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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

Photo illustration by Edan Zinn 23.

Q&A: Nurse Escobar on COVID-19 Testing

Evan Michaeli, Journalist April 1, 2021
The Gator spoke to School Nurse Beth Escobar to take a closer look at COVID-19 testing.
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Digital illustration by Edan Zinn 23.

Podcast: Fighting the Pandemic with Dr. Kathy Taylor

Karly Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2021
Dr. Kathy Taylor comments on the vaccine rollout, different types of vaccines, and vaccine hesitancy. 
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Newsroom Reflects on COVID-19

Newsroom Reflects on COVID-19

Gator Staff March 12, 2021
The Gator staff share what they are grateful for a year into the pandemic.
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Illustration by Karly Hamilton 21.

As COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out, Mask-Wearing Remains

Grace Papas, Executive Editor February 23, 2021
N95, KN95, and double masking methods are seeing increased popularity as the virus mutates.
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Natalie Kozhemiakin 23 washes her hands before entering the Chase Building.

Community Reflects on Safety Protocols

Nico Jaffer, Journalist February 2, 2021
Mask-wearing and hand-washing are now a part of people's everyday routines.
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Cars parked in the gym parking lot. Photo illustration by Edan Zinn 23.

Op-Ed: Learning to Drive During COVID-19

Marlie Kass, Senior Arts Journalist January 29, 2021
Learning to drive looks different this year, but I am still excited to get behind the wheel.
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More and more Middle and Upper School students are getting the vaccine every day. Photo illustration by Edan Zinn 23.

Community Members Receive COVID-19 Vaccines Early

Edan Zinn, Editor-in-Chief January 29, 2021
COVID-19 vaccinations may be on the early horizons for the community, with some parents working in the medical field already vaccinated.
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Sophia Spring 22 receives a PCR test.

Op-Ed: Weekly Testing Will Keep Campus Safe

Nico Jaffer, Journalist January 19, 2021
Weekly COVID testing for students and faculty is a great way to keep campus safe.
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Nurse Vicki Trinh collects PCR test samples during the community testing day.

New Year Brings Updated COVID-19 Testing Plan

Karly Hamilton and Edan Zinn January 11, 2021
The School decided on another round of COVID-19 testing, to ensure the safety return possible.
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College counseling class in 2019. Classes look different this year with social distancing in place and some students learning remotely.

College Counseling Adapts to COVID-19

Karly Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2020
Both the class and application process have faced changes this year.
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COVID-19 Vaccine. COVID-19 Corona Virus 2019-ncov Vaccine Injection Vials Medicine bottles. Vaccination, immunization, treatment to cure Covid-19 Corona Virus infection. Healthcare And Medical concept. Photo courtesy of BigStock.com.

As COVID-19 Vaccines Start, Some Show Skepticism

Grace Papas, Executive Editor December 15, 2020
Research suggests that there may finally be light at the end of the tunnel, yet vaccine hesitancy is a concern among public health officials—and some students here.
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Photo illustration purchased from Bigstock.com.

School Announces Weekly COVID-19 Testing for Community

Karly Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief December 14, 2020
Students will now be tested weekly as well.
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