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New year, new team

New year, new team

Nate Corsetti, Sports Editor
January 30
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Hollis Brookline wrestling has a history of success. They are easily the winningest team in the school’s history and are consistently competitive. This is often due to a large core of seniors. But this year’s team is different. While there is still plenty to be excited about, including success, this ...

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 ...

Lights, camera…overture?

Lights, camera…overture?

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief
January 26
Filed under A & E, January, Showcase

The craze began in 2013 when NBC decided to take on what was then considered a monumental challenge: staging a Broadway-style production live on television. The Sound of Music Live! starred country singer Carrie Underwood and was received by its 18.47 million viewers with mixed feedback, mostly concerning...

Changing school start time: and why it’s so important

Changing school start time: and why it’s so important

Maggie O'Hara, Co-Editor and Chief
January 26
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Since the beginning of my sophomore year at HBHS, I’ve been working on a project, one that would have a lasting effect on current underclassmen and generations to come. School Start Time has been on my radar since freshman year, when I read an article that shaped my opinion on the topic. It’s no...

HB theater students shine in the first ever 24 Hour Play Festival

HB theater students shine in the first ever 24 Hour Play Festival

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor
January 18
Filed under News, Showcase

After the HB Improv show on Friday, January 13, four students worked through the night to compose original 10 minute plays to be rehearsed and presented the following day. These performances were part of the first 24 Hour Play Festival, produced by HB alum Takuma Okada ‘16 and teachers Matt Barbosa and ...

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...

Bucket Lists: Making the Most of Dreams

Bucket Lists: Making the Most of Dreams

Jonathan Carr, Staff Writer
January 12
Filed under January, Opinion, Showcase

A bucket list is a list of activities that someone would like to do sometime in their life. Bucket lists can motivate people to stop procrastinating and to do what they have always dreamed of. The students and staff of Hollis Brookline High School have some unique items on their lists.   ...

Law and Order: HB attends “We the People”

Law and Order: HB attends “We the People”

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor
January 12
Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday, December 9, 29 students from HB traveled up to the New Hampshire State House in Concord to compete in the “We The People” district hearing. Last Friday, January 6, 31 students had the chance to participate yet again. These driven students are currently taking the AP Government, taught by Tr...

HBDS breaks the ice with historic win

HBDS breaks the ice with historic win

Jack MacLeod, Staff Writer
January 12
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

This past Thursday, January 5, the HBDS hockey Warriors beat Pembroke-Campbell for their first win of the season. And all of last season. This is bigger than the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series, and nearly as exciting as Game 7.   The Warriors got off to a very early lead when captain Sam Poiss...

Setting the tone for the season: looking back on the 2016 Winter Concert

Setting the tone for the season: looking back on the 2016 Winter Concert

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer
January 12
Filed under A & E, January, Showcase

On the evening of Dec. 15, groups from the Hollis Brookline Performing Arts Department showcased their work at the annual Hollis Brookline High School Winter Concert.   In preparation for the performance, choir director Matthew Barbosa worked meticulously with his classes to make sure ever...

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