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The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

Beachwood students are accelerated in math as early as 3rd grade, and once a student is on that track, it is very hard to leave.  The vast difference in the educational tracks becomes more significant as the number of options decrease as they progress through the school.

Want to Improve Student Mental Health? Reduce AP Course Loads

Ben Lawrence and Greg Perryman October 10, 2021

Tonight, many BHS students will complete an egregious amount of homework. They will read several chapters of a book assigned from their high level English class, complete an assignment from a college level...

Students enjoyed a visit from therapy dogs during December exams.

Staff Addresses Student Mental Health Needs

Prerna Mukherjee, Managing Editor January 29, 2020

Staff members organized a series of mental health activities before winter break to help reduce stress during midterm exams. The events included visits from therapy dogs, a “mindful meditation” session...

Cartoon by Jinle Zhu

College Application Stress is Too Much, Too Soon

Orly Einhorn, Staff Writer January 25, 2018

“But you’re a junior. You don’t have to worry about college yet!” Perhaps laughing when people say this to me isn’t the best response. But I do, because the truth, the one I’ve experienced,...

Image by Gan Khoon Lay via the noun project

Teen Mental Health Issues Increasing Nationwide

Amelia Port and Nakita Reidenbach January 24, 2018

The incidence of anxiety and depression in high school and college students has increased dramatically in recent years. Researchers found a 37% increase in major depressive episodes among teens from...

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