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Chinese Exchange students reflect on school differences

Chinese Exchange students reflect on school differences

Yiming Fu, Opinions Editor

October 29, 2018

More than 7,000 miles separate the city of the Terracotta Warriors from the birthplace of the American Revolution that we call home. A group of nine sophomores from Gaoxin No.1 High School in Xi’an, China arrived at the high school in early September as part of the China Exchange program. They will sta...

Teacher Feature: Stacy Kissel

Teacher Feature: Stacy Kissel

Sandeep Gingipalli, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

Finland. Japan. Taiwan. The Czech Republic. These places only give a small glimpse into the many countries that travel-enthusiast and freshman physics teacher Stacy Kissel has visited. For the second semester of the school year, Kissel will embark on yet another journey, this one to China, as a part of...

Terracotta Warrior statues link Brookline and China

Terracotta Warrior statues link Brookline and China

Maddie Kennedy, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017

“Wouldn’t it be the coolest to buy two of these life size ones?” former headmaster Dr. Bob Weintraub asked. When you enter the atrium, you are immediately greeted by two Terracotta Warrior statues towering high on pedestals. These statues were purchased at The Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor...

Exchange students experience America

Exchange students experience America

Karen Zhang, Contributing Writer

December 12, 2017

For the past two weeks, Chinese exchange (CHEX) students and their host siblings have been busy preparing for Halloween. Last Thursday we carved pumpkins. We were put into groups of two that consisted of a CHEX student and their host sibling. We carved faces out of pumpkins using spoons and knives. Each g...

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