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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

Junior Sonia Wiecek

Junior Sonia Wiecek

January 25, 2017
Filed under The Sagamore's Portraits of BHS, Uncategorized

"My brother rock climbed before me and I did some summer camps and really enjoyed it, so in highschool I joined the metro act team. We work on strength and endurance because some of the routes are long and you can be on the wall for a long time. We also have mental training, which is the most important...

Purposeful clubs at the school fight for feminist values

Purposeful clubs at the school fight for feminist values

Sofia Reynoso, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under In-Depth, News, Showcase

Multiple clubs at the high school have an underlying feminist agenda. These clubs include the Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA), the National Abortion Rights Action League (NARAL Pro-Choice) and Students Against Human Trafficking (SAHT). All three provide a space for students to discuss feminist issues ...

Junior Emily Jack

Junior Emily Jack

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

“Right now is a really big transition point in my life. This is my first year full time at the main campus [after moving] from Winthrop House. It's been a really difficult transition and a lot went wrong or didn't go as planned and it really set me back. Also, my girlfriend is in transition [from male ...

Women’s marches in Boston and Washington, D.C. provide outlet for anger and pride

Women’s marches in Boston and Washington, D.C. provide outlet for anger and pride

Sarah Groustra, Sara Hogenboom, and Evan Marohn
January 23, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The Boston Women's March for America spanned nearly the entire day of Jan. 21 and multiple city blocks, with the Boston Common in the center. The center stage on the Common featured speeches from government officials and concerts from local musicians. Crowds packed into the park carrying a plethora of home...

Working with students builds a creative environment

Working with students builds a creative environment

Jamie Martinez, Staff Writer
January 23, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Susan Moreno What have you learned from your students? I think I have learned a lot about myself. I have been here since 1990, so I feel like I have become an adult and improved at my job. I really like working with teenagers because I think they’re really creative and interesting. I don’t believ...

Being multilingual

Being multilingual

Natalie Jew, Staff Writer
January 22, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Teachers and students speaking languages from all around the world can be found throughout the high school. In this video they talk about their stories and the challenges of being multilingual. Carefree Melody by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://crea...

2017 Midyears Schedule

2017 Midyears Schedule

Haley Bayne, Co-editor-in-chief
January 21, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

2017 Midyears Schedule

MLK assembly brings school together to discuss racism

MLK assembly brings school together to discuss racism

Sarah Groustra, Arts Writing Editor
January 20, 2017
Filed under Conversations on Race, News, Peeps on the Street, Showcase, Uncategorized

It is a rare occasion when the entire school gathers together in one room. Jan. 19 was one such day, as all students gathered in the Schluntz Gym to celebrate the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through speech and art. Many performances reflected the urgency for action given th...

Graffiti Q&A with Headmaster Meyer

Graffiti Q&A with Headmaster Meyer

Ani Mathison, Assistant Photo Manager
January 20, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

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