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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.

“24:Legacy” exhilarates with fresh take

18 April 2017

Keith Stone co-editor-in-chief “24: Legacy” brings back all the nostalgia of the original gritty action drama, while also introducing a slate of fresh new characters and plot. “24” is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest action shows of all time. It had everything: multiple plots with fascinating characters, heart-stopping action, and a protagonist deeply […]

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Music culture in Norman Nation

13 April 2017

Veronica Pahomova co-editor-in-chief From the hard-hitting rap trio Migos, to the recently debuted KPop sensation BLACKPINK, all the way to country’s very own Blake Shelton, music can be found as the topic of numerous discussions worldwide. The average American listens to around four hours of music each day, so it is no coincidence that one […]

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Friends of Greystone teen advisory member looks to pass down experience

12 April 2017

Jamie Kim news editor Almost as well-versed in the history of the Greystone Mansion as the park rangers and as passionate about the restoration of the mansion as the donors, senior Julian Saadeh can be found leading student tours of the mansion and even at some of the many events hosted at the mansion. Saadeh is […]

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Varsity swimming topples Torrance

07 April 2017

Sophia Goldberg sports editor The swimming team beat Torrance High School Thursday, April 6, in their second meet of the season. All four age groups, girls and boys JV and girls and boys varsity, won a majority of their respective events.  Varsity boys beat Torrance 85.5-84.5, varsity girls won 106-63, JV boys won 81-63 and JV […]

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Tips on how to get into the National Honors Society

04 April 2017

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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Drama Lab’s one acts illuminate the Salter

03 April 2017

Priscilla Hopper staff writer The latest projects assigned to the Drama Lab students included writing and directing their own scripts which were performed on March 30 in the Salter Theater. Mirrors Mirrors was written by sophomore Izabella Paz and directed by junior Elianna Litov. The story revolves around four aspiring ballerinas each obsessed with their […]

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Students in the industry: musicians on the rise

31 March 2017

Sam Bernstein, staff writer Lauren Hannani, culture editor Last year, most students knew him as that guy from class. Now, people from all over the country  know him as Young Pari$, a young rapper whose music they can find on Youtube and SoundCloud. As a new “recording artist trying to make it big,” Phillip Billups, class of […]

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Struggle for voting rights

30 March 2017

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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Students apply to art schools

29 March 2017

Lauren Hannani staff writer Inspired by their love for the arts, some students already have goals to attend an art school after graduating. Although some of these seniors are still not sure yet which college they want to go to, they are determined to attend a school that encourages creativity and passion. Senior Katie Hertz, […]

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Robotics team finishes strong at annual competitions

28 March 2017

AJ Wolken staff writer The Robotics team, Mortorq, competed in its only two competitions of the year during spring break. They earned an eighth place finish out of 45 teams in Ventura, and a 20th place finish out of 60 teams in Long Beach. Although the team didn’t come out of the competition with any awards […]

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