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  • April 24Class Of 2020 Parent/Caregiver's Meeting: Wednesday, May 3 from 7-8 pm in the Cafeteria

  • April 24The Food Justice Club is hosting a food drive from April 26th to May 4th

Free challah excites community after school

Free challah excites community after school

Becky Perelman, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under News

“Shabbat is a treasure. It is the ability to connect with something higher. For 24 hours you can literally disconnect with all of the distractions during the week; you can really focus on what matters: your friends and your family,” Levi Lipinski said. “Shabbat really brings an additional beauty to ...

Immigration policies cause distress

Immigration policies cause distress

Leon Yang, Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 19, 2017
Filed under Hard News, In-Depth, News, Showcase

On Jan. 27, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order that closed the United States to people from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Since then, after being blocked by various courts, the executive order has been revised to ban people without current visas from six predominantly Muslim c...

Annual Day of Dialogue seeks to inform about LGBTQ+ identity

Annual Day of Dialogue seeks to inform about LGBTQ+ identity

April 14, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The annual Day of Dialogue assemblies to raise awareness of and discuss LGBTQ+ rights took place on April 12. The assemblies ranged from students telling their stories to transgender activists speaking about their legal work surrounding trans rights. Due to the growing popularity of the event and the...

Author Gene Yang addresses high school and middle school students

Author Gene Yang addresses high school and middle school students

Colby Sutton, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Students were shuffled into the auditorium during the last block of the day on Thursday to listen to Gene Luen Yang, author of 9th and 10th grade summer reading book, American Born Chinese. The high schoolers were joined by a group of 7th and 8th grade students from the nearby Runkle School. After an ...

Exclusive Q&A with new Superintendent Andrew Bott

Exclusive Q&A with new Superintendent Andrew Bott

Jason Altshuler, Arts Writing Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under In-Depth, News

Brookline’s Superintendent Andrew Bott spent 14 years working the Boston Public Schools before moving to the Brookline Public Schools in 2014. In his free time, Bott enjoys skiing, reading and coaching his son’s soccer team. The Sagamore sat down with him to learn more about his role. What do...

BREAKING: Cafeteria unveils new seven side policy

BREAKING: Cafeteria unveils new seven side policy

Jillian Goldstein and Susanna Kemp
April 1, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Grab a tray! You are going to need it for all of your free sides. Food Service Coordinator Calorie Eatsmore and Headmaster Anthony Meyer have decided that as of April 1, 2017, students will be required to take seven sides along with their meals from the cafeteria. The School Snack Expansion Committe...

Educators officially ratify contract

Educators officially ratify contract

Louie Goldsmith, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 27, 2017
Filed under Hard News, News, Showcase

The Brookline Educators Union (BEU) voted overwhelmingly to approve a contract proposal on Monday afternoon, March 27. The vote, completed by handwritten ballots in the Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium, occurred after almost three years of negotiations between the BEU and the Brookline School Committee. ...

Junior Masha Goncharova

Junior Masha Goncharova

March 24, 2017
Filed under The Sagamore's Portraits of BHS

"I've been taking computer science outside of school for a couple of years, it's a special program that my parents enrolled me in. It's on the level of if you were to take AP computer science at school. It's what I plan to do with my life, definitely go into computer science and it has prepared me really...

Legislature update: Fundraising and “L” grades

Legislature update: Fundraising and “L” grades

Maddie Nagler, Sports Writing Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under News

Behind closed doors it can seem like Student Government is at a standstill. Four members of each grade were elected to serve as representatives at the beginning of the year, but what are they up to now? Despite what may have seemed like a blank time lapse, the legislative body has actually been quite bu...

What does it mean to be a second semester senior?

Maddie Nagler, Sports writing editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under News

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Discussion about public school system attracts many community members

Discussion about public school system attracts many community members

Jacob Spiegel, Business Manager
March 16, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, the wooden pews of the All Saints Parish in Brookline were filled with educators, parents and students, eager to hear members of the community speak about current issues within the Brookline Public School system. They were impatient for certain changes to happen, such as incr...

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