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Students dance at winter formal.

Winter formal brings students ‘A Night in Paris’

Ruby Matenko, Staff Writer February 24, 2023

THURS FEB. 16—BHHS students experienced a night of fun at this year’s winter formal, “A Night in Paris,” on the tennis courts. French culture is often associated with romance, making the...

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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 to Hollywood Reporter, this year, Swift was nominated for...

ASB hosts “Love is Blind,” where senior Saba Taheri finds her match.

ASB holds Valentine’s event at lunch

Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Cheif February 14, 2023

On Valentine’s Day--Tuesday, Feb. 14-- ASB held a lunch event on the second-floor patio to celebrate love, the Beverly way.    Throughout lunch, ASB members passed out candy and red beaded...

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 students.    In the weeks leading up to the...

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 student’s dream, right?  While AP classes are...

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 Ms. Susan Fox about her childhood and life outside the classroom.     Fox...

Beverly alumna talks about book ‘Just Dope’

Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Cheif October 20, 2022

  SHAYDA: Hi, this is Beverly Highlights. I’m Shayda Dadvand, your Editor in Cheif. Episode one: Today, we’re bringing you an interview with Allison Margolin, author of Just Dope.    SHAYDA:...

Students dance at homecoming to music put on by Pitbull’s DJ.

Students dance night away at disco homecoming dance

Ruby Matenko, Staff Writer October 15, 2022

The long-awaited homecoming dance finally arrived on the tennis courts on Saturday, Sept. 24. After the homecoming spirit week, pep rally, football game, and all of the generally shared excitement about...

Photo by Kate Kotlyar

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...

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...

Junior Jory Kanaan comforts sophomore Jasmine Mehdizadeh. “Sometimes I just need a friend to be there,” Mehdizadeh said. Photo by: Shayda Dadvand

Students, teachers push through mental health struggles

Shayda Dadvand May 31, 2022

Pariss Chami cub writer Kate Oller cub writer Anabel Serra cub writer Shayda Dadvand cub writer Sophomore Piper Johnson first visited a psychiatrist when she was 12 years old, where she was diagnosed...

Samantha Wilson gathers with her first-grade classmates to take a class photo. “I was generally one of a handful of white kids in my class,” Wilson said.

New English teacher finds her way to fit in with school

Shayda Dadvand May 30, 2022

Shayda Dadvand cub writer New English teacher Samantha Wilson’s childhood world was infused with bubble tea, Korean barbeque nights, and Chinese dialogue that she couldn’t make out a word of. Wilson...

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