The Beachcomber

Students Reflect on their Roots and the Many Roads That Brought Them to Beachwood

Hiba Ali, Staff Writer | March 19, 2020

BHS students are focused on our futures, yet there is much to be learned from our pasts.  Each of us has a distinctive family history that impacts us in unique ways. These stories were highlighted recently when students responded to a Beachcomber...

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Model UN Broadens Horizons

Yang Yu, Staff Writer | March 18, 2020

The BHS Model United Nations (MUN) team has met with particular success this school year, winning Best Large Delegation at both their autumn conference at Case Western Reserve University and their winter conference at Lorain County Community College,...

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Where and When do Administrators Have Authority to Discipline?

Carrington Peavy, Features Editor | February 12, 2020

Determining A School Nexus by Carrington Peavy

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Even in a Diverse School, Assimilation Can be a Formidable Force

Hiba Ali, Staff Writer | January 27, 2020

Beachwood takes pride in its diversity and acceptance; however, some students still feel the pressure to assimilate. Assimilation is the act of changing aspects of one’s identity, including cultural identity, to fit societal standards. Even in Beachwood,...

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Students Weigh-in on Trump’s Impeachment

Yoav Pinhasi, Staff Writer | January 25, 2020

On Dec. 18, 2019, President Donald J. Trump joined the likes of Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton when the House of Representatives voted to impeach him on counts of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Trump was accused of making military aid...

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Kashmir: The Real Story

Sanjana Murthy, Staff Writer | November 24, 2019

India and Pakistan have fought a number of wars and skirmishes since the 1947 partition. The conflict over Kashmir has been the cause of much of the fighting. Demographics The Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir consists of three regions: Jammu, Kashmir...

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TEACH Program Trains Future Educators

Prerna Mukherjee, Managing Editor | November 11, 2019

The TEACH (Teacher Education and Children’s Health) Excel TECC program offers students the opportunity to learn about childhood education and to gain experience to prepare them for a career working with children.  The program is open to students...

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Educators Consider the Pros and Cons of Cell Phones in the Classroom

Roberto DeMarchi, Staff Writer | November 3, 2019

As cell phones have become increasingly omnipresent and powerful, schools, including BHS, must try to strike a balance between what is useful and what is disruptive as far as electronics are concerned. “The district is very concerned about students...

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Same School, Different Levels

Carrington Peavy, Features Editor | September 28, 2019

Beachwood City Schools is a thriving and diverse school district home to a population of over 1,500 students.  The district is ranked #6 in Ohio, according to the most recent school report card data. BHS earned four A’s and two B’s on the state’s...

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China-Taiwan Conflict: The View From Beachwood

Roberto DeMarchi, Staff Writer | September 23, 2019

As tensions between Taiwan and China simmer, students at Beachwood have mixed, subdued feelings on the matter. “‘I’m not too patriotic, but I won’t be happy if Taiwan is integrated into China,” said Jesse Wu, whose family is from Taiwan. ...

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