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The student news site of Brimmer and May School | Chestnut Hill, MA

The Gator

The student news site of Brimmer and May School | Chestnut Hill, MA

The Gator

Students gather together at the Delegate Dance, a tradition at YMUN.

Op-Ed: What YMUN Taught Me About Speaking Up

Amelia Bowman, Incoming Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2023
Yale's Model United Nations conference taught me that the best learning happens when you're asking questions and speaking up.
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ChatGPT: Unlocking the Secrets of Language

ChatGPT: Unlocking the Secrets of Language

Nikka Souza, Multimedia Journalist January 26, 2023
See how your imagination is the only limitation.
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Gator Wins Third Crown Award

Gator Wins Third Crown Award

Gator Staff January 10, 2023
This is among the highest honors for overall newsroom excellence.
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Review: The School for Good and Evil Fails Fairytale Expectations

Review: ‘The School for Good and Evil’ Fails Fairytale Expectations

Marlie Kass, Arts Editor January 5, 2023
The book was better than the movie—and much better at that. 
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Photo courtesy of David Barron.

New Faculty Profile: Alex Ostergard

Marlie Kass, Arts Editor January 5, 2023
Recently, The Gator sat down with Dr. Alex Ostergard to hear about their work in music.
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Students work in groups during Chemistry without a teacher overseeing them.

Substitutes No Longer Required for Grades 11 and 12

Brian Gamble and Natalie Kozhemiakin December 5, 2022
In early October, the School made new modifications to covering sub blocks.
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GNN: 9th-Grade Students on First Semester of Upper School

Gator Nation News November 30, 2022
Students share how they are adjusting to a new learning environment.
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Greek yogurt with fruit crunchy muesli bars wheat cones linen background healthy breakfast concept

Survey Results: Breakfast at School

Gator Staff November 30, 2022
Check out the results, including what types of food are most popular here for breakfast.
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Maura Healey poses during her 2013 campaign for Massachusetts Attorney General.

Op-Ed: Governor-Elect Healey’s Win Makes State History

Amelia Bowman, Incoming Editor-in-Chief November 23, 2022
The progressive has left a mark as attorney general, and she seems poised to continue doing so as the commonwealth's new governor.
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In the woods, first-place finisher and league MVP Brian Gamble 23 takes a commanding lead at the 2022 league championships.

Podcast: XC Star Brian Gamble ’23 on Running, School, Life

Chloe Rose Scolnick, Journalist November 17, 2022
Gamble recently accepted an offer to run cross country and track next year at Yale University.
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Nico Jaffer Wins NSPA Sports Story of the Year

Nico Jaffer Wins NSPA Sports Story of the Year

Gator Staff November 13, 2022
Executive Editor Grace Papas '23 also won an honorable mention for Multimedia Feature Story of the Year.
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From 18 Down to One Up, Boys XC Wins Threepeat

From 18 Down to One Up, Boys XC Wins Threepeat

Nico Jaffer, Sports Editor November 9, 2022
The Varsity Boys Cross Country Team won its third consecutive Massachusetts Bay Independent League title last week at Cambridge School of Weston.
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