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Finals after AP exams, recipe for disaster

Keith Stone co-editor-in-chief AP students at Beverly know the struggle of taking an AP and weeks later taking a final on the same material. While this does take place in only a select few classes, it hinders the successful transition the next year’s classes and ruins many students’ plans for the final efforts to pull up […]

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Tips on how to get into the National Honors Society

Veronica Pahomova co-editor-in-chief Since the National Honors Society application is due this Friday April 7, Highlights is giving some tips to juniors who are hoping to get in.

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Struggle for voting rights

Ben Shofet co-editor-in-chief   Since 1789, the United States has expanded the voting rights of its citizens. Following the Civil War, African-Americans gained the right to vote with the passing of the 15th Amendment. After years of fighting, women gained the right to vote with the passing of the 19th Amendment. And most recently, with […]

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Our Vending machines are misleading us

Isaiah Freedman staff writer It’s perfectly acceptable for vending machines to serve unhealthy snacks and treats. In fact, that is their core purpose, to provide a quick dose of carbohydrates to help students labor through a long day of school. They are not obviously not expected to contain gourmet food. However, the “Health Vending by […]

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Bevball isn’t just boys basketball

Keith Stone co-editor-in-chief “Bevball” is the most hyped thing on campus all year. The SaMo game packs the Swim Gym with students and is the most talked about on campus event for weeks. Everybody knows the status of boys basketball: who they’re playing, who the starters are and even the most out of touch students know […]

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This year’s musical is funny, entertaining and bee-utiful

AJ Wolken staff writer Full of humor, great music and stellar acting, this year’s musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a must see not only for students, but for all members of the Beverly Hills community. From the moment you arrive at the venue to buy your tickets and get your seats, […]

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Super Bowl LI sparks excitement

Jamie Kim news editor With an annual average of 70,000 spectators cheering wildly in the stands and 111.9 million viewers intensely watching the television screen, the Super Bowl has always stood as a testament to American culture. Since the very first kickoff in 1967, the Super Bowl, this year being Super Bowl LI, is a […]

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Democratic Chickens Come Home To Roost

Evan Minniti staff writer Trump is now president, and with him comes a whole reactionary circus of billionaires and incompetents firmly tied to the rule of Wall Street. Trump’s actions may make him the most rightwing president in recent memory. Because of this, the Democrats and Barack Obama try to cultivate a “left” image around themselves, […]

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AP achievement should be reflected in grades

Keith Stone co-editor-in-chief Students need to be rewarded for their hard work. If they are taking the hardest classes in high school (APs), they should get some benefit. There is one step that teachers can take to reward students for taking these challenging classes, and for studying incredibly hard for the AP test at the end […]

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What to expect when being political on social media

Veronica Pahomova co-editor-in-chief Social media. What once began as platforms for sending mass messages of funny cat videos have quickly evolved into outlets for political opinions. The election season has inevitably transformed these websites into harsh waves of political articles, Trump memes, social justice warfronts and everything in between. And though posting one’s perspective on […]

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