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Lunch and Learn Series adds to diversification of world language classroom conversations

Lunch and Learn Series adds to diversification of world language classroom conversations

Ella Kitterman, News Feature Writing Editor
February 2, 2017
Filed under Conversations on Race, Hard News, In-Depth, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

The world language department is making strides to effectively integrate race related conversations into their curricula. This is largely due to the new Identity Curriculum and the Lunch and Learn Series, which were held in every department last year; the mission was to provide students with the opportunity...

Population increase demands new renovation plans

Population increase demands new renovation plans

Conor Ross, Staff Writer
January 29, 2017
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...

Senior transforms knitting hobby into business

Senior transforms knitting hobby into business

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer
June 6, 2016
Filed under Arts, Showcase

When senior Sydney Solem started knitting, she did not know that she was planting the seeds for her very own business. Her Wrap It Up scarf company allows students to buy products made by members of the high school community. “I started knitting because I enjoyed knitting,” Solem said. “Then, I...

Stick and poke tattoos an outlet for self-expression

Stick and poke tattoos an outlet for self-expression

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer
April 26, 2016
Filed under Arts, Showcase

You head to CVS with some friends and you walk out with some India ink and a few needles. A few hours later, after some pain, you have yourself a brand-new tattoo. There are many reasons that students at the high school might consider getting a stick-and-poke tattoo: To gain control of thei...

Player Profile: Emma Ewas, girls varsity field hockey

Player Profile: Emma Ewas, girls varsity field hockey

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer
December 10, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Field Hockey, Player Profiles, Sports

Photo provided by Emma Ewas What professional athlete in field hockey do you admire most and why? I met Rachel Dawson when I was a freshman. She's on the U.S. women's olympic team and I admire her a lot because she's so strong and she works so hard. I've seen her practice and she just puts 100...

Player Profile: Charlie Widing, boys varsity soccer

Player Profile: Charlie Widing, boys varsity soccer

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer
December 4, 2015
Filed under Boys Soccer, Fall Sports, Player Profiles, Sports

Photo provided by Verda Abulaf If you could be any one of your teammates who would you be and why? I'd be Edmund [Geschickter] because he's a really good leader.   What professional athlete in soccer do you admire most and why? I would go with Wayne Rooney because he's very talent...

Player Profile: Thea Charles-Moon, girls varsity swimming

Player Profile: Thea Charles-Moon, girls varsity swimming

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer
November 30, 2015
Filed under Girls Swim and Dive, Player Profiles, Sports

PHOTO PROVIDED BY THEA CHARLES-MOON If you could be anyone of your teammates who would you be and why? Valentina Rojas. She's so dedicated and so fast. She's really inspiring. Everyday she comes in, she works hard, and it shows off in her meets. What's your mindset before meets? I like to just be alon...

Player Profile: Kay Takinami, boys varsity football

Player Profile: Kay Takinami, boys varsity football

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, Staff Writer
November 18, 2015
Filed under Football, Player Profiles, Sports

PHOTO PROVIDED BY RICHARD SHEOLA If you could be any one of your teammates, who would you be and why? Probably Max [Bochman]. He's a really hard working dude. He probably has the best work ethic on our team, and he's just a really good football player.   What professional athlete in football do you admire...

What are you looking forward to most this school year?

What are you looking forward to most this school year?

Iman Khan and Evan Marohn
October 15, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Peeps on the Street

  Elsbeth Leslie, science teacher “This school year I’m looking forward to going on the China exchange with eight of our Brookline students to our sister school in Xi’an, China.” Alex Ervin, senior I’ve been here for the last four years, so I think it’s time for me to move on...

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