Why ‘snow’ days screwed our ‘sun’ days

 For some reason, you find it necessary to keep us locked in school all day while the rest of the world is enjoying their summer. We get it; the snow came and screwed everything up for you, but that doesn’t mean you need to make finals week full days.

BREAKING NEWS: Humans turning into robots!

How smartphones are transforming high school students into brainless creatures

Beaver hacks

However, there are ways of mitigating or even altogether sidestepping the amount of money that you might have to pay over the course of your stay at Beaverton High School. Over the last four years, “deals” have emerged: Classes offering certain privileges, earlybird discounts, and others of the like, are exactly what I would like to share with you today.

PSA: The real cost of college (and it’s not pretty)

Listen up, kids. If there were ever a time for you to put those reading skills to use, it’s now. If you want to go to college, you’ve got to get one thing straight: it’s expensive. Like, forfeit-that-house-you- planned-on-purchasing-in-your- early-thirties expensive. And even those of you out there, who are doomed to believe you can afford the price of a four-year post-high school education simply because your parents have been saving since your birth, even you have reason to fret.

New math program carries problems—and is here to stay

Mathematics in schools has traditionally always been one year of algebra, one year of geometry, and one year of algebra (usually algebra II), in that order. However, a new program breaks this tradition entirely, by integrating algebra, geometry, and statistics into the same class over three years. The program is known as AGS.

Dual-Language Diversity

Beaverton High School prides itself on its diverse student body, and how its students come together as a community. There are multiple classes and programs within the school that help strengthen the community bond, and one of those is the newly implemented Dual Language Program.

Fresh art set to embellish the walls of Beaverton this spring

What better way is there to spice up the halls of Beaverton High than by putting up a new mural? Answer: there is none. For the past six months, seniors Emma Rosicky and Skyler Moore worked collaboratively to craft Beaverton’s newest art addition.

Walk-off homerun wins it for the beavers

Entering the second half of the Metro League season, Beaverton faced Liberty once again. Inclement weather moved the game to a Sunset High School’s turf field where both teams were prepared to play rain or shine.

Masanga jumps for joy as he breaks school record–twice!

Last Friday on the 28th, Jesuit held their annual Nike Twilight Relay track & field competition. With state and districts coming up in the next couple weeks, Beaverton athletes have stepped up their game as the final stretch approaches.

BEHOLD the curry donut: Oyatsupan review

Located off of Walker Road in Beaverton, Oyatsupan, a new scratch bakery is serving authentic Western Japanese fusion pastries. Oyatsupan derives from the conjunction of “Oyatsu” meaning afternoon snack and “Pan” meaning bread.

Beaverton track and field sweeps century

In one of last home meets of the season, the track and field team gave their all in the meet against Century High School. The weather held out for about 20 minutes once the meet started but still, the team fought and took the win.

Steel Magnolias: a review

A musical with a cast of thirty-five is hard to put together, but easy to perform. Alternatively, a drama with a cast of only six is easy to put together, but much harder to perform. The former is a showcase of the blood, sweat, and tears that went into the rehearsal process, whereas it is often onstage on opening night that these bodily fluids are evoked from the latter.

Can of corn! Beavers crush Crusaders

Jesuit High School has always been a notorious team in both the Metro League and the state of Oregon due to their talented athletic programs. However, Beaverton Baseball put their name to the test last Tuesday, April 11, when Jesuit came to battle the boys on their home turf.

#Prom2k17

Whether you were excited for the before prom pictures and dinner, the dance itself, the moments after with friends, or didn’t go at all, prom makes up one of the larger pillars of the “senior year experience,” if not the traditional high school experience altogether.

Re”lax,” boys’ lacrosse will bounce back

The 2016 state champions boys’ lacrosse team is working hard to make it back to the top of Metro and rank high in the state. After the 2016 season, the Beavers lost key players such as Matt Hockman, Nate Oekerman, and Carter Olson. The beginning of the year looked promising for the Beavers with seniors Raphael Bittar, Nate Johnnie, and Mitchell Senour manning the field. Unfortunately, in the first game of the season, Nate Johnnie tore his ACL to end his season early.

Spring Break? More like Spring BROKE

While many traveled towards warmth and palm trees this spring break, some opted for a more local approach to enjoying the break. Netflix, the movies, hanging out at friend’s house although staples of the poor man’s spring break, become tired and repetitive at some point. Both homebodies for the week off, Senior Editor Lizzy Elkins and I, decided to step out of routine, and took a day trip to Seattle, with the benefit of a CityPASS.

Prom voting 2017: recount verifies tied election for Intellect and Renaissance positions

Due to the remarkable circumstance surrounding Prom and the students elected to category of Intellect and Renaissance, the validity of whether or not the voting was fair, was called into question.

Beaverton track & field blows everyone away at Newberg Invitational

At the first invitational meet of the season, Beaverton Track and Field made a big impression in Newberg. There were many personal and season records made during this event and all of the competitors are ready to continue to improve as the season progresses. The weather conditions during the meet were far from perfect. All of the athletes were fighting off strong winds and heavy rain from the moment the first event began, but many persevered.

Power tuff and powder puff changing the game

This year's competitors for powder tuff and powder puff may look a little different than we’re used to, but it is sure to bring out the competitive team spirit in everyone. The senior boy's football team will be playing the freshmen girls, while the senior girls volleyball team will be playing the freshmen boys; no one else gets to play. Understanding that Beaverton high school is full of traditions, it is really important to honor them by completely changing them.

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