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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 […]

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Math teacher works to earn doctorate in education

Lauren Hannani culture editor Math teacher Dustin Mathias is going back to school. Since graduating from college, Mathias has aspired to earn a doctorate in education and become a professor. Now, starting this year, he has begun working toward that goal–one he has been very passionate about for many years. “I like knowing how people […]

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Lower enrollment leads to more opportunities for students

Sophia Goldberg, Business Manager Benjamin Shofet, Co-Editor-in-Chief With enrollment steadily dropping in each of the five BHUSD schools over the past six years, the district can now allocate a larger amount of money to spend per student. The district receives its funding through property taxes, and the budget is independent of how many students are […]

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WASC comes with a sting

Nirav Desai, staff writer Veronica Pahomova, staff writer The Western Association of School and Colleges (WASC) visited on March 14 for a mid-term evaluation. Three years ago, this association gave us a six year accreditation with a three-year follow-up. According to Principal Dave Jackson and several other faculty and students, this recent follow-up visit, which determines […]

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Success appears in all forms

Keith Stone, Cub writer Vivian Geilim, Cub writer Students all over the world have varied views of what constitutes success, but at Beverly, the ideas of success are more diverse than most. Success is defined as the favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors; the accomplishment of one’s goals. At Beverly however, students’ goals […]

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Pencils of Promise club on the rise

Karen Shilyan, staff writer Pencils of Promise is an organization that builds schools, programs and global communities around the common goal of education for all. Their mission is to provide every child with the access to a quality education, regardless of economic circumstances. The charity began when Adam Braun, a Brown University graduate, asked one […]

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Determination Succeed in Summer

Ben Shofet, cub writer Grace Manzo, cub writer Raleigh Goldinger, cub writer  While many students are out enjoying themselves over the summer, many other students are determined to succeed in high school by taking summer school. Students take summer school for one of two reasons, to get ahead in their studies, or for credit recovery. […]

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Hawthorne School named 2014 California Distinguished School

Dani Klemes, web editor-in-chief Robert Katz, web editor-in-chief Hawthorne School was recently named a 2014 California Distinguished School by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. According to a press release from the California Department of Education (CDE), Torlakson named 424 public elementary schools California Distinguished Schools for their “strong commitment and innovative approaches to […]

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