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The Beachcomber

“I was shocked that it was a perfect score,” Zhao said.

Anna Zhao Scores Perfect ACT

Madeleine Mehler, Staff Writer December 4, 2023

Getting a perfect score of 36 on the American College Test (ACT), is incredibly rare, and only about 0.25% of students achieved this in 2023, but Beachwood’s very own Anna Zhao was one of the select...

Dr. Tony Daher, an emergency medicine physician at Ahuja Medical Center, teaches Anah Khan how to complete sutures on pigs feet during a pre-med meeting last year.

Pre-Med Club Explores Careers, Gives Back

Eli Posa, Staff Writer December 4, 2023

Students with an interest in medicine are inspired by guest speakers and hands-on opportunities during pre-med club meetings held on the second Monday of each month in the community room. Juniors Madeline...

On the induction day, each new member delivers a 3-5 minute speech. Photo from bcomber archives by Jacob Pincus

Gallery of Success Coming in April

Sami Stimpert, Staff Writer November 26, 2023

The 13th annual induction ceremony for the BHS Gallery of Success will take place in the auditorium on April 19.  The Gallery was established in 1985, and the selection committee has been adding names...

Majercak works with speech team members after school. From left: Alex Eisengart, Rachel Kantarovich and Evan Tew.

Speech & Debate Team Returning to Local Tournaments This Year

Alex Bravo, Staff Writer November 21, 2023

After taking a break from competitions for a few years, the BHS speech and debate team is bigger than ever and prepared to accomplish big things. The team increased from six members last year to over...

Beachwood Model United Nations participants show off their awards after returning from the CCWA Conference at Case. Photo courtesy of Dominic Velotta

Bison Model UN Dominant at CCWA Conference

Eli Posa, Staff Writer November 12, 2023

The BHS Model United Nations (MUN) club is one of the most successful in the area, making it a popular extracurricular for BHS students.  The team competed at the Cleveland Council on World Affairs...

Derek Fan shows off a walleye he caught in the Maumee river. Photo courtesy of Derek Fan

Reel in a Catch With Fishing Club

Jaycob Zabell, Staff Writer November 10, 2023

Sophomores Cameron Feuerman and Derek Fan are starting a fishing club this year, advised by social studies teacher Dave Baker. They have both enjoyed fishing their entire lives and look forward to sharing...

Hiking & nature club is accepting new participants for the 23-24 year. See Leo Blond or adviser Jamie Lader for more information. Photo courtesy of Leo Blond

Step Down the Trail With Hiking & Nature Club

Josh Rosenblitt, Staff Writer November 10, 2023

Hiking & nature club was brand new last year but still managed to attract over 20 people to attend each of their hikes.   Club President Leo Blond is excited about the prospects for the club’s...

BHS has seven new certified staff members this year, representing more than 10% of the high school faculty.

Beachwood Welcomes New Staff

Jack Soroka and Amy Zhou October 26, 2023

Alexis Gray - Science Teacher What were you like in high school and in College? I was a pretty good student. I took a lot of science classes in high school. Probably my favorite class to this day...

Shapiro and Vitek explain their Beachwood stone project to the group before placing the stones. Photo courtesy of Kate Vitek

BMS Teachers Visit Polish Holocaust Sites

Radha Pareek, Staff Writer October 12, 2023

This summer BMS English teachers Kate Vitek and Carrie Shapiro traveled to Poland to gain firsthand experience touring Holocaust sites, which will help enrich their curriculum.  The two journeyed to...

Both band and drill team have grown significantly over the past few years. The band has grown from 28 members two years ago to 50 this year.

Band and Drill Team Bigger, More Spirited This Year

Alexis Mercado, Staff Writer October 10, 2023

Every Friday night in the fall, under the stadium lights, fans witness the performances of band and drill team taking center stage.  The drill team has returned this year with seven members after having...

The insects are unmistakable, eerie in appearance, with beautiful bright red coloring along the edges of their posterior extended wings.

The Lanternflies are Coming

Charlotte Doughty, Staff Writer October 5, 2023

The Cleveland Metroparks first began monitoring for the spotted lanternfly in 2014 after it was discovered in Pennsylvania, and just a year ago, adult specimens were sighted in Ohio.  Invasive pests...

Good Luck, Class of 2023!

Good Luck, Class of 2023!

May 27, 2023

*Based on information shared with the guidance dept. as of May 18. Leana Adunts Undecided Nawaf Aldosari Undecided Grace Lorraine Allen The Ohio State University Gili...

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