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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

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Senior Mikayla Woodberry

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Senior Mikayla Woodberry

Bertina Xue and Jason Altshuler
March 22
Filed under Arts, Showcase

On Tuesday, March 21 head chef and senior Mikayla Woodberry began the first installment of the annual competition with a Latin-American inspired menu, titled “Garifuna Flava.” For an appetizer, we ordered the shrimp and avocado stuffed plantain cups (tazón de plátano con camarones y aguacat...

Spring season presents new athletic options for seniors

Spring season presents new athletic options for seniors

Maddie Nagler, Sports Writing Editor
March 21
Filed under Boys Lacrosse, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Outdoor Track, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Senioritis: A loss of motivation is school work or school-related activities. Everyone knows that as the school year goes on, seniors tend to shift their focus from completing work to spending more time with friends. Therefore, one may expect that in congruence with losing interest in doing school work, ...

Review: Enlightened Princesses

Review: Enlightened Princesses

Chloe Barber, Staff Writer
March 21
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Grand portraits of three clearly dominant princesses greet the viewers at the entrance of the exhibit with slightly condescending smiles and stone cold gazes, making the observer feel small. Though they do not look alike, all three women are similar in their outfits and atmosphere. They all wear...

Pole vaulter launches his way onto the track team

Pole vaulter launches his way onto the track team

Becky Perelman
March 20
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Nick Collins stands in line, and a certain calmness takes over him. He smiles at the people around him but still manages to keep his focus. He steps up to the line and begins to run with the pole. After counting exactly ten paces, he jumps. He flies 12 feet up into the air, soaring over the bar -- a ...

Fundraising pays dividends for athletes

Fundraising pays dividends for athletes

Colby Sutton, Staff Writer
March 20
Filed under Boys Crew, Boys Swim and Dive, Cheerleading, Girls Crew, Showcase, Sports

Many sports teams get the opportunity to travel around the country and compete against some of the nation’s toughest competition. As they catch the country’s attention, they help to put Brookline on the map. The trip helps teams establish a community as tight knit as a family. It is beneficial f...

Twins push each other in competition

Twins push each other in competition

Yuen Ting Chow, Staff Writer
March 19
Filed under Boys Lacrosse, Boys Soccer, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Outdoor Track, Girls Soccer, Showcase, Sports

Twins. One in 30 babies born is a twin - an increase of 76 percent since the 1980s according to the National Center for Health Studies. With this increase, having twins who play the same sports is becoming more and more common. Being twins on the same sports team can affect performance, relations...

Teachers’ Tunes: Edition One

Teachers’ Tunes: Edition One

Vera Targoff, Staff Writer
March 17
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Ms. Cells Mr. Grande   Mr. Fried ...

Baking with Susanna: Saint Patrick’s Day parfaits

Baking with Susanna: Saint Patrick’s Day parfaits

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
March 17
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to those who celebrate! I don’t often make fancy desserts. I eat my desserts because they taste good, and I’m usually too lazy for presentation or for dessert that requires utensils (except cake). But I have to say, this parfait is worth the time it takes to make it lo...

Discussion about public school system attracts many community members

Discussion about public school system attracts many community members

Jacob Spiegel, Business Manager
March 16
Filed under News, Showcase

On 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, the wooden pews of the All Saints Parish in Brookline were filled with educators, parents and students, eager to hear members of the community speak about current issues within the Brookline Public School system. They were impatient for certain changes to happen, such as incr...

Event Coverage: International Women’s Day

Event Coverage: International Women’s Day

March 14
Filed under News, Showcase

The International Women's Day assemblies, organized by junior Komal Wasif, took place during every block on Monday and consisted of various presentations and talks by experts and members of the school community. Check out more detailed coverage from each block below.

Teams combat stress through yoga

Teams combat stress through yoga

Chloe Barber, Staff Writer
March 12
Filed under Boys Hockey, Showcase, Skiing, Sports, Winter Sports

Athletes are scattered around the room, waiting for practice to start. The coach walks in and everyone knows it’s time to begin. But instead of heading towards the exercise machines, everyone grabs a thin mat, unrolls it on the floor and begins in Downward Dog. Many winter sports teams complete a yoga rou...

Review: The “Every 28 Hours” Plays

Review: The “Every 28 Hours” Plays

Emma Kahn, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

“Will this ever stop?” A beat. Then each and every person in the over filled Black Box stood up and gave thunderous applause, all with solemn, intense, emotion filled looks on their faces. The “Every 28 Hours” Plays, directed by drama teacher Summer Williams, are a collection of 43 one minute...

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