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The high school weighs benefits and risks of dual-leveled classes

The high school weighs benefits and risks of dual-leveled classes

Rachel Nguyen, News Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under News

Curriculum coordinators have turned to making a few specific classes in the science, world language and English departments dual-leveled. These classes are either split into standard and honors, honors and advanced or honors and Advanced Placement (AP). Many students and teachers alike agree that d...

“Mid90s” movie delights universally with its unique message

“Mid90s” movie delights universally with its unique message

Mia Thompson, Rachel Nguyen, and Graham Krewinghaus

October 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

"Mid90s" is an outlier; a movie about teenagers that does not fall into the trope of coming of age stories that society loves. Through its raw emotion and deliberate yet understated screenplay, Jonah Hill’s directorial debut provides a necessary redefinition of what it means to grow up. Hill’...

Global health trips offer real-world experience for students

Global health trips offer real-world experience for students

Rachel Nguyen, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Are you interested in global health and taking a stand to promote change for healthcare worldwide? If so, you are in luck because the high school offers many unique trips around the world that focus on global health. Seeking out these opportunities may be hard at first, but all you need to do is be...

Review: Poetry Fest

Review: Poetry Fest

Rachel Nguyen, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

On April 26 in the basement of Brookline Booksmith, the Brookline community, including students and faculty members of the high school, were ecstatic. It was a full house and everyone was on the edge of their seats. It was the annual Poetry Fest. This event encourages students, staff members and ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas students speak at Harvard forum

Marjory Stoneman Douglas students speak at Harvard forum

Mia Thompson and Rachel Nguyen

March 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On March 20, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, who are advocating for gun control after a mass shooting happened at their school on Feb. 14, spoke at the “#NEVERAGAIN: How Parkland Students are Changing the Conversation on Guns” panel. The panel discussion took place at the John F. Kenne...

Elliot Shields

Elliot Shields

Rachel Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Elliot Shields, a native of the Pacific Northwest, attended Pomona College, where he started out as physics major before eventually turning to mathematical economics. Shields is an Alternative Choices in Education (ACE) math teacher. He previously taught at a charter school in the Berkshires. In his...

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