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Braintree High Student Press

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Why You Should Buy a Maple Tree

Why You Should Buy a Maple Tree

Cole Barry, Senior Columnist, Editor March 30, 2022

As weather events and temperatures grow more intense due to global warming, the biodiversity of forestry here in Braintree has become increasingly threatened. According to the Metropolitan Area Planning...

Why Disneys Encanto is Truly an Encanto

Why Disney’s “Encanto” is Truly an Encanto

Ana Garcia T. February 8, 2022

The songs, storyline, characters, and overall representation in the movie Encanto by Disney is something I could talk for hours about. At first it might seem like another animated Disney film simply conveying...

Should You Take an AP Class? - A Student Guide

Should You Take an AP Class? – A Student Guide

Cole Barry, Senior Columnist January 27, 2022

  According to the program of studies, Braintree High has twenty AP courses available out of the thirty-six offered by the college board. That’s a pretty wide variety! Advanced Placement courses...

A Rare Connection - How Teachers Can Be Motivators

A Rare Connection – How Teachers Can Be Motivators

Nina Lawrence, Senior Columnist January 27, 2022

Since I was a child, the relationships that I’ve shared with teachers have bled far past the last bell at the end of the day, and well into the hours I spend at home. Not only does the motivation to...

Distance makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Distance makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Arianna Nuvoli December 21, 2021

As an extrovert, it is easy to say that the past couple years of high school have been difficult. I think it is clearly obvious that the COVID-19 pandemic and the quarantine that came with it had lasting...

BHS, Please Keep Masks

BHS, Please Keep Masks

Cole Barry, Senior Columnist December 14, 2021

Over the past week at Braintree High, many of my classmates have started to get symptoms of what appeared to be coronavirus. After they got tested, however, most of these results came back negative. What...

Return to School brings challenges beyond Homework

Return to School brings challenges beyond Homework

Nina Lawrence November 23, 2021

There was a comfort in having everything I want and need at my disposal whilst completing the necessary and obligatory tasks that I had from school. I spent seven months doing my physics homework with...

Being From a Different Country at BHS

Being From a Different Country at BHS

Ana Garcia T. November 9, 2021

My name is Ana Valentina Garcia Trujillo. I have two last names; Garcia and Trujillo. This seems to confuse people until I explain I was not born in the U.S. I was 9 years old when my parents told me we...

BHS Yellow Jacket Phenomenon

BHS Yellow Jacket Phenomenon

Nina Lawrence, Author November 9, 2021

The BHS lunchtime yellow jacket phenomenon must. Be. Stopped.  The senior privilege of having lunch outside has been a bright light in a sometimes seemingly dark year. Getting fresh air and sunlight...

Homophobia at BHS

Homophobia at BHS

Cole Barry, Author November 9, 2021

In the late winter of 2020, right before coronavirus struck, PRIDE Week… happened. Ironically named, I personally recall two scenarios that troubled me and no doubt other students at BHS concerning homophobia.    On...

Choose the right image size for online

Choose the right image size for online

Sample Staff Member, Writer August 22, 2021

Size your horizontal photos to 900px wide by 600px tall at a resolution of 72 dpi in RGB color mode before uploading them to your site. Always save photos in .jpg format. Your site will display vertical...

Tell the full story in long form

Tell the full story in long form

Sample Student, Editor-in-Chief August 22, 2021

Want to tell the full story?  To get started click on New under the Stories tab on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter the headline for the article. In the box to the right of...

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