COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Milk+T

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Located in Beaverton at 4545 SW Angel Ave., Suite 160, Milk+T is a self-serve boba bar that opened in August 2018! They are a female owned and a small business located in only two locations, Los Angeles and Portland. What makes them unique is their self-serve boba bar, their reusable glass jars offered to customers, and their all-natural and handcrafted drinks! They started their business in a food truck in LA, back in 2015. Due to loyal fans, social media, and strong momentum of going viral on the Internet, they were able to push for their first store just after a year of being open. They are so thankful to be next to BHS because they love being an active member of the community. In fact, they have helped out BHS’ Asian Pacific Islander Club! If you are looking for something to drink, check out Milk+T!

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FUTURE BEAVER SPOTLIGHT: Jonathan Valdez

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Meet Jonathan Valdez, an 8th grader from Meadow Park Middle School. Jonathan has two siblings, an older brother, Mario Valdez, who is a sophomore here at Beaverton, and a younger sister. Jonathan has been practicing Jiu-Jitsu for six years; he says he really enjoys it because it gives him something to do after school. One of Jonathan’s pet peeves is when people chew their gum really loudly. We are so excited to see you at Beaverton, Jonathan!

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Powell’s Books

 

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Powell’s Books, located at Cedar Hills Crossing, provides an expansive setting for customers to explore over half a million used, new, and hard-to-find books across every category and genre. Ample seating and a quiet, unhurried atmosphere make our Cedar Hills store ideal for shoppers who like to browse and linger. The recently updated kids’ section is a bright, book-filled haven for children of all ages, and our vast sci-fi offerings draw fans of the genre from all around. Powell’s also stocks an impressive selection of board games, including many which shoppers can sample in store. When planning your visit, be sure to check our events schedule — Powell’s host a variety of esteemed authors each year, including a Young Adult Book Club, perfect for BHS students.

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Powell’s Books is an independent bookseller and has been serving Portland with amazing books since 1971. Walter Powell opened up the first ever location on Northwest Burnside out of an automotive shop. After four decades, the store is still family owned and staffed by passionate book lovers! Their book inventory is now over two million volumes. Powell’s is one of the top attractions for tourists traveling to the city of Portland, Oregon. Powell’s offers children storytelling times, author meet-ups, book clubs and so much more. They have a wide reach with excited readers from across the world!

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FUTURE BEAVER SPOTLIGHT: Kaily Zewald

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Kaily Zewald is an 8th grader at Whitford Middle School. She is passionate about school, sports, and music. She enjoys playing soccer, basketball, the piano, and also sings. Her favorite color is purple and favorite food is anything Mexican. Last summer, she went to Europe with her family, and that has become her new favorite place to go. She looks up her family and teachers because they want her to do her best and are very helpful. She has one older sister who happens to be her best friend because she is very supportive! In the future, Kaily would like to grow up to be an engineer or doctor. Kaily, we are so excited to see you next year at THE Beaverton High School!

FUTURE BEAVER SPOTLIGHT: Claire Hanken

Claire Hanken is a 7th header from Raleigh Hills! She is passionate about soccer and running. Her favorite subject in school is science because she loves to be involved with experiments. Someone she looks up to is Florence Griffith-Joyner because she was such a strong and optimistic athlete. Claire’s favorite foods to eat are cantaloupe and pizza! She is constantly active with cross country, soccer, basketball and track! A few secret hobbies that Claire has are singing and writing. Lastly, her favorite Tv show is “Modern Family” because it is hilarious! Claire, we are so lucky to have you as a part of the Beaverton community!

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Beaverton Florists

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Beaverton Florists has been bringing smiles to communities throughout the Portland Metro area since 1943. The company has been central to the Beaverton community and has provided for many different events around town.

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Beaverton Florist partners with local growers so all the flowers are fresh and beautiful when customers buy them. Since the school year has begun, dances are always popping up, and Beavertons Florist has a great selection for boutonnieres and corsages. The company has a tradition of putting people’s names on their cute billboard, and if your name is featured, you can go in for a free rose!

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Beaverton Florist has been a great community partner and we are happy to support their great business!

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Solace & Fine Espresso

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Solace & Fine Espresso is located at 4655 SW Griffith Dr #160, Beaverton, OR 97005, adjacent to Qdoba. After being acquired by its current operators several years ago, Solace has worked hard to create an amazing community surrounding their coffee house! Solace has been gracious enough to offer 10% off food and drink for students who present their Beaverton High School ID until the end of November.

Check out their Instagram @solace.fineespresso to find information about their open mic nights and more!

FUTURE BEAVER SPOTLIGHT: Jasmie Andrade

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Jasmine is in the fifth grade at Barnes Elementary School. Jasmine is a potential Beaverton attendee who loves math because the subject comes easily to her. Her favorite hobby is dancing! She goes to Slay Studios a few times a week. Her favorite class that she takes is acro cause it is a lot like gymnastics, which is super fun! She has been dancing for six years. She is also part of the Beaverton Youth Cheer program here at BHS. When Jasmine grows up, she wants to be a dancer and a model because she loves to perform! She has two other siblings and loves her family so much. Keep up the great work Jasmine… we can’t wait to have you here at BHS!

FUTURE BEAVER SPOTLIGHT: Henry Harris

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Meet future Beaverton Beaver, Henry Harris! Henry is currently a student at West TV Elementary. He has a sister named Hailey Harris who currently attends BHS. Henry’s favorite thing about school is reading and seeing his friends. He also loves to play basketball and plans on playing basketball at BHS. Basketball and seeing his friends at school are the two things he is most excited for when he comes to BHS. When Henry grows up he would like to be a basketball or an engineer. We can’t wait for you to join the Beaver nation, Henry! #THEBeavertonHighSchool

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT: Alpenrose Dairy

The history of Alpenrose Dairy dates back to the 1891 when Florian Cadonau began delivering milk around the Portland area by a horse-drawn wagon. This soon became a family business and 100 years years later, it remains this way. Alpenrose provides the community with fresh and the finest dairy products. It is Portland’s oldest, locally owned dairy farm, and it is known around the community because it supports a great portion of businesses and organizations around town! The farm not only produces great dairy products, but it puts on some really amazing events throughout the year. Many are familiar with the Little League Softball World Series they host or the holiday events that go on throughout different seasons. It is an amazing place to spend time and remains a community treasure! If you want to learn more about Alpenrose Dairy, visit the Alpenrose website.