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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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Jeff Gates teaches a physical education class in the late 1990s.

After Nearly Three Decades, Athletic Director Jeff Gates Retires

Grace Papas, Executive Editor May 31, 2022
Past and current students, teachers, and peers share reflections on a man who dedicated his career to education and scholastic athletics.
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Collage by Martin Maynard 22.

Alumni Basketball Players Bring in the Heat

On Saturday, the School invited alumni Basketball players back to campus to play in the first-ever Alumni Game.
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The climate crisis is a human crisis. Photo illustration purchased at BigStock.com.

Op-Ed: Environmental Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Evan Michaeli, Journalist May 6, 2022
Politicians seem to push for a greener world, but their actions don’t say so.
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Kass performs as Heche in Trap last fall. Photo by Oxygen Group Photography

Theatre Is My Sport

Marlie Kass, Senior Arts Journalist March 1, 2022
Despite the mental and physical stamina it requires, theatre is overlooked in comparison to traditional physical activities.
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A residential building in Ukraines capital city, Kyiv, suffered a missile attack by Russian forces. Photo courtesy of BigStock.

As a Russian-American, I Stand With Ukraine

Natalie Kozhemiakin, Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2022
Over 30 years after Ukraine’s declaration of its sovereignty, there is no question of whether or not the nation should have authority over its territory.
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What makes a good climber isn’t the ability to be fearless or never make mistakes. It’s to keep climbing even when you’re scared and think you can’t continue.

My Rock Climbing Journey

Amelia Bowman, Journalist February 17, 2022
I've been rock climbing since I was about three years old, and I've found it to be a challenging sport that deserves more respect than it gets.
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Photo illustration of a student doodling during class, which some teachers allow but some ban.

Op-Ed: School Policies and Learning Differences

Amelia Bowman and Polly Zimmerman December 7, 2021
It is the responsibility of schools to accommodate students' academic needs.
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Nelson coaches athletes in the 2018 basketball season. Photo courtesy of David Barron.

Nelson’s Lasting Record of Success in Varsity Basketball

Brian Gamble, Managing Editor November 18, 2021
For over a decade, Nelson has worked tirelessly to cultivate the talents of dedicated student-athletes.
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Ending Quarter One on a Positive Note

Ending Quarter One on a Positive Note

Zakkai Mares-Van Praag, Journalist November 10, 2021
Students and faculty recall their proudest moments as the first quarter of the school year comes to an end.
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While October 15 marks the end of Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month, the national celebration of culture extends far beyond 30 days.

Life and Zeal: Reflections on National Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month

Natalie Kozhemiakin, Editor-in-Chief October 15, 2021
While October 15 marks the end of Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month, the national celebration of culture extends far beyond 30 days.
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Nielsen dunks at a Mass Rivals game. Illustration by Jackson Ostrowski 23.

Quinn Nielsen ’23: Shooting Hoops at 6’10”

Nico Jaffer, Journalist September 29, 2021
While the Varsity I basketball player has already received offers from several NCAA Division I colleges, he hasn't made a decision quite yet.
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Kieran Cross 23 (front) and Jack Nathanson 23 play the guitar during a rehearsal. You can tell that everyone put in the effort this year to be able to play during COVID times, and I am grateful for having it at all this year, Cross said.

Photo Essay: Band Improvises During COVID-19

Edan Zinn, Editor-in-Chief May 27, 2021
The Upper School Ensemble took on the challenge of making music despite restrictions due to the pandemic.
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