The Sagamore

BSSCC facilitates feelings of comfort

BSSCC facilitates feelings of comfort
May 16, 2012

Located in the Baldwin School in Chestnut Hill, the modest building shared with Winthrop House sits slightly pushed back off of the road, surrounded by two playground sets and approximately 1.5 acres of...

Invisible Children club enters transition

Invisible Children club enters transition
April 25, 2012

The school is host to dozens of clubs, but none of them have experienced controversy and transformation like the Invisible Children club has in recent weeks. The club, which has worked with the nonprofit...

Pat’s retirement means loss of an icon

Pat's retirement means loss of an icon
April 13, 2012

High school seems so vast, a sea of faces, classes and information rushing past you. We learn and forget simultaneously. We form friendships and watch them dissolve. That is why any society must have...

Room 309: Decor in Wheeler and Grant’s classroom serves as teaching tool

Social studies teachers Mark Wheeler (left) and Robert Grant (right) cover their classroom’s walls with an eclectic collection of their keepsakes, trinkets and memories.
April 13, 2012

“It’s nice to have an eyeful here because, you know, you can’t be listening all the time,” said Grant. “Yeah, definitely,” replied Wheeler, nodding his head in agreement. An ‘eyeful,’...

Ms. Holman’s entry plan

April 11, 2012

Dear BHS Community: During the interview process, a Sagamore reporter asked, “What will be your first undertaking if you become Headmaster?” I instinctively said, “To listen.” This plain answer...

SWS English opens its doors

Senior Jeremy Stanhope (left), a mainstream student, and sophomore Jordan Underwood (right), of SWS, enjoy SWS English class. (Photo by Matthew Goroff)
March 28, 2012

Two years ago, the gateway for mainstream students to take School Within a School English classes creaked open. Seniors Chernet Sisay and Jeremy Stanhope are among the mainstream students who are...

Between the lines: Why students don’t read

Between the lines: Why students don't read
March 28, 2012

It is a problem that spans generations, its causes changing with each year that passes. Both students and faculty at the school are asking the same age-old question: why aren’t kids reading? The problem...

Coca-Cola kid: more than just a label

Junior Phil Jacobson stores candy bars and soda cans in his third floor locker. (Photo by Branden Miles)
March 20, 2012

The junior hallway is quite the scene in between classes. Peering through the mass of shuffling bodies, you might be able to spot one of the more unique members of the school community: a spectacled,...

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