The Student News Site of Beverly Hills High School


The Student News Site of Beverly Hills High School



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Theater teacher retires after 38 years of teaching

Highlights June 2, 2022

Kate Kotlyar copy editor Theater teacher Kaz Chandler will retire at the end of the year after teaching for 38 years, with her final six years at the high school. After teaching for 32 years, Chandler...

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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 grades raised to an A. For example, in one AP math class,...

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NormanAid’s help throughout the year

Highlights May 31, 2022

Justin Greenberg cub writer Samantha Nabati cub writer Kaia Lopez cub writer Most students have heard of NormanAid, but do not know why it exists. It is imperative that students have positive mental...

Freshmen Vincent Li and Evan Egerman duel one another in a thought-provoking game of chess. Photo taken by Golsa Sadrieh.

New library staff persevere to better the library

Highlights May 31, 2022

Golsa Sadrieh cub writer Last fall, the BHHS library got two new staff who are figuring out how to connect with the student body. Cynthia Bailon joined Norman Nation as a library technician in October...

Life is too short to drink mediocre coffee, so don’t go to Philz

Life is too short to drink mediocre coffee, so don’t go to Philz

Highlights May 27, 2022

Defne Onal managing editor  In the former home of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, San-Francisco based coffee chain Philz Coffee opened its tenth location in Beverly Hills. From the get-go, the...

Senior Victor Buschauds Beach Building

Advanced Architecture student inspired by buildings in Singapore

Highlights May 24, 2022

Using AutoCAD and other mediums, senior Victor Buschaud promotes environmentalism with his Singaporean "Beach Building" in his Advanced Architecture class. Throughout making the building, Buschaud introduces...

Math teacher Joshua Glass high-fives one of his teammates after their second time beating the seniors.

Teachers beat seniors in dodgeball game

Highlights May 24, 2022

Candice Anvari co-editor-in-chief The seniors and the teachers competed in a dodgeball game at lunch on May 18 at lunch. Click on the arrows below to go through the photo slideshow. Senior Ryan Hodor...

Band, orchestra teacher retires after three decades of teaching

Band, orchestra teacher retires after three decades of teaching

Highlights May 22, 2022

Emma Newman co-editor-in-chief  After teaching for 13 years in the district and 31 overall, instrumental music teacher Bill Bradbury will retire this year.  Despite enjoying his time teaching,...

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Supreme Court plans to overturn abortion rights cases, students react

Highlights May 13, 2022

Defne Onal managing editor  POLITICO released a leaked draft majority opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court that would overrule Roe v. Wade (1973) and Planned Parenthood of Southern Pennsylvania...

ASB organizes Met Gala-themed prom 

ASB organizes Met Gala-themed prom 

Highlights May 12, 2022

Emma Newman co-editor-in-chief  Candice Anvari co-editor-in-chief  ASB will be hosting the prom, which is themed “Met Gala,” on May 14 at Eden Sunset from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.  The...

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‘The Ultimatum’: twisted, captivating or both? 

Highlights May 5, 2022

Candice Anvari co-editor-in-chief Netflix’s new series “The Ultimatum” is one of the most twisted but mesmerizing reality television shows on the streaming platform. The creators of the show also...

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Broadcast, culinary students win awards in SkillsUSA, advance to nationals

Highlights April 30, 2022

Candice Anvari co-editor-in-chief Defne Onal managing editor One student in culinary and four students in broadcast journalism took home first place at the SkillsUSA competition in Ontario, California....

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