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The Sagamore

The student news site of Brookline High School

The Sagamore

The student news site of Brookline High School

The Sagamore

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...

Remote learning creates a feeling of isolation within students lives.

Students and staff continue to fight the negative effects of remote learning

Oliver Hecht, Staff Writer December 6, 2020

Remote learning has brought hours of screen-time, constant changes in schedule and sometimes devastating isolation. The high school, like so many communities, is fighting to combat the COVID-19 pandemic...

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 OConnell 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...

Schools implement extra layer of safety with improved ventilation

Schools implement extra layer of safety with improved ventilation

Zoe Tseng, Sports Managing Editor October 23, 2020

At the start of the pandemic, no one thought we would be out of school for more than a few weeks, let alone seven months. Some were even optimistic during the middle of the summer when plans to return...

Jim Marini speaks about COVID-19 at the BSC meeting.

Brookline School Committee speaks about norms for future meetings

Taj Horowitz and Haden Bottiglieri October 23, 2020

The Brookline School Committee (BSC) held a workshop meeting to go over operating protocols and norms that would help with future meetings’ efficiency. Committee members had many concerns relating to...

Support your local businesses

Support your local businesses

October 22, 2020

The Sagamore is collaborating with Brookline Mutual Aid to contact local businesses and see how they have adapted to conditions under the COVID-19 pandemic.

School Committee discusses transition into hybrid model

School Committee discusses transition into hybrid model

Elena Su, News Managing Editor October 12, 2020

The Brookline School Committee (BSC) convened over Zoom on Thursday, Oct 8 to discuss the Brookline Public Schools’ (BPS) transition into the hybrid model beginning on Oct 20. The BSC revealed plans...

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