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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

Graffiti Q&A with Headmaster Meyer

Graffiti Q&A with Headmaster Meyer

Ani Mathison, Assistant Photo Manager
January 20
Filed under News, Showcase

Can you describe the recent graffiti and how you learned about it? It was a Saturday in December when SATs were happening, and two things were discovered separately. A staff member saw the graffiti regarding the president-elect, and I was sent a photo of it. It said "F**kkk Trump," and somebody w...

Community members make signs in preparation for the Women’s March on Washington

Community members make signs in preparation for the Women’s March on Washington

Chloe Jepsen, Feature News Writing Editor
January 19
Filed under News, Showcase

  Powerful slogans in colorful lettering will be raised high Saturday, Jan. 21. Sunday, Jan. 15, Town Meeting member and artist John Bassett and his wife Christina Wolfe opened their sunny home, adorned with Bassett’s beautiful glasswork, to the public as a place to make signs before the...

“A Woman’s Worth”

“A Woman’s Worth”

Tree Demb, Staff Writer
January 18
Filed under Conversations on Race, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Friends called out to each other, and laughter filled the air as many young women of color streamed out the doors and onto the two busses. They were headed to the Young Women of Color Annual Retreat, this year titled “A Woman’s Worth” which was held at Emmanuel College. The 9-year tradition was ...

Peeps on the street: What was your favorite moment from 2016? What’s your New Year’s resolution?

Peeps on the street: What was your favorite moment from 2016? What’s your New Year’s resolution?

Ella Kitterman and Maddie Nagler
January 18
Filed under News, Peeps on the Street, Showcase

Junior Lily Abrams My New Year's resolution is to get better grades and be less angry because I feel like I held a lot of grudges last year, and I should not have.   My favorite moment from last year was when I got the chance to go to Israel, specifically floating in the Dead Sea. Junior Maya Page My most memorable moment from 2016 was watching the...

Q&A with Julie Schreiner-Oldham: Interim School Committee Member

Q&A with Julie Schreiner-Oldham: Interim School Committee Member

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
January 17
Filed under News, Showcase

Julie Schreiner-Oldham is the new interim member of the School Committee as of Jan. 11. Prior to her election to the Committee, she served as the co-president of the Baker PTO. She has two children who attend the Baker school and a two-year-old. When her youngest daughter was born, Schreiner-Oldham, an ...

Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Coolidge Corner Theater serves as reflection on community progress towards racial equality

Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Coolidge Corner Theater serves as reflection on community progress towards racial equality

Valentina Rojas, Breaking News Managing Editor
January 17
Filed under Conversations on Race, News, Showcase

Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Coolidge Corner Theater serves as reflection on community progress towards racial equalityThe annual Martin Luther King Jr. at the Coolidge Corner Theater created an opportunity to reflect on Brookline’s progress with race relations and how to continue the fight f...

Special education teacher helps students achieve their goals

Special education teacher helps students achieve their goals

Jamie Martinez, Staff Writer
January 17
Filed under News, Showcase

Andrew Kelly What are your main responsibilities? My main job is to make sure that the students I’m working with are making progress towards the goals in their IEPs. My 38 students have 100 different standard level, honors level and AP level teachers that I’m interfacing with, communicating ...

Public meeting covers the beginning stages of high school expansion

Public meeting covers the beginning stages of high school expansion

Ella Kitterman, Feature News Writing Editor
January 16
Filed under Hard News, News, Showcase

Parents and faculty gathered in the black box to discuss the process and plans for expanding the high school on Thursday, Jan. 12. This was one in a long series of meetings that have been held surrounding the issue of space in the high school. Superintendent Andrew Bott and Headmaster Anthony Meyer gave pre...

Quiz: How well do you know your teachers?

Quiz: How well do you know your teachers?

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

   

Progress stalls on paraprofessional contract negotiations

Progress stalls on paraprofessional contract negotiations

Evan Marohn, Breaking News Writing Editor
January 13
Filed under News, Showcase, teacher contract

Graphic by Jason Altshuler  Since the tentative agreement was reached for Unit A educators between the Brookline Educators Union (BEU) and the Brookline School Committee (BSC) on Sept. 21, negotiations regarding the other two units have reached a stalemate. Little progress has been made on the remainin...

Peeps on the street: Meyer as permanent Headmaster

Peeps on the street: Meyer as permanent Headmaster

Valentina Rojas, Breaking News Managing Editor
January 13
Filed under News, Peeps on the Street, Showcase

Anthony Meyer was announced permanent headmaster Jan. 10. The Sagamore captured the ensuing excitement.

Adebukola Ajao

Adebukola Ajao

Josh Fleishman, Staff Writer
January 11
Filed under News

New Steps to Success Program Adviser Adebukola Ajao hopes to provide students with an idea of what it means to be successful in college and the real world.  Outside of school, she is a freelance journalist for the Huffington Post and runs her own media consulting business.  Although she has a lot of pas...

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