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The Student News Site of Beverly Hills High School



Car drives through pouring rain.
Students return from winter break to monstrosity
Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Cheif • January 31, 2023

In the recent weeks, California has been experiencing an immense amount of rain that has caused flooding in certain areas. The floods and extreme...

Rain pours onto a freeway in California, leaving the roads dangerous.
Photo from: The LA Times
The effect of California storm on homeless community
Kate Oller, Staff Writer • January 20, 2023

FROM DEC 26 TO JAN 17— The raging storm that has hit California left an indelible mark on the approximately 172,000 homeless people living...

Brittney Griner finally leaves Russia after almost a year.
Photo from the New York Times
WNBA Star Brittney Griner traded out of Russian jail
Kate Oller, Staff Writer • December 16, 2022

After 10 months, basketball player Brittney Griner was let out of Russian prison after being found with cannabis-derived oil cartridges in her...

Argentinian players celebrate penalty shootout victory over the Netherlands.
Photo from The Telegraph
Chaos at FIFA World Cup 2022 : semi-final matchups set
Amir Mehrtash, Contributer • December 14, 2022

The FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar has been nothing short of incredible since its kickoff on Nov. 20. Upsets, blowouts and intense finishes have...

Homecoming prince Michael Larian and princess Amelia Teschner ride around the track in a convertible.
Students perform at homecoming halftime show
Kaia Lopez, Staff Writer • November 1, 2022

The homecoming halftime show, one of the most exciting performances during the year, takes a lot of hard work and hours of practice. Students...

Listed above are the scores of the first three home games.
Homecoming football game makes a magical night
Pariss Chami, Staff Writer • October 18, 2022

As the school year begins, so does football season. The energy of the crowd during the past three games radiated excitement. The stands were...

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...

The cast of Abbott Elementary wins the “Musical or Comedy TV Series” award. Photo by Us Weekly.
2023 Golden Globes: a recap
Kaia Lopez and Kate Oller January 27, 2023

The Golden Globes award ceremony finally returned to normal. Due to Covid, the event was held (messily) via Zoom in 2021; controversy prevented...

A close-up of the cookies. after baking.
An interesting cookie recipe: oatmeal-blueberry-cinnamon-chocolate cookies
Ruby Matenko, Staff Writer • November 29, 2022

A batch of cookies is the perfect bow on top of a long Thanksgiving holiday, to make the transition back to school easier. Step 1: Preheat...

People gather in downtown LA to rally for freedom in Iran.
Persian students' connections to Iranian culture
Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Cheif • November 22, 2022

TRANSCRIPT   [music]   SHAYDA: Hi, this is Beverly Highlights. I’m Shayda Dadvand, your Editor in Cheif. Episode three:...

Senior and Dance Company member Ori Cohen Raab hugs Albion Street student. “I wanted to cry, she was so cute,” Cohen Raab said. “I wish I could see her again.”
Seniors take trip to Albion St. Elementary
Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Cheif • January 20, 2023

Friday, Dec. 2, the senior class took a field trip to Albion Elementary School to donate Beverly student-funded Christmas presents to the Albion...

Sophomore Kate Oller studies for her classes.
AP teacher’s perspective on AP classes; why do students feel the need to take them?
Ruby Matenko, Staff Writer • December 6, 2022

A course in high school that could give you college credit, teach you in a more advanced way, and expand your intelligence: sounds like any ambitious...

Ms. Susan Fox poses for the camera.
Teacher Features: Ms. Susan Fox
Pariss Chami, Staff Writer • November 8, 2022

She’s a teacher who loves motorcycles, English, and Iceland. You may know her as the new English teacher, or Ms. Fox. I recently interviewed...

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