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MLK assembly focuses on challenging institutional racism

MLK assembly focuses on challenging institutional racism

Jake Brodsky and Chris Bell

January 21, 2016

By channeling the former leader of the civil rights movement, speakers challenged the audience on how they would deal with racial issues, both in Brookline and around the country.

Frequent fire alarms attributed to various causes

Frequent fire alarms attributed to various causes

Chris Bell, Opinions Editor

December 1, 2015

  Since the start of the school year there have been a total five fire-related incidents, two of which were drills, and three of which were legitimate causes of concern for the fire department. According to Assistant Headmaster Hal Mason, the fire department decides independently when they want to have a fire drill at the High ...

Peeps on the Street: What did you think about the summer reading?

Peeps on the Street: What did you think about the summer reading?

Louie Goldsmith and Chris Bell

September 14, 2015

“['American Born Chinese'] was about a young boy of Chinese descent who moves to America and his struggles to identify with his culture and acclimate to his climate. I thought the book covered an interesting topic that there isn’t really enough about. There is so little about Asian culture in th...

Architect and designer hold meeting to discuss building expansion concepts

March 3, 2015

by Chris Bell An open meeting was held Monday to discuss potential solutions to the high school’s impending student boom. Designers and architects described general ideas for a future building construction. They stressed that no decisions have been made yet. Educational planner Philip Poinelli...

Website aids students in navigating the high school

Website aids students in navigating the high school

February 7, 2015

by Chris Bell Last year, like most other freshmen, sophomore Alex Feinstein struggled with finding the locations of his classrooms. Then, he had an idea: use his love of coding to try to solve the problem. Feinstein created a website that serves as an interactive map of the high school. The website...

Jazz musicians find niche in Music Collective

Jazz musicians find niche in Music Collective

January 21, 2015

by Chris Bell The quote by the novelist Françoise Sagan, “Jazz is an intensified feeling of nonchalance,” is the only way to describe the atmosphere surrounding the school’s Jazz Band, now renamed the Music Collective. The ambiance at the Music Collective is relaxed, but behind the scenes th...

ROM: Shanghai Jade

ROM: Shanghai Jade

December 18, 2014

by Rosa Stern Pait and Chris Bell 1374 Beacon St. Brookline, MA 02446 (617) 783-1018 Mon-Thurs 11:30a.m.- 10p.m. Fri - Sun 11:30a.m. - 11p.m. One fruit smoothie was a fresh blend of real ingredients, while another tasted like bubble gum. The wonton soup was rich, while other soups lacked fl...

Frisbee enthusiasts ready to launch team

Frisbee enthusiasts ready to launch team

November 8, 2014

A plastic disc whizzes through the air, soaring high and landing on the fresh cut dark green grass. With every throw, people converse and relax with their friends, until the game starts and then there is no time for chatting. The game of frisbee might be a pastime for some, but for the members of the...

New Teacher Q&A: Andrea Lynch, Transitions

New Teacher Q&A: Andrea Lynch, Transitions

October 9, 2014

By Chris Bell What inspired you to come to BHS? I came here mainly because I was a long term sub and I met students and staff here. I never thought I would go into education, I went to BHS, and my mom worked here. I think that BHS is a special place and I believe that Transitions is a good examp...

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