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


Rittenhouse, who shot three people during protests in Kenosha, WI, following Jacob Blakes murder, was acquitted of all charges in a recent trial.

Wisconsin v. Rittenhouse: a groundbreaking trial splitting the nation

David Davis, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

A year ago, the death of Jacob Blake, who was shot seven times in the back, prompted outrage in Wisconsin. Riots broke out, and businesses were destroyed. So, 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse came to Wisconsin...

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

Crisis in Kabul

David Davis, Staff Writer 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...

Since President Biden took office, the number of immigrants entering the United States’ southern border has increased dramatically.

Immigration and ICE facilities: Trouble at the border

David Davis May 6, 2021

As President Biden has repealed some of former president Trump’s immigration guidelines, thousands of immigrants have come to the US-Mexico border, including over 3,200 unaccompanied children, according...

Ukrainian troops participate in a training activity as tension builds between Ukraine and Russia

Tensions rise as Ukraine, Russia clash at border

David Davis May 3, 2021

Over the past few weeks, Russia has been mounting military forces as trench warfare and barbed wire has popped up on the Russia-Ukraine border. The Kremlin, which is in charge of both Russia’s intelligence...

A tank moves out from a supply depot while a soldier looks on

Complications arise from withdrawal of US forces in the Middle East

David Davis April 29, 2021

After the attack on September 11, 2001 by the terrorist group Al Qaeda, President Bush declared at that time, on Ground Zero, that a Global ”War on Terror'' would be put into place. Soldiers were stationed...

The work session on November 16 raised questions about how families in the Beaverton School District regard school resource officers and the districts next steps in light of the summers Black Lives Matter protests.

BSD Work Session on School Resource Officers raises more questions than it answers

Beatrice Kahn December 9, 2020

Six months after marches and protests spurred by the killing of George Floyd by police officers, and five months after the Portland Public Schools cut ties with the Portland Police, the Beaverton...

Crew Dragon soars at historic SpaceX launch

Crew Dragon soars at historic SpaceX launch

Cassidy Ochoa May 30, 2020

Today, history was made as SpaceX’s first manned launch occurred at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This marks the first time a commercial company has brought humans into orbit around our planet....

A set of SAT and ACT prep flashcards sit on a table.

Joining a nationwide movement, Oregon public universities go test-optional

Eleanor Teals Kahn April 20, 2020

Worried about standardized testing or feel unprepared for the SAT? Have no fear: Oregon public universities are now test-optional. This is a big change: Students no longer need to send in SAT or ACT scores...

The Google and Apple logos together symbolize their new partnership during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Privacy concerns abound as tech giants team up to develop coronavirus tracking software

Natalie Foote April 18, 2020

It’s hard to imagine going back to normal life after being in quarantine for so long, but eventually, schools, stores, parks, and other places will resume business as usual. When they do, coronavirus...

Elsie Windes competes in a water polo match.

Beaverton alum Elsie Windes to be inducted into the US Water Polo Hall of Fame

Natalie Foote April 1, 2020

Over the years, Beaverton High School has produced talented people in all areas—athletics, music, art, writing, and science. One of these people, Elsie Windes, has gone above and beyond in her achievements...

The green ribbon is the symbol used during mental health awareness month.

Bringing awareness to mental health during the month of May

Cooper Graham May 23, 2019

Mental health issues have become increasingly prevalent around the world. Kids, teens, and adults of all demographics can be affected by mental illness, yet it is still stigmatized and many are unable...

2016 inductees gathered to celebrate the new additions to the BHS Hall of Achievement.

BHS welcomes new Hall of Achievement inductees

Connor Patrick April 24, 2019

Last week, the Beaverton High School Hall of Achievement inducted seven new members in a small ceremony in the library. These seven individuals join the 34 members from the inaugural induction in 2016....

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