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Coach Andrew Beal talks strategy with his players. Photo by David Barron.

After Inaugural Season, Frisbee Nixed

Elizabeth Picken
April 14, 2017
Low player turnout contributed to the decision.
Coalition of Essential Schools Closes

Coalition of Essential Schools Closes

Elizabeth Picken
March 3, 2017
Brimmer joined the progressive coalition in the 1980s. What now?
Illustration by Samantha Vingers 17.

Students Thrilled by Pats Historic Win

Elizabeth Picken
February 14, 2017
Students are calling this the greatest Super Bowl ever.
Illustration by Michelle Levinger 19.

School Approves Snapchat Geofilter

Elizabeth Picken
January 27, 2017
The proposal garnered support from students and teachers alike.
Experts Teach Money Management

Experts Teach Money Management

Elizabeth Picken
June 2, 2016
Students learned about responsible financial planning.
V. Baseball Earns Another Stellar Season

V. Baseball Earns Another Stellar Season

Elizabeth Picken
May 24, 2016
The Gators made it to their sixth-consecutive MBIL championship game.
A person wih a yellow pencil taking a multiple choice test or exam

AP Classes at Brimmer: Under the Microscope

Elizabeth Picken
May 21, 2016
While Brimmer continues to add AP classes, the mass media have not shied away from criticizing the College Board.
holidays, vacation, love and friendship concept - smiling teen couple in sunglasses having fun in summer park

Navigating Issues of Age and Consent

Elizabeth Picken
May 13, 2016
Lawyers spoke to Upper School students about interpersonal relationships.
Outside Experts Teach about Microaggressions

Outside Experts Teach about Microaggressions

Elizabeth Picken
April 28, 2016
Students learned about offensive comments directed at a minority, which are often unintentional or unconsciously reinforces a stereotype.
Alvin Zhao, Honorable Mention in Painting The Elephant

Art Students Earn Prestigious Awards

Elizabeth Picken
March 4, 2016
"The real measure of success...is when students create something they are proud of." — Kathryn Lee
Greenline Singers Hit a High Note

Greenline Singers Hit a High Note

Elizabeth Picken
February 10, 2016
Five students were selected to sing in the American Choral Director's Association All-East Honor Choir.
Students Party in Winter Wonderland

Students Party in Winter Wonderland

Elizabeth Picken
January 31, 2016
Students danced the night away at the Annual Upper School Senate-sponsored Semiformal.
Patriots to Play Broncos in AFC Title Game Today

Patriots to Play Broncos in AFC Title Game Today

Elizabeth Picken
January 24, 2016
Winner goes to the Super Bowl, loser goes home.
Beautiful girl studying in front of big blackboard

Coping with Executive Function Deficits

Elizabeth Picken
January 7, 2016
Get help early when the brain is still developing.
Creative Innovation and Glowing Concept as a Art

Innovation Grant Winners Announced

Elizabeth Picken
November 13, 2015
Music teacher Frank Van Atta and fourth grade teacher Ina Patel to receive $10,000.
Poets Corner: Elizabeth Picken 17

Poets’ Corner: Elizabeth Picken ’17

Elizabeth Picken
October 30, 2014
Elizabeth Picken '17 spent the summer at Great Books Summer Program at Amherst College. She is an avid writer, and she especially enjoys composing poetry.
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