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Theater Arts Workshop performs Model UN attends annual UCLA conference Second annual Science and Engineering Fair fires up in EDC Boys water polo CIF run ends in quarterfinals District continues to power through construction process
 

Theater Arts Workshop performs ‘Almost, Maine’

Catherine Gagulashvili calendar manager “Almost, Maine,” a performance put on by the Theater Arts Workshop (TAW) Acting Emphasis Class, is a beautifully directed array of romantic comedy scenes and vignettes. Taking place in a small, starry, fictional town of Almost, Maine, the story unfolds, presenting several unique stories, all lingering on the promise and pain of […]

Model UN attends annual UCLA conference

Lauren Hannani culture editor The Model United Nations (MUN) team brought home several awards this past weekend after participating in UCLA’s annual BruinMUN conference. Freshmen Maya Mejia and Aasha Sendhil won an Honorable Mention, while freshman Alya Mehrtash and sophomore Michaela Forouzan took home Outstanding. However, for Mejia, the most fulfilling part was not winning […]

Second annual Science and Engineering Fair fires up in EDC

Desiree Gonzalez staff writer In celebration of science and students’ passion for the subject, the Beverly Hills Education Foundation sponsored the annual Science and Engineering Fair in the EDC on Wednesday, Nov. 8, where students were required to develop a scientific question, run experiments and create a board that summarized their work. After judges interacted with […]

Boys water polo CIF run ends in quarterfinals

Jamie Kim co-editor-in-chief During the quarterfinal match against Valley View High School on Saturday, Nov. 4, the boys varsity water polo team lost 15-10, losing its bid for semifinals of CIF-SS DIvision 7 Boys Water Polo Championships. “It was a tough loss for us but every player gave it their all, and there was nothing […]

District continues to power through construction process

Ben Dahan news editor Lauren Hannani culture editor Students may be wondering why they are still sitting in bungalow classrooms while the school’s buildings supposedly are under construction but remain hollow and unconstructed. However, progress in construction has been happening behind the scenes, even though the changes are not yet physically noticeable. Over this last […]

Meet the writers behind Highlights

27 September 2017

Vivian Geilim opinion editor You’ve seen us online. You’ve read our articles. Now, it’s time to meet the staff. Get to know the personalities behind the publication of Highlights.

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Charlie Award honors former English teacher, offers scholarship to seniors

27 September 2017

Sophia Goldberg sports editor The Charlie Award is named after a former English teacher at Beverly, Georgianna “Charlie” Atol, who was captivated by creative writing her whole career. The award was originally funded by her family’s donations to the school after her death in a car accident in 1976, but the English department has decided […]

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Utilizing the college center

26 September 2017

Natasha Dardashti staff writer Desiree Gonzalez staff writer To help prepare students for their future, College Counselor Casey Rowley provides a college guidance program working with students to make plans for their post high school years. On certain Monday during lunch at the college center, Rowley has College Monday Workshops where each session has a […]

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New administrator forecasts improved district communications

26 September 2017

Brian Harward staff writer A newly created position in the district has been filled by an unfamiliar face with an unlikely background. New Director of Communications Laura Skirde received a degree in journalism from University of Colorado at Boulder and subsequently took her first job as a broadcaster in Casper, Wyoming. After a 10 year career […]

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BHEA, district begin contract negotiations for current school year

25 September 2017

Ben Dahan news editor Sophia Goldberg sports editor Representatives from the district and the Beverly Hills Education Association, the bargaining unit for teaching staff, reached a tentative agreement for the 2016-17 school year at the end of May and look to hash out an agreement for the 2017-18 term this year. Tentative agreement BHEA president Telly Tse […]

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CTE program introduces new personal and business finance course

25 September 2017

Desiree Gonzalez staff writer Hoping to prepare students for life after high school, the Career and Technology and Education Program (CTE) has added a new semester-long introductory course in personal and business finance.This new class presents information and skills which enable students to make informed decisions about real world financial issues. This course is open to […]

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Smartphone use in the classroom practical, powerful amidst budget cuts

21 September 2017

Jason Harward co-editor-in-chief Eighty-eight percent of teens have or have access to smartphones or cellphones, according to data collected from the Pew Research Center from 2015. It’s inevitable that students are bound to come to school with these devices. Yet, even with the many apps designed to be streamlined into a more collaborative classroom, school […]

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Clubs try to increase participation

20 September 2017

Jude Binkley staff writer Clubs debuted on club day that were unfamiliar to students, and they struggle to gain more students and participation when they have not yet been ingrained into the Beverly culture. One of the new clubs is Girl Up, a club that started last year that would like to grow their outreach to more […]

