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Spirit Week Wrap-Up: what did YOU think?

Spirit Week Wrap-Up: what did YOU think?

Natalie Hatayan, Contributor
March 27, 2014
Filed under Features

Spirit week was a hit this year despite the fact that it was held a week after break; check out the infographic below to see what students thought of the week-long festivities. ...

The Keystone debate

The Keystone debate

Julie Christie, Assistant Editor
March 26, 2014
Filed under Features, News

On March 2, several hundred college students were arrested in front of the White House for staging a public protest against the Keystone XL pipeline. The protest was orchestrated by the student run organization, XL Dissent, which is led by nearly sixty students from more than forty-five colleges and...

AP tests are they worth it?

AP tests are they worth it?

Lauria Patz, Entertainment Editor
March 20, 2014
Filed under Features

For many seniors at HB it’s that time of year again and students anxiously await the return of college letters. Along with the struggles of applying for scholarships and working on financial aid there is also the looming AP tests. These Advanced Placement tests are college level classes that allow...

Experiencing España

Experiencing España

Sara Swabowicz, Co Editor-in-Chief
March 11, 2014
Filed under Features, Showcase

This year, a handful of students travelled to Spain under the supervision of Spanish teachers Alex Basbas and Erin Sheehan for February break.  Thirty-one students packed their bags for the trip to see sights in Madrid, Segovia, Toledo, Barcelona and Valencia. Touring the country provided the travelle...

Internships a hidden gem

Lauria Patz & Sara Swabowicz, Entertainment Editor & Co Editor- in-Chief
February 17, 2014
Filed under Features

Spirit Week: Get Ready

Spirit Week: Get Ready

Mackenzie Riel, Contributor
February 10, 2014
Filed under Features, Showcase

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Modern family revamped

Lauria Patz&Hannah Walsh, Entertainment Editor& Contributor
January 13, 2014
Filed under Features

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College countdown

College countdown

Hannah Walsh, Contributor
November 26, 2013
Filed under Features

College applications are in, and the waiting begins. For the first time in students’ lives, education is not predetermined. All students are going in many different directions for future plans and have to make choices for their upcoming stage in life. Students are planning to attend four-year schools...

He’s Here: New P.E Teacher Mr. Keddie

He’s Here: New P.E Teacher Mr. Keddie

Harrison Newman, Contributor
November 20, 2013
Filed under Features

For the past two months, Hollis Brookline has had an array of subs filling in for Mr. Girzone’s gym classes. The hiring process was long to ensure that the new teacher was qualified, professional, and ready to teach. Finally one was picked. The teacher hired for the job: Matt Keddie, ready to ta...

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