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BHS Alumnus shot and killed in Roslindale

BHS Alumnus shot and killed in Roslindale

Izzy Meyers, Rosa Stern Pait, and Sofia Tong

June 5, 2015


Filed under Hard News

  On Tuesday June 2, Usaamah Rahim '07 was shot and killed by an anti-terrorism task force in Roslindale. He allegedly had planned several attacks on police officers and was shot after he approached a police officer with a knife. See below to learn more about this story.   Superi...

Review: Student Directed Festival

Review: Student Directed Festival

Rosa Stern Pait, Izzy Meyers, Maya Margolis, and Jacob Spiegel

May 27, 2015


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

The President's Club: The play, written and directed by Greg Williams, opens on an ordinary room,  filled with men in suits sitting around a table. All of the sudden someone yells, “Kennedy’s been shot!” and a bloody body is carried into the room. It is then revealed that this isn’t ...

Annual Day of Dialogue provides platform for LGBTQ voices

Annual Day of Dialogue provides platform for LGBTQ voices

Edmund Geschickter, Kendall McGowan, Sofia Tong, Rosa Stern Pait, Sarah Gladstone, Juliana Kaplan, and Jeremy Margolis

April 16, 2015


Filed under Hard News, News

  B block: Telling Our Stories B block was the first of two “Telling Our Stories” assemblies today. Moderated by sophomore Sara Hogenboom and senior Arielle Knight, the assembly featured senior Izzy Trask, junior Jory Cherry, senior Steven Bushey, senior Thea Hobson, junior Lea Ch...

Doodling during class aids learning

Doodling during class aids learning

Rosa Stern Pait, Co-Editor in Chief

April 11, 2015


Filed under Arts

by Rosa Stern-Pait When junior Logan Roche was in middle school, her father made her bring sketchbooks in to school so she would not get in trouble for drawing on her worksheets. “The sketchbooks made things worse for the teachers,” Roche said. “They thought I was not listening at all.” ...

Restaurant of the month: Seoul Soulongtang

Restaurant of the month: Seoul Soulongtang

April 8, 2015


Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

by Ashley Lee and Cleo Falvey Allston’s relatively new Korean restaurant is a tasty destinatio​n for a quick immersion experience​. From the side dishes to a section of floor seating and intentionally bland soup, Seoul Soulongtang brings the routine of authentic Korean dining to customers on...

Want to teach part time? It’s complicated…

Want to teach part time? It’s complicated…

Sofia Tong and Rosa Stern Pait

March 25, 2015


Filed under News

In August 2011, English teacher Amy Morrissey gave birth to her second son, Gabriel. She took maternity leave during the first semester of the 2011-2012 year. While her contract would have allowed her to extend her leave for up to two years for the purpose of childrearing, Morrissey wanted to return...

Recap: “Asking For Courage” Day of discussion on race and racism

Recap: “Asking For Courage” Day of discussion on race and racism

Daniel Hayes, Izzy Meyers, Kendall McGowan, Rosa Stern Pait, Sasha Saias, and Sofia Tong

March 3, 2015


Filed under Hard News, News

Tell Your Story - A and C-block These assemblies gave students, mainly students of color, a platform to share their stories about racial identity and racism. The speakers, who spoke in one or both of the blocks, were junior Alicia Landry, senior Elijah Goodman, junior Kerimal Suriel, junior Naw...

Review of States Festival piece: “Down Came the Rain”

Rosa Stern Pait, Co-Editor in Chief

March 3, 2015


Filed under Performance Reviews

By Rosa Stern Pait This year’s student written High School Festival piece, Down Came the Rain, performed on Saturday, was one of three shows to advance to the semifinals. The show was an exploration of the effects of parental pressure,  and was both insightful and delightful. The protag...

Recap: Students Against Human Trafficking Day of Awareness

Recap: Students Against Human Trafficking Day of Awareness

Sarah Gladstone, Sofia Tong, Rosa Stern Pait, Conor Amrien, Kate Finnerty, and Jeremy Margolis

February 12, 2015


Filed under Hard News, News

by Sarah Gladstone, Sofia Tong, Rosa Stern Pait, Conor Amrien, Kate Finerty and Jeremy Margolis   The day began in B-block with a panel of three women working at My Life My Choice, a survivor-led organization dedicated to fighting the commercial sexual exploitation of adolescents. The three speakers, Ann, Tina and Latiana, are all survivors of sexual explo...

ROM: Shanghai Jade

ROM: Shanghai Jade

December 18, 2014


Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

by Rosa Stern Pait and Chris Bell 1374 Beacon St. Brookline, MA 02446 (617) 783-1018 Mon-Thurs 11:30a.m.- 10p.m. Fri - Sun 11:30a.m. - 11p.m. One fruit smoothie was a fresh blend of real ingredients, while another tasted like bubble gum. The wonton soup was rich, while other soups lacked fl...

Coffeehouse club

Coffeehouse club

Rosa Stern Pait, Co-Editor in Chief

November 13, 2014


Filed under Arts

A hush fell over the room as the boy at the front began to speak, his voice slow and measured. The rhythm of his words engaged the boy fiddling with his guitar, the one crouching on the carpet and the girl pouring herself a cup of coffee. When the speaker was finished, there was a heartbeat of silence...

Actor’s experience in state competion

Rosa Stern Pait, Co-Editor in Chief

April 9, 2014


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

I woke up at six o’clock on March 1st with the calm feeling Saturdays usually bring. I promptly threw myself out of bed and stood, heart pounding, in the middle of my room. It was the day of the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild’s high school competitive drama festival preliminary round, to be...

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