Starting fresh at BC High

William Lee '21, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

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Back in 6th grade, I was attending a small co-ed Catholic elementary school. My parents were looking at options for private middle and high schools in the Greater Boston area. Somehow, my parents got into a conversation with someone...

“Men For Others” Includes “For Women”

Patrick Stanton ‘20, Contributor

May 3, 2018

Filed under Features, News

Why does an all-boys school need a gender equality club? Perhaps it is better to rephrase: Before joining the college and working ranks, do 1,600 boys (who for 4 to 6 years—depending on if they attended Arrupe—interact only occasionally with girls, predominantly on a social level) need a means to better understand issues about the equality of women, including social, economic, and workplace issues? Yes. Now, more than ever before, engaging in gender equality is critical.

Bringing in “The Outsiders”

Roy Zhu '21, Contributor

January 16, 2018

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When The Outsiders––now a staple of American bildungsroman literature and arguably the pioneer of the young adult genre––was first published in 1967, it was, to say the least, controversial. A grim portrait of youth, dysfu...

On Lunch – Ramblin’ Amorin

Brendan Amorin, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017

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They asked me if the world had had enough rambles. I scoffed and laughed. I told them, “The world will never have enough. We are just getting started.” Hello there, ladies and gentlemen of BC High. I have returned to you...

2017 Freshmen Olympics

Roy Zhu '21, Contributor

October 30, 2017

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The greatest sporting event of the world has arrived: not in Rio, or London, or even Tokyo, but at BC High. The 40th Freshman Olympics began last Wednesday amidst the resounding cries of the entire freshman populace, in the grande...

On Walking – Ramblin’ Amorin

Brendan Amorin, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

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Ramblin’ Amorin -- “Whining about school, so you don’t have to” Good morning, afternoon, and evening, ladies and gentlemen of BC High. Today, I stand before you with a mighty crusade bestowed upon me by the higher pow...

Soar as a junior

Brendan Amorin ‘18, Contributor

September 26, 2017

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College.  Responsibility.  Becoming an adult.  As I entered my third year of high school, these thoughts buzzed in my mind constantly.  From past encounters with my peers, it is fair to say that these concepts torment the l...

Dear sophomores …

Billy Donoso '19, Contributor

September 26, 2017

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While going into the 10th grade can be as nerve-wracking as any other year of school because of not knowing what to expect, it's a huge step up from 9th. No matter how you've started your path at BC High, it feels like a routine...

Dive into freshmen year!

Luke O’Donnell '20, Contributor

September 26, 2017

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Looking back, there are many things I wish knew heading into freshman year. I know I was scared to be starting school in a newer and larger environment. Overall, I ended up having a great first year and enjoyed it, but there ...

The Bagel – Canvas Causes Global Economic Meltdown

Nick Fahy '18, Managing Editor

September 21, 2017

Filed under The Bagel - News with Side of Satire

The Dow plummeted on Thursday in a startling rebuke of BC High’s new online user interface, Canvas Learning Management Systems. The markets lost 75% as the school’s transition from the portal (aka Whipple Hill, aka MyBCHigh)...

A Month in Buenos Aires

A Month in Buenos Aires

September 21, 2017

My Journey to Belize

Jake Catinella '18, Contributor

September 21, 2017

Filed under Features

This past June, I fulfilled my Junior Community Service requirements by participating in an immersion trip to Belize City, Belize. I worked with twelve BC High classmates, two BC High teachers, and local representatives of Hand...

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