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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

Gabby Rizika joins Olympic Development Program

Gabby Rizika joins Olympic Development Program

Ido Kushner, Staff Writer
May 23
Filed under Sailing

Few student athletes nationwide have the opportunity to receive world-class coaching free of charge and the ability to travel across the world competing at the highest level. Senior Gabby Rizika has been given this opportunity and has been invited to the U.S. Sailing’s Olympic Development Progr...

EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Dreamfar marathon club athletes after running a marathon

EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Dreamfar marathon club athletes after running a marathon

Susanna Kemp, Staff Writer
May 5
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On May 1, 10 students from the high school participating in the Dreamfar High School Marathon program ran the ninth annual Providence Marathon. Shared here are some of their stories. For a full list of participants, see below.

PLAYER PROFILE: Ari Contente, varsity softball

PLAYER PROFILE: Ari Contente, varsity softball

Noa Dalzell, Sports Managing Editor
April 20
Filed under Player Profiles, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

What is your goal for the upcoming season? To win more than one game this year and to have a game where I do not make any errors.   When and how did you start playing softball? I started playing softball freshman year, but when I was little, from third to fifth grade, I played baseball, ...

Track, swim, dive set records

Track, swim, dive set records

Leon Yang, Sports Writing Editor
April 19
Filed under Boys Indoor Track, Boys Swim and Dive, Fall Sports, Girls Indoor Track, Girls Swim and Dive, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Throughout the long history of the high school, students have left their mark on athletics by setting school records. So far this year, multiple records have been broken in track and field and swimming and diving.

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Taekwondo nurtures mental and physical strength

Taekwondo nurtures mental and physical strength

Marco Georgaklis, Staff Writer
April 18
Filed under Showcase, Sports

White. Yellow stripe. Yellow. Green stripe. Green. Blue stripe. Blue. Red stripe. Red. Black stripe. These are the kyups, or levels, of Taekwondo, a Korean, empty hand combat sport. One must start with a white belt and eventually move their way up to a black stripe. After they have completed this lo...

Injured athletes benefit from physical therapy

Injured athletes benefit from physical therapy

Susanna Kemp, Staff Writer
April 15
Filed under Showcase, Sports

According to students who do physical therapy to help heal serious injuries, physical therapy is ultimately a positive experience.

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NCAA March Madness fever induces basketball hysteria

NCAA March Madness fever induces basketball hysteria

Kayla McKeon, Staff Writer
April 14
Filed under Showcase, Sports

One of the most revered annual sporting events has once again come and gone: March Madness. Starting on March 13, college basketball teams around the country were pitted against each other, all hoping to win the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. People all around America, includi...

Senior rises to All-American status

Senior rises to All-American status

Karina Lorenzo, Staff Writer
April 13
Filed under Rugby, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Even senior Jack Miller himself could not have guessed that an argument over rugby and football with his brother, when they were kids, would cause him to find a passion in rugby honored as an All-American.

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Sailing captains develop curriculum to teach teammates

Sailing captains develop curriculum to teach teammates

Sarah Groustra, Staff Writer
April 11
Filed under Sailing, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

The sailing season began a month before the ice on the Charles River melted. As early as February, members of the high school’s sailing team gathered for educational, classroom-based practices run by the team’s captains. These lessons are measured by written tests that all prospective team members occasionally take.

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Top Moments in Winter Sports

Top Moments in Winter Sports

Sam Klein, Visuals Manager
March 28
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Check out the best moments from this past winter season!

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