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The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

Natan Kohn-Magnus at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem.

Reflections on a Summer in Israel

February 24, 2010

      By Natan Kohn-Magnus I’ve been climbing for at least an hour and a half, so why does the top look so far away? The sun is scorching me; I’m grateful I listened to my counselors and brought...

The spirit week trophy: Will the class of 2011 have a chance to grasp its glory?  Photo by Asha Clark

Class of 2011: Spirit Week, or Spirit Weak?

February 23, 2010

by Asha Clark Most high schools around the country have a “spirit week”. By dressing up in school colors and participating in school-sponsored games, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades compete to see...

Monica Arkin demonstrates the left turn onto Richmond.  If it were 2:50, there would be a long line of cars behind her.  Photo by Megan Charms.

It’s Legal, but is it Right? Turning Left on Richmond Rd.

February 22, 2010

By Monica Arkin There are three things at BHS that irritate me: doors that open into the hallways, the bell between classes that sounds like the seatbelt sign on an airplane, and people who make left...

Empty bleachers in the BHS stadium; mid-February. Photo by Megan Charms.

Where are the Fans?

February 22, 2010

By Brandon Rotsky It is a sad feeling… knowing that you are doing everything you can to win the game, when you look to the crowd for motivation. There is nothing. The small crowd that does show up...

When Pigs Fly: Who Cares About Swine Flu?

November 22, 2009

By Monica Arkin, Staff Writer I remember standing on top of a hill, unable to get any oxygen into my lungs. I dropped my metal water bottle onto the ground and hit my friend to get her attention. I remember...

Turkey Hunting in Beachwood?

November 21, 2009

By Lauren Wyman, Staff Writer In the back yards of many Beachwood residents, a newcomer has recently arrived. This “new neighbor” of sorts likes flowers, gobbles down food, speaks in an obnoxious...

Is Silence Worth 1000 Words?

November 20, 2009

By Scott Remer, Staff Writer It started out as an offhand comment. One of my friends has always teased me. One day at lunch, she said something to the effect of, “You talk so much. I bet you couldn’t...

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