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Survey results of 44 MHS students on whether or not BSD should reopen for in-person learning.

Should Beaverton Schools Return to In Person Learning?

Ryan Dickinson, News Reporter February 23, 2021

The talks of Beaverton Schools returning to in-person learning is a controversial and debatable topic right now. Some people are all for going back as soon as possible, and others are adamant that schools...

Hate Speech in the Mountainside Community

Hate Speech in the Mountainside Community

Aliyah Ndayishimiye and Addie Carman February 10, 2021

Multiple Mountainside students were exposed online in the summer of 2019 for actively participating in an Instagram groupchat perpetuating hate speech. The group chat included discussions about how white...

Storming of the Capitol artwork (featured image) by Ty Kalestiantz

Storming of the Capitol

On January 6th, President Donald Trump spoke to thousands of his supporters, prompting them to march to the Capitol Building, eventually escalating into a riot that caused five deaths. This resulted in...

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Staying Safe This Holiday Season

Aliyah Ndayishimiye, News Reporter January 4, 2021

For many, it feels like the most wonderful time of the year has been put to a screeching halt—as most things have been, with COVID-19. While much of COVID-19’s behavior as a virus is unknown, including...

The Mountainside Peak News Video Broadcast

The Mountainside Peak News Video Broadcast

Ty Kalestiantz, Liberty Domingo, and Addie Carman January 4, 2021

Included in this episode is the article, "Free lunches from the Beaverton School District" by Addie Carman. Linked below:

A dusting of snow in the Portland Metro Area - 2/25/1997

Can Portland Expect Snow This Winter?

Ryan Dickinson, News Reporter December 18, 2020

Snow is undoubtedly one of the highlights of the winter season for many people. From hitting the slopes on Mount Hood to relaxing indoors with cocoa, there's something for everyone on a snowy day. The...

Mock Election Results

Mock Election Results

Addie Carman, News Reporter and Design Manager December 4, 2020

On November 3, 2020, America began to find out what the course of this country will take. While doing so, Mountainside High school put together a mock election in order to determine how Mountainside students...

The First Thanksgiving painting

The Truth about Thanksgiving

Addie Carman, News Reporter and Design Manager December 1, 2020

For many years, families gathered around the dinner table to share delicious meals and to answer the same question, “What are you thankful for?”. It is important to be thankful for what you have however,...

A family lined up to receive their free lunches

Free Lunches From the Beaverton School District

Addie Carman, News Reporter and Design Manager November 23, 2020

One resource that you may not have heard of is free lunches. These lunch options are offered at select schools around the Beaverton School District Community. The lunches include a wide variety of nutritious...

Are You Educated On These Topics? 

Are You Educated On These Topics? 

Addie Carman, News Reporter November 10, 2020

Over the past few months, the fight for equality among minorities has become more widespread, and bringing awareness to these problems, as well as other problems around the world has become more prevalent.  First...

Yoshihide Suga

The new Prime Minister of Japan

Akira Mapp, News Reporter November 10, 2020

A Quick Introduction On September 16th, 2020, Yoshihide Suga was voted in by parliament to become the new Prime Minister of Japan, after Shinzo Abe resigned.  At 71 years old, Suga has been involved...

Streaks of lightning fill the night sky in Athens, Georgia

Hurricanes in the South

Ryan Dickinson, News Reporter November 9, 2020

The Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1st and ends on November 30th. Throughout these months, warm Atlantic waters create the ideal conditions for powerful, destructive storms. These storms start...

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