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A TEDx event is coming to Beaverton High School this spring

TEDx at Beaverton High School

Beatrice Kahn October 13, 2020

Covering topics ranging from biology to personal empowerment, TED Talks have become an educational staple. They are shown in classrooms throughout Beaverton High School and are watched by millions...

Hasn't 2020 been enough of a wild ride? It seems that the answer is no.

Comic: To-do list

Ayame McCarthy September 22, 2020

A pink flower blooms in a schoolyard.

How to thrive in quarantine: spring edition

Cassidy Ochoa May 19, 2020

With springtime already here, it is easy to imagine the activities that we would have been doing if not for the current pandemic. But there are still plenty of activities and events that you can take part...

The Hummer team smiles together during a Zoom meeting.

Zoom: The solution to remote learning or an unreliable program?

Anouk Clendenning and Natalie Foote April 24, 2020

Zoom is a video calling platform that has recently exploded in popularity among practically every school district nationwide. The idea is appealing: It’s a safe and reliable platform that enables student-teacher...

Dam Beavers vs. quarantine

Dam Beavers vs. quarantine

Cassidy Ochoa April 23, 2020

Our world is facing an unprecedented pandemic, one that will be remembered for generations to come. But the pandemic has done more than infect hundreds of thousands. It’s been responsible for millions...

Beaverton student receives response from ODE about pass-fail system

Beaverton student receives response from ODE about pass-fail system

April 22, 2020

Compiled by the Hummer Staff Recently, BHS sophomore Colin Fowler reached out to the ODE concerning the new Pass/Fail grading system, and got a response from their director, Colt Gill. The letter...

A diagram of the virus.

COVID-19: geek edition

Natalie Foote April 21, 2020

“Coronavirus: Your government failed you.” “Government’s spending and role have increased during the coronavirus pandemic response.” “Coronavirus: ‘World faces worst recession since...

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...

One perk of the pandemic, at least for animals, is that they're being adopted faster than ever

Paw-some furry friends are being adopted faster than ever

Natalie Foote April 16, 2020

Quarantine isn’t fun, but for cats, dogs, gerbils, parakeets, and other pets, it’s amazing. Their owners are home 24/7 to care for them and keep them company. But not all animals are this lucky....

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