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Awards

Awards

September 25, 2011
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2015 COLUMBIA SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION NEWSPAPER CRITIQUE Gold Crown Finalist 2014 SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY GREATER BOSTON HIGH SCHOOL NEWSPAPER COMPETITION Honorable Mention for Excellence in News Writing Honorable Mention for Excellence in Sports Writing 2013 COLUMBIA SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION NEWSPA...

Contact Information

September 23, 2011
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Advertise!

September 21, 2011
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Advertising through the Sagamore provides exposure to thousands of students and adults within the Brookline community.  We offer a wide array of advertising options so that you can find one that fits your needs and budget. Please use the contact form below to let us know if you want to advertise,...

Adam Wolf

September 17, 2011
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iShuffle is a way to see what your teachers listen to! We asked BHS teachers to put their iPods on shuffle and we put up the first 10 songs that came up, regardless of how embarrassing they were. We also include links to the song on YouTube, if possible. 1. "What I Was Thinkin'" by Dierks Bentle...

Mission

August 30, 2011
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The Sagamore is an independent, school-affiliated publication produced monthly by the students of Brookline High School. Opinions expressed in this publication, unless otherwise noted, are not necessarily those of staff, faculty or school administrators.  Individual articles represent the opinions of their res...

MidMUN appeals to younger audience

MidMUN appeals to younger audience

May 30, 2011
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The Model United Nations Club (Model UN) held its second annual Middle School Model United Nations (MidMUN) Conference on May 20. Students from Devotion, Runkle, Pierce and Driscoll elementary schools attended. Class of 2010 alumna and former Model UN Secretary-General Amodhi Weeresinghe established MidMU...

Marlene Skvirsky: Special education’s unsung hero

Marlene Skvirsky: Special education’s unsung hero

May 30, 2011
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Marlene Skvirsky has been helping students with special needs for a little more than three decades.  She has taught special education in Brookline since 1977. Skvirsky supported the students on their classroom work, co-taught with mainstream teachers and ran her own learning center. For S...

Multi-linguist Bettina Gordon moves on

Multi-linguist Bettina Gordon moves on

May 30, 2011
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Bettina Gordon’s 35 year love affair with education will slow down when she stops teaching at the end of this year, but she assures us that it will not stop. Gordon will spend her next few years with humanitarian service in third world countries, which is a natural transition, as Gordon has worked at...

Theresa Shanahan: Moving on but leaving an impact

Theresa Shanahan: Moving on but leaving an impact

May 30, 2011
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Teamwork and collaboration make the school function like a well oiled machine. And after 21 years of modest hard work, Theresa Shanahan, Program Coordinator of the Pupil Support Services and Special Needs, still can’t help looking back at her years of teaching and organizing without thanking coll...

Good citizen class discontinued

Good citizen class discontinued

May 26, 2011
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The Good Citizen In The Good Society course, a senior elective which has been running since 2001, has been cut due to a lack of student interest. This year, 35 students were enrolled in the unique, unleveled class taught by history teacher Mark Wheeler and English teacher Amy Morrissey, both of...

May 2011

May 2011

May 26, 2011
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Lisa Redding: Teacher of the year

Lisa Redding: Teacher of the year

May 25, 2011
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Why choose Lisa Redding for a teacher of the year award? “Lisa is the epitome of what an exceptional teacher is: intelligent, tough, professional, gifted with teaching complex, abstract concepts, understanding, organized, dedicated, encouraging, hardworking, fair, caring, fun, kind, a ...

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