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Calling all Spanish students

This photo of Mijas, Malaga, Spain was taken in April of 2017, which was the last Spanish trip.  Students going on the Spain 2020 trip will be able to see beautiful sceneries like this one. “They are going to see two of the most beloved European cities”, explained Señor Basbas.
March 14, 2019

In April of 2020, Alex Basbas, one of three Spanish teachers at Hollis Brookline, will be taking foreign language students across the world to Spain. Any student interested in this trip will be able to...

What else does the Life Skills program have up their sleeve?

This is the Life Skills bulletin board. Though it is currently blank, the next rendition is sure to impress.
March 13, 2019

The Life Skills program has their own blackboard decorated with all kinds of themes ranging from holidays and seasons. What will occur next, will it be about spring or will it be about the next holiday,...

2019 Winter Warmer Ergatta

 Pictured is 5 members of the Crew team at their Head of the Charles Regatta in the Fall. They participated in it on October 21, 2018. “It’s a long day  of racing, leading people around and cleaning up,” said Katie Souza’ 19.
March 8, 2019

The Crew team at Hollis Brookline High School hosted their fourth annual Winter Warmer Ergatta on Saturday, Feb. 2. The team had their indoor regatta compiled of many races. “An Ergatta is essentially...

Michael Gillespie picked for all-state charity match for first time in HB history

Gillespie sits with the other players and the children at the CHaD hospital. “We’re pretty much on the same page,” said Gillespie. They will be playing later this June after a week of practice.
March 8, 2019

Wide receiver and cornerback Michael Gillespie ‘19 is the first and only HB player to be picked for the CHaD football roster, which is an all-state game. Gillespie is ranked #23 in the state and is nationally...

Interior Design students decorate HBHS classrooms

The mural is projected to be finished soon, as Willette is still adding finishing details to it during her free time in Cav Block. “The project matches the task that's in the room. We want it to be interactive, so when Stacey did this project she asked Salamone what would be good for her to have,” said Hancock.
February 12, 2019

Close your eyes and imagine a classic schoolroom. What comes to mind? Perhaps you see white brick walls and white tile floors; as far as decor, there might be some scattered posters with class expectations...

School lunches, more than a meal

 Many students at HBHS and across the country choose to skip the vegetables offered at the cafeteria.
January 31, 2019

School lunches are notoriously bad. Elementary school through high school students across the country ritually complain about their cafeteria lunches, and parents often have their own horror stories. Despite...

Dog of the Week 🐕 1-14

Dog of the Week 🐕 1-14
January 14, 2019

Introducing this week's furry friend: Max. Little Max belongs to the Anneser family in Hollis. He is 9 years old, and is loved by all that he meets.

HBHS FACS holds its 14th annual gingerbread house contest

The winning gingerbread house, titled “The Slammer,” was a miniature version of a prison, complete with pretzel fences and candy barbed wire. “It was a great experience creating this masterpiece with my group,” said Brodie Kelly ‘19, one of the creators of the winning gingerbread house. Her other group members included Natalie Cook ‘19, Ryan Coutu ‘20, and Chelsea Macnamara ‘19.
January 7, 2019

During the week prior to Christmas break, a pop of color emerged atop the library bookshelves in a unique form: gingerbread houses. These sugary treats were a festive addition to the library as well as...

What to watch this holiday season

A holiday movie enthusiast watches How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Released in 2000, this movie is the second of three movies based on Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas. “It's just a really touching story, and it has a great soundtrack,” said Ashlyn Mansfield ‘19.
December 20, 2018

The holiday season is here once again. With the chilly weather and early darkness that December brings, it’s the perfect time to settle in for a movie. Whether you’re looking to curl up by yourself...

Guitar Night presents: The Fabulous 80’s

This eye catching poster is located near the school cafeteria advertising Guitar Night to the school. Each year it is exciting to see which new posters will be hanging in the hallways, letting students know what is to come. “The faculty band will be performing one song [on Friday] and 14 people are supposed to join us on stage which is very exciting,” said Perry.
December 12, 2018

Guitar Night, which is always a hit at HB, is gearing up to exhibit some talent in the HBHS auditorium on Dec.14. People from all over the community pile into the school to watch the talented staff and...

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