story
Many parents aren’t just using Life360 when their teens are at home — they continue to keep digital tabs on their children even as they go to college and try to start their own lives.
Teens Need Privacy, Not Monitoring From Parents and Tech Companies
Netta Haas, Opinion Editor • December 13, 2022
Read Story
Now I have moved from freshman-level honors classes to sophomore honors and AP classes, and I’m finding it way more difficult than I expected. 
My Overloaded Sophomore Year Buffet Plate
Elijah Kriwinsky, Staff Writer • October 28, 2022
Read Story
Protesters clash with Iranian security forces on Sept. 20, 2022 in Tehran.
It is Time to End Theocracy in Iran
Anonymous, Staff writer • October 12, 2022
Read Story
8:35 seems to be a good compromise, since it gives students a greater opportunity to get the recommended eight or nine hours of sleep while still abiding by regular workday hours.
School Starts Later This Year, Yet Some Students Still Yawning
Netta Haas, Opinion Editor • October 4, 2022
Read Story
We have been through a pandemic and have fought for the earth and its inhabitants, let us continue to brave the storm and stand for justice.
Class of 2022 Leaves a Lasting Legacy
Hiba Ali, Editor-in-Chief • May 30, 2022
Read Story
If we cant explore our opinions and thought processes and identities at school, then whats the point of it?
Beachwood Board of Education is Right to Oppose Ohio HB 616
Avery Lonzer, Staff Writer • May 26, 2022
Read Story
A large crowd rallied in Willard Park in Cleveland Saturday, May 14 in support of abortion rights.
Abortion is a Fundamental Right
Lana Lagman, Staff Writer • May 20, 2022
Read Story
It is no surprise that students who attend poorly-funded schools do worse on state tests; we all deserve the resources to succeed, not just those who are on the top.
AIR Tests Inhibit Learning
Jack Soroka, Staff Writer • May 17, 2022
Read Story
Muslims observing these holy days simply try their hardest to be good people, as it is considered that speaking out of anger or telling lies or committing other immoral actions will also negate one’s fast.
A Time of Introspection and Peace
Hiba Ali, Editor-in-Chief • April 19, 2022
Read Story
Activists showed up at Beachwood Board of Education meetings in March after the district sent an email to families about a mandatory assembly.
Critics at School Board Meetings Demonstrate Need For Diverse Education
Beachcomber Staff January 24, 2022
Read Story
The upfront price for electric buses would be at least 3.75 times higher than what the district has paid in the past.
Is it Time for Schools to Invest in Electric Buses?
Sanket Makkar, Staff Writer • January 15, 2022
Read Story
The relentless onslaught of positive news creates a vicious cycle in which users only share their own positive information in order to keep up.
The Isolation of Social Media
Lana Lagman, Digital Media • January 10, 2022
Read Story
Social distancing isn’t being enforced well. In the hallways, there are too many students to physically be three feet apart.
District Shows Leadership on COVID-19 Prevention, But Details Matter
Beachcomber Staff October 27, 2021
Read Story
Beachwood students are accelerated in math as early as 3rd grade, and once a student is on that track, it is very hard to leave.  The vast difference in the educational tracks becomes more significant as the number of options decrease as they progress through the school.
Want to Improve Student Mental Health? Reduce AP Course Loads
Ben Lawrence and Greg Perryman October 10, 2021
Read Story