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Jobs provide experience and independence for students

Jobs provide experience and independence for students

Muriel Statman, Opinions Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under News

High school can often feel like a full-time job. With class, homework, and extracurriculars, taking on additional commitments may seem daunting. However, students who work additional jobs on top of their other obligations maintain that the positive effects far outweigh the cons. Jobs and internships ...

Student Youthscapers gain job experience

Student Youthscapers gain job experience

Sabrina Zhou, News Writing Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

CONTRIBUTED BY BRENDAN MCCARTHY   This summer, 22 Brookline High students spent their days weeding, planting, mulching and earning money. Youthscapers is a nonprofit yard work company started by social worker Paul Epstein as a way to connect students interested in working outdoors with jobs offered ...

Jobs help students acquire important skills

Jobs help students acquire important skills

Phillip Mahler, Contributing Writer

January 21, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

I think working out of school is beneficial to all young people. Having steady work allows teens to earn their own money and become independent and responsible, while learning invaluable life skills by working alongside other employees.

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