The Sagamore

Day of Dialogue preparation proves rewarding

Day of Dialogue preparation proves rewarding

Graham Krewinghaus, Staff Writer

May 11, 2019


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To some students, the Day of Dialogue means a break from classes and a couple hours of sitting in the auditorium. To others, it is a meaningful day of watching their peers, friends and teachers share their stories and talk about their identities. To those who organize and facilitate it, it can mean s...

Tappan’s future renovations to refresh building and classes

Tappan’s future renovations to refresh building and classes

Yuen Ting Chow, News Editor

May 11, 2019


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Rock climbing, strength and conditioning, yoga, tennis and more: the Tappan Gymnasium is currently home to a myriad of health and fitness classes and sports teams. In the next two years, however, the Tappan Gymnasium will undergo renovations. Although it will interrupt some classes and school activit...

English department reflects on impact of diversity in the classroom

English department reflects on impact of diversity in the classroom

Nick Eddinger, Sabrina Zhou, and Taeyeon Kim

May 10, 2019


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  The Sagamore spoke with teachers from the English department about the role of diversity (among students and staff) in the classroom....

Community grapples with Robert Kraft’s alleged crimes and his donation to the school

Community grapples with Robert Kraft’s alleged crimes and his donation to the school

Sidonie Brown, Arts Editor

April 29, 2019


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Robert Kraft donated $100,000 to the African American and Latino Scholars Program (AALSP) during the fall of this school year following a nearly two-year long process of planning. After news broke out in February that Kraft had allegedly solicited prostitution, faculty and students came together to d...

Student-created app brings new food options

Student-created app brings new food options

Phoebe Kallaher, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


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Looking for a convenient, fresh alternative to school lunch but don’t want to pay for Uber Eats? The Overflow app is your solution. Overflow is an app that connects students at food establishments around Brookline with students back at the high school who are interested in food options not availab...

BIG uses varied media to unite Brookline community

BIG uses varied media to unite Brookline community

Alexander Fung, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


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Only accessible by elevator or the backstairs, the third floor of the Unified Arts (UA) building houses an influential public media and technology center. The Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) is a nonprofit that teaches students and adults classes about media, in order to raise awareness about Broo...

Day of Action 2019

Day of Action 2019

Yuen Ting Chow and Oliver Fox

March 28, 2019


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On Monday, Feb. 4, the Environmental Action Club hosted a series of assemblies held in the MLK room for Day of Action. Below is detailed coverage of two of the events from the day.

E-cigarette use prompts legislature members to pass new bill

E-cigarette use prompts legislature members to pass new bill

Renata Shen, News Editor

March 27, 2019


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“Have you ever realized, like, that our entire generation is going to get cancer in 30 years and die because we’re all addicted to nicotine?” —Overheard in the girl’s bathroom.

Waitlists provide options for students but disrupt learning

Waitlists provide options for students but disrupt learning

Anna Dong, News Editor

March 14, 2019


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Despite the myriad of classes offered at the high school, certain courses often draw highly concentrated student interest. For this reason, waitlists have been used to help students enroll in popular courses. However, waitlists can also have adverse impacts on learning and contribute to equity dis...

Community comes together for Lunar New Year festivities

Community comes together for Lunar New Year festivities

Peter Finnerty, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


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The high school celebrated Lunar New Year on Friday Feb. 15, a holiday observed throughout China, Korea and Vietnam. This year is the year of the pig, according to the Chinese Zodiac. The day consisted of activities and lunch in the MLK Room, along with an assembly during G-block organized by th...

Bullet casing found in the high school

Bullet casing found in the high school

Oliver Fox, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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At approximately 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, a teacher and a student found a shell casing for a .22 caliber bullet in room 201 during an E-block tutorial class. An investigation by the high school and Brookline Police Department identified the student in possession of the shell casing and bullet, a...

Community members rally for change in first meeting of Brookline’s Summit for Racial Equity

Community members rally for change in first meeting of Brookline’s Summit for Racial Equity

Graham Krewinghaus, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


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People of all different ages and racial identities sit in a small room and share around the circle, each member giving their name, affiliation and the reason they are here. The group is one of seven, each a part of the first meeting of Brookline’s new Summit for Racial Equity, which took place on Feb...

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