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Halloween: Trick-or-Trivial

Anthony Ioffredo '16, Contributor

October 13, 2015

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Halloween, as is the case for most holidays, originates from centuries of tradition and folklore. The candy-based festivity dates back nearly 2000 years to what is now modern-day Ireland in which Celts gathered on October 31st...

The Great Books Room: This is for the Best

Jack Andrews '16, Contributor

October 13, 2015

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  The Great Books Room has long been a place that, during the school day, was exclusive to members of the senior class. This privilege did not seem to strike anyone in the class of 2016 as a big deal until it was taken...

Great Books Room a Privilege, Not a Right

Mitch Grenier ‘16, Contributor

May 27, 2015

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Inside the Corcoran Library, just as most students would turn left to find a seat, there is the Great Books Room. Most students at the school have only been in this room when asked to be there for a meeting or for a cl...

A Reflection on Freshmen Year

Trevor Hu '18, Contributor

May 13, 2015

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This year, I have transitioned from the Arrupe division into the high school. Overall, it has been a great experience and I have had a lot of fun along the way. This experience also included branching out of my comf...

The Love-Hate Relationship with the MBTA

Patrick Walsh '15 and Edward Kelley '16

March 26, 2015

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Last week, the student body received an email stating that the MBTA will be altering the schedule of a Kingston train to accommodate BC High students. This message from the administration was a unique combination of brevity and...

The Peer Review Board: Unison in Voices

Brian Tung ’15, Head Sports Editor

March 26, 2015

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Over the past few weeks, the Student Council worked with senior Sean Manning and junior Will Higgins on the proposition for a Peer Review Board. This board would be comprised of students who would have the opportunity to serve o...

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day

Cam Donovan '16, Contributor

March 23, 2015

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Last week, South Boston was once again decked in green as it held its annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. It's no surprise that Boston holds the second largest parade in the country since Boston has the largest Irish population of...

BC High Onion Presents: How Does BC High Decide to Call a Snow Day?

BC High Onion

March 9, 2015

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1.) Upon seeing snow in the forecast, kids decry the horrors of 5 straight days of school about six days in advance. 2.) 11am: Harvey Leonard announces that the details of his weather broadcast essentially have the power to...

BC High and the MBTA

EJ Kelley '16, Contributor

March 6, 2015

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Last week, the student body received an email stating that the MBTA will be altering the schedule of a Kingston train to accommodate BC High students. This message from the administration was a unique combination of...

Christmas Break: A time for work, or a time for rest?

Pat Fitzgerald '15, Contributor

January 15, 2015

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We all know the reality of an especially cruel and unusual form of punishment: homework over the holidays. But is Christmas break really a time for work, or should our students be focusing on other things? I would argue that...

Email vs. Mail for College Decisions

Harry Clow '15, Contributor

January 15, 2015

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In light of recent events at Johns Hopkins University, their email decision notification disaster, I have decided to write about the pros and cons of email notification and mail notification of college decisions. On the side...

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