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Valedictorian Speeches 2020: Angel Alvarado and Ashley Estrada

Girl poses in green graduation robe and cap.

Angel Alvarado, Contributor

June 30, 2020

Angel Alvarado, Ross Center Hello, Class of 2020. My name is Angel Alvarado and I'm your Ross Valedictorian. To be frank, I’m not sure how to start this as such a celebratory day is finally upon us and I’m so proud we were all able to make it here. First, I'd like to thank the administrators a...

Brentwood HS Leads Firetruck Parade for Graduating Seniors

Brentwood HS Leads Firetruck Parade for Graduating Seniors

Nabihah Ahsan

June 8, 2020

On May 16, 2020, the Brentwood Fire Department, Brentwood Legion Ambulance, and the faculty of the Brentwood High School all came together to pay tribute to the graduating class of 2020 by riding through community blocks with firetrucks, loud honks, and sirens. Although COVID-19 threatened the cancellation of a forma...

Catching Up with COVID-19

Catching Up with COVID-19

Julia Spadaro

June 5, 2020

Coronavirus has drastically changed the lives of many and will continue to affect the way the world runs. The virus is suspected to have started in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, entering the United States in 2020, a year that held high expectations for many. What We Know:   COVID-19 is ...

From My Window: Rainbows for Hope

Jessica Hsu places a rainbow in her window to spread cheer in her neighborhood.

Jessica Hsu

June 2, 2020

While the world has hidden away, sheltering itself from the COVID-19 outbreak declared by the WHO as a global pandemic, people have been putting colorful rainbow artwork on their windows at home to show their support for one another. Despite the sharp rise of the number of cases in Italy this past ...

Engineering for Change

Engineering for Change

Sanjida Chowdhury

January 17, 2020

Brentwood Science Olympiads, also referred to as “SciOly,” is currently in prep season for the annual Long Island science competition for the year 2020. The competition consists of a series of tournaments that lead up to Nationals. On December 7, 2019, the first phase of the competition, known as In...

The Green Machine Marches On

The Green Machine Marches On

Kelly Campos, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

The end of the week is typically a period of relaxation for students. But for the band kids, their championship weekend is anything but a time to rest. On October 26, the members of the Brentwood High School marching band, the Green Machine, set off on a 6-hour journey through the state of New York. Th...

A Bone-Chilling Day at the High School

Virginia Ayala

January 15, 2020

The spirit of Halloween was truly flowing through the staff and students this past October 31. Many have dressed up in celebration of the event, wearing fun and imaginative costumes throughout the school day. One highlight was the English Department’s pun costumes. Mr. Cowan, for example, wore a laur...

Not a Hard Knock Homecoming

Not a Hard Knock Homecoming

Ayani Garris

January 4, 2020

Did you know that colleges and universities have been celebrating homecoming traditions since the 19th century? This year’s homecoming dance took place on Friday, October 4, and was followed by the football game on Saturday, October 5. It is an annual tradition for students to celebrate their district and...

Mr. Loper Brings A New Form of Discipline 

Mr. Loper- the creator of Restorative Justice

Fizah Shahid

October 2, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year has a big surprise waiting for us! Mr. Loper, with the help of Mr. Callan, decided to bring a program called Restorative Justice to Brentwood High School. The Brentwood Arrow interviewed him in the summer for all the details so that we as students and teachers are better able...

LIU Entrepreneurship Academy

Students pictured outside LIU Humanities Hall.

Julia Spadaro

September 20, 2019

Entering the Brookville Hall dorms at LIU Post in Brookville on Sunday July 21st, I was greeted by many people who seemed enthusiastic to meet me. I was spending the week here, away from home for a business program offered by the deans at LIU Post. Although there was an extreme heatwave this week, I...

The Robert W. Greene Experience

The Robert W. Greene Experience

Sophia Seda

September 20, 2019

This summer, I took a trip to Stony Brook University to participate in a program for high school journalists. Complete with a week-long stay in the dorms, the students of the Robert W. Greene institute learned how to take professional photos, shoot and edit video, write articles, and perform in front...

Principal Callan: From Humble Beginnings to Great Feats

Principal Callan: From Humble Beginnings to Great Feats

Nabihah Ahsan

September 12, 2019

During the summer,  the Brentwood Arrow sat down with Mr. Callan, Principal of Brentwood High School, to learn more about his role, responsibilities, and expectations. We had the honor to learn more about him as a person and how he tackles his outstanding job. Q: How did you become our Principal? ...

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