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Teachers and Students Address Zoom Fatigue

Photo illustration by Edan Zinn '23.
May 8, 2020
Video chatting is taxing on the brain and can make it more difficult to remain focused.

Op-Ed: Things To Do At Home During COVID-19

Op-Ed: Things To Do At Home During COVID-19
March 16, 2020
Thankfully, during COVID-19, there are lots of fun and relaxing at-home activities we can indulge in to pass the time.

Op-Ed: Money Trumps Merit in College Admissions

Cartoon by Jennifer Ngo '23.
November 13, 2019
Lawsuits are a first step towards a more equitable future.

School Launches Redesigned Website

A screenshot of the School's new online destination.
September 25, 2019
To modernize its digital appearance, the School launched a redesigned website over the summer.

New Discipline System Prompts Referral Uptick

Photo Illustration by Michelle Levinger '19.
April 17, 2019
There have been around 20 percent more ISCRs issued this year than detentions last year.

Op-Ed: Should Schools Rank Students?

Concept of leadership represented by a line of people in 3d with the leader at front.
February 26, 2019
If administrators care about their students’ well-being, they must eradicate class rank.

Op-Ed: Women’s March Corruption Delays Progress

Op-Ed: Women's March Corruption Delays Progress
February 13, 2019
We cannot allow those who condone hate speech to control a social movement.

How Students Use Free Periods

Students studying in the Learning Commons. Photo by David Barron.
January 16, 2019
Overall, most are happy with the system and how they make use of time.

With Climate Change, Indifference Spells Disaster

Environment change and ecology global warming drought or refreshing tree. Photo illustration purchased from
December 12, 2018
Trump has taken a stance of ignorance on the issue, disregarding all scientific evidence.

New Teacher Profile: Scott Koven

Scott Kovin directs the Middle School choir. Photo by Sita Alomran '19.
December 12, 2018
The professional singer is bringing his skills to Brimmer.

AP Lit Students Create Podcasts

microphone with a podcast icon on a table
December 11, 2018
Exploring the intersection of storytelling and technology.

Exploring Empathy and Ethical Thinking

Last year, 'Radical Compassion' Co-Organizer Maya Bousek '19 encourages students to register to vote. Photo by Michelle Levinger '19.
November 9, 2018
With students fighting for social justice and reform, the theme arose organically
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