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Mock Trial

Mock Trial

Kaylee Hillard, Staff Writer
February 7
Filed under Features, February, Showcase

HBHS English teacher Heather Deegan’s English 9 class created a simulation of a courthouse trial for their Quarter 2 assessment on January 4 and 5. The goal of the trial was to prove if George, a main character from the book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, was guilty of killing his friend Lennie. ...

Eagle soaring: Adam McQuilkin earns highest Boy Scout honor

Eagle soaring: Adam McQuilkin earns highest Boy Scout honor

Colton Mailloux, Staff Writter
February 3
Filed under Features, February, Showcase

There is an eagle among us. Hollis Brookline’s own Adam McQuilkin ‘18 had his Eagle Scout ceremony on Wednesday, January 26, marking his accomplishment of reaching the highest rank in Boy Scouts.   In order to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, a scout needs to complete a service project t...

Interested in teaching?

Interested in teaching?

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer
January 30
Filed under Features, Showcase

Interactions within the SAU 41 community can help build a strong foundation of camaraderie and enhance the educational experience for students in all grades. Pursuing further collaborations with the elementary and high schools will allow for mentoring opportunities. On Oct. 28, 2016, Physics students launched ...

2016- a year in review

2016- a year in review

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor
January 26
Filed under Features, January, Showcase

Another year draws to a close. 2016 -- the year of Zika, Brexit, and rising threats of terrorism -- has given way to 2017. As this new year starts, let’s take a look back on all that happened in the past year, either good, bad, or somewhere in the middle.   2016 marked the year of the Summer Olympics ...

DORM DELIGHTS: Chocolate Mug Cake

DORM DELIGHTS: Chocolate Mug Cake

Rachel Marquis and Carly Mack
January 23
Filed under Features, Video

The third in a series of fun foods you can make in a dorm or at home.

DORM DELIGHTS: Pumpkin Spice Cake

DORM DELIGHTS: Pumpkin Spice Cake

Rachel Marquis and Carly Mack
January 16
Filed under Features, Video

The second in a series of fun foods you can make in a dorm or at home, Next week is a chocolate cake.

Jack Byrne’s Quest to be fluent

Jack Byrne’s Quest to be fluent

Megan Gialluca, Features Editor
January 13
Filed under Features, January, Showcase

Learning to speak another language is a popular pursuit of many students. Becoming fluent in another language not only allows you to interact with other people, but also allows you to become fluent in the expression of another culture entirely. Jack Byrne ’17, another student of Period 6 Senior Ques...

DORM DELIGHTS: Lemon Mug Cake

DORM DELIGHTS: Lemon Mug Cake

Rachel Marquis and Carly Mack
January 12
Filed under Features, Video

The first in a series of fun foods you can make in a dorm or at home, Next week is a pumpkin spice cake.

How animals help

How animals help

Kaylee Hillard, Staff Writer
January 4
Filed under Features, January, Showcase

Animals have a profound impact on many people's lives. They help to create a positive environment in a household as well as in nursing homes, children's hospitals and many other places.   One way animals can help people is when they come into the Therapy office.  Animal-Assisted Therapy b...

Holiday Joy

Holiday Joy

Kailah Cox, Staff Writer
January 4
Filed under December, Features, Showcase

Many people in the HB community celebrate the winter holidays in all different ways. Some people celebrate Christmas, New Years, or Hanukkah. At this time of year traditions come hand in hand with the holidays. Some people pick out a family tree,  write letters to send to Santa and leaves cookies by ...

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