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  • March 27School Committee Meeting: March 30 at 6:00 PM in the Walsh School Committee Room, 5th Floor, Town Hall.

  • March 27 Brookline High School Dance Marathon for Boston Children’s Hospital: April 13th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Brookline Teen Center.

  • March 27College panel for students with learning differences will be held on Tuesday, April 4th at 7 pm in the MLK room

Mainstream and SWS must strive for harmonious relationship

Mainstream and SWS must strive for harmonious relationship

Paul Miller-Schmidt and Jillian Goldstein
October 18, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinions

School Within a School (SWS) is a program that gives students the opportunity to take classes based on a democratic pedagogy. The students in this small community take two classes with only other SWS members and participate in weekly Town Meetings, but are otherwise integrated into mainstream classes, sports...

Give us your advice column questions!

Sara Hogenboom, Longform Managing Editor
September 16, 2016
Filed under Blogs, Opinions, Showcase

Comment below with advice column questions. Longform managing editor Sara Hogenboom will answer your questions in a monthly blog entitled "Sara's Unqualified". She will do her best. Identify yourself or remain anonymous. Personal questions or ones about school are fair game.

A student’s struggle with homelessness brings newfound appreciation of life

A student’s struggle with homelessness brings newfound appreciation of life

Haley Bayne, News writing editor
June 23, 2016
Filed under Opinions

Junior year: balancing school, homework, jobs and a slew of extracurricular activities. Juniors know. The struggle is real. But, this is not your typical junior-year-is-rough type of article. I want you to imagine navigating through “the most stressful year of your life” without a place to call home or...

Burden of anti-racism lies with students

Burden of anti-racism lies with students

May 3, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

Rather than solely condemning the administration, blame yourself. Blame the students of Brookline. Your job is to make sure people know that this behavior is unacceptable.

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Editorial: Conservative students deserve a voice

Editorial: Conservative students deserve a voice

March 29, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Showcase

The same way the hateful language that often permeates national discussions hurts all of America, entrenched liberal intolerance at the high school hinders the learning of all students.

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Why sombreros hurt: how cultural appropriation harms all students

Jaime Serrato Marks, Contributing Writer
March 28, 2016
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Many students, including myself, work so hard to break stereotypes because their pervasiveness diminishes our individuality. The resurgence of stereotypes reminds those they target of their own limitations in the eyes of others.

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Continuing the courageous conversation: Tell us your thoughts!

Continuing the courageous conversation: Tell us your thoughts!

March 17, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

How do you feel about today's assemblies? Tell us what inspired you, what changes you want to see and what questions you have down below. Read our comment policy here before posting.

High school must revamp sex education curriculum

High school must revamp sex education curriculum

Ian Roberson, Contributing Writer
March 16, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

We deserve an education that promotes safe and consensual sex, de-stigmatizes sex (especially amongst LGBTQ youth) and provides resources for sexually active young people.

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Students and faculty respond to what God is

Students and faculty respond to what God is

Maya Morris, Photographer and writer
February 6, 2016
Filed under Opinions

In this video project, several students and faculty at Brookline High school were filmed answering and reacting to the question "what is God?". The participants went into the interview unaware of the question they would be asked, so that they would give their most natural response. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOtxMKKIjAc

February Noroscope

February Noroscope

Rosa Stern Pait, Co-Editor in Chief
February 2, 2016
Filed under Blogs, Opinions, Sagamore Horoscope, Showcase

Find out which public relations gaffe best fits your sign.

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