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Beverly Babysitters and Company provides community based care-taking service

19 September 2017

Natasha Dardashti staff writer Communication, design, advertising, business professionalism: all of these skills are required for a young entrepreneur to take hold in today’s economy. For senior Samantha Boudaie, CEO of Beverly Babysitters and Company (BBCO), these skills have been assets in her self-established caretaking company for the past two years. Recognizing the demand for […]

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Varsity football loses close game against Cerritos

19 September 2017

Sam Bernstein staff writer The varsity football team travelled to Cerritos to face the Cerritos High School Dons for a non-conference game. Friday night’s game ended in heartbreak for the Normans, as they lost 22-16 after holding a two-score lead for most of the second half. The Normans record dropped to 0-4 after the Dons […]

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Calendar


« November 2017 »
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
    1* Girl Up Women\'s Shelter Drive all day
* Albion Street Fundraising all day
* Hamilton NY College Workshop at 8:00 am
* UCSC College Workshop at 9:00 am
* Hofstra College Workshop at 10:10 am
2* Early Dismissal all day
* Girl Up Women\'s Shelter Drive all day
* Albion Street Fundraising all day
* Occidental College Workshop at 8:50 am
* SCIA College Workshop at 9:45 am
3* Girl Up Women\'s Shelter Drive all day
* Albion Street Fundraising all day
* DePauw College Workshop at 10:10 am
* CAU College Workshop at 11:15 am
* UNH Durham College Workshop at 12:15 pm
* Varsity Football League Game at 7:00 pm
4* Albion Street Fundraising all day
5* Albion Street Fundraising all day
6* Albion Street Fundraising all day
* Girls lacrosse tryouts at 3:00 pm
* Boys golf tryouts at 3:00 pm
7* Albion Street Fundraising all day
* Sacred Heart College Workshop at 8:00 am
* Ohio State College Workshop at 2:00 pm
* Boys lacrosse tryouts at 3:15 pm
* College Guidance Night at 6:30 pm
8* Albion Street Fundraising all day
* U of Tampa College Workshop at 12:15 pm
* Boys volleyball tryouts at 3:00 pm
* Boys tennis tryouts at 3:15 pm
* Boys lacrosse tryouts at 3:15 pm
* Swim team tryouts at 3:40 pm
9* Albion Street Fundraising all day
* Girls lacrosse tryouts at 3:00 pm
* Boys tennis tryouts at 3:15 pm
10* Cross Country Playoffs all day
* Albion Street Fundraising all day
* Veteran\'s Day: No School all day
11* Albion Street Fundraising all day
12* Albion Street Fundraising all day
13* Track & Field tryouts all day
* Albion Street Fundraising all day
14* Albion Street Fundraising all day
* Track & Field tryouts all day
* Baseball tryouts at 3:00 pm
15* Albion Street Fundraising all day
* Track & Field tryouts all day
* Baseball tryouts at 3:00 pm
16* Senior Panormaic all day
* Early Dismissal all day
* Albion Street Fundraising all day
* Winter Play-Almost Maine all day
* Baseball tryouts at 1:15 pm
17* Albion Street Fundraising all day
* Winter Play-Almost Maine all day
18* Cross Country Playoffs all day
* Winter Play-Almost Maine all day
19* Winter Play-Almost Maine all day
20* Winter Play-Almost Maine all day
* Girls waterpolo game at 3:00 pm
* Girls soccer scrimmage at 3:00 pm
21* Girls Basketball Tournament all day
* Girls waterpolo game at 3:00 pm
* Boys soccer scrimmage at 3:00 pm
22* Girls Basketball Tournament all day
23* Girls Basketball Tournament all day
* Thanksgiving Break all day
24* Girls Basketball Tournament all day
* Thanksgiving Break all day
25* Girls Basketball Tournament all day
* Cross Country Playoffs all day
26* Bill Nye Speakers Series all day
27* Boys Basketball Tournament all day
* Girls Basketball Tournament all day
* Boys soccer non-league game at 3:00 pm
28* Boys Basketball Tournament all day
* Girls Basketball Tournament all day
* Boys soccer non-league game at 3:00 pm
* Girls soccer non-league game at 3:00 pm
29* Boys Basketball Tournament all day
* Wrestling Tournament at 3:00 pm
30* Girls Basketball Tournament all day
* Boys Basketball Tournament all day
* Early Dismissal all day
* Girls soccer non-league game at 5:00 pm
     

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