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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...

Juniors Harper Flynn, Georgia Carlson and Kiki Hayles pose in their green outfits.

ASB holds St. Patrick’s Day event

Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Chief March 28, 2023

On March 17, ASB held a St. Patrick’s Day event at lunch on the second floor patio. The event was filled with guessing games, scavenger hunts and so much green.    ASB passed out gold...

Junior Harper Flynn falls asleep during class. “It’s been really hard for me to focus in class and get work done,” Flynn said.

Students adjust to daylight savings

Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Chief March 28, 2023

On Sunday, March 12, the clocks jumped forward an hour, causing everyone to lose an hour of sleep. This time change impacted students in their energy and productivity.    Junior Harper Flynn,...

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 ages 11 to 16, were stuck in the cave for 18 days with their...

Ms. Karen Lagola sits in her Valentines outfit for Tuesday’s “Pink & Red Day.” Photo by: Kate Oller

Spirit week kicks off winter formal fun

Kate Oller, Staff Writer March 14, 2023

From Feb. 12-16, students took part in their annual spirit week to celebrate Valentine's Day and the upcoming Winter Formal dance. The dance is themed off  a Parisian night.   The spirit...

The Weeknd and Ariana Grande release Die For You remix

The Weeknd and Ariana Grande release “Die For You” remix

Kaia Lopez, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

Pop artists The Weeknd and Ariana Grande released a remix of The Weeknd’s song “Die For You” off his 2016 album “Starboy”. This remix is a wonderful new improvement to one of The Weeknd’s most...

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