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Student puts her phone in the phone slips before class.
New phone policy: what is it?
Mia Taylor, Staff Writer • September 1, 2023

August 8-- BHUSD Board of Education enacted a new phone policy for the school year, instructing students to keep their phones out of sight during...

The Maui Fires caused major destruction in Lahaina. 
Photo from: Mike Blake | Reuters
Tropical tragedy: Lahaina fires
Justin Greenberg, Staff Writer • August 25, 2023

AUG 8– An outbreak of large brush fires began on Hawaii’s Maui island. One fire devastated the resort town of Lahaina. With a death toll...

Beverly student  studies with a textbook from the library.
10 tips on studying for finals
Kate Oller, Staff Writer • May 26, 2023

With finals less than two weeks away, students are likely to start studying. But how should we prepare for finals? Here are 10 studying tips...

Cheer performs at halftime during the first home football game.
Boys varsity plays in first football games
Shayda Dadvand and Mia Taylor September 6, 2023

The boys varsity football team kicked off the season with a thrilling win of 27-14, defeating the Vasquez Mustangs.   From precise...

Rihanna sings at the halftime show. Photo by The Rolling Stones.
Rihanna performs at 2023 Super Bowl halftime show
Kaia Lopez and Pariss Chami February 24, 2023

SUNDAY FEB 12-- Super Bowl LVII KC v Eagles reached halftime with a score of 24-14 (Eagles up) . As the players ran off the field, and the lights...

Patrick Mahomes raises the Super Bowl trophy after beating the Eagles. Photo from “”
Kansas City Chiefs Win Super Bowl LVII
Amir Mehrtash, Contributer • February 18, 2023

SUNDAY FEB 12-- Super Bowl LVII between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Kansas City Chiefs was a game full of excitement and incredible football....

A stack of AP prep books
Discrepancies between AP grades, test scores raise concerns
Highlights June 1, 2022

Mia Gorlick Watchtower staff member Some teachers on campus have a policy that allows students who earn a five on the AP exam to have their...

Editorial: COVID testing should continue, prevent the spread of COVID
Editorial: COVID testing should continue, prevent the spread of COVID
Highlights April 28, 2022

Highlights Editorial Board COVID-19 testing officially ended on April 20. Although COVID cases have decreased from August to today, as an...

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As a Russian, I am angered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Highlights March 1, 2022

Kate Kotlyar copy editor I am Russian and I am angered by Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.  While I am ethnically Ukrainian...

Students from French 4 Honors perform “Cyrano de Bergerac.”
Photo by: Kate Oller
Beverly’s annual French Cabaret celebrates French culture
Kate Oller and Ruby Matenko May 11, 2023

THURS. APRIL 27— Madame Corinne Carlson and the French program hosted their annual Cabaret in the EDC courtyard patio. Students from different...

Duangpetch Promthep introduces himself in a Chiang Rai conference in 2018. 
Photo from: REUTERS
Captain of Thai soccer team rescued from a cave in 2018 dead at 18
Kate Oller, Staff Writer • March 17, 2023

Rewind back to 2018, when members of a Thai soccer team were stuck in the Tham Luan Nang Non cave in northern Thailand. These 12 members, from...

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Taylor Swift wins ‘Best Music Video’ at 2023 Grammy Awards
Ruby Matenko, Staff Writer • February 16, 2023

SUNDAY FEB 5– Showing up in midnight blue sparkles with four Grammy nominations, Taylor Swift had a blast at the 2023 Grammy Awards. According...

Senior navigates her way through New York University via Naviance.
Q&A with Mary Banks
Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Chief • September 20, 2023

Mary Banks is a former Director of Admissions at the Columbia School of Nursing and former Director of Admissions for the School of Education,...

Senior Daniel Erwin does his work during class.
Seniors speak on college application process
Shayda Dadvand, Editor Chief • June 1, 2023

With college application season over, seniors may finally recover from the long process.    For example, senior Isabela Painter was...

Seniors Danielle Hollander, Andrew Kim and Rebecca Katz (pictured from left to right) race each other in the senior boat race.
Seniors race in "Last Luau" boat race
Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Cheif • May 25, 2023

Five teams of seniors spent days constructing boats out of cardboard and duct tape. On Tuesday, May 23, they raced.     In...

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