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Technology never CESes to amaze

Technology never CESes to amaze
January 13, 2014

The annual International Consumer Electronics Convention (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, is the place for some of the world’s largest, and smallest, tech companies to show off their latest and greatest....

What can CavBlock do for you?

Mr. Warren supervising his CavBlock room.
November 20, 2013

Nearing the end of the third month, Cavblock is settling in. Students are enjoying the extra break in the day, catching up on work, and taking enrichment classes. But what enrichment classes do Hollis...

Black Friday: Why it ruins Thanksgiving

American Eagle sales are already setup in preparation for Black Friday.
November 20, 2013

Thanksgiving is a special holiday. It is one of the few days left in the year that a family sits down to have a family dinner. In some cases, it is not only a gathering of one’s immediate family,...

Christmas too early?

Dunkin' Donuts is already breaking out the seasonal cups.
November 20, 2013

Everyone has seen the Best Buy Christmas commercials with Santa Claus coming down the chimney with sleigh bells jingling to deliver the newest and best electronic devices.The new XBox, an iPad, a Kindle...

Holiday air travel: How safe are we?

Jet Blue is a popular airline for people who wish to holiday travel.
November 20, 2013

With a staggering 34.1 million travelers taking to the sky for Labor Day weekend, American Airlines surpassed their record for that day by 2.41 million. An estimated 25 million people will be flying for...

HB honors veterans for their service

The d'Arbonnes, parents of '05 grad Jess d'Arbonne, return for this year's ceremony
November 8, 2013

With Veteran’s Day rapidly approaching, students and staff at Hollis Brookline worked to ensure that the veterans in the community were properly honored for their years of service to our country....

HB auto skills moving FORDward

Competitors working on the
November 6, 2013

We all see those big trucks in the lower lot as most students drive to the upper lot. Two of those students, Jack Buchanan and Liam Tardif, have been nominated into the National AAA/Ford Automotive Competition...

The young adult formula

Logos aren't the only thing that's similar about this era's young adult dystopias and fantasies.
November 6, 2013

Books today are most definitely not the same as what they used to be. Some argue that this is a good thing, because the language is ten times easier to understand than Charles Dickens, but is that a good...

Pumpkin vs pecan pie

Are you a pumpkin pie fan?
November 6, 2013

As Halloween comes to a close and Thanksgiving is right around the corner, pumpkin pie is among popular discussion. Pumpkin pie has the delicious qualities of richness and creaminess. Pumpkin flavoring...

The more you know Mormons

The more you know Mormons
November 6, 2013

Since Hollis Brookline is a public school, talk of religion is minimal. But when it is discussed, do students really know the facts? Due to the town’s small population, there is not a huge range of diversity...

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