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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...

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 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...

Some of the many amazing shows available on Netflix.

Top Netflix picks, quarantine edition

Cassidy Ochoa April 30, 2020

We’re shut in, tucked away from the world in our own little pockets we call home. Our realities are separated, leaving time for everyone to try new things or get in a bit of relaxing. But even with people...

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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