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April showers bring May flowers

Lauren Hunt, Staff Writer

May 27, 2020

Spring has sprung, pollen has filled the air, and allergy season is among us: the nature around us is in full bloom. Arguably, flowers are one of the best parts of spring's attributes. The fresh colors that arrive when things are just starting to bloom, are sure to capture your eye. Go outside thinking a...

Quarantine Q&A with Mrs. MacLeod

 After almost two months of quarantine, seventh-year Team Bartlett English Teacher at HBMS, Ms. MacLeod, misses seeing her students and friends. However, the quarantine has brought her own children back home. “I am reading a lot but I do that even when we are not in a shutdown mode. Both of my kids are home because of the shutdown, so we are reviving favorite family games and doing puzzles,” said MacLeod.

Rory Klauber, Staff Writer

May 27, 2020

Do you like to read, do escape rooms, hike mountains, play trivia, memorize poetry, travel, or go to museums? If you do, you’ll want to talk to Ms. MacLeod. On May 6, 8th-grade Team Bartlett English Teacher at Hollis Brookline Middle School, Jennifer MacLeod, was questioned over video-conference platform,...

Interviewing members of senior quest during quarantine

Ian Mcnabb '21 working on his senior quest project from home. Even though the process has changed due to quarantine, he is still glad he did a senior quest project this year.

Dan Aulbach, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

During Quarantine, Members of Senior Quest (Description of course can be found on page 55 here) are still working hard to complete their projects within the state guidelines of social distancing. Students Ari Freedman ‘20 (doing a different pasta recipe weekly and keeping a blog) and Ian McNabb (wor...

Three local teens and their quirky quarantine cuisines

Josh Hill, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

Through the past two months since social distancing policies were enacted, people have struggled to maintain order in their chaotic daily lives. With nearly all restaurants closed, and trips to the supermarket proving tedious and risky, food has certainly become one of the most troublesome facets of ...

Decision Day

Faith DiStefano, A&E Editor

May 22, 2020

College decision day is a big moment for all the graduating classes throughout the United States. On May 1 each year, Seniors get decked out in their chosen college apparel in honor of their commitment to the school they will be attending in the fall., Because of the current pandemic our society is going t...

Concerts from home

Rex Orange County plays piano for over eighteen-thousand viewers on his livestream. He tweeted after a livestream, “I love you all so much. Thank you for allowing me to do what I do for a living. I’ll never let you down.” He is grateful to be able to put out his music even in a time like this.

Meghan Veino, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

Bands all over the world have been devastated by the outbreak of Covid-19 that we are facing. Not only as people, where their families or themselves could potentially be infected, but also as smaller musicians who travel the world playing music for their beloved fans.  Touring and playing shows for people is most...

The Benefits of Quarantine

Brooke Allanach ‘21 walks her dog to get some fresh air and exercise in quarantine. She has been enjoying spending as much time outside as possible to keep busy and remain active daily. “It’s a good way to let some of the longer days go by a bit faster.

Emily Casey, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

Although most students have been bored inside for the last few weeks, there are many opportunities available to make the best of this quarantine. There are lots of benefits to staying home during this time, especially trying new things to keep busy, which is a great way to learn something new and pass...

How can you help others during a pandemic?

Millions stay home in hope to slow down the spread of Covid-19,“ I haven’t left my house once, we did a big grocery shopping trip and haven’t needed to leave yet.” Says HB Math teacher Elizabeth Kolb as she listens to health officials.

Robbie Haytayan, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

Before this year not many people could say they lived through a time of a pandemic that changed everyone's life this drastically. The last time the United States fell victim to a deadly virus was in 1918, when Influenza swept the nation, killing millions of all ages. But luckily Covid-19 isn’t consid...

How are teachers being affected by online learning?

Teachers are loving Zoom because it is a way that they can connect with their students. Zoom, being the connection point between students and teachers has been a great help to getting through the time of online learning. It is an online conference place where the students and teachers connect through a screen.  “Zoom has been a life saver for me. It's just so great to see all my students' faces.” said english teacher Ann Melim. The students and teachers can talk about issues they are having and is just a great source to be using.

Quinn Connors, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

As life has been turned upside down because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the world has resorted to online learning for education. Not being able to see each other in person makes school much tougher to teach all the material needed for the students. Teachers are doing their best to make the students comfo...

Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Volunteers from Hillsborough County gather at a local church to participate in the most recent Sleep in Heavenly Peace Build Day. They built 20 bunk beds in the span of four hours. “Kids not having beds or places to sleep is not something that a lot of people think about as an issue in our community, but there is a need for it. The beds are going to help get kids off the floor and sleeping in actual beds” said Kathryn Fry ‘20.

Ryan Coutu, News Editor

March 19, 2020

Nothing beats the feeling of crashing into your own bed after a long day of school. For most here at Hollis Brookline High School, enjoying a nice, long nap in our warm, comfortable bed is something we take for granted. Unfortunately, many children across the country have no such luxury and must resort ...

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