Seniors speak on college application process

Beverly Highlights (Beverly Hills High School) 6/1 8:52A Shayda Dadvand, Editor Chief
With college application season over, seniors may finally recover from the long process.  For example, senior Isabela Painter was hit hard by the work. She spoke about her first semester of the year. “It was honestly exhausting,” Painter said. “I...

Public Hearing Notice - 2023-24 LCAP and Budget

Beverly Hills Unified School District 6/1 8:24A
The Governing Board of Beverly Hills Unified School District will hold public hearings on the proposed Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) and the Budget of the district for the year ending June 30, 2024, prior to final adoption as required...

10 tips on studying for finals

Beverly Highlights (Beverly Hills High School) 5/26 7:01A Kate Oller, Staff Writer
With finals less than two weeks away, students are likely to start studying. But how should we prepare for finals? Here are 10 studying tips that might help with these upcoming exams. 1. Spend 30...

Seniors race in “Last Luau” boat race

Beverly Highlights (Beverly Hills High School) 5/25 9:00A Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Cheif
Five teams of seniors spent days constructing boats out of cardboard and duct tape. On Tuesday, May 23, they raced. List of the teams and their members. ( Shayda Dadvand ) In complete transparency,...

A night to remember: Prom 2023

Beverly Highlights (Beverly Hills High School) 5/25 7:15A Kaylen Wi, Contributor
MAY 13—  ASB hosted “A Night in Hollywood” senior prom at the Avalon in Hollywood.  Students walked a red carpet to the entrance of the venue where a photographer met them for prom photos in front of...

Teachers win ‘Teacher vs. Senior’ dodgeball

Beverly Highlights (Beverly Hills High School) 5/23 6:12A Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Chief
On May 17, teachers and students filled the swim gym at lunch for the annual Teacher vs. Senior dodgeball game. Here were the scores: The final scores of the Teacher v. Senior dodgeball game....

Actor Danny Masteron retrial on rape charges

Beverly Highlights (Beverly Hills High School) 5/17 7:11A Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Chief
APRIL 2023 Famous actor (best known for his role in “That ’70s Show”) Danny Masterson faced a retrial of the case that he allegedly raped three women.   Masterson was initially tried in Nov. 2022, where the judges declared a mistrial after being...

Willow Project explained, sparks public debates

Beverly Highlights (Beverly Hills High School) 5/12 6:46A Hallema Bakhda, Staff Writer
On March 13, The Biden Administration permitted one of the biggest oil developments on Alaskan soil. This development is known as the Willow Project and has been a topic of discussion for weeks.  Willow is an oil reserve on Alaska’s North Slope,...

Reality rules: gun violence in modern America

Beverly Highlights (Beverly Hills High School) 5/11 7:12P Mia Gorlick, Contributor
Written May 9, 2023 Published May 11, 2023 129 days. 208 mass shootings. On average, the United States has seen more than one shooting per day, more than one daily event involving a gun in the hands of an unfit individual. We do not often hear...

Beverly’s annual French Cabaret celebrates French culture

Beverly Highlights (Beverly Hills High School) 5/11 9:27A Kate Oller and Ruby Matenko
THURS. APRIL 27— Madame Corinne Carlson and the French program hosted their annual Cabaret in the EDC courtyard patio. Students from different levels of French (ranging from French 1 to AP French) put...

Check-in on students during AP exam season

Beverly Highlights (Beverly Hills High School) 5/11 9:14A Ruby Matenko, Staff Writer
*Names have been changed for privacy. It’s AP exam season, which means Beverly students enrolled in AP classes are taking their AP exams through the College Board over the weeks of May 1–5 and May 8–12. Students have studied hard all year for...

Shelter-in-place, fire drill within minutes

Beverly Highlights (Beverly Hills High School) 4/30 8:52A Kaia Lopez, Staff Writer
THURSDAY, April 27 Beverly had an unplanned shelter-in-place during the first period. From 8:49 AM to 9:16 AM, the shelter-in-place lasted 27 minutes, during which staff locked their doors and both...

Beverly’s Speech and Debate Team goes to state

Beverly Highlights (Beverly Hills High School) 4/28 6:42A Ruby Matenko, Staff Writer
FRIDAY APRIL 21 — Beverly’s Speech and Debate team went to the state championship in Carlsbad in San Diego County at Carlsbad High School this past weekend. This comes after they qualified in the top 60 for public forum debaters in the state at...

New bell schedule puts end to late-start Wednesdays

Beverly Highlights (Beverly Hills High School) 4/25 7:07A Ruby Matenko, Staff Writer
Before March 8, Beverly’s Wednesday schedule started at 9:20 A.M., as opposed to regular start at 8:30 A.M. The old schedule provided teachers with time for professional development, and students a break from waking up as early as usual. However,...

Junior Mia Gorlick speaks on behalf of Sr. Jose Sanchez

Beverly Highlights (Beverly Hills High School) 4/25 7:00A Shayda Dadvand, Editor in Cheif
Shayda: Welcome to another Highlights podcast episode. Before we dive in, allow me to give you some context on this episode. On Tuesday, March 14, Beverly held another board meeting in which staff decisions were spoken on. The decisions were due...
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