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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

Opinion

With its confusing storyline and recycled plot points, Tall Girl 2 is the perfect movie to hate-watch.

Tall Girl 2: Pointless drama and tired tropes

Narra Pagtakhan, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

Tall Girl 2: Netflix’s latest trash romance movie that hopefully won’t lead to a third installment. If you haven’t seen the first movie, I’ll save you the trouble. Basically, Jodi (Ava Michelle),...

Beaverton girls’ bathrooms reviewed

Beaverton girls’ bathrooms reviewed

Clara Carver and Narra Pagtakhan March 7, 2022

When you think of the ideal school bathroom, what comes to mind? A clean bathroom, with functioning stalls and sinks and no holes in the ceilings? You might also expect them to hold enough pads and tampons...

The No Thank You Table in the cafeteria is one of the few options BHS students have to prevent their unwanted food from being wasted.

As climate change concerns rise, BHS must take action

Natalie Crabill, Staff Writer February 18, 2022

Our impact on the planet grows greater every day and there is little being done to stop it. The last seven years have been the warmest on record, and this is just the beginning of the colossal impact of...

 Race and Ethnic Studies students created posters on intersectionality and systemic racism in Oregon.

Race and Ethnic Studies: An essential class

Beatrice Kahn, Editor February 14, 2022

I’ve taken many social studies classes in the Merle Davies building. From Social Studies 9 to Civil Law to AP US History, each class offered something unique. Yet in each of the seven social studies...

Recently opened in downtown Beaverton, Loyal Legion has something for everyone on its menu.

Loyal Legion: A tasty spot in downtown Beaverton

Eleanor Teals Kahn, Staff Writer November 17, 2021

Loyal Legion is a new restaurant walking distance from BHS. Located at 4500 SW Watson Ave—next door to Big’s Chicken—it opened this past Saturday.  I visited the spot four days after opening...

Camila Cabello plays ‘Ella’ in a disappointing rendition of Cinderella

Cinderella (2021) was an infuriating mistake

Melody Cosgrove, Editor September 23, 2021

Since the release of the original Cinderella story in 1634, there have been approximately eight billion movie renditions of the tale. Some build on the classic with a compelling plot and characters, and...

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

Virtual band concert spotlights stellar student performances

Melody Cosgrove, Editor 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, Staff Writer 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...

Minnesota State Patrol officers stand opposing Black Lives Matter protestors in Minneapolis after the killing of George Floyd, which has been compared to the death of Daunte Wright a year later

George Floyd and Daunte Wright: How the two aren’t the same problem

David Davis, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

With the shooting of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black, unarmed Minneapolis resident, people drew immediate parallels to the killing of George Floyd. Daunte Wright was killed in Brooklyn Center, not ten...

Testing the hybrid model at school recently was an interesting experience

What testing hybrid learning at school was like

Tierney Griffiths, Staff Writer April 19, 2021

This week, Beaverton High School will start In Person Hybrid, or IPH. I think the student body is worried, from the mundane aspect of going to a physical school, to the efforts put into making being in...

A worrying trend of disappearing classes is forming at BHS, and it needs to stop.

Vanishing act: Disappearing classes at Beaverton

Beatrice Kahn, Editor April 14, 2021

Spring is a time for fresh starts, and at Beaverton High School, it’s also a time to forecast for next year’s classes. Students look forward to deciding which classes to take, and are excited about...

The lack of Black teachers at Beaverton High School may leave Black students with fewer opportunities to connect to school staff.

Where are the Black teachers at Beaverton High School?

Ayame McCarthy, Graphic Artist February 10, 2021

“We are a diverse community that encourages the inspiration and aspiration of every person,” wrote the principal of Beaverton High School, Dr. Anne Erwin, in the principal's letter on the school’s...

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