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Got gadgets? Half a dozen gadgets for school and dorm life

Got gadgets? Half a dozen gadgets for school and dorm life

Carly Mack, Web Editor
May 12, 2017
Filed under Features, May, Showcase

In this age of technology, gadgets can be especially helpful in the academic field. Some of the most helpful advances in modern technology often go unnoticed by the majority of people. That being said, here are a couple of the best gadgets to improve and facilitate your school experience.   ...

Tux Time

Tux Time

Mario Barassi, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

As the promposals start to roll in and dates are finalized, most people are looking for what to wear to prom. Sometimes the outfits can be crazy, but most of the time they're relatively simple. Corsages and boutonnieres will be purchased and limos will be scheduled. Prom will be a great time, the memor...

HBHS staff get engaged

HBHS staff get engaged

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

In the course of the 2016-2017 school year, four HB teachers have become one step closer to tying the knot. Matthew Barbosa, Catherine Orzech, Victoria Milette, and Eric Perry are newly engaged to their significant others. Read about each engagement below

SAT’S and how to prepare

SAT’S and how to prepare

Mitch Dreyer, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under April, Features, Showcase

SAT’s just hit students across the country, taking place on April 5. The national standardized test consists of a math, reading, and writing portion. Some juniors who took the test in the fall found it hard, while others thought it was a breeze. After receiving their results, students get to see in...

Eagle Spotlight: Sam St. Pierre

Eagle Spotlight: Sam St. Pierre

Colton Mailloux, Staff Writer
April 16, 2017
Filed under April, Features, Showcase

It seems this year that many Hollis Brookline have sprouted wings. Sam St. Pierre ‘17 is going to be honored for his accomplishments in Boy Scouts by receiving the rank of Eagle Scout. He, like many others, just needs to have his Eagle Ceremony to crown the achievement.   “My project was to create an easy care lan...

An epic build: the library box fort

An epic build: the library box fort

Rachel Marquis, Video Editor
April 15, 2017
Filed under April, Features, Showcase

During first period on Friday, March 31, an epic project for the HBHS library was completed. With an influx of new computers for lab 217 came an abundance of cardboard boxes and packing materials. These newfound assets were deemed appropriate for one thing only: a fort!   Librarian Christine Heaton and a group of st...

How should I pick my college?

How should I pick my college?

Kaitlin Johnson, Staff Writer
April 14, 2017
Filed under April, Features, Showcase

Throughout senior year, many students decide what colleges they want to attend. Applying to college is a long and challenging process, and takes time to fill out all of the registration. By the end of their application process, on May 1, they have to make a decision on what their first college choice...

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Anthony Tamposi, Staff Writer
April 13, 2017
Filed under April, Features, Showcase

Two Hollis Brookline graduates have now come back to the school and are working as paraprofessionals. When HB became their alma mater, they probably didn’t expect to come back and have their professions here. Ian Tomer ‘14 and Morgan Elliott ‘11, who you may see around the school during the da...

Future publishers

Future publishers

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer
April 8, 2017
Filed under April, Features, Showcase

At Hollis Brookline, many students are beginning to publish their creative works online. Some students at HB such as Alex Crupi ‘18, Allie Campbell ‘17, and Nicole Poitras ‘17, quickly got onto the web to create and upload articles and videos to the internet. How many people do you know that pu...

Milette says yes

Milette says yes

Connor Harris, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Features

On March 1 Victoria (Tori) Milette, an English teacher at Hollis Brookline High School, got engaged to her boyfriend of two years, Lance.. The couple decided to take a trip up to Mountain View Grand Resort over February break. After they arrived at the resort, Lance asked her to play a guessing game. Th...

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