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New unleveled history class focuses on collaboration

New unleveled history class focuses on collaboration

Muriel Statman, Opinions Managing Editor

October 25, 2019

World History: Identity, Status, and Power (WHISP) is the new unleveled freshman world history class that has adopted a project-based and collaborative work environment. The social studies department adjusted both the leveling and curriculum of the course to tackle larger social divisions within social ...

Students connect in religious clubs

Students connect in religious clubs

Jamie Martinez, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

During hectic days, it can be difficult to find time to talk about topics that you care about deeply. Imagine being able to settle down in a classroom full of students who care about the same issues as you do. You are given a full hour to debate and express your feelings about how to solve these pro...

PhDs worthwhile for educators in the long run

PhDs worthwhile for educators in the long run

Zoe Videlefsky, Staff Writer

December 3, 2016

“It’s a universal experience that graduate school is hell,” said chemistry teacher Dr. Julia Speyer. Brookline High teachers with PhDs said that getting their doctorate was a grueling process but ultimately worthwhile. A PhD is the most advanced postgraduate degree a student can get. Over t...

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