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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

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2016

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2016

December 8
Filed under Hard News, News, Showcase

Below, students and staff alike read the names of the 87 transgender people who were murdered in 2016. The Gender-Sexuality Alliance hosted their Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil during X-block on Dec. 7, 2016. Click on the audio below to hear the reading of the names at the vigil. ...

Refractions Hosts Launch Party in the Atrium

Refractions Hosts Launch Party in the Atrium

Maya Morris, Head Photographer
May 24
Filed under Showcase

By: Maya Morris The high school's literary and arts magazine, Refractions, hosted their second annual launch party for their new issue in the Atrium on May 24. The launch party included performances by several students such as Leon Yang, Sofia Georgaklis, Caroline Fahrner, Naomi Goodheart, Alma Bit...

Students walk out of school to sit in at Town Hall for racial equity

Students walk out of school to sit in at Town Hall for racial equity

Rosa Stern Pait and Maya Morris
April 13
Filed under Conversations on Race, Hard News, News, Showcase

Students walked together to Town Hall to sit in for racial equity at the high school on April 13th, beginning during F-block. Junior DaHana Smith-Rose organized the walk-out. Thirty students met in front of the Atrium and walked with signs to Town Hall in Brookline Village, where they sang 'We S...

Students and faculty respond to what God is

Students and faculty respond to what God is

Maya Morris, Photographer and writer
February 6
Filed under Opinions

In this video project, several students and faculty at Brookline High school were filmed answering and reacting to the question "what is God?". The participants went into the interview unaware of the question they would be asked, so that they would give their most natural response. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOtxMKKIjAc

Members of the community express their opinions on race after claims of prejudice and discrimination in the Brookline Police Department

Members of the community express their opinions on race after claims of prejudice and discrimination in the Brookline Police Department

Bertina Xue, Arts Layout Editor
January 14
Filed under Conversations on Race, Hard News, News, Showcase

Steps to Success adviser Dan Arroyo “I grew up facing a lot of different racial terms, situations and if anybody has some shade on their skin, they know what I’m talking about. For all my allies and friends who are White, caucasian, any other color you want to speak about, you’ll never know wha...

Town hall protest in support of Brookline police officers

Town hall protest in support of Brookline police officers

Maya Morris, Photographer
January 13
Filed under Conversations on Race, Hard News, News, Showcase, Video

Brookline residents came to Town Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 12th to protest in support of police officers Prentice Pilot and Estifanos Zerai-Misgun. Protestors demanded that the officers be given paid administrative leave during the investigation into their file for racial discrimination in the Brooklin...

Welcoming the Class of 2019

Welcoming the Class of 2019

September 4
Filed under Hard News, News

“I like the school. I’ve never been to the states. I’m from Brazil, where little things are different. Like, in Brazil the teachers move instead of the students.” "I’m kind of nervous because the classes are already a lot harder.” "Which class are you the most worried about?" “Spanish....

Animation courses draw dedicated artists to class

Animation courses draw dedicated artists to class

January 21
Filed under Arts

by Maya Morris Although almost everyone has seen the end product of animation, be it in Saturday morning cartoons or a Disney kids movie, the work and process of creating these films is not as well known. “Animation is the art of emotion with visuals,” animation teacher Eric Latimer said. “S...

BETCo previews their show “Netflux”

BETCo previews their show “Netflux”

January 13
Filed under Performance Reviews

By Maya Morris The theater group BETCo began the preview of their show “Netflux” with a girl sitting in a cafe with her laptop. The girl, named Mel, is surrounded by chaos caused by drama between multiple different characters. Mel manages to finds her escape in the comfort of the website Netf...

Thanksgiving Week at BHS

Thanksgiving Week at BHS

November 28
Filed under Football, News, Sports

Powderpuff Football First Half Final Red 12 18 Blue 12 12   Junior Sydney Solem 70-yard touchdown run (6-0 Red) Senior Sophie Poole 25-yard touchdown run (6-6) Junior Nora Fischer-Mueller touchdown run (12-6 Red) Senior Spikey Freeman touchdown ru...

Students attend Black Lives Matter protest

Students attend Black Lives Matter protest

Kendall McGowan and Sofia Tong
November 26
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...

Sports team gear

Sports team gear

November 4
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The high school’s fall sports teams have individually purchased new team gear and warm-ups. To sports teams, team gear can be a way to unify the teams’ appearances at meets and games. Teams such as girls varsity soccer and girls varsity field hockey had many options, from sweatpants to T-shirts and...

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