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  • March 27School Committee Meeting: March 30 at 6:00 PM in the Walsh School Committee Room, 5th Floor, Town Hall.

  • March 27 Brookline High School Dance Marathon for Boston Children’s Hospital: April 13th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Brookline Teen Center.

  • March 27College panel for students with learning differences will be held on Tuesday, April 4th at 7 pm in the MLK room

Makeup Tutorial #2 featuring Isobel Souza

Makeup Tutorial #2 featuring Isobel Souza

Vera Targoff, Staff Writer
January 23, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

When did you start doing your makeup? Probably two years ago, doing makeup for my dance performances. What do you like the most about makeup? I think of it as an art. There’s brushes, it takes practice, there’s a variety of things you can do with it. What would you say to people who...

Review: New Women for a New Age: Japanese Beauties @ MFA

Review: New Women for a New Age: Japanese Beauties @ MFA

Nick Eddinger, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Arts, Informational, Performance Reviews, Showcase

The late 19th and early 20th centuries were critical in defining Japanese cultural identity. The depiction of women and how they reflected the country’s struggle to preserve their culture while remaining relevant in the modern world is beautifully displayed in the ongoing exhibition of  “New Women...

ROM: Juice Reviews

ROM: Juice Reviews

Iman Khan, Arts Writing Editor
January 19, 2017
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews, Showcase

For the Blitz, The Sagamore reviewed and compared three juice bars. Here's what we thought. As healthy foods become more popular, juice places around Brookline have begun providing the trendy products. We visited several juice bars to see how they stacked up: Pure Cold Press, located in Cooli...

Preview: Borne Into the Clouds combines meaningful topics

Preview: Borne Into the Clouds combines meaningful topics

Cleo Falvey, Arts Managing Editor
January 18, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

2017’s Emerson play, Borne Into the Clouds, is written and directed by seniors Oceanne Fry and Sam Pollak. The play centers around a combination of two topics: J.M. Barrie’s iconic play, Peter Pan, and the HIV/AIDS crisis. The play centers around the main character, Peter, who is dying of AIDS ...

Review: Making Modern at the Museum of Fine Arts

Review: Making Modern at the Museum of Fine Arts

Rachel Vin, Staff Writer
January 18, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

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Quiz: How well do you know your teachers?

Quiz: How well do you know your teachers?

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
January 14, 2017
Filed under News, Quizzes, Showcase

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AOM Upgraded: Alice Foster

AOM Upgraded: Alice Foster

Maddie Kostant-Greeley, Staff Writer
January 13, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Alice Foster is a senior at the high school who has been drawing ever since she was little. Foster is currently taking AP Studio Art. Foster made this piece, titled Underwater, as a summer assignment for the class. Foster said that her biggest artistic inspirations are her peers in the class because they are all...

AOM Upgraded: Oliver Resnick

AOM Upgraded: Oliver Resnick

Maddie Kostant-Greeley, Staff Writer
January 13, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Oliver Resnick is a junior at the high school who began his artistic career while living in Paris. Resnick was inspired by the city’s rich culture and many art museums. One of his artistic inspirations is painter Louis Jover, who paints predominantly with black watercolors on newspaper. Resnick’s u...

A capella groups provide insight on misconceptions

A capella groups provide insight on misconceptions

Emma Kahn, Staff Writer
January 12, 2017
Filed under Arts

Perfect Pitch and Note-A-Fy: two all-girls a cappella groups, fighting for the top a cappella spot at the high school. Are they rivals? Not so much. Contrary to popular belief and the fact that they are often compared to each other, Perfect Pitch and Note-A-Fy are actually more similar than not....

AOM Upgraded: Emma Staff

AOM Upgraded: Emma Staff

Josh Fleishman, Staff Writer
January 11, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Multimedia, Showcase

Senior Emma Staff has always had a passion for art. In 4th grade, she started sewing and designing clothes. As she grew older, she became interested in drawing, painting, metal working, jewelry making and photography. She learns most of her skills through classes at the high school, but she also expan...

Review: All-Town Chorus Concert

Review: All-Town Chorus Concert

Elene Chamberlin, Staff Writer
January 11, 2017
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

The Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium overflowed with parents excitedly chattering in anticipation of seeing their kids singing on the big stage. An animated energy buzzed in the auditorium as K-12 students darted in and about the crowd dressed in formal attire.  Nearly every seat was filled and nearly ever...

Makeup Tutorial #1 featuring Lia Rosenblatt

Makeup Tutorial #1 featuring Lia Rosenblatt

Vera Targoff, Staff Writer
January 10, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

When did you start doing makeup? I started in 8th grade, but I only got okay at it this year. Why do you wear makeup? It’s fun! I get to experiment with colors on my eyes. It’s like drawing, but on my face. I don’t have to show people a drawing, they can just look at my face and they’re like, ...

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