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The Student News Site of Beverly Hills High School



Mrs. Findley posing with a friend. Photo from Mrs. Findley.

Teacher Feature – Dana Findley

Hallema Bakhda, Staff Writer October 25, 2023

I recently interviewed a teacher who I have always found to be organized, energetic and compassionate toward her students. Dana Findley graduated from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana with a...

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...

Junior Mia Gorlick speaks on behalf of Sr. Jose Sanchez

Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Cheif April 25, 2023

Shayda: Welcome to another Highlights podcast episode. Before we dive in, allow me to give you some context on this episode. On Tuesday, March 14, Beverly held another board meeting in which staff decisions...

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...

Photo Courtesy of John Richard Castle

Teacher of the year talks about farm life, leads into his journey to California

Highlights March 27, 2020

Kasra Mohammadi, cub writer By always building everything up from zero, John Richard Castle II is able to make his passion his profession and help others in the process.  With a sense for community...

Collaboration with KBEV: first monthly teacher feature

Collaboration with KBEV: first monthly teacher feature

Highlights November 9, 2019

Ava Seccuro co-editor-in-chief   Watch the video below to see our first collaboration with KBEV, sitting down with history teacher Pete Van Rossum.  

Photo courtesy of Cassandra Chavez

Full-time teacher tackles balance of full-time motherhood

Highlights April 11, 2019

Chieh-Ning (Jenny) Ho cub writer Just two years ago, biology teacher Cassandra Chavez had her first baby girl, Klark. She went from doing whatever she wanted to do, to having to think about another person...

Photo Courtesy of Josh Glass

2 kids, 5 classes, 1 teacher

Highlights April 10, 2019

Warren Jacobson cub writer Teaching classes filled with teenagers, parenting his two sons, the struggles of scheduling. Josh Glass, an Algebra I and Problem & Statistics teacher, 12 weeks ago, welcomes...

Living life to the fullest one day at a time

Living life to the fullest one day at a time

Highlights April 9, 2019

Candice Anvari cub writer Vibrant colors of yellow, green, blue and red. Putting a pen to paper or just typing away for hours at a time, Joseph Isaac is an enthusiast for activities that will keep him...

Courtesy of Melony Bronder

The World Becomes An Art Teacher’s Muse

Highlights April 8, 2019

Kevai Lewis, cub writer With two classrooms, five subjects and years of teaching behind her, art teacher Melony Bronder has become a master at juggling activities, and this extends outside of the classroom....

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...

University of Chicago recognizes Minna Kim

Highlights November 6, 2016

Jason Harward, graphics editor English teacher Minna Kim received the “Outstanding Educator” Award from the University of Chicago at the Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 1. The award was...

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