The Official Website of Beaverton High School's Student-Run Newspaper

Beaverton Hummer

The Official Website of Beaverton High School's Student-Run Newspaper

Beaverton Hummer

The Official Website of Beaverton High School's Student-Run Newspaper

Beaverton Hummer

Instagram is one of the main sources of information at BHS.

Sources of information at BHS: The good and the bad

Natalie Crabill, Social Media Editor March 20, 2023

Social media has become a crucial part of today's society. If you look around the halls of Beaverton High School, you are bound to notice a student or two glued to their phones. According to a 2022 Pew...

Image courtesy of Beaverton Drama. Actors perform on the opening night of She Kills Monsters.

“She Kills Monsters” hits the stage this weekend

Ariella McPhearson, Staff Writer March 17, 2023

      Don’t have anything to do tonight and tomorrow? The Beaverton High Theater Department is hosting a show called “She Kills Monsters.” Set in the year 1995, you’ll get to see the journey...

Hummer Highlight: Womens History Month, updates on the new BHS

Hummer Highlight: Women’s History Month, updates on the new BHS

Zack Parker, Staff Writer March 12, 2023

Women's History Month March is Women's History Month in the U.S. This month honors women in the U.S., and has a theme each year chosen by the National Women’s History Alliance. The 2023 theme is “Celebrating...

 by Jerrye & Roy Klotz, MD is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

The new “Lockwood & Co” TV show

Natalie Crabill, Social Media Editor March 5, 2023

Netflix recently released a smash hit TV show called Lockwood & Co. It is based on the books written by Jonathan Stroud. With an eclectic mix of new actors and phenomenal special effects, it is well...

An F-22 fighter jet shot down the suspected spy balloon on February 4th.

Hummer Highlight: Chinese spy balloon shot down off coast of South Carolina

Zack Parker, Staff Writer February 25, 2023

On Saturday, January 28, 2023, a Chinese air balloon was spotted over Billings, Montana. One week later it was shot down off the coast of South Carolina. An F-22 fighter jet fired the missile used to shoot...

Priscilla Presley speaks to the gathering at Lisa Marie Presleys funeral.

Hummer Highlight: Lisa Marie Presley passes away at 54, Super Bowl LVII

Zack Parker, Staff Writer February 11, 2023

Death of Lisa Marie Presley On the afternoon of Jan. 12, 2023, Lisa Marie Presley, who was the daughter of Elvis Presley, passed away at the age of 54. She died of a heart attack in California. The...

Marijuana usage and its consequences

Marijuana usage and its consequences

Natalie Crabill and Ariella McPhearson January 30, 2023

As drug usage continues to climb in the United States, students have become desensitized to the use of drugs. According to the National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics, over 2 million Americans between...

Beaverton played Central Catholic on January 6th, for its annual sock toss charity game.

Hummer Highlight: Sock Toss, rebuild update

Zack Parker, Staff Writer January 22, 2023

Annual Sock Toss Basketball Game  There was a boys’ basketball game on Friday, January 6th. The Beaverton basketball team played against Central Catholic   When I got there, they had finished...

Kevin McCarthy celebrates winning the speakership after securing a majority of the votes on the 15th ballot.

Kevin McCarthy: A welcome change to Washington? Or more of the same?

David Davis, Staff Writer January 17, 2023

On January 7th, just one day after the 2nd anniversary of the January 6th domestic terrorist attack on the Capitol, 57 year old Representative Kevin McCarthy was elected as the 55th Speaker of the House....

For Kenneth Cochran, the purpose of senior year is to fully enjoy high school.

Personal essay: How to have a great senior year

Kenneth Cochran, Staff Writer January 13, 2023

I’m thinking of what I should do after high school. This is the year to focus on college applications and school work. My goals are to apply to nearby universities, finish my application for Federal...

Coming back to school, it was easy to mistake the end of winter break as the end of the semester.

Comic: Back from break

Egan Wharton, Cartoonist January 7, 2023

Heading into winter break, it looks as if the Portland metro area could get some snow. Still, the forecast is always subject to intense debate.

Comic: Checking the forecast

Egan Wharton, Cartoonist December 16, 2022

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