Katherine Ozment

Downward Dogfight

It's a bright fall morning , and Baron Baptiste is giving instructions to a group of 20 or so preschoolers at Barefoot Books in Cambridge. The kids struggle through a series of yoga poses, each attempt at poise met with…

Present at the Revolution

Additional reporting by James Burnett, Erin Byers, Ciara LaVelle, Christian Polidoro, Andrew Rimas, and John Wolfson. Jesse Posner wants to hear the music. So when the Brookline High School senior steps out of the Park Street subway station, she veers…

Crazy in Love

Three days before her wedding to Jack Welch, Suzy Wetlaufer sits at her favorite table at Via Matta, the trendy Italian restaurant, smiling flirtatiously at the restaurant's manager, and swaying as she sings like a giddy schoolgirl. “I'm so excited,…

The Best Schools 2005: Smart Answers

SINGLE-SEX ED Challenge: Boys and girls learn differently. Solution: Divide them up and play to the specific needs of each gender. Case Study: Sacred Heart School, Roslindale Starting this month, Sacred Heart, a Catholic school in Roslindale, will split up…