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Young Dems starting early

Young Dems starting early

Kaleigh Whalen, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019


Filed under Features, May, Showcase

With the constant commotion surrounding the political sphere, staying an informed and active citizen can be quite the challenge. To combat this all too common phenomenon, Lily Coady ‘20 started the Young Democrats club at Hollis Brookline High School in Dec. 2018. The club here at HB is affilia...

Kelsey Sweeney reaches 100 goals

Kelsey Sweeney reaches 100 goals

Kyle Simpson, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Features, Showcase

Kelsey Sweeney ‘19 scored her 100th career varsity lacrosse goal during a game against Keene on May 9. Entering the game with 98 goals, the fan’s anticipation was high with the achievement in sight. Before the first quarter ended, Sweeney scored two goals and reached the triple-digit milestone. ...

The future of HBHS Class of 2019

The future of HBHS Class of 2019

Sydney Speir, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019


Filed under Features, May, Showcase

For many Hollis Brookline High School seniors, May 1 marked an end to the prolonged process of college decisions. After months of test-taking and essay-writing, college-bound students have finally made their decisions of where they will spend the next two to four years. There were are many factors...

Here comes your Banderson

Here comes your Banderson

Lily Coady, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019


Filed under Features, May, Showcase

The Pixies aren’t a particularly popular band. Most students at the school are more likely to be found with Taylor Swift singing “You Belong With Me” through their earbuds, or with Travis Scott’s bass-boosted tracks blaring through their car speakers on the way out of the parking lot. Of cour...

The great HB bake off

The great HB bake off

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

May 14, 2019


Filed under Features, May, Showcase

A new method of education: student-led discussions

A new method of education: student-led discussions

Harry Bates, News Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

With experimental education throughout the United States beginning to thrive, traditional methods regarding teaching future generations have come into question. Our public schooling system, at least in the United States, has virtually remained unchanged from one-room schoolhouses to modern high schoo...

The cost of carbonation

The cost of carbonation

Harry Bates, News Editor

April 14, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

With adult and childhood obesity rates continuing to climb in the United States, lawmakers across the country are proposing methods to limit the consumption of soft drinks. From Berkeley, CA to Philadelphia, PA, localized legislative bodies are implementing a sugary drink tax in an effort to curve future heightened national weight e...

Discover credit in high school

Discover credit in high school

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under April, Features, Showcase

Financial life in the United States is built off the backs of credit reports and scores. Every American aims to have a good credit score and credit cards are the easiest way to do this; the earlier a credit score is started the better. Hence, the growing demand for a new type of “student card,” spe...

Hollis Brookline Girls in STEM walk away with awards

Hollis Brookline Girls in STEM