The Beachcomber

Trauma, Love and Redemption in the Follow-Up to Netflix’s Cult Classic

Trauma, Love and Redemption in the Follow-Up to Netflix’s Cult Classic

Peter Soprunov, Editor-at-Large

December 8, 2019

The first season of the Netflix dark romantic comedy The End of the F***ing World was widely praised for its idiosyncratic story beats, stellar LGBTQIA+ representation and chaotic, youthful energy.  The series, based off of a Charles Forsman graphic novel by the same name, explores the rebellious and ...

Boys Basketball Notches Win Over Hawken

Boys Basketball Notches Win Over Hawken

Joe Spero, Sports Editor

December 7, 2019

The Bison basketball team defeated the Hawken Hawks 65-41 on Friday, Dec. 6. “We are essentially a brand new team, and a new coaching staff,” Coach David Krasnow said before the game. “We are learning from each other, and we are hoping to see more ball movement on offense and better shots....

Administration Confronts Sexual Harassment and Assault

Administration Confronts Sexual Harassment and Assault

Beachcomber Staff

December 6, 2019

We applaud the administration for conducting the sexual harassment assemblies of Sept. 20. This undertaking indicates a genuine effort to address the problem. While the assemblies were well-intended, we also hope to offer constructive criticism. The staff succeeded at presenting a clear definition ...

ASL Party 2019

ASL Party 2019

December 6, 2019

The ASL classes hosted the annual holiday party on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Students and community members enjoyed face painting, a bounce house, ASL karaoke, carnival games, prizes, food and lots of balloons. Photos by Sarah Brown and DeAja Mays

Sherlock Holmes Comes to Beachwood

Sherlock Holmes Comes to Beachwood

Prerna Mukherjee, Managing Editor

December 5, 2019

The drama department presented its fall play The Hound of the Baskervilles on Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23. The play is based on the most famous of the Sherlock Holmes novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. I watched the opening night show on Friday, and the suspenseful opening scene caught t...

Mayor Horwitz Investigated for Workplace Harassment

Mayor Horwitz Investigated for Workplace Harassment

Tal Rothberg, News Editor

November 27, 2019

Beachwood City Council held a public meeting with special counsel on Oct. 30 to discuss an investigation into allegations of workplace harassment by Mayor Martin Horwitz. After a dramatic airing of findings and criticism from residents who believed the investigation was politically motivated, council vote...

Giving Thanks With Words and Music

Giving Thanks With Words and Music

November 26, 2019

Students and staff gathered in the auditorium on Tuesday, Nov. 26 for the annual Thanksgiving assembly.

Kashmir: The Real Story

Kashmir: The Real Story

Sanjana Murthy, Staff Writer

November 24, 2019

India and Pakistan have fought a number of wars and skirmishes since the 1947 partition. The conflict over Kashmir has been the cause of much of the fighting. Demographics The Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir consists of three regions: Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. Jammu has a Hindu majority, whil...

Locked In

Locked In

Joe Spero, Sports Editor

November 23, 2019

The Bison football team had a dramatic season, finishing with an 8-3 record and a playoff bid for the fourth time in school history. “The amount of support we had made it very special,” Coach Damion Creel said. “Going through adversity was really challenging, but it made the season even more mem...

A Historic Season

A Historic Season

Elizabeth Metz, Multimedia Editor

November 18, 2019

The Bison volleyball team gave all they had to give on the court on Saturday, Oct. 26, but lost 3-0 to Crestwood in the district final, putting an end to an unprecedented season. The team shattered school records for their sport, earning a 20-1 record in the regular season and sweeping Kirtland in t...

Stanford Professor Jennifer Eberhardt Returns to BHS

Stanford Professor Jennifer Eberhardt Returns to BHS

Hiba Ali, Staff Writer

November 17, 2019

Beachwood alum and Stanford University Professor Dr. Jennifer L. Eberhardt, an award-winning psychologist who studies unconscious bias, addressed the high school on Wednesday, Nov. 6.  Eberhardt was introduced by BHS senior Priyanka Shrestha.  “Please join me in welcoming Dr. Jennifer L. Eberhard...

Chalice Assumes Leadership of Drama Club

Chalice Assumes Leadership of Drama Club

Bridgitte Feldman, Enterprise Editor

November 15, 2019

The BHS drama department has had a change in leadership as of the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. New video production teacher Marc Chalice has taken on the role of drama club adviser and director of the school plays.  Chalice has a background in philosophy and studio painting. He has had several jobs...