Articles Posted in the " Jessica Tran " Category

  • Dodgeball 2016 Photo Album

    Photography by Jessica Tran Class of 2016 Thirty three teams competed in yesterday’s Ninth Annual Dodgeball Tournament. Team Blitzkrieg defeated Alternatives in the finals. A full story about the tournament will be available later.  


  • Photo Gallery: Wampstock 2016

    Pictures by Jessica Tran Class of 2016 On Thursday, January 14, Wampstock, formerly Wampapalooza, formerly Arts Night, took the stage at BHS. For two hours bands rocked for a nearly full house.


  • “Unbroken” Does Not Do The Story, Or The Book, Justice

    by Jessica Tran Class of 2016 Unbroken has come with much anticipation. I read the original novel by Laura Hillenbrand as suggested by Mr. Wiggin. He described it as a true page turner, which I fully agree. Hillenbrand tells the true story of Louis Zamperini, a World War II soldier in the Air Force. The […]


  • Were The Two Days Before Winter Break Worth It?

    by Jessica Tran Class of 2016 As winter break approached we could not wait for the chance to sleep in until noon, watch Netflix, or just hang out with friends, but when was break? Braintree Public Schools’ winter break began on December 24. A day before Christmas. We had to come in on Monday and […]


  • Reaction to #WhiteCulture

    by Jessica Tran Class of 2016 NOTE: None of these tweets pertain to any students at Braintree High School. All quotes and references are made of users on Twitter. On Saturday, September 27th, I got home from a visit to Boston with a friend and made my usual rounds on social media. I skimmed Instagram […]


  • BHS Adds Intramural Badminton Team

    by Jessica Tran BHS News Olivia Cheung, a sophomore, began BHS’s intramural badminton advised by Mr. Wood. They meet on days where the boy’s volleyball team doesn’t need the gym. She came up with the idea in her freshman year and with approximately 30 students currently participating it is a success. Olivia hopes to expand […]



  • Dancing With the Staff 2014

    by Brian McDermott and Jessica Tran BHS News Sixteen teachers joined the Dance Team on stage for the second annual Dancing With the Staff and the performances did not disappoint. Mr. Okolowitcz began the show with a bang with a standing back flip. The next group, including Ms. Culbertson, Ms. Tomassian and Ms. Wallenstein, came […]


  • Dancing with the Staff Tonight

    By Jessica Tran and Matthew Ryan BHS News Tonight at 6pm at Braintree High School, the Dance Team will be holding an annual fundraising event in the auditorium. This gathering, Dancing with the Staff, features the Braintree High Varsity Dance Team performing with teachers. The courageous teachers participating include, Ms. Carpinella, Ms. Culbertson, Mr. Daley, […]


  • Tweeting to Learn

    by Jessica Tran BHS News This year, the school administration allowed Mr. Wiggin to create a Twitter account for his 10A World History class. Students could follow @Wiggin_History to get updates about assignments. This is different from having a class website because it is the first to use social media as a permitted form of […]