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The Beachcomber

High school students danced to welcome the year of the dragon.
Beachwood Celebrates Lunar New Year
Anna Tonyushkin, Staff Writer • February 27, 2024
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Jayden Koonce seeks an angle for a layup during the Orange game on Feb. 2.
Bison Boys Face Southeast Pirates in First Round of Playoffs
Josh Rosenblitt, Staff Writer • February 26, 2024
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Junior Jacob Thomas is Co-Captain of Beachwood’s varsity boys basketball team along with Nick Reese and Jonathan Mo.
What it Takes to be Captain
Allie Rindsberg, Sports Editor • February 23, 2024
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One in three Black boys can anticipate going to prison, compared to one in six Latino boys and one in 17 white boys.
Beyond Bars
Taia Menefee, News Editor • February 22, 2024
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Richmond Rd. was treacherous on the morning of Jan. 19.
Students Enjoy More Weather-Related School Closures This Year
Eli Posa, Staff Writer • February 15, 2024
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Kam-Wei and Chien-Wei  Liao were both accomplished scientists. Photo courtesy of Wayne and Winston Liao
The Story of Beachwood's First Chinese American Family
Allen Yu, Staff Writer • February 6, 2024
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“CJ had his best game of his career,” Krasnow said. “He was aggressive and hit the shot of the game in overtime...  he was a star.”
Bison Defeat Lions in Overtime
Josh Rosenblitt, Staff Writer • February 5, 2024
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Greene is a 1985 BHS graduate. The soccer team advanced state quarterfinals in his senior year. Image from Beachwood Bison Athletics
Brian Greene Named U.S. Regional Coach of the Year
Alex Bravo, Staff Writer • January 25, 2024
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CEC club members celebrated at the holiday game event on Dec. 11.
Council for Exceptional Children Builds Bridges
Eli Posa, Staff Writer • January 23, 2024
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Club founders Chellu, Menefee and Zheng attended the Stephanie Tubbs Jones summer legal academy. Photo courtesy of Lyndia Zheng
Students Launch Pre-Law Club
Allie Rindsberg, Sports Editor • January 22, 2024
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On the weekend of Dec. 19 there were 200 false bomb threats made to Jewish institutions nationwide, including threats to local synagogues Suburban Temple-Kol Ami and Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple in Beachwood.
Antisemitic and Anti-Muslim Incidents Spike Dramatically Nationwide
Mikalah Malitz and Alma Saltzman January 20, 2024
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This isn’t the only challenge Kheyfets (left) has faced in her cross country career. Last year her season was cut short due to a hip injury, and then she faced further challenges during the spring track season. Photo courtesy of Sasha Kheyfets
Kheyfets Places 24th at State CX Tournament After Losing Shoe
Alexis Mercado, Staff Writer • January 19, 2024
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Elwell competing at last years District meet, where he won CVC titles in 100 breast, 200 free as well as the 200 free relay.
Expectations High for Elwell After Impressive Freshman Season
Jacob Tannenbaum, Staff Writer • January 19, 2024
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Sophomore Gavi Lapin, Hebrew teacher Irit Oberster and freshman Jonah Greller mix latke batter.
Israeli Culture Club Provides Safe Space for Jewish Students in Difficult Times
Lexi Jaffe, Staff Writer • January 18, 2024
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Shortly after the November vote, the Ohio house speaker, Senate president and a group of four Republican state legislators spoke out against the amendment’s passing and promised legislative action.
Ohioans Passed the Reproductive Freedom Amendment
Shreya Chellu, Editor-in-Chief • January 17, 2024
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After receiving authorization from the police, the students were transferred to another bus and taken home while the bus driver was driven back to the bus garage to fill out an accident report.
Students and Bus Driver Unharmed in Dec. 15 Crash on Richmond Rd.
Ethan Dong and Lyndia Zheng January 17, 2024
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Student Council Vice President Shreya Chellu poses with USCRI Development Associate Graham Ball and the 2080 items collected.
Students Coordinate Charitable Drives During Holiday Season
Anna Tonyushkin, Staff Writer • January 12, 2024
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After the preschool moves to Bryden, Hardis and Walsh see the Fairmount building as a space to be shared with the community.
District to Combine Preschool with Grades K-2 at Bryden
Shreya Chellu, Editor-in-Chief • January 9, 2024
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BMS students enjoy exploring the OSU campus.
BMS Students Attend Florence Nightingale Day at OSU
Sophia Wang, BMS Correspondent • December 21, 2023
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By the third debate, fewer than 7 million viewers were watching, a representing just over 3% of registered voters.
GOP Presidential Candidates Vie for Second Place in Heated Primary Debates
Radha Pareek, Staff Writer • December 16, 2023
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Many seniors will receive college decisions in the next two months. How will the Supreme Courts affirmative action ruling impact them?
The High Court's Affirmative Action Ban Will Transform College Admissions
Lyndia Zheng, Layout Editor • December 1, 2023
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At least twenty BHS students  attended the event, joining 1,800 from the Cleveland area. The crowd on the national mall was estimated at 290,000. Organizers are calling it the largest rally of Jewish people in modern history.
Thousands of Clevelanders Join March for Israel in Washington
Isaac Gorodeski, Features Editor • November 27, 2023
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Students completed the ropes course at Camp Asbury. Photo by Sam Lewin
Leadership Conference Builds Teamwork & Leadership Skills
Sam Lewin, Photographer • November 9, 2023
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Beachwood Board of Education candidates from left: Julie Brough, Jen Ferns, Dr. Josephine Chan and Megan Walsh.
Students Host School Board Candidates' Forum
Daniella Portner, Staff Writer • November 4, 2023
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Beachwood players heard the term Nazi used as a play call during the first half of the Brooklyn game.
'Nazi' Play Call Sparks Outrage
Madeleine Mehler and Jack Soroka November 1, 2023
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Politicians and community leaders spoke at the rally including U.S. Rep. Shontel Brown, rabbis from local synagogues and board members of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland.
Jewish Federation Hosts Rally for Israel
Jacob Tannenbaum, Staff Writer • October 24, 2023
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The new pickleball courts are located just behind the tennis courts off of Fairmount Blvd.
City Opens Pickleball Courts
Alma Saltzman and Mikalah Malitz October 19, 2023
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	While the idea of a rodent running loose around the library might sound scary, most students and staff kept their cool. Image by Iconic via thenounproject
Mouse Spotted in Library During Second Week of School
Alex Bravo, Staff Writer • October 11, 2023
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Aunt Flow sent pre-assembled dispensers, thus simplifying the installation process. The available products include pads and tampons.
District Installs Menstrual Product Dispensers in Bathrooms
Mirica Woodley, Opinion Editor • October 7, 2023
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Principal Paul Chase formed a faculty committee last spring that helped develop this years bell schedule.
New School Year Brings New Bell Schedule
Isaac Gorodeski, Features Editor • October 2, 2023
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