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

When Andrew Kearl is not working he enjoys watching Blazers and Mets games and spending time with his golden-retriever, Gilbert.

Meet Beaverton High School’s new principal

Samson Naleway, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 7, 2022

Meet Andrew Kearl, the new principal of Beaverton High School. He’s taking over from Dr. Anne Erwin, Beaverton’s longtime principal, who retired in June.   Before coming to Beaverton, Kearl worked...

Seniors celebrate Dress Like Dr. Erwin Day during Prom Spirit Week.

Dr. Erwin to retire, remain core part of community

Samson Naleway, Co-Editor-in-Chief June 10, 2022

Dr. Anne Erwin loves Beaverton High School. From her involvement in festive assemblies to community events to ordinary announcements, it’s clear that Dr. Erwin’s passion is education.  “It’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, Staff Writer 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, Staff Writer 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, Editor-in-Chief 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, Editor 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, Editor 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, Staff Writer 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, Staff Writer 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, Editor 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, Staff Writer 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...

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