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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile: the story of Ted Bundy

Zac Efron plays the role of Ted Bundy, a vicious serial killer, in the new Netflix movie Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. This film has faced a lot of controversy, as people believe that Efron is portraying Bundy in a positive way. “[The movie] does not glamorize the killing,” Efron says. “This is an important thing for people to hear.”

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

It’s hard to imagine a serial killer as anything other than someone who is obviously insane. Consequently, in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Ted Bundy is portrayed as exactly that. He uses his charming personality and perceived good looks to lure in his victims, thereafter murdering the...

Student Art Showcase- April/May

Laura Bruseo '19, Digital

May 20, 2019

Below are two pieces of art created by students in Hollis Brookline High School art classes in April/May.

The composition process

The composition process

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Norton works on a new piece. Her writing process differs for each piece but follows the same basic steps. “It’s like a pyramid structure,” Norton says. “I usually start with a melody or a bassline and build from there and fill the whole piece out.” She uses different styles of music to help her cre...

DownBeat magazine

DownBeat magazine

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Norton was featured in DownBeat magazine. Her piece, Ecuador, was the winning composition for a high school large ensemble jazz piece. “I started [composing] a few years ago. In eighth grade, I started arranging music just for fun,” she says. “Once I got to sophomore year, I took music theory wi...

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Norton is working on her piece entitled Great Blue Heron, which was performed by HBHS’s concert band at the Spring Concert. However, this wasn’t the first time a student-written piece was performed at a concert. “We’ve performed student pieces in the past,” says Dave Umstead, band director at ...

An award-winning composition

An award-winning composition

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Norton is practicing her piece, Ecuador, which received an honorable mention at the New Hampshire Music Educators Association (NHMEA) Competition Contest. This year is the third year that Norton has participated in this contest. The NHMEA’s rules for entering the contest are flexible, so all types of ...

Ecuador

Ecuador

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Amy Norton ‘19, a member of the HBHS Honors Jazz Band, plays her very own self-composed jazz piece, entitled Ecuador. Ecuador received the first place for high school large ensemble jazz compositions in the DownBeat magazine Student Music Awards. Being featured in DownBeat magazine is “a very big d...

Eating for the Earth

Vegetables play a big role in the planetary health diet, similarly to vegetarian or vegan diets. Though the planetary health diet leaves some room for meat, eggs and dairy, North Americans on average will need to decrease their beef/pork intake by 84%, egg intake by 63%, chicken intake by 57% and dairy intake by 31% in order to fit the diet according to the EAT-Lancet report. Foods like legumes, fruits and vegetables would be taking the place of the animal products we’d be eating less of.

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

May 10, 2019

Every so often, a new diet comes into the eyes of those in nutrition and health communities. Many people are familiar with vegetarianism, veganism or keto (high protein, low carb) and paleo (all unprocessed food) diets. But what about the planetary health diet? Created by the EAT-Lancet commission gr...

World of Dance: season 3 update

Briar Nolet, a dancer in the upper division, performs a solo for the judges during the Duels, the second round of the competition. Nolet wowed the judges with her technique and tricks. Derek Hough, one of the judges, called her performance “stunning”.

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

Although season three of World of Dance began in February, the show has already displayed a multitude of gifted dancers, all who have a shot at winning the grand prize. So far, the judges have narrowed down the pool of contestants to the most talented dancers, and the competition for the next World ...

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