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Wish Week raises over $5,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation Slideshow: Wish Week day two Board juggles safety, culture in debate of fencing front lawn Slideshow: Wish Week day one Madrigals try out a cappella singing: Prepare for performance
 

Wish Week raises over $5,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Nirav Desai, staff writer Isaiah Freedman, staff writer Evan Minniti, staff writer Students participated in the first ever Wish Week during five days of events designed to raise money and awareness for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles. The purpose of the Make-A-Wish Foundation is to grant a wish to terminally ill children. The […]

Slideshow: Wish Week day two

Jason Harward, graphics editor During the second day of Wish Week activities, all four grades took part in an epic dodgeball tournament. In the first round, the seniors knocked off the freshmen, while the sophomores pulled off an upset against the juniors. In the championships, the seniors showed they were truly the best dodgeball team on […]

Board juggles safety, culture in debate of fencing front lawn

Jason Harward, graphics editor In lieu of multiple school shootings around the country and the overall shift to safer schools, the Board of Education proposed a fence around Beverly during their most recent board meeting on Jan. 26, 2016. Although a permanent fence could cost upwards of $400,000 and would add to the already large […]

Slideshow: Wish Week day one

Guy Ginsberg, co-editor-in-chief Sophia Goldberg, staff writer On Monday, February 1, Service Learning’s first ever Wish Week began with multiple assemblies throughout the day aiming to encourage students to take part in the week’s festivies, as well as donate to the Make A Wish Foundation. The assembly featured a video made by the Make A […]

Madrigals try out a cappella singing: Prepare for performance

Vivian Geilim staff writer From choir music to modern ballads, the Madrigals have sung it all. However, with the new year comes the time for a new style of music. On Wednesday, Jan. 27, Madrigals welcomes their audience to a cappella singing. “I’m super excited for the show. It’s really cool that Madrigals allows us to […]

Varsity wrestling competes in Bay League Finals, prepares for CIF

12 February 2016

Jason Harward, graphics editor The varsity wrestling team competed in their final meet on Thursday, Feb. 11 in Bay League Finals at Santa Monica High School, sending six wrestlers into CIF. Both captains, seniors Elijah Klapper and Mohamad-Reza Sadeghi, advanced to CIF competition for their weight class. Klapper, who took first place in the 195 […]

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Varsity girls water polo puts up fight in final game of season

12 February 2016

Ben Shofet, Business Manager In their final game of the season, girls water polo, lost 6-11 against Culver City on Thursday Feb. 10. “I am really proud of the team’s performance,” junior Veronica Karlin said. “Even though we didn’t win, I think we improved a lot. There were some awesome goals and great defensive plays. […]

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Do not be intolerant of political correctness

11 February 2016

Nirav Desai, staff writer Few things are as offensive in contemporary American culture as political correctness. While the passionate debate over this filtered form of thought has become muddled, the stereotypes of those who take a stand on either side of the divide are still often depicted as clear. That is, those holding out against […]

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Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards recognizes 10 Normans

05 February 2016

Nirav Desai, staff writer Ten Normans have been honored by the Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards for their work in the technical arts. The news was conveyed today by Timothy Briggs, chair of the BHHS Technical Arts Department. Sponsored by Scholastic, the Art and Writing Awards are “the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious educational initiative supporting […]

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Asian-American families celebrate Lunar New Year

05 February 2016

Lauren Hannani staff writer Natasha Dardashti staff writer Although our new year was only about a month ago, the year is only just beginning for the Buddhist, Confucian and Taoist people, primarily with Chinese descent. As the annual traditional festivals and parades begin in different parts of Asia, students are celebrating the holiday in their […]

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Ultimate Super Bowl 50 Preview

05 February 2016

Isaiah Freedman staff writer   Super Bowl 50, featuring the Carolina Panthers against the Denver Broncos, is set to take place this Sunday, Feb. 7 at Levi Stadium in San Francisco. The game will be broadcasted on CBS. As with any Super Bowl, there are tons of juicy narratives floating around before the big game. This […]

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Boys soccer falls to Hawthorne, looks ahead to Santa Monica

04 February 2016

Jason Harward, graphics editor Boys varsity soccer came up short 2-1 in an intense home defeat at the hands of Hawthorne on Wednesday, Feb. 3. The loss makes their record 0-7, but coach Rick Minars doesn’t see the performance as a total negative, as he was impressed by improved teamwork and fluidity on offense which […]

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AcaDeca participates at county competition

02 February 2016

Sophia Goldberg staff writer After completing the first part of the Los Angeles County Competition, the AcaDeca competition team reflects on the opening of their competition season and looks forward to finishing the tournament next weekend. Scores will be announced for both the subjective and objective events on Feb. 11. The competition took place at […]

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National Shakespeare Competition returns, searches for school representative

01 February 2016

Jamie Kim, staff writer The English-Speaking Union (ESU) National Shakespeare Competition, in which high school students perform works of William Shakespeare, is returning to Beverly on Friday, Feb. 5. Any student is welcome to participate, and the first round of the competition is to be held at a location to be announced at lunch. To represent […]

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A Guide to the Iowa Caucus

29 January 2016

Nirav Desai staff writer Though the upcoming Iowa Caucus has dominated the American political limelight for the past few weeks, the quadrennial process may still remain confusing for many around the country. This article hopes to assist those who fall into this category in understanding this exciting moment in the ongoing election season. Has anything […]

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