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What can we do?

What can we do?

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief

June 2, 2017

About a month ago, at the end of Physics class, my lab table got into a conversation with Eric Perry. It began with him talking about how we should be grateful for what we have, but eventually we were lamenting over the fact that we were devastated by the horrible things we saw on the news every day. W...

Making a difference: students plan to enter ROTC

Nathan Corsetti '17 is looking forward to the ROTC program.

Mario Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor

April 3, 2017

As high school comes to a close many seniors are excited to rep their new college sweatshirt during their first class. Others are deciding to take a gap year to explore their options and the world. Some students, though, are looking to wear the uniform of the greatest team on earth, choosing the pat...

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” begins performances March 17

The poster for

Leslie Comeau, Features Editor

March 17, 2017

The Mystery of Edwin Drood was the final novel written by Charles Dickens, who died before he could ever finish it. Thus, the mystery surrounding its intended ending will never truly be resolved. However, in this year’s musical of the same name, the Hollis Brookline theatre department is determined to co...

A fond farewell: what Spirit Week meant to this year’s seniors

Emma Bruseo '17 and Meghan Corban '17 help with details on the seniors' poster.

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief

March 13, 2017

Spirit Week is always exciting for every grade involved, but the class of 2017 made it extra-special this year. The feeling of unity was high as they realized this was their last Spirit Week, so they made the most of their last major collaboration. Seniors poured in throughout the week to help with preparati...

Unified team vs. staff basketball game

HB Staff sits on the side during the Staff vs. Unified game.

Mitchell Dryer, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017

 Spirit Week is always an exciting week at HB, with all of the festivities and clothing attire. To kick off this year’s Spirit Week, there was a basketball game between the Unified Team and the Staff of HB during the opening ceremonies. The game was one 10-minute period with the Unified Team coming out on ...

Poster prep

The senior class works on their poster.

Leslie Comeau, Features Editor

March 13, 2017

For the past few weeks, the freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors have been planning and plotting their poster designs for spirit week. Every year, HB is impressed by the intricate details and sizes of each class’s posters, but not everyone considers the time and effort it takes to create them....

Spirit Week secrecy

The seniors always try to keep their Spirit Week theme behind closed doors.

Parker Coady, Op/Ed Editor

March 13, 2017

While Spirit Week’s skits and jokes have changed from year to year, one tradition has remained constant: the senior skit’s secrecy. Or, at least, they’ve tried to keep it constant.   While it’s often tradition for seniors to keep the subject of their assembly skit secret, it’s slipped a few times in the pas...

Spirit Week skits

The sophomore class practices their Spirit Week skit outside.

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor

March 13, 2017

During Spirit Week, all classes spend time after school to work on posters, props, dancing, and the pep rally skit.  This year, the underclassmen worked as hard as ever, and on Friday, February 24, they performed their skits in the HB gym.   The freshman class of 2020 started off the skits with a theme of...

Picking the theme

Picking a theme can take time, but the seniors have known their theme since sophomore year.

Kaitlin Johnson, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017

Picking a theme for the class of 2017’s Spirit Week skit came very easily to Student Council. Senior class representative Natalie Paquin said, “Since sophomore year, there was always an idea of Magic School Bus to be the theme.” The senior class wanted to save it for senior year because it was ...

Creative takes on Spirit Week

Some students made the Spirit Week themes into puns on their costumes.

Brock Radford, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017

The various themes for Spirit Week were colorful, creative and liberating for many students. For some, however, that wasn’t enough - they decided to take it one step further. For example, Anthony Basque ‘18 wore a crusader’s helmet during USA day, which he had borrowed from Aidan Canfield ‘18. With...

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