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

Statistics of a teen’s stress level being higher than an adult’s one.

High school stress should be measured by a Richter scale

Rocio Avalos June 19, 2017

At the age of fourteen, teens are more stressed than an adult in their thirties. The school is the main reason why teens get stressed out, having to deal with many tests and homework at once. Learning...

Why snow days screwed our sun days

Why ‘snow’ days screwed our ‘sun’ days

Julia Tantare June 19, 2017

Dear Beaverton School District,  For some reason, you find it necessary to keep us locked in school all day while the rest of the world is enjoying their summer. We get it; the snow came and screwed everything...

College is expensive, yall.

The real cost of college

Allison Van Horn May 16, 2017

Listen up, kids. If there were ever a time for you to put those reading skills to use, it’s now. If you want to go to college, you’ve got to get one thing straight: it’s expensive. Like, forfeit-that-house-you-...

Students in Ms. Weber’s AGS class solve a geometry problem. The new math curriculum has been met with controversy from both students and staff.

New math program carries problems—and is here to stay

Cruz Grover May 11, 2017

Math in high schools in the Beaverton School District has always been one year of algebra, one year of geometry, and one year of algebra (usually in the form of Algebra II). But a new district-wide curriculum...

Dual language diversity

Dual language diversity

Noelle Charbonnier May 9, 2017

Beaverton High School prides itself on its diverse student body. There are multiple classes and programs within the school that strengthen the community, and one of those is the new Dual Language Program. For...

Students working hard to complete an AP study hall assignment.

The next AP class is in town!

Cruz Grover April 1, 2017

Move over, Beaver Lodge, there's a new guy in town. And he’s got college credit to back him up. That’s right, AP Study Hall will be the newest addition to Beaverton High School's Advanced Placement...

Students may use the Beaverton High School course catalog on the school website to learn about the classes available to them next year.

Forecasting: do’s and don’ts

Tatiana Garcia March 1, 2017

Forecasting sheets are due soon, and many students are still indecisive about what classes they will take next year. There are all sorts of classes for to choose from, from marketing classes to music classes...

A Friends-inspired finals image.

Finals week: You made it, what’s next?

Emma Rosicky February 11, 2017

Congratulations, Beavers! You made it through the first semester of the year. You’re halfway there and you’ve come so far, but you can make your second semester go more smoothly than the first. Below...

Bamberger manages an AP Chemistry lab due tomorrow. This is one of his most difficult classes this year.

Are students overloading themselves for nothing?

Cruz Grover October 13, 2016

Students throughout the years have always traditionally taken these heavier course loads, but for what reason? It seems as if these classes are taken solely because they are difficult. Some seniors and...

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