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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

All content by Caroline Champa
Carolina Champa 20 shows off her dorm room at Conn.

Op-Ed: Caroline Champa ’20 on Freshman Year at Conn College

May 12, 2021
While different from my dreams, my freshman year at Connecticut College has been quite positive and one for the books.
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Q&A: Neudel Offers Post-Spring Break Updates

March 27, 2020
As students prepare to begin remote learning Tuesday, The Gator interviewed Upper School Head Joshua Neudel for an update on how the School is adjusting plans based on COVID-19.
Op-Ed: Stop Hoarding

Op-Ed: Stop Hoarding

March 20, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread and create turmoil, madness has struck, not in isolation but at local grocery stores – people are hoarding.
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Coronavirus: Chinese Students Worry About Home

February 13, 2020
Head of School Judith Guild encourages support for Chinese students.
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Op-Ed: My Heart Aches for Australia

January 23, 2020
Many Australian Open players announce support of relief efforts.
Brimmer students celebrate as the Girls’ Soccer scores a goal to tie the game.

Fall 2019: A Semester to Remember

November 24, 2019
Brian Gamble ’23 completed the Nov. 6 MBIL Cross Country championship 3.1-mile race at Gann Academy in 17:21, a course record, leading the boys’ team to a first-place victory.
Samantha Estrada 20 checks out homework in Canvas, the new learning management system. Phot by Edan Zinn 23.

eBackPack Suddenly Closes, Forcing Scramble

September 12, 2019
The School's online learning management system, eBackpack, filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy over the summer, failing to notify administrators of the situation.
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Freshmen Question Sophomore Wellness Requirement

May 7, 2019
Even with some gaps, Upper School Head Joshua Neudel says, the course covers ground.
Winterim 2019

Winterim 2019

April 10, 2019
Upper School students traveled to China, India, Croatia, France and Italy, Dominican Republic, Boston, and the Grand Canyon. Enter keywords
Michelle Levinger 19 lines up her position. Photo by Amanda Frank.

Winter Sports Roundup

February 28, 2019
Varsity teams earned another strong season.
New Teacher Profile: Emily Miller

New Teacher Profile: Emily Miller

February 5, 2019
Learn about the incoming Lower School Head.
Semi- Formal Theme Announced

Semi- Formal Theme Announced

December 12, 2018
The Upper School Senate had a unique way of sharing the news.
Asian girls students writing test exams on paper for Admissions in high school with uniform student in School classroom of Thailand taking exam background and education concept

Admin. Unveils Additional Midterm Policy Changes

December 6, 2018
This marks the third year that the schedule has undergone scrutiny.
New Teacher Profile: Paul Brauchle

New Teacher Profile: Paul Brauchle

December 6, 2018
The Orono, Minnesota native is also a history buff.
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As White House Works to Restrict Transgender Rights, School Affirms Stance on Equality

November 16, 2018
Trump wants to limit gender based on "biological basis," opposing the School's handbook.
School Launches Hybrid Device Program

School Launches Hybrid Device Program

September 13, 2018
The change comes after the vast majority of Upper Schoolers voluntarily use laptops.
Kimberly Santos 18 fighting for a loose ball - Photo by David Barron

Eight Seniors to Play College Sports

May 18, 2018
In the graduating class of 39, eight seniors will smash the national average.
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Gator Introduces New ‘Amplify’ Section

April 24, 2018
Shorthand, a powerful online platform, makes it easy to create and share visually appealing content
School Runs ‘Justice and Equity’ Program

School Runs ‘Justice and Equity’ Program

April 13, 2018
Director of Diversity Jessica Christian addressed students about the importance of "moving forward while promoting healthy dialogue."
The cast of The Addams Family performs a musical number. Photo by David Barron.

During Tech Week, Cast and Crew Say Leniency Needed

March 27, 2018
Students want a lighter academic load during the busiest rehearsal time.
Tal Breiman 21 goes for two. Photo by David Barron.

Breiman Siblings Share Athletic Talent

February 8, 2018
The duo are a force to be reckoned with.
Ring Ceremony Undergoes Schedule Change

Ring Ceremony Undergoes Schedule Change

February 1, 2018
Some students had exams before the event.
Basketball: Early Season Roundup

Basketball: Early Season Roundup

January 2, 2018
Even in January, teams have hopes for a playoff bid.
Illustration by Michelle Levinger 19.

School Introduces Modified Conference System

November 30, 2017
With longer days, 15 slots were added for parent-teacher meetings.
The redesigned library, now a learning commons, also houses academic support services. Photo by David Barron.

New Academic Support Location a Hit

October 30, 2017
In the past, academic support services occurred in different locations throughout campus.
School Welcomes Sous Chef, Craig Roman

School Welcomes Sous Chef, Craig Roman

October 6, 2017
Roman is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with degrees in culinary arts and food service management.
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