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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

AdviserDavid Cutler runs on Dunkin.

David Cutler, Adviser

Mr. Cutler is a 2002 graduate of Brimmer and May. He also teaches American History, Latin American History, Government, and Popular Culture in American History. Outside of teaching and writing, he enjoys superheroes, comic books, and spending time with friends and family.

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Renowned columnist Chris Costas chats with journalism students.

Photo | Renowned Reporter Chats with Newsroom

November 29, 2023

Renowned columnist Chris Costas chats with journalism students.

Gator Adviser David Cutler takes a photogrpah as he passes he reporters at work.

Photo | Op-Ed: In the Spotlight at NHSJC

Mary Wang, Senior Journalist
November 17, 2023

Gator Adviser David Cutler takes a photogrpah as he passes he reporters at work.

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.

Photo | With Mess, Senior Lounge Loses Furniture

Zakkai Mares-Van Praag, Journalist
April 22, 2022

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.

The new gear funded by  Garth Smith and Susan Kirwan (P ’27).

Photo | Gator Recieves $5K Gift from Kirwan Smith Family

Gator Staff
March 4, 2022

The new gear funded by Garth Smith and Susan Kirwan (P ’27).

School Nurse Beth Escobar takes care of students and adults alike here. She hands a COVID-19 test to second grade teacher Angela Park.

Photo | Q&A: “All Things COVID” With School Nurse Beth Escobar

Marlie Kass, Outgoing Arts Editor
January 28, 2022

School Nurse Beth Escobar takes care of students and adults alike here. She hands a COVID-19 test to second grade teacher Angela Park.

Head of School Judith Guild supervises a science class.

Photo | With Omicron Surge, ‘All-Hands-On-Deck’ For Teacher Absences

Kate Hirschen, Outgoing Culture Editor
January 21, 2022

Head of School Judith Guild supervises a science class.

The Environmental Club is working to help ban plastic straws in Newton

Photo | Op-Ed: Environmental Club Works to Ban Plastic Straws in Newton

Evan Michaeli, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 13, 2022

The Environmental Club is working to help ban plastic straws in Newton

Texas banns more books, discouraging young people from reading (photo illustration).

Photo | Op-Ed: Texas Lawmakers, Let Kids Read Diverse Books

Madeleine Pogoda, Senior Journalist
January 14, 2022

Texas banns more books, discouraging young people from reading (photo illustration).

Basketball players Raymond Baez 24, Jackson Ostrowski 22, Theo Johnson 22, and David Kaplansky 22, huddle with their coaches during timeout.

Photo | Mask Mandate, Gym Closures Impact Winter Sports

January 7, 2022

Basketball players Raymond Baez '24, Jackson Ostrowski '22, Theo Johnson '22, and David Kaplansky '22, huddle with their coaches during timeout.

Sylvia Tejada 22 gets creative with Anything-But-A-Backpack day.

Photo | Photos: Week of Oct. 4

Toni Golston, Photographer
October 13, 2021

Sylvia Tejada '22 gets creative with "Anything-But-A-Backpack" day.

Brian Barrera and Behare Goshime belay climbers up the 35-foot wall.

Photos: 11th Grade at Project Adventure

David Cutler, Adviser
May 21, 2021
The Class of 2022 spent last Friday on the high-ropes course at Project Adventure in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Wild Turkeys Visit Campus

Wild Turkeys Visit Campus

David Cutler, Adviser
April 12, 2021
History teacher David Cutler spots two turkeys, who explored campus early Monday.
Photo illustration purchased from Bigstock.com.

Op-Ed: Teaching and learning amid false claims of voter fraud

Karly Hamilton and David Cutler
January 7, 2021
Disagreement can be civil. I know because I often have views contrary to those of my classmates, and we can communicate and listen to each other with respect and open-mindedness.
David Cutler presents about the lack of private school journalism at the 2019 Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Photo courtesy of The Feather Online.

Op-Ed: The Dying State of Private School Media

David Cutler, Adviser
December 9, 2020
David Cutler seeks to help other private schools honor their mission statements by supporting student voice.
Prom will be held on the field to accommodate social distancing guidelines.

Photo | COVID-19 Disrupts 2019-2020 School Year

Edan Zinn, Outgoing Editor-in-Chief
April 22, 2020

Prom will be held on the field to accommodate social distancing guidelines.

Jordan Minor 19 interned with Athletic Director Jeff Gates for his Senior Project, helping in a Lower School gym class.

Photo | Senior Project, Learning Beyond the Classroom

Nate Suraci, Writer
May 9, 2019

Jordan Minor '19 interned with Athletic Director Jeff Gates for his Senior Project, helping in a Lower School gym class.

Photos: Newsies Dress Rehearsal

Photos: ‘Newsies’ Dress Rehearsal

David Cutler, Adviser
March 6, 2019
Get a sneak peak at the cast and crew in action.
Dylan Rigol 18 celebrates his last home game, playing for the Gators. Photo by David Cutler.

Seniors Celebrate Last Home Game, Happening Now

David Cutler, Adviser
February 23, 2018
Eight senior boys are being honored tonight.
At her last home game, Amy Nwachukwu ’18 celebrates with her team during halftime. Photo by David Cutler 02.

Amy Nwachukwu Celebrates Senior Game

David Cutler, Adviser
February 23, 2018
Amy Nwachukwu '18 helped her team defeat Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, 39-34.
Sneak Peek: The Addams Family

Sneak Peek: The Addams Family

David Cutler, Adviser
February 21, 2018
Get your tickets today!
Students Debate Use of A-bomb to End WWII

Students Debate Use of A-bomb to End WWII

David Cutler, Adviser
May 16, 2016
Earlier today, juniors debated whether America acted justly in using atomic weapons to end World War II.
Captain America: Civil War Schools DC Universe

Captain America: Civil War Schools DC Universe

David Cutler, Adviser
May 6, 2016
Marvel just completely schooled DC on how to make a superhero match-up movie.
Batman v. Superman: Yawn of Justice

Batman v. Superman: ‘Yawn’ of Justice

David Cutler, Adviser
March 29, 2016
This is one big, overcrowded mess about a disgruntled Batman going after an unchecked, omnipotent Superman.
Photo purchased from BigStock.com.

State of The Gator

David Cutler, Adviser
December 15, 2014
Few small independent schools boast an online news site—and certainly not one equal to The Gator.
How The Gator Will Enhance Student Voice

How The Gator Will Enhance Student Voice

David Cutler, Adviser
October 23, 2014
Brimmer and May students have worthwhile, valuable, and change-making ideas—and the world should hear them.
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