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Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Coolidge Corner Theater serves as reflection on community progress towards racial equality

Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Coolidge Corner Theater serves as reflection on community progress towards racial equality

Valentina Rojas, Breaking News Managing Editor
January 17, 2017
Filed under Conversations on Race, News, Showcase

Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Coolidge Corner Theater serves as reflection on community progress towards racial equalityThe annual Martin Luther King Jr. at the Coolidge Corner Theater created an opportunity to reflect on Brookline’s progress with race relations and how to continue the fight f...

Peeps on the street: Meyer as permanent Headmaster

Peeps on the street: Meyer as permanent Headmaster

Valentina Rojas, Breaking News Managing Editor
January 13, 2017
Filed under News, Peeps on the Street, Showcase

Anthony Meyer was announced permanent headmaster Jan. 10. The Sagamore captured the ensuing excitement.

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Finale!

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Finale!

Valentina Rojas, Arts Writing Editor
May 5, 2016
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews, Showcase

  Restaurant 108 held the grand finale of their top chef competition on May 2. A master menu by Chefs Liam O’Brien, Phillip Mahler, Henry Shaffer, Alex Ervin and Alex Chin blended intricate skill and natural talent. As starters, our party of two got the Salmon Rillette Crostini and the Gr...

A look into A Cappella

A look into A Cappella

Valentina Rojas, Staff Writer
April 17, 2015
Filed under Opinions

Being stuck in a car during a snowstorm for five hours singing Mariah Carey songs was a great opportunity for the a cappella club Perfect Pitch to bond. The high school is home to the a cappella groups Note-a-fy, Perfect Pitch and Testostatones, all of which are student-run and led. They each...

Review: The Choreography Class New Works Showcase

Review: The Choreography Class New Works Showcase

Valentina Rojas, Staff Writer
March 28, 2015
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

by Valentina Rojas From the moment the audience entered the room, the environment was one of community and learning. Before the performance began, the dancers sat on the floor, stretching and talking amongst each other and smiling as they recognized audience members. The air was relaxed, and the...

Nordic ski team thrives despite setbacks

Nordic ski team thrives despite setbacks

Valentina Rojas, Staff Writer
March 28, 2015
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Three of Brookline’s very own skiers have landed in the Boston Globe due to their recent successes in the MIAA Nordic ski championships. Junior Jordan Fried, who finished 4th, sophomore Gabby Vandendries, who finished 2nd, and sophomore Isabelle Cole, who finished 8th, were all mentioned in the Bosto...

Rock climbing class promotes building trust and setting goals

Rock climbing class promotes building trust and setting goals

Valentina Rojas, Staff Writer
February 14, 2015
Filed under Sports

After completing a 19-day brutal climb up a 3,000 foot smooth granite cliff known as El Capitan in Yosemite National Park in California, a climb long thought impossible, two rock climbers and the rock climbing world itself were launched into a short-lived media frenzy. Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgensen ...

Changes to APUSH

Changes to APUSH

Valentina Rojas, Staff Writer
November 3, 2014
Filed under Hard News, News

by Valentina Rojas Students taking the course Advanced Placement United States History will find themselves having a different experience from those in the stories passed down through the years by former APUSH students, as its three teachers are making numerous changes to the curriculum. While the...

New Teacher Q&A: Susan Flicop, Math

New Teacher Q&A: Susan Flicop, Math

Valentina Rojas, Staff Writer
October 9, 2014
Filed under News

                                                      By Valentina Rojas-Posada New math teacher Susan Flicop spent her first year as a teacher teaching at Newton North High School and...

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