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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

Sailing captains develop curriculum to teach teammates

Sailing captains develop curriculum to teach teammates

Sarah Groustra, Staff Writer
April 11, 2016
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, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Check out the best moments from this past winter season!

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Gymnasts face lack of coach and facilities

Gymnasts face lack of coach and facilities

Marco Georgaklis, Staff Writer
March 23, 2016
Filed under Gymnastics, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Entering the season, the team was not sure if their program would continue. Previous coaches had quit only a month before the season, and the athletic department was desperately looking for new coaching. In addition, only three members were signed up going into the season. According to Assistant Athletic Director Kyle Williams, the gymnasts were distraught.

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PLAYER PROFILE: Elizabeth Webler, girls varsity basketball

PLAYER PROFILE: Elizabeth Webler, girls varsity basketball

Karina Lorenzo, Staff Writer
March 22, 2016
Filed under Girls Basketball, Player Profiles, Sports, Winter Sports

You definitely meet a lot of people, so it’s affected me socially. All my friends play sports, and I pretty much met them all through sports.

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Gender-queer athletes express discomfort

Gender-queer athletes express discomfort

Susanna Kemp, Staff Writer
March 21, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

There are over 10 students at the high school whose identity falls under the umbrella of gender-queer. Yet only three played a sport last year.

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PLAYER PROFILE: Bobby Stitt, boys diving

PLAYER PROFILE: Bobby Stitt, boys diving

Karina Lorenzo, Staff Writer
March 21, 2016
Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Player Profiles, Sports, Winter Sports

In diving, it’s not really physical because you're only in the air for a couple seconds. So, just mentally being able to think about the dive and perform it while you’re in the air for a brief amount of time is very, very difficult to do.

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UNC edges out Duke in high school’s Rec Ball Championship

UNC edges out Duke in high school’s Rec Ball Championship

Leon Yang, Sports Writing Editor
March 17, 2016
Filed under Game Recaps, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The most highly anticipated sports game of the entire year took place at Schluntz Gymnasium on Thursday, March 17, as #8 Duke and the #6 University of North Carolina (the high school equivalents to the elite college programs), both underdogs throughout the playoffs, battled in a high intensity Rec Ball Championship.

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Ski team succeeds despite weather difficulties

Ski team succeeds despite weather difficulties

Rachel Myers, Staff Writer
March 17, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Skiing, Sports, Winter Sports

As the temperatures drop, downhill skiing begins to attract athletes of all abilities. New England is a place which normally receives a great deal of snow, but as skiers began preparing for the ski season this year, they were surprised by the unusual lack of snowfall.

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Athletics builds strong social media presence

Athletics builds strong social media presence

Jillian Goldstein, Staff Writer
March 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

We scroll through popular social media platforms in order to catch up on the lives of others and to stay up to date with the world. Within the endless pictures and updates from friends and family are posts from the Brookline Athletics’ accounts. The Brookline Athletics accounts on Twitter and Instagram create...

Seniors continue to compete post graduation

Sofia Georgaklis, Sports Writing Editor
March 10, 2016
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

For most seniors, graduation means the end of high school and its many extracurriculars. This is not the case, however, for athletes who will be participating in the state postseason tournament, which takes place in June, after seniors have graduated. Although qualifying for the state tournament...

Boys indoor track sends eight runners to All-State meet

Boys indoor track sends eight runners to All-State meet

Kayla McKeon, Staff Writer
March 7, 2016
Filed under Game Recaps, Girls Indoor Track, Sports, Winter Sports

Eight members of the boys indoor track team qualified for the MIAA All-State Indoor Championships. The number of events they qualified for was the most since 2008. The Championships took place on Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Boston.

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