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HB senior awarded NRRA’s Outstanding Student Recycler of the Year Award

HB senior awarded NRRA's Outstanding Student Recycler of the Year Award

Maggie O'Hara, Co-Editor in Chief

June 1, 2017

The Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA) recognized sen ior Allie Campbell’s exceptional recycling efforts on Tuesday, May 23 at their annual conference, naming her “Outstanding Student Recycler of the Year.” The Hollis Brookline Green Group, the environmental and recycling club, ha...

HB FIRST Robotics team brings home silver

HB FIRST Robotics team brings home silver

Maggie O'Hara and Ava Occhialini

May 25, 2017

The HBHS Robotics team brought home a silver medal from the FIRST World Championships early this month, where they competed among more than 400 other teams in St. Louis, Missouri. After weeks of designing, prototyping, and programming, the HBHS Robotics team brought their newest Robot, Zeppelin, to comp...

Mr. HB: a tradition in need of a makeover?

Contestants Nick Vertullo '17, Drew Gillis '17, and Jack Byrne '17 engage each other during the guest questionnaire.

Ava Occhialini, A&E Editor

May 10, 2017

Mr. HBHS has always been a hallmark event of tongue-in-cheek pageantry for the students at Hollis Brookline High School. Known as an evening of laughs during which students vy for the envied title and cash prizes, the event is a long time tradition. This year, from among the nominated young men, Cooper...

Tux Time

Mr. HBHS tuxedos provided by Men's Wearhouse

Mario Barassi, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017

As the promposals start to roll in and dates are finalized, most people are looking for what to wear to prom. Sometimes the outfits can be crazy, but most of the time they're relatively simple. Corsages and boutonnieres will be purchased and limos will be scheduled. Prom will be a great time, the memor...

HBHS staff get engaged

Millette shows off her new ring.

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor

May 4, 2017

In the course of the 2016-2017 school year, four HB teachers have become one step closer to tying the knot. Matthew Barbosa, Catherine Orzech, Victoria Milette, and Eric Perry are newly engaged to their significant others. Read about each engagement below

Milette says yes

Millette smiles with her new fiance.

Connor Harris, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

On March 1 Victoria (Tori) Milette, an English teacher at Hollis Brookline High School, got engaged to her boyfriend of two years, Lance.. The couple decided to take a trip up to Mountain View Grand Resort over February break. After they arrived at the resort, Lance asked her to play a guessing game. Th...

Perry pops the question

Eric Perry and his now-fiance celebrate their engagement.

Anthony Tamposi, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Eric Perry, a physics teacher here at HBHS, recently got engaged. He popped the question on March 4 in Maine, on East End Beach. Perry said, “There was a negative twelve degree windchill, and we were having fun running on the beach. When the wind died down for a few seconds, I decided to get down ...

Grab your tissues: A spirit week letter

Senior skit members go on a trip in their

Colton Mailloux, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

Spirit Week came to an emotional close on February 24 in the school gymnasium. The class of 2017 won for the second time, becoming back-to-back champions. But this was a Spirit Week was more than just a win for the seniors; it was a celebration of what makes the class special. The skit was a time...

Ski Club wraps up for the season

Hollis Brookline Ski Club

Connor Harris, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

The Ski club was created by Madame Faucher, French teacher at the high school, and is led by the club’s president, Tucker Wood ‘17. The club is available every year for all of those who wish to either practice their skiing or just have fun on the slopes. They started this year with over twenty stud...

5 Winter style tips for men

These classic bases are staples to any wardrobe.

Mario Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2017

The winter can be a tough time for style. It’s easy for high schoolers to just roll out of bed and throw on some sweatpants, a sweatshirt, and some ratty, old sneakers. Changing weather and icy conditions prohibit certain outfits. With the amount of snow and frigid temperatures that we often have in ...

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