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Annual Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates Japanese culture

Annual Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates Japanese culture

Natalie Jew, Staff Writer
May 13, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On May 13, when the cherry tree flowers came out of their buds, the high school celebrated the sixth annual Cherry Blossom Festival. Students, friends, family and alumni of the high school gathered in the quad to see a part of Japanese culture play out in front of them. According to Japanese teacher and ...

Brookline for Racial Justice and Equity agitates for change

Brookline for Racial Justice and Equity agitates for change

Sophie Hafner, Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Conversations on Race, News

“BRJE seeks to identify and clarify issues of social and racial inequality in Brookline and to build a multiracial coalition in order to dismantle structural racism and everyday prejudice,” is the mission statement of Brookline for Racial Justice and Equity [BRJE], a coalition formed last August ...

Teachers share political beliefs in classes

Teachers share political beliefs in classes

Sophie Hafner, Staff Writer
February 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The 2016 presidential election brought intense emotions to people all throughout the high school: excitement, disappointment and fear. Despite the wide range of reactions, students walked into the classroom either ready to express their feelings, or too frustrated or too scared to do so. Many s...

Eliza Tyack

Eliza Tyack

Sophie Hafner, Staff Writer
October 4, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Eliza Tyack is a new English teacher at Brookline High School. She grew up in Massachusetts but moved away to upstate New York for college. While in college, she wanted to be a cognitive science major until she discovered the power of English. This summer she spent a lot of time with her ninety-year-ol...

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