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One group including Sema Altawan and Teilah Simon completed a project to raise awareness on the issue of sexual assault. Photo by Nakita Reidenbach

Human Rights Students Expand Circles of Obligation

Anna Ward, Staff Writer January 23, 2019

Social studies teacher Pam Ogilvy’s human rights class presented their Choosing To Participate (CTP) projects in the hallway outside the cafeteria during the week of Jan. 7-11.  “CTP stands for...

Photo courtesy of Zyad Shehadeh

Computer Security Club Teaches Coding, Teamwork

Vivian Li, Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2019

The computer security club participated in their first coding competition, the Hyland Hackathon, from Jan. 4-6. Over the course of three days, teams collaborated to build a project. Some students even...

One of the Ryan Warner memorial benches will be installed outside when the weather warms.

Class of 2018 Donates Benches in Honor of Ryan Warner

Matthew Keyerleber, Image Editor December 5, 2018

Last month, the high school natatorium received two commemorative benches dedicated to the late Beachwood student Ryan Warner. The benches, provided as a class gift by Warner’s graduating Class of...

The Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh. Image by CTO Henry via Wikimedia Commons

Too Close to Home

Bridgitte Feldman, Staff Writer December 4, 2018
The October Shooting Struck Squirrel Hill, the Neighborhood Where Orchestra Director Lisa Goldman Grew Up
Sophomore Elizabeth Metz presents statistics about mass shootings in the United States. Photo by Emily May.

Students Hold Forum Addressing Hatred and Violence

Tal Rothberg, Staff Writer November 27, 2018

Amnesty International and the Beachcomber led an open forum dubbed Herd Against Hate on Nov. 4 in the community room. The goal of the forum was for students to express their feelings about violence...

Voters Approve 5.9-Mill Operating Levy

Voters Approve 5.9-Mill Operating Levy

Vivian Li, Editor-in-Chief November 27, 2018

Beachwood voters passed issue 2, a 5.9-mill operating levy, on Nov. 6. Unofficial results from the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections show that 3,558 people voted for the levy while 2,442 voted against...

Model UN Starts Season Strong

Model UN Starts Season Strong

Zilin Zhang, Staff Writer November 15, 2018

Model United Nations (MUN) is an extracurricular where students debate and negotiate at conferences, acting out roles as United Nations delegates. The team’s first conference was on Nov. 6-7 at the...

Racism on the Field

Orly Einhorn, Opinion Editor November 14, 2018

Beachwood football players came off the field at the Sept. 21 game against Perry and reported that Perry players were using slurs on the field, particularly the n-word. They later also reported that the...

Kaveh Varghai makes the

Leadership Conference Promotes Confidence

Prerna Mukherjee, Managing Editor November 9, 2018

BHS will hold its 19th annual Leadership Conference this weekend. Conference adviser Craig Alexander explained that the conference is a 30-hour experience where students will interact with new people...

Photo by Nakita Reidenbach

The Herd Takes on Hunger

Tal Rothberg, Staff Writer October 31, 2018

The auxiliary gym swarmed with students, staff and parents on Sunday, Oct. 14. Volunteers wore yellow shirts, hairnets, aprons and plastic gloves. They worked in teams at rows of tables where they diligently...

Photo by Vivian Li

Cleveland’s Jewish Community Commemorates Lives Lost in Pittsburgh

Vivian Li, Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2018

The Mandel Jewish Community Center held a vigil on Monday, Oct. 29 for the victims of the mass shooting on Saturday at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. During the hour-long vigil, leaders from...

'Blood Donation' by A M, US via thenounproject

Blood Drive Saves Lives

Tal Rothberg, Staff Writer October 16, 2018

On Oct. 4, many students participated in the blood drive held in the BHS gym. Sixteen students signed up, but many more people from the community came in to donate as well. “Giving blood is an...

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