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Boys and girls hockey teams strive to unite as a program

Boys and girls hockey teams strive to unite as a program

Jade Kwitkiwski, Arts Editor

February 13, 2019

Helmets strapped on and skates tightly laced, Brookline hockey players glide onto the ice for another practice. Huddled around their coach, the players listen intently for the first drill. Some of the players wave to their parents, for they are all in elementary school. Flash forward to today: the sam...

Coolidge Corner Hot Chocolates: Face Off

Coolidge Corner Hot Chocolates: Face Off

Rachel Lee and Jade Kwitkiwski

January 13, 2019

Sixth Place: Allium Market Neither of us had ever been to Allium, so this selection was mostly spur of the moment as we passed the historic-looking building with a white garlic clove on the window. Walking in, the impression was definitely a “wow” with hanging plants on the ceiling and different ...

Costume teams set creative tone for productions

Costume teams set creative tone for productions

Jade Kwitkiwski, Arts Editor

December 16, 2018

Bright lights illuminate the young actors and actresses as they flit across the futuristic stage. Eloquent words of Shakespeare tumble off their tongues, captivating the room with words written hundreds of years ago. Now imagine that everyone on the stage, instaed of being adored with captivating details...

GirlUp club advocates for female education in developing countries

GirlUp club advocates for female education in developing countries

Jade Kwitkiwski, Staff Writer

June 17, 2018

Many of us start our days by picking out an outfit, eating breakfast, packing up a backpack and catching the T to school. This routine is often one that people take for granted. For club members of GirlUp, their mission is to actively bring awareness and advocate for girls in developing countries where e...

Girls indoor track relay breaks school record

Girls indoor track relay breaks school record

April 30, 2018

Individuality is a component of any sport. Your differences make you shine and stand out. For track, this is no different. But in some events, track athletes band together through a network of support and confidence to stand together as one group to compete, always pushing each other to do better. On ...

Teachers incorporate art into class curriculum

Teachers incorporate art into class curriculum

Jade Kwitkiwski, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

The arts come alive with the flick of a brush, molding of clay or shading of a pencil. And for many students in a traditional classroom environment, that art thrives through the form of lectures, projects and word of mouth. Some teachers have found that by merging more imaginative and visionary eleme...

Composting helps school become more environmentally friendly

Composting helps school become more environmentally friendly

Jade Kwitkiwski, Staff Writer

January 20, 2018

Three tons. Six thousand pounds. The same weight as an African Forest Elephant. That is how much compost was collected per month since September from the cafeteria. Although composting in the cafeteria is additional work for all students, the behind-the-scenes work done by the Environmental Action ...

Performance Review: Winter Concert 2017

Performance Review: Winter Concert 2017

Jade Kwitkiwski, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

Delicate white projections of snowflakes danced on either side of the grand stage, the red velvet curtains framing a glowing stage. Orderly rows of black chairs sat in curved lines along the stage, waiting in anticipation for the next applause-worthy performance. On Dec. 14th, 2017, the Performing Arts Depa...

Thanksgiving event welcomes international students to community

Thanksgiving event welcomes international students to community

Jade Kwitkiwski, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017

There is an extensive spread of containers and plates that sport dumplings, sushi, dips, pastas, meatballs, rice and many other international foods. A carved up turkey sits on a grand plate in the center of it all. Students bustle and buzz around the display, loading all sorts of foods from different c...

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