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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 Masha Goncharova

Junior Masha Goncharova

March 24, 2017
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"I've been taking computer science outside of school for a couple of years, it's a special program that my parents enrolled me in. It's on the level of if you were to take AP computer science at school. It's what I plan to do with my life, definitely go into computer science and it has prepared me really...

Senior Peter Fletcher

Senior Peter Fletcher

February 10, 2017
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"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, 2017
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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...

Freshman Saya Ameli

Freshman Saya Ameli

February 2, 2017
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What it was like moving to Brookline? "I moved here in fourth grade and the community was really welcoming actually, but I was pretty clueless back then, so sometimes when I would tell people, 'Oh ya, I'm from Iran' they would kind of start acting strange or they’d just never talk to me again." How...

Junior Ben Kremer

Junior Ben Kremer

February 1, 2017
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What are your plans for next year? "My parents both work in developing countries so they spend a lot of time in Africa and South Asia and we decided that I would graduate high school half a year early and go live in Kenya for six months. While we are there my parents will both be working and traveling...

Chinese Exchange Student Sara Li

Chinese Exchange Student Sara Li

January 29, 2017
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Have you felt welcomed here at the high school? "I have felt very welcomed here at BHS, both by teachers and students. I am very sad to leave because I have had such a good experience, but I also have a responsibility to build my own country as well."

Freshman Max Siegel

Freshman Max Siegel

January 28, 2017
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“I sort of came out as bi slowly.  I knew that I live in Brookline, and that there are plenty of other bi or gay people at the school and that no one was going to treat me differently or anything, but it was still kind of scary. I think part of it was that people would always assume I was gay from my...

Junior Sonia Wiecek

Junior Sonia Wiecek

January 25, 2017
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"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...

Junior Emily Jack

Junior Emily Jack

January 24, 2017
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“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 ...

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