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The Beachcomber

The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

Nate Lurie shoots a floater.

Bison Even Score With Tigers

Jacob Burkons, Staff Writer January 19, 2023

The Bison notched an important win against Chagrin Falls on Tuesday night, bringing their record to 9-4 (3-3 in CVC).  Since the Tigers beat the Bison by 10 in the second game of the season, this was...

View of The Arch of Freedom of the Ukrainian People from the Glass Bridge in Kyiv.

Fleeing War, Settling in Beachwood

Samah Khan, Editor-in-Chief January 17, 2023

When news broke of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last February, junior Yeva Butovska thought about her relatives and friends who were forced to flee their homes without money or a plan for the future.  “[They...

A New Year’s resolution can be as ambitious as you want it to be. However, it is crucial to sustain it within the boundaries of your commitments and capabilities.

New Year, New You?

Anah Khan, Features Editor January 11, 2023

Happy New Year!  2023 is finally here, and with it, a fresh new page of your life begins.  As the clock strikes 12:00 January 1st, you are given the opportunity to start anew, a prospect that seems...

Community members attended a public study session on Nov. 14 to consider options two and four.

Board of Education Approves Plan for Elementary Facilities Upgrades

Anah Khan and Amy Zhou January 10, 2023

The Beachwood Board of Education voted on Nov. 28 to move forward with a plan to renovate the Fairmount Elementary School building and rebuild both Hilltop and Bryden Elementary School buildings.  Fairmount...

The performances got more and more impressive, reaching a totally tubular level of ‘80s and ‘90s awesomeness.

An Evening With the Hits of the ‘80s and ‘90s

Elijah Kriwinsky, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

Choir director Darlene Haight explained that video production teacher Marc Chalice gave her the idea for this year’s ‘80s-themed cabaret night. “When I was cleaning out my storage room at the...

The funniest thing that’s happened to me at Beachwood is seeing all the teachers who used to be my teachers when I went to school here, Grossman said.

Charlotte Grossman Returns to BHS as School Nurse

Lyndia Zheng, Staff Writer December 15, 2022

Where did you go to high school?   Believe it or not, I graduated in 2009 from BHS so yes, I’m an alum. What did you do before coming to Beachwood?  Before coming to Beachwood, I worked in...

An official calls a foul during the Bison home game against Lakeside on Dec. 10.

Refs Hanging Up Their Whistles

Ori Balkan, Staff Writer December 14, 2022

During the summer of 2022, the Chagrin Valley Conference was approached by the Cleveland Football Officials Association. The officials wanted to negotiate for higher pay and threatened to sit out the first...

Many parents aren’t just using Life360 when their teens are at home — they continue to keep digital tabs on their children even as they go to college and try to start their own lives.

Teens Need Privacy, Not Monitoring From Parents and Tech Companies

Netta Haas, Opinion Editor December 13, 2022

It’s easier than ever for parents to get involved in the minutiae of their teenage children’s lives. With apps like Life360, parents can see exactly where their teens are at any given moment. The tracking...

“I want to teach them a work ethic,” Readance said. “If you want to achieve something, there really is no shortcut for hard work.”

Readance Raises the Stakes

Allie Rindsberg, Staff Writer December 12, 2022

Don Readance, the new girls basketball coach, is excited about building up the team.  “I have been coaching softball here for two years going on three, and when the basketball position opened up...

While Democrats made big gains on election day in neighboring Michigan and Pennsylvania, Republicans have increased their majority in the Ohio Statehouse.

Ohio Republicans Poised to Push Through Agenda on Critical Issues

Taia Menefee, Staff Writer December 11, 2022

Ohio voters went to the polls on Nov. 8 to deliver a big win for the Republican Party. Senator J.D. Vance beat Democratic candidate Tim Ryan for the US Senate seat, and three new Republicans won Ohio Supreme...

Over 14,000 children went missing in Ohio in 2021, and of those, 97% were found alive. 415 were never found.

How Missing People are Found

Isaac Gorodeski and Elijah Kriwinsky December 7, 2022

When a Beachwood teen went missing in late August, the Beachwood police mobilized a search and found the missing person within 25 hours.  The search involved many different parties, including the Valley...

Freshman Ela Sasmaz dumps a load of paper into the dumpster while sophomore Raghav Iyer offers encouragement.

Ecology Club to Distribute New Recycling Bins

Jacob Burkons, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

Members of the ecology club split into two groups and walked around the building after school on Monday, Nov. 28 in an effort to divide and conquer the large amount of recycling generated each week in...

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