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The Beachcomber

The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

“There is this push for more and more technology in the classroom, too,” English teacher Josh Davis said regarding electronics in school.  “More and more apps, more and more test prep and different online programs that are supposed to supplement education.”

Educators Consider the Pros and Cons of Cell Phones in the Classroom

Roberto DeMarchi, Staff Writer November 3, 2019

As cell phones have become increasingly omnipresent and powerful, schools, including BHS, must try to strike a balance between what is useful and what is disruptive as far as electronics are concerned. “The...

Students Should Comply With New Cell Phone Crackdown

Students Should Comply With New Cell Phone Crackdown

Beachcomber Staff June 10, 2013

School has many functions in the lives of teenagers. Theoretically, high school is a place where teens learn and grow-both academically, personally and yes, socially. However, there is a time and a place...

Faculty Cracks Down on Cell Phones in Class

Faculty Cracks Down on Cell Phones in Class

Max Bleich, Online Editor in Chief June 3, 2013

After several BHS students were caught sharing embarrassing photos and videos of their teachers on social media sites, BHS faculty have cracked down on cell phones in recent weeks. While the phone ban...

Editor’s Edge: Show Some Courtesy, Put Your Phone Away

Grant Gravagna, News Editor February 21, 2013

You shouldn’t have your phone out in class. It’s a known rule. While not exactly strictly enforced by many teachers, it shouldn’t have to be. It’s an issue of respect, and many BHS students fail...

A student texts under the table with his Blackberry. Photo by Anna Swanson.

Students Consider Uses and Abuses of Cell Phones

October 19, 2010

By Or Bairey-Sehayek, Staff Writer The cellular telephone has become a staple of modern life, and with the advent of text messaging, cheaper and more sophisticated phones, and better service coverage,...

Senior Jerry Gordon shows off his PDA.

PDA’s Can be ‘Berry’ Addictive

November 21, 2009

By Asha Clark, Staff Writer An impulsive need to check email and surf the web has Americans tied to their BlackBerry phones—not only their computer. According to CBS news, 35 percent of adults who...

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