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The Cypress

English teacher Maria Julian will teach the returning Writers of Color course in the 2024-2025 school year. The class will read literature written by writers of color and analyze characters using a racial and cultural lens.
New chapter for English class: Writers of Color
Claudia Rothman, Staff Writer • June 7, 2024

The Writers of Color class will unfold as a warm space to discuss tough topics through literature. The honors English course will examine the authors and characters of...

Brookline.News founders attend the Brookline Women of the year event on Wednesday, March 20 to accept their award as Brookline Women of the Year. The award was issued by the Brookline Commission for Women for their efforts to restore professional journalism to Brookline.
Brookline.News founders named 2024 Women of the Year
Josephine Ross, Staff Writer • June 7, 2024

In the spring of 2022, Brookline was a desert. Not the hot and sandy kind, but one where people did not have a source of reliable information on local affairs. It was a news...

The Asian American Essay Contest celebrated its winners with an essay reading ceremony on May 15 in the Coolidge Corner Theater. The contest highlights Asian American high school students voices about what it means to be Asian American.
What it means to be Asian-American: BAAFN Essay Contest
Surya Jayashankar and Sophia Su June 5, 2024

Students, families, staff and community members gathered at the Coolidge Corner Theatre on Wednesday, May 15 to commemorate five students’ award-winning essays on what it...

After a decade with the Mercedes F1 team, Lewis Hamilton will join Ferrari at the beginning of the 2025 season with the team hoping to get back to a first place finish.
Is Lewis Hamilton what Ferrari needs?
Xenofon Papamichail and Carlotta Zanini June 9, 2024
Xen:

A few months ago, Formula 1 (F1) driver Lewis Hamilton revealed that he signed
Detriments of deleveling
Lily Kleinbaum, Contributing Writer • June 7, 2024
“The War That Saved My Life” by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley follows a struggling heroine and a found family. It is a historical fiction book that takes place in England during WWII.
Worth the read: "The War that Saved My Life"
Kira Sivakumar, Arts Editor • May 20, 2024

Welcome back to the fourth edition of Worth the Read, where I tell you books that I think are, as the name suggests, worth the read. This time around I read “The War That...

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Deven Devaiah contributes to the positive environment on the tennis team.
Deven Devaiah motivates team through leadership
Amalya Silbert, Staff Writer • June 7, 2024

Positive. Motivated. Dedicated. As a captain of boys varsity tennis, junior Deven Devaiah puts his best foot forward and inspires the team to strive for success through his...

Following graduation, senior Owen McKendry plans to take his rowing skills to Tufts University.
Owen McKendry sets the tone on the crew team
Jackson Musto, Staff Writer • June 5, 2024

Engulfed in a golden stream of sunlight, senior Owen McKendry looks out onto the water. His eyes are hidden behind sunglasses, but his face holds the expression of calm determination...

From his dedication to academics to his talent as a rower to his vibrant personality, senior Ali Shiekh sets an example for his fellow teammates.
Ali Shiekh embodies academic and athletic dedication
Sami Calabro, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024

Rowers grunt, pushing with all their might as eight blue and red oars splash down into the Charles River synchronized perfectly. After they finish, they’ll gather around...

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