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Congratulations, Class of 2021!

Congratulations, Class of 2021!

June 1, 2021

Graduation will be held at 5:00 this evening at the BHS stadium. Below, is a list of each graduate's plans for next year, based on information provided to the guidance office as of May 13. Fares...

In the June 2019 incident, Jones tried to pull forward to escape since he was blocked in by a
police car. Rogers later said that Jones ran over his foot. Rogers fired two shots into the car
window. Jones pulled away and a chase ensued. Jones sideswiped two cars when exiting the
Beachwood Place parking lot. Beachwood Police continued to chase Jones north to Richmond
Heights before he fled the car and escaped on foot.

…and it Ended in Flames

Carrington Peavy, Editor-in-Chief May 30, 2021

On June 27, 2019, Beachwood patrol officer Blake Rogers shot at a 20-year-old Jaquan Jones, who was suspected of stealing a $59 hat fromDillards at the Beachwood Mall. At the time of the shooting, Jones...

Junior Leah Yakubov defends the goal against a Solon attacker.

New Coaches Bring New Attitude to Lacrosse Team

Channah Pearlmutter, Staff Writer May 29, 2021

New head coach Andy Piczer with assistant coaches Laura Gooding and Chris Buchanan brought new expectations and a positive outlook. “The new coaches have been amazing and know exactly what our team...

In May the district is honoring Asian American role models.

District Honors Diverse Identities With Monthly Heritage Banners

Anna Lonzer, Staff Writer May 27, 2021

In the past several months, students have seen banners hanging on the light posts outside of Beachwood school buildings. The faces and names rotate monthly to honor the district’s diverse cultures and...

Senior Jasir Holmes soars in the long jump. He will be advancing to regionals in the 4x100 and 4x200 relays.

16 Bison Athletes Advance From Perry District Meet

Samah Khan, Staff Writer May 26, 2021

This past weekend the Bison track team competed at the Division II District Meet held at Perry. The boys team won the district and the girls team was runner-up. Since the Beachwood track team has such...

Students have collected and sorted thousands of bottle caps for the project.

Climate Action Team Heads Coalition to Build Rainbow, Raise Awareness

Samah Khan, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

The BHS Climate Action Team, together with the MAC Scholars, the GSA and the CEC Club are currently working together to “build a rainbow” made from plastic bottle caps and lids.  “Actually, our...

These Four Years Were Not What I Expected

These Four Years Were Not What I Expected

Jacob Pincus, Staff Writer May 24, 2021

Parties every weekend, doing drugs in the bathroom, ditching school... This was the high school experience I expected to have; but it didn’t happen that way. After eight years in Jewish private schools,...

A Tough Year For Sports

A Tough Year For Sports

Dalanti Jackson, Staff Writer May 23, 2021

Sports have been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic this year.  The boys basketball team, for example, was only able to play 7 out of the usual 22 games, and the girls team was only able...

Creel speaks with quarterback Desmond Horne during the second-round playoff game on Oct. 16, 2020. The Bison defeated Warrensville 28-8.

Six Incredible Seasons

Tal Rothberg, News Editor May 7, 2021

Coach Damien Creel resigned in January after six years and six incredible seasons leading Bison Football.  Creel has accepted a job coaching at Lorain High School.  Initially he  planned to stay...

Annie Jump Cannon is credited with discovering 350,000 stars and developing the system for cataloguing stars that is still in use today.

What You Should Know About Deaf Culture

Hiba Ali, Features Editor April 30, 2021

Deaf History Month was celebrated March 13 to April 15, a great time to learn more about deaf culture.  Here are a few things that you may not have known. Deaf (with a capital D) is used to describe...

Senior Jordan Levin has been dominant on the mound this season.

Bison Sports Highlights

Noah Weiskopf, Sports Editor April 23, 2021

While some of us have been at home streaming Netflix, Bison athletes have been continuing to compete. Here is an update on their recent accomplishments. Update On Spring Sports The baseball team...

City of Beachwood Finance Director Larry Heiser in his office at City Hall

The Costs of COVID

Evelyn Zhang, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Communities around the country have been hit hard by COVID-19. The COVID relief bill that President Biden signed in early March includes hundreds of billions of dollars in aid to local communities, including...

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