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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...

Brace for the Coronavirus Impact

Students have transitioned to their online work, which is a big life change for them. Many students relied on school for their social interactions, and are really feeling the social deprivation. “It's really boring being alone in a house doing homework,” said Messina.

Amanda Brown, Op-Ed Editor

April 24, 2020

The United States is in mass panic, scrambling to pull together resources to fight the mega beast stomping around the country. This beast is otherwise known as COVID-19. Numerous states are under “Stay at home” orders, and even those that aren’t locked down are trying to practice social distancing. ...

The Positive Side of the Coronavirus Outbreak

A Hollis resident is staying active during the outbreak by going running with his dog. He is one of many people in the community that have been spending more time outside due to the added flexibility of working from home. “If we can take care of ourselves by taking breaks and moving our bodies, I think we are going to see many people in a better situation and come out stronger on the other side of this pandemic,” said fitness teacher Tracy Gray.

Erik Keldsen, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

As the Hollis Brookline community enters its second month of isolation, most of us would love the chance to get our normal lives back. We’re missing out on time with friends and family, sports, school trips, plays and numerous other activities. Worst of all, the seniors are missing some of the last mo...

The Coronavirus’ Impact on Sports

Caption: The sun rising at the empty Fenway Park, the morning of Apr. 2. It was supposed to be the Red Sox Home Opener, which has now been postponed indefinitely. “Despite no baseball, the Opening Day sunrise photo must live on,” said Billie Weiss, Red Sox photographer.

Abi Blasi, Sports Editor

April 23, 2020

While you are sitting home trying to figure out what to do with yourself while social- distancing or self- quarantining, you can always sit down and watch a few sporting events that you have already seen.  Maybe you watched the 1986 Masters last weekend or the first episodes of the new Michael Jordan docu-seri...

What are the impacts of remote learning?

Students still have to complete assignments by certain due dates but now they have blocks of time that are unallocated. Through all of this craziness and uncertainty going around right now, students are able to mix and strike a balance between their home lives and their school lives as they please. “I normally watch a lot of movies and shows when I need a break or feeling bored with schoolwork. I also make and watch TikTok to help embrace my creativity. I also text and facetime friends and family still talking and keeping in touch with them without seeing them in person. I play outside as well and try to work out and stay in shape as much as possible,” said Max Marshall.

Rory Klauber, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) began in a large-scale food market in Wuhan, China in late 2019. The disease was previously known to be carried by bats and other small rodents only but never found in humans before a few months ago.  On March 13, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, declared a...

Video games stave off boredom In quarantined teens

Aaron Lawrence shows off his extravagant gaming setup before digging into his daily dose of Rocket League. Though Aaron participates in many different online games, Rocket League has been a mainstay for him since he bought it. “I assume most people are cranking up the gaming time right now,” said Lawrence.

Josh Hill, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

Teens across the United States have now been trapped indoors for several weeks. They are unable to hang out with friends, go to restaurants or even go out in public at all, but they still have to contend with the drudgery of their schoolwork. With very few options left to pass the time, many kids hav...

Did the MLB properly handle Astros cheating?

Astros players were under fire from players and fans alike following the sign stealing scandal. “The players should have received some sort of punishment. Once you’re an outcast in the minds of the fans the punishment speaks for itself” said Camden Guay ‘20.

Ryan Coutu, News Editor

April 21, 2020

Was the largest cheating scandal in recent baseball history mishandled? After evidence arose in which the Houston Astros used an elaborate sign stealing scheme, including cameras and trash can banging during their 2017 World Series Championship, little punishment was brought upon the coaching staff and no ...

Can taking pictures help you unwind during this pandemic?

Alton bay, Alton NH. This is Lake Winnipesaukee, a beautiful place to be and is surrounded by housing around the lake. This is where I go when i'm stressed and am bored the waves crashing in the stone walls is relaxing plus it is a nice opportunity for a quick photoshoot.

Damien Stone, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

With what is going on in the world, it is easy to stress out about the schoolwork and not being able to see your friends--and that’s okay. There are many ways to unwind like watching movies and playing video games. Even some people relax by going outside and taking pictures. Taking pictures can be good for you; it give...

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