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Student book review: Ashes

Ash Guthrie '19 poses with the dystopian thriller novel.

Ash Guthrie, Junior Web Editor

June 1, 2017

(Note: contains spoilers) A combination of a scientific, survival, and apocalyptic fiction novel, Ashes by Ilsa J. Bick contains an intricate plot. The novel follows a seventeen-year-old girl named Alex, who fights cancer and the incurable tumors that haunt her, while losing her senses of taste and smell...

HB wows with “best Guitar Night” yet

Nick Sheppard '18

Anthony Tamposi, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017

On Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13, HBHS hosted their annual Guitar Night. Guitar Night, always themed, adopted a “glow party” ambiance this year: an idea that was the brainchild of Mr. Illingworth. Audience members were handed glowstick necklaces upon entering the auditorium. “It was successful...

Tale as old as time

Emma Watson and Dan Stevens in the famous ballroom scene, alongside their animated counterparts.

Leslie Comeau, Features Editor

May 22, 2017

Disclaimer: This review contains spoilers In recent years, Disney has been releasing live action remakes of its most famous animated films. Its first movie makeover, Alice in Wonderland, released in 2010 featuring Mia Wasikowska as Alice and Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter. Most recently, on March 17th,...

DIY prom hair and makeup

Prom preparation can be tricky. Knowing how and where to spend your money will help complete any desired look. Read more to get suggestions on where to go, what to buy, and more!

Grace Santoski, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

At Hollis Brookline High School, senior prom is one of the most important social events of your high school career. Everyone gets dressed up with their friends and goes out to have a good time. Before the actual prom day, the main focus is getting your dress and making all the necessary appointme...

Movie Review: John Wick Chapter 2

A review of the 2017 released box office move John Wick 2.

Connor Harris, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

Hot off the heels from the explosive John Wick, John Wick Chapter 2 sees Keanu Reeves reprise his role as the titular former assassin seeking a life of peace only to have his hopes ripped out from under him. The films opening scene displays John Wick wrapping up a story element left open from the original...

HB student musicians bring down the house at third open mic

Kierra Dean plays some original songs.

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor in Chief

May 4, 2017

The second Friday of every month, HBHS’ chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society sponsors an open mic night at Union Coffee in Milford. On the particularly sunny evening of April 14, the HB combo band consisting of Luke Martin ‘17, Matt Bradshaw ‘17, Isaac Wimmer ‘18, Nathan Catalanotti ‘17...

Seat belt challenge returns to HB

Left to right, top to bottom. Jack Macleod '17, Dan Leone '18, Evan Sutton '17, Jeremiah Jacob '17, Sam Hall '17, Colin Loftus '17, Kris Johnson '17, Nick Fothergill '17. The coaches (back row) and the winning team (front row) pose in front of a police car.

Anthony Tamposi, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

On Wednesday, April 12, Hollis Brookline High School hosted their annual Seatbelt Challenge. Outside of the back lobby, an old police car was parked and used for the competition. In the seat belt challenge, four people sit in the police car with their seatbelts on. When SRO Officer Bergeron blows...

HB students rock at second Tri-M open mic night

HB students rock at second Tri-M open mic night

Ava Occhialini, A&E Editor

April 6, 2017

On the second Friday of every month, the HB Tri-M organization sponsors a Union Coffee Company open mic night. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. and feature a myriad of student talent. [aesop_gallery id="11418" revealfx="off"] Not pictured: Kierra Dean '19, performs her original songs for the Union...

HB represents in local theatre festival

Seniors Aaron Velez, Paige Gionet, Lauren Moura, and Abby Rogers appear on stage together during the final scene.

Parker Coady, Op/Ed Editor, Semester 2

March 29, 2017

HB theatre students performed Saturday, March 11 at The New Hampshire Educational Theatre Guild’s 45th Annual One-Act Play Festival at Bow High School. The cast and crew adapted and performed a short play, titled Alphabeticastle. Written with a quirky bro-dynamic, the play follows a wizard, a knight,...

Student Review: The Grand Tour

Student Review: The Grand Tour

Colin Loftus, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017

Following a dismissal from the BBC smash hit Top Gear, star presenter Jeremy Clarkson as well as his cohorts James May and Richard Hammond have recently started a brand new internet series of their own. Clarkson had a heated altercation with a BBC producer resulting in him being fired from the network....

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