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This year’s retiring teachers

This year’s retiring teachers

June 21, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Two teachers are retiring this year: dance and yoga teacher Kathleen Exar and health and fitness teacher Roberta Skoff. Read about their time at the high school and watch videos of their students and colleagues speaking about them below.

Robotics team wins competitions and community outreach award

Robotics team wins competitions and community outreach award

Rachel Myers, Arts Layout Editor
June 19, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

At the beginning of every January, the robotics team is given an assignment for their competition, and the clock starts ticking. They have six weeks to build a robot. The Nutrons Robotics team of Brookline High School, Boston Latin School and Revere High School recently won their subdivision com...

Finals schedule

Finals schedule

June 17, 2017
Filed under Showcase

Click the link below for the finals room numbers and schedule. Good luck, and have a great summer! 2017 Finals

Review: An Evening with Nik Walker

Review: An Evening with Nik Walker

Sabrina Zhou and Sarah Hughes
June 13, 2017
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

The excited chatter of Hamilton fans could be heard throughout the auditorium. People of all ages, both families and individual students, anxiously waited for the anticipated alumni to speak. The overwhelming response to the event was evident, as the tickets sold within hours and the auditorium consi...

Baking with Susanna: trail mix cookies

Baking with Susanna: trail mix cookies

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
June 10, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

As much as we would all love to pretend it isn’t so, finals are fast approaching. For me, cookies are a must-have during long periods of studying. These cookies are awesome because you can throw in a little of whatever you have on hand or whatever you’re in the mood for. If you’re allergic to nu...

SENIORS: Where will you be in your next chapter of life?

June 5, 2017
Filed under Senior spread 2017, Showcase

ARIZONA Arizona State University - Henry Jean   CALIFORNIA Occidental College - Sam Feingold-Gardner (Bachelors/Masters Program) University of California Los Angeles - Karun Mahadevan (Honors Program) University of California Santa Cruz - Duncan Mitchison-Field (Honors Program) University of Redlands - Me...

Students pursue passions after high school graduation

Erez Ben-Akiva
June 5, 2017
Filed under Senior spread 2017, Showcase

Once the four eventful years of high school are completed, there are certainly many things a graduating senior can pursue. At Brookline High, most continue their education at a 4-year university, but many decide to take a different path. According to Senior Ione Madsen-Hardy, she knew she wanted to ta...

Post-graduate students voyage outside of the country

Post-graduate students voyage outside of the country

Bertina Xue, Layout Managing Editor
June 5, 2017
Filed under Senior spread 2017, Showcase

Four-year colleges. Two-year colleges. Gap years. Work. Army. Upon graduation, students have many options as to what their next step in life will be. For some students, embarking on a journey to a new country is their option of choice. According to senior Elena Stotts-Lee, she committed to Trinity C...

First generation college students: the road to a higher education

First generation college students: the road to a higher education

Maya Morris, Visuals managing editor
June 5, 2017
Filed under Senior spread 2017, Showcase

Marquis Miller, Dean College What were you passionate about in high school? I was passionate about football. I played football since I was seven. When I was younger, it was mainly for fun and practice, but when I got to the high school I knew I had to dedicate myself to my teammates and the season,...

Special feature: Ndanu Mutisya

Special feature: Ndanu Mutisya

Haley Bayne, Co-Editor-in-Chief
June 5, 2017
Filed under Senior spread 2017, Showcase

Over the past 27 years, over 7,000 students nationwide have been awarded full four-year scholarships from the Posse Foundation. This year, senior Ndanu Mustisya was one of them. The Posse Foundation seeks public school students with “extraordinary academic and leadership potential,” according ...

Música y Cultura 2017

Música y Cultura 2017

Jamie Martinez and Sascha Wolf-Sorokin
June 3, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

The auditorium shook with the powerful beating of the drums and strumming of guitars. The strong voices of the combined choruses sang an arrangement of traditional Puerto Rican bombas. This was the beginning of the annual music and dance performances in Música y Cultura. The Música y Cultura assembly, which has be...

Students display capstone EPIC projects

Students display capstone EPIC projects

Lauren Mahoney, Sports Writing Editor
June 1, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

As the temperature climbs and seniors make plans for graduation, a new reality hits many seniors: senioritis. After four year in the same building, classes can feel monotonous and seniors tend to lose motivation to stay engaged. The Experiential, Project-based, Innovative Capstone [EPIC] course aims to...

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