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The Beachcomber

The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

Robot Nikhil approaches the hub to deposit its cargo at the greater Pittsburgh regional tournament in March.

Bison Robotics Team Competes at World Championship

Anah Khan, Staff Writer May 19, 2022

Bison robotics, known as Team 695 in tournaments, consisting of students from Beachwood, Aurora and Willoughby South, attended the Great Pittsburgh Regional Robotics Competition March 16-19 and ranked...

Seniors threw a slumber party in the main hallway on Friday, April 29.

Seniors Park in Staff Lot, Hold Hallway Slumber Party

Netta Haas, Staff Writer May 18, 2022

The day towards the end of the academic year when the senior class pulls a prank on the school, commonly known as the senior prank, is a time-honored American high school tradition.   Teachers Lisa...

Layout Editor Claire Weaver and Editor-in-Chief Hiba Ali have  worked hard to bring each issue to life this year.

Beachcomber Designated All-Ohio

Isaac Gorodeski, Staff Writer May 14, 2022

For the first time ever, the Beachcomber newspaper and website were designated All-Ohio at this year's Ohio Scholastic Media Association (OSMA) conference on April 22.  “This is a tremendous accomplishment,”...

Inductee Jonathan Goldstein speaking at the BHS Gallery of Success in April 2014.

Beachwood to Induct 10 Distinguished Alumni to Gallery of Success

Netta Haas, Staff Writer April 4, 2022

The 12th induction of the BHS Gallery of Success will take place on Friday, April 8 at the high school.  With the addition of these ten honorees, there will be 140 inductees to the Gallery, all of...

Seniors Christian Wu and Evelyn Zhang with junior Kai Zheng disassemble their construction for the trajectory event in order to make adjustments.

Science Olympiad Places Second at Regional Tournament

Sanket Makkar, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

The BHS Science Olympiad (SciOly) team took second, the highest placing in team history, at the March 5 regional tournament at Solon Middle School, and is now qualified to compete in the state tournament...

There is a relatively large gender gap in six of the BHS technology and engineering classes: AP Computer Science, AP Physics C, Honors Robotics, Intro to Design and Honors Design Engineering I and II.

Women in STEM Club Makes Recruitment Video to Address Gender Gap

Taia Menefee, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

According to the Census Bureau, women make up 48% of all workers in the United States, but only 27% of jobs in the STEM workforce. Men in STEM are also paid almost $15,000 more than women, and Black and...

Supporters of Ukraine rallied in Parmas Ukrainian Village on Sunday, Feb. 27.

How the War in Ukraine is Affecting People in Northeast Ohio

Isaac Gorodeski, Staff Writer March 10, 2022

The reverberations of the war in Ukraine are being felt by many in Northeast Ohio’s Ukrainian-American community. “Russia has never wanted Ukraine to be a free, democratic country,” said Lyudmila...

The omicron receptor-binding domain (RBD) and N-terminal domain (NTD) both have 15 and 11 mutations, respectively, which  cause a significant reduction in plasma neutralizing activity in infected or vaccinated people, which means there is a significant reduction in antibodies to fight the virus.

Omicron Impacts January Reopening

Samah Khan, Lana Lagman, and Amy Zhou January 23, 2022

Due to the December surge in COVID-19 cases in Northeast Ohio caused by the highly-infectious omicron variant, Beachwood administrators made some adjustments in order to keep people safe. The return...

Eaton Corporation relocated from downtown Cleveland to Chagrin Highlands in 2013.

The Court Battle Over Chagrin Highlands

Brooklyn Bennett, Staff Writer January 21, 2022

The Beachwood and Warrensville Heights City School Districts are currently in a legal tug of war over $8 million of retroactive property tax revenue as well as millions in future revenue. The conflict...

Prices rose dramatically last year for homes such as this one on Community Drive in Beachwood.

The Real Estate Market Took a Wild Ride Last Year

Carli Margolis, Staff Writer January 18, 2022

Home values nationwide increased almost 20 percent between fall 2020 and fall 2021, according to reporting by CNN.  Cuyahoga County’s increase was strong but not as dramatic, with  an 8.2 percent...

New members take the NHS pledge at the induction ceremony in October.

New Leadership Considers Changes for NHS

Evelyn Zhang, News Editor January 14, 2022

English teacher Dr. Casey Matthews and physics teacher Michael Lerner have taken over the BHS National Honor Society this year. Math teacher Lisa Morgan resigned from the position over the summer after...

After the preschool moves to Bryden, Hardis and Walsh see the Fairmount building as a space to be shared with the community.

How School Board Meetings Became Battlegrounds in 2021

Vidula Jambunath, Staff Writer January 9, 2022

School board meetings became contentious nationwide in 2021, with activists opposing mask and vaccine mandates and others upset about curriculum initiatives focused on race and racism. In the Cleveland...

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