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Town officials seek to inform community about local politics

Town officials seek to inform community about local politics

Sophia Stewart, Opinions Editor

February 25, 2019

The following interviews were conducted through email with Select Board Chair Neil Wishinsky and Town Meeting member Lauren Bernard. How well do you know your town? Did you know that town governance in Brookline has a distinct political structure that handles issues of critical importance? According to ...

Kimball travels, teaches and shares his knowledge

Kimball travels, teaches and shares his knowledge

Phoebe Kallaher, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

While many have never even left the country, French teacher and Head of Global Trips Andrew Kimball has visited 80 countries and speaks six languages. He has traveled all over Europe, South America and Asia, speaking the local language throughout. Kimball is a knowledgeable traveler who brings his experiences w...

Jewish Student Union informs and encourages discussion

Jewish Student Union informs and encourages discussion

Anoushka Mallik, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

Room 303 is chock-full of food, people and conversations as the Jewish Student Union meeting begins. The National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY), a non-profit Jewish youth organization, is connecting teens who are and who are not Jewish around the country with the Jewish Student Unions that exi...

The Samba Drumming club bonds over their love of rhythm

The Samba Drumming club bonds over their love of rhythm

Elena Su, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

Students are restless. The pep rally is well underway and everybody is anticipating Thanksgiving break, which lies ahead. Shouts of encouragement rise out of the crowd as the members of the Samba Drumming Club file into the center of the Schluntz Gymnasium. With a few emphatic, powerful strikes of t...

Andrews ability to teach both SWS and regular English provides enriching lessons

Andrews ability to teach both SWS and regular English provides enriching lessons

Nina Rogers, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Do not call English teacher John Andrews interesting. Sophomore Eve Jones is in Andrews’ C-block world literature class and believes Andrews has a unique and valuable view on the word. “In class, he doesn’t let us use the word ‘interesting,’” said Jones. “We aren’t allowed to use it in...

World Scholars Cup club hopes to excite and engage

World Scholars Cup club hopes to excite and engage

Jeremy Suh, Staff Writer

January 12, 2019

Less than a year after fate brought them together, they were competing on the global stage. Sophia Maehl, Sophie Tsekov and Julia Riesman have found global success in the World Scholar’s Cup competitions, an international academic competition which quizzes participants on a variety of school subjects...

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