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“How do I create meaningful work?”

Some words of wisdom from this year’s Senior Quest presentations, complied by HBHS librarian Christine Heaton.

Eleanor Quarles, Editor in Chief

June 1, 2018

“Keep moving forward.” “Remain consciously skeptical.” “At least it’s good that I’m not satisfied.” “Fail. And here’s why…” These quotes are some of the many thoughtful phrases spoken by Senior Quest students while presenting their year-long projects to fellow students, staff...

Celtics Improbable Success

Jaylen Brown takes the ball to the rim through contact in a game against the Wizards. Despite battling injuries, Brown has been a key part of their success. “Jaylen now has two years under his belt and settling in, he has really elevated his level of play” says Michael Moscatelli ‘19.

Kyle Simpson, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018

“Their season is over,” said analyst Charles Barkley on October 17, after the Celtics lost Gordon Hayward to a gruesome ankle injury just five minutes into the first game of the season. Now, as June approaches, the Celtics are facing off against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Final...

Congratulations to Celeste Fetter

Congratulations to Celeste Fetter

May 24, 2018

Congratulations to senior girls lacrosse captain Celeste Fetter on her 100th career varsity goal!

The champion plan

The D2 Hollis Brookline Girls Basketball team is looking to add to the collection of basketball fame for the school. This glass showcase is located in the back lobby in front of the gym holding the previous trophies and plaques for both girls and boys basketball. “Fortunately, we played our best team basketball in the playoffs,” said Murphy.

Kaleigh Whalen, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018

The 2018 Division II girls basketball champions are not done yet at Hollis Brookline, and are looking for another banner to hang on the wall next year. The team has a diligent plan to defend their state title. The team is only losing one senior, and looks to get stronger. The girls have incoming sophomores for next ...

Honoring the Eagle Scouts

Ethan Hemenway’ 18 finishes his Eagle Scout project.

Mitchell Dreyer, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

Becoming an Eagle Scout is an achievement that will stay with you for the rest of your life. It takes years of commitment and hard work to attain this status. The three tiers of scouts are Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and--finally--Eagle Scouts. Only 4 to 5% of boys who enroll in scouts end up obtaining this...

A blast from the past

Students all over patiently wait for sequels of their favorite childhood movies to come out. There is nothing like the feeling of remembering laughing over silly movies at a younger age. “It is nice to see sequels [coming out],” said Rachael Brown ‘20.

Leila Caplan, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018

There is nothing like going to the theater, sitting in a comfy seat, eating popcorn, and watching everyone’s favorite actors performing in new movies. The highlight of any student’s day is hearing their favorite influential childhood movies are coming out with sequels. Although some students, such as...

Battle beside the batting cage

Jonathan Brunkhardt ‘18 and Scott VanCoughnett ‘18 gaze bitterly at the softball and baseball batting cage, located on the ceiling in the gymnasium. The volleyball teams have claimed that the low-lying cage gets in the way of their games. “It sucks,” says Burkhardt.

Sofia Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor

May 17, 2018

Both the softball and baseball teams at Hollis Brookline High School raised money to pay for the batting cage in the gymnasium, which was installed last year, hoping it would benefit their play. However, there has been considerable controversy over the placement of the cage even though it was paid fo...

April Break in the Big Easy

“It was a unique experience that makes me want to go back there [to New Orleans] and learn more about the music culture and history,” said Frank Pugh ‘18, an Honors Choir student on the trip.

Eleanor Quarles, Editor in Chief

May 16, 2018

Over April break, twenty-nine Hollis Brookline band and choir students traveled to New Orleans to experience the music and culture of the city. The trip, which was planned by the music department, centered around the jazz culture of New Orleans, and included many musical events as well as general sight...

All about All States

All-State chorus members from Hollis Brookline High School pose outside the festival building in Concord, New Hampshire. The students were very happy and honored to be there and to perform amongst such talented individuals. “I always viewed students who got into All-State, in previous years, as exemplary musicians, so to be a part of it was a true honor and privilege. It meant my hard work to get in paid off,” said Samantha Price ‘20.

Hannah Riseman, Op-Ed Co-Editor

May 15, 2018

On April 12 to 14, talented student musicians from all across New Hampshire traveled to Concord, NH for the Spring Conference & All-State Music Festival, showcasing their various impressive musical talents in band, orchestra, and choir performances. This year, several Hollis Brookline High Sch...

Prince Harry and the ring

Prince Harry and his fiancée, Meghan Markle, smile for the camera for an official pre-wedding photo shoot. Meghan Markle is the first biracial woman to marry into the English royal family, and although some discriminatory comments have been targeted at her, the couple’s upcoming wedding has been globally celebrated. “I think [Prince Harry and Meghan Markle] are cute, but he’d be a better match with me, of course,” said Christina Ellis.

Rowan Gingras, Op-Ed Co-Editor

May 14, 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge recently welcomed their third child, Prince Louis, into the world, but the excitement isn’t over yet for the English royal family. Later this month, Prince Harry will marry American actress Meghan Markle, breaking several traditions on the way. The wedding will...

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