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

The student news site of Brimmer and May School | Chestnut Hill, MA

The Gator

Marlie Kass

Marlie Kass, Journalist

Marlie is thrilled to be on the writing staff for the Gator. A Lifer at Brimmer, she’s been attending the school since Kindergarten. Marlie loves all things creative arts and looks forward to lifting up the community and exploring new ideas through her writing.

All content by Marlie Kass

Harvestfest Returns to Campus

November 4, 2021
After last year's absence, Harvestfest was held to bring the School together for fall-themed festivities.
Photo courtesy of Marlie Kass 23

CAP Visits Harvard Square for ‘The Rocky Horror Show’

October 29, 2021
On Thursday, CAP visited Harvard Square for The Rocky Horror Show.
School Counselor Emily Luckett.

School Counselor on Managing Stress and Anxiety

October 29, 2021
Developing resilience, that’s the key, and that’s all about learning about yourself.
The Addams Family being performed in 2014. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Op-Ed: Theatre Presents Great Spooky Entertainment

October 27, 2021
For your next scare, consider turning to the stage.
Ajay Suresh from New York, NY, USA, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Review: ‘Hadestown’ Dazzles Broadway in Stunning Return

October 15, 2021
The show encapsulates the spirit of Broadway in 80 minutes of genuine hope and talent.
Elizabeth Fitzgerald 22, Zakkai Mares-Van Praag 22, Kyle Terino 24, and Jerry Dong 23 attend a play rehearsal.

Photo | Upper School Fall Play Returns In Person

October 5, 2021

Elizabeth Fitzgerald '22, Zakkai Mares-Van Praag '22, Kyle Terino '24, and Jerry Dong '23 attend a play rehearsal.

Andrea Underhill-Curtain is the new MS English and Drama teacher.

Faculty Profile: English, Drama Teacher Andrea Underhill-Curtin

September 30, 2021
The new drama teacher has many things in store for the Middle School drama program.
The shows ultimate message is that at the end of the day life is not a game to be won, but a ride to be enjoyed through all its ups and downs.

‘Ride the Cyclone,’ a Musical Journey You Won’t Forget

May 26, 2021
The show reminds us that at the end of the day life is not a game to be won, but a ride to be enjoyed through all its ups and downs.
Poster design by Ady Jaeckel 25.

MS Musical Tackles Performing Theater During Pandemic

May 13, 2021
Tune in on May 27 at 7.pm. to watch students perform "The Show Must Go On(Line)," a show set during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Students joined the livestream with Director of Global Studies Kelly Neely.

Students Attend WorldBoston Discussion of Armenian Genocide

May 11, 2021
Students in Global Studies courses watched Armenian Ambassador Varzhan Nerseyan speak at the WorldBoston event.
Priya Mallidi 23 and Alison Rimas 23 talk outside after school.

Statewide Mask Guidelines Spark Debate

April 29, 2021
Community members weigh in on Massachusetts' decision to allow people to forgo wearing masks when outside.
Poster by Marlie Kass 23.

Photo | Environmental Club to Host Earth Day Events

April 21, 2021

Poster by Marlie Kass '23.

Using reusable water bottles can help reduce your plastic waste. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Op-Ed: Easy Actions For Environmental Impact

April 14, 2021
Here are some of my favorite "small-changes-with-bigger-impacts" decisions that I have made over the past year.
In Upper School classrooms, students sit at desks six feet apart.

School Moves To Full-Time In-Person Learning

April 5, 2021
For the first time in over a year, campus is open five days a week for Upper School classes.
Op-Ed: Performing Theater in the Age of COVID-19

Op-Ed: Performing Theater in the Age of COVID-19

March 9, 2021
When I received a text from a friend nearly a year ago that, due to the worsening pandemic,Broadway had closed for the foreseeable future, it didn’t seem real.
Poster by Michelle Xu 21.

The Show Must Go On(Line)

March 2, 2021
After the success of the virtual fall play, the School is venturing into digital theater yet again.
Cars parked in the gym parking lot. Photo illustration by Edan Zinn 23.

Op-Ed: Learning to Drive During COVID-19

January 29, 2021
Learning to drive looks different this year, but I am still excited to get behind the wheel.
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