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Jared Skoff and Cole Hersch perform a skit during the bellylaughers performance. Photo by Jeffrey Zuckerman.

Barnes and Noble Hosts BHS Book Fair

December 21, 2009

  By Jeffrey Zuckerman, Staff Writer On Tuesday, December 8th, the BHS library club hosted a book fair from 6-8 pm at Barnes & Noble at Eton. The event was intended to raise money for the club...

The BHS stadium is the only one in the CVC that does not have lights. Photo by Jeffrey Zuckerman

Booster Club Makes Move for Stadium Lights

December 18, 2009

  By Brandon Rotsky, Staff Writer There have been many attempts in the past to bring lights to the BHS football stadium. These have come to nothing. The current efforts of the Beachwood boosters are...

Jean Getzs marketing class is preparing a professional marketing campaign.  Phto courtesy of Jean Getz.

Marketing Class Prepares Ad Campaigns for Corporate Clients

December 8, 2009

  By Kaulin Hooper, Staff Writer Currently students in marketing teacher Jean Getz’s class at BHS’s Excel Tech program are working in close collaboration with Doner Advertising, the largest private...

Beachwood Shirts Sold Around the Globe

Beachwood Shirts Sold Around the Globe

December 8, 2009

By Monica Arkin, Staff Writer Walking through BHS hallways, it is not rare to see many students sporting Beachwood apparel. But this year, a new t-shirt has debuted, and it is unlike any other Beachwood...

The excavation outside the band and orchestra rooms has already begun.

Administration Plans Renovation of High School Building

November 22, 2009

By Kaulin Hooper, Staff Writer Bring forth the wrecking balls and yellow Caterpillar excavators, BHS is getting a gargantuan makeover. Planning to begin work in the summer of 2011, the Beachwood Board...

The BHS cafeteria is in the midst of some environmentally-minded changes.

BHS Cafeteria Makes Environmental Reforms

November 22, 2009

By Michael Bohm, Staff Writer By now, everyone knows about the big change in BHS’s cafeteria: plastic trays. It may not seem like much, but it’s going to cut down a great amount of styrofoam trays...

Close Encounters of a Third Swine: Flu Hits BHS

November 21, 2009

By Jared Skoff, Staff Writer If you walked into the waiting room at a doctor’s office in the past few weeks, you might have seen something resembling the following: two separate doors leading into the...

Hannah Cantlie, a student at BMS, is collecting Yoplait lids to raise money to fight breast cancer.

Corporate Sponsors Raise Money to Fight Breast Cancer

November 21, 2009

By Asha Clark, Staff Writer In the month of October, the Susan G. Komen Foundation pairs up with corporate affiliates to raise awareness and funding for breast cancer research. Each October, Payless...

If Governor Stricklands reforms are fully implemented, students such as this one will have to sleep through 20 more days of class.

Governor Strickland Pushes Education Reforms

November 20, 2009

By Michael Bohm, Staff Writer Last spring, Governor Strickland set forth a dramatic plan to reform Ohio’s educational system; proposed ideas included extending the school year by adding two additional...

Hate Group Pickets Beachwood Synagogues

November 6, 2009

By Ben Ducoff and Jared Skoff Beachwood, Ohio- Anybody who passed the JCC, The Jewish News, the Maltz Museum or Park Synagogue East on August 31st would have seen a group of about ten people, ages six...

Photo by Jeffrey Zuckerman  In the last few years, the number of BHS students who qualify for free and reduced lunches has increased.

Free and Reduced Lunches: an Economic Indicator?

November 3, 2009

By Brandon Rotsky, Staff Writer As the economy suffers, more people are looking to spend only on the necessary items such as food, electricity, and clothes. There is one place where some families are...

This photo by Sam Lowenkamp shows one of the many holes in the band room.

And the Music Plays On…

October 22, 2009

By Staff Writer, Kaulin Hooper In the Surprise Symphony, a gigantic cymbal crash happens during the Andante. At BHS, every musical piece seems to have its own crash—but unfortunately for band and...

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