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Alumna returns after ‘making it’ as journalist

Mikaela Rabizadeh social media editor After traveling nationwide as an established journalist, reporting for the largest news circulation in the world and indulging in the great books of western philosophy, alumna Kate Havard returned to campus.  While it was only nine years ago when she walked the halls as a Norman, Havard’s homecoming served to […]

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Junior strives to beat coach’s cross-country record

Catherine Gagulashvili calendar manager Described as number one by his coach, captain of the boys varsity cross-country team junior Aaron Selikovitz is attempting to beat Beverly alumnus, head varsity and assistant distance coach Mark Luevano’s mile time and 3,200-meter record. With a mile time of 4 minutes, 49 seconds, Selikovitz is only 26 seconds short of […]

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New ASB advisor brings school spirit back

Rinesa Kabashi staff writer A teacher from Wisconsin left the state with spirit and hopes to bring it back. Former ASB advisor Mark Mead was promoted to assistant principal of House C leaving the spot open for Math teacher and new ASB advisor Jennifer Goolsby to become the new advisor. Because Goolsby believes that school […]

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March Madness mania among students makes mark

Nirav Desai, staff writer “March Madness” used to be sane. Originally referring to the simple unpredictability of the single-elimination NCAA basketball tournament, the phrase has joined the likes of “literally,” “dying” and “literally dying” as terms that have seen their meanings altered since the advent of the Internet. Previously, die-hard fans cried, stressed and cheered […]

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Beverly remembers Mr. Bailey

Lauren Hannani staff writer “Check. Check. Check.” Writing down the vocabulary words on the board, he turns around to see one of his students having a conversation with another student. He stares at him for a while, calls him out, marks a “check” under his name on the roster, and then continues writing down the […]

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Ballerina accepted into Bolshoi Academy

Natasha Dardashti staff writer Everyone has dreams. Whether they be big or small, even the most daunting dream can be reasonable to accomplish. For junior Matisse Love, the pathway to one of her biggest dreams yet has become visible. Over the summer, Love was able to sharpen her skill of dancing with a scholarship to […]

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New algebra teacher reminisces on diverse past

Natasha Dardashti, staff writer Lauren Hannani, staff writer New algebra teacher Jeff Berkeley has experienced various adventures from training in the army during the Vietnam War to travelling around Europe to pursue his love of chess. After graduating high school at age 16, Berkeley decided to join the army. “The army’s a drag. It was […]

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Q&A with Ireland Hamner: radical punk feminist

This article is the first installment of Highlight’s new column: Feature of the Week, where we randomly choose one Beverly student once a week and feature them. Guy Ginsberg, sports editor Most people couldn’t describe themselves as radical punk feminists, but 11th grader Ireland Hamner is not most people. Highlights: What are you passionate about? […]

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