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New conductor pushes students to develop skill-set

New conductor pushes students to develop skill-set

Maddie Kennedy, Regulars Managing Editor

April 1, 2019

“Good morning orchestra!” Nina Bishop’s voice calls out in the auditorium. The class offers her a mumble in response. “Good morning orchestra!” She tries again, even louder. This time the class gives a more enthusiastic response. The time: 7:30 in the morning. New orchestra conductor Nina Bishop’s pass...

Intensive dancer finds self-expression through craft

Intensive dancer finds self-expression through craft

Hallie LeTendre, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

The music is loud, voices are yelling out in the crowd, and all eyes are focused her way.  Although all eyes are on her, sophomore Lily Woodward can transport herself into a different world, focusing on her fluid movements to the rhythm of the music.   Since she was in 3rd grade, Woodward has bee...

BIG uses varied media to unite Brookline community

BIG uses varied media to unite Brookline community

Alexander Fung, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

Only accessible by elevator or the backstairs, the third floor of the Unified Arts (UA) building houses an influential public media and technology center. The Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) is a nonprofit that teaches students and adults classes about media, in order to raise awareness about Broo...

Students and teachers collaborate on script for competition

Students and teachers collaborate on script for competition

Anoushka Mallik, Staff Writer

March 24, 2019

Shhh It’s scripting! The process of writing the statewide competition play, this year titled “Shhh It’s Coming”, is a collaboration with equal input between students and teachers. The collaborative process allows for the play to grow and improve. The process begins with an idea sprouted...

Original art complements student-made albums

Original art complements student-made albums

Rachel Lee, Arts Editor

March 17, 2019

From Pink Floyd’s iconic “Dark Side of the Moon” prism image to the Polaroid picture on Taylor Swift’s “1989” album, cover art has become one of the most recognizable ways that people visually identify musicians. Even on a high school level, as more and more teenage musicians release the...

Music mentorship bonds high schoolers with younger artists

Music mentorship bonds high schoolers with younger artists

Jeremiah Levy, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

Music seems to connect people in ways they do not always completely understand. This power to bind people together takes form in our work, homes, and even here at the high school where it connects middle schoolers to their high school student tutors. The student run Brookline Music Program gives high school studen...

New student mural aims to brighten ACE hallway

New student mural aims to brighten ACE hallway

Nina Rogers, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

The Alternative Choices in Education (ACE) corridor, once barren and dark, will soon be illuminated with a stunning new student mural. Senior Angel Zayas, a member of ACE, has been in the process of designing a new mural to beautify the ACE space. In his attempts to do so, he has united the ACE communi...

Winnie-the-Pooh exhibit revisits classic childhood story

Winnie-the-Pooh exhibit revisits classic childhood story

Becky Perelman and Jackie Perelman

February 25, 2019

Big blue balloons lead the way to the entrance; turning a corner, you enter a child’s bedroom. There is a bed and windows and decorations. Looking closer, you see the decorations are hand drawn pictures of a bear and his friends: Piglet, Eeyore, Owl, Kanga, Roo and Tigger. "Winnie-the-Pooh" is one of...

Music groups foster competitive environment between students

Music groups foster competitive environment between students

Peter Finnerty, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

From starting the alto saxophone in fifth grade to practicing every day, going to weekly private lessons and participating in two bands, Jake Perdue is one of many who works hard and loves playing their instrument. He brings this dedication to his musical groups, improving his own skills while coming tog...

Graphic designer follows dual passions of sports and art

Graphic designer follows dual passions of sports and art

Oliver Fox, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

Paintbrushes and pencils are in the past. For senior Sergei LeFaivre, digital design is the future. By turning his passion for sports into modern graphic designs, LeFaivre has grown into a skilled artist spurred by his own athletic interests. Because of his Boston upbringing, LeFaivre was supportin...

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