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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

Leon’s Take: Findings on Mars will open door for discoveries

Leon’s Take: Findings on Mars will open door for discoveries

Leon Yang, Sports Writing Editor
November 24, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Photo by Sam Klein / Sagamore Staff In September, NASA announced that it had acquired evidence from images taken by one of its orbiters that there is flowing water on Mars. This news was followed by a recent announcement that Mars potentially had life-sustainable lakes billions of years ago. Th...

French student: Reaction to Paris attack must emphasize resilience over fear

French student: Reaction to Paris attack must emphasize resilience over fear

November 17, 2015
Filed under Opinions

As a French citizen, I want to speak for all French students here at the high school when I say that the events of Friday, Nov. 13 were shocking and painfully paralyzing. Friday had been a normal day. In fact, I had to perform at the Orchestra concert which took place Friday night. Right before the ...

Ho-Ho-Horoscope: December Edition

Ho-Ho-Horoscope: December Edition

Rosa Stern Pait, Co-Editor in Chief
November 9, 2015
Filed under Blogs, Opinions, Sagamore Horoscope

Graphic by Maya Piken/Sagamore Staff Aries March 21 - April 19 Feel free to eat any holiday food your heart desires. Chug eggnog. Stuff your face with latkes. Or not. But do what feels right to you. Taurus April 20 - May 20 You’ll hear back from a special someone this month, and maybe it ...

Summer: A Time for Rest or Rigor?

Vishnu Raghavan, Contributing Writer
October 21, 2015
Filed under Opinions

Summer: this one word brings to mind images of sunshine, warmth and relaxation. Indeed, most people think of summer as a time off from work or school, a time to unwind and be with family and friends. All schools in this country give some time off (generally 2-3 months), allowing students to catch th...

What are you looking forward to most this school year?

What are you looking forward to most this school year?

Iman Khan and Evan Marohn
October 15, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Peeps on the Street

  Elsbeth Leslie, science teacher “This school year I’m looking forward to going on the China exchange with eight of our Brookline students to our sister school in Xi’an, China.” Alex Ervin, senior I’ve been here for the last four years, so I think it’s time for me to move on...

Students attended Bernie Sanders Rally on Saturday the 3rd

October 7, 2015
Filed under Opinions

by Sophia Pouzyrev Goosebumps rushed up and down my arms as the Boston Convention Center filled to the very brim with eager constituents. My first political rally, I hadn’t the slightest idea what to expect when speakers started to gather on the platform. It felt almost like a concert. There were...

Leon’s Take: Ahmed Mohamed

Leon’s Take: Ahmed Mohamed

Leon Yang, Sports Writing Editor
September 22, 2015
Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinions

On Monday, September 14th, 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was arrested for bringing a clock, that was mistaken for a bomb, to his high school in Irving, Texas. Mohamed had built the clock himself, but suspicions spurred the police to seize his invention. Mohamed was suspended from school for three days. ...

September Horoscope: Back to School

September Horoscope: Back to School

Rosa Stern Pait, Co-Editor in Chief
September 17, 2015
Filed under Blogs, Opinions, Sagamore Horoscope

Aries   March 21 - April 19   Be wary of your homeroom teacher. They may not be all they seem.   Taurus   April 20 - May 20   Do not under any circumstances lose your pencil case.   Gemini   May 21 - June 20   You ...

Peeps on the Street: What did you think about the summer reading?

Peeps on the Street: What did you think about the summer reading?

Louie Goldsmith and Chris Bell
September 14, 2015
Filed under Conversations on Race, Opinions, Peeps on the Street

“['American Born Chinese'] was about a young boy of Chinese descent who moves to America and his struggles to identify with his culture and acclimate to his climate. I thought the book covered an interesting topic that there isn’t really enough about. There is so little about Asian culture in th...

Freshman Blog: Ivy Tou

Freshman Blog: Ivy Tou

Ivy Tou, Contributing Writer
September 7, 2015
Filed under Blogs, Opinions

]Before the first day of high school started, I ruminated on worried thoughts: What if I get lost? What if I forget my schedule? What if… Despite my initial nerves, I immediately felt at home as I stepped onto the high school field among the bustling crowds of students and the ever-so-helpful junior...

Column of the Month

May 29, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinions

As the sophomores of the high school transition into the pivotal period of junior year, many things emerge that intensify our high school experience.  Suddenly, we are bombarded with a plethora of responsibilities and obligations. SATs and college seem to inundate everyday life. Amid this whirl of schoo...

Job outside of school gives independence and balance

May 29, 2015
Filed under Opinions

I remember wanting to have a real job by the time I was a junior in high school. It was not because I needed money, but because I wanted to feel independent. This year I started working at Lee’s Burger in Coolidge. After three months of working, I have learned a lot about balancing a real world ex...

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