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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

Absence of parking spaces around the high school creates issues for students

Absence of parking spaces around the high school creates issues for students

Maisie Kramer, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under News

Imagine you just had an extremely stressful day at school. Your English teacher assigned a five-page essay and you failed a huge math test. All you want to do is go home and relax, but when you get in your car, you see a slip of paper with the word TICKET written in big red letters. The lack of leg...

Administration neglects authority of Legislature

Administration neglects authority of Legislature

Jordan Watts, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under News

Legislature provides an outlet for student and teacher voices to effect policy changes changes. It consists of 34 students, teachers and members of the Administrative Council who together are given jurisdiction over all policy decisions at the high school. Legislature plays an important role in the h...

Population increase demands new renovation plans

Population increase demands new renovation plans

Conor Ross, Staff Writer
January 29
Filed under Hard News, In-Depth, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

What do we know about the overcrowding problem? Enrollment in Brookline schools is increasing at a fast rate. According to 2016 enrollment projections, the high school has about 2,000 students, but in five years this will increase to almost 2,400. The rapid surge in enrollment creates issued r...

Mouse control policies raise ethical questions

Mouse control policies raise ethical questions

Rachel Vin, Staff Writer
December 21
Filed under News

A mouse “glue trap” is a flat, adhesive board that immobilizes mice on the sticky surface. Once caught on the board, assuming that the mouse doesn’t collapse into the glue and suffocate, the mouse will die over several days of starvation and dehydration. These traps are largely viewed as inhumane, ...

Mouse trap usage at the high school deemed inhumane

Mouse trap usage at the high school deemed inhumane

Rachel Vin, Staff Writer
December 6
Filed under News, Showcase

A mouse “glue trap” is a flat, adhesive board that immobilizes mice on the sticky surface. Once caught on the board, assuming that the mouse doesn’t collapse into the glue and suffocate, the mouse will die over several days of starvation and dehydration. These traps are largely viewed as inhumane, ...

Food Justice Club plans mural to encourage food donations

Food Justice Club plans mural to encourage food donations

Lauren Mahoney, Staff Writer
January 31
Filed under Arts

Passengers rarely notice the back wall of the Tappan Gym as the green line hurries past the high school. However, the Food Justice Club has approval for a mural to adorn the blank wall. Seniors Caroline Cutlip and Emma Kelley, members of the Food Justice Club, are leading the design process for a...

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