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ROM: Fuel America

ROM: Fuel America

Sofia Georgaklis, Sports Managing Editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

Fuel America is a beautifully decorated coffee shop in Brighton, MA. From the second our party of four walked in the door, we were overcome by a relaxed atmosphere that put us all in the mood to do some homework with a delicious cup of coffee. We walked to the counter to order and were greeted by friendly s...

What does a fall sports practice look like at the high school?

What does a fall sports practice look like at the high school?

Sofia Georgaklis, Sports Writing Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The Sagamore broke down how each fall sports team at the high school spends their practice. We asked athletes on each team what a typical practice consists of.

Concussions hinder athletic and academic performance

Sofia Georgaklis, Sports Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Sports

Every year, approximately 3.8 million Americans suffer a concussion as a result of sport and physical activity, according to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. A concussion is a mild type of brain injury. This brain trauma can cause severe headaches and dizziness as well as an end to an athlete’s...

Sports team cuts provide benefits

Sports team cuts provide benefits

Sofia Georgaklis, Sports Writing Editor
November 10, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

by Sofia Georgaklis Tryouts: the daunting, intimidating, nerve wracking and sometimes heart breaking experience almost every athlete has to undergo. Many sports teams at the high school do not have enough spots on their roster for everyone who tries out, inevitably resulting in cuts. However, althou...

What Practice is Like

What Practice is Like

November 3, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

  The Sagamore broke down how each fall sports team at the high school spends their practice. We asked athletes on each team what a typical practice consists of.   ...

Peeps on the Street: Reflecting on 9/11

Peeps on the Street: Reflecting on 9/11

Rosa Stern Pait and Sofia Georgaklis
September 11, 2015
Filed under Hard News, News, Peeps on the Street

My grandparents could’ve been on that plane, but they got lucky and didn’t go on it, so it’s really scary to think about. I personally think we should have no school to remember those who we lost. Neal Yajnik, junior My thoughts go out to all the people who were affected by this tragedy. I ...

Artists of the month: Sam Pollak and Sarah Dreyfus

Artists of the month: Sam Pollak and Sarah Dreyfus

Sofia Georgaklis, Sports Writing Editor
February 24, 2015
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

by Sofia Georgaklis While creating everything from artistic music videos to poignant public service announcements, sophomores Sam Pollak and Sarah Dreyfus have developed their own unique style for producing many genres of video. "I love filming because I like to look at things through a different...

Review of Musical: “Hairspray”

Review of Musical: “Hairspray”

Sofia Georgaklis, Sports Writing Editor
February 5, 2015
Filed under Performance Reviews

By Sofia Georgaklis The Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium was bustling with anticipation and excitement as it filled at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4 for the debut showing of “Hairspray.” Directed and choreographed by S. Christien Polos, the lively performance was the perfect way to celebrate the end ...

Low drinking age benefits teens

Low drinking age benefits teens

January 29, 2015
Filed under Opinions

The drinking age of 21 years old in Massachusetts does not keep those who are underage away from alcohol. To the contrary, it transforms alcohol into something “cool” and desirable in the eyes of teenagers and drives them to break the law to obtain it. A late drinking age also contributes to the l...

ROM: the Regal Beagle

ROM: the Regal Beagle

Kendall McGowan and Sofia Georgaklis
January 21, 2015
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

by Kendall McGowan and Sofia Georgaklis Everything about The Regal Beagle, tucked right in the center of Coolidge Corner, inspired even the youngest members of our group to sit up straight and act mature. Heavy red curtains separated the front door from the restaurant; the mood was subdued with jazz musi...

Women still suffer from lack of representation

Women still suffer from lack of representation

January 11, 2015
Filed under Opinions

  Fifteen-time Emmy Award nominee and acclaimed improvisational theater troupe founder Amy Poehler was the only woman interviewed for an MTV.com article about improv comedy, titled “Steve Carell, Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen, Others Reveal Magic Behind Improv Comedy”. Poehler is currently s...

Sag Spot Light

Sag Spot Light

Sofia Georgaklis, Sports Managing Editor
December 10, 2014
Filed under Opinions

by Sofia Georgaklis School, sports, eat, sleep. And somehow manage to squeeze in homework somewhere. This is the grueling routine of the average student athlete at the high school. Time management is a major issue for high school students, and it is debatable whether sports impede or facilitat...

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