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Professional Development Days

Professional Development Days

Nicole Poitras, Curtis Newton, and Maggie O'Hara
March 24
Filed under Features, March, Showcase

Every student looks forward to Professional Development Days, more commonly known as Teacher Workshop, where they get the day off. On these days, teachers meet at the school at 7:00 A.M. and work in meetings to discuss curriculum and other school-related matters. But what do teachers actually do on these...

A home away from home

A home away from home

Natalie Lewis, Staff Writer
March 18
Filed under Features, March, Showcase

This year, Hollis Brookline High School is hosting four foreign exchange students, each traveling from different locations around the globe. Four girls are embarking on the brave experience of spending a year away from home. Britt Stegeman ‘16 is a returning visitor from the Netherlands. So far, sh...

Will the knee hold up?

Will the knee hold up?

Ben Lombardi, Staff Writer
March 15
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Features, Showcase

Senior and possibly top scorer of Hollis Brookline High School boy’s lacrosse team Ryan Walsh is hoping his knee will hold up this season. Walsh ‘16 has now blown out his knee twice. This first accident occurred during his freshman year while playing Milford. Walsh tore his ACL and his meniscus...

Confirm before you commit

Confirm before you commit

Ben Lombardi, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Features, Showcase

How important is visiting your college's campus? The answer you receive will reflect the person you ask. Some students apply to up to twenty schools, making it impractical to visit all of them. If this is the case, then you should think about widening your possibilities. For many students, visiting a campus can be ...

Double Chocolate Chunk Granola? Yes, please!

Double Chocolate Chunk Granola? Yes, please!

Sophia Bruzik, StuCo Correspondent
March 9
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Erin Baker Co. was started in 1994 when Erin Baker purchased a mixer and started to develop “The Original Breakfast Cookie”. From 1996 to 1997, kitchen space was rented and the logo was born. In 2001 the company took off, Baker had hired ten new team members and became an official sponsor of t...

Congrats you’re in! Now what?

Congrats you’re in! Now what?

Chantal Jennings, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Features, February, Showcase

If you’re among the students who have already been accepted into several colleges, how will you decide which college is number one? The decision is a difficult one. How does a person decide their future career let alone where to spend the next four years? There are innumerable factors to take into...

The Puppy Bowl was fur real

The Puppy Bowl was fur real

Niki Maragos, Features Editor
February 10
Filed under Features, February, Showcase

Puppy Bowl XII took place on February 7, from 3-5pm and as always, was a “fur-tastic” success. Sadly, as it was widely overshadowed by Super Bowl 50, not as many people got to experience it in its adorable glory. To recap the event where cute little puppies run around in jerseys and play fo...

How well do you know your teachers?

How well do you know your teachers?

Shannon Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Features, Showcase

  At Hollis Brookline High School, we are very fortunate to have some amazing teachers. Each student has at least one teacher that they feel they know pretty well. In some cases, students have been coached by a teacher and have learned about them that way. Other students may hear stories ...

HB student represents in the U.S. Senate

HB student represents in the U.S. Senate

Caroline Kroeger, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Features

On October 13 of this past year, Jack Hattamer ‘17 received a phone call that would change his life. On the other end of the line was the head of the nationally-known United States Capitol Page Program, announcing that he was one of thirty kids from across the nation who had been accepted for their...

Can I make money as a blogger?

Can I make money as a blogger?

Niki Maragos, Editor of Features
February 1
Filed under Features, Showcase

Now that 2016 is in full swing and all of the lists about new technology and best restaurants to visit have dropped, let’s talk about what’s really on our minds. How am I going to make tons of money this year? Well, one of the hottest new professions out there for 2016 is online blogging. &n...

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