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Breaking: Holman writes email about potential new position to community

Breaking: Holman writes email about potential new position to community

Cleo Falvey, Arts Writing Editor

February 4, 2016

In an email sent to parents of Brookline High School students, Headmaster Deborah Holman explained that she is currently a finalist for the job of Principal at Marblehead High School. According to the email, below, Holman wrote that she is contemplating moving on professionally, and is grateful to the...

Students seek change in second atrium sit-in

Students seek change in second atrium sit-in

Leon Yang, Sports Writing Editor

January 29, 2016

Senior Donnaya Brown once again helped facilitate a sit-in event that was a continuation of a similar event last week. According to Brown, this week the focus is on getting feedback from students about the change that they hope to see at the high school.

Peeps on the Street: Students discuss protest on inaction regarding race

Peeps on the Street: Students discuss protest on inaction regarding race

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor

January 22, 2016

Dozens of students, teachers and administrators crowded the atrium in response to a protest started by senior Donnaya Brown at the beginning of C-block on Friday, Jan. 22. Brown was calling for action on issues of race and equality as opposed to conversation.

Teachers continue to protest lack of contract

Teachers continue to protest lack of contract

Lizzy Filine, Arts Writing Editor

January 22, 2016

A month after the first teacher demonstration, high school teachers and staff members gathered once again in front of the high school on Thursday, Jan. 21 to raise awareness about the lack of a contract from the Brookline School Committee.

Senior calls for action on race and equality in protest

Senior calls for action on race and equality in protest

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor

January 22, 2016

Senior Donnaya Brown sits in protest in the atrium with juniors KeiAntey Gamble and Destiny David. Photo by Kendall McGowan/Sagamore staff.

MLK assembly focuses on challenging institutional racism

MLK assembly focuses on challenging institutional racism

Jake Brodsky and Chris Bell

January 21, 2016

By channeling the former leader of the civil rights movement, speakers challenged the audience on how they would deal with racial issues, both in Brookline and around the country.

UPDATED MIDYEARS 2016 SCHEDULE

UPDATED MIDYEARS 2016 SCHEDULE

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor

January 20, 2016

Find the rooms and times for your 2016 midyears on this tentative schedule.

Gap Year Fair details post-high school opportunities

Gap Year Fair details post-high school opportunities

Jillian Goldstein and Izzy Gonzalez

January 17, 2016

The concept of graduating from high school can be daunting, especially when you’re unsure of what lies ahead of you. However, many people believe that taking a gap year is the perfect way to focus on what is really important to you, and to discover which of the many work fields you want to pursue ...

Members of the community express their opinions on race after claims of prejudice and discrimination in the Brookline Police Department

Members of the community express their opinions on race after claims of prejudice and discrimination in the Brookline Police Department

Bertina Xue, Arts Layout Editor

January 14, 2016

Steps to Success adviser Dan Arroyo “I grew up facing a lot of different racial terms, situations and if anybody has some shade on their skin, they know what I’m talking about. For all my allies and friends who are White, caucasian, any other color you want to speak about, you’ll never know wha...

Town hall protest in support of Brookline police officers

Town hall protest in support of Brookline police officers

Maya Morris, Photographer

January 13, 2016

Brookline residents came to Town Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 12th to protest in support of police officers Prentice Pilot and Estifanos Zerai-Misgun. Protestors demanded that the officers be given paid administrative leave during the investigation into their file for racial discrimination in the Brooklin...

Peeps on the Street: Community reacts to second advisory lesson addressing race

Peeps on the Street: Community reacts to second advisory lesson addressing race

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor

January 13, 2016

On Tuesday, Jan. 12 all advisories participated in a second lesson addressing race.

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