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School Committee Welcomes Suzanne Federspiel And Names Pollak Chairman

On May 4th, the School Committee welcomed new member Suzanne Federspiel, and welcomed back re-elected members Julie Schreiner-Oldham and Michael Glover. Ms. Federspiel has been...

Whole Foods Donating Portion Of Sales To Brookline Education Foundation

Based on a poll of Whole Foods Facebook fans, Brookline Education Foundation has been chosen as the recipient of 5 percent of the Beacon...

Looking To Hire Director Of Admissions & Enrollment Management

Application deadline: May 19, 2017 Posted: April 30, 2017 Starting date: July 1, 2017 Job Description St. Mary of the Assumption is a private, Catholic School in Brookline,...

Educators Officially Ratify Contract

The Brookline Educators Union (BEU) voted overwhelmingly to approve a contract proposal on Monday afternoon, March 27, 2017. The vote, completed by handwritten ballots...

Jewish Teen Fellowship Comes To Metrowest, Brookline

The Peer Leadership Fellows program trains Jewish high school students (in grades 10-11) to connect and engage with other teens. The PLF program is based...

Brookline Student Steers Unclaimed Assets To Charities

Haley Evans is a driven, polite, academically earnest senior at Brookline High School who does volunteer charity work in her spare time — when...

Brookline Educational Honors

Elizabeth Scholle, Bronwyn Purcell and Adam Rintell, all of Chestnut Hill, graduated from Bates College on May 29. Theo Nygren, of Brookline, along with over...

How This Mustached Woman Hopes To Send A Brookline Boy To...

When you think about summer camp, visions of swimming, boating, archery, arts and crafts, bugs and dirt, and hiking might immediately come to mind. Mustaches,...

17-Year-Old Brookline Boy Wins Presidential Scholar In The Arts Award

To hear him play, it is obvious you are in the presence of a wildly talented concert pianist. “I just fell in love with the...

Brookline Residents To Perform In Freelance Players’ Musical

Ten Brookline youths will perform in the Freelance Players’ upcoming original musical, “Come as you Are, ” at 7:30 p.m. on December 8 and...

Paraprofessional / Teacher Assistant Job

Brookline, Massachusetts - High School Paraprofessional job available - immediate interviews. Full time, full school year. Will also provide classroom support for students - wide range...

Academic Honors

Madelyn Abbott and Benjamin Mooney, both of Brookline, and Alexandria Werrick of Chestnut Hill, have enrolled at James Madison University for the fall 2017...

Brookline Votes To Further Study New School Site

The town of Brookline is holding off on deciding where to locate a badly-needed new elementary school. The town is short on land, and...

Another Brookline School Principal Announces He Is Leaving

The new Lawrence School principal is the latest to announce he will not be returning to the district next year. Warren Blair came to the...

Brookline Goes Back To School: 5 Things To Know

As August gives way to September and the days slowly cool, thoughts are turning to school supplies and the first of class. School kicks off...

Asian American Commission’s 6th Annual Young Leaders Symposium

Date: September 23, 2017 Location: Vietnamese American Community Center (VietAID) 42 Charles Street Dorchester, MA  02215 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Our 6th Annual Young Leaders Symposium is designed to engage young...

Heath School Principal Asa Sevelius To Be Honored

Asa Sevelius, principal of the Heath School in Brookline, and the first transgender principal in the state, and possibly the second to transition on...

Selectmen & School Committee Hold 1st Meeting About 9th School Alternative...

More than 75 people attended the first meeting to consider an alternative site for the 9th Elementary School held at the Brookline High School...

How A Brookline Teachers’ Aid Got To The UN

One Brookline teachers aid is going to Switzerland for a special UN human rights program after community members pitched in and helped him via...

State Swimming Results

Division 1 Team scores: 1. Andover 488.50, 2. Acton-Boxboro 267.50, 3. Newton North 263, 4. Chelmsford 210, 5. Brookline 176, 6. Haverhill 170, 7. Needham...

Brookline Resident Mentors With Partners In Education

Frank Ty Rabe, of Brookline, is a volunteer mentor with Boston Partners in Education, past two years in the Gardner Pilot Academy's math program. Rabe...

China Trip An Eye-Opening Experience For Brookline Residents

Picture an average eight-hour day at the office. Now double that. That 16-hour period is still shorter than the time it takes to fly from...

Mother Goose On The Loose

Drop-in lapsit program for children, ages 13-23 months, and their caregivers. Join us for stories, fingerplays and songs. When: The next event in this series is on...

Brookline Educational Honors

Chestnut Hill residents Lauren Hawkins and Stephanie Scanlon both received Bachelor of Arts degrees from Curry College on May 21 at the commencement ceremony...

School Committee Bids Farewell To Dr. Lisa Jackson

Current and past School Committee members and Superintendent Bott honored outgoing member Dr. Lisa Jackson during a celebration of her service to the Public...

Brookline Summer School 2017, July 5 – August 4

Brookline Summer School 2017 July 5 - August 4, 2017 Classes: 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tuitions vary by class. Website: here Online...

Brookline Schools To Celebrate Car-Free Day In October

From the Town of Brookline Department of Public Health: On Wednesday morning, October 4, 2017, fewer Brookline students will be jumping out of private cars...

Fighting Hate In Schools

Hate incidents can happen anywhere: the mall, the church, the office. But, in the wake of the 2016 election, hate's been showing up a...

College, Town Locked In Land Dispute

Pine Manor College is locked in a land battle with the town where it is located. The college's president Thomas O'Reilly says a year ago,...

Brookline “Eco Hack” Offers Tech Experience, Promotes Inclusion

The studios of the Brookline Interactive Group, BIG, filled with coders, artists, programmers and storytellers on Earth Day weekend for its first ever “eco...

NPS Seeking Student Submissions For Art Contest

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site in Brookline is running a visual art and writing contest for high school students. The Inspired by Olmsted contest...

Brookline School Committee Set To Have Contested Race

Town elections are set for next month and already groups are pledging support for candidates for School Committee - because it is set to...
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