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The Beachcomber

The student news site of Beachwood High School.

The Beachcomber

There is a relatively large gender gap in six of the BHS technology and engineering classes: AP Computer Science, AP Physics C, Honors Robotics, Intro to Design and Honors Design Engineering I and II.

Women in STEM Club Makes Recruitment Video to Address Gender Gap

Taia Menefee, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

According to the Census Bureau, women make up 48% of all workers in the United States, but only 27% of jobs in the STEM workforce. Men in STEM are also paid almost $15,000 more than women, and Black and...

On March 6, senior Abby Brewer led a lung lab in which students watched a video of a lung surgery and made models of lungs using balloons and plastic bottles. Photo by Julia Woomer

Pre-Med Club Explores Wide Range of Career Options

Clinton Sansonetti, Staff Writer March 7, 2018

Dimmed lights hung above the 707 classroom. A little light filtered through the windows, but that was the only natural light. Artificial light was cast from a projector and onto the screen at the front...

Last year, Srinivasan won first place in the chemistry category and also won grand prize at the Northeast Ohio Science and Engineering Fair (NEOSEF). Srinivasan was also a finalist for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Photo courtesy of Swathi Srinivasan.

Junior Swathi Srinivasan Invents Heating System for Premature Infants, Wins Prize From MIT

Sydney Eisenberg, Staff Writer February 22, 2016

Earlier this month, BHS junior Swathi Srinivasan traveled to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a National Finalist for the MIT THINK Scholars Program. Srinivasan was selected as one of five...

Sophomore Claire Bruening works on construction for the BHS robotics team. Photo by Bradford Douglas.

Breaking the Glass Beaker

Cathy Perloff, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2015

When math teacher Jessica Kellogg arrived at her upper level college math classes, she knew she was in a man's world. Her teachers were male; her peers were male; even the tutors at the support center...

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