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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

BREAKING: School Committee postpones Superintendent vote

BREAKING: School Committee postpones Superintendent vote

Louie Goldsmith, Opinions Editor
March 10
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The School Committee postponed a scheduled vote to confirm a new Superintendent at their meeting on March 10.

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Students and police involved in after school incident

Students and police involved in after school incident

Sara Hogenboom, News Writing Editor
March 9
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Two police officers intervened in a play-fight between a group of students of color who were standing on the steps of the high school, after school on Tuesday March 8.

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BREAKING: School Committee recommends Bott as new Superintendent

BREAKING: School Committee recommends Bott as new Superintendent

Louie Goldsmith, Opinions Editor
March 3
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The Brookline School Committee voted to recommend Andrew Bott to be the next Superintendent on Mar. 3. Bott, who is currently the Principal of the Lincoln School, was one of three finalists for the position. According to the Brookline Public Schools, a School Committee vote on the morning of Thurs...

School faculty show continued unity in support of BEU

School faculty show continued unity in support of BEU

Leon Yang, Sports Writing Editor
February 29
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On Monday, Feb. 29, for the second consecutive Monday, teachers left the high school at 3 p.m. in a sign of solidarity with the Brookline Educators Union, who are currently in the negotiations with the School Committee. School faculty wanted to show how much time teachers use after school by st...

Holman not selected for Marblehead principal position

Holman not selected for Marblehead principal position

Cleo Falvey, Arts Writing Editor
February 26
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On Feb. 24, 2016, Marblehead High School announced that Daniel Bauer, the current assistant principal at Beverly High School, will be the new principal for the 2016-2017 school year. Headmaster Deborah Holman had also been a finalist for the job.  Holman informed the Brookline High school c...

Breaking: Vick announces potential departure

Breaking: Vick announces potential departure

Yoel Abulaf, News Layout Editor
February 24
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On Feb. 22 African American and Latino Scholars Program Director Christopher Vick sent out an email to all of his students’ parents explaining that he might be leaving the high school at the end of this school year. Later, he announced the possibility in his classes. Vick, who has worked at the high school for ...

Superintendent finalist Jon Sills visits high school

Superintendent finalist Jon Sills visits high school

Louie Goldsmith, Opinions Editor
February 24
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Superintendent finalist Jon Sills met with students on Wednesday, Feb. 24 during his visit to the high school.

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Nicaragua and Dominican Republic trip cancelled due to Zika virus

Nicaragua and Dominican Republic trip cancelled due to Zika virus

Sara Hogenboom, News Writing Editor
February 23
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The Nicaragua exchange trip and the 3 Mariposas Montessori club trip to the Dominican Republic were cancelled on Feb. 8 due to the outbreak of the Zika virus. The Zika virus is known to be transmitted by mosquitos, but other avenues of transmission have been reported. According to The World Health Organization, the Zika virus, which spread eastward across the Pacific Ocean to Central and South America and the Caribbean in recent years, could affect as many as four million people by the end of the year.

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Superintendent finalist Andrew Bott meets with students

Superintendent finalist Andrew Bott meets with students

Louie Goldsmith, Opinions Editor
February 23
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Superintendent Finalist Andrew Bott visited the high school on Tuesday, Feb. 23, as the second of three finalists to visit the school.

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Superintendent finalist Bernard Taylor visits high school

Superintendent finalist Bernard Taylor visits high school

Louie Goldsmith, Opinions Editor
February 22
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On Monday, February 22, Dr. Bernard Taylor, one of three finalists for the position of Superintendent, visited the high school to meet with students, teachers and administrators. Taylor’s visit was the first of three visits this week by the finalists chosen by the School Committee for the job of Superintendent.

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Teachers hold demonstration in response to contract negotiation impasse

Teachers hold demonstration in response to contract negotiation impasse

Sara Hogenboom and Leon Yang
February 22
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On Monday, Feb. 22, about 50 teachers walked out of the high school at 3 p.m. in a sign of unity and against the School Committee in response to floundering contract negotiations.

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Recap: Students Against Human Trafficking Day of Awareness

Recap: Students Against Human Trafficking Day of Awareness

Chris Bell, Louie Goldsmith, Sara Hogenboom, Cleo Falvey, Izzy Meyers, and Leon Yang
February 11
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A-block: The A-block assembly featured a presentation from Director of Youth Safety and Outreach at the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office Jacquelyn Lamont. Lamont's presentation focused on the legal side of combatting the sex trade. Lamont spoke about Support to End Exploitation Now, a pro...

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