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Should Personal Finance be a required course at HB?

Mrs. Henderson and Mr. Illingworth, the Personal Finance teachers, highly recommend students to take this course.

Kat Pellerin, Op/Ed Editor

March 10, 2017

Personal Finance is a course here at Hollis Brookline, established and taught by math teacher Mark  Illingworth, and by social studies teacher Katie Henderson as well. The Hollis Brookline community, similar to most communities around the country, is torn as to whether Personal Finance should be a re...

The Social Media Debate

The Social Media Debate

Jonathan Carr, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook are all social media platforms that most people use. Whether it's to post pictures or to catch up with friends, all of these sites revolve around connecting with friends and family.   The two most popular platforms are Snapchat and Instagram, and f...

Bucket Lists: Making the Most of Dreams

Bucket Lists: Making the Most of Dreams

Jonathan Carr, Staff Writer

January 12, 2017

A bucket list is a list of activities that someone would like to do sometime in their life. Bucket lists can motivate people to stop procrastinating and to do what they have always dreamed of. The students and staff of Hollis Brookline High School have some unique items on their lists.   ...

Apple’s new iPhone release

Apple's new iPhone release

Steve Giaconia, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017

Apple’s new iPhone 7 flaunts a new camera, greater battery performance, wider color gamut, and is water resistant. Despite its new enhancements, the highlighted feature on the iPhone 7 is the removal of the headphone jack on the phone. This change is controversial as users have mixed feelings about...

What makes Hollis Brookline High School unique?

A photograph of the stopping point located between the school and the lacrosse field.

Adriana Radosavljevic, Copy Editor

January 10, 2017

High schools are always known for certain features. For example, Bishop Guertin is known for strong Division I sports programs, the Nashua schools for fundraisers and fairs, and Timberlane for its performing arts programs.   So what makes HBHS unique?   Hollis Brookline is quit...

Freshman vs Seniors

Senior Evan Sutton coaches Freshman Cooper Murray on how to do a chest press.

Grace Santoski, Dan Leone, Steve Giaconia, and Kaylee Hillard

November 23, 2016

In the past, freshmen at Hollis Brookline High School have said they were afraid of seniors. As middle schoolers come up to the high school, meeting new people in new surroundings can be quite scary. This year, the freshmen couldn’t be less intimidated by the upperclassmen. They are not afraid of being ju...

Politicorner: the election

Politicorner: the election

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor

November 18, 2016

That was certainly interesting. Let’s start with the news everyone probably already knows: Donald Trump is going to be the 45th President of the United States in a stunning upset election. Trump carried all expected Republican states, plus the swing states of Ohio, North Carolina, Florida, Pennsy...

Are you getting enough sleep?

Johanna Golden (left) and Katie Souza (right) are tired after a long night of homework.

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

Sleep deprivation can hinder the ability to remember, process, and write. The majority of high schoolers do not get enough sleep, and therefore have trouble learning. According to Jane Bianchi, who wrote the article The Teen Who Woke Up Her School, sleep deprivation is because of a growth hormone, whi...

Google Classroom: The other realm

Students and teachers find many benefits from using Google Classsroom.

Adriana Radosavljevic, Copy Editor

October 20, 2016

Google Classroom is an online forum that allows teachers to electronically post assignments, create announcements, and communicate with students. Despite a few problems, the site has gotten many positive reviews since it was first introduced to Hollis Brookline at the beginning of last school year. ...

Politicorner: meet the third-party candidates

Politicorner: meet the third-party candidates

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor

October 6, 2016

America’s two-party system never stopped those outside of the parties from trying to win the presidency. Third-party candidates have been involved in American elections almost as long as the two-party system has existed. Federalists and Democratic-Republicans have wrestled for control, Democrats and Nati...

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