The Sagamore

Halloween Costumes 2014

Halloween Costumes 2014

Kendall McGowan and Sofia Georgaklis

November 1, 2014

Photos by Sofia Georgakalis, Kendall McGowan, and Hannah Lowenstein. Gallery made by Eoin Walsh. Sofia Georgaklis, Kendall McGowan and Eoin Walsh can be contacted at bhs.sagamore@gmail.com...

Where to go? An update on the town’s space expansion plans

Where to go? An update on the town’s space expansion plans

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor

October 22, 2014

by Kendall McGowan What’s the immediate problem? Six hundred eighty-one kindergarteners started school this fall, a grade that has 198 more students than this year’s senior class. The influx of students continues to motivate the town to find both temporary and permanent solutions to the sp...

Student describes her experience at past weekend’s climate march

Student describes her experience at past weekend’s climate march

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor

September 23, 2014

Sagamore editor Kendall McGowan was one of more than a dozen students who took part in Sunday's People's Climate March in Manhattan. More than 300,000 people participated in the march, which was held prior to this week's UN Climate Summit. McGowan detailed her experience.   A couple weeks ago, m...

Jaime Serrato-Marks, 10th grade

Jaime Serrato-Marks, 10th grade

May 21, 2014

Portraits of BHS started on a whim when I was walking home with a friend talking about how I wanted to do something like Humans of New York, interviewing people and taking photos. I asked her to be the first portrait and I made an album on my own Facebook, then made a Facebook page and it grew from there. Kendal...

Summer school offers varied experiences

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor

May 5, 2014

An emptier building and quieter halls are not the only characteristics of summer school. This summer, while friends jet around the world on adventures or make new memories at sleepaway camp, between 350 and 400 students will attend classes here, according to Interim Dean of Students Scott Butchart, who...

Photography teacher’s zeal inspires students

Photography teacher’s zeal inspires students

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor

April 9, 2014

It is clear upon walking into room 30 of the United Arts Building that it is a photography classroom: Instructions, tips diagrams, and a plethora of photographs line the walls, and in the center of the room several large tables pushed together provide a space for students to share work and receive n...

Alumni say BHS culture generally leads to college success

Alumni say BHS culture generally leads to college success

Kendall McGowan and JK Suh

January 23, 2014

Does Brookline High School prepare its students for college? Both alumni and faculty agree that the collegiate, freedom-based environment offered by the high school strengthens and prepares students well for the independent life of college. Alumni said that compared to their peers at college, they find th...

Parents assist children with online safety

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor

December 3, 2013

by Kendall McGowan Students cooperate with their parents as they approach the increasingly difficult task of keeping their childrens’ online interactions safe and constructive. Freshman Bridget McMahon, who is friends with her mother on Facebook, is comfortable with her relationship online with...

Team traditions promote unity

Team traditions promote unity

Kendall McGowan, Managing News Editor

November 30, 2013

Bushy beards on the faces of Red Sox players, fans and even the mascot have created a communal atmosphere of victory and joy everywhere this fall. Some of the high school’s sports teams also have traditions prior to a big tournament which bring its members closer together. When the varsity boys ...

The new teachers of 2013

The new teachers of 2013

October 22, 2013

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Teacher Profile: Greg Beaupre

October 3, 2013

Greg Beaupre works in Special Education. Where did you go to school? I grew up in North Attleboro, MA, did my undergraduate work at UMass Amherst, and did my graduate work at Boston University. Where did you teach before coming to BHS? Newton South High School for the past 15 years. How did y...

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