Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Beachwood High School Prom is coming up - show us your prom memories!
Beachwood High School prom happens Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Club at Key Center in Cleveland. We want to help you share your night — the glitz, the glam, the fashion and the memories. Show us your dress, your manicure, your front-yard photo session with the happy teens and the memories in the gallery above. Just click "Upload Photos & Videos" to get started!
Monday, May 6, 2013
Mike Gibbons has been going to football games since he could walk.
OhioVarsity.com sat down with Mike Gibbons and asked him about his football background and the year ahead. Gibbons will replace Coach Ryan Williams, who resigned in December. He will also work as a physical education teacher at the high school. more details on Gibbons here.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The Beachwood junior and Division III 160-pound state championship was honored by both the Ohio House and Senate
Division III 160-pound state champ Ryan Harris was honored for his victory earlier this month by the Ohio House and Senate. The Beachwood junior told BeachwoodBison.org that it was a great experience to speak before both houses of the state legislature. “The night before I watched someone get recognized from the year before for track,” he told the web site. “It was kind of nerve-wracking, I didn’t know what they were going to think, but once I started talking it was fun. It was kind of weird, all the people in suits and ties looking at you. I wear a suit and tie like once a year.” Harris and his fellow Bison wrestler Sammy Gross have also earned the right to represent the United States in this summer’s Maccabiah Games in Israel. The …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Beachwood junior wrestler Gross received the award during the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum’s annual induction ceremony.
Beachwood junior wrestler Sammy Gross has already racked up some impressive accolades in his career. He is a 3-time state placer and the 2011 Division III 113-pound state champion. With a 137-12 career record at Beachwood, he is on pace to break the Bison record for most wins in a wrestling career. And, now, he's been honored by the hall of fame. The National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum named Gross its Sid Luckman Jewish Male Scholar Athlete of the Year. Gross was recognized during the induction ceremony on April 21 at the Hall of Fame in Commack, New York. People can watch Gross's acceptance speech because the entire ceremony has been posted on YouTube. (His segment begins at 1:34:33.) Gross told BeachwoodBison.org that he was …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Fundraiser happens Sunday at 5 p.m.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Summer Kolt and Ryan dela Vega placed second and third, respectively, during a statewide pastry cakes contest
Beachwood High culinary arts students Summer Kolt and Ryan dela Vega placed second and third, respectively, during the statewide pastry cakes finals at the Ohio Family Career and Community Leaders of America. The competition was held last week at the Ohio State University in Columbus. According to Beachwood Schools, Kolt won a $4,000 renewable college scholarship and dela Vega won a $2,000 renewable scholarship. They study Beachwood's Culinary Arts program, which is part of the Mayfield Excel TECC program that provides work, tech and college preparatory opportunities. Specifically, the Culinary Arts program offers training that helps students prepare for the Food Service industry. The curriculum includes experience in everything from large…
Fowler is a three-time Lake Erie League Coach of the Year and was named Plain Dealer Coach of the Year in 2008
Beachwood Schools has hired a program builder to be its new high school girls soccer coach. Former Shaker Heights head coach Tom Fowler will replace Art Skupniewicz, who resigned following the 2012 season, according to BeachwoodBison.org. Fowler took over as head coach at Shaker Heights in 2004 and in 2008 he led them to the state Final Four. He is a 3-time Lake Erie League Coach of the Year and was named Plain Dealer Coach of the Year in 2008 and the Greater Cleveland Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association Coach of the Year in 2007. “I’m very confident that Tom will be able to build our youth program and work with the middle school program and see the big picture,” Beachwood district director of athletics Ryan Peters told BeachwoodBison.…
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
As a player, Gibbons won a state championship with Lake Catholic and two national championships with Mount Union
After more than 50 applicants and almost 40 people interviewed, Beachwood High School has chosen its new head football coach -- former Lake Catholic High School standout, Mount Union All-American and Brunswick defensive coordinator Mike Gibbons. “Mike is a tremendous hire for Beachwood,” Beachwood district athletic director Ryan Peters told BeachwoodBison.org. “One of things that makes me so excited about Mike is the kids will love him. They will be happy to be around him. I think what will end up happening is these kids will play very, very hard for him. I think he’ll connect with these kids really, really quickly. I think it will be a nice transition going from coach (Ryan) Williams to Mike Gibbons.” Gibbons will replace Coach Ryan …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Beachwood High School-based marketing class organizes successful business expo
The Beachwood High School-based business expo Entrovation saw 170 vendors and its most innovative exhibits yet Friday, April 19, 2013. Watch the video above to see a robot, interactive art and more from the student-run event.
Friday, April 19, 2013
The Bison rose to 7-0 after beating Chardon 5-0 earlier this week
The Beachwood High School tennis team blanked Chardon 5-0 on Wednesday. The Bison have started their season 7-0. “We played well,” Beachwood tennis coach David Cole told BeachwoodBison.org. “I kind of talked to the kids before the match about what lies ahead, which is Chagrin Falls and Hawken, both league matches, the Rocky River Invitational on Saturday and on Monday our first state team match. (Wednesday’s match) was basically a tune-up for what’s coming down the pipeline.” Junior Karan Gill, sophomore Alex Machtay and senior Kennedy Mulholland all won their singles matches against Chardon in straight sets. Senior Andrew Romanoff and sophomore Kaustav Malik and senior Brock Hersch and sophomore Griffin Celleghin, respectively, did the …