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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

Connor Powers, 11th grade

Connor Powers, 11th grade

February 7, 2014
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“I like to longboard.” “Have you ever taken a fall on one?” “I actually have fallen, and when I fell it scraped up my whole shoulder blade.” “Did you have to go to the hospital?” “No I didn’t, you just roll it off, realize it sucked and keep going.” “Why do you do it if you hurt y...

Nathaniel Sandalow-Ash, 11th grade

Nathaniel Sandalow-Ash, 11th grade

January 31, 2014
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“The Brookline High Juggling Club is looking to become the Brookline High Combat Juggling Team.” “What is that?” “Combat Juggling is where two teams of five face off against each other. Everyone on the team is juggling three clubs, and if your drop a club you’re out. So you can throw...

Jose Palma, 12th grade

Jose Palma, 12th grade

January 24, 2014
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“Have you always lived in Brookline?” “I've been here for just under three years moving from Honduras.” “What’s it like in Honduras?” “Well, it’s pretty different!” Back where I live it’s kind of a rural place, the city is like an hour away. You need to take a bus to get there.” “Do y...

Sophie’s Table: The Joy of Cooking chocolate chip cookies

Sophie’s Table: The Joy of Cooking chocolate chip cookies

January 18, 2014
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Every now and then, I have the urge to explore my past. Usually, this just entails looking at old photo albums for the millionth time, reminiscing about when I was a baby or when my parents were babies. But I was bored with this, seeing as I have been doing it since I was, in fact, a baby. Accord...

Candy Shi, 10th Grade

Candy Shi, 10th Grade

January 17, 2014
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“What’s something you’re proud of?” “I got three prizes for playing the flute two years ago”  Tyler Knight can be contacted at bhs.sagamore@gmail.com...

Alicia Nacimiento, 9th grade

Alicia Nacimiento, 9th grade

January 10, 2014
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“What’s something interesting about you?” “I’m double-jointed in my hands.” Tyler Knight can be contacted at bhs.sagamore@gmail.com...

LGBT Topics: Coming out

January 7, 2014
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While many queer individuals find coming out of the closet to be a liberating experience, taking that step can still be a daunting challenge. Most of the time, before making a large-scale announcement, a member of the LGBTQ community will come out to a friend, and that friend’s response can be treme...

Sophie’s Table: Pastry Battle – Mikes vs. Modern

Sophie’s Table: Pastry Battle – Mikes vs. Modern

December 9, 2013
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Golden brown, crispiness with a creamy filling. The two tastefully combined textures have the ability to compose a dynamic range of desserts, but when in the North End, one sweet treat comes to mind: cannoli. There’s no better way to wrap up a meal of the finest spaghetti and meatballs than with plain...

Jared Shanks, junior

Jared Shanks, junior

December 9, 2013
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  "Three hours on a Wednesday." Ethan Roubenoff can be contacted at bhs.sagamore@gmail.com...

MUN Goes to Berlin: The rules of the game

November 28, 2013
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From the very beginning, BerMUN immediately stood out among every conference we've been to. As opposed to an American-style conference, which is organized by college students, BerMUN is almost completely organized by the students of the John F. Kennedy School, a 50 percent American, 50 percent German...

MUN Goes to Berlin: What I learned in Berlin

MUN Goes to Berlin: What I learned in Berlin

November 25, 2013
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It’s easy to get lost in the U.S. I don’t mean physically lost. I mean lost in a particularly American mindset that holds that our perspective is the only perspective, and that there exists nothing worth thinking about outside our borders. Those few who do believe in the rest of the world hardly understand its scope: There are different ways of thinking out there, whether acr...

Coven’s Corner

November 23, 2013
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Fantasy lesson number one: Fantasy sports are far from fantasies. Fantasy sports dictate my life a little more than they should. I have traded away my sandwich and yogurt for Dwight Howard, gotten in trouble with my sixth grade teacher for gloating when I beat him in a matchup, and left in the midd...

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