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Snow day fun

Snow day fun

Anthony Tamposi, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under Features, March, Showcase

Waking up to a winter wonderland outside your house can draw a smile on your face from ear to ear. The phone rings, and you are told from the news that school is cancelled. Now that you have the whole day to yourself, what will you do? How will you spend your snow day? Popular activities are catching...

Spirit Week 2017

Spirit Week 2017

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor
March 21
Filed under Features, March, Showcase, Uncategorized

Spirit Week -- Some students might hear this phrase and roll their eyes, but HB takes this time of year incredibly seriously. The week before, classes competed in the Penny Wars, where all the money went to  Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. During Spirit Week itself, students  dressed up to match the day...

Working in college

Working in college

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor
March 17
Filed under Features, March, Showcase

The end of the school year is fast approaching, which means many seniors will be graduating and moving on to college in the fall. The price of tuition has been on the rise for years, and it is often difficult to fully pay the fees. Most students take out loans, but many also try to to alleviate some o...

The Brookline annual Fishing Derby

The Brookline annual Fishing Derby

Ash Guthrie, Staff Writer
March 16
Filed under Features, March, Showcase

On Sunday, February 19, Brookline’s community gathered for the town's annual Fishing Derby on Lake Potanipo from dawn until 3:00 p.m. This event has been hosted by the Recreation Commission in Brookline for the past 21 years. The Recreation Commission hosts events like the Fishing Derby to raise money for ...

Crybabies: how hard could parenting be?

Crybabies: how hard could parenting be?

Kaylee Hillard, Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under Features, February, Showcase

In Candice Hancock’s Human Relations class at Hollis Brookline High School, one of the tasks she assigns her students is taking home a programmed baby doll for twenty-four hours. The doll is created to cry at random intervals, only to be quieted by its mother selecting the right key to put into its b...

Ski Club wraps up for the season

Ski Club wraps up for the season

Connor Harris, Staff Writer
February 22
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Ski club was created by Madame Faucher, French teacher at the high school, and is led by the club’s president, Tucker Wood ‘17. The club is available every year for all of those who wish to either practice their skiing or just have fun on the slopes. They started this year with over twenty stud...

Valentine’s Day Around the World: It’s Spoon-Carving Time

Valentine’s Day Around the World: It’s Spoon-Carving Time

Adriana Radosavljevic, Copy Editor
February 21
Filed under Features, February, Showcase

Valentine’s Day, originally an ancient Roman holiday dedicated to celebrating fertility, is now commonly celebrated with chocolates, flowers, and romantic dates. For some Americans, this day of cliche marketing schemes may be commemorated with a single spoon and a gallon-size tub of ice cream in front of the...

5 Winter style tips for men

5 Winter style tips for men

Mario Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor
February 21
Filed under Features, February, Showcase

The winter can be a tough time for style. It’s easy for high schoolers to just roll out of bed and throw on some sweatpants, a sweatshirt, and some ratty, old sneakers. Changing weather and icy conditions prohibit certain outfits. With the amount of snow and frigid temperatures that we often have in ...

Eagle Spotlight: Jack Belanger

Eagle Spotlight: Jack Belanger

Colton Mailloux, Staff Writer
February 20
Filed under Features, Showcase

Another Hollis Brookline student is getting his wings. After finishing his Eagle project and board of review, Jack Belanger ‘17 is now in the home stretch of his Boy Scout career. All that is left to do is have the Eagle Ceremony. Belanger’s Eagle project was to build recycling units for Nichols...

HB participation in the Women’s March

HB participation in the Women’s March

Ava Occhialini, A&E Editor
February 16
Filed under Features, Showcase

On January 21, HBHS students made their voices heard at the Women’s Marches that occurred in Boston and D.C. A total of 673 marches occurred worldwide, with the number of participants clocking in at about 5 million total marchers. HB students were in good company when they took to the streets. Most...

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