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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...

Lunch and Learn: Faculty discusses police and math class incidents with students

Lunch and Learn: Faculty discusses police and math class incidents with students

Valentina Rojas, Arts Writing Editor

March 12, 2016

On Thursday, March 10 a Lunch and Learn was held during the entirety of E-block. Around 40 students, almost entirely students of color, and several administrators were present during a discussion about the event outside of the school on Tuesday, March 8 and an incident in a math class on Friday, March...

METCO athletes overcome transportation difficulties

METCO athletes overcome transportation difficulties

Leon Yang, Sports Writing Editor

October 22, 2015

Many students at the high school have a passion for an extracurricular activity, such as a sport. Yet, daily homework compounded with sports practices creates a tiresome routine that can be both time consuming and debilitating. For students who are part of the Brookline Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity program, or METCO, transportation difficulties present an even greater challenge to playing a sport.

METCO mentoring group members depart changed people

December 11, 2013

by Juliana Kaplan Freedom and responsibility. And Ubuntu. Those are their mantras. It started as a wisp of an idea: an informal group consisting of two or three African-American boys in eighth grade at Pierce School designed to help the students prepare for the challenges they would face in high...

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