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Introducing A$AP Rocky’s new music and new label

Above is the cover art for TESTING. A$AP Rocky has published three studio albums. “I knew it was going to be good the second I saw the album cover,” said Elise Bender ‘19.

Joe Caswell, Features Editor

June 13, 2018

In his third studio album, A$AP Rocky changes things up from his painstakingly similar LONG.LIVE.A$AP (2013) and AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP (2015) to the more experimental and personal sound of TESTING, which dropped last Friday. This was Rocky’s first album without direct oversight from his late friend...

The Kissing Booth: An Unpopular Opinion

Actress Joey King, who plays Elle Evans, posted a picture of herself on the set of The Kissing Booth to her 3.2 million Instagram followers on Saturday. The movie has been popularized on social media since its premiere in mid-May. “My girl Elle Evans and I are completely overwhelmed with how kind you all are! This is crazy...thank you so much, my heart is bursting,” King said in the caption of the photo.

Lindsey Wood, Staff Writer

June 13, 2018

In 2012, 15-year-old Beth Reekles logged onto Wattpad, a website where anyone can write and publish books online. She wrote The Kissing Booth, which was, at the time, just an underrated story. Now it’s 2018, and the book has transformed into a Netflix original movie, directed by Vince Marcello, where...

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...

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...

What’s a Tri-M?

Johanna Golden, Caroline Peck, Erin Moynahan, Patrick Bloniasz, Evan Lafrance, and Frank Pugh.

Liam Grant, A&E Editor

May 11, 2018

Much like the Illuminati or the Freemasons, Hollis Brookline too has a secret society of its own. Monthly, under the cover of the mid morning haze amongst the students within the building, a group of HB’s finest musicians meet to discuss the betterment of musicianship within the community, from p...

Guitar Night Strums Again

Joe Messina is featured in this banner advertising Guitar Night. All around the school, banners were put up to let people know about the show in May. “Nothing compares to what I feel on stage with the music blaring and the crowd in front of me. To say I’m excited about this Guitar Night is a grand understatement,” said Messina.

Sofia Barassi, Assistant Sports Writer

May 1, 2018

On May 4 and May 5, Hollis Brookline will host the very popular Guitar Night in the auditorium at 7pm. Guitar night is, arguably, one of Hollis Brookline High School’s most anticipated and popular events. Hundreds of family members, friends, and teachers come to the auditorium to watch and support HB...

Thespians Act at Theater Festival

The plaque awarded to the ITS members for their state qualifying performance. “ITS has a bright future ahead for it, and I believe [attending the festival] will be something that will be happening every year.” said Matt Barbosa.

Nick Shepard, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

The latter half of the third academic quarter was eventful for the Hollis Brookline High School theater department, as just a short week after putting on a fantastic production of Joe DiPietro’s ‘All Shook Up’ for the spring musical, they were back to work. This time, they would not be performing f...


Dr. Phillip Andrew Rice, Patrick Bloniasz, and Matthew Barbosa stand together during a hiatus in the Honors Choir workshop last Wednesday. “The fact that the experience our choir shared potentially could be felt by performers all around the world is really all I could have asked for out of my work” said Bloniasz on his poem “Onsra” being adapted into a choir piece. His poem is based on experiences during a choir trip in the 2016-17 year and the feeling of “knowing a moment exists here and now, and may not ever exist again.”

Adam McQuilkin, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

Last Wednesday, the Honors Choir and various members of the HB musical community participated in a workshop led by Dr. Philip Andrew Rice, a DMA in musical composition. Rice created a musical composition based on the work of HB’s Patrick Bloniasz ‘18, specifically a poem created after a trip wit...

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