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Nick White brings attention to disability

Nick White brings attention to disability

Megan Gialluca, Features Editor
December 8
Filed under December, Features, Showcase

According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), about thirteen percent of all public school students have learning disabilities. For these students, having a learning disability can make school and social life a lot tougher. Enter Nick White ‘17. White is in Period 6 Senior Quest during...

Basketball is back at HB with high expectations

Basketball is back at HB with high expectations

Nate Corsetti, Sports Editor
December 7
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

They both battled all game long. With the lead swinging back and forth between the two teams, momentum was hard to come by. But with just seconds remaining, the Cavaliers found themselves leading Manchester West by a slim 42-41 margin. With HB’s defense firing on all cylinders, Manchester West bro...

Keep on dreaming

Keep on dreaming

Colin Loftus, Staff Writer
December 7
Filed under Features, Showcase

High school is all about preparing for the future. Whether that means attending college, joining the military, or becoming part of the American workforce, most students have a pretty good idea of what they would like to do. Some “dream jobs” are more attainable than others, but there are various w...

“Arrival” brings it home

“Arrival” brings it home

Max MacLeod, Staff Writer
December 6
Filed under A & E, Showcase

Absolutely mind blowing: these are the words I would use to describe the 2016 movie Arrival. This science fiction mystery film is worth the watch and is a joy to view from start to finish. Fans of science fiction will love this movie, as it breathes some fresh air into a genre that is usually seen clu...

Rebuilding the wrestling team

Rebuilding the wrestling team

Jonathan Carr, Staff Writer
December 6
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

Every year, HB sports teams lose valuable and experienced players who have gone off to college. With the loss of seniors, there are always freshmen who are excited to start their high school sports careers. Even though the wrestling team lost many extremely talented wrestlers this year, the team still has a...

Hollis PD participates in Movember traditions

Hollis PD participates in Movember traditions

Connor Harris, Staff Writer
December 5
Filed under News, Showcase

While a few friends were catching up back in 2003, they jokingly brought up an idea to make the mustache fad a popular trend yet again in today's fashion world. After rounding up 30 people willing to partake in growing unique mustaches/facial hair for the month of November, they officially named it Movemb...

HB Red Cross Club: Will you lend a hand?

HB Red Cross Club: Will you lend a hand?

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer
December 5
Filed under News, Showcase

The National Hurricane Center says that a category five hurricane can reach winds of 157 mph or higher, collapsing buildings and trees everywhere. Recently, Hurricane Matthew brought destruction to a vast number of homes across the southeast coast. The Hollis Brookline High School Red Cross Club is f...

He’s with the band: Perry balances science and music

He’s with the band: Perry balances science and music

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief
November 30
Filed under Features, November, Showcase

In Eric Perry’s Physics classes, his students often hear him remark about his “rock ‘n roll days.” But his time of gigs and recording studios are not as far behind him as he may imply. Perry’s love of music has spanned his entire life, and he is looking forward to future opportunities that...

Flag football league has renewed rivalry

Flag football league has renewed rivalry

Mario Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor
November 30
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

There are many sports that Hollis Brookline High School offers, but some kids may want to try out-of-school sports as well. NFL Play 60 offers Flag Football at the Hampshire Dome in Milford. This is a popular activity that takes place on the weekends during the winter months. The flag football league...

Behind the scenes of “Alice: Through the Looking Glass”

Behind the scenes of “Alice: Through the Looking Glass”

Maggie O'Hara, Co-Editor in Chief
November 30
Filed under A & E, Showcase

The HB community loves going to see the magical productions put on by the theater department each year. Whether it be a musical or play, it’s amazing to see friends, peers, and strangers alike onstage, making a story come to life in a culmination of countless hours of practice and preparation. Au...

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