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Trash piles up after lunch Brown returns to Beverly as House B Assistant Principal African poaching concerns must reach Americans Hawthorne School named 2014 California Distinguished School
 

‘How Hollywood Works’ revived by Hersh, Sarandos

Upasana Mannur, staff writer Junior Molly Hersh and senior Anthony Sarandos collaborated to revive the 70s KBEV production “How Hollywood Works,” evolving the concept in the process. Sarandos, director and producer, joined the production after watching Hersh’s first episode last year, featuring director Michael Grossman. While previous episodes of “How Hollywood Works” hosted professionals of all calibers, […]

Trash piles up after lunch

Sadie Hersh, staff writer The trash problem returned with the start of the 2014-2015 school year. When the lunch bell rings, students gather on the patios and lawn and chow down. By the time the closing bell sounds, the school is trashed.      

Brown returns to Beverly as House B Assistant Principal

Ben Shofet, staff writer  Former Beverly freshman and varsity basketball coach returns as an assistant principal after working at Kentucky Wesleyan, the Ivory Coast and Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) for 17 years as a coach, teacher, principal and dean. Kevin Brown is now the House B assistant principal, after working in IUSD administration for […]

African poaching concerns must reach Americans

Jackson Prince, co-editor-in-chief According to a study published a few weeks back by Genome Research, African elephants were deemed “superior smellers,” due to their innate ability to distinguish different odors better than any animal ever examined. However, despite their remarkably sensitive schnozzes, it seems as if elephants are unable to sniff out the danger to […]

Hawthorne School named 2014 California Distinguished School

Dani Klemes, web editor-in-chief Robert Katz, web editor-in-chief Hawthorne School was recently named a 2014 California Distinguished School by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. According to a press release from the California Department of Education (CDE), Torlakson named 424 public elementary schools California Distinguished Schools for their “strong commitment and innovative approaches to […]

Dance Company members salute Martin Luther King Jr.

12 September 2014

Lolita Gorbacheva, staff writer Marty Schnapp, staff writer Veronica Pahomova, staff writer Some members of Dance Company performed for Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech’s 50th anniversary.

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Week Two Fantasy Football Advice

12 September 2014

Jackson Prince, co-editor-in-chief I swear, this is going to become the “Stevan Ridley” column unless I drop him from my roster. I was promised the best inside rusher on the Patriots. Instead, I watched on as Shane Vereen played three times more than my guy, and even scampered into the endzone. Blech. I love Week One. […]

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Pencils of Promise club on the rise

09 September 2014

Karen Shilyan, staff writer Pencils of Promise is an organization that builds schools, programs and global communities around the common goal of education for all. Their mission is to provide every child with the access to a quality education, regardless of economic circumstances. The charity began when Adam Braun, a Brown University graduate, asked one […]

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The Nation makes its debut

08 September 2014

Celine Rezvani, staff writer The Nation, a brand new spirit club, kicked off on Sept. 2. The club’s main goal is to support fellow Normans, and aims to achieve 100 percent membership from the student body. The idea for a completely inclusive organization was pitched by current senior Jackson Prince at the end of last year, and […]

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Normans lose to Templeton in first 2014 game

07 September 2014

Jackson Prince, co-editor-in-chief The Normans fell to Templeton High School, 41-7, at home on Friday night, mainly attributed to Templeton’s “no-huddle offense” and a lack of familiarity to “game speed,” according to head coach Charlie Stansbury. Though the stat-line shows a respectable margin between the teams, the numbers tell a different story: the Normans have […]

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Robotics revamps image, turns to local businesses for financial support

05 September 2014

Lolita Gorbacheva, staff writer In an effort to become connected with the local community, Robotics is reaching out to local businesses for sponsorship. The whole team believes that having local sponsorship will be beneficial. “We used to search for financial support with bigger corporations outside or Nationwide. We are going to focus on local business […]

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Members of Medical Science Academy volunteer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

05 September 2014

Veronica Pahomova, staff writer Members of Medical Science Academy (MSA) are taking advantage of a privilege to intern at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and gain experiences that will benefit them in terms of college and possible careers. MSA is one of the countless academic activities Beverly has to offer. The program begins in sophomore year […]

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Jackson Fives: Week One Edition

04 September 2014

Jackson Prince, co-editor-in-chief  I did it again. In two of my three drafts, I found myself in need of a fourth running back. And, in these dire situations, the name atop both of my cheat sheets once my pick rolled around was Stevan Ridley. Last year, Ridley broke my heart, destroying fantasy hopes and dreams […]

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Halimi takes on administrative role

04 September 2014

Upasana Mannur, staff writer Class of ‘02 alumna and former English teacher of eight years Michelle Halimi joins the administration team as the new Assistant Principal in House C.  Halimi received her Master’s in  Administration from San Diego State University prior to taking the position. In addition to being an English teacher, Halimi was the […]

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Girls tennis defeats Harvard Westlake in preseason

03 September 2014

Eleanor Bogart-Stuart, staff writer The girls varsity tennis team had a successful Tuesday this week with a series of victorious scrimmages against Harvard Westlake. This a positive start for the varsity team, who made it to the CIF semifinals last year and didn’t get much farther. The success of these practice games was a surprise […]

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