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Executive Editor for The Gator –– Edan has been at Brimmer since Pre-K. In addition to editing stories, Edan also takes photos for The Gator and enjoys learning about photography outside of school. An avid runner, this is Edan’s second year running Cross Country for the Gators.

Students Remark on First Day of School

Students Remark on First Day of School

Natalie Kozhemiakin

September 17, 2020

After months of learning remotely, many students returned to campus for their first day of school.

Photo Essay: Students Return to Campus

Students and faculty enter the Hastings Center on the first day of school.

Edan Zinn

September 16, 2020

Last week, the School opened its doors to students for the first time in six months following the closure of campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community Supports #BrimmerCares Initiative

Lower School students show off their craft hearts.

Kate Hirschen

June 6, 2020

The initiative celebrates community members who are helping others during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Op-Ed: Reflections on Learning About the Civil Rights Movement

The lynching memorial at the Civil Rights Memorial Park.

Zakkai Mares-Van Praag

June 4, 2020

My trip to Alabama taught me more about the history that has disappeared beneath the surface today.

Op-Ed: How COVID-19 Has Changed the World of Ballet

Photo of a dance studio purchased from BigStock.com.

Natalie Kozhemiakin

June 4, 2020

The global pandemic has had a significant impact on dance.

Op-Ed: America’s Troubling History of Hurricanes

Hurricane from space. Photo purchased from Bigstock.com.

Michael Young

June 4, 2020

The U.S. has a long history of deadly hurricanes, and the upcoming season could be catastrophic.

Music Review: Dua Lipa’s “Future Nostalgia”

Music Review: Dua Lipa's

Kate Hirschen

June 3, 2020

Dua Lipa has been rising to the top of the charts recently.

Brimmer Summer Programs Canceled

A 2019 camper practices her archery. For the first time since the summer program lunched, nearly 30 years ago, it will remain closed this summer.

Natalie Kozhemiakin

May 28, 2020

The School felt that cancellation of the programs was a necessary safety precaution.

Nonprofit Delivers Masks to Hospitals

Healthcare workers thank the Kids Clothes Club for their mask donations. Photo courtesy of Faith Michaels.

Grace Papas

May 15, 2020

The Kids Clothes Club is supporting healthcare workers during the pandemic.

Klacko ’21 Elected Senate President

Katarina Klacko '21 will serve as the 2020-21 Senate President.

Natalie Kozhemiakin

May 11, 2020

The new student officer hopes to start a basketball tournament and discuss lunch options, among other goals.

Zoom Raises Questions of Online Privacy, Security

Photo Illustration by Edan Zinn '23.

Charles McLaughlin

May 8, 2020

The video conferencing service is under fire for their misleading Privacy Policy.

Faculty, Staff Provide Health and Wellness Resources

Photo illustration purchased from BigStock.com.

Zakkai Mares-Van Praag

May 6, 2020

Instructional yoga videos, meditation resources, and more can be found on students' Canvas pages.