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

The Gator

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

The Gator


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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Kumar 22 hits the studio for recording. Photo courtesy of Kumars Instagram

Spotlight: Neel Kumar ’22 is ‘MasalaKing’

Conno Wagner, Journalist May 19, 2022
Kumar is passionate about making music, specifically rap and hip-hop, having already released several singles.
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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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School Nurse Beth Escobar takes care of students and adults alike here. She hands a COVID-19 test to second grade teacher Angela Park.

School Sees Uptick in COVID-19 Cases

Marlie Kass, Senior Arts Journalist May 2, 2022
Face masks will remain optional, though the CRT urges vigilance. “I think that our community is still very proactive and safe,” School Nurse Beth Escobar said.
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Statistics: April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Haleigh Jacobs, Multimedia Journalist April 26, 2022
Though disturbing, it's important to help make people aware of statistics relating to sexual assault, sexual harassment, and rape. Also, find connect with helpful resources.
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Upper School Head Joshua Neudel and Class of 2022 homeroom teachers decided to shutdown the senior lounge Thursday, after students routinely leave behind a mess.

With Mess, Senior Lounge Loses Furniture

Zakkai Mares-Van Praag, Journalist April 22, 2022
After months of sustained uncleanliness, Upper School Head Joshua Neudel and homeroom teachers ordered the removal of the Senior Lounge's furniture.
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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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Digital Cinema Teacher to Premiere War Film

Marlie Kass, Senior Arts Journalist April 13, 2022
The feature documentary will premiere as part of the Boston International Film Festival. Tickets available for Sunday at 3:00 p.m. showing.
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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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The New England Aquarium is located on the Central Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts.

Before Spring Break, School Gears Up for Exploration Week

Martin Maynard, Journalist March 9, 2022
Friday, the Upper School will go to the Natick Mall for Level 99, an "escape room-esque" experience.
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Librarian Elyse Seltzers Black History Month posters.

Students, Teachers Honor Black History Month

Zakkai Mares-Van Praag, Journalist February 28, 2022
Black History Month is an important time to celebrate Black voices; past, present and future.
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Photo illustration courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

School to Begin Mask-Optional Policy Monday

Kate Hirschen, Journalist February 25, 2022
“It’s not a ‘rip the mask off,’ but a dial-up, dial down,” Head of School Judith Guild said at a Middle and Upper School meeting earlier this week.
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