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The Beachcomber

The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

Freshman Ela Sasmaz dumps a load of paper into the dumpster while sophomore Raghav Iyer offers encouragement.

Ecology Club to Distribute New Recycling Bins

Jacob Burkons, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

Members of the ecology club split into two groups and walked around the building after school on Monday, Nov. 28 in an effort to divide and conquer the large amount of recycling generated each week in...

Conversations about climate change need to shift from the future tense into the present.

The Heat is On

Samah Khan, Editor-in-Chief October 23, 2022

As residents of Northeast Ohio, it isn’t often that we bear the brunt of global warming. In a region known for gray skies with an abundance of snow and ice in the winter, it's hard to see how drought...

Over 40 students attended the first Asian affinity club meeting in the library classroom on Sept. 13.

Asian Affinity Club Raises Awareness

Jacob Burkons, Staff Writer October 20, 2022

BHS students formed an Asian affinity club this fall to raise awareness about Asian cultures. The founders are juniors Anna Zhao, Sara Ahn, Vivian Myers and Allen Yu as well as sophomores Amy Zhou...

Sophomore Sumeet Chakravarti follows through on a bowl at an intramural cricket match on Oct. 18.

Students Launch Cricket Club

Ori Balkan, Staff Writer October 18, 2022

Soccer is often referred to as the most popular sport in the world. While this may be true, with 3.5 billion fans, a close second is actually cricket, which has 2.5 billion regular viewers. Unfortunately,...

According to polling conducted on Sept. 30, over half of the country (51.9%) disapproves of President Bidens performance.

Democrats Face Roadblocks to Retain Control of Congress

Radha Pareek, Staff Writer October 15, 2022

Often deemed the “midterm curse,” midterm elections tend to be an unpropitious time for the party that holds the presidency, considering the record of off-year elections adversely impacting presidents’...

As the school work picks up pace, it can be hard to keep motivated.

Motivation: How Does it Work?

Anah Khan, Features Editor September 28, 2022

As we approach the culmination of the first quarter, students might start to feel overwhelmed at how courses are picking up pace, how homework seems to be more time consuming, or how club meetings seem...

Families gather at the Beachwood Neurodiversity Family Network’s Ice Cream Social Event on Sunday Sept. 18. The event was open to the public for families to enjoy free ice cream while connecting and learning about local neurodiversity resources.

Embracing Neurodiversity

Vivian Myers, Staff Writer September 22, 2022

The Beachwood Neurodiversity Family Network was founded in Aug. 2021 by Yin Mei Lim, who is currently serving as the group's president.  The purpose of this group, as written in their mission statement,...

Graduation returns to Severance Hall after two years at the high school stadium.

Congratulations, Class of 2022

Taia Menefee, Staff Writer May 31, 2022

Commencement will take place at 7:00 tonight at Severance Hall. Below is the list of post-secondary decisions, as reported to the guidance office as of May 7. Scroll down for Q&As with seniors discussing...

Many foster children were put in the system because they were already subject to abuse. Additionally, children experience high rates of abuse within the system.

Seeking Stability

Brooklyn Bennett, Staff Writer May 23, 2022

Nineteen-year-old Meredith Hunter, whose name has been changed in protection of her identity, was in the foster care system from ages 14 to 18.  Hunter lived with an alcoholic mother before being put...

Kashmiris march for freedom in Dec. 2019.

Oppression Continues in Kashmir

Hiba Ali, Editor-in-Chief May 22, 2022

The story of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been widely reported in recent months. But unfortunately, Ukraine is not the only place in the world where civilians are being subject to military occupation...

Goldman conducts the BHS orchestra class in 2018.

A Legacy That Resonates

Radha Pareek, Staff Writer May 21, 2022

Lisa Goldman is retiring this year after 23 years as Beachwood Orchestra Director and 42 years in music education. Goldman has enriched countless lives by exposing students to music in and beyond her...

The majority of Beachwoods CCP students are taking their college courses online.

College Credit Plus Increasingly Popular, But Not Best Option For Everyone

Carli Margolis, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

College Credit Plus (CCP), a dual-enrollment program that has been available to Ohio middle and high school students since 2015, is attractive to students for its flexibility and for the opportunity it...

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