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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,...

Editorial: COVID testing should continue, prevent the spread of COVID

Editorial: COVID testing should continue, prevent the spread of COVID

Highlights April 28, 2022

Highlights Editorial Board COVID-19 testing officially ended on April 20. Although COVID cases have decreased from August to today, as an editorial board, we believe that the school board should reconsider...

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As a Russian, I am angered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Highlights March 1, 2022

Kate Kotlyar copy editor I am Russian and I am angered by Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.  While I am ethnically Ukrainian and Moldovan, my parents grew up in the Soviet Union, went to...

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Editorial: Students need to respect mask guidelines, school rules

Highlights December 16, 2021

Written by the Beverly Media Group Editorial Board “Put your mask over your nose.”  “Masks don’t belong on your chin.”  “Where is your mask?”  These are the things...

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Editorial: ASB’s preparation for homecoming deserves applause, recognition

Highlights November 3, 2021

Written by the Beverly Media Group Editorial Board After more than a year online, the editorial board expected a loss in school spirit. However, we were blown away by the significant amount of school...

Editorial: Students must stop participating in harmful TikTok challenges

Editorial: Students must stop participating in harmful TikTok challenges

Highlights October 11, 2021

Written by the Beverly Media Group Editorial Board In September, TikTok users vowed to participate in a year-long school challenge. The trend began with the “devious licks” challenge in September....

Pros and cons of returning to school

Pros and cons of returning to school

Highlights May 7, 2021

Emma Newman staff writer  There were two reactions that I felt when I heard that school was returning without cohorts. One was the intense feeling of happiness at the prospect of reuniting with...

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Why you should add pronouns to your Zoom name

Highlights May 4, 2021

Daria Milovanova staff writer Let’s talk about pronouns. What they are, why they are important, and why you should include them in your Zoom and social media bios. It is a common practice to use...

Social Media is Damaging to Personal Relationships

Social Media is Damaging to Personal Relationships

Highlights May 1, 2021

Teens tend to communicate across many different social media platforms.  Our phones are often the first thing we touch when starting our day. Over 35 percent of people use their phones first thing...

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Editorial: Lack of gun violence preparation poses threat to student safety

Highlights April 30, 2021

Things are finally getting better! Over 100 million Americans have at least one vaccine dose. The economy is bouncing back. Mass shootings are happening again. Outdoor dining has resumed. Mass shootings...

We need to expand the discussion of contraception in the curriculum

We need to expand the discussion of contraception in the curriculum

Highlights April 26, 2021

Defne Onal staff writer  When I took health as an elective requirement my freshman year, I remember being utterly dissatisfied with the lesson we had on Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). I...

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Spring sports were targeted the most by COVID-19

Highlights April 21, 2021

Karely Molina Martinez staff writer  My season is about to begin and I can’t wait. All the hard work myself and my teammates have been putting into practices is finally going to pay off. I can’t...

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