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San Antonio voters react to election results

Julia Waldow, print editor-in-chief SAN ANTONIO – Although he lives in a Republican state, San Antonian Jonathan Pena takes a different political route than his fellow Texans. “I campaign for the Democrats, and I’m glad they won,” the 29-year-old said. “President Obama is doing a good job. I wish he could stay in office for […]

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Beverly opens first backgammon club

Jessica Saadian, staff writer Seniors Elisha Sameyah and Imanouel Tsimchi founded the first backgammon club at Beverly. With 11 members attending meetings, students are able to socialize and relax while playing a game of backgammon. Students who have trouble playing the game can observe other members play and learn how to strengthen their backgammon skills […]

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Yaniv Sadka creates new business, Sadka Lacrosse

Zoe Kenealy, staff writer Junior Yaniv Sadka has taken his love for lacrosse and transformed it into his own business, Sadka Lacrosse. Sadka Lacrosseis an online store where customers can buy lacrosse equipment and SadkaMesh.SadkaMesh is a product created by Sadka himself that is a “waxed lacrosse mesh which allows the lacrosse stick to keep […]

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Maple Counseling offers services

Jessica Saadian, staff writer The Maple Counseling at the NormanAid Center provides several services that are all confidential, including individual counseling for adolescents, parent-child programs and tutoring. Counseling may help students to have self-confidence and cope with their issues. Confidentiality allows teenagers to open up about their dilemmas without a fear of counselors revealing their […]

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Hinojosa’s upcoming book previewed by Enrichments

Jessica Lu, staff writer Hinojosa’s upcoming book previewed by Enrichments Roel Hinojosa, AP Government and Economics and AP Comparative teacher, has been writing a book on religion and previews the ideas for students during his monthly Enrichment class. “I started offering these Enrichments because I’ve been writing this book,” he said.  “I think that my […]

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Shishi Teeguarden’s lifetime memories through People to People

Parmis Sahrapima, Staff Writer Junior Shishi Teeguarden got the opportunity to travel throughout Europe with an organization called People to People this summer. The tour stopped in London, England; Caen, France; Paris, France; Bruges, Belgium; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Cologne, Germany; Heidelberg, Germany; Freiburg, Germany and Scuol, Germany. People to People is an ambassador program committed to […]

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Get involved at Beverly (Quiz)

Julia Waldow, print editor-in-chief Find out which activities at Beverly best match up with your interests through our interactive quiz. Let us know your results by commenting below. Check out our centerfold spread in our print edition on Sept. 21 to learn more about participating in activities including ROP programs, sports, performing arts, clubs and organizations. […]

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A Year in Review

By Arman Zadeh and Robert Katz, Staff Writers Nine months ago, we were all nine months younger than we are now. More importantly, the 2011-2012 school year began, and now it is over, almost as quickly as it started. In even less time, Beverly Highlights’ first semester online has come and gone, so, before the […]

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Chinese class anticipates its popularity

Kevin Park, staff writer Chinese course, having been offered since three years ago, looks forward to welcome more students with its dramatic growth of popularity. Three years ago, when Chinese 1/2 was introduced, 25 students enrolled in the first year. This year, having developed upper level classes up to 5/6, Chinese now has 80 students […]

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Ask an AP grader

Robert Katz, Staff Writer AP Calculus teacher Jane Wortman and AP Literature teacher Barbara Bader were questioned individually on various aspects of their experiences as AP exam graders. How many years have you been grading AP tests? Wortman: This is now my tenth year. The way they do it, after six years, you’re sort of retired […]

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