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Lunch and Learn Series adds to diversification of world language classroom conversations

Lunch and Learn Series adds to diversification of world language classroom conversations

Ella Kitterman, News Feature Writing Editor

February 2, 2017

The world language department is making strides to effectively integrate race related conversations into their curricula. This is largely due to the new Identity Curriculum and the Lunch and Learn Series, which were held in every department last year; the mission was to provide students with the opportunity...

Faculty members attend professional day with focus on racial issues

Faculty members attend professional day with focus on racial issues

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin and Lauren Mahoney

November 14, 2016

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, all Brookline educators attended a professional day at the high school focusing on the cycle of racism. Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, a psychologist and educator who has conducted extensive work regarding racial identity and race in education, gave the keynote address. Following Tatum’s...

Students lead discussion on “Asking for Courage” day dedicated to racial issues

Students lead discussion on “Asking for Courage” day dedicated to racial issues

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor

March 19, 2016

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Students and administrators meet in weekly “Lunch and Learn” session to discuss race and inequality

Students and administrators meet in weekly “Lunch and Learn” session to discuss race and inequality

Sara Hogenboom and Sarah Gladstone

February 4, 2016

The “Lunch and Learn” series will be sponsored by a different department or program every week in order to get student feedback on curriculum, practices and ideas for school improvement. The lunch is held in a different location every week. On Feb. 3 the weekly lunch was held in room 384 and was offered as an open discussion of what the high school can do, in general, to be more equitable and inclusive. Anyone can drop into these lunches.

Peeps on the Street: Students discuss protest on inaction regarding race

Peeps on the Street: Students discuss protest on inaction regarding race

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor

January 22, 2016

Dozens of students, teachers and administrators crowded the atrium in response to a protest started by senior Donnaya Brown at the beginning of C-block on Friday, Jan. 22. Brown was calling for action on issues of race and equality as opposed to conversation.

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.

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