Braintree High News

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Editorial: The Cost of Applying to College

by <b>Jessica Tran</b><p><b>Class of 2016</b><p>February 1st marked the day where I was done with college applications, for now. I finished writing all of my college …

Editorial: Why I Cannot Enjoy Vacations

<b>By Gloria Han</b><p><b>Class of 2016</b><p>Like any other student, six hours a day at school for five days a week put a strain on me–not to mention the hours of …

Depp Outperforms Script in Black Mass

<b>by Joseph Walsh<br>Class of 2016</b><p>There are few actors as versatile and uninhibited as Johnny Depp. Over his 30-plus year career, he has disappeared into …

Domestic Abuse

WampTV: Mrs. Hurley

Book Review: Getting Things Done

<b>by Erin Dennehy<br>Class of 2015</b><p>I’ll be honest—I haven’t read a book in a while. My excuse is usually something along the lines of “I’ve been busy,” …

Braintree 375: Who Is Donald E. Ross?

As part of the 375th Anniversary Community Learning Project, Ryan Piccuito explored who The Ross School is named after. The presentation, made using …

Games of Thrones: A Success Story

<b>by Eleanor Mees<br>Class of 2015</b><p>The popularity of <i>Game of Thrones</i> has increased, especially as the show heads into its fifth season. While a superficial …

Book Review: The Iceman Cometh

<b>by Shannon Dennehy<br>Class of 2015</b><p>“Where’s Hickey?”<p>This question reverberates within Harry Hope’s saloon throughout Act I as the bar patrons look for …

Teacher Appreciation Week: Tuesday, May 5

<i>Braintree High News asked the students of BHS who they appreciate and why as part of Teacher Appreciation Week. We will publish some of the responses</i> …

Why I Am Not At All Ready to Graduate

<b>by Kerrin Norton<br>Class of 2015</b><p>“<i>I know it’s a lot guys, but everything we do right now is preparing you for college</i>.”<br>How many times a day do I hear …

College & University

Dance Team Serves Community with Pride

<b>by Emily DiGiusto<br>Class of 2015</b><p>This past Sunday, April 26th, the Braintree High School Varsity Dance Team had the opportunity to help out at the fifth …

NHS Inducts 88 New Members

<b>by Andrew Holland<br>Class of 2015</b><p>Every spring, as the school year reaches its final stages, the Braintree High School National Honor Society hosts the …

BHS News Seeks Teacher Appreciation Notes

Braintree High News is compiling teacher appreciation notes to be published during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-8).<p>The form can be completed …

Make Up Snow Days? More Like Make Up No Days!

<b>by Tom McArdle<br>Class of 2015</b><p>This winter Braintree High School students were gifted with an unprecedented amount of snow days, reflecting the area’s …

Education

Dress Code Reinforces Bias

<b>by Mariam Hamdeh<br>Class of 2015</b><p>“Wow that shoulder is very distracting,” says no student ever. We live in a nation where school systems care more about …

Education

Interact Club Collecting School Supplies

The Interact Club is holding a school supply drive through May 1. Items being collected include notebooks, small pencil sharpeners, folders, rulers, …

Education

Senior “Privileges”

<b>by Ashley MacDonald<br>Class of 2015</b><p>Every Braintree High School student looks forward to many keystone events throughout their experience as students …

BHS Seniors Would Benefit from Internships

<b>by Jess Fruth<br>Class of 2015</b><p>The job market in the United States has progressively become more difficult to enter for graduating college students, …

Don’t Knock It

<b>by Ben Keefe<br>Class of 2015</b><p>Teenagers can be lazy. As a lazy teenager, I know that it is hard to take initiative. Teenagers can be shy. As a shy …

Time to Reconsider the Coffee Policy

<b>by Andrew Holland<br>Class of 2015</b><p>A cup of coffee, brew, joe, or java. Whatever you call it, its history goes as far back as the 10th century and …

School Committe Terminates Superintendent Search

<b>by Joseph Walsh<br>Class of 2016</b><p>The school committee has officially terminated the search for a new Braintree Public Schools Superintendent.<p>After …

BHS Takes Honorable Mention In State History Day Final

The Braintree High School History Day team competed in this year’s Massachusetts History Day State Final competition that was held at Stoneham High …

Photo Gallery: Dodgeball 2015

App Attack: Follett Notifications

<b>by Yannis Lam<br>Class of 2017</b><p><b>App-Attack is a new series of articles about apps for smartphones. Each App-Attack article provides a basic overview of</b> …