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Matt Murphy’s

Matt Murphy’s

April 9, 2014


Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

Matt Murphy’s sits tucked away in Brookline Village, across the street from Starbucks and only a stone’s throw away from the high school. It caters mostly to middle-aged couples, but it is a nice upscale break from traditional student fare. Matt Murphy’s is a great place to have a dinner fill...

Gender imbalances minimally affect courses

February 12, 2014


Filed under News

Administrators do their best to create classes with equal amounts of males and females, but for optional courses this often is not possible. As a result, gender ratios in electives are often very skewed. Junior Jared Shanks is the only male student in his intermediate modern/jazz dance class. Shanks...

Students urge a call to unified action at annual MLK assembly

Students urge a call to unified action at annual MLK assembly

January 16, 2014


Filed under News

The annual Martin Luther King Day assembly in Schluntz Gymnasium began with a performance of "America the Beautiful" by the school's combined three choir groups. [su_lightbox src="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5mnU5mojkiw"][su_button] Click here to watch. [/su_button][/su_lightbox] Headmaster ...

Jared Shanks, junior

Jared Shanks, junior

December 9, 2013


Filed under Blogs

  "Three hours on a Wednesday." Ethan Roubenoff can be contacted at bhs.sagamore@gmail.com...

MUN Goes to Berlin: Day 1

November 20, 2013


Filed under News

Finally made it. Took near 16 hours, but we're here. Berlin is an amazing place. Even on a Tuesday night everything is bright, open late and bustling. For dinner we had sausages from a little shop on the street by our hotel (eine Rostbratwurst, mit Sempf und Ketschup, bitte or one Rostbratwurst with mustard and ketchup) and shawarma from a Turkish place. Everything here is delicious. I ...

Sarah Pratt, senior

Sarah Pratt, senior

November 18, 2013


Filed under Blogs

Seen in the quad. Ethan Roubenoff can be contacted at bhs.sagamore@gmail.com...

Max Strom, sophomore

Max Strom, sophomore

November 18, 2013


Filed under Blogs

"I'm out to be an obnoxious liberal arts major like everyone else in my grade. It's an issue between wanting to do better in school versus what I'm willing to put in, so I've actually had to put in the effort. You could say the struggle is real." Well what is it, exactly, that you want to do with you...

Staff and students show their Halloween spirit

Staff and students show their Halloween spirit

October 31, 2013


Filed under News

Staff costumes This year, the math department paid homage to a viral video sensation, the social studies department took inspiration from SyFy's Sharknado and the science department went to a 1980s prom. For the first time, the English department (not pictured) also decided on a theme: Scrabble p...

Georgiana Pagounis

Georgiana Pagounis

October 16, 2013


Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

Photos by Ethan Roubenoff Junior Georgiana Pagounis unrolls a thick scroll of paper and gingerly presses it flat on the table. It is a drawing of a shirt, done in charcoal. The lines are sculpted with a surgeon’s precision, and the depth of the shading makes it look like an actual shirt lying on the t...

Freshmen welcomed to school

Freshmen welcomed to school

September 9, 2013


Filed under News

Ethan Roubenoff can be contacted at bhs.sagamore@gmail.com

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