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


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 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...

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 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 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 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 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...

Two Winx Club characters enjoy each other’s company. Netflixs live-action remake of Winx Club has drawn criticism for its whitewashing of the series original characters.

The Winx Club live-action remake isn’t it

Jayda Maelani Salting January 15, 2021

If you grew up in the 2000s or 2010s, you probably know that Winx Club is an Italian cartoon about fairies. Remembered and loved for its fun 2000s fashion and use of vibrant colors, it is also known...

Taxis to Hell – and Back – Into the Jaws of Death.

Make peace, not war

Ryder Harris, Beaverton sophomore, guest writer June 4, 2020

Pacifists have always existed. These days, they are more prevalent than ever. The adage “Make peace, not war” is scattered across the world on bumper stickers, flags, and posters. But is pacifism the...

Purple bunny Peeps hide in a cluster of white flowers, hoping to avoid being eaten.

Should we pipe down about Peeps or are they a tasty treat?

Melody Cosgrove and Anouk Clendenning April 28, 2020

Everyone knows when Easter is near. The signs are everywhere: decorated eggs, bunny plushies, and a never-ending flow of chocolate. But one colored confection stands out among the rest: Peeps. Created...

Math puns are written on pieces of paper

Puns: sPUNky or PUNgent?

Cassidy Ochoa and Melody Cosgrove April 26, 2020

Puns are an oddity. The word itself originated around the same time in both English and Sanskrit: pun (meaning “heaps together”) and pundit (meaning “learned man”). The Sanskrit meaning goes meats...

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