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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...

Gender-neutral bathrooms at HB

Gender-neutral bathrooms at HB

Parker Coady, Op/Ed Editor, Semester 2
March 22
Filed under March, Opinion, Showcase

Hollis Brookline High School is about to receive one of its first structural changes in a long time. Student Council’s next major project for this year is to create a single, gender-neutral restroom out of two previous gendered ones.   The bathroom will be created from the teacher bathroom in the th...

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...

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” begins performances March 17

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” begins performances March 17

Leslie Comeau, Features Editor
March 17
Filed under A & E, March, Showcase

The Mystery of Edwin Drood was the final novel written by Charles Dickens, who died before he could ever finish it. Thus, the mystery surrounding its intended ending will never truly be resolved. However, in this year’s musical of the same name, the Hollis Brookline theatre department is determined to co...

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 ...

Should Personal Finance be a required course at HB?

Should Personal Finance be a required course at HB?

Kat Pellerin, Op/Ed Editor
March 10
Filed under March, Opinion, Showcase

Personal Finance is a course here at Hollis Brookline, established and taught by math teacher Mark  Illingworth, and by social studies teacher Katie Henderson as well. The Hollis Brookline community, similar to most communities around the country, is torn as to whether Personal Finance should be a re...

Round one promposals: the chaperones

Round one promposals: the chaperones

Rachel Marquis, Staff Writer
April 8
Filed under March, News

In the midst of spring sports, the musical, and various other HB happenings, a very special question was popped to a number of teachers here at school. No--no engagements happened, but several chaperones were selected  in preparation for the annual event that every senior class waits year long for: prom...

A fairy tale musical

A fairy tale musical

Emma Dougherty, News Editor
March 31
Filed under A & E, March, Showcase

Hollis Brookline High School’s Into the Woods  wrapped up its final showing this past weekend. Performances took place on March 18, 19, 25 and 26. Each show began at 7:30 pm, and continued for nearly three hours.  The Hollis Brookline Theatre Department showed admirable dedication and expertise throu...

The 2016 Masters

The 2016 Masters

Jack Shields, Sports Editor
March 31
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, March, Showcase, Sports

Spring is finally here, which means golf’s most prestigious tournament is fast approaching. The Masters is a tournament that will last forever but has seen career’s flash before our eyes. Every April, millions of people sit by their televisions to watch history be made before their very eyes, ea...

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