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Summervilles maintenance crew trimmed the trees in order to keep them from falling down. They will soon grown back with its colorful leaves in the spring.

Campus Clean Up

Isabella Wickman and Josie Berg December 4, 2023

Have you ever noticed maintenance workers mowing the grass or working on the roof of buildings during school? As the seasons change at Summerville, the school’s maintenance crew has been taking care...

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...

The Orange Crush Band prepares for their one and only holiday parade. From Left to Right: Danner Poe (12), Cierra Bettencourt (12), and Matthew Weltmer (11). Mr. Johnson, band teacher is very much looking forward to their performance. “The night of the concert is the absolute best.

‘Tis the Season: Orange Crush band participates in parades

Darla Vogt and Isis Shavers November 28, 2023

‘Tis the season for SHS Orange Crush to perform in the upcoming holiday parades. As for fun and traditional Christmas activities, parades are a good way to spend the holiday season. Orange Crush band...

Featured are Ms. Beck and her significant other at the same trail where Ms. Beck received her injury on a previous date. [The location is a] beautiful walking slash biking trail along the American River, described Ms. Beck. She and her significant other had taken electric scooters along part of the trail before, as seen in the photo.

Where’s Maggie?

Leila Stuart, Copy Editor November 17, 2023

Ms. Beck, known to much of the Summerville students and staff as Maggie, has been on disability leave for roughly three weeks as of Nov. 15 due to a knee injury and plans to be back following Dec. 1 of...

Ethnic Studies will be taught in all California high schools starting the 2025-2026 school year.

New Class Mandate for California Schools

Leila Dwight, Reporter November 17, 2023

New Class Mandate for California Schools The state of California has mandated a new class, Ethnic Studies, to be taught in all highschools. This requirement has been met with mixed feelings from the...

Summerville Connections High School Musical Production had their opening night on Thursday November 9. The show runs through this next weekend, with shows on Friday, Nov. 17 at 7 P.M., Saturday, Nov. 18 matinee at 2 P.M. and the final showing at 7 P.M. on Saturday, Nov. 18.

Connecting with Connections

Kai Pradenas, Reporter November 11, 2023

The Connections Visual and Performing Arts program has been around for many years for students who want to pursue performing arts classes during their 7th to 12th grade years. However, it seems to not...

Tickets for all Summerville High sports games are for sale through Ticket Spicket. Once you arrive at the game, you can pull up your tickets on your phone and show it to the person working at the gate. This system takes much less time than buying tickets at the game with the goal of expediting the process.

Online Ticketing: Is it here to stay?

Leila Dwight, Reporter November 8, 2023

This school year Summerville High School has opted for an online ticketing system for all sporting events. This allows tickets to be bought online eliminating the need for cash.  Some people in attendance...

Mrs. Fowler filled the empty spot in the Summerville board. I believe in the importance of the school board as a functioning support system for the school as well as the community.

SUHSD Board Vacancy Fulfilled

Isis Shavers and Darla Vogt November 2, 2023

On Oct. 11, Chantal Fowler was sworn into the Summerville High School board, filling the SUHSD Board vacancy.  Former Board member Andrea Ransom, interviewed previously by Beyond The Cave in an Oct....

Interested in traveling abroad with friends? Film teacher Mr. Bainbridge is offering an experience of a lifetime. I sent out emails to all sophomores, juniors, and seniors with tons of information and links, said Mr. Bainbridge.

Bainbridge’s Travel Summer Trip-2024

Josie Berg, Reporter October 27, 2023

Summerville High School's annual Educational Travel Tour of 2024 is being hosted by Mr. Bainbridge with travel plans to Scotland and Ireland. If you missed the informational meeting on Wednesday Oct. 25th,...

Junior Gabe Romano also agreed on the negative side of AI and how it can impact students in their school work. “...obviously the bad side is that students can create essays like out of thin air with AI,” voiced Romano.

The Impact of AI in School: What is it? How are students accessing AI?

Isabella Wickman, Reporter October 27, 2023

Wandering eyes, notes in water bottles, a study guide under the desk--all ways students have found ways to be dishonest with their schoolwork.  Today’s generation, however, faces a new way of cheating,...

A quick look into what the future might hold for students

A United Nations Ban on Cellphones: Could it happen here?

Tiffany Armer, Reporter October 20, 2023

In Europe, a law was passed banning all cell phones from educational institutions starting January 1, 2024. This occurred specifically in France due to the increasing number of issues between classroom...

PICTURED: Cora Lee Oliva (10), Sawyer Stark (10), Sonora High Student Melissa Vasser (10), and Leighton Williamson (10).

Home is Where the Bears Are: Summerville Shows up for the student section

Josie Berg, Reporter October 13, 2023

The football season is always a big part of the culture here at Summerville High and this year was no different. Beyond the Cave asked ASB why student section is a pivotal part of the sporting events. Tyler...

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