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

The Beavers play Barlow High School in March

Girls’ soccer continues winning streak in game against Central Catholic

Samson Naleway September 20, 2021

Thursday night—Girls Varsity and Junior Varsity remained undefeated in contests against Central Catholic. Varsity and JV dominated their home games against the Rams with 3-0 and 6-0 results, respectively.  The...

Seniors gathered on the football field on Thursday to kick off the school year and a new tradition: the senior sunrise

The sun rises on senior year

Beatrice Kahn September 8, 2021

It’s rare to find 100 high school seniors awake, let alone awake and at school, at 6:15 in the morning. But on Wednesday, September 8, there was something worth waking up early for—interaction.  A...

Afghan refugees head toward an evacuation point as a US Marine looks on

Crisis in Kabul

David Davis August 28, 2021

After the Taliban took over Afghanistan on August 14th, Afghan citizens rushed to the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, where over 6,500 refugees now wait to evacuate to Ramstein Air Base in...

Students take a group photo in the main gym at this year’s Prom, which occurred on campus on June 5.

Students cap final year of high school at Prom

David Davis and Anouk Clendenning June 22, 2021

After over a year without a school dance, Beaverton High School held Prom on June 5. As in years past, Leadership had a hand in organizing the event, with an extra element of complexity: COVID-19 restrictions. “I...

Beaverton High School band director Mary Bengel, who recently announced she would be changing her teaching focus, at the 2017 fall band concert.

Beloved Beaverton band director steps down

Anouk Clendenning June 11, 2021

Even in high school, Mary Bengel was teaching students in saxophone lessons and at band camps, but she wanted to be a sound engineer or studio musician. Her parents said no. With a drive to forge relationships...

Pianist Theo Cahall and trumpeter Emile Bejarano play City of Stars from La La Land

Virtual band concert spotlights stellar student performances

Melody Cosgrove June 9, 2021

As with all classes during this school year, Band was taught online until In-Person Hybrid started in quarter four. There were challenges with this method of learning, but band director Mary Bengel still...

Protestors in 2009 fight for their rights, some of which could have been granted by the passing of an Indiana senate bill earlier this year.

Indiana should have banned conversion therapy

Jayda Maelani Salting June 1, 2021

An estimated 16,000 LGBTQ+ youth ages 13–17 will receive conversion therapy from a licensed health care professional before they reach the age of 18 in states allowing the practice. Conversion therapy...

A protester holds up a sign in front of the Georgia capitol building. A recently passed bill has drawn mixed reactions, with proponents saying it makes it easier to vote and critics saying the opposite.

Controversial voting laws in Georgia: What does that mean?

David Davis May 18, 2021

After widespread, but unfounded, allegations of voter fraud in the 2020 election, several southern states are considering new voting laws that many opponents say will make it harder to vote.  In Georgia,...

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