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Student-created app brings new food options

Student-created app brings new food options

Phoebe Kallaher, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under Arts

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Town officials seek to inform community about local politics

Town officials seek to inform community about local politics

Sophia Stewart, Opinions Editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under News, Regulars

The following interviews were conducted through email with Select Board Chair Neil Wishinsky and Town Meeting member Lauren Bernard. How well do you know your town? Did you know that town governance in Brookline has a distinct political structure that handles issues of critical importance? According to ...

Science resource aid serves as backbone for lab preparations

Science resource aid serves as backbone for lab preparations

Nina Rogers, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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Do you actually know who sets up the labs for your science class? A hint: it is probably not your science teacher. Vedha Nathan, the high school’s resident science resource aid, has been working diligently at the school for the past two years. Her position is vital; without Nathan’s work, mo...

School introduces Day of Healthy Relationships

School introduces Day of Healthy Relationships

Yuen Ting Chow, News Editor

February 13, 2019


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According to a student survey, one in five female identifying students at the high school have experienced sexual contact against their will. Having noted the abundance of unhealthy relationships both at the high school and in society, student peer leaders, the Students Against Human Trafficking ...

Brookline staff rallies to raise awareness for Brookline School Staff Children’s Center

Brookline staff rallies to raise awareness for Brookline School Staff Children’s Center

Yuen Ting Chow, News Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

“If it’s possible to fall in love with a childcare center, then with BSSCC, it was love at first sight,” reads a sign in the atrium during the Brookline School Staff Children’s Center’s (BSSCC) rally. On Wednesday, Jan. 16, a rally was held to raise awareness for BSSCC and its unique curri...

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