The Mirror

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The Mirror

The Mirror

In previous years, we had Dyknow deployed for classroom management of the student devices. The decision to move to Classwize was twofold; it offered similar features to Dyknow, and it allowed us to expand the safety and security of the students while using the Internet, via Linewize, for both MacBooks and iPads. - Mr. Boyle

Harvard IT Staff Sheds Light on Filtering Technology

Matt Zobbi, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

When Bromfield students hear “Family Zone,” complaints often follow. Family Zone is the company that produces a number of monitoring apps, most prominently LineWize, which is the software that the...

A student finally decides to let go of their mask.

The Mask Mandate Has Been Lifted, Creating A Hesitant Future

Jordan Hoover, Author March 29, 2022

After two years of mask-wearing, the Harvard Public School’s mask mandate has been lifted leaving many with mixed feelings and thoughts. For the first time in what seems to be forever, classmates’...

Tile pieces removed from the floor

Teachers and Administration Confront the Mystery of the Missing Tiles

Olivia Muller-Juez, Author March 29, 2022

Patches of discolored flooring have cropped up around the school as the original tiles continue to disappear. After the incidents of vandalism in the boys bathrooms, students and staff are left wondering...

The unlucky student anxiously awaits a response.

Teacher Correspondences

Matt Zobbi March 23, 2022

To: Mrs. XXXX Subject: Regarding the Grading Choices on my Most Recent Assessment ___________________ Hello Mrs. XXXX, I am contacting you in regards to the grade that I have received on the...

A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler (source:

“A Good Neighborhood” Modernizes an Age Old Discussion on Identity

Naomi Linde, Author March 23, 2022

The New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Therese Anne Fowler, published her newest novel, A Good Neighborhood, last year. In this thought-provoking story, Fowler’s realistic fiction novel...

Pie chart depicting student ratings of no homeroom

Homeroom, or No Homeroom. . . That is The Question

Jackie Walker, Staff Writer February 1, 2022

In the wake of a novel school year, the Bromfield School has decided to continue without homerooms.  In early November, 97 high schoolers shared their opinion with The Mirror through a survey created...

Picture of Jay Smooth

Bromfield Needs to Start Discussing Race

Bodhi Chadran, Staff Writer February 1, 2022

Most of us understand that all forms of racism, whether it be microaggressions, overt offenses, or systemic injustices, are incredibly destructive. That being said, the employment of antiracist education...

Vandalism continues on the sign on the bathroom near the courtyard

Rubble Without A Cause: A Tale of Boys Bathroom Vandalism

Rebecca Miller, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

Writing on the stalls. Clogged toilets. Inappropriate messages.  Bromfield students returned to school on September 1st, looking ahead to a more normal school year since the pandemic first sent students...

Senior captains hold up their trophy after the Central Massachusetts championship win over Douglas

Looking back at the Fall Season

Olivia Muller-Juez, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

After the fall of 2020’s limiting restrictions and COVID-related challenges, varsity athletes tackled this fall season with renewed vigor and enthusiasm. In the words of athletic director, David Boisvert,...

The rock climbing club scales their newfound moutain: the school building

Awful Club Ideas

Matt Zobbi, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

Wait, I can’t just say “heehoo COVID funny” anymore? Aw man. Well, here are some dreadful club ideas for you to chew on.  Hacking Club: Raided by the IT department and was shut down. ...

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