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In attempt to ensure equality among all sports programs, athletic funding, support come through team-specific needs

Sophia Goldberg sports editor Jamie Kim co-editor-in-chief For the 28th year in a row, nation-wide high school sport participation has increased, reaching an all-time high of 7,963,535 student athletes for the 2016-17 school year. Beverly has its fair share of athletes, with nearly 850 participants, 22 different sports programs and 44 sports teams. And as all things […]

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Girls varsity soccer nets fifth win of season

AJ Wolken staff writer The girls varsity soccer team pulled away in the second half of their game to earn a 5-1 victory over the winless New Roads Jaguars on Wednesday, Dec. 13. The home victory raises Beverly’s record to 5-1, and drops New Roads’ record to 0-5. Through a close and physical first half, the […]

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Thrifty Ice Cream brings affordable excellence to Beverly Hills

AJ Wolken staff writer Thrifty Ice Cream, the ice cream store famous for its cylindrical-shaped scoops and its convenient location in Rite Aid stores, has been in business since 1940. With two locations in Beverly Hills, Thrifty is a community favorite and easily the best local ice cream shop for the price. “Thrifty is a […]

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Community service encourages students, provides satisfaction

Sophia Goldberg sports editor Recognition for community service comes in all forms, from certificates to the overall fulfilling feeling students get from helping those in need and connecting with others. One way Beverly helps students earn recognition for their community service is the President’s Volunteer Service Award. Students can compile their community service hours in […]

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Alumna’s lifelong battle with illness inspires community

Jason Harward co-editor-in-chief The age of 25, for most people, is the beginning of life, not the end. But, as anyone will tell you, Mallory Smith, class of 2010, was not most people. Even though her cystic fibrosis (CF) diagnosis made turning 25 seem closer to an end, Mallory had plans for the life she saw […]

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The quest for dry hands should be paperless

Air dryers might not be the most effective way to dry your hands, but they are the most effective way to conserve resources. Schools use too much paper. In Minnesota, the only state to conduct a public survey regarding the waste of paper, schools waste 483,520 pounds of paper waste per day. The Earth has […]

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Valle siblings take over Creamistry

AJ Wolken staff writer Evan Minniti staff writer Creamistry, a relatively new restaurant on Beverly Drive, is a unique ice cream shop that makes their ice cream using liquid nitrogen, creating an immersive and appealing experience for customers. But Creamistry is unique in another way, as since opening they have hired upwards of seven employees that are […]

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How education can stop a growing rape culture

Sam Bernstein staff writer As the number of people coming out with stories about how they have been sexually taken advantage of grows, we as a place of learning have to realize that there’s only one solution to help ease this problem out of everyday life: to start consent education early. Middle schoolers receive vague […]

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American Sign Language course connects students with new community

Brian Harward staff writer It’s a silent class. On one hand, it’s taught in complete silence; on the other, it’s a class that not many students know exists. It’s American Sign Language class. American Sign Language (ASL) is taught in two hour chunks twice a week. It fulfills the school’s foreign language requirement, yet the […]

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‘New Voices’ movement promises freedom for all student journalists

Sophia Goldberg sports editor Jason Harward co-editor-in-chief Priscilla Hopper media manager DALLAS, Texas — Rights that Highlights sometimes takes for granted–the unrestricted access to and distribution of district information as well as the reasonable freedom to write what we believe without fearing administrative action–are not a reality for student journalists in many parts of the country. Speaking […]

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