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Lunar New Year photo gallery 2018

Lunar New Year photo gallery 2018

Sidonie Brown, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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Baking with Susanna: Espresso cinnamon rolls

Baking with Susanna: Espresso cinnamon rolls

Susanna Kemp, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase

I’m impatient when it comes to breakfast. I eat cereal almost every morning, and I hardly ever make pancakes because I don’t feel like waiting half an hour after I wake up before I can eat. I’ll be honest, these cinnamon rolls still take about an hour and a half, but most cinnamon roll recipes ...

What type of vacation traveler are you?

What type of vacation traveler are you?

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin, News Multimedia Managing Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase

https://www.playbuzz.com/saschaw10/what-type-of-vacation-traveller-are-you

Girls hockey builds team with Newton South

Girls hockey builds team with Newton South

Lauren Liang, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Girls Hockey, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

At first glance it seems like a normal high school hockey game: different colored jerseys distinguish the two teams who fight to get the puck across their opponent goal line. But, looking closer, the jerseys are not only the proud red and blue of the high school, but also the bright orange of Newton Sou...

Dance teacher takes on new role as ski team coach

Dance teacher takes on new role as ski team coach

Milena Kitterman, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Skiing, Sports, Winter Sports

If you have been to a ski race this year, you are sure to have seen new ski coach Mayra Hernandez enthusiastically cheering on her racers and congratulating them as they finish their runs. For a team that has had three different coaches in four years, creating a sense of unity and camaraderie on th...

Puerto Rican students join the Brookline community after hurricane

Puerto Rican students join the Brookline community after hurricane

Chloe Mckim Jepsen, Longform Managing Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, News, Showcase

Darwin Fernández de la Cruz sits in the Steps to Success [STEPS] room, finishing his homework. This normal Brookline scene contrasts the frenzied days he spent in September when a hurricane flooded his house and devastated the Caribbean island that was the only home he had ever known. The 17-year-ol...

Architects involve students and teachers in renovation plans

Architects involve students and teachers in renovation plans

Susanna Kemp, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

For all of you whose biggest pet peeve is getting stuck in the narrow halls behind a group of meandering students spread across the hallway, you’re in luck. Well, you yourself might not be, but future Brookline High School students will, because the renovation plans for the school include wider co...

Review: Pippin

Review: Pippin

Amanda Kravitz, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

A young boy is sleeping in the middle of the stage as voices begin to echo, “Pippin, everything you have been looking for” and “you are not very smart, Pippin.” I was curious if this was a dream or real life as the narrators appeared on stage to set the scene of this year’s musical. As me...

Poetry Out Loud 2018

Poetry Out Loud 2018

Madison Sklaver, Staff Writer

February 3, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

As the judges huddle in the corner, conferring, contestants wait. Some look relieved, but most are anxious. Some chat with one another, others stare off into space and bounce their legs up and down, patiently waiting to find out who won. On Feb. 1, 17 students of all grades performed and competed at t...

Students tackle improving high school reproductive services

Students tackle improving high school reproductive services

Muriel Statman, Staff Writer

February 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

For years students have been taught that there are two ways to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unwanted pregnancy: contraceptives and abstinence. Although this may seem like an easy and straightforward task, many additional variables can make safe sex difficult. The high school ...

UrbanPlan project exposes students to work in local government

UrbanPlan project exposes students to work in local government

Jordan Watts, News Writing Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The government of the United States was, and still is, truly revolutionary, and it has served as a model for many other countries around the world since its creation. The Advanced Placement United States Government and Politics class focuses on many of the broad aspects of U.S. government, but what ex...

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