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The Sagamore

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The Sagamore

The student news site of Brookline High School

The Sagamore

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Alexs room has became less of a place for socializing and more for injured athletes.

Jzyk adapts into new role throughout COVID-19 pandemic

Ansley Washburn, Sports Editor March 7, 2021

Air filters, hand sanitizers and quiet conversations have replaced the crowded bodies, sweaty sports equipment and the loud buzz that once filled the basement level of the Tappan Gymnasium. The COVID-19...

Expert Advisory Panel 4: Public Health, Safety and Logistics discussed new challenges to four day in-person learning. Personal protective equipment (PPE) played a crucial role in the discussion in what is necessary to ensure safety for students and staff.

Expert Advisory Panel 4 discusses new obstacles of four day in-person attendance

Anya Rao, Staff Writer March 7, 2021

Expert Advisory Panel 4: Public Health, Safety and Logistics convened via Zoom on Mar. 5 at 3 p.m. to discuss important information about the Public Schools of Brookline (PSB) pooled testing program and...

Two surveys show a majority were worried about COVID-19 after winter break.

Precautions and worries after winter break

Anisa Sharma, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

Students walked into their first period classroom, squirted hand sanitizer into their hands and grabbed a paper towel to wipe down their desks. The first day back from winter break is often an abrupt transition...

Expert Advisory Panel 4 outlined a new plan for pooled testing this Friday. The plan involves cooperation with different testing sites in the Greater Boston area. One such testing site, mPathy, will soon be closing doors at its Brookline location.

Expert Advisory Panel 4 unveils cohesive plan for pooled testing

Alice MacGarvie Thompson, Staff Writer February 28, 2021

Expert Advisory Panel 4: Public Health, Safety and Logistics met on Feb. 26 at 3:15 p.m. to announce their plan for pooled and individual testing in Brookline Public Schools. Coordinator of Student...

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Class of 2021 and college admissions officers have had to adapt to the changes in the college process.

Seniors adapt to changed college processes due to COVID-19

Ava Varrell, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

Every year, millions of high school students head into the college admissions process thinking they know what to expect. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented change to the future. Countless...

Convening this Friday, February the 19th, the Expert Advisory Panel 4 discussed the possibility of reopening the school to students for four day in person learning. Whilst no definitive decision was made, BSC members urged some sort of consensus for the sake of negotiations with parents and teachers.

Expert Advisory Panel 4 discusses possibility of reopening school to four day in-person attendance

Anya Rao, Staff Writer February 21, 2021

Expert Advisory Panel 4: Public Health, Safety and Logistics convened via Zoom on Feb. 19 at 3 p.m. to discuss information about COVID-19 testing in Brookline, adjusting their recommendations for new Centers...

Brookline transitions to pooled testing to mitigate spread of COVID-19

Brookline transitions to pooled testing to mitigate spread of COVID-19

Anisa Sharma, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

Jennifer Barrer-Gall heads down to the clinic at the Old Lincoln School (OLS), where she quickly swabs her nose, seals her sample tightly in a tube and returns to her classroom, expecting to receive her...

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 Markets 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...

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