The power of words echoed poignantly throughout Beverly Hills High School last Friday following a series of intimate assemblies where around 200 students at a time packed the Salter Family Theatre and listened to speakers address the topic of racism.
For the first time in almost 30 years, Beverly Hills Unified School District teachers have reached an impasse with the school district, leading formal bargaining negotiations to be suspended as a third-party mediator now steps in to try to achieve consensus.
It was a great weekend for Beverly Hills High School’s Academic Decathlon team, which placed fourth overall in Division 3 of the State Academic Decathlon competition, winning 15 individual medals plus a team medal for bronze in the ‘Super Quiz’.
At 10 a.m. Wednesday morning, hundreds of Beverly Hills High School students joined the national movement to peacefully protest gun violence on campus in an inspiring tribute to the victims of last month’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Precisely eight days before Beverly Hills High School students have pledged to join the 17-minute nationwide school walk-out at 10 a.m. on March 14 to protest gun violence while honoring the 17 people who died in last month’s Parkland school shooting, Beverly Hills police arrested a BHHS school student on campus this past Tuesday.
Beverly Hills police arrested a man on Wednesday who police believe carried a gun on the campus of Beverly Hills High School and followed a student as she left campus.
In a strong showing of solidarity between students and school leaders, on Wednesday March 14 Beverly Hills High School students are poised to walk out of class at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes to participate in a national school walkout. The 17 minutes symbolize one minute for each life that was lost at the Parkland shooting.
Starting tonight, the Tony award-winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone caps off this season for the Beverly Hills High School Performing Arts department. Shows are March 2, 3, 8, 9, and 10 at 7 p.m. in the Salter Theatre at 241 S. Moreno Dr. Tickets are available online (bhhs.bhusd.org), at the Student Store, or onsite before each show as space permits. Pictured (above) are Performing Arts benefactor Michael J. Libow and the cast of the musical.
Beverly Hills High School Social Studies teacher Drew Stewart has been promoted to interim assistant principal at BHHS effective this week.
On Feb. 3, the Beverly Hills High Career Education Department sent culinary and KBEV broadcast students to compete in the annual SkillsUSA regional competition held at LA Trade Tech. The medal winners and students advancing to the SkillsUSA State competition this coming April in Ontario are: Gold Medal Broadcast team (Ethan Bootesaz, Eva Danesh, Noah Danesh, Arian Tabibian); Gold Medal Job Skill Demonstration Student (Donya Noubaharestan); Gold Medal Radio team (Ryan Dubin, Tohar Samir); Silver Medal Broadcast team (Ben Cohan, Sophia Martin, Jacob Suomi, Gabrielle Urman); Silver Medal Culinary (Eric Cherdak); Silver Medal Radio (Jacob Kurtz, Gabriel Tabariei); Bronze Medal Broadcast team (Bridgette Fussman, Leo Padilla, Hunter Trost, Noelle Trost; Bronze Medal Culinary (Ethan Eils); Broadcast All Freshmen team 7th Place (Fiory Carey, Riley Mehdizadeh, Alana Perkins, Ryan Tabatabai).