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The Beachcomber

The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

Workers install the new standing seam roof in September.

Renovated Pool Opens to Public

Carli Margolis, Staff Writer October 23, 2021

The Beachwood City School District is planning a reopening of the new and improved natatorium on Sunday, Oct. 24.  The event will begin at 12:30 with small group tours at 1:00 p.m., followed by a formal...

According to school district officials, the board  will wait until at least 2020 to put the elementary consolidation bond on the ballot again, taking into account community feedback. 
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Elementary Consolidation Delayed Indefinitely

Ian Stender, Staff Writer October 7, 2018

The bond to fund the controversial plan to replace Bryden and Hilltop with a consolidated elementary school will not appear on the November ballot. Instead, it may appear on the ballot in 2020. Voters...

According to school district officials, the board  will wait until at least 2020 to put the elementary consolidation bond on the ballot again, taking into account community feedback. 
Image by Strollo architects

School District Leaders Campaign For Combined Levy On May Ballot

Vivian Li, News Editor December 21, 2017
The Bond Levy Portion Would Finance the Planned Elementary Consolidation; The Operating Levy Would Finance Ongoing District Operations
Photo by Clarissa Djohari.

Construction Commences on BHS Auditorium

Clarissa Djohari, News Editor October 20, 2015

During the Sept. 15 Beachwood Board of Education meeting, $3.5 million worth of construction contracts were awarded, granting official approval for the auditorium renovation to begin. “Finally, you...

Photo by Grant Gravagna.

Exterior Improvements Complement Renovated High School Building

Grant Gravagna, News Editor February 18, 2014

While students are enjoying a renovated cafeteria, a new library and new athletic facilities, improvements are still being made, particularly to the school’s exterior. Such updates include larger, more...

The Auditorium:
Photo by Swathi Srinivasin

Construction Is Not Over For BHS

Dalia Zullig, Online Editor-in-chief February 18, 2014

Although the high school was rededicated on Sept. 27th, some parts of the building are not finished yet. While there is a consensus that the renovated building is a huge improvement over the old structure,...

Construction Continues for TV Production and Culinary Arts Classes

Construction Continues for TV Production and Culinary Arts Classes

Emily Topilow, Features Editor October 9, 2013

Most students and teachers arrived on the first day of school to find a renovated school and new classrooms. But when T.V. production teacher Kevin Houchins and culinary arts teachers Chef Kortez Wilson...

The Costs and Benefits of Construction

The Costs and Benefits of Construction

Dalia Zullig, Staff Writer October 6, 2013

The construction at BHS is coming to a close. The final trees have been planted, and the final touches are being placed on the few unfinished rooms. The recent construction added a new English wing, a...

What Was That Awful Smell in the 100 Hallway?

What Was That Awful Smell in the 100 Hallway?

Cathy Perloff, Opinion Editor April 23, 2013

“It smelled awful. A student actually tapped me on the shoulder and warned me to stop breathing,” freshman Inkyu Kim said. “The smell was absolutely repulsive. It was nauseating,” sophomore Casey...

Music Students Move into New Wing

Music Students Move into New Wing

John Li, Staff Writer October 11, 2012

In mid-Sept., orchestra, band and choir students were excited to play for the first time in the new music wing. Music classes had been held in temporary quarters since the construction began, so music...

What Do The Neighbors Think? Community Members Speak Out on the BHS Construction

What Do The Neighbors Think? Community Members Speak Out on the BHS Construction

Grant Gravagna, Staff Writer October 3, 2012

As construction moves along at BHS, it can be easy to forget an important group of people who are also affected by the renovations: our neighbors. These residents, who call Fairmount and Shakercrest Blvds....

Students Using Temporary Locks; Awaiting Shipment of New Locks

Students Using Temporary Locks; Awaiting Shipment of New Locks

John Li, Staff Writer September 11, 2012

One thing  veteran BHS students noticed after stepping into school on Aug. 29 was the absence of locks on the lockers. Beachcomber investigations revealed the cause:  a mistake during shipping. Many...

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