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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

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.
Zooming in from Kabul, Afghanistan, Mahnaz Aliyar addresses community members during the assembly Tuesday.

Education as a Human Right: Two Voices from Afghanistan

Grace Papas, Executive Editor June 8, 2021
Students met Mahnaz Aliyar and Friba Rezayee, activists who are protesting the barriers to education that girls face in Afghanistan.
GNN: Class of 2021 Commencement

GNN: Class of 2021 Commencement

Gator Nation News June 4, 2021
Don't miss live coverage of graduation, beginning 4:00 p.m. Friday, June 4.
Lower School students enjoy the mini golf course, built by CAP students.

CAP Students Build Mini Golf Course

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager June 2, 2021
Creative Arts Diploma students built a festive mini golf course for the Lower School to enjoy.
Kieran Cross '23 (front) and Jack Nathanson '23 play the guitar during a rehearsal.

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.
Therapy, while rough and very emotionally draining at times, has helped drastically. I look into the mirror, and I'm starting to see a more hopeful reflection staring back at me. Jackson Ostrowski

Op-Ed: Living with Body Image Issues

Grace Papas, Executive Editor May 26, 2021
Down I went into the rabbit hole of counting calories and working out every second I had a free moment. It was a spiraling tunnel of misery.
Varsity tennis served up a win last Monday in the School's first interscholastic athletic event in over a year since competitive sports shut down due to the pandemic.

Tennis Wins in School’s First Athletic Event in Over a Year

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager May 13, 2021
Since competitive sports shut down last spring, last Monday, Varsity Tennis served up a 5-2 win against Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall.
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.
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.
A person holds the Jewish Star of David, a symbol of the faith.

Op-Ed: Anti-Semitism Never Went Away

Evan Michaeli, Writer May 5, 2021
After the vandalization of synagogues in New York, we are reminded once again that anti-Semitism is still rampant.
Spirit Week Commemorates 12th Grade

Spirit Week Commemorates 12th Grade

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager May 3, 2021
The event celebrated the 12th grade in their final week of non-AP classes at the School.
Students hold pins showing where they received their COVID-19 vaccine.

Student COVID-19 Vaccinations Begin

Edan Zinn, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2021
More community members here have received a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, including students in the Upper School.
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