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National College Decision Day

Bella Zampieri, Staff Writer

May 18, 2016

Sunday, May 1 was a monumental day for high school seniors around the country. Known as  National College Decision Day, it was the deadline for students to commit to a college and send in their deposits. For many students, this is the most crucial decision they may have to face. It's also the  day that senior...

Guitar Night: The upcoming show

Guitar Night: The upcoming show

Emma Dougherty, News Editor

May 13, 2016

This year will be the fifteenth annual Guitar Night held May 13 & 14, conducted by HBHS’s student body and led by math teacher and music enthusiast Mark Illingworth.   Illingworth organized 4 special events this past autumn, including Beatles Night, Motown Night, Classic Rock Night, and...

Sophomore Games Night

Sophomore Games Night

Logan Collins, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

  On March 16th, the HBHS Class of 2018 participated in a fundraiser called the “Sophomore Games Night.” The goal of the night was to allow member of the sophomore class to meet fellow  students in a comfortable setting and hopefully create some new friendships.   After paying a five dollar entrance fee, stu...

A new addition to the school

A new addition to the school

Caroline Kroeger, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

HBHS Spanish teacher Mrs. Robbins (formerly known as Sheehan) and her husband Joe Robbins welcomed Layla Joy Robbins into the world at 8:53 p.m. on Friday April 15. Baby Robbins is 7 pounds and only 20 inches. Robbins left school early in the morning on Wednesday April 13. her friends, family, and st...

Showing the spirit: tied up in tie-dye

Showing the spirit: tied up in tie-dye

Nicole Poitras, A&E Editor

April 21, 2016

Yesterday was red, white, and blue, but today HB tasted the rainbow. Tie Dye was the theme for this last day prior to the closing ceremony. Students did not disappoint; the popular pattern was visible throughout the halls as far as the eye could see, whether on shirts, pants - or, on some students, b...

Showing the spirit: born in the USA

Showing the spirit: born in the USA

Nicole Poitras, A&E Editor

April 20, 2016

Oh say can you see all of the spirit? Today the halls of Hollis Brookline were painted red, white, and blue for USA Day. Many students went all out, dressing themselves in patriotic hats, suspenders, sunglasses, shorts, and flashing necklaces. Others chose a low-key look, such as Nate Corsetti ‘17, wh...

Showing the spirit: Tropical Tuesday

Showing the spirit: Tropical Tuesday

Nicole Poitras and Stephanie Buchanan

April 19, 2016

Although this morning’s weather proved a little soggy and cold, it didn’t dampen HB’s spirit. Students participating in Spirit Week brought in the warmth of the islands with tropical shirts, leis, straw hats, and even one or two ukuleles.   The energy from yesterday’s opening ceremo...

Showing the spirit: Comfy celebration

Showing the spirit: Comfy celebration

Nicole Poitras and Stephanie Buchanan

April 18, 2016

The first day of Spirit Week here at HBHS kicked off today with a comfortable start: Pajama Day. Students flocked into school donned in bathrobes and bunny slippers to gain spirit points for their class.   After a slightly confusing schedule, the entirety of HB packed into the gymnasium, wher...

Showing the spirit: The week ahead

Nicole Poitras and Stephanie Buchanan

April 16, 2016

As the Penny Wars wrapped up with Friday’s final bell, it’s now just a question of who will earn the ultimate Spirit Week victory.   Find out who won the wars when Spirit Week kicks off this Monday, April 18.   Preparations are already underway[and nearly complete] for the coveted stretch befo...

Showing the spirit: Penny Wars

Showing the spirit: Penny Wars

Stephanie Buchanan and Nicole Poitras

April 15, 2016

Penny Wars is a unique concept for a great cause. The annual competition for copper is a battle between each grade to see who can collect the most money. The catch is that the only donations that count positively are those in pennies. Each grade gets a bucket during lunch and anyone who is willing to co...

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