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New METCO Coordinator J. Malcolm Cawthorne helps students thrive

New METCO Coordinator J. Malcolm Cawthorne helps students thrive

Jake Zucker, Sports Editor

October 25, 2019

15,000 names on the waiting list, with many of the names belonging to infants or toddlers. The Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO) buses students of color in Boston to high-achieving public schools in other parts of the state, and it provides the high school with around 5 percent of...

Culture and spirit around athletics changes over time

Culture and spirit around athletics changes over time

Sandeep Gingipali, Sports Editor

December 18, 2018

Championships, crushing defeats and miracle seasons are just a few of the words that can be used to describe the storied history of athletics at the high school. Throughout the school’s rich history, there have been tremendous highs and lows that have characterized the athletics program. Although ...

Town reconciles with Black history

Town reconciles with Black history

Jordan Watts, News Writing Editor

March 19, 2018

In 1619, a Dutch ship carried over 20 African slaves to the British colony of Jamestown, VA. This would be just the beginning of one of the most historically cruel and dehumanizing American traditions. American history is filled with stories of racial injustices against many different minority grou...

Teachers address modern-day issues

Teachers address modern-day issues

Bertina Xue, Layout/social media news media

November 10, 2016

Do you ever wish your classes talked about real world events more, or do you wish they talked about it less? Have you ever wondered how teachers choose whether or not to include current events in their lessons? Some teachers incorporate current events into their social studies classes because they want the...

Red and blue, not red or blue

December 3, 2013

by Malcom Cawthorne I was feeling quite nostalgic over the Thanksgiving Day weekend. I was thinking about the Thanksgiving Day football game against our rival, Newton North, and what it means to my family and me, partly because of the traditions my family has and my experiences in Brookline, but mostly...

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