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Acceptance and the Holiday Season

Acceptance and the Holiday Season

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

December 24, 2018

Forward: I’d like to take a moment to express my gratitude to the Hollis Brookline High School GSA for their overwhelming support for this article. This article isn’t about my opinion- it’s intended as a showcase of LGBTQ+ voices on their experiences with acceptance. To everyone who may not feel ac...

Sweater weather: Teacher edition

Sweater weather: Teacher edition

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

December 22, 2018

Yesterday, December  21, 2018, staff members across every department joined forces in the ultimate holiday sweater take-over. In order to incorporate the student body, the staff decided to turn it into a twinning scavenger hunt. Throughout the day, students had to find the teacher pairs with mat...

The art of poetry and oratory: Poetry Out Loud 2018

The art of poetry and oratory: Poetry Out Loud 2018

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

December 20, 2018

On Dec. 18, Hollis Brookline High School held its annual Poetry Out Loud competition, a national poetry recitation contest, complete with ten contestants from across all four grades. The well attended event filled the auditorium with a sea of applause for the entirety of fifth period, celebrating th...

A Christmas dilemma

A Christmas dilemma

Noah Penasack, Op-Ed Editor

December 20, 2018

It’s Christmas morning, the family rushes to the Christmas tree, staring at the mountain of parsels. First, you open a strange craft kit, then a shirt two sizes too large, then, finally, a heavier package, a bit lumpy — raisins. Feeling a bit discouraged, you begin to open a card — no one can mess...

What to watch this holiday season

What to watch this holiday season

Avery Desruisseau and Nora Miller

December 20, 2018

The holiday season is here once again. With the chilly weather and early darkness that December brings, it’s the perfect time to settle in for a movie. Whether you’re looking to curl up by yourself with a warm drink and blankets, spend a fun night with friends or bring your family together, there’s...

UNH hosts their first Ancient Artifacts Museum at HBHS

UNH hosts their first Ancient Artifacts Museum at HBHS

Emmie White, Assistant Head Editor

December 19, 2018

On Dec. 13, UNH ambassadors visited the HBHS library to host a first for the school: an Ancient Artifact Museum. Portable and accommodating to any hosting school, the two ambassadors brought with them a collection of small, Roman artifacts that date to more than 2000 years old. All of the artifacts ...

Midterms: projects or tests?

Midterms: projects or tests?

Sydney Speir, Ian Babcock, and Nathan Eisenhauer

December 19, 2018

As the first semester comes to an end, teachers and students alike are beginning to prepare for midterms. For students taking traditional tests, the month of January means hours of tedious studying and procrastination. For others, however, midterms are not quite as painful. Some teachers at HBHS have begu...

Youth safety in hockey

Youth safety in hockey

Alec MacEachen, Jackson Hinkle, and Katelyn Sova

December 19, 2018

Hockey can appear to be injury prone, but rules and awareness safeguard children. Child hockey players play differently from professionally televised hockey in order to keep them safe. From massive amounts of equipment, training for both coaches and referees, hockey is statistically not as dangerous ...

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: a review

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: a review

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

Dancers all around the world dream of becoming Clara Stahlbaum, the main character in the Nutcracker ballet. When Disney announced their own version of the Nutcracker film, there was a lot of excitement leading up to it. With a cast full of renowned actors, it was expected to do well in the box office. B...

Celtics: NBA finals champs?

Celtics: NBA finals champs?

Ian Babcock, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

With a team made up of three All-Stars, nine up and coming players under the age of 25 and a genius of a head coach, the Boston Celtics are ready to take over the NBA. They have a perfect opportunity to make it to the finals this year, as they face an inexperienced conference in the playoffs. The Celtics...

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