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Stereotypes fail to take wind out of team’s sails

Stereotypes fail to take wind out of team’s sails

Zoe Tseng, Staff Writer

June 12, 2019

Ever have one of those days when things just aren’t going your way? You woke up late, forgot your lunch, and then rush to school to find a pop quiz waiting for you?  Well, for the sailing team, this is similar to what has been happening to them. The sailing team started their season late with their first race...

Liz Whitehead

Liz Whitehead

May 24, 2019

Teacher to thank: social studies teacher Kristen Murphy "What I really admire about her is that she forces her students to think from a less Brookline-y, liberal perspective. I think she definitely helped me to be more confident and more decisive in what I say and what I believe in. She taught me ...

Lizzie Cho

Lizzie Cho

May 24, 2019

Teacher to thank: science teacher Julia Speyer "I had her for chemistry sophomore year and then for AP Chemistry junior year. The way she taught chemistry was very well -  she makes us see the content firsthand for ourselves. She’ll just teach us through the problems if we don’t understand...

Andrew Sood

Andrew Sood

May 24, 2019

Teacher to thank: math teacher Shoshanna Kostant "I had her for two years in math - last year and this year - and she’s a really, really good teacher and person too. She’s really relaxed but gets the job done."

Kays Laouar

Kays Laouar

May 24, 2019

Teacher to thank: math teacher David Knott "Math is pretty hard. It was pretty hard for me until I had a teacher explain things so well that I didn’t have to take notes. I was inspired by his enthusiasm in class everyday. He has the ability to explain things so well, especially to someone who might ...

Alicia Meshulam

Alicia Meshulam

May 24, 2019

Teacher to thank: world language teacher Andrew Kimball "He really has a love of the language and it really just spreads to all of us. He’s charismatic. Although we learn a lot about the culture and the language, {his classroom} is a really open and friendly environment and very fun."...

Ernesto Castelli Perez

Ernesto Castelli Perez

May 24, 2019

Teacher to thank: English teacher Karen Harris "{I admire} her sweetness and care for others. One time, I was really sad - I talked to her about it, and she was helpful. She was there for me when I needed it. Thank you Karen for everything you have done for me and being my school mom."...

E-block

Emma Kahn, Natalie Jew, and Yuen Ting Chow

April 7, 2019

Assembly on Intersectionality During E-block, the Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium served a different purpose than it did for the “Telling Our Stories” blocks. It was transformed from a place of quiet respect for students and staff opening up to the school to a place where a lively, engaging and thought-...

Academic Honesty: To Cheat or Not to Cheat

Academic Honesty: To Cheat or Not to Cheat

Sofia Reynoso, News Managing Editor

February 2, 2019

Although the room is silent, taking a test can be a chaotic moment, as you puzzle over complex equations or tricky verb conjugations. Some students decide that, instead of struggling on a question, they would rather turn to their neighbor and copy their responses. This obvious breach of academic inte...

C-block

Yiming Fu, Alex Fung, Anoushka Mallik, and Emma Kahn

December 12, 2018

Latino Immigration “His hellos are in another language,” senior Diego Echeverria de Cordova recited. “Illegal!” the crowd roared back. A group of students gave an immersive presentation about illegal immigration on Tuesday, Dec. 11 during C-block. Senior Isabella Moros managed the assem...

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