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The Gator

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

Camille Cherney

Camille Cherney, Co-Editor-in-Chief

When she's not editing stories, Camille enjoys playing tennis, baking, and singing. She loves being a student journalist because she can amplify her voice beyond the classroom.

All content by Camille Cherney
Op-Ed: Things To Do At Home During COVID-19

Op-Ed: Things To Do At Home During COVID-19

March 16, 2020
Thankfully, during COVID-19, there are lots of fun and relaxing at-home activities we can indulge in to pass the time.
Cartoon by Jennifer Ngo 23.

Op-Ed: Money Trumps Merit in College Admissions

November 13, 2019
Lawsuits are a first step towards a more equitable future.
A screenshot of the Schools new online destination.

School Launches Redesigned Website

September 25, 2019
To modernize its digital appearance, the School launched a redesigned website over the summer.
Photo Illustration by Michelle Levinger 19.

New Discipline System Prompts Referral Uptick

April 17, 2019
There have been around 20 percent more ISCRs issued this year than detentions last year.
Concept of leadership represented by a line of people in 3d with the leader at front.

Op-Ed: Should Schools Rank Students?

February 26, 2019
If administrators care about their students’ well-being, they must eradicate class rank.
Op-Ed: Womens March Corruption Delays Progress

Op-Ed: Women’s March Corruption Delays Progress

February 13, 2019
We cannot allow those who condone hate speech to control a social movement.
Students studying in the Learning Commons. Photo by David Barron.

How Students Use Free Periods

January 16, 2019
Overall, most are happy with the system and how they make use of time.
Environment change and ecology global warming drought or refreshing tree. Photo illustration purchased from BigStock.com.

With Climate Change, Indifference Spells Disaster

December 12, 2018
Trump has taken a stance of ignorance on the issue, disregarding all scientific evidence.
Scott Kovin directs the Middle School choir. Photo by Sita Alomran 19.

New Teacher Profile: Scott Koven

December 12, 2018
The professional singer is bringing his skills to Brimmer.
microphone with a podcast icon on a table

AP Lit Students Create Podcasts

December 11, 2018
Exploring the intersection of storytelling and technology.
In 2018, students led a walk-out for Radical Compassion on campus. Photo by Michelle Levinger 19.

Exploring Empathy and Ethical Thinking

November 9, 2018
With students fighting for social justice and reform, the theme arose organically
Op-Ed: Vote, Make Your Voice Heard

Op-Ed: Vote, Make Your Voice Heard

October 24, 2018
Our leaders can only represent the collective interests of the country if we vote.
One Season In, Mt. Ida Facilities a Hit

One Season In, Mt. Ida Facilities a Hit

October 24, 2018
Student-athletes and coaches are all smiles.
Photo illustration purchased from BigStock.com.

Op-Ed: Diversity Essential to Learning

October 16, 2018
I have learned the most from participating in discussions with people from different backgrounds.
School Introduces Director of Innovation and Design

School Introduces Director of Innovation and Design

September 20, 2018
Kathryn Lee assumed the recently created post this fall.
The Class of 2017. Photo by David Barron.

Op-Ed: It’s Time to Rethink Graduating in White

May 18, 2018
As gender roles and attributes are redefined, it's time to evaluate tradition.
Riga Latvia- March 17 2016: Snapchat application on android cell smartphone. Snapchat is a mobile messaging application used to share photos videos text and drawings.

For Upperclassmen, Snapchat Unblocked

April 13, 2018
If upperclassmen are able to use the app judiciously, it could be unblocked for the entire Upper School.
Donald Reese teaches writing.

Reese Rejects Traditional Grading System

March 7, 2018
The Humanities Department Co-Chair is paving new ground.
Portrait of a young high school student bored and frustrated with his head down on his desk

Detention Replaced by New Initiative

February 16, 2018
Students who commit minor infractions will now complete community service.
The redesigned library, now a learning commons, also houses academic support services. Photo by David Barron.

What Class Do You Wish Was Offered?

February 14, 2018
Have you voice heard. Take our poll at the end of the post.
Student donates money to Pennies for Patients. Photo by David Cutler.

Students Launch Community Service Efforts

January 31, 2018
The School is lending a helping hand around the country and around the globe.
Photo courtesy of Upper School Senate.

Attend Semi-Formal Saturday Night

January 26, 2018
Get pumped for "Manhattan Nights and Hollywood Lights."
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