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A fairy tale musical

Credit: Sarah MacEachen

Emma Dougherty, News Editor

March 31, 2016

Hollis Brookline High School’s Into the Woods  wrapped up its final showing this past weekend. Performances took place on March 18, 19, 25 and 26. Each show began at 7:30 pm, and continued for nearly three hours.  The Hollis Brookline Theatre Department showed admirable dedication and expertise throu...

Applying to colleges part 1: less is more

Colleges value committing to few groups- like field hockey- for the love of the game.

Allie Campbell, Maddy Blake, and Stephanie Buchanan

November 19, 2015

High school students will be happy to know that creating an appealing college resume doesn’t necessarily mean impeccable grades and an extensive list of extracurriculars. Although good grades and standardized test scores are very important parts of a successful application, colleges like students who...

White vs. Wheat

White vs. Wheat

Emma Dougherty, Tristin Machon Will Kingsley, News Editor, Staff Writer, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015

White or Wheat? Some students at Hollis Brookline High School might have noticed the recent changes over the past few years in the types of grain products that are available at the cafeteria.  The school has moved away from traditional white bread products and have been transitioning to whole wheat. &n...

18 and Free?

One of many of Gail Johnson's '16 tattoos, located on the back of her neck.

Niki Maragos, Sarah MacEachen, Tyler O'Brien, Features Editor, Print Editor, Staff Writer

November 16, 2015

Senior year is one of the most influential years of a student’s life and for most, it’s the year of becoming an adult. As students turn 18, they are given new opportunities and new temptations.   Hollis Brookline High School assistant principal Robert F. Ouellette states, “Unless studen...

Audition prep

Audition prep

Sarah MacEachen, Editor in Chief Print

October 27, 2015

“Don’t drink a RedBull before an audition,” offers Rachel Jiang ’16, recalling her self described, “worst audition ever.” After driving 8 hours back to the school in order to audition for last spring’s musical Oklahoma, Jiang decided to fight drowsiness with caffeine, “and my voice was awful,” she says....

Audition Preparation

Audition Preparation

Sarah MacEachen, Editor-in-Chief Print

October 26, 2015

“Don’t drink a RedBull before an audition,” offers Rachel Jiang ’16, recalling her self described, “worst audition ever.”   After driving 8 hours back to the school in order to audition for last spring’s musical Oklahoma, Jiang decided to fight drowsiness with caffeine, “and my v...

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