The Beachcomber

Support Staff Helps Students and Teachers Adjust

Hiba Ali, Features Editor | October 24, 2020

COVID-19 has been like the hurricane that took Dorothy to Oz, but instead, it took us to the land of hybrid learning.  Just as the yellow brick road guided Dorothy and her friends on their journey, BHS students have faculty members who keep us moving...

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10 Hispanic Americans You Should Know

Hiba Ali, Features Editor | October 13, 2020

Hispanic Heritage month is celebrated in the United States from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. The dates correspond to the independence celebrations of several Latin American countries. Here are ten notable Hispanic Americans that you should be aware of: ...

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Congratulations, Graduates!

May 21, 2020

The last few months have not gone as expected, but these amazing graduates have crossed the finish line. Below we have listed their plans for next year, as reported to the guidance office as of May 20. Abigail Lee Adams Case Western Reserve...

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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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