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The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

President Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a joint press conference in Feb. 2017.

An Open Letter to the President

Joseph Berkowitz, Staff Writer September 22, 2019
"In my opinion, you vote for a Democrat, you're being very disloyal to Jewish people, and you're being very disloyal to Israel," Trump said in August.
There’s a little bit of a feeling... almost like a loss of innocence that you don’t want to have to think about when you’re dealing with children and school, said Rabbi Avery Joel, Head of School at Fuchs Mizrachi.

How Extremism Threatens Civilization

Yoav Pinhasi, Staff Writer September 19, 2019

We live in a time where extremism is no longer news. Conspiracy theories, hate speech, fundamentalism, intimidation, separatism and countless other extremist practices across the entire ideological spectrum...

Guidance secretary Katie Cicero-Sega warmly greets visitors to the guidance office.

How to Succeed in High School

Bridgitte Feldman, Enterprise Editor September 10, 2019
We, the upperclassmen, offer you this advice
Every year, millions of fish, birds and other animals are negatively affected by pollution and garbage in their environments.

Exposing the Hidden Costs of Litter

Alyssa Murphy and Miranda Desatnik May 22, 2019

People often litter without thinking about it, or ignore it when others do. They don’t realize the effect it has on the earth, animals and even our lives. Last year, the middle school Student Council...

Is keeping to the lines of binary gender so bad?

There’s Beauty in the Binary

Ruth Brown, Staff Writer May 17, 2019

What is the purpose of gender?   Nothing, if you ask some people at Beachwood, except to perpetuate the patriarchy and subjugate women.   I couldn’t disagree more with that notion.  I believe...

Netanyahu pictured in 2015.

The Tragedy of Netanyahu’s Victory

Jared Zullig, Staff Writer May 14, 2019

The election in Israel on April 9 resulted in yet another victory for Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu and his right wing Likud party. Benny Gantz, however, proved competition enough, as the more centrist...

A school nexus is dependent on two things: a proven connection between the misconduct and the schools best interest as well as a substantial disruption of school operations.

Five Things I Wish I’d Known

Orly Einhorn, Opinion Editor April 27, 2019

There are a few things I’ve learned over the past four years. Although I don’t think I’m an expert on high school by any means, these are some things I wish someone had told me either before senior...

Arthur Gugick posing in Kyoto, Japan, Sept. 2017.

Memories of a Superhero Teacher

Nicole Breger, Staff Writer April 17, 2019

Arthur Gugick was able to create things beyond human imagination with his legos. He also created unimaginable confidence in students like me. His belief in us was what drove us to success and what encouraged...

Gugick at the Great Wall of China

Remembering Arthur Gugick

Orly Einhorn, Opinion Editor April 10, 2019

Beloved math teacher and LEGO artist Arthur Gugick and his partner Barbara Becker were killed on March 30 when a pick-up truck that ran a red light hit an Uber in which they were passengers. The news...

Photo by Joey Lewis

Marlon Walker Hired as SAY Counselor

Orly Einhorn, Opinion Editor March 31, 2019

Marlon Walker, a University of Akron graduate, joined Bellefaire JCB as the BHS and BMS SAY counselor on Feb. 12. Prior to Walker's hiring, the BHS SAY counselor position was unfilled for 148 days. Former...

Image by A.L. Hu, US via thenounproject

The Case Against Gender

Alice Soprunova, Staff Writer March 29, 2019

Twice a year, BHS students are subject to a tradition that ranges from ludicrously frustrating to somewhat amusing. The Top 12 Assembly, with its over-the-top costumes and great longevity, has always left...

Image by Llisole via thenounproject.

How to Help When Kids Get Sick

Orly Einhorn, Opinion Editor March 12, 2019

I recently missed about two weeks of school in a three week period. I had been out of town at a conference, got sick, unfortunately lost my great grandfather and then got sick again, each event leading...

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