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

Director Kelly Hefty stands in front of her choir at last Wednesdays concert.
Band, choir join forces in first concert of the year
Melody Cosgrove October 22, 2021

Last Wednesday, the Beaverton High School auditorium was filled with people. Families, friends, and students gathered to witness the first concert...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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BHS ninth grader Emma Fonseca Halverson has recently published a short play called Not Going Anywhere
Fonseca Halverson publishes play challenging politicization of immigration
Anouk Clendenning April 21, 2021

Beaverton High School freshman Emma Fonseca Halverson has loved theatre for nearly all of her life. “I started when I was six, taking classes,”...

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Unable to experience many of the traditions theyd dreamed of, Beaverton High School seniors are frustrated and disappointed by the loss of one they had expected to keep: their yearbook quotes
Amid cancellations of school traditions, seniors mourn loss of yearbook quotes
Anouk Clendenning March 17, 2021

For over a century, Beaverton High School has taken pride in its traditions. But which are most valued? And which are worth keeping? According...

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The upcoming Site Council Forum will allow students to let their opinions be heard
Let your voice be heard at the Site Council Forum
Beatrice Kahn March 6, 2021

This week, information flooded students’ inboxes. From return to school plans to daily stressors, students need a platform to share their experiences....

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Despite the Beaverton School District’s efforts to transition to school online, students are feeling stressed and burnt out from the constant stream of academic work.
Students struggle through online learning: ‘We are trying so hard’
Melody Cosgrove February 3, 2021

Almost eleven months have passed since the Beaverton High School community gathered together on campus. Since March 2020, students have only...

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This AP Psychology textbook, like all other materials from first semester AP classes at BHS, may be kept by students through second semester.
Beaverton High School AP updates
Beatrice Kahn February 1, 2021

The days of walking up to the bookkeeper and handing over payment for fees and dues are long gone. For many students, it raises the question,...

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Munly’s truck, pictured in front of Barnes Elementary School, is filled with over 400 books.
Pick up a book from Ms. Munly’s Story Lorry
Beatrice Kahn October 23, 2020

Teachers and students spend their Wednesdays at home. Whether students attend office hours with teachers, or whether teachers attend staff...

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