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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

Sophia Spring runs on Keebler cheese and crackers.

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager

Sophia Spring has been on The Gator since she was a freshman. She loves making videos and her favorite sport is Cross Country.

 

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Adiele 23 Wins Limbo at Carnival

Video | Adiele ’23 Wins Limbo at Carnival

Marlie Kass, Outgoing Arts Editor
April 12, 2022
Saturday's classic carnival delights included a bouncy house, field games, BBQ, and more.

Video | GNN: From the Height of COVID-19 to Now

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
April 7, 2022
While the pandemic is still here, life is starting to feel more normal.

Video | Never Too Late to Learn: Mr. J Takes French

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
March 8, 2022
Creative Arts Department Chair Bill Jacob takes French II alongside many of his students.

GNN: Students Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
January 17, 2022
Several Upper School students and two fifth grade students created a video to honor Dr. King.

COVID Response Team Chair Addresses Omicron Variant

Sophia Spring and Brian Gamble
January 14, 2022
“I feel really good about the mitigation strategies that we have in place,” Chair Carl Rapisarda-Vallely said.
GNN: Preparing for Winter Break

GNN: Preparing for Winter Break

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
December 13, 2021
Tour the Senior Lounge, dive into midterms, and explore Outdoor Education.

Video | Upper School Fall Play Premieres Thursday

November 9, 2021
Don't miss welcoming your peers back to the stage.

Video | Harvestfest Returns to Campus

Marlie Kass, Outgoing Arts Editor
November 4, 2021
After last year's absence, Harvestfest was held to bring the School together for fall-themed festivities.
GNN: Outdoor Ed Soars with Zoar

GNN: Outdoor Ed Soars with Zoar

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
October 28, 2021
Outdoor education traveled to Zoar Outdoor in Charlemont, Massachusetts, Sunday to enjoy zip lining and the great outdoors.
GNN: Gators Victorious for Homecoming 2021

GNN: Gators Victorious for Homecoming 2021

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
October 18, 2021
With one of the largest Homecoming crowds in School history, both soccer teams deliver a win on a beautiful Saturday.
Lower School students enjoy the mini golf course, built by CAP students.

CAP Students Build Mini Golf Course

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
June 2, 2021
Creative Arts Diploma students built a festive mini golf course for the Lower School to enjoy.
Students prepare to go on the zip-line.

11th Grade Fosters Leadership at Project Adventure

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
May 18, 2021
The Class of 2022 spent Friday bonding and building leadership skills at Project Adventure in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Varsity tennis served up a win last Monday in the Schools first interscholastic athletic event in over a year since competitive sports shut down due to the pandemic.

Video | Tennis Wins in School’s First Athletic Event in Over a Year

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
May 13, 2021
Since competitive sports shut down last spring, last Monday, Varsity Tennis served up a 5-2 win against Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall.
Spirit Week Commemorates 12th Grade

Spirit Week Commemorates 12th Grade

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
May 3, 2021
The event celebrated the 12th grade in their final week of non-AP classes at the School.
Discover An Elective: Greenline

Video | Discover An Elective: Greenline

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
April 15, 2021
Learn more about Greenline, a choir elective in the Upper School led by Max Holman.
A dozen student hiked Lynn Woods Reservation hiked Lynn Woods Reservation Sunday. 

Video | Outdoor Ed Hikes Lynn Woods Reservation

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
February 23, 2021

A dozen students hiked Lynn Woods Reservation Sunday, enjoying nice weather.

Eleanor Reyelt 23 is making a splash on social media, selling necklaces, earrings and rings.

Student Entrepreneur Sells Jewelry Online

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
February 17, 2021
Eleanor Reyelt '23 is making a splash on social media, selling handmade necklaces, earrings and rings.
Students thank teachers for all of their work.

Students Thank Faculty and Staff

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
February 5, 2021
With everything going on this year, students share their appreciation for adults in the community.
Upper School students engage on a 6-mile hike at Blue Hills.

Outdoor Education Returns

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
February 2, 2021
Students embarked on a 6-mile hike at Blue Hills.
Guest Contributions

Video | Guest Contributions

Amelia Bowman, Editor-in-Chief
January 5, 2021
Whether you want to submit an opinion story, cover news, take photographs, or illustrate, this is your paper to share your voice. 
Photo illustration purchased from BigStock.com.

Amidst Pandemic, Students, Adults Express Thanks for Community

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
November 27, 2020
Even during COVID-19, there is still reason to be grateful.
Head of School Judith Guild urges safety during Thanksgiving.

Video | Head of School Urges Safety over Thanksgiving

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
November 20, 2020
Amidst a COVID-19 surge, Judith Guild reminds everyone to remain vigilant this holiday, while also enjoying time off.
The Life of a Concurrent Student

The Life of a Concurrent Student

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
November 4, 2020
Follow Neel Kumar '22 as he takes you through a day in the life of a concurrent learner.
Photo purchased from Bigstock.com.

Video | Op-Ed: The First Presidential Debate

Kolja Westhues, Journalist
October 7, 2020
Last week’s presidential debate was one of the worst I have ever watched.
Head of School Judith Guild greets a student on the first day of school last September.

Brimmer in the Age of COVID-19

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
September 22, 2020
Follow Gator Multimedia Manager Sophia Spring '22 as she goes about her day.
Trailer: Urinetown

Trailer: ‘Urinetown’

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
March 6, 2020
Don't miss the show!
GNN: Students Bond at Camp

GNN: Students Bond at Camp

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
September 12, 2019
Take a look at what activities the Upper School enjoyed.
GNN: Teacher Appreciation Week

GNN: Teacher Appreciation Week

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
May 8, 2019
Students give shout outs to adults in the community.
GNN: Cathy Gardner Retires after 20 Years

GNN: Cathy Gardner Retires after 20 Years

Sophia Spring, Multimedia Manager
February 20, 2019

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