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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...

Q&A with Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III

Q&A with Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III

Emma Kahn, News Editor

June 11, 2018

What issues are closest to your heart and why? I think broadly speaking, the role of our government is to try to make sure that every person in this country gets to make the most of what they got, so that means that they have a chance to succeed, it means that they’ve got a chance to provide for ...

Artists give advice to aspiring underclassmen

Artists give advice to aspiring underclassmen

Emma Kahn, News Writing Editor

April 23, 2018

Close your eyes and listen: there is beautiful music floating through the air. Open your eyes and look: incredible pieces of art line the walls with no end in sight. Where are you? A concert hall? A museum? No. You are simply at Brookline High School, a school filled with incredible artists. How...

Quiz Show team advances to semifinals with stunning victory

Quiz Show team advances to semifinals with stunning victory

Daisy Elliot, Opinions Writing Editor

April 14, 2018

Cheering fans, poster signs and clapping filled the air in what sounded like a high school sports game, but it was something else: a televised quiz show. On April 7, the high school’s quiz bowl team defeated Thayer Academy’s team 395-320 on WGBH High School Quiz Show, hosted by Billy Costa, in ...

Midterm creation process varies across departments

Midterm creation process varies across departments

Emma Kahn, News Writing Editor

January 24, 2018

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year again: midyear exams. Students complain vocally about the struggles of studying for these exams, but most do not consider how what they call “torture” is created. The process of creating midyear exams is different from department to department, with varying...

Baker teacher named finalist for Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science

Baker teacher named finalist for Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science

Emma Kahn, News Writing Editor

October 15, 2017

  PHOTOS CONTRIBUTED BY LAURA RICHARDSON   Most first grade classes consist of finger painting, reading groups and arithmetic. Laura Richardson’s first grade class consists of a room full of live insects, lessons on coding and robotics and video chats with classrooms in China. ...

Absence of AP English Classes Sparks Debate

Emma Kahn, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

  While the English department offers a variety of courses, unlike many other high schools, AP English is not among them. Still, many students take one or both of the AP English exams. According to English Curriculum Coordinator Mary Burchenal, AP English classes are less important than fostering a...

A capella groups provide insight on misconceptions

A capella groups provide insight on misconceptions

Emma Kahn, Staff Writer

January 12, 2017

Perfect Pitch and Note-A-Fy: two all-girls a cappella groups, fighting for the top a cappella spot at the high school. Are they rivals? Not so much. Contrary to popular belief and the fact that they are often compared to each other, Perfect Pitch and Note-A-Fy are actually more similar than not....

Eliana Freeman

Eliana Freeman

Emma Kahn, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

Eliana Freeman Special Education teacher Eliana Freeman spends most of her time in Pathways and in small group English classes. She enjoys dancing, psychology and education. What is something interesting you did this summer? This summer I went to Portugal with my family, which was nice because we haven...

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