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The Student News Site of Brentwood High School

The Nest

First impressions of the new building!

A new classroom in the English department

On the morning of November 11th, Brentwood students arrived on campus for in-person learning for the first time since March. STUCO members and staff welcomed back students while staying safely socially distanced. They lined the sidewalk and cheered for the newcomers and returning students.

While students and teachers alike were logging into zoom, construction was still underway. Classrooms were being remodeled, and additional improvements were being made to the school. When the Brentwood kids first stepped into the “new school,” several students had mixed feelings about the new building.

Sophomore Amelia Van Uum expresses that, “[the new building] feels a lot more open and spacious, and the colors are more neutral.” Many other students believe that the style has become more modern and monochrome and not as flashy and bright as it once was. 

Junior Jonas Wall explains the new building in three words, “Modern, chic, and suave.” 

For many other students, the changes that were made were a little subpar. Freshman Kennison Cheatam says, “I think the new building is very nice, but it’s kind of bland.” 

From a senior’s perspective, senior Konrad Bradt shares that, “When I first saw the school it was kind of weird. I thought more would be done, but the sight of new classrooms, furniture, and hallways, made me feel somewhat comforted that work was actually being done.”

At the end of the day, students are thankful to even have the opportunity to come back to school amidst the craziness of construction and COVID-19. No matter what the school looks like, the Brentwood community has come together to have a strong finish to this unpredictable school year. 

 

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Bridget Fitzgerald
Bridget Fitzgerald, Staff Reporter
Bridget Fitzgerald is a senior and this is her first year on the journalism staff. She enjoys playing volleyball, reading, and spending time with her friends and family. She is excited to write for the Nest and looks forward to the rest of her senior year!
Emelda Forney
Emelda Forney, Editor in Chief
Emelda Forney is a senior at Brentwood High School. She loves to be outside, write, and hang out with her friends. She plays varsity soccer and is involved in STUCO and NHS. Emelda is the Editor in Chief of the Nest, and this is her fourth year on the journalism staff.    
Jonas Wall
Jonas Wall, Editor in Chief
Jonas Wall is a senior at Brentwood High School. He is the editor in chief for the Nest and enjoys running and cooking in his freetime.

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