The Student News Site of Beverly Hills High School


The Student News Site of Beverly Hills High School



Student puts her phone in the phone slips before class.

New phone policy: what is it?

Mia Taylor, Staff Writer September 1, 2023

August 8-- BHUSD Board of Education enacted a new phone policy for the school year, instructing students to keep their phones out of sight during classes. According to the policy, students may only use...

The Maui Fires caused major destruction in Lahaina. 
Photo from: Mike Blake | Reuters

Tropical tragedy: Lahaina fires

Justin Greenberg, Staff Writer August 25, 2023

AUG 8– An outbreak of large brush fires began on Hawaii’s Maui island. One fire devastated the resort town of Lahaina. With a death toll at a staggering 115 people, it became the deadliest wildfire...

Beverly student  studies with a textbook from the library.

10 tips on studying for finals

Kate Oller, Staff Writer May 26, 2023

With finals less than two weeks away, students are likely to start studying. But how should we prepare for finals? Here are 10 studying tips that might help with these upcoming exams.   1. Spend...

Staff and seniors pose after their annual dodgeball match.

Teachers win ‘Teacher vs. Senior’ dodgeball

Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Chief May 23, 2023

On May 17, teachers and students filled the swim gym at lunch for the annual Teacher vs. Senior dodgeball game. Here were the scores: Excitement filled the air during the third game, as both teams...

Sophomore Nicole Scott watches actor Danny Masterson play the character “Hyde” on “That ’70s Show.”

Actor Danny Masterson retrial on rape charges

Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Chief May 17, 2023

APRIL 2023 -- Famous actor (best known for his role in “That ’70s Show”) Danny Masterson faced a retrial of the case that he allegedly raped three women.    Masterson was initially tried...

Willow Project affects climate change; advocates protest the development. Graphic by Highlights Staff

Willow Project explained, sparks public debates

Hallema Bakhda, Staff Writer May 12, 2023

On March 13, The Biden Administration permitted one of the biggest oil developments on Alaskan soil. This development is known as the Willow Project and has been a topic of discussion for weeks.  Willow...

As mass shootings become increasingly commonplace in America, so too, have debates and concerns surrounding gun control. And yet, in our quest to balance safety and freedom, we’ve become obsessed with the guns themselves, and we’ve forgotten how to connect with the most important part of this crisis– ourselves.
Infographic by: Mia Gorlick

Reality rules: gun violence in modern America

Mia Gorlick, Contributor May 12, 2023

Written May 9, 2023 Published May 11, 2023   129 days. 208 mass shootings. On average, the United States has seen more than one shooting per day, more than one daily event involving a gun...

Student Shayda Dadvand studies for APUSH.
Photo By: Ruby Matenko

Check-in on students during AP exam season

Ruby Matenko, Staff Writer May 11, 2023

*Names have been changed for privacy. It’s AP exam season, which means Beverly students enrolled in AP classes are taking their AP exams through the College Board over the weeks of May 1–5 and May...

Students gather in their designated areas to wait until the fire drill is complete. 

Shelter-in-place, fire drill within minutes

Kaia Lopez, Staff Writer April 30, 2023

THURSDAY, April 27-- Beverly had an unplanned shelter-in-place during the first period. From 8:49 AM to 9:16 AM, the shelter-in-place lasted 27 minutes, during which staff locked their doors and both students...

Beverly debaters work on their cases in the Carlsbad High School Library.

Beverly’s Speech and Debate Team goes to state

Ruby Matenko, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

FRIDAY APRIL 21 — Beverly’s Speech and Debate team went to the state championship in Carlsbad in San Diego County at Carlsbad High School this past weekend. This comes after they qualified in the top...

The bell schedule after the adjustment. Photo from: BHHS Website/Email from Administration

New bell schedule puts end to late-start Wednesdays

Ruby Matenko, Staff Writer April 25, 2023

Before March 8, Beverly’s Wednesday schedule started at 9:20 A.M., as opposed to regular start at 8:30 A.M. The old schedule provided teachers with time for professional development, and students a break...

Freshman Isabella Naufal watches video of Andrew Tate.

Tate arrested after Twitter battle

Hallema Bakhda, Staff Writer March 17, 2023

DEC 28—Influential, self-proclaimed misogynist, former MMA fighter and podcaster Andrew Tate (36) was arrested for rape and human trafficking after a Twitter battle with activist Greta Thunberg (20). Tate...

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