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Bundles of Hope is here to help SLIDESHOW: Juniors prevail at Junior-Senior night Every 15 Minutes scares, saddens, sparks change Bevball isn SLIDESHOW: DECA takes on state
 

Bundles of Hope is here to help

Isaiah Freedman staff writer It’s around noon on a hot Sunday, Mar. 12, at Temple Isaiah’s annual Purim festival, and senior Jack Harris does not have to be there. The festival is flush with taco trucks, grilled cheese trucks, pop-a-shots, whack-a-mole, moon bounces and slides. However, one stand separates itself from all the others, and […]

SLIDESHOW: Juniors prevail at Junior-Senior night

AJ Wolken staff writer After an epic night of food, games and fun, the juniors earned the victory at ASB’s annual Junior-Senior night. The two grades battled each other in various events such as musical chairs, tug-of-war and dodgeball. It was a tight competition and came down to the last event, the three-point shootout, where the juniors beat […]

Every 15 Minutes scares, saddens, sparks change

NEWS: How did Every 15 Minutes come about? Jamie Kim news editor Sophia Goldberg sports editor Every 15 Minutes, which took place on March 6 and 7, is a two-day program that challenges students to think about driving under the influence and the impacts their decisions could have on others. City-wide collaboration and months of […]

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 […]

SLIDESHOW: DECA takes on state

AJ Wolken staff writer Vivian Geilim opinion editor DECA, a business and entrepreneurship club, returned from its state conference on March 5. The club came back from the competition in Santa Clara with many accolades, including two teams of students who qualified for the national competition in Anaheim. Sean Toobi and Mia Grossman placed fourth in the State in […]

Science Olympiad unable to qualify for state in regional competition

23 February 2017

Max Yera co-editor-in-chief The Science Olympiad team competed at the Antelope Valley Regional competition this past Saturday, Feb. 18. There were 33 high schools from California competing, and Beverly placed 13th overall. Since only the top five schools advance to state, this competition will be the last of the school year. “We registered for this […]

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Dance Company showcases its Wooden values

22 February 2017

Ben Dahan staff writer The members of Dance Company showcased their choreographed pieces based on the John Wooden Pyramid of Success on Tuesday, Feb. 21. The dancers took to the small Salter Theater stage to present themes ranging from courage, friendship, loyalty and confidence. Each piece was taken from the hearts of the students, who choreographed […]

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Girls varsity basketball wins CIF second round

22 February 2017

Jamie Kim news editor The girls varsity basketball team won its away game on Monday, Feb. 20, against Big Bear High School, allowing the team to advance from the second round of the 2017 CIF Southern Section Girls Basketball Division 4A Playoffs to quarterfinals. The team defeated Big Bear 47-38, and the victory felt sweet […]

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Board reconvenes to discuss budget cuts

21 February 2017

    Ben Dahan news editor On Feb. 17, the Board of Education held its second study session regarding the recommended budget cuts of up to $5 million for the coming school year. This was a follow up from the first meeting, held on Feb. 9. The discussion about budget cuts originates from the district’s current […]

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Student leaders take on responsibilities

21 February 2017

Eleanor Bogart-Stuart culture editor Lauren Hannani feature editor Rinesa Kabashi staff writer With many clubs and extracurricular activities at school come many determined leaders. As their interests later became their passions, some students took over the responsibilities of big groups with big goals. One of the extracurriculars that requires a dedicated leader is Watchtower. Senior Andrea Di Battista, […]

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Varsity girls basketball take CIF

17 February 2017

Rinesa Kabashi staff writer The girls varsity basketball team defeated Avalon High School 60-46 on Thursday, Feb. 16. Throughout the season, the girls have showed improvement and were able to prove their skills during the game. Captain Megan Saghian has seen more of a connection with the girls then the team has had previously. “When […]

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Senior finds passion through comedy

17 February 2017

Priscilla Hopper staff writer In the second annual talent show on Feb. 2, virtually every performance consisted of singing or playing an instrument, but senior Michael Ben-Iftah had a different idea. Ben-Iftah used the talent show to showcase his stand up comedy. “I was like, ‘I got to try it sometime,’” he said jokingly. Ben-Iftah […]

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Travel ban breakdown: what happened, who’s affected?

16 February 2017

Explanation of  Trump’s travel ban   Ben Dahan news editor Natasha Dardashti social media editor On Friday, Jan. 27, President Donald Trump signed an executive order restricting immigration and travel from seven Muslim majority countries–Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Sudan, Somalia and Yemen– for 90 days in order to give time for stricter federal vetting processes. The ban […]

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Freshman friends claw their way to varsity basketball

16 February 2017

Isaiah Freedman staff writer It is very rare for a freshman to be on the varsity basketball team. In the past five years, only four freshmen have ever made the varsity team. Just this year alone, however, there are two freshman on the team. Freshman Nick Andrews and Albert Fallas may be new to the […]

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Students receive prestigious awards for photos

16 February 2017

Lauren Hannani staff writer Seventeen students in photography class received awards after submitting their photos to the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, a national recognition program for creative students from all over the country. Junior Emilia Kyriazis was awarded a Silver Key, which is the second best award after the Gold Key. She is very […]

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