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The Beachcomber

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The Beachcomber

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

The Beachwood Board of Education voted Dec. 11 to combine Fairmount preschool with Bryden as part of the district’s  renovation of elementary schools. The board had been considering the proposal...

BMS students enjoy exploring the OSU campus.

BMS Students Attend Florence Nightingale Day at OSU

Sophia Wang, BMS Correspondent December 21, 2023

BMS math teacher Amy Hazelton took a group of students from her classes to the Ohio State University in Columbus on Saturday, Nov. 4 for a special event: Florence Nightingale Day.  This annual gathering...

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

As the 2024 Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primaries loom just shy of two months away, Republican presidential candidates have intensified their campaign efforts, and the list of contenders has dwindled.  After...

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

The Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling on June 29 against the use of race during college and university admissions in the cases of Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) v. University of North Carolina...

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

The Jewish Federations of North America and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations held a rally for Israel on Nov. 14 at the National Mall in Washington, DC. According to...

Students completed the ropes course at Camp Asbury. Photo by Sam Lewin

Leadership Conference Builds Teamwork & Leadership Skills

Sam Lewin, Photographer November 9, 2023

Approximately 85 students participated in the 2023 leadership conference on Nov. 3-5. Participants completed team building activities at the high school and a ropes course at Camp Asbury in Hiram. They...

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

BHS hosted a ‘Meet the Candidates Night’ on Oct. 19 for the Nov. 7 school board election. The event was facilitated by juniors Radha Pareek, Taia Menefee, Eliana Worku, Shreya Chellu, Amy Zhou and...

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

A controversy erupted at the Sept. 22 home football game against Brooklyn over the use of the term ‘Nazi’ as a play call, which Beachwood players, coaches and administrators found offensive.  Linebacker...

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

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland hosted a rally for Israel on Oct. 9 in the parking lot of the federation building in Beachwood. More than 2,000 people attended the rally, held a few days after Hamas,...

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

As part of Beachwood's mission to add more fun amenities, the city officially opened six new pickleball courts on Oct. 4. In the past, the tennis courts off of Fairmount Blvd. have been used to play...

	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

The BHS library has always been a welcoming place for students to spend time, but for rodents? A rodent, dubbed by some students as “Mickey,” made its way into the library on Wednesday, Aug. 28....

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

The Beachwood City Schools sent an email to students and families on Aug. 22 stating that the district was installing menstrual product dispensers in bathrooms at BHS, BMS and Hilltop.  The school...

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