The Beachcomber

BHS Library Hosts Elementary and Middle School Students for ‘Hour of Code’

Vivian Li, Editor-in-Chief | January 16, 2020

Girls Who Code members from Hilltop and the middle school collaborated with BHS students during the Hour of Code on Wednesday, Dec. 11. With hundreds of millions of participants, the Hour of Code is an international coding event held during Computer...

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Mayor Horwitz Investigated for Workplace Harassment

Tal Rothberg, News Editor | November 27, 2019

Beachwood City Council held a public meeting with special counsel on Oct. 30 to discuss an investigation into allegations of workplace harassment by Mayor Martin Horwitz. After a dramatic airing of findings and criticism from residents who believed...

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Giving Thanks With Words and Music

November 26, 2019

Students and staff gathered in the auditorium on Tuesday, Nov. 26 for the annual Thanksgiving assembly.

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Stanford Professor Jennifer Eberhardt Returns to BHS

Hiba Ali, Staff Writer | November 17, 2019

Beachwood alum and Stanford University Professor Dr. Jennifer L. Eberhardt, an award-winning psychologist who studies unconscious bias, addressed the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 6.  Eberhardt was introduced by BHS senior Priyanka Shrestha.  “Please...

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Mintz, Walsh & DeLong Prevail in School Board Race

Joe Spero, Sports Editor | November 15, 2019

The race for Beachwood Board of Education was unusually intense this year, with five candidates running for two four-year seats and three candidates running for one two-year seat. But on Nov. 5, the incumbents’ slate prevailed. Current board members...

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Teachers Working Under New Contract This Year

Vivian Li, Editor-in-Chief | November 14, 2019

Beachwood teachers are working under a new contract, effective until Aug. 2022. The previous three-year teacher contract was ratified in Aug. 2015 and ended Aug. 2018. Last year, Beachwood teachers worked without a new deal due to the failure of...

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Senator Sherrod Brown Speaks With BHS Students

Yoav Pinhasi, Staff Writer | November 14, 2019

United States Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) paid a visit to BHS on Friday, Nov. 1 to answer students’ questions about life in the Senate. Government students went to the auditorium during 10th period for an in-school field trip, where they were joined...

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Speech and Debate Team Relaunched

Tal Rothberg and Shari Spiegel | November 7, 2019

Juniors Yoav Pinhasi and Somin Jung have brought speech and debate back to BHS.  It has been two years since the school has had a debate team.  English teacher Nicole Majercak coached the team beginning in 2008, but it went defunct in 2016-17...

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School Board Candidates Address Equity and Diversity

Joe Spero, Sports Editor | November 2, 2019

The race for Beachwood Board of Education is unusually intense this year, with five candidates running for two four-year seats and three candidates running for one two-year seat. The four-year seats are full terms to fill incumbent Josh Mintz’s expired...

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Petti and Roscoe Crowned

Amelia Port, Staff Writer | October 14, 2019

Homecoming is arguably the most anticipated event of the first semester.  After the football team defeated Cardinal 57-7 at the game on Friday, Oct. 11, students were more excited than ever for the dance on Saturday. Seniors Carly Petti and Antonio...

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