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The Beachcomber

The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

By utilizing a combination of luck, collaboration, innovation and sweat, the team transforms what was initially a pipe-dream into reality.

Mission Mangal Soars With Inspirational Story

Sanket Makkar, Staff Writer May 16, 2022

Welcome to Bollywood Gems, a series where I, an experienced Bollywood film viewer, review Bollywood films for quality and beginner-friendliness. Today I will be reviewing 2019’s Mission Mangal, which...

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,”...

Mukherjee transitions from John Lennon to Black Sabbath.

White & Gold is Back

Ori Balkan, Staff Writer May 9, 2022

The White & Gold variety show, performed April 30, included a number of vocal and instrumental acts. Considering the show has not been performed live since 2019, it seemed extremely professional. The...

The Bison qualifiers at the Nike Indoor Nationals in Staten Island, NY on March 13.

The Indoor Track Team’s Long Road to States

Lana Lagman, Hiba Ali, and Samah Khan April 22, 2022

The Bison indoor track team had to jump more hurdles than usual in order to compete in the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches (OATCCC) state championship on March 4 at Spire Institute...

The majority of Beachwoods CCP students are taking their college courses online.

College Credit Plus Increasingly Popular, But Not Best Option For Everyone

Carli Margolis, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

College Credit Plus (CCP), a dual-enrollment program that has been available to Ohio middle and high school students since 2015, is attractive to students for its flexibility and for the opportunity it...

Muslims observing these holy days simply try their hardest to be good people, as it is considered that speaking out of anger or telling lies or committing other immoral actions will also negate one’s fast.

A Time of Introspection and Peace

Hiba Ali, Editor-in-Chief April 19, 2022

For 29-30 days (depending on the moon), Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset in the month of Ramadan (this year it started on April 2). While observing Ramadan is one of the fundamental obligations for...

School Board Members Wendy Leatherberry, Jillian DeLong and Dr. Josephine Chan at the BHS Gallery of Success on April 8.

Beachwood Seats First All-Female School Board

Shreya Chellu, Staff Writer April 11, 2022

For the first time since its first meeting in 1915, the Beachwood Board of Education is all female. With the swearing-in of new members Kim Allamby, Dr. Josephine Chan and Wendy Leatherberry in January...

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...

Lata Mangeshkar pictured at her birthday concert in 2011.

Remembering Lata Mangeshkar

Sanket Makkar, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

Lata Mangeshkar was an eight-decade Indian cultural phenomenon who launched her singing career at age 13 and continued it until her death at the age of 92 on Feb. 6 of this year. Mangeshkar was well...

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...

Members of the International Rat Society include seniors David Kuang, Claire Weaver, Miranda Desatnik and Lucas Yang.

Destination Imagination Headed to State Tournament

Evelyn Zhang, News Editor March 30, 2022

Destination Imagination (DI) is a global problem-solving competition for students from elementary school to college.  Students form teams and test their skills in a variety of STEAM-based (science,...

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...

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