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

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...

The Christmas season is just beginning, and that means an unstoppable barrage of Christmas cheer

Comic: Christmas is coming

Ayame McCarthy, Graphic Artist December 4, 2020

Comic: Types of people on Zoom (part 2)

Comic: Types of people on Zoom (part 2)

Ayame McCarthy, Graphic Artist October 22, 2020

Comic: Types of people on Zoom (part 1)

Comic: Types of people on Zoom (part 1)

Ayame McCarthy, Graphic Artist October 15, 2020

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...

A reflective window at BHS displays a motivational poster.

Teacher Appreciation Week: the students speak

Cassidy Ochoa, Staff Writer May 7, 2020

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week, a time when students give praise and thanks to the members of the BHS community. While the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about the need for modification to...

Along with other students around the nation, junior Beatrice Kahn participates in an online Speech and Debate tournament during quarantine.

Oregon debate excellence continues in quarantine

Beatrice Kahn, Editor May 6, 2020

This year, the Pacific Northwest division of the Ronald Reagan Great Communicator Debate Series occurred on May 2.  The debates were supposed to be held here in Beaverton but were instead held virtually...

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...

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