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Five ways to keep yourself busy during quarantine

The Coronavirus has resulted in many people now trying to find ways to keep themselves busy, individuals are spending time doing more at home activities just trying to escape the boredom the stay-at-home order has brought. “Quarantine has been good for my art, because I really have nothing else to do so I’ve got more time to focus on it,” said Sam Hayes ’21.

Lauren Hunt, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

Coronavirus has hit us surprisingly hard; there are orders to stay inside and avoid others, and boredom is setting in. With in person classes ending for the year and going longer without and seeing your friends, it’s important that we stay busy and create projects, to cure the unbearable boredom tha...

The Music Man Premiere

One of the many jobs that are instrumental in the creation of a Musical are the stage managers. Stage managers are in charge of the overall flow of rehearsals, follow the script to call for cues if necessary, manage backstage preparation, and each actor’s movements on the stage. Jess Hu ‘21, one of the four stage managers, said, “I love the sense of involvement that stage managing provides. There is just something really special about being able to see a show transform from page to stage and knowing that you were able to play a role in that success!”

Rory Klauber, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

As the winter season starts to transition into the spring season, that means the premiere of The Music Man at Hollis-Brookline High School is right around the corner. This year, the musical follows Josh Ide ‘20, playing the role of Harold Hill who is a fast-talking traveling salesman, as he tries to car...

Live From The Montgomery Basement

“Miles is an amazing drummer, and has only grown since we first started playing music together. He started off really good and has only become better from then, and he is just looking to become an even greater drummer everyday,” said Spencer Murray ‘21.

Faith DiStefano, A&E Editor

March 22, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 21, Miles Montgomery ‘22, Anderson Steckler ‘20, Steven Szczeszynski ‘20 and friends hosted a concert in Montgomery's basement. The band advertised across social media platforms, inviting any Hollis-Brookline student to enjoy a groovy night of listening to live music with friends.  ...


Quinten, Sander and I  pose to show how we will be representing Hollis-Brookline in its efforts to support Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and its patients. The three of us will be running a fundraising page for people to provide donations to the organization. “I’m not sure how big of a role playing in the game itself has on the CHaD organization, but I know the game itself plays a major role because it donates all of the money it makes to the betterment of CHaD kids,” said Sander Wimmer ‘20. We intend to hold an event that will help raise money for the organization in the near future.

Austin Etchells, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

The fear of losing a child due to medical illness is something that plagues the minds of nearly every parent, and for those who face the hospitalization of their child, this fear often becomes overwhelming. Children are a symbol of hope and innocence in the world, but when they succumb to a fate bur...

Ski team finishes season with strong performance at states

The HB skiers pose for a group picture after a race. The HB ski team practiced and raced at Crotched Mountain throughout the season, where they had a strong performance at their state meets.  “It was a great group of kids. It was a fun experience every time I went,” said Assistant Coach Milton Robinson.

Erik Keldsen, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

During the last couple of months, the Hollis Brookline Ski Team has spent many hours on the slopes in preparation for their state meets during February 11-12.  Their hard work during the season paid off, as the girls’ team earned 11th place and the boys’ team earned 5th place against tough competi...

Kobe and the logo

After the loss of Kobe Bryant on January 26, 2020, his fans and other basketball fanatics have come together and petitioned to make him the new face of the NBA. “I can see why fans are really pushing to have the logo changed due to how great of a player and a person he was, but I can also see why people would oppose it because there was never any talk about him being the logo before he died and it can’t just keep getting changed every time ‘one of the greats’ die,” said Pender.

Faith DiStefano, A&E Editor

March 6, 2020

For 51 years Jerry West, former Laker, scout, coach and manager, has been the silhouette of the NBA logo. But after the recent tragedy of the death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant, fans wonder, should one of our country’s most inspiring athletes, Kobe Bryant, take over the honor of being the NBA logo...

Spirit week

Spirit week 2019, the Class of 2020 chose the theme following the popular cartoon TV series, Phineas and Ferb. This year is the class of 2020’s final performance as they prepare to graduate and head off to college. “I’ll miss the final performance of the skits because that's my favorite thing to watch, I love just sitting there seeing all the skits, except if they're bad, I also like doing the dance and participating in the dances, this year is going to be sad since its our last one, I hate to see it go.” said Kylie Krivis ‘20.

Kateri Torgersen, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

As seniors continue down the road of experiencing all their lasts, one of the saddest goodbyes is Hollis-Brookline High School’s beloved spirit week. Spirit Week, the final week before February break, has easily earned its title as the most exciting and fun-filled week out of the entire school year. ...

Cookie Wars

Depending on the amount of sugar in the cookie and how long it’s in the oven, the color may change. Some cookies become pale, others golden brown, and some an ashy black. Jade Weaver ‘21 said, “I don’t think I want to eat anything that’s the color of the school [walls], so I’ll go with a nice golden brown in a cookie!”

Megan Strecker, Web Editor

February 5, 2020

Cookies are an easy, go-to pastry for many home bakers, but what makes the best cookie remains up for debate. The vast variety of flavors and textures of this American staple are the crux of this debate, especially because, without knowledge of the science behind baking, it’s hard to control some of ...

A crazy year in the NFL

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 13:  Michael Thomas #13 and Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints celebrate their third quarter touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Mercedes Benz Superdome on January 13, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Quinten Wimmer, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

The 2019-2020 NFL regular season was one to remember. Filled with broken records, big plays from big names, single season accolades, teams proving themselves, new players kick starting their careers and drama heard all around the league.  This year, the Baltimore Ravensbecame one of the most dominant t...

The greatest of all time

Tom Brady, six time Super Bowl champion, has retirement rumors circulating. He has been with the Patriots since 2000 and has been their starting quarterback since 2001. “I will always be a Patriots fan, but if Tom Brady were to retire or if he were to go somewhere else being a free agent this year, I would always want his team to win except when they are playing the Patriots,” said Stevenson.

Amanda Brown, OpEd Editor

February 4, 2020

Tom Brady is a quarterback who sports announcers have compared to some of the best players in football. He was drafted as a sixth round pick, becoming the second string quarterback for the Patriots, and is the only quarterback in the NFL to win six Super Bowl championships. It was this decision that Bill ...

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