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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

Hamilton musical prompts new conversations

Hamilton musical prompts new conversations

Emma Kahn, Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Both teens and teachers marvel in the wonder of Hamilton, a new musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda about the Founding Fathers. Hamilton mixes up the routine formula of musical theater by incorporating rap and hip hop into the soundtrack and having all parts played by people of color. But how did Hamilton becom...

ROM: Stoked

ROM: Stoked

Sara Hogenboom, Longform Managing Editor
November 16
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews, Showcase

The first impression as one walks into Stoked is “comfort.” A ramp leads diners down into a seating area with red vinyl booths, a high top bar in front of the pizza oven, and stainless steel tables. Prints of stereos are all over the walls, implying a ‘70s and ‘80s aesthetic. The music that plays ...

Review: Julius Caesar

Review: Julius Caesar

Jason Altshuler, Arts/Breaking News Writing Editor
November 2
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

With elements that will resonate with anyone and everyone, the high school’s Shakespeare play Julius Caesar sheds light on the politics and inner workings of human society. The Drama Society’s take on William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, directed by Mary Mastandrea, places the classic narr...

Halloween 2016!

Halloween 2016!

October 31
Filed under Arts, Multimedia, Showcase

Check out these photos of students and faculty dressed up for Halloween!

AOM: Jimmy Ricks

AOM: Jimmy Ricks

Iman Khan, Arts Writing Editor
October 25
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

He watches the scene around him: the different people. The range of women, varying in height, race, body shape and more. He observes the world surrounding him and proceeds to put his vision on a small sheet in his notebook. Every stroke of his pencil is purposeful in order to create something that his vi...

Students hone artistic skills over the summer

Students hone artistic skills over the summer

Jason Altshuler, Arts/Breaking News Writing Editor
October 24
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Jobs, camps, internships: Available options for the summertime can often seem too scarce and too numerous at the same time.  For students looking to spend weeks improving at a certain skill, summer intensives can be a gratifying choice. With countless programs for all sorts of talents, summer intensi...

Shakespeare play “Julius Caesar” in full swing

Shakespeare play “Julius Caesar” in full swing

Ani Mathison, Head Photographer
October 20
Filed under Arts, Showcase

What are you most excited for people to see? "I'm most excited for people to see our new take on the show and how hard everyone has been working." -junior Felicia Rosen What is the most fun part of being in the play? "I think that the most fun part is how much I've learned from it. I've never...

ROM: Fuel America

ROM: Fuel America

Sofia Georgaklis, Sports Managing Editor
October 17
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

Fuel America is a beautifully decorated coffee shop in Brighton, MA. From the second our party of four walked in the door, we were overcome by a relaxed atmosphere that put us all in the mood to do some homework with a delicious cup of coffee. We walked to the counter to order and were greeted by friendly s...

ROM: Baja Betty’s

ROM: Baja Betty’s

Ethan Gainsboro, Staff Writer
June 13
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews, Showcase

The generally compelling scenery of the restaurant along with the many options on the large, colorful menu board made for a strong first impression when our party of three first entered Baja Betty’s Burritos. Baja Betty’s Burritos is a fast and easy way to grab a midday snack or meal if you have...

AOM: Jory Cherry

AOM: Jory Cherry

Evan Marohn, Staff Writer
June 7
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Among the various art displays from the high school’s elective classes lining the stairs of the Unified Arts Building, white clay sculptures of human anatomy stand out. They vary in size, from life-size busts of the upper body to a collection of miniature pieces. Some have the body of a man, but are...

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