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Mock Trial adds new approach to debate

Sophia Goldberg staff writer Learning public speaking skills and analyzing the justice system’s structure are the basic skills future businessmen and lawyers need to form. Now, students can join the Mock Trial Club to better these skills while interacting with their peers. With around 20 members who participate weekly, co-presidents Cecilia Amato and Hannah Knecht work together […]

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Dancer makes ‘pointe,’ takes position as trainee for professional ballet company

Jamie Kim staff writer Her eyes were fixated on the screen as she was entranced by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s ballet party in the movie, “You’re Invited to Mary-Kate and Ashley’s Ballet Party.” This moment 12 years ago defined the beginning of a dream she would never cease to chase. In January of 2016, senior […]

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Photography sparks creativity in junior

Natasha Dardashti staff writer Since she was 10-years-old, junior Andrea Di Battista has always had a camera in her hands. Her years of photography were heavily supported by her grandfather. Upon finding out about Di Battista’s interest in photography, he gave her his own film camera. “He gave it [the film camera] to me the […]

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Hilarity of ‘Fuddy Meers’ begins tonight

Max Yera staff writer The Theatre Arts Workshop (TAW) will premiere its second fall play “Fuddy Meers” tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the Salter Family Theater in what will be the first of three previews. “Fuddy Meers” is a dark comedy that follows the abduction of an amnesiac named Claire as she encounters various amusing […]

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Pole vaulter Amanda Block ‘swings’ an acceptance to Brown University

Sadie Hersh, co-editor-in-chief After spending her many days of her high school career lifting weights, running and training at UCLA, senior pole vaulter Amanda Block has earned acceptance to Brown University for fall 2016. Block started pole vaulting in 8th grade, but her path to this sport came by way of gymnastics. “I competed in […]

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Hard work pays off for UCLA bound swimmer

Sydney Tran staff writer Strenuous practices, draining exercises and the near-constant scent of chlorine in the air have been an integral part of swimmer Amy Okada’s life for years. Olympic trial qualifier Amy Okada has dedicated much of her life to her swimming career, and it has paid off. Okada verbally committed to continue her career […]

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Business members of Robotics help the community

Veronica Pahomova staff writer   Robotics is known to be an extracurricular activity that incorporates many subjects such as math, science and mechanics. However, in addition to building a mobile robot, this after school program also aids the city with multiple actions of community service. MorTorq, the name of the robotics team, is divided into […]

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Meet the masterminds of school app

Jamie Kim staff writer High school can boggle minds, but the Beverly Hills High School app was created to do exactly the opposite. With a quick download, just one tap of the finger can easily lead to the three different bell schedules, monthly calendars, a staff directory and more. During the board meeting on Oct. […]

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Distance from home to school may make difference

Sophia Goldberg staff writer While all students must live in Beverly Hills to go to school in the district, the distances from Beverly to home may give some students a nice advantage before, during and after the school day. Beverly Hills, at 5.71 square miles, which is one of the smallest cities in Southern California. […]

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Behind the scenes of staff development days

Lauren Hannani staff writer While students were enjoying their day off this Monday, teachers from all over the district were spending time at Beverly doing some learning of their own in order to improve their classroom skills. From kindergarten to 12th grade, all teachers united in their departments and grade levels to share and collaborate […]

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