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

Zakkai Mares-Van Praag

Zakkai Mares-Van Praag, Journalist

Zakkai has been at Brimmer since 2016 and is a senior this year. Last summer, he worked on housing assistance at Revere City Hall. He is currently a cross country captain and enjoys acting and singing.

All content by Zakkai Mares-Van Praag
CAP students at American Repertory Theater. Photo courtesy of Bill Jacob.

CAP Field Trips Return With “Ayodele Casel: Chasing Magic”

October 8, 2021
The CAP program kicked off their first field trip since the start of the pandemic with tap dancing and music.
Head Librarian Elyse Seltzer. Photo courtesy of Brimmer and May School.

Faculty Profile: Librarian Elyse Seltzer

October 1, 2021
The librarian is passionate about singing and fantasy books.
The lynching memorial at the Civil Rights Memorial Park.

Op-Ed: Reflections on Learning About the Civil Rights Movement

June 4, 2020
My trip to Alabama taught me more about the history that has disappeared beneath the surface today.
Photo illustration purchased from BigStock.com.

Faculty, Staff Provide Health and Wellness Resources

May 6, 2020
Instructional yoga videos, meditation resources, and more can be found on students' Canvas pages.
Brimmer the Panda.

Photos: Brimmer the Panda

March 11, 2020
Catch new glimpses of the cute creature.
Kitchen Prioritizes Dietary Needs, Sustainability

Kitchen Prioritizes Dietary Needs, Sustainability

February 19, 2020
The kitchen's effort to make healthy food is often unacknowledged.
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