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Expert Advisory Panel 4 met to discuss increasing the amount of students in the in-person learning model. The topic remains contentious amid new COVID-19 cases and the concerns of educators.

Expert Advisory Panel 4 discusses concerns over moving towards in-person learning

Valentia Burlak, Staff Writer February 6, 2021

Expert Advisory Panel 4: Public Health, Safety, and Logistics addressed concerns about moving towards an in-person learning environment during their Zoom meeting on Friday, Feb. 5th. David Gacioch started...

Quincy Market's once-crowded steps have emptied, with the crowds of tourists that normally characterize this landmark gone.

Quincy Market, a long-time Boston favorite, has changed during the pandemic

Benjamin Tytell, Staff Writer January 27, 2021

As the door to the nearly 200-year-old Quincy Market opens, the smell of spices from all over the world blows past into the frigid Boston winter air. People walk by in groups of two or three, all in masks,...

According to custodian Roger Whitcomb, pictured above (right), there are currently four custodians in the building cleaning. So far no one has gotten sick.

Jim Mellett discusses sanitation process changes due to COVID-19

Anoushka Mallik, News Managing Editor January 26, 2021

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the high school has had to adjust in many different ways, including changing their cleaning procedures. Responsible for these procedures are the custodians, who stay at...

Students and teachers  have had to adapt to hybrid and remote models by learning how to having cooking classes at home.

Career and Technology classes adapt to online learning model

Taj Horowitz, Staff Writer January 11, 2021

Career and Technology Education (CTE) electives offer students life and career skills by providing students with hands-on, skill-based experiences. However, adapting to the new hybrid model has been no...

Student government and staff assemble virtually this year, creating a new dynamic for the group as business presses on.

BHS Legislature presses on amidst remote learning

Ryan Kravitz, Staff Writer January 9, 2021

It’s another day of remote learning, and the Brookline High School Legislature is ready for business. Just like everything else at the high school, Legislature has been heavily impacted by the COVID-19...

The Somerville Winter Farmers Market offers a wide variety of foods from local vendors the community can support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Somerville Winter Farmer’s Market connects small businesses to local community

Luca Kelley Nielsen, News Editor December 23, 2020

There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented challenges to the economy, especially small businesses in the Boston area. Despite this, the Somerville Winter Farmers Market, which is open...

Pictured above is a venn diagram of COVID-19 and flu symptoms. Nurses at the high school are advising students to practice social distancing and to stay home when sick, even when it seems like something small to prevent any spread.

Advice from nurses on the flu season

Audrey Garon, Staff Writer November 27, 2020

Every year it is important to be vaccinated with the flu shot. This year, with the double threat of COVID-19 and the flu, it’s even more crucial to both get vaccinated and utilize healthy practices....

Expert Advisory Panel 4 addresses recent concerns about hybrid learning

Expert Advisory Panel 4 addresses recent concerns about hybrid learning

Audrey Garon and Jordan Liss-Riordan November 20, 2020

Brookline’s Expert Advisory Panel 4: Public Health, Safety, and Logistics addressed growing concerns about the newly launched hybrid model and the increase of COVID-19 cases in Brookline during their...

Brookline educators hold rally at BHS

Brookline educators hold rally at BHS

Alex Fung, Opinions Managing Editor November 12, 2020

The Brookline Educators Union (BEU) held a rally outside the high school on Tuesday, Nov. 3 in support of striking teachers. Educators from the Brookline and Boston schools attended the rally, and several...

Amid rising case counts in Brookline, concerns over hybrid learning have prompted a discussion of the necessary precautions.

Expert Advisory Panel 4 discusses best course of action for hybrid learning

Anya Rao and Anika Mayar November 6, 2020

Expert Advisory Panel 4 discussed various safety precautions and recommendations for hybrid learning during their Zoom webinar panel on the afternoon of Nov. 6. David Gacioch, Partner at McDermott...

Seniors Emelia Gauch, Stanley Peng and Junior Sophie O'Connell rehearse outside with the cast of Timon of Athens. The outdoor rehearsals have proved extremely effective in allowing the cast to bond, create costumes, build sets and develop their characters in person alongside one another.

Extracurricular Performing Arts continue in remote model

Eliza Brown, Sports Editor October 29, 2020

When most students sign up for performing arts classes at the high school, they usually imagine that they will be performing to an audience on a stage. However because of the pandemic, students now have...

In planning the necessary precautions, Expert Advisory Panel 4 examined the risk for transmission of COVID-19. The Panel focused on ensuring social distancing in the high school, as well as ways to limit exposure for specialist teachers.

Expert Advisory Panel 4 discuss COVID-19 precautions for hybrid learning

Caleb Weldon and Oliver Hecht October 28, 2020

The Expert Advisory Panel 4: Public Health, Safety, and Logistics discussed precautions schools will take to minimize the spread of Covid-19 in hybrid learning on Friday, Oct. 23. A large portion of...

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