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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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
Filed under News, Quizzes, Showcase

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Progress stalls on paraprofessional contract negotiations

Progress stalls on paraprofessional contract negotiations

Evan Marohn, Breaking News Writing Editor
January 13, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

Julie Schreiner-Oldham elected to fill interim school committee position

Julie Schreiner-Oldham elected to fill interim school committee position

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
January 11, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The joint meeting of the Board of Selectmen and School Committee elected Julie Schreiner-Oldham on Tuesday, Jan. 10, to fill the vacant seat on the Brookline School Committee. Schreiner-Oldham will hold the interim position until May, finishing the three-year term of former School Committee member R...

Meyer’s appointment elicits ecstatic response from community

Meyer’s appointment elicits ecstatic response from community

Jason Altshuler, Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, and Louie Goldsmith
January 10, 2017
Filed under Hard News, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Superintendent Andrew Bott announced at a faculty meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10 that Interim Headmaster Anthony Meyer has been appointed as permanent headmaster. According to Bott, Meyer was the clear favorite among the Brookline community and Bott used the town-wide support to explain his decision.   “It was m...

Superintendent Bott names Meyer permanent Headmaster

Superintendent Bott names Meyer permanent Headmaster

Louie Goldsmith and Haley Bayne
January 10, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Superintendent Andrew Bott named Interim Headmaster Anthony Meyer the high school's permanent headmaster. The announcement, which came first in a faculty meeting on Tuesday afternoon was followed by an email to the high school community at 4 p.m. The text of Bott's email is below: January 10, 2...

A boxing essayist? A teacher? An inspiring man? ExCEL teacher Springs Toledo is all of the above.

A boxing essayist? A teacher? An inspiring man? ExCEL teacher Springs Toledo is all of the above.

Jordan Watts, Staff Writer
January 9, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

    Springs Toledo is a hardworking member of the ExCEL Program, but there are many things about him that students don’t know. In addition to being a teacher at the high school, he is also a boxing historian, an essayist for multiple boxing magazines and an author. He has publish...

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