News

2020

  • October

    Students Receive Commendation

    Congratulations to Isaiah Claiborne ’21, Karly Hamilton ’21, and Betty Wang ’21 on receiving a commendation from the College Board.
  • New Lower School Playground

    Introducing the Mugar Family Playground and Outdoor Learning Space — designed intentionally to take advantage of outdoor space for recreation as well as an extension for learning.
  • September

    Jake Faye '13 speaks with CAP diploma students when he visited campus in September 2019.

    Jake Fay '13 Wins Film Award

    Jake Fay's '13 directorial debut film, "The Process," was awarded Best Feature at the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival. 
  • Alumni Spotlight on Michelle Levinger ’19

    Michelle Levinger '19 made a short film focusing on the importance and purpose of the Black Lives Matter movement.
  • Inspiring Young Alumni

    Chris Harrison ‘19 and Miles Munkacy ’20 have created a website called Impact Change, a nonpartisan site that provides bias-free, easy-to-digest information about elections and candidates across the country. 
  • August

    AP Scholars for 2019-2020

    Congratulations to all Brimmer students who have earned 2019-2020 AP Scholar Awards from the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) Program.
  • July

    Thompson to Play at Boston College

    Congratulations to Gianni Thompson '21 on his verbal commitment to the Boston College Men's Basketball team!
  • Faculty Innovation Awards

    Congratulations to Luca Antonucci, Andrew Beal, and Julia Jennings—this year's recipients of our Faculty Innovation Awards.
  • June

    Honors Convocation 2020

    Congratulations to all of our Honors Convocation award recipients!
  • Greenline's Powerful Virtual Performance

    Greenline performed "Nine Hundred Miles," an American folk song that embraces deep feelings of sadness and uncertainty.
  • Adia Kirwan Smith -OUTSTANDING ATHLETE AWARD

    End of Year Athletic Awards

    Congratulations to our 2019-2020 athletic award winners!
  • Congratulations to the Class of 2020

    Check out how we reimagined Brimmer's 140th Commencement for the Class of 2020!
  • Jessica Christian recently participated in a demonstration for justice with her family in Dedham Square.

    Turning Injustice to Action

    Jessica Christian, Director of Equity & Inclusion
    The last thing I want to leave with our wonderful families, faculty, and staff right now is sad news and a negative message. Despite the news, my hope is that this letter will instill in you a sense of hope and motivation to take action.
  • May

    LS Music Showcases

    Bravo to our students in Grades 2, 3, 4, and 5! This week’s Music Showcases offered a wonderful sampling of students’ work in band and chorus classes this year. 
  • Samantha Estrada and Elias Kazin won Best Performance in a Play by an Actress/Actor.

    Academy Award Winners 2020

    The 18th Annual Creative Arts Department Academy Awards was held virtually on May 27th.
  • Here are examples from S. Silva '26 and S. Shih '26.

    Grade 6 Nature Journals

    Grade 6 science students are studying ecology this spring. They spend time each week completing nature journal entries about their observations of the natural world wherever they can safely engage with it.
  • MS & US Creative Arts Website

    The Creative Arts teachers created a website to feature the Middle and Upper School projects that students have created this spring.
  • Virtual Coffee House Success

    Circles 16.1 and 16.2, our two virtual coffee houses, have been wonderful community events!
  • Grade 5 Capstone Presentations

    Emily Miller, Head of Lower School
    Congratulations to our Grade 5 students on their outstanding Capstone speeches.
  • THE VERY BUSY SPIDER/L'ARAIGNÉE QUI NE PERD PAS, performed by Ms. Hellmuth’s Class.

    Grade 3 Virtual French Plays

    Lower School Drama Teacher Rachel Heyman
    Grade 3 performed the first ever virtual French plays for an audience of their family members and a few faculty members.
  • Class of 2020 College Acceptance List (Updated)

    Congratulations to the Class of 2020 on their college acceptances!
  • April

    Senate Results

    Joshua Neudel, Head of Upper School
    Congratulations to our newly elected Senate Leaders Kat Klacko (President) and Sophia Spring (Vice President).
  • Brimmer Recipes at Home

    Our amazing Brimmer chefs Michael Sconce and Craig Roman have been sharing recipes and videos with the community so we can make their delicious food at home. 
  • Executive Editor Edan Zinn '23 (Photo from The Gator).

    New Leadership for The Gator

    The Gator recently promoted Senior Writer and Photographer Edan Zinn ’23 to Executive Editor, second-in-command of the publication under newly elected Editor-in-Chief Karly Hamilton ’21.
  • This is the Nighttime Sky created by PK students.

