The Beachcomber

Five Facts and Five Figures

Hiba Ali, Features Editor | November 30, 2020

Fact: Native American tribes have independent sovereignty. There are 566 recognized tribes in the U.S. that have sovereign governing powers. They have their own governments. Congress can pass laws that impact these tribes; however, the most common...

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Playing Through the Pandemic

Anna Lonzer, London Pope, and Yasharth Pandey | October 29, 2020

There is very little that is normal this year. Given the need to keep everyone safe by wearing masks and social distancing, Beachwood’s extracurricular programs have been forced to adjust.  Band  Band director David Luddington explained how...

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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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