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Meet the a capella groups: Testostatones

Meet the a capella groups: Testostatones

Iman Khan, Arts Managing Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Video

The Testostatones meet during X-block and on Sunday nights. If you are interested in joining, the auditions will be held on May 29 through June 1.

Meet the a cappella groups: Note-A-Fy

Meet the a cappella groups: Note-A-Fy

Iman Khan, Arts Managing Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Video

Note-A-Fy meets on Thursday and Sunday nights. If you are interested in joining, auditions will be held on April 30 and May 1, 2 and 4 from 3-5 p.m.  

Guide to Asking for Courage Day (12/5)

Guide to Asking for Courage Day (12/5)

Iman Khan, Arts Managing Editor

December 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

MUSLIM IDENTITY ASSEMBLY (A-block/Black Box) Come to the Muslim Identity Assembly during A-block in the Black Box. There will be a panel of students, alumni and organization representatives who will cover topics such as islamophobia, terrorism, Countering Violent Terrorism, modesty and more. This is ...

This year’s retiring teachers

This year’s retiring teachers

June 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Two teachers are retiring this year: dance and yoga teacher Kathleen Exar and health and fitness teacher Roberta Skoff. Read about their time at the high school and watch videos of their students and colleagues speaking about them below.

Student clarifies the meaning of the headscarf/Hijab Tutorial

Student clarifies the meaning of the headscarf/Hijab Tutorial

Iman Khan, Arts Writing Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Arts, Editorials, Opinions, Showcase

https://youtu.be/B8VbR94rDRE “Does your dad ever hit you?” “So… you must not date because of the whole....scarf thing.” “Did your brother make you wear that?” “Are you going to have an arranged marriage?” “You must be REALLY conservative.” “Honey, you can tak...

ROM: Juice Reviews

ROM: Juice Reviews

Iman Khan, Arts Writing Editor

January 19, 2017


Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews, Showcase

For the Blitz, The Sagamore reviewed and compared three juice bars. Here's what we thought. As healthy foods become more popular, juice places around Brookline have begun providing the trendy products. We visited several juice bars to see how they stacked up: Pure Cold Press, located in Cooli...

Manhater Gazette sparks feminist discourse

Manhater Gazette sparks feminist discourse

Iman Khan, Arts Writing Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Maybe you’ve seen the pamphlet, or maybe you visited their content-rich website.  Maybe you’ve seen the shirts.  Maybe you’ve just heard the word around the high school: Manhater. The Manhater Gazette is a student-run online and print publication that features articles about feminism. Thro...

AOM: Jimmy Ricks

AOM: Jimmy Ricks

Iman Khan, Arts Writing Editor

October 25, 2016


Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

He watches the scene around him: the different people. The range of women, varying in height, race, body shape and more. He observes the world surrounding him and proceeds to put his vision on a small sheet in his notebook. Every stroke of his pencil is purposeful in order to create something that his vi...

Dress restrictions provide students with confidence and individuality

Dress restrictions provide students with confidence and individuality

Iman Khan, Staff Writer

May 31, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

The sun scorches as students trudge from class to class. Nearly everyone embraces the new season with bare arms, pulling out tank tops, shorts and flip flops. In the middle of the crowd, stands a girl wearing a long-sleeved shirt and jeans. Despite standing out, she confidently joins the throngs of bare-legge...

Z-block classes boost focus and energy

Z-block classes boost focus and energy

Iman Khan, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

Her eyes are tempted to shut, as she mumbles a goodbye to her father in the car. The heels of her sneakers drag, her body barely able to withstand the sudden weight of the trumpet. As she enters the classroom, she looks up at the other tired faces and, surprisingly, she smiles. She looks at the faces ...

Art classes integrate cultural diversity into curriculum

Art classes integrate cultural diversity into curriculum

Iman Khan, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

From Japanese ink paintings to Latin American dance classes, the high school showcases a plethora of cultures through its diverse arts curriculum. Visual Arts teacher Donna Sartanowicz said that she believes that every culture has some form of art that they practice, since art is a human endeavor. ...

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