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Editorial: Board disputes undermine community goals Coping with anxiety: students share their experiences OPINION- The unspoken problem: discrepancies throughout the curriculum Gratitude Garden sows seeds of appreciation for faculty, campus SLIDESHOW: Sharing smiles with Albion street
 

Editorial: Board disputes undermine community goals

Our district is in dire straits. The implications of a structural budget deficit and the clean-up of the oil well continue to loom over our heads. Seemingly never-ending litigation and a high administrative turnover rate have sapped our energy. An evolving relationship with the city, following the recent tense negotiations over the Joint Powers Agreement, […]

Coping with anxiety: students share their experiences

Natasha Dardashti staff writer Lauren Hannani culture editor Disclaimer: Some names were changed in this article to protect sources and provide anonymity. Being in control has always been important to Jules. Whether it’s through her rigorous courses or achievement in hobbies, Jules has always been able to manage a workload typical to a high achieving […]

OPINION- The unspoken problem: discrepancies throughout the curriculum

The elephant in the (class)room Find the news article regarding the issue here. Vivian Geilim opinion editor There is an elephant that lingers through the halls of Beverly. A topic we all think about, but seldom take action on. The discrepancy amidst student’s education. The evident problem of the unregulated and dissimilar curriculum that is shared between two […]

Gratitude Garden sows seeds of appreciation for faculty, campus

Jamie Kim co-editor-in-chief As much of the school remains in the throes of construction, there is very little greenery around campus. What used to be stretches of freshly-cut grass, the front lawn is now a plot of dirt and dried weeds. The Village is comprised of identical bungalows, separated by metal fences and strictly aligned […]

SLIDESHOW: Sharing smiles with Albion street

Vivian Geilim opinion editor Every year, Albion St. elementary receives seasons greetings from Beverly High. Service Learning organizes the annual event by raising money for gifts to give to the elementary school at Albion.

Theater season is back

31 January 2012

Kevin Park, Staff Writer Normans’ theater season is coming back soon. The performing art department is keen to continue its success of last year’s performance of Fiddler on the Roof, which was about the Russian Jewish tradition during the pre-Revolutionary era, with the immortal American classic, Grease. Grease, composed by two American musical composers, Jim Jacobs and […]

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Technology is getting our generation too distracted

30 January 2012

Parmis Sahrapima, Web Co-Editor-in-Chief Speaking as a student who faces the same problems and goes through the same experiences as millions of other teenagers, I can honestly admit that the first thing that comes to my mind when I get home from school is my precious computer. For others, it may be their cell phone, […]

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ASB’s goals following election

27 January 2012

The 2012 ASB members were elected on Thursday Jan. 19. Following the election, ASB’s goals are to work on filling up the open spots with candidates who lost in the election, and to get students more involved in lunchtime activities. “Our first thing is working on the commissioner elections,” Head Row Secretary Anton Saleh said. […]

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Obama’s take on education, 2012

26 January 2012

Arman Zadeh, Staff Writer On Jan. 24, President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address for his first term. The president left much emphasis on the same familiar themes as he has been since his first address, such as his policy on education. During his speech, Obama highlighted that in order to aid […]

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A look at Israeli culture from a traveler’s view II

25 January 2012

Zachary Fouladian, Staff Writer There are a number of differences between Israel and the United States; ranging from the number of wild cats to the types of food stores. However, the biggest differences are that Israel has a huge religious component to its politics and is surrounded on all sides by enemies. Every difference, big or […]

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Religion vs. pop culture

24 January 2012

Candice Hannani, Staff Writer From Kim Kardashian’s road to fame to the MTV reality show Jersey Shore, entertainment has come a long way from the time when religion was all-dominating. Many can agree that religion has become a much less concerning topic in the media, and that pop culture has taken over the entertainment industry. […]

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Republicans, religion and why it’s wrong

21 January 2012

Lilia Abecassis, Staff Writer I am a Republican. Even though I live in liberal Los Angeles and was raised by a Democrat, I will proudly display a “Honk if I’m paying your mortgage” bumper sticker on my car when I start paying taxes.  I am socially and fiscally conservative. But I am not a proud Republican. […]

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Griddle Café’s scrumptious dishes delight taste buds

20 January 2012

Julia Waldow, Print Arts & Style Editor Hollywood’s Griddle Café is something like Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory — a magical land of “pure imagination” that “takes a sunrise, sprinkles it with dew, covers it in chocolate and a miracle or two.” It’s a world where pancakes bigger than customers’ heads sizzle in frying pans, where French toast […]

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2012 upcoming music preview

19 January 2012

Robert Katz, Staff Writer 2011 certainly offered more than its fair share of fantastic music, with the rise of many previously-obscure artists along with the returns of some of last decade’s most beloved bands. 2012, on the other hand, has yet to make its impression on the music world and now is the perfect time […]

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Raffle winners

18 January 2012

Congratulations to Antonela Balaguer and Shanna Massachi for winning beverlyhighlights.com’s comment raffle! Ladies, you’ve each won $10 gift certificates to California Pizza Kitchen! Please swing by room 253 between periods five and eight to pick up your prizes.

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