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Honors Jazz Takes on UNH Jazz Fest Again

Honors Jazz Takes on UNH Jazz Fest Again

Nick Shepard, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under A & E, March, Showcase

One of the first things one might notice when walking into the Hollis Brookline High School Band Room are the many trophies, awards and plaques lining the walls and shelves. Every trophy on display has been awarded to the band under the direction of Mr. Dave Umstead, who this past month may not have wo...

Black Panther Review (Spoiler Free)

Black Panther Review (Spoiler Free)

Mark Labak, Sports Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under A & E, March, Showcase

The highly anticipated Marvel movie, Black Panther, was released in theaters last Friday. The movie is being met with incredibly positive feedback, earning a certified fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes of 97% among all critics, and an astounding 100% among top critics. The movie holds the second-highe...

A new member of the Jenners

A new member of the Jenners

Harry Bates, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

On Monday, February 1, 2018, the world was introduced to a new member of the growing Kardashian dynasty. Kylie Jenner, an esteemed social media figure, gave birth to Stormi Jenner in Los Angeles, California. The American pop culture personality, best known for her family’s reality show Keeping Up Wit...

Memoirs: an essential class

Memoirs: an essential class

Jonathan Brunkhart, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

English is often considered one of the most important core areas of study within our curriculum as high school students. Here at Hollis Brookline High School, four and a half years of English credits allows you to graduate, and Hollis Brookline offers a variety of English courses to help students fulfil...

How HB students foster the arts

How HB students foster the arts

Adam McQuilkin, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

While it is the responsibility of any graduating HB student to complete only a half credit of arts classes, some students at HB go above and beyond in their pursuit of their creative passions. Amy Norton ‘19 is one of these students who excels in the arts, specifically in performance and music...

The Greatest Showman Review

The Greatest Showman Review

Laura Considine, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

The Greatest Showman, released on December 8, is a captivating film inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum. Showcasing Barnum’s real life rise from pauper to millionaire, lead actor Hugh Jackman gives a charming performance. Zac Efron, Zendaya and Michelle Williams also make an appearance in the film....

Dressing in black at Golden Globes

Dressing in black at Golden Globes

Grace Straka, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under A & E, News, Opinion, Showcase

On January 7, 2018, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, the Golden Globes were held to recognize achievement in film and American television. Unlike usual, though, there were no “Best Dressed” lists, and instead, actors and actresses dressed in black to stand in solidarity with sexual assault victims in ...

Chamber Festival

Chamber Festival

Mary Martin, Assistant Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under A & E, January, Showcase

On Saturday, January 13, seven Hollis Brookline High School students attended the All State Chamber Music Festival at Timberlane Regional High School in Plaistow, NH. All State auditions were held in November and required student musicians to play scales and prepared pieces, as well as a sight readi...

How do your favorite letters stack up?

How do your favorite letters stack up?

Patrick Grimes, Humor Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under A & E, January

Letters: they’re the things we use every day. They make up every word of every sentence that we write and speak. And yet, which one is the best? Out of all twenty-six letters, there has to be one that is the best. Many things go into what make a letter great: use, how it looks, sentimental attachmen...

2018 Grammy nominations

2018 Grammy nominations

Avery Webb, News Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under A & E, January, Showcase

The 60th Grammy Awards nominations have been revealed for the show on January 28, causing much excitement as well as some disappointment. There are a total of 84 categories with titles up for grabs, but the most-desired titles are for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New ...

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