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From creativity to community with D.I.

From creativity to community with D.I.

Jeremy Anderson, Staff Writer

June 4, 2015

What do you get when you mix team building with trying to find a unique way to solve a very elaborate problem? Maybe you’ll need to build a life-sized story book, make art out of trash, or--as in this year’s problem--create a magical monster. That’s Destination Imagination, also known as D.I.,...

Sophomore Rocks the Stocks

Emma Dougherty, Junior Editor

May 22, 2015

Every year, the Economics classes of HBHS take on the Stock Market Simulation project. The project is meant to provide students with a basic understanding of the stock market, which can be applied when looking to invest in stocks. Katie Pine, an economics teacher, advises that “[Students should]...

BandJourno: Music classes travel to Italy

BandJourno: Music classes travel to Italy

Bridget Giles, Features Editor

April 22, 2015

From NYC to Cleveland, from Toronto to D.C., the Hollis-Brookline High School Band and Choir groups have traveled great distances to spread their love of music. But for the first time this year, the group will travel overseas--to Italy. “The Italy trip has been two years in the making,” said David...

Men’s Volleyball has high expectations

Men's Volleyball has high expectations

Jack Shields, Assistant Sports Editor

April 20, 2015

While the Boys’ Volleyball team is still a relatively new program, the boys continue to have high expectations. With a new coach in this spring season, the team is hopeful for success. Former head coach Rebecca Balfour calls this season “a year where the boys can compete for a title.” As Coach...

Hearing from Huckins

Hearing from Huckins

Evan Moloney, News Editor

April 15, 2015

The mellifluous voice of the Social Studies department is no longer here at Hollis-Brookline High School. But former teacher Rob Huckins is still here in spirit. Huckins had long been a fixture of HBHS before his departure last year, and was loved by upper-and-lowerclassmen alike. Working with...

Zumba Club: HB’s newest way to break a sweat

Zumba Club: HB's newest way to break a sweat

Nicole Poitras, Guest Contributor

April 10, 2015

Spanish Club, Writers’ Club, Film Club…Hollis-Brookline High School is known for having a wide variety of clubs that enrich every interest you can think of. But this year, Sophomore Grace Lou burst on to the scene with an idea for a club that had never been thought of before. Lou recently founded...

No rest for the wicked: Leo Lorden, Class of 2015

No rest for the wicked: Leo Lorden, Class of 2015

Pat Dunn, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015

For most, snow days are usually filled with sleeping, watching TV, and drinking hot chocolate. But Leo Lorden, ‘15, chooses to spend the days of heavy snow in his truck, blaring music and plowing what he calls “white gold”. After seeing one of the worst winters this generation has ever seen,...

Summer jobs: How to get ahead

Liam Flaherty, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015

It’s almost that time of year! Every spring, thousands of high-school students around the country apply for summer jobs. Whether it’s a small fast-food joint or a large supermarket, a job is a great challenge for a teenager to take on. Jobs look great on resumes, add experience, and can also provide...

Kirby chosen as Teacher of the Month

Kirby chosen as Teacher of the Month

Emily Raymond, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015

At the beginning of March, social studies teacher Kathy Kirby learned she had been chosen by Hollis Brookline High School’s Pay-it-Forward club, HB the Change. Her door was decorated with inspirational quotes and pictures, as well as two giant footprints right outside the door to indicate who had left...

Theater Department proposes reading of Green Eggs and Ham: Town Explodes

Theater Department proposes reading of Green Eggs and Ham: Town Explodes

Sam, Am

April 1, 2015

“Do you know what ham is made of? B*tts! B*tts are inappropriate. We shouldn’t even say the word b*tt. It’s nasty. They should change it to tushie,” raged Julie Christie ‘15 on finding that the theater department is selling tickets to a public reading of Green Eggs and Ham by the infamous Dr. Se...

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