The Student News Site of Beverly Hills High School

Highlights

The Student News Site of Beverly Hills High School

Highlights

Highlights

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...

A stack of AP prep books

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,...

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...

Life is too short to drink mediocre coffee, so don’t go to Philz

Life is too short to drink mediocre coffee, so don’t go to Philz

Highlights May 27, 2022

Defne Onal managing editor  In the former home of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, San-Francisco based coffee chain Philz Coffee opened its tenth location in Beverly Hills. From the get-go, the...

Senior Victor Buschauds Beach Building

Advanced Architecture student inspired by buildings in Singapore

Highlights May 24, 2022

Using AutoCAD and other mediums, senior Victor Buschaud promotes environmentalism with his Singaporean "Beach Building" in his Advanced Architecture class. Throughout making the building, Buschaud introduces...

Band, orchestra teacher retires after three decades of teaching

Band, orchestra teacher retires after three decades of teaching

Highlights May 22, 2022

Emma Newman co-editor-in-chief  After teaching for 13 years in the district and 31 overall, instrumental music teacher Bill Bradbury will retire this year.  Despite enjoying his time teaching,...

ASB organizes Met Gala-themed prom 

ASB organizes Met Gala-themed prom 

Highlights May 12, 2022

Emma Newman co-editor-in-chief  Candice Anvari co-editor-in-chief  ASB will be hosting the prom, which is themed “Met Gala,” on May 14 at Eden Sunset from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.  The...

Photo courtesy of Wizarding World.

‘Fantastic Beasts’ series proves to be unnecessary continuation of ‘Harry Potter’

Highlights April 28, 2022

Defne Onal managing editor  As a long-time die-hard Harry Potter fan, I still go to every screening of the “Fantastic Beasts” movies. Unfortunately, I grow more disappointed with each movie’s...

Photo Credit: Emma Newman

Korean Language and Culture club raises money for Korean, Ukrainian refugees

Highlights March 31, 2022

Emma Newman co-editor-in-chief The Korean Language and Culture Club threw a fundraiser that raised $600 to help Ukrainian and North Korean refugees by selling food outside the Swim Gym on March 29....

Junior Keren Lifschitz won a Silver Key for the photo, titled “Pursuit of Happiness.”

Students place at Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Highlights March 24, 2022

Emma Newman co-editor-in-chief  Seven students placed in 2022’s regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, winning Silver Key and Honorable Mention awards.  Junior Ori Cohen Raab, junior...

Students find sense of community, connect to culture in Persian Student Union

Students find sense of community, connect to culture in Persian Student Union

Highlights March 10, 2022

Emma Newman co-editor-in-chief https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HR2eLklaHNI The Highlights staff is currently working on passion projects. This video is the first part in this series, which will...

Cordycep Monument portrays a statue in ancient ruins that would be infested by parasitic fungi called cortisol using Procreate.  I had the fungi infest a remnant of a lost civilization like a live statue. If this were a game, youd be able to interact with it and it would say some weird riddle, Yang said.

AP Studio Art student concocts fungal universe through design 

Highlights March 10, 2022

Defne Onal managing editor Using Procreate and other mediums, senior Tina Yang promotes the study of mycology with her series "Myco" in her AP Studio Art class. Throughout her series, Yang introduces...

Load More Stories
Donate to Highlights