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

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...

Then-presidential candidate Joseph R. Biden Jr. speaks at an event. Incumbent President Donald J. Trump has mounted numerous legal challenges against Bidens victory.

The Electoral College and what it means for 2021

David Davis January 8, 2021

A new chapter in the United States began with the election of Joe Biden. It looked like a fresh start, one that would bring change and relief to a country struggling with a pandemic. That is, until...

A malfunctioning Zoom meeting interrupts a teacher as a dog barks in the background and phone buzzes on their desk. Teachers have met many challenges this year as they adjust to teaching online.

Beaverton teachers persist through distance learning

Anouk Clendenning December 16, 2020

When school closed on March 13, Beaverton Spanish and AVID teacher Kellie Rosenberger had no idea that it would be the last time she’d see her students in person that year. And with cases of COVID-19...

A student sits at a desk, suffering from the effects of Zoom burnout. With classes and most homework online, students are spending more time on screens than usual, leading to increased stress and symptoms of burnout.

How to reduce Zoom burnout

As the Beaverton High community advances into Quarter 2, it’s become clear that Zoom will be an integral part of day-to-day life for the foreseeable future. With this change from normal life, however,...

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 10, 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...

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...

Student artists Alysha Taylor, Zoe Butler, Eddie Lundy, and Hannah Woffinden stand in front of their finished mural, which is on display at Yuubi Sushi in downtown Beaverton.

Beaverton student art installed at local restaurant

Natalie Foote June 3, 2020

School may be closed, but art can be anywhere. Beaverton High School seniors Hannah Woffinden, Alysha Taylor, Zoe Butler, and Edward Lundy showed just this with their recently unveiled mural. The...

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....

Scrabble tiles spell the word “Vote.”

ASB voting during a pandemic

Melody Cosgrove May 24, 2020

For students at Beaverton High School, it is once again time to vote for next year’s student government positions. Despite school not reconvening until the next Fall term at the earliest, elections...

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...

Elena Woo is one of the six recipients of the BFAN scholarship. She will attend Cornell University in Ithaca, New York next year.

BFAN scholarship thrives for seniors

Beatrice Kahn May 15, 2020

Although Washington County remains in lockdown, scholarship season is not. On Friday, May 15, the Beaverton Family and Alumni Network (BFAN) delivered six $500 scholarships to seniors. A volunteer...

A girl types and walks on a treadmill.

Ten types of exercise to shoot your mood to the skies

Natalie Foote May 14, 2020

At this point in quarantine, time is an illusion. The structured days that many have been accustomed to are gone, and with them, productivity. But not all hope is lost: exercise can add structure to your...

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