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Asking for Courage Day 2018

Asking for Courage Day 2018

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday, Dec. 11, the high school held a series of assemblies and discussions related to race and racism for the annual Asking for Courage Day. Below is detailed coverage of many of the events and conversations from the day.

Recent graffiti sparks debate and inspires change

Recent graffiti sparks debate and inspires change

Jackie Perelman, Arts Writing Editor

March 4, 2018


Filed under Hard News, News

You wake up in the morning early so you can get dressed nicely; you do your hair, put on some nice clothes and head to school. You get compliments on your outfit and all in all you’re having a great day. You go to the bathroom in between classes to check yourself out, but as you look in the mirror, ...

Administration alerts school to recent offensive incidents, encourages discussion

Administration alerts school to recent offensive incidents, encourages discussion

Becky Perelman, Sports Writing Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Two questions have come up in light of recent events at the high school and in the world: does everyone feel safe and how do we educate others? On Feb. 25, Headmaster Anthony Meyer emailed the high school community about two recent events that happened at the high school over break. According to t...

Administration addresses racist student videos

Administration addresses racist student videos

Ella Kitterman, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Headmaster Anthony Meyer and Superintendent Andrew Bott sent out an email today, Tuesday Nov. 28 at 4:50 p.m., to the  Brookline public school faculty and families addressing recent videos that have been circulating throughout the Brookline community.  In the videos, current and former high school ...

MLK assembly brings school together to discuss racism

MLK assembly brings school together to discuss racism

Sarah Groustra, Arts Writing Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under Conversations on Race, News, Peeps on the Street, Showcase, Uncategorized

It is a rare occasion when the entire school gathers together in one room. Jan. 19 was one such day, as all students gathered in the Schluntz Gym to celebrate the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through speech and art. Many performances reflected the urgency for action given th...

Burden of anti-racism lies with students

Burden of anti-racism lies with students

May 3, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

Rather than solely condemning the administration, blame yourself. Blame the students of Brookline. Your job is to make sure people know that this behavior is unacceptable.

EXCLUSIVE: Interviews with Brookline police officers and Police Chief on racial discrimination investigations

EXCLUSIVE: Interviews with Brookline police officers and Police Chief on racial discrimination investigations

Bertina Xue, Arts Layout Editor

January 22, 2016


Filed under Conversations on Race, News, Showcase

Q & A with police officers Prentice Pilot and Estifanos Zerai-Misgun and Police Chief Daniel O'Leary. The following interviews have been condensed and edited for grammar and clarity.

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