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Students Hayden Radonsky, Benji Maman and Jayden Bim-Merie act out their roles as Hermia, Lysander and Egeus from A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

The Norman Performance Company brings an interactive performance of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ to school

Kate Oller, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

In celebration of Mardi Gras, Beverly’s theater teacher Ms. Howard directed A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which was their own interactive take on the play. The Norman Performance Company began working...

Senior Odelia Shofet speaks at the unity vigil. Photo by Adele Murphy

Jewish, Israel Clubs Host Unity Vigil

Justin Greenberg, Staff Writer November 7, 2023

The Jewish and Israel Clubs held a unity vigil after school on Oct. 30 to honor innocent victims who were killed in the Hamas-launched terrorist attack early last month. Here’s a recap of the event:  The...

Mrs. Findley posing with a friend. Photo from Mrs. Findley.

Teacher Feature – Dana Findley

Hallema Bakhda, Staff Writer October 25, 2023

I recently interviewed a teacher who I have always found to be organized, energetic and compassionate toward her students. Dana Findley graduated from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana with a...

Students saddle up for western-themed homecoming dance

Students saddle up for western-themed homecoming dance

Ruby Matenko, Staff Writer October 25, 2023

After a fun homecoming spirit week, exciting homecoming pep rally and thrilling victory at the homecoming football game, the actual homecoming dance took place on Saturday, Oct. 14 on the tennis courts.  This...

Students come back to school and adjust to their new classes.

Freshmen vs. seniors’ POV on first week back

Ruby Matenko, Staff Writer October 4, 2023

Freshmen’s first first week of high school and seniors’ last first week of high school is complete — however, that doesn’t mean it went effortlessly. The first week of school is always a tough...

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, Nursing, and the Arts at NYU.   Through Quad 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 hit hard by the work. She spoke about her first semester...

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 complete transparency, students did not have high expectations...

A night to remember: Prom 2023

Kaylen Wi, Contributor May 25, 2023

MAY 13—  ASB hosted “A Night in Hollywood” senior prom at the Avalon in Hollywood.  Students walked a red carpet to the entrance of the venue where a photographer met them for prom photos in...

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 levels of French (ranging from French 1 to AP French) put...

Junior Mia Gorlick speaks on behalf of Sr. Jose Sanchez

Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Cheif April 25, 2023

Shayda: Welcome to another Highlights podcast episode. Before we dive in, allow me to give you some context on this episode. On Tuesday, March 14, Beverly held another board meeting in which staff decisions...

(Pictured from left to right) freshmen Hallema Bakhda, Mia Taylor and sophomore Kaia Lopez study for their  classes.

Student perspective on AP classes; is the stress worth it?

Ruby Matenko, Staff Writer April 25, 2023

The average number of students in AP classes is increasing rapidly, even in the face of educational obstacles present during the last few years. College Board says the amount of high school students...

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