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Waving goodbye to 7 HBHS volleyball players

The varsity volleyball team stands united for one of their last games in their high school careers. Looking closely you can see the players linking hands, uniting them before they step out to the court.
December 10, 2018

It's a bittersweet ending to the four-year winning streak for the seven seniors on the girl's varsity volleyball team. Four of these girls have been with the varsity team every year of their high school...

The problems with Top Ten

This is the GPA chart for the Class of 2019 on the Hollis Brookline High School School Profile, which is sent to college admissions readers to give context to the information. This chart can give colleges admissions readers a general idea of where a student’s GPA lies in respect to the rest of their class without pitting students against each other through a reported top ten or complete rank. “It makes students who aren’t in top ten feel less than for their grades” said Tess Crooks ‘19.
December 10, 2018

Hollis Brookline High School prides itself on being one of the best high schools in the state. Between high standardized test scores and competitive college acceptances, one of the great things about the...

HB The Change initiates Challenge Day

A Challenge Day ambassador raises her hand in unison with students at an assembly.
December 4, 2018

On Dec. 6, 100 HBHS students, all of varying grades, will participate in the first HBHS Challenge Day which was organized by club HB The Change.   With headquarters located in California, Challenge...

The $10,000 hit

 Milan Lucic #27 sits on, rookie, Mathieu Joseph after checking him. The hit cost Lucic a 10 minute penalty and $10k. “Part of the reason we have Looch [Lucic] here is to take care of teammates, and he did that,” said Todd McLellan who is head coach of the Edmonton Oilers.
November 19, 2018

Milan Lucic, assistant captain for the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers, has been fined $10,000 and was given a 10 minute game misconduct penalty, which means he spent 10 minutes in the penalty box for just that,...

The fate of Homecoming

Students dance at the Harvest Ball in the mini gym on Nov 2. “There was more effort into planning it, so it's gonna be better,” Patel stated in the days leading up to the dance. Increased organisation and planning of the dance this year likely increased attendance at the event.
November 15, 2018

The beginning of a new school year is so much more than just a bitter end to summer. It brings new classes, new friends, and at most schools, a highly anticipated (and well-funded) homecoming dance. Hollis...

Thank you, Local Veterans

The fantastic HBHS band plays during the assembly in the above photo.
November 14, 2018

Every year at Hollis-Brookline, the Homefront Club welcomes veterans from around the community to honor them at a school-wide assembly. The veterans and active duty military are recognized for their service...

The Halloween assembly spooks at HBHS

Pictured here is an intense moment of musical chairs, as competitors try to find a chair to stay in the game.  This is one of the many enjoyable activities in this assembly, alongside the tug of war game and the costume contests.  “It is fun to be supported by a crowd of people, and shoving people out of their chairs, it’s not something you can do everyday,” said Abraham, pictured in the white Elvis suit.
November 13, 2018

Every year, Hollis Brookline High School hosts a Halloween assembly for their students on the annual Trebuchet Day. This assembly is a time for students to have fun by playing games and taking part in...

Upcoming auditions for the All State Music Festival

From left to right, Devon Kuchta ‘21, Darcy Hinckle ‘21, Johanna Golden ‘19, Taylor O’Connell ‘19, and Megan Mitchell ‘20, spend every fourth period honors choir class practicing for their big auditions in a few weeks. They all want a spot on this years All State Team. “We practice all year for this,” said Hinkle.
November 8, 2018

Auditions for the much anticipated All State Music Festival, attended by the best of Hollis Brookline vocalists every year, are coming up this month. The festival consists of a concert later in the year,...

Poetry Out Loud: recitations and up-and-comers

Poetry Out Loud speakers are encouraged to engage in a variety of poetic traditions, such as that of Robert Frost. However, they aren’t just limited to traditional western poetry; poems from around the world are all involved and available to be recited.
November 7, 2018

Some might think that poetry recitation is old-fashioned, but in Hollis Brookline High School’s English classes, the practice is being continued and rejuvenated. On Dec. 18, students will compete in...

Treb Day shoots by

Anastasia Zawadowskiy '20, part of the
November 7, 2018

Friday, Oct. 26, marked the launch day for the trebuchets built by all three physics classes offered at Hollis Brookline High School: physics: conceptual, physics: problems and principles (P&P) and...

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