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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

Boys swim and dive defeats rival Framingham in close contest

Boys swim and dive defeats rival Framingham in close contest

Leon Yang, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 12
Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Showcase, Sports

The boys swim and dive team defeated Framingham 95-91 on Jan. 10, 2017. Leading the warriors, senior Andrey Nosatov won the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle. Senior Dan Katz placed first in the 100 backstroke. Junior Reo Shimbori won the 50 freestyle, and freshman Elan Katz won the 100 butterfly. Brookline...

November: Ben-Akiva’s Boards

November: Ben-Akiva’s Boards

Erez Ben-Akiva, Website Manager
December 3
Filed under Sports

In Bill we trust...or so we thought...? Not even a full 24 hours after the Patriots’ strong win over the Buffalo Bills, shocking news surfaced that stud linebacker Jamie Collins was traded to the Cleveland Browns for a compensatory third-round draft pick. Patriots head coach and general manager Bill...

Committed athletes provides incentive to excel during senior year

Committed athletes provides incentive to excel during senior year

Elene Chamberlin, Staff Writer
November 29
Filed under Sports

Imagine being able to play your favorite sport not just in high school, by all throughout college as well. Sports have been the center of attention for many athletes hoping to punch their ticket to college. Seniors Emily Ribatt, Liz Dumas and Rory Conway have had their work paid off, as they all are ...

Faculty members have opportunity to see students in new light at sporting events

Faculty members have opportunity to see students in new light at sporting events

Maddie Nagler, Sports Editor
November 29
Filed under Sports

Teachers learn about their students inside a classroom, typically with four walls and a whiteboard. Over the course of a year, faculty members learn about their students’ academic interests, strengths and weaknesses. However, through the rigor of school work, it can be hard for teachers to get a r...

Staying in shape off season offers various opportunities

Staying in shape off season offers various opportunities

Marco Georgaklis, Breaking News Editor
November 29
Filed under Sports

Sports teams generally receive the most attention when in-season.  Yet, the behind the scenes work is rarely in the limelight. Little notice goes into what is perhaps the most essential component of successful programs: off-season training. Many athletes train vigorously in the critical off-season to max...

Powderpuff recap and photo gallery

Powderpuff recap and photo gallery

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
November 23
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The seniors scored a win over the juniors today at Parsons Field in the annual Powderpuff game. The blue team scored four touchdowns in the first half of the game while the red team scored one. The seniors capped off the second half of the game with a last touchdown to make the final score 30-6. The...

Conflicting practice schedules of Powderpuff and fall sports prove challenging for some

Conflicting practice schedules of Powderpuff and fall sports prove challenging for some

Haley Bayne, Co-editor-in-chief
November 19
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Powderpuff is the traditional juniors versus seniors flag football game on Nov. 23 and practices begin in the weeks leading up to this major sporting event. But, what if Powderpuff athletes have other sports commitments that conflict with this timeline? Many Powderpuff players are student-athletes wh...

Students appreciate stress-free intramurals

Students appreciate stress-free intramurals

Natalie Jew, Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under Sports

Tappan Gymnasium intramurals: a place where athletes work out in the off-season, newcomers try something for the first time and friends can go to hang out. Intramurals are recreational sports for all highschoolers, where students can move their bodies in a social and active environment. They offer ...

Soccer participates in events to benefit the community

Soccer participates in events to benefit the community

Maisie Kramer, Staff Writer
November 16
Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Girls Soccer, Sports, Uncategorized

Needed: talented soccer players with a passion for creating positive change in the Brookline community. The boys and girls soccer teams’ volunteer efforts benefit the teams themselves and the community. According to girls soccer coach Robert Sprague, the biggest day of volunteering is the 3v3 tournament, ...

Boxing provides new athletic opportunities

Boxing provides new athletic opportunities

Izzy Gonzalez, News Layout Editor
November 16
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Maintaining good mental and physical health are daily challenges for many people. For some, the solution to both is clear: boxing. At The Ring in Boston, students and teachers alike enjoy the welcoming and supportive atmosphere. English teacher Nicholas Rothstein, an instructor at the studio, helps...

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