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

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Middle Schoolers Spread Environmental Awareness

Charlotte Wolfstitch, Journalist May 11, 2023
Increasing awareness about the negative effects of plastic and other pollutants in daily life.
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Location of where students board for this years prom, Rowes Wharf.

Q&A: Prom-goers to Seas the Night

Mary Wang, Journalist May 9, 2023
Students will dance the night away in Great Gatsby glamour on the high seas.
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Jared Smith teaches Owen Williams 23 during chemistry.

The Legacy of Science Teacher Jared Smith

Mckinlee DePaola, Photojournalist May 3, 2023
Students showed their appreciation for the beloved educator by naming him last year's senior honorary class member.
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Maddie Pogoda ’25 and Math Lab Tutor Stanley Szwartz discuss a problem.

Stanley Szwartz: The Man Behind the Math Lab

Mckinlee DePaola, Photojournalist April 26, 2023
Several teachers work in the Math Lab, but Stanley Szwartz, who runs the program, is especially beloved.
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Police personnel stand outside the entrance to the New York Criminal Court during the arraignment of Former President Donald Trump. Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Community Reacts to Trump’s Indictment

Edward Flint, Journalist April 26, 2023
The news has no precedent in American history, Government Teacher David Cutler said.
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Even at larger School events like the Temple Fair, fewer students wear masks this year.

End of National COVID-19 Emergency

James Yu, Journalist April 26, 2023
The announcement will not impact the School's operations, according to School Nurse Beth Escobar.
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Cat on a 15th century wall in Évora, Portugal.

Caleb Meranus: Turning Passion into Profit

Nolan Suraci, Multimedia Journalist April 24, 2023
The upstart recently discovered his passion and has created a website and an Instagram account focused on showcasing his talent.
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A visual arts component of the Biomimicry Project.

Seventh-Graders Create Wearable, Recycled Animal Sculptures

Nolan Suraci and Caleb Meranus April 21, 2023
Students used their creativity to tackle the United Nations’ sustainable development goals.
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Varsity Girls Lacrosse, which has 12 games this season, lost to Boston Trinity Academy last week in its season opener, 12-5. Boys Lacrosse has its season opener tomorrow against Gann Academy at 4:00 p.m., home.

This Spring, Fewer Games for Boys Baseball and Lacrosse

Brian Gamble, Outgoing Managing Editor April 18, 2023
Varsity Girls Lacrosse is scheduled to play a total of 12 games, compared to just seven for the boys.
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Students last year making a mini-library with Artists with Humanity.

Students Collaborate with Artists for Humanity

Mary Wang, Journalist April 16, 2023
The group is designing a set of lost-and-found bins, which will be placed around the School.
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Students, Faculty Gear Up for Worldwide Winterim Trips

Edward Flint, Journalist March 3, 2023
In less than 48 hours, trips will begin in the long-awaited return to the Winterim global travel program.
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A former all-gender student bathroom is now locked and only open to faculty due to substance use concerns.

Faculty, Administrators Address Vaping at School

Meera Gandhi, Journalist February 23, 2023
Administrators bring in in specialists like Will Slotnick, founder and director of Wellness Directive, to speak to students about drug use.
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