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Three of our Summerville Seniors posing with a baby.

Seniors: An Introduction to Parenthood

Lexie Melendez, Reporter March 21, 2024

Summerville High School is finishing their last round of babies The last day of the babies is on March 21, 2024. Many Seniors have mixed feelings about their babies. Some found the project to be a good...

Summerville High welcome Erick Knapp, new Crisis Counselor.

Eric Knapp – Meet Your New Wellness Center Counselor

Jillian Damin and Brook Armer March 21, 2024

Summerville High School welcomed a new Crisis Counselor, Eric Knapp, just last month. Mr. Knapp was hired when Mrs. Nelson, former Crisis Counselor, left a vacancy. Mr. Knapp comes to SHS with a lot...

The Dual Enrollment form students need to fill out.

Dual Enrollment at Columbia College

Brook Armer and Jillian Damin February 23, 2024

Some students of Summerville High School are enrolled for the Dual Enrollment program at Columbia College. “The dual enrollment program is when students are taking classes at Columbia College while...

“I had a lot of flags. I have five senior seminar classes and two world history classes, stated Mr. Atkins when asked about his choice of classroom decor.

Classroom Customization

Leila Stuart and Peyton Skinner February 16, 2024

Teachers often love to decorate their classrooms.  Each teacher has their own, consistent, unique decorations and styles. The primary way many teachers customize their classrooms is by adding posters...

Some Summerville students celebrate Valentines Day by sharing roses and candy with their friends.

Valentines Day: SHS shares their traditions and opinions on the holiday

Darla Vogt, Reporter February 14, 2024

On Feb. 14 of each year, Valentine's Day continues to be a celebration of love. Traditionally, Valentine's Day is meant to show your love towards someone by sending them gifts or messages of love. Whether...

Georgia [left] and Paisley [right].

Puppy Fever: Mini Goldendoodles Join These Teachers’ Families

Leila Dwight and Peyton Monsen January 24, 2024

Four SHS teachers have welcomed a goldendoodle puppy into their families over the past few years, all from the same breeder–What’sUpDoods, located in Tuolumne, Ca. Most recently, Mrs. Kerns and Ms....

Parking Lot Chaos: Students struggle to park in their designated spots

Parking Lot Chaos: Students struggle to park in their designated spots

Jillian Damin, Reporter January 24, 2024

Have you ever noticed students parking in other students’ paid parking spots? It’s a situation that has been causing quite a stir at SHS. With limited parking spaces and the convenience of having a...

The CAASPP testing occurs every year to assess students progress over their years of schooling.

State Testing is Almost Here: What are the Details?

Leila Stuart and Peyton Skinner January 19, 2024

In just a few months, juniors will begin state testing. Last year, there was a change to the location of the testing, so this year Beyond the Cave investigated what will change from last year and what...

Christmas time is here at Summerville High School. ASB (Associated Student Body) has set up many Christmas decorations around the campus, like this Christmas tree, further spreading excitement for this upcoming holiday season.

Christmas Time Traditions

Madeline Sharkey and Brianna Fowler December 18, 2023

Christmas traditions are celebrated all across the world bringing people together to spread festive joy during every holiday season. People create special memories to celebrate the holidays, making the...

Mr. Christopher would like to give advice to graduating seniors this year. He states, Dont pass up the good opportunities you are given, its easy to say no to things that come your way because theres an unknown to it. He argues you should always say yes as you never quite know where those opportunities will lead you.

Get to Know Your Principal: Mr. Christopher

Jillian Damin and Brook Armer December 18, 2023

Summerville High School’s principal, Mr. Christopher, is a well-known person around campus and recently shared with the senior class his journey in becoming the person he is today. He shared his experiences...

Many Summerville students at the Homecoming game this year posing for a picture. Showing some football game spirit with the White Out themed game!

2023 School Favorites

Madeline Sharkey and Brianna Fowler December 4, 2023

2023 was an eventful year for the Summerville Bears. From fun themed football games, to making school history with a section title, it was a year to remember.  Bears 2023-2024 football had a great...

Summerville High has been getting ready to celebrate the holiday season. “It means celebrating Christ and getting our family together and celebrating the spirit, the everything. It’s just a good vibe,” stated Linnea Carr, senior.


Leila Stuart and Peyton Skinner December 2, 2023

Summerville High School recently started preparing for the holiday season. Some students shared how they typically spend their holiday season.  Traditions are a big part of the holiday season. They...

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