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Costume production for Radium Girls

Audra Saunders examining the costumes before the fitting during CavBlock begins. She considers how they look on stage alongside each other. “It’s about showing the personality of the character and really thinking about color as well,” said Saunders.

Megan Strecker, Web Editor

October 31, 2019

With Radium Girls coming to Hollis-Brookline High School in a little over a month, preparation is amping up to make the play an absolute showstopper. Audra Saunders, one of the Visual & Performing Arts teachers, has started the costume production process. From planning to fitting to tailoring, S...

SNL: 45 years of comedy

Alec Baldwin returns this episode, bringing back his iconic impersonation of President Donald Trump, with Alex Moffat and Mikey Day playing Eric and Donald Trump Jr., respectively. “How can you not like Alec Baldwin?” said Stoll.

Emma Stoll, Features Editor

October 30, 2019

N.B.C.’s popular sketch comedy show, Saturday Night Live, had its 45th season premiere on Sept. 28. Hosted by the brilliantly hilarious Woody Harrelson and featuring the unique vocals and signature aesthetic of musical guest Billie Eilish, the bar was set high for the rest of the season. One of t...

Radium Girls: Behind the Scenes

Matthew Barbosa holding the poster for Radium Girls, opening and closing night December 6 and 7 and 7:00 pm. Based off of a true story of women who worked in a factory painting watch dials to glow in the dark. “It’s a cool play,” Barbosa said.

Tatiana Madsen, Co A&E Editor

October 9, 2019

Students and staff alike enjoy the performances that the Hollis Brookline High School theatre department puts on, but do they know  how much work goes into every single production?  Matthew Barbosa, the director/producer of the theatre department at the high school, works throughout the entire yea...

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile: the story of Ted Bundy

Zac Efron plays the role of Ted Bundy, a vicious serial killer, in the new Netflix movie Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. This film has faced a lot of controversy, as people believe that Efron is portraying Bundy in a positive way. “[The movie] does not glamorize the killing,” Efron says. “This is an important thing for people to hear.”

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

It’s hard to imagine a serial killer as anything other than someone who is obviously insane. Consequently, in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Ted Bundy is portrayed as exactly that. He uses his charming personality and perceived good looks to lure in his victims, thereafter murdering the...

Lizzo makes a stunning masterpiece

Artist, Lizzo poses for a dramatic photo. Her newest album offers a lot to her audience.

Jackson Hinkle, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

Cuz I Love You by Lizzo is an excellent album. Hold on, let me rephrase that. Cuz I Love You by Lizzo is the most excellent album I have heard so far this year. If you haven’t heard it yet, I beg of you, listen to this album. Melissa “Lizzo” Jefferson is a Minneapolis singer, songwriter...

A new year for ITS

At the 2018 NHETG Regional Drama Festival, HBHS’s ITS won the Outstanding Ensemble Award and received this certificate. They hope to attend the festival again in 2020.

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

May 21, 2019

The International Thespian Society (ITS) is a national honors organization, similar to the National Honors Society (NHS) or the Tri-M Music Honors Society, which is focused on excellence in theater. The group includes students involved in all areas of theater, from actors and choreographers to those inv...

Student Art Showcase- April/May

Laura Bruseo '19, Digital

May 20, 2019

Below are two pieces of art created by students in Hollis Brookline High School art classes in April/May.

Modern dance comes to life

Johanna’s show turned out to be a huge success. The dancers were graceful and represented Johanna in a classy way

Myra Morin, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Here at Hollis Brookline High School, we have a variety of electives, one of which stands out as unique for our senior classes. Senior Quest is a full year elective wherein students produce a project of their interest. This project consists of creating an idea, researching it and then completing it over ...

Four fabulous years

Nicole (left) and Laurie (right) played two main roles in Mamma Mia. “Our productions have become much more student-led...it is my conviction that Laurie and Nicole were essential in all of these improvements,” said Barbosa. They next play was Almost Maine, which both Nicole and Laurie starred in.

Paisley Broadhurst

May 15, 2019

Many talented students have contributed to the Hollis Brookline High School theater program and made it what it is today. This year, the theater program will say goodbye to two skillful singers and actors, Nicole Plummer ‘19 and Laurie Houvener ‘19, who played a significant role in building the program. ...

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