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Oakley Bazemore 23, a strong mental health advocate, poses for a photo.

Student’s Senior Quest Project Focuses on Mental Health Awareness and Resources at HBHS

Aiden C. Barker June 1, 2023

As a fierce advocate for mental health, especially when it comes to students, Oakley Bazemore, a senior at Hollis Brookline High School, chose to focus their Senior Quest project on this important issue....

Seniors’ Favorite Memories – Class of ’23

Cameron Rockwell June 1, 2023

Some students from the Hollis-Brookline High School class of '23 share their favourite memories from their four years here, as well as advice for underclassman.

This poll shows Hollis Brookline student responses and opinions on school start time and sleep schedule

Sleep deprivation: How is it affecting students and is there a solution?

Students and staff often forget the impact sleep has on someone’s everyday life. Those who attend a high school with a relatively early start time know the struggle of being mentally present for their...

Katelyn Seamonds, Colby-Sawyer College 27: “It’s a really really pretty New England college, and it’s very small, and I didn’t want something that was super overwhelming.”

HB Decision Day

Alex Razzaboni , Sports Editor May 4, 2023

On May 1st, all of the seniors around the country are meant to wear their college, trade, or job opportunity shirts. Here shows what it looked like at Hollis Brookline.

Out of 100 HB students surveyed, 69 said they have felt pressure to take AP classes.

A Culture of Exponential Success

Sophia Silvestro and Abby Hoffpauir May 3, 2023

The clock is ticking and another proctor paces back and forth out of the corner of your eye. Stay focused, stay focused. Eight months of work and preparation comes down to one bubble sheet and some lined...

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3 Antique Shops to Visit for the Avid Thrifter

Sophia Silvestro, Features Editor May 2, 2023

Thrifting and antiquing have become popular pastimes for young people worldwide. Many are unaware, but there are many cool places right around the corner from their own houses, that can make it easy to...

Abby Haskell is going to the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin).

Class of 2023 Future Plans

Ava Moyer, Camden Veino, and Amanda Shoots May 1, 2023

Now that senior year is coming to an end, seniors are deciding where they are going to college or what they want to do in their future. It is a big decision that can come with a lot of stress.  Sehar...

I feel like I applied to more reach schools than I would’ve if I had had to turn in my SAT scores. I was also more able to focus on my school work than trying to get the best SAT score possible. I don’t really feel like my score is a good measure of my intelligence and capabilities, so I was definitely much more confident not having to submit them. -Annabelle Jesse

Test-Optional Applications have Increased Competitiveness in College Admissions

Ashton Foltz and Owen Goodchild April 11, 2023

I sat down ready to be smacked in the face with the cold, hard reality of my SAT score. My friends around me had already rushed toward the same goal and cheered about the beautiful future they would have...

Austyn Kump, winner of the first-ever NH individual girls state wrestling tournament.

Making History: Meet Austyn Kump, Girls Wrestling State Champion

Aiden C. Barker April 10, 2023

Austyn Kump, a senior at Hollis Brookline High School (HBHS), had never wrestled in her life. Sure, she had watched others wrestle for her own school and the occasional boxing scene in a Hollywood film,...

If not for this class, I would not have been as confident in my decision to go into the medical field, said Lily Mcrea.

CTE Students

Jocelyn Gillespie, Sports Editor March 27, 2023

Career Technical Education (CTE) provides high school students with the academic, technical, knowledge and training skills necessary to succeed in future careers. "In total, about 12 million high school...

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