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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

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

Caroline Champa
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

Caroline Champa
March 27, 2020
Upper School Head says spring sports unlikely to resume as normal, if at all.
Op-Ed: Stop Hoarding

Op-Ed: Stop Hoarding

Caroline Champa
March 20, 2020
Be mindful of others when picking up groceries during this pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Chinese Students Worry About Home

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

Caroline Champa
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

Caroline Champa
November 24, 2019
Catch up on the semester's major events and accomplishments.
Samantha Estrada 20 checks out homework in Canvas, the new learning management system. Phot by Edan Zinn 23.

eBackPack Suddenly Closes, Forcing Scramble

Caroline Champa
September 12, 2019
The School purchased a subscription to Canvas, a popular learning management system.
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Freshmen Question Sophomore Wellness Requirement

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

Winterim 2019

Caroline Champa
April 10, 2019
Students traveled to China, India, Croatia, France and Italy, Boston, and the Grand Canyon.
Michelle Levinger 19 lines up her position. Photo by Amanda Frank.

Winter Sports Roundup

Caroline Champa
February 28, 2019
Varsity teams earned another strong season.
Debbie OMalley  hard at work with inventory.

Photo | Faculty Profile: Debbie O’Malley

Zoe Kaplan, Associate Editor
February 6, 2019

Debbie O'Malley hard at work with inventory.

New Teacher Profile: Emily Miller

New Teacher Profile: Emily Miller

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

Semi- Formal Theme Announced

Caroline Champa
December 12, 2018
The Upper School Senate had a unique way of sharing the news.
Admin. Unveils Additional Midterm Policy Changes

Admin. Unveils Additional Midterm Policy Changes

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

New Teacher Profile: Paul Brauchle

Caroline Champa
December 5, 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

Caroline Champa
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

Caroline Champa
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

Caroline Champa
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

Caroline Champa
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

Caroline Champa
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

Caroline Champa
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

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

Ring Ceremony Undergoes Schedule Change

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

Basketball: Early Season Roundup

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

School Introduces Modified Conference System

Caroline Champa
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

Caroline Champa
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

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