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Movie Review: Sierra Burgess is a Loser

Movie Review: Sierra Burgess is a Loser

Becky Perelman, Sports Managing Editor

November 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, electives, Movie Review

Claire Standish and John Bender, Ferris Bueller and Sloane Peterson, Samantha Baker and Jake Ryan, and now Sierra Burgess and Jamey. Every romantic high school movie has those two characters that you root for to fall in love. From the very beginning, you know that they will end up together and it is ...

Jeremy Suh competes at international level in taekwondo

Jeremy Suh competes at international level in taekwondo

Becky Perelman, Sports Writing Editor

June 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

When you think of a high school athlete, your mind may not immediately jump to a martial artist. However, sophomore Jeremy Suh has found taekwondo, a Korean martial art characterised by its emphasis on kicks, to be his calling.   Suh began to learn taekwondo at the age of eight and his passion has grown...

Trump not fit for presidency

Trump not fit for presidency

Becky Perelman, Sports Writing Editor

May 6, 2018


Filed under Opinions

President Donald J. Trump’s presidency has gotten off to a rocky start. The White House has already been hit with countless controversies and scandals. Trump has been sued more than 135 times since taking office. He has been accused of treason and collusion with Russia, and called a bigot for h...

Chemical health policy stricter than state’s

Chemical health policy stricter than state’s

Sophia Stewart, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

Since the 90s, the high school has enforced a chemical health policy that is more strict than the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA), specifically in regards to the statement: “in the presence of” controlled substances. The MIAA details the minimum punishments for athlete violations....

Administration alerts school to recent offensive incidents, encourages discussion

Administration alerts school to recent offensive incidents, encourages discussion

Becky Perelman, Sports Writing Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Two questions have come up in light of recent events at the high school and in the world: does everyone feel safe and how do we educate others? On Feb. 25, Headmaster Anthony Meyer emailed the high school community about two recent events that happened at the high school over break. According to t...

Stickers on technology provide area to broadcast opinions and interests

Stickers on technology provide area to broadcast opinions and interests

Becky Perelman, Staff Writer

February 4, 2017


Filed under Arts, Peeps on the Street, Showcase

Freshman Grace Sokolow showcases a pro-choice sticker on her phone, a symbol for women's rights and their own choices regarding their bodies. “My mom went to a rally and she got a sticker. I also had a Planned Parenthood support sticker,” said Sokolow.   Sophomore Annie DiAdamo’s sticker is...

Recap: ExCEL program’s Thanksgiving fundraiser

Recap: ExCEL program’s Thanksgiving fundraiser

Becky Perelman, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

  Tuesday, Nov. 22, is the time of the year for the teachers and the students of ExCEL program to wake up at 5 a.m. and cook a Thanksgiving lunch for the high school staff.   Vendola says that the ExCEL Thanksgiving is on its ninth year.   “We get here at 5 a.m. the Tuesda...

Thato Mwosa

Thato Mwosa

Becky Perelman, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Thato Mwosa teaches Digital Video, Documentary and Film History, and TV Production. Mwosa previously worked at Boston Public Schools for seven years. She is from Botswana, Africa and graduated from Emerson College. What was something interesting you did this summer? My husband and I first went to...

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