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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 ...

Restorative justice allows for new forms of discipline

Restorative justice allows for new forms of discipline

Sarah Groustra, News Managing Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under News

In our fast-paced society, complex ideas and concepts regularly devolve into buzzwords. As the high school continues to deal with the repercussions of racially charged student incidents, the phrase “restorative justice” is often mentioned when the topic of punishment comes up. While the phrase is n...

Album Review: Reputation by Taylor Swift

Album Review: Reputation by Taylor Swift

Sarah Groustra, News Writing Managing Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Album Review, Arts, News, Showcase

This summer, I heard the early Taylor Swift song “Speak Now” for the first time. It’s not too much of an exaggeration to say that it changed my life. Having missed out on a Taylor Swift phase in middle school, I reveled in the strong narrative arc and heartfelt belts of the song. So naturally, I wa...

This year’s retiring teachers

This year’s retiring teachers

June 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Two teachers are retiring this year: dance and yoga teacher Kathleen Exar and health and fitness teacher Roberta Skoff. Read about their time at the high school and watch videos of their students and colleagues speaking about them below.

Movie Review: Spotlight

Movie Review: Spotlight

Sarah Groustra, Staff Writer

November 21, 2015


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews

  On Jan. 2, 2002, the Boston Globe Spotlight news team published an article revealing a sexual abuse scandal that hit close to home for many of its readers--the offenders were all officials in the Catholic Church and had molested hundreds of young children for years. The new movie "Spotlight...

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