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  • March 7STATES PLAY: Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, 16 at 7:30 pm in the Roberts/Dubbs Auditorium

  • March 7Ticket sales for Junior Semi-Formal began March 1st and will continue until Wednesday, March 15th.

  • March 7SPRING PLAY: "EVERY 28 HOURS" March 8, 3:30 pm, March 9 & 10, 7:30 pm, March 11, 3:30 pm & 7:30 pm in the Black Box theater

March Editorial: Achievement Gap

March Editorial: Achievement Gap

April 4
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Achievement Gap Learning is not simply understanding and memorizing the content of a textbook. Winston Churchill famously said, “My education was interrupted only by my schooling.” The act of learning material is one important piece of becoming educated. But it is not the only component. An educa...

February Editorial: Performing Arts Department

February Editorial: Performing Arts Department

April 4
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Performing Arts Department The performing arts chemical health policy is a contentious one. The Handbook is read and signed by students and parents every year. It states, “The performing arts department strongly supports the chemical health policy at Brookline High School to provide all students...

January Editorial: Facebook Photos

January Editorial: Facebook Photos

April 4
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Photos depicting students with illegal substances have recently surfaced on social networking websites, such as Facebook. It is time people start being more careful of what they post. Posting a picture of yourself holding a blue can of Bud Light or other alcoholic beverages is pleading guilty to underage...

December Editorial: Overpopulation

December Editorial: Overpopulation

April 4
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Overpopulation The student population in Brookline’s elementary schools is on the rise. This burgeoning enrollment will soon cause problems for the high school. As of now, our population is approximately 1777 students; however, it is expected to jump to 2185 students by the fall of 2017 and to 2370 ...

November Editorial: Guidance Department

November Editorial: Guidance Department

April 4
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Guidance Department Lead Counselor for Guidance Jacqueline Browne will be retiring this December, which will deal a huge blow to the Guidance Department and the student body as a whole. Due to budget cuts, a position that encompasses the administrative tasks of both the Guidance Department and the ...

October Editorial: Pledge of Allegiance and Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

October Editorial: Pledge of Allegiance and Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

April 4
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Pledge of Allegiance Recently, Brookline has received attention in the national news due to a petition to adjust the Pledge of Allegiance policy within the Brookline Public Schools. While it would be easy to misunderstand the proposal and label it as an anti-patriotic effort to ban the Pledge of Alleg...

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