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Review: Student Directed Festival

Review: Student Directed Festival

Rosa Stern Pait, Izzy Meyers, Maya Margolis, and Jacob Spiegel
May 27, 2015
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 ...

Staff reflect on playing days at the high school

Staff reflect on playing days at the high school

March 29, 2015
Filed under Sports

METCO Coordinator Keith Lezama ’02 played varsity basketball at the high school. During a game against BC High School, he fouled out when the team was down by nine with a minute and a half to go. “My best friend came up to me and was like, ‘Don’t worry, we got this. We’re gonna come back...

Video: Black Lives Matter Protest

Video: Black Lives Matter Protest

November 26, 2014
Filed under News

http://youtu.be/oeCKn2eyH8g At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 25, a grassroots organization called Black Lives Matter led a planned protest in Boston to bring justice to and awareness of police brutality. It was held on the day after the grand jury officially decided to not indict Ferguson police officer...

Students attend Black Lives Matter protest

Students attend Black Lives Matter protest

Kendall McGowan and Sofia Tong
November 26, 2014
Filed under Hard News, News

Photos by Kendall McGowan, Maya Morris, Sofia Tong, and Hannah Lowenstein. Gallery made by Eoin Walsh. Kendall McGowan, Maya Morris, Sofia Tong, Eoin Walsh, and Hannah Lowenstein can be contacted at bhs.sagamore@gmail.com...

Techies

Techies

November 22, 2014
Filed under Arts

by Maya Margolis Last year during the annual Shakespeare play, current senior Claudia Hermano was backstage when she realized that a set of important lights hadn’t been plugged in. The show had already started, but in the spur of the moment she started army crawling across the stage, hoping not...

Students taught to deal with presence of racial profiling

Students taught to deal with presence of racial profiling

October 7, 2014
Filed under Hard News, News

  Senior Athalia Lopez was walking with a group of friends by Pierce School on her way to buy frozen yogurt when she saw a police car. She assumed that it was going to pass them and keep on driving, but instead it stopped. According to Lopez, the cops asked the group what they were doing and...

Some colleges scrutinize social media content

February 1, 2014
Filed under News

Currently, when many students log on to Facebook, their newsfeeds are covered in unrecognizable “names.” But this is not middle schoolers trying to be funny. Rather, this is seniors attempting to hide from colleges. According to a 2013 Kaplan Test Prep survey, 29 percent of college admissions...

Students affected by lack of teacher diversity

Students affected by lack of teacher diversity

December 18, 2013
Filed under News

According to the BHS website, the high school prides itself on diversity. The high school’s student body represents 69 nations and speaks 44 languages. Yet, statistically, the diversity of teachers falls short. While 40 percent of the students are Asian, African-American, Latino and multi-racial,...

Race Reels initiates difficult dialogue

Race Reels initiates difficult dialogue

November 19, 2013
Filed under Arts, Race Reels

The room was full. Every seat was taken, with some people standing in the back. All eyes were on the screen as Weston High School graduate Kandice Sumner explained life as a Metropolitan Council for Education Opportunity (METCO) student. She talked about waking up at dawn every day to catch t...

Preseason party leads to several soccer suspensions

October 15, 2013
Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Girls Soccer, Sports

Following a preseason party, 12 student athletes, eight from girls soccer and four from boys soccer, were suspended from their respective teams The party, hosted by a member of the boys varsity soccer team, took place on Monday, Aug. 26, the first official day of preseason, according to a junior who...

Life Guarding breaks conventions

March 13, 2013
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

Suddenly the stage goes dark. The spotlight is on the teacher, Liz Cooper, played by senior Anna Bisikalo, as she walks to the center of the stage. She points to her student and snaps. Next thing you know, Trevor Wilson, played by sophomore Dillon McGuire, is on all fours, barking and claiming that he...

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