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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

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Community Members Reflect on Pandemic

Nico Jaffer, Sports Editor April 12, 2021
While safety protocols are still being enforced, campus is starting to return to normal.
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Photo illustration by Edan Zinn 23.

Q&A: Nurse Escobar on COVID-19 Testing

Evan Michaeli, Senior Journalist April 1, 2021
The Gator spoke to School Nurse Beth Escobar to take a closer look at COVID-19 testing.
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Scarlet Witch cartoon by Ava Lockhart 21.

Comic: Scarlet Witch

Ava Lockhart, Writer March 12, 2021
How far will you go for Scarlet Witch?
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The Editorial Board strongly encourages all members of the School community who are eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as they can.

Editorial: COVID-19, One Year Later

Gator Editorial Board March 12, 2021
As we reflect on this year's challenges, there are also things to be grateful for—namely, the School's efforts to bring students back to campus.
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Student working in the Maker Space. Gator file photo.

Diploma Programs Adapt to COVID-19 Restrictions

Brian Gamble, Managing Editor March 11, 2021
As the pandemic continues to impact School, signature programs have been forced to get creative while abiding by safety restrictions.
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Students play soccer for the Green and White teams.

COVID-19 Impacts Traditional Sports Offerings

Gator Staff March 11, 2021
As the weather warms, the School is hoping to offer traditional spring sports like lacrosse, tennis, baseball, and softball. 
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The Boston skyline has seen many changes over previous decade.  Creative Commons from Wikipedia, Sharealike License.

Op-Ed: The Growth of the Boston Metro Area

Evan Michaeli, Senior Journalist March 10, 2021
New jobs, homes, and travel opportunities have sprung up, causing a mostly positive impact on residents. 
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Women have the right to decide to be a mother of a child, pet (or neither), no matter what society dictates. Illustration by Karly Hamilton 21.

Op-Ed: Societal Standards Aren’t Everything

Zoe Kaplan, Associate Editor March 2, 2021
It is important to be aware of unrealistic expectations and acknowledge that no two people will live the same life.
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Illustration by Edan Zinn 23.

Q&A: Murray Reflects on Jeopardy!

Nico Jaffer, Sports Editor February 23, 2021
Dean of Students Paul Murray reflects on his appearance.
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Dustin Pedroia. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Op-Ed: Dustin Pedroia Retires

Evan Michaeli, Senior Journalist February 23, 2021
After 14 years on the Red Sox, Pedroia recently announced his retirement.
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Families are spending more time with each other, due to the pandemic. Illustration by Karly Hamilton 21. Concept inspired by: (

Op-Ed: Pandemic Changes Family Dynamics

Karly Hamilton February 18, 2021
The pandemic has shifted the way we interact with others.
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The pandemic has made academic planning more difficult for students and faculty. Photo illustration by Edan Zinn 23.

COVID-19 Impacts Students’ Future Decisions

Brian Gamble, Managing Editor February 16, 2021
The pandemic has made it increasingly difficult for students to plan for the future.
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