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  • March 7STATES PLAY: Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, 16 at 7:30 pm in the Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium

  • March 7Ticket sales for Junior Semi-Formal began March 1st and will continue until Wednesday, March 15th.

  • March 7SPRING PLAY: "EVERY 28 HOURS" March 8, 3:30 pm, March 9 & 10, 7:30 pm, March 11, 3:30 pm & 7:30 pm in the Black Box theater

Q&A with Headmaster Anthony Meyer on new position

Q&A with Headmaster Anthony Meyer on new position

Ethan Gainsboro, Sports Writing Editor
March 1
Filed under News, Showcase

What does this announcement and appointment mean to you personally? I think it's really important validation of the work that the high school has done over the last six months. So, that's what's most important to me. I'm really excited that people have appreciated the work that we've been doing over ...

Spain trip live blog

Spain trip live blog

Esther Gilbert and Lena Harris
February 28
Filed under In-Depth, News, Showcase

Bus Ride to Asturias Feb. 24, 2017 Over the weekend, all 33 of us piled into a bus, off to visit the hometown of Spanish teacher Señora Marta Fuertes, Oviedo, Asturias, located in northern Spain. Even though we were cooped up in a bus for over four hours, it was totally worth it. We drove through a bre...

Students Blog Spain Trip

Students Blog Spain Trip

Esther Gilbert, Evelyn Gilbert, and Lena Harris
February 21
Filed under News

February 17 We left school  at 12:30 a.m. and took an one hour flight from Boston to Philadelphia Then we took a flight from Philadelphia to Madrid and arrived in Madrid at 8 a.m. (Spain time which is 6 six hours later than Brookline time). February 18 We were picked up by giant tour bus from airport and driven...

Brookline edges Needham in “High School Quiz Show” overtime classic

Brookline edges Needham in “High School Quiz Show” overtime classic

Leon Yang, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 11
Filed under News, Showcase

In perhaps the greatest overtime victory in recent competition history, the Brookline quiz bowl team defeated Needham’s team 435-415 in overtime on WGBH’s High School Quiz Show. Brookline’s starting team was composed by seniors Amir Siraj, Louis Sokolow, Micah Greenberg and Louie Goldsmith. ...

Senior Peter Fletcher

Senior Peter Fletcher

February 10
Filed under The Sagamore's Portraits of BHS, Uncategorized

"I do a lot of music and I wanted to spend more time with the viola and composition. But doing a full academic workload and then trying to practice two or three hours a day and having time to compose, it wasn't really working out, it wasn't practical. I didn’t want to stop doing music though, so I...

Junior Drew Ervin

Junior Drew Ervin

February 6
Filed under The Sagamore's Portraits of BHS, Uncategorized

What has your experience been in the student government? “When I first went up, I wasn't 100 percent ready to, but in the back of my mind I was like, ‘I know a lot of people in the school, maybe I can represent them well.’ So I gave my speech and they put me on the ballot and I was elected. I...

Teachers share political beliefs in classes

Teachers share political beliefs in classes

Sophie Hafner, Staff Writer
February 5
Filed under News, Showcase

The 2016 presidential election brought intense emotions to people all throughout the high school: excitement, disappointment and fear. Despite the wide range of reactions, students walked into the classroom either ready to express their feelings, or too frustrated or too scared to do so. Many s...

Pan-Asian Lunar New Year festival attracts diverse crowd to the high school

Pan-Asian Lunar New Year festival attracts diverse crowd to the high school

Natalie Jew and Sofia Reynoso
February 5
Filed under News, Showcase

To celebrate the 2017 Year of the Rooster people of numerous ages and ethnicities crowded into the high school. Children danced while music played, yo-yos soared and the lion welcomed in the New Year. Red and yellow lanterns lit the MLK Room as a stream of children, families, and volunteers played games, at...

Safe space for multiracial students

Safe space for multiracial students

Sofia Reynoso, Staff Writer
February 4
Filed under News, Showcase

 According to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s 2016-2016 data, 7.5 percent of the high school’s student body consists of multiracial students. A new club known as the Multiracial Identifying Community (MIC) is forming from this growing population.      ...

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