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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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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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Residents of the Purba Bardhaman District in West Bengal, India after the first COVID-19 positive case was detected in their area.

Teens Grieve For India Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Natalie Kozhemiakin, Editor-in-Chief June 11, 2021
As India faces a brutal second wave of COVID-19, students are grieving for the country's losses and reaching out to help through fundraising efforts.
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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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Christa Katsenes (from left) sits alongside her mother and older siblings.

To Foster Perseverance, Look To The Past

Natalie Kozhemiakin, Editor-in-Chief May 12, 2021
Christa Katsenes' life struggles are full of lessons for young people today, and she demonstrates the importance of perseverance, courage, and kindness.
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Me playing soccer during my sophomore year.

Op-Ed: Outgoing Editor-in-Chief Reflects on Life’s Transitions

Karly Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2021
My time at Brimmer has made me who I am today.
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Upper School History Teacher Ted Barker-Hook gives a lesson on The New York Times.

Curriculum Modified During COVID-19

Nico Jaffer, Journalist April 27, 2021
Educators have had to adapt to various challenges during COVID-19, including teaching in-person and concurrently.
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Gator file photo.

Community Members Reflect on Pandemic

Nico Jaffer, Journalist April 12, 2021
While safety protocols are still being enforced, campus is starting to return to normal.
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Community members attended a protest on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Helen Du.

Op-Ed: Stop Asian Hate, Because Hate is a Virus Too

Helen Chu, Journalist April 2, 2021
Racial discrimination cannot be tolerated, and the normalization of hate crimes in the era of this pandemic is even more outrageous.
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