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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.

Electronic music, DJs should be praised

13 January 2012

Candice Hannani, Staff Writer New, unique, creative. It seems like today our world revolves around these three words. And what goes around does so in a full 360; the music industry is no exception, as electronic music has become incredibly popular within the past few years, ushering in a modern genre of computerized sounds. We’ve […]

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Freshmen basketball blows out Hawthorne, continues season strong

13 January 2012

Arman Zadeh, Staff Writer On Wednesday, Jan. 11, the boys’ freshmen basketball team continued on their already successful season with a win, blowing out the Hawthorne Cougars by a score of 63-21. Beverly now stands with a record of 14-3. By halftime, the Normans led with a score of 30-9, but the team did not […]

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You can vote, but do you know enough to?

13 January 2012

Zachary Fouladian, Staff Writer High school is a time when most students reach the legal voting age, but how many of us actually know enough about politics to make that decision? For most of our lives, we could get by without knowing the specifics, just hating Bush can get you by in most of California. […]

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College Apps: overwhelming or overrated?

13 January 2012

Pasha Farmanara, Web Co-Editor-in-Chief From the day one starts high school, until graduation everything a student does is for one reason. It is the reason students deprive themselves of sleep, bury their faces in textbooks and check JupiterGrades every chance they get. Students do all of this to get into a good college. Over a […]

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Brian Song moves up the rankings

13 January 2012

Pasha Farmanara, Web Co-Editor-in-Chief It is the last hole, and after four days of golfing and almost five hours into his round, it all comes down to this. He just walked two and a half miles over hilly terrain with a 35 pound golf bag on his back. Even though he has many aches and […]

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MATCH makes a difference

13 January 2012

Marguerite Alberts, Staff Writer Giving back to the community is the job of every human on earth, whether it is actively participating in organizations, doing community service or donating money to charities. Making a difference in the community is entrusted to every generation, particularly teenagers, because they are the world’s future. Teenagers like sophmores Sarah […]

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DIY duo gets crafty

13 January 2012

Julia Waldow, Print Centerfold Editor The term DIY, or Do It Yourself, usually describes crafts, costumes, clothing and gifts.  For juniors Drew Hirschinger and Leah Weissbuch, DIY is more than just a saying or an action; it’s a lifestyle. During the summer of 2011, Hirschinger and Weissbuch created their own YouTube channel, CraftDuJour, to post DIY […]

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Highlights launches online component

13 January 2012

Kevin Park, Staff Writer and Web Designer Having been successful as a long-established school newspaper, Highlights finally goes online for the first time in the school’s history. Highlights online is run by nine students in adviser Gaby Herbst’s period eight desktop publishing class.  The online newspaper will provide students with the latest school news, 24 […]

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Music appreciation club makes show on KBEV

13 January 2012

Hae Lee, Staff Writer  A close group of students who are passionate and interested in music created the Music Appreciation Club. Every Tuesday at lunch, in U.S. History teacher Dan Moroaica’s room, students come together to jam, listen and learn. During meetings, club members bring in their own instruments. The club discusses music theory, the […]

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