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10 things you need to know about studying for midyears

10 things you need to know about studying for midyears

Renata Shen, News Breaking & Longform Managing Editor

January 21, 2020

Are you nervous about your midyear exams? No idea where to start studying? Here are some tips from a senior and veteran midyear taker. 1. Okay, first things first. To do well, you ABSOLUTELY need to study—and study thoroughly. Wait... Yes. This one might seem like a no-brainer, but no matter how “easy” your class might be you absolutely must study for all of y...

Teachers shoutout teachers

Teachers shoutout teachers

Yiming Fu and Sophia Stewart

January 18, 2020

Teachers work hard! Here at The Sagamore we want to uplift our community and shout out some of the wonderful teachers at our high school and acknowledge the things they do. We are looking for more teacher shoutouts to post throughout January and February 2020. If you are a teacher or a student...

Freshman cohort system creates division

Freshman cohort system creates division

Anisa Sharma, Contributing Writer

December 7, 2019

My transition to high school was in the front of my mind as we selected our classes in March. I was handed a thick and intimidating course catalog, and it finally hit me that next year, I wouldn’t be returning to Lawrence as I had been for the past eight years. Throughout this past summer, I pondered...

SATIRE: Humble Legacy Headed to Yale

SATIRE: Humble Legacy Headed to Yale

Eve Jones, Contributing Writer

November 25, 2019

At Brookline High School, every student is destined for something different. Some will go to state schools, some to private colleges, some to the workforce, and even some to the military. However, the class of 2022 has a truly special member who already knows what his future holds. Connor Preston Rhodes,...

Personal efforts needed to reduce carbon emissions

Personal efforts needed to reduce carbon emissions

Alice MacGarvie Thompson, Contributing Writer

November 25, 2019

In April 2019, a national survey conducted by Yale showed that the majority of Americans worry about extreme heat, drought, flooding or water sources hurting their local area and that only one in eight Americans believe that it is too late to do something about it. So why do so many of us remain idle...

Fox’s News: Andrew Yang

Fox’s News: Andrew Yang

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

November 3, 2019

Politics is very important. Whether we like it or not, we wake up each morning and head to school because we are legally required to. Our parents pay taxes in part because the state needs money for schools, and we cast a ballot once we turn 18 because the 26th amendment to the United States Constituti...

High school lack tolerance for political diversity

High school lack tolerance for political diversity

Andrew Subach, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2019

The high school prides itself in its accepting, open and progressive community. For the most part, this rings true as we have clubs dedicated to advocating for the rights and issues of many student demographics. However, it is not a coincidence that the Young Republicans Club was forced to shut down du...

Thriftamore: Edition 1 – Allston

Thriftamore: Edition 1 – Allston

Anoushka Mallik and Phoebe Kallaher

October 28, 2019

Building on the tradition of recycling and re-purposing old clothing, thrift stores offer an opportunity to find vintage clothing items for little more than a few dollars. While it can take some time to find your style, thrifting is an awesome way to find unique vintage items for a tiny fraction of wh...

Night of dialogue to show plight of straight people

Night of dialogue to show plight of straight people

Naomi Mirny, Contributing writer

October 25, 2019

This past summer, Boston was a leader on many fronts: sweaty men over 50, delays on the Red Line, and most importantly, recognizing the issues of America’s most oppressed community- heterosexuals.  After thousands of years of being un-oppressed, non-brutalized and never silenced, the straight co...

Fight against climate change goes beyond strike

Fight against climate change goes beyond strike

Emily Trelstad, Opinions Editor

October 25, 2019

Maybe you walked out after B-block on Friday, Sept. 20. Maybe you made signs. Maybe you wore black in solidarity or posted about it on Instagram. Whatever your role, you are probably wondering: what’s next? The beauty of the fight against climate change is that there’s so much that you can do...

Third Democratic debate shows resurgence of moderate values

Third Democratic debate shows resurgence of moderate values

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

September 12, 2019

The third Democratic debate Thursday night was America’s first chance to see the top ten candidates debate on one stage. While the debate featured a good bit of animosity, it was certainly less of a street fight than the last few. Moderate values made a comeback of cinematic proportions today, ...

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