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Maxwell Greenberg

Gem Nielsen, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

Social studies teacher Maxwell Greenberg has taught history before, but is new to Brookline High School. He spends a lot of his time traveling to different places around the world, and reading tons of books. Interestingly, Greenberg didn't always love the subject of history. Why did you begin teaching...

Tom Mylchreest

Tom Mylchreest

Nina Bingham, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

Thomas Mylchreest is an economics teacher at the high school. He grew up in England and has taught for five years in Manchester. He has experience working with children in foster care programs. After high school, he visited Australia, Greece, Germany, France, and Monaco, but listed Boston as his favorite...

Christen Fanelli

Christen Fanelli

Eva Georgaklis, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

School psychologist Christen Fanelli grew up in Westchester County, New York, and currently lives in Salem, Massachusetts. She loves to go on hikes, swims, and runs with her dog. She is excited to be a help to the students of the high school, and her favorite part of the school is walking through the...

Ivonne Grunseich

Ivonne Grunseich

Charlotte Foote, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

When you were younger did you always want to become a teacher? Especially a math teacher? Yes. I did know pretty early on that I wanted to become a math teacher. My first real job when I was fourteen was as an educator at an aquarium. From then on I kind of knew that I wanted to go into the educati...

Asking for Courage day adapts to new schedule

Asking for Courage day adapts to new schedule

Alex Fung, Jake Zucker, and Peter Finnerty

February 10, 2020

With the high school on a completely new schedule and divided across two buildings, participants in Asking for Courage Day 2019 adapted to many changes. During Asking for Courage Day, classes at the high school teach lessons or attend assemblies discussing race. The split school and new schedule...

New advisory program encourages student connections

New advisory program encourages student connections

Graham Krewinghaus, News Editor

January 31, 2020

The high school had many changes to make before receiving this year’s freshman class at Old Lincoln School (OLS). The schedule was reworked, many teachers moved campuses and classes were modified. Subsequently, for the class of 2023, the traditional 9th grade experience has shifted from prior years. The...

Lunar New Year becomes Category I holiday in Brookline

Lunar New Year becomes Category I holiday in Brookline

Peter Finnerty and Jake Zucker

January 31, 2020

Lunar New Year is celebrated by many families with Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese or other Asian heritage. On Thursday, Jan. 9, Brookline made history by becoming one of the first towns to recognize Lunar New Year as a Category I holiday. This change was passed unanimously by the Brookline School Committee. Two...

Six Life Hacks

Six Life Hacks

Jeremy Suh, News Editor

January 21, 2020

[align="center"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ja0Q0mHMI8&feature=youtu.be[/video] Would you like to know how to instantly chill your room temperature water bottle? Need to unwrinkle your clothes but don't really know how to iron? News Editor Jeremy Suh shares six little life hacks to make vastly...

Alum introduces Brookline to new farming techniques

Alum introduces Brookline to new farming techniques

Nick Cloney, News Managing Editor

January 14, 2020

Massachusetts isn’t exactly known for its farming capabilities. Between its varied terrain, harsh winters and short growing seasons, many obstacles stand in the way of the state producing much agriculturally. But Jack Levine ‘16 is working to change that. Levine felt that his experience in high...

Staff network helps students fight substance abuse

Elena Su, Arts Editor

January 10, 2020

Every day, about 7,800 Americans try illicit substances for the first time. Over half of these new users are under age 18, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Each year, the country pays a heavy price in the form of lives cut tragically short: a reported 5,455 people aged 15-24 died ...

Freshman campus separates guidance counselor team

Freshman campus separates guidance counselor team

Madison Sklaver, Regulars Managing Editor

January 10, 2020

How do you rearrange the guidance counselors to account for the Old Lincoln School (OLS) campus but still keep everyone happy? The guidance department was faced with the challenge of rearranging staff and redistributing caseloads this year. They hope changes can be made so they can do their jobs to...

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