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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 Club Fair, where clubs call out to prospective members by offering candy, baked goods and information about the clubs function, took place on Oct. 8.  The high school has over 100 registered clubs and activities.

Potential clubs face difficult approval process

Jason Altshuler, Staff Writer November 7, 2015

At the high school, new clubs are created every year. From fundraising organizations to sports teams or music groups, founding a club is a popular way for students to add an activity they are passionate...

Senior publishes memoir on concussion experience

Senior publishes memoir on concussion experience

February 28, 2015

Part way through last year, senior Lindsey Glass realized that due to a concussion she suffered freshman year, she would not able to read the required amount for her American Literature class. Glass...

Spain trip aims to immerse students in culture

Spain trip aims to immerse students in culture

February 13, 2015

Rarely are high school students given the opportunity to explore a sprawling castle, sightsee at a famous aqueduct or travel to one of the world’s most famous museums. Alongside a rigorous academic experience,...

Website aids students in navigating the high school

Website aids students in navigating the high school

February 7, 2015

by Chris Bell Last year, like most other freshmen, sophomore Alex Feinstein struggled with finding the locations of his classrooms. Then, he had an idea: use his love of coding to try to solve the...

Young Republican Club raises awareness for party’s position

December 18, 2014

By Izzy Meyers It’s the middle of a typical history class debate, the topic anything from economic reform in the 1900s to the controversial actions of a president. For many students, the decision...

Day in the life: Krissie Fraser, video extraordinaire

Day in the life: Krissie Fraser, video extraordinaire

November 9, 2014

by Alua Noyan Thursday, October 23 Along with teaching Digital Video, Television Production and Documentary Filmmaking classes, Krissie Fraser runs the Race Reels series and the Production House, a...

The description of the Sex+BHS page. The creators of the page set out to ensure that students were  educated about sexual health in a manner that did not encourage repressing sexuality.

New “Sex+BHS” page opens dialogue about sexuality

July 7, 2014

A group of students crowd around a bulletin board in the hallway. Some take pictures with their phones. Others whisper heatedly to each other, or just laugh and point. Some want to take the poster...

Food Trucks

Food Trucks

May 28, 2014

[su_box title="Beacon Street and Chestnut Hill Avenue"]Roxy’s Grilled Cheese food truck sells five unique grilled cheese options made with only the freshest available ingredients. Each grilled cheese...

Rebecca Krane ‘13 teaching at Hebrew at Gateways, one of several activities she did during her gap year. More students are now choosing to take a gap year. Photo provided by Nancy Mager.

Taking a year before attending college offers new perspectives

May 28, 2014

While most seniors next fall will haul large suitcases up the stairs to their new dorms, exchange numbers with their roommates and worry if they are going to make any friends at welcome week, there are...

 Joseph and Molly Louison. Joseph Louison was very close to his family members, who always worked to support him. Throughout his life, he always found ways to communicate his positivity, energy and affection to those around him. He was strong, and he will be dearly missed. Photo provided by Callie McLaughlin.

Remembering Joseph Louison’s warm spirit

Sofia Tong, Staff Writer May 28, 2014

When Joseph Louison, known to many as Joe, was little, he was always running. He would run to school, run in between classes to say hi to a teacher he was close with and barrel down sidewalks laughing...

Rachel Eio teaches Japanese at Brookline High School

Japanese teacher combines culture and language

Sam Klein, Opinions Layout Editor January 31, 2014

When an eighth grader signs up for Japanese I because of his or her love for anime, Japanese teacher Rachel Eio accepts this interest in Japanese culture and uses it to spark interest in the language. “I’m...

Calculus Project lives on

Sofia Tong, Staff Writer December 18, 2013

Before he took action, 60 to 70 percent of African-American students in Geometry Honors dropped down to Geometry Standard by second quarter every year, former Dean of Students Adrian Mims said. “They...

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