    Snapshots of Remote Learning

    We took a “walk” through our virtual classrooms and here are just a few of the things we experienced. 
  • Hearts for Share

    The Lower School community created beautiful hearts to display in their homes as a symbol of support for healthcare workers and essential workers.
  • Kass Wins Prestigious Playwright Award

    Marlie Kass's '23 play, The Stories of Myth, was selected by the O’Neill Theater Center for their 2020 Young Playwrights Festival.
  • The Class of 2015 will celebrate their 5-year reunion in 2021.

    Spring Reunion 2020 Update

    Given the ever-changing health crisis our world, Spring Reunion 2020 for classes ending in 0 or 5, scheduled to take place May 16th, is postponed.
  • Kyrell Luc was named NEPSAC Double A Player of the year.

    NEPSAC Recognition

    Kyrell Luc '21 and Gianni Thompson '21 were recently recognized for their outstanding play during the 2019-2020 season.
  • Biederman Wins Essay Contest

    Ginger Biederman's '26 essay, Standing Up for Animals, was chosen to represent Brimmer and May in this year's The Courage of Children: Boston and Beyond book.
  • March

    The Gator Newsroom Remains Open

    The award-winning student news site of BrimmerThe Gator, will remain open during spring break, and beyond. 
  • 4th and 5th Grade Musical

    See photos from the fourth and fifth grade musical, The Town Mouse & The Country Mouse.
  • FourthFest 2020

    Fourth graders recently honored the traditions and history of two unique Asian countries—India and Japan—at FourthFest 2020.
  • Winterfest 2020

    Winterfest 2020 was a wonderful event for the entire community! A huge thank you to the Parents' Association for an amazing event.
  • Urinetown Photos Are In!

    The Upper School production of Urinetown was fantastic! See photos from the production.
  • Lead Daniel Murray ‘23, Skip Karly Hamilton ‘21, Second Nico Jaffer ‘23, and Vice Lily Goodman ‘22.

    Curling Brings Home Another Trophy!

    Congratulations to "Brimmer 4" (Skip Karly Hamilton ‘21, Vice Lily Goodman ‘22, Second Nico Jaffer ‘23, and Lead Daniel Murray ‘23) on winning their Class B Curling Championship!
  • Family Skating Party

    The Brimmer community had a blast skating at Larz Anderson on beautiful night in February.
  • Middle School and JV Award recipients pose with their trophies.

    Winter Athletic Awards

    Congratulations to our 2019-2020 Winter Athletic Award recipients!
  • Executive Editor Miles Munkacy '20 and Co-Editor-in-Chief Caroline Champa '20 accepted the award from Contest Director Prof. Richard P. Preiss.

    The Gator Takes Home 1st Place

    The Gator takes home first place at the Greater Boston High School Newspaper Competition!
  • February

    Kyrell Luc Reaches 1,000 Points!

    Congratulations to Kyrell Luc '21 for scoring his 1,000th career point vs. Kimball Union Academy!

  • Humanities Department Co-Chair Kelly Neely celebrates 20 years at Brimmer.

    Celebrating our Amazing Faculty

    Each January, we gather to honor our colleagues for their long-term service to the School. This year, we celebrated the milestone anniversaries of 17 Brimmer faculty and staff.
  • Marlie Kass performing in The Three Musketeers this fall.

    Marlie Kass Advances in Shakespeare Competition

    Bill Jacob, Creative Arts Department Chair
    Congratulations to Marlie Kass '23, the first ever Brimmer student to emerge as a semi-finalist in the English Speaking Union’s Regional Shakespeare competition!
     
  • January

    Chinese Temple Fair 2020

    See highlights from this year's Chinese Temple Fair.
  • NYC Alumni Gathering

    See photos from our recent NYC Alumni Gathering!
  • Breanna Durand, Manzana, Photography, Gold Key

    Boston Globe Scholastic Art Results are in!

    Congratulations to our Brimmer students for receiving 2019 Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards!
  • Keynote Speaker Jake Auchincloss

    15th Annual Bissell Grogan Symposium

    Environmental Stewardship & Impact
    Jake Auchincloss was the keynote speaker, presenting Reinventing Transportation through the Green New Deal. He encouraged students to consider the impact they can make on their environment, no matter how small. He reminded students that "environmental sustainability is about more than just being green. It’s about leaving our kids with a planet that is in better shape than we found it.”
  • Meet Brimmer the Panda

    See photos of Brimmer the Panda, who was adopted by students from the Winterim 2019 program to China.
  • Fall All-Scholastic Athletes

    Congratulations to Miles Munkacy '20 and Brian Gamble '23 for being named Boston Globe All-Scholastics.
  • Holiday Reception 2019

    The Holiday Reception, a traditional event attended by alumni, seniors, senior parents, faculty, and trustees, was a wonderful evening!
  • Ring Ceremony 2019

    See highlights from this year's Ring Ceremony!
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