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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 ...

Black History Month Speaker Series: Marc Antoine Lavarin ‘09

Black History Month Speaker Series: Marc Antoine Lavarin ‘09

Graham Krewinghaus, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

Marc Antoine Lavarin ‘09 stood in the front of the MLK room, idly chatting with his old history teacher, Malcolm Cawthorne, as people slowly filtered in, filling the seats and subsequently standing in the back once no seats reamained. He was the day’s speaker for the Black History Month Speaker Ser...

Graphic designer follows dual passions of sports and art

Graphic designer follows dual passions of sports and art

Oliver Fox, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

Paintbrushes and pencils are in the past. For senior Sergei LeFaivre, digital design is the future. By turning his passion for sports into modern graphic designs, LeFaivre has grown into a skilled artist spurred by his own athletic interests. Because of his Boston upbringing, LeFaivre was supportin...

AOM: Nairi Harumi

AOM: Nairi Harumi

Aryn Lee, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Starting a business and learning real-world skills in high school is not the first thing that pops into the minds of most students. For junior Nairi Harumi, however, this was the case. Inspired by expensive necklaces she liked but did not want to spend money on, Harumi decided to make her own. Wh...

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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