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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

Molly McHugh

Molly McHugh, Writer

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Fashion Flash: Ayanna Jefferson 22

Fashion Flash: Ayanna Jefferson ’22

June 2, 2020

What are the most important things you consider when picking out your outfit for the day? Whenever I pick an outfit for the day I start off with the shoes because if it rains I won’t wear my newest...

Fashion Flash: Alphonse Houndegla 21

Fashion Flash: Alphonse Houndegla ’21

May 29, 2020
See how this student selects his outfits.
Fashion Flash: Ana Forgit 21

Fashion Flash: Ana Forgit ’21

May 27, 2020
See how this student selects her outfits.
Fashion Flash: Kelly Rimas 22

Fashion Flash: Kelly Rimas ’22

May 26, 2020
See how this student expresses herself through fashion.
“I want to continue to develop my abilities in the sport while working on my own curling skills. I want all the curlers to enjoy coming to curling everyday and improve along the way.” — Curling Co-Captain Samantha Estrada ’20

Curling Leads Winter Sports Teams

February 5, 2020
As the winter season winds down, curling is on a roll.
The boys lacrosse team huddles at Mt. Ida. Photo by David Barron.

School Modifies Athletics Requirement

May 29, 2019
Next year, students can opt out of a season of activity.
The team huddles at halftime against Waring. Photo by David Barron.

Boys’ Lacrosse Triumphs Against Waring

May 22, 2019
The team made history by defeating the league powerhouse.
Cara Rittner Directs Back-to-Back Spring Plays

Cara Rittner Directs Back-to-Back Spring Plays

May 3, 2019
The performance is designed to be immersive, with audience members on stage.
After 16 Years, Murray Retires as V. Softball Head Coach

After 16 Years, Murray Retires as V. Softball Head Coach

April 4, 2019
Athletic Director Jeff Gates, who has experience coaching softball, is taking over the job.
Laptops are often left out of order and unplugged. Photo by Sita Alomran 19.

Students Ignoring Laptop Sign-Out Rules

February 22, 2019
When devices are not returned, it's frustrating for teachers and students.
Three Seniors to Play College Sports

Three Seniors to Play College Sports

January 30, 2019
Jordan Minor, Liam Conklin, and Jared Heller will play at a higher level.
Seniors Offer Advice as Juniors Start College Counseling

Seniors Offer Advice as Juniors Start College Counseling

January 16, 2019
Seniors offered their advice to juniors just starting college counseling process.
Students perform at least years Coffee House. Photo by Michelle Levinger 19.

Don’t Miss Coffee House 2019

January 9, 2019
The popular event is scheduled for tomorrow night at 6:00 p.m. in the Dining Commons.
Evergreens at snowy winter park in the night. Special toned photo f/x.

Student Winter Break Plans

December 13, 2018
Students are traveling, spending time with family, and relaxing at home.
AJ Reeves 19 visits his o.d stomping grounds before helping to defeat Boston College as a Friar.

AJ Reeves ’18 Returns to Chestnut Hill

December 6, 2018
Students and faculty cheered on the recent graduate as the Friars took on the Eagles.
In the fall production of Tom Jones, Cara Rittner ’19 played Jane, Honour, Cecilia, Debra, and Molly. She enjoyed the comedic scenes in the play, and said, The show itself was really successful and it was really funny. The audience just gave a lot of energy and you could just feel the electricity both from an actors standpoint and an audience standpoint, said Rittner.

‘Tom Jones’ Cast Reflects on Highlights

November 29, 2018
The Gator sat down with several cast members from School's recent production of Tom Jones, which ran November 8, 9, and 10.
Photo courtesy of Brimmer and May.

Record-Breaking Attendance at Admissions Open House

November 8, 2018
The School received 177 inquiries for students in the Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools.
Emma Hastings 19 gets into Harvest Fest spirit at last years gathering. Photo by Caroline Ellervik 18.

Greenline to Lead School in Song at Harvest Fest

October 25, 2018
The School has purchased the rights to "Do the Right Thing" by Ages and Ages.
Rain Cant Stop Homecoming Spirit

Rain Can’t Stop Homecoming Spirit

October 18, 2018
Both teams won games against Bradford Christian Academy.
School Acquires Access to Mt. Ida Athletic Facilities

School Acquires Access to Mt. Ida Athletic Facilities

September 25, 2018
With additional fields, tennis courts, and more, this is a landmark development.
Coach Kyla Graves talks strategy with her team. Photo by David Barron.

Girls Lacrosse Earns Historic Season

May 31, 2018
Needless to say, bringing home a trophy meant a lot to the team.
School Opens Permanent Online Spirit Store

School Opens Permanent Online Spirit Store

May 2, 2018
Apparel comes in an array designs and styles.
Catherine Leader 20 and Dessie Bell-Kamen collaborate in the space (photo by Molly McHugh) 21).

Students Continue to Make Good Use of Learning Commons

April 10, 2018
Eight months into the School year, the space is still getting tremendous traffic.
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