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  • This year’s retiring teachers
  • Robotics team wins competitions and community outreach award
  • Finals schedule
  • Review: An Evening with Nik Walker
  • Baking with Susanna: trail mix cookies
  • This year’s retiring teachers
    News

    This year’s retiring teachers

    June 21, 2017

    Two teachers are retiring this year: dance and yoga teacher Kathleen Exar and health and fitness teacher Roberta Skoff. Read about their time at the high school and watch videos of their students and colleagues speaking about them below.

  • Robotics team wins competitions and community outreach award
    News

    Robotics team wins competitions and community outreach award

    Rachel Myers, Arts Layout Editor

    June 19, 2017

    At the beginning of every January, the robotics team is given an assignment for their competition, and the clock starts ticking. They have six weeks to build a robot. The Nutrons Robotics team of Brookline High School, Boston Latin School and Revere High School recently won their subdivision com...

    The Brookline High robotics team spent six weeks building a robot, which would face off at the world championships. Contributed by the Nutrons Robotics Team.

  • Finals schedule

    Finals schedule

    June 17, 2017

    Click the link below for the finals room numbers and schedule. Good luck, and have a great summer! 2017 Finals

  • Review: An Evening with Nik Walker
    Arts, Performance Reviews

    Review: An Evening with Nik Walker

    Sabrina Zhou and Sarah Hughes

    June 13, 2017

    The excited chatter of Hamilton fans could be heard throughout the auditorium. People of all ages, both families and individual students, anxiously waited for the anticipated alumni to speak. The overwhelming response to the event was evident, as the tickets sold within hours and the auditorium consi...

    A panel of performing arts teachers sat with Nik Walker, as he explained his life as an actor. Sabrina Zhou/Sagamore Staff

    Sabrina Zhou

  • Baking with Susanna: trail mix cookies
    Arts

    Baking with Susanna: trail mix cookies

    Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor

    June 10, 2017

    As much as we would all love to pretend it isn’t so, finals are fast approaching. For me, cookies are a must-have during long periods of studying. These cookies are awesome because you can throw in a little of whatever you have on hand or whatever you’re in the mood for. If you’re allergic to nu...

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Annual Steps to Success graduation ceremony recognizes graduates

Colby Sutton, Staff Writer

Steps to Success is a comprehensive educational achievement program providing academic, social development and family support for low-income students and their families. On Tuesday, at the Brookline Teen Center students from grades four to 12 were recognized with various awards and accolades from advisors and teachers. The 2017 Steps graduating class included Jack Armand, Wesley Bea...

Annual breakfast celebrates senior scholarship recipients

Annual breakfast celebrates senior scholarship recipients

Ethan Gainsboro, Sports Writing Editor

The annual Scholarship Breakfast took place in the quad on Sunday morning, June 6, hours before graduation. The event began with a breakfast for the scholarships recipients and their...

Students display capstone EPIC projects

Students display capstone EPIC projects

Lauren Mahoney, Sports Writing Editor

As the temperature climbs and seniors make plans for graduation, a new reality hits many seniors: senioritis. After four year in the same building, classes can feel monotonous and seniors...

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Opinions

Days of conversation deserve respect

MAYA MORRIS/SAGAMORE STAFF

Senior Mattie O’kelley-Bansberg speaks at the Race Day assembly ‘Tell Your Story’.

Days of conversation deserve respect

Ella von Huene, Contributing Writer

During the human trafficking day of awareness I opted out of my senior art class to visit  the panel of survivor turned activist, Jasmin Grace. Like many around me, her story ...

Hooking up ousts firm relationships

Hooking up ousts firm relationships

To say this generation is inadequate in forming organic relationships is...

Free trade deals aid economy but hurt vulnerable individuals

Free trade deals aid economy but hurt vulnerable individuals

Long revered as an emblem of global connectivity and beneficial to world peace, ...

Blog: A desire for Jerusalem to be capital

Blog: A desire for Jerusalem to be capital

Dear President Donald J. Trump, This year marks the 50th anniversary of the ...

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Sports

Nutrons place fourth at Robotics World Championship

Nutrons place fourth at Robotics World Championship

Jan Bloch, Staff Writer

Robots: an engineering endeavour that takes a hard working, dedicated and a motivated group of people. The Nutrons team are just that. Students at the high school join forces with...

New health and fitness class climbs in popularity and size

New health and fitness class climbs in popularity and size

Balancing across slacklines, bouldering walls and repelling with rope: ...

Coachless teams face disadvantages

Coachless teams face disadvantages

Playing time, schedules and practice instruction are all aspects of a team that ...

Obstacles arise in hiring coaches

Obstacles arise in hiring coaches

You, the parent of a varsity basketball player, walks into a room. Ther...

Circus activities provide students with unique athletic opportunity

Circus activities provide students with unique athletic opportunity

Clowns, popcorn and the flying trapeze! For many, the circus is an entertaining sh...

Spring season presents new athletic options for seniors

Spring season presents new athletic options for seniors

Senioritis: A loss of motivation is school work or school-related activiti...

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Staff Profile

Izzy Gonzalez, News Layout Editor
Izzy Gonzalez

News Layout Editor

What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery? A lot of dogs What is one thing on your bucket list? Going backpacking Where would you like to go on your dream vacation? ...

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