The Student News Site of Beverly Hills High School


The Student News Site of Beverly Hills High School



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Broadcast, culinary students win awards in SkillsUSA, advance to nationals

Highlights April 30, 2022

Candice Anvari co-editor-in-chief Defne Onal managing editor One student in culinary and four students in broadcast journalism took home first place at the SkillsUSA competition in Ontario, California....

 Joseph Finazzo cooks a dish for his Advanced Culinary class. “It’s one of those classes where I can kind of lose myself. I can just be in the kitchen, and he’ll give us something to make. I don’t have to be worrying about a test and I can just be having fun in the kitchen,” sophomore Shay Bednarsh said.

Culinary program proves to be a source of comfort during the pandemic

Highlights October 30, 2020

Defne Önal staff writer According to the Journal of Positive Psychology, people who cook report feeling happier and more relaxed in their daily lives, which explains the onslaught of social media posts...

Photo of chocolate mug cake topped with raspberries

Baking mug cakes: a simple recipe to try in quarantine

Highlights May 9, 2020

Leia Gluckman staff writer Mug cakes have recently appeared across different social media platforms ranging from Instagram to Pinterest. These tasty morsels come in a variety of flavors like chocolate,...

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Culinary program caters Back to School Night

Highlights September 15, 2019

Leia Gluckman staff writer Click the Adobe Spark Page below to get behind the scenes of the culinary program's catering of Back to School Night.   

Campus catering service gets sizzling

Campus catering service gets sizzling

Highlights October 20, 2017

Desiree Gonzalez Staff Writer Evan Minniti Culture Editor Culinary teacher Chef Rick Leece has started a new program for his most experienced students. With more than three years of experience under...

Chef cooks up positive relationships with students

Highlights March 1, 2017

Natasha Dardashti multimedia editor Schoolwide, he is simply known as “chef.” During lunch, his doors are open to students, whether they are enrolled in his class or not. There, students can be found...

Culinary Arts, KBEV succeed in SkillsUSA

Highlights February 7, 2017

Veronica Pahomova co-editor-in-chief   Competition winners are listed in the table below. Culinary Arts and KBEV’s competing members all won awards at the SkillsUSA Regional competition on Saturday,...

Culinary student Lea Lefkovics begins making her Asian style beef salad for her class mystery box final.

Culinary students cook for their ‘mystery box final’

Highlights May 12, 2016

Chef Rick Leece's students were presented with three ingredients and had to immediately create a savory dish. No, this was not an episode of Chopped, this was the culinary program's mystery box final....

Junior Sydney Hanover and sophomore Bennet Gershwin preform at the Cabaret.

French Dept. hosts annual Cabaret

Highlights May 5, 2015

Ben Shofet, graphics editor  The French program led by foreign language department chair, Corinne Carlson, put on this year’s Cabaret performance and award ceremony for the 22nd year in a row on April...

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