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College Christmas wishlist

College Christmas wishlist

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor
December 23
Filed under December, Features, Showcase

There is just a week before the holidays, and everyone is out preparing for celebrations.   In the midst of this frenzy, college students are returning home after their first semester of the year. For many, this is their first time back since the beginning of school, and they are likely gra...

HBHS foods students spread holiday cheer

HBHS foods students spread holiday cheer

Mario Barassi
December 21
Filed under December, Features, Showcase

Every year during first semester Foods One class, Mrs. Hancock hosts a Gingerbread House contest. Hancock said she has been hosting the competition for twelve years. Each group consists of 3-4 members who each work diligently  during the entirety of December to create the best house they can. No two...

HBDS season starts off with overtime thriller

HBDS season starts off with overtime thriller

Jack MacLeod, Staff Writer
December 20
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday night, the Hollis Brookline-Derryfield School hockey team held their season opener at Conway Arena against the Conval-Conant Griffins. This was not just the team’s first game of the season, but also their first game ever in Division III after a long season last year in Division II.   Much...

Stars off the stage

Stars off the stage

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor
December 19
Filed under A & E, Showcase

Now that Hollis Brookline’s production of Alice: Through the Glass has drawn to a close, those who participated start to relax, knowing it will be a few weeks before preparations for the winter musical begin. The stage is cleaned off, the auditorium is empty, and in the very back, a small room filled...

“Alice” enchants and delights in weekend run

“Alice” enchants and delights in weekend run

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief
December 9
Filed under A & E, December, Showcase

“‘Twas brilling, and the slithy toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe…” These are some of the words that transported Alice and her audience back into Wonderland during this weekend’s three performances of the original play Alice Through the Glass, adapted by co-director and social...

What are you afraid of?

What are you afraid of?

Connor Harris, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Features, Showcase

You're alone in an unfamiliar place and suddenly there's a noise. Your heart starts pounding and your brow begins to sweat. As you anxiously look for the source of the noise, you see nothing and begin to feel as though you're being watched, your heart picks up its pace. It's not long before you notice...

New beginnings

New beginnings

Dan Leone, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

The Hollis Brookline Derryfield Ice Hockey team is close to beginning a very promising season. With a big move from Division II to Division III, the athletes are excited to hopefully win more games than during the 2015 season. Patrick MacDonald ‘18, is very excited and had a lot of positive things...

Emma Maxwell conducts a study on music therapy

Emma Maxwell conducts a study on music therapy

Megan Gialluca, Features Editor
December 9
Filed under December, Features, Showcase

“I want to help people,” said Emma Maxwell ’17, a student in Period 6 Senior Quest. Her method? Music therapy. “Instead of using medicine, you use music to cure [psychological] illness.” Music therapy itself is a relatively new recognized form of treatment used mostly for psychological illness...

The best free underrated apps

The best free underrated apps

Adriana Radosavljevic, Copy Editor
December 8
Filed under A & E, December, Showcase

With so many phone apps out there, finding the perfect ones can be quite the challenge. Below is a selection of some of the most under-appreciated free apps of the season that help with a variety of tasks. News: Feedly Feedly is a news app that comes in both mobile and desktop format. The website do...

Mental illness or not, no one should suffer alone

Mental illness or not, no one should suffer alone

Kat Pellerin, Op/Ed Editor
December 8
Filed under December, Features, Showcase

Many people don’t seem to know sufficient information about mental illnesses to be able to help those suffering around them. This article serves to explain some of the more common illnesses and how to assist someone experiencing an episode (a finite period in which someone is affected by a specified illn...

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