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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

Social media allows students to start up bakeries

Social media allows students to  start up bakeries

Izzy Meyers, Editor-in-Chief
January 17
Filed under Arts

Among the textbooks, homework assignments and other school supplies senior Priscilla Chung brings with her to class, she also often arrives carrying a batch of cake pops or freshly filled eclairs for one of her clients. Chung began her baking business at the beginning of this year, starting with the fou...

The best things in life are free: Art spaces around Boston

The best things in life are free: Art spaces around Boston

Izzy Meyers, Editor-in-chief
December 9
Filed under Arts

  The Boston Public Library’s main branch features a collection of murals by artist Edwin Austin Abbey, which was first installed in 1902. Each of the murals in the gallery depicts a scene from the legend of Sir Galahad’s quest to find the Holy Grail. The paintings span the entirety of eac...

Community reacts to news of shooting in Charleston

Community reacts to news of shooting in Charleston

June 19
Filed under Hard News, News

  On Wednesday, June 17 an armed white man, identified by North Carolina authorities as Dylann Storm Roof, 21, fatally shot nine people at a prayer meeting in a historically African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina. Roof was arrested in North Carolina; the case is being considered a ...

BHS Alumnus shot and killed in Roslindale

BHS Alumnus shot and killed in Roslindale

Izzy Meyers, Rosa Stern Pait, and Sofia Tong
June 5
Filed under Hard News

  On Tuesday June 2, Usaamah Rahim '07 was shot and killed by an anti-terrorism task force in Roslindale. He allegedly had planned several attacks on police officers and was shot after he approached a police officer with a knife. See below to learn more about this story.   Superi...

Review: Student Directed Festival

Review: Student Directed Festival

Rosa Stern Pait, Izzy Meyers, Maya Margolis, and Jacob Spiegel
May 27
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

The President's Club: The play, written and directed by Greg Williams, opens on an ordinary room,  filled with men in suits sitting around a table. All of the sudden someone yells, “Kennedy’s been shot!” and a bloody body is carried into the room. It is then revealed that this isn’t ...

SWS English teacher Abby Erdmann hosts last Race Reels of her career

SWS English teacher Abby Erdmann hosts last Race Reels of her career

Izzy Meyers, Editor-in-chief
May 21
Filed under Hard News, News, Race Reels

  SWS English teacher Abby Erdmann first created Race Reels in 2011, with the goal of educating the high school community on issues concerning race, and opening up a discussion. Erdmann, who will retire after this year, hosted her final Race Reels night on Wednesday, showing the film ...

Feminist and anti-racism activist Peggy McIntosh visits the high school

Feminist and anti-racism activist Peggy McIntosh visits the high school

April 29
Filed under News

Feminist and anti-racism activist Peggy McIntosh visited the high school on Wednesday to speak about her experiences of coming to understand systemic racism and how it affects whites and people of color. McIntosh, who is known for her article on white privilege, read sections of her article aloud and explained her how she became aware of each of the priv...

Athletes question equity of sports contracts

Athletes question equity of sports contracts

Izzy Meyers, Editor-in-chief
April 27
Filed under News

While the high school boasts over 25 separate after school sport options and fitness classes, not all student athletes find what they are looking for on that list. If their sport is not offered, or if they do not want to play on the school’s teams, students can take advantage of outside clubs and activities...

Race: Not just black and white

Race: Not just black and white

Izzy Meyers, Editor-in-chief
March 27
Filed under Opinions

by Izzy Meyers As an Asian female who has experienced both ignorance and outright prejudice regarding my race, I am often impressed by everything Brookline has done to try to improve race relations both locally and nationally. Most importantly, I feel lucky that we know there is still a lot of work to do...

Annual Art Gala showcases student artwork for good cause

Annual Art Gala showcases student artwork for good cause

Izzy Meyers, Editor-in-chief
March 13
Filed under News

  Social justice clubs “Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is” and “Art for Rosie’s Place” joined forces to host the annual BHS Art Gala on Thursday. Founder of “Art for Rosie’s Place” and co-organizer of the gala senior Judy Liu said the gala aims to support the organization...

ROM: Lee’s Burgers

ROM: Lee’s Burgers

February 20
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

By Izzy Meyers and Lily Bermel From the streamlined flow of ordering and the minimalist decor to the prompt delivery of the fresh food, the experience of eating at Lee’s Burgers was neat, tasty and brisk. The restaurant, which opened just a few months ago, offers unique twists on the classic bur...

Young Republican Club raises awareness for party’s position

December 18
Filed under In-Depth, News

By Izzy Meyers It’s the middle of a typical history class debate, the topic anything from economic reform in the 1900s to the controversial actions of a president. For many students, the decision to speak up is easy, and their opinions are shared by the majority of their classmates. But for members...

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