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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

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GNN: Welcome Back to School

GNN: Welcome Back to School

September 21, 2021
Haleigh Jacobs '23 returns to the anchor chair to cover back-to-school fun.
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Elijah Kinney 23 knocks the frisbee away from Jackson Ostrowski 22 during Ultimate Frisbee Day of Cross Country.

‘Almost Back To Normal’: Varsity Teams Get to Work

Edan Zinn, Editor-in-Chief September 17, 2021
After four days of preseason practices and an abbreviated first week of school, varsity sports teams here are getting back to their normal season routines.
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Photo illustration purchased from BigStock.com.

Guest Column: My Experience On and After 9/11

Cassandra Abodeely, Guest Columnist September 13, 2021
The Director of Auxiliary Programs recounts her experience living in New York City during the September 11 terrorist attacks.
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Madeline Hsiao 23, Hebe Qiang 23, and Libby Barker-Hook 23 sit outside on the first day of school.

Campus Reopens With Modified COVID-19 Protocols

Natalie Kozhemiakin, Editor-in-Chief September 8, 2021
The School aims to maintain a safe and healthy learning environment while ensuring a greater sense of normalcy.
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Therapy, while rough and very emotionally draining at times, has helped drastically. I look into the mirror, and Im 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.
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Varsity tennis served up a win last Monday in the Schools 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.
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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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