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The student news site of Brimmer and May School | Chestnut Hill, MA

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The student news site of Brimmer and May School | Chestnut Hill, MA

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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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Robb Elementary School in Uvalde Texas, 2015. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Op-Ed: Action, Not Just ‘Thoughts and Prayers,’ After Uvalde Shooting

Madeleine Pogoda, Journalist May 27, 2022
We need to stop just feeling bad about gun violence—we must take action so it does not happen again.
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The team huddles before the game.

Varsity Baseball Falls to CSW in Championship Playoffs

Amelia Bowman, Journalist May 23, 2022
Despite losing to CSW, the team is proud of its performance and camaraderie this season.
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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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Zoe Hicks-Dutt 24 and Lei Hicks-Dutt 23 study outside.

What’s New in the Course Catalog for 2022-2023?

Kate Hirschen, Journalist May 3, 2022
Learn about Social Justice Through Photography, Digital Photography, Piano and Guitar, Pop Culture and Jewish Immigration, Short Stories, and Asking the Big Questions.
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Poster courtesy of Marlie Kass 23.

Marlie Kass ’23 to Direct Original Play

Amelia Bowman, Journalist April 29, 2022
'Troupe of Tropes' explores a young actor's journey to producing a play. The show will premiere in-person on May 13.
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Lucie Shimomura 28, a 7th-grade athlete, plays a varsity lacrosse game against The Waring School.

Middle School Athletes Complete Varsity Rosters

Brian Gamble, Managing Editor April 26, 2022
While the School has fielded teams this way before, this year has brought attention to the teams' untraditional makeup.
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The Admissions team poses to welcome admitted students. Photo courtesy of Brimmer Admissions.

Admission Applications at School See Pandemic Boom

Nicholas Kozhemiakin, Journalist April 22, 2022
"Applications are up 17 percent over the average of the previous three years," Director of Enrollment Brian Beale said.
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GNN: From the Height of COVID-19 to Now

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager April 7, 2022
While the pandemic is still here, life is starting to feel more normal.
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Image courtesy of Brimmer and May School.

Q&A: Brett Kelly, Incoming Athletic Director

Kate Hirschen, Journalist April 6, 2022
Meet Brett Kelly, who will begin work at the School on July 1.
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Zak Adler 23 and Alison Rimas 23 walk down a one-way hallway last year, one of many health restrictions we have moved past since the start of the pandemic.

March 12: A Day to Define Our Generation

Gator Editorial Board March 12, 2022
Two years ago today, students here took their last steps on campus during a “normal” school year. Our world, shaken by COVID-19, has changed us. Now, we can change the world.
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