Student of the Year:

Daniel Tolliver
May Student of the Month:

Kaitlin Smith
April Student of the Month:

James Ramsey
March Student of the Month:

Alexandria Lewis
February Student of the Month:

Rebecca Benson
January Student of the Month:

Lelia Feuchtenberger
December Student of the Month:

Shawn Cochran
November Student of the Month:   
Marylea Wiley
October Student of the Month:    
Molly Lovern
September Student of the Month:    
Daniel Tolliver
Welcome to The Beaver Voice, Bluefield High School's newspaper!

The Beaver Voice is a Bluefield High School tradition. Every day, the staff works diligently and professionally to publish a high interest and informational online newspaper for all of our supporters. From dedicated faculty and staff to students who continually strive for academic excellence, BHS is a top-notch, admirable institution of learning.

We thank all of our supporters and encourage everyone to read The Beaver Voice each day.

You will never be bored, and you will always be enlightened!

Gretchen Harshbarger
The Beaver Voice Advisor

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What's New?

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Have a Happy Summer!

  • Check out Best of the Year! 

  • Check out Graduation pictures!  Click Here>>>

  • Check out Awards Pictures!  Click Here>>> 

  • Check out the Girls' and Boys' Tennis Pages!


Best of the Year!

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Happy Graduation to The Beaver Voice Senior Editor Alex Lewis.  Good luck in college!  We will miss you!



Thank you Mrs. Odell for 13 years of dedicated service to BHS.  We will really miss you!  Enjoy retirement! 


2014 NHS Inductees

Danite Belay
Carolyn Springman
Kadie Farmer
William Parsell
Brandon Lilly
Corey Coppola
Tyler Benedum
Emily Dobson
Justin Fox
Evan Abbey
Kerri Mills
Amber Miller
Alexius Burress
Aleea Kimberlin
Cody Goins
Jeannetta Preston
James Auton
Essence Brown
Walker Bowen
Gina Lewis
Morgan Williams
Ashley Butcher
Matthew Woodrum
Sierra Shrewsberry
Daniel Jones
Trevor Mullins
Allison Ratcliff
Lakeyn Morris
Brian Hill
Briana Edwards


Congratulations 2013 – 2014 Laurel Leaves Winners!

9th grade

Short Story
1st place Alyssa Mills
2nd place Kendyl Burnette

1st place Dalton Hubbard
2nd place Matthew Rose
3rd place Charlie Fowler

10th grade

Personal Essay
1st place Brianna Cochran
2nd place Caitlyn Lucado
3rd place Nicholas Short

1st place Francesca Sinagra
2nd place Zoe Nicewander
3rd place Amara Breisch

Literary Essay
1st place Alex Hatfield
11th grade

Short Story
1st place Destiny McKinney
2nd place David Mallory
3rd place Darcey Lewis

1st place Destiny McKinney
2nd place Darcey Lewis
3rd place Katie Jackson


Anyone interested in running cross country in the fall should see Ms. Gallimore ASAP.

There will be a meeting on Monday, August 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Room 106!   


Sports physicals will take place on June 2nd at five pm at the high school. These physicals will be for all students planning to participate in sports during the 2014/2015 school year.


Congratulations to the Girls' Tennis Team for placing second in the State Championship!


Congratulations to the Girls' and Boys' Tennis Team for winning Regionals!


Exams for 3rd and 4th block will be held on May 29.
Exams for 1st and 2nd block will be held on May 30.
Make up exams will be held on June 2.


9th grade exams for 9A classes will be on May 28.
Exams for 9B will be on May 29.


Summer School will be held at MCTEC this year, with the session running from June 23 to July 28 with the exception of the July 4th holiday.


Anyone wishing to put a downpayment on a yearbook can see Ms. Ward.


Congratulations to Tonya Roberts for being selected as BHS Teacher of the Year.


Congratulations to the Mercer County Young Writers winners!

Kendyl Burnette 1st Place (9th Grade)
Shymonique Williams 3rd Place (9th Grade)
Caitlyn Lucado 1st Place (10th Grade)
Noelle Heerschap 2nd Place (11th Grade)
Michael Lawson 3rd Place (11th Grade)
Marylea Wiley 1st Place (12th Grade)

Congratulations to Mrs. Galati's son, Nico Galati for his Young Writer's Award!

News Sports

Time Capsule

Each of Ms. Gallimore and Ms. Lawson's Business Computer classes have made a time capsule. Each time capsule contains the students' various goals, things they like, hopes and dreams.

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Senior Awards

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Concord University Radio Station Hits Airwaves

April 29, 2014 during a morning news conference in the Rahall Technology Center, Concord announced that it is now the home of the area's newest radio station,WVCU “The Cure”.

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Eliminate Week

This week, Key Club joined forces with UNICEF to raise awareness for maternal and neonatal tetanus.

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Girls' Tennis State Championship

Congratulations to the Girls’ Tennis team for placing 2nd in the 2014 State Championship! All 6 seeds of 2014 line up qualified to go upstate. 1,2, and 3, doubles qualified, and 1,2,3, and 4 qualified.

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Girls Tennis Season Opener

For their first match of the season, the BHS tennis team faced Liberty High School. The Bluefield girls won the match six to one.

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Beavers Blow Out Robert C. Byrd for Class AA State Championship

On Saturday, March 22 at the Charleston Civic Center the Beavers fulfilled their dream and won the class AA state championship against Robert C. Byrd with a final score of 64-39.

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Opinion Entertainment
The Cascades

Earlier this week I was able to experience the beautiful Cascades of Virginia. I had heard many wonderful things about the Cascades and all the beautiful scenery that it offers.
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High School Students Working in the Summer

There is talk of a study that high school students a few years ago were more likely to have
summer jobs than high school students are now.

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School Lunches: Good and Bad

School lunches have gradually gotten worse in my opinion but that is just personal. Probably because I'm not big on eating healthy...

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The Fault in Our Stars: Frenzy

If you go anywhere on the internet, you have probably heard of the Green brothers and John Green's best selling novel The Fault in Our Stars.

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God's Not Dead

Over the weekend I watched the film, “God’s Not Dead.” It is an extremely well done movie.

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Lord Takeover

Seventeen year old Ella Yelich-O’Connor, known by her stage name Lorde, is a singer-songwriter from New Zealand.

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The Book Thief

Just at the brink of WWII, nine year old Liesel Meminger moves to Molching, Germany to live with her new foster parents, Hans and Rosa Hubermann.

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World News Lots of Laughs 

News and Events on a National and International level

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Check out the cartoon of the day!

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Awkward and Embarrassing Moments Technology Corner
Awkward and Embarrassing Moments

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Cody's Computer Corner


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Staff and Administration BHS Faculty

BHS Staff and Administration

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"Back in the Day!"

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The Creative Corner The Random Corner

Feelin’ artsy? Just like looking at art?

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The Random Corner

The corner where surprising facts and yummy recipes are shared!

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Community Service Exchange Corner
Adopt a Pet Today!

Mercer County Animal Shelter Website:
(Click Here)

The Mercer County Animal Shelter is an organization of individuals who care about the welfare of animals and want to try to help educate individuals of the overpopulation and effects it has caused in these now overcrowded shelters!
Jannik's Journey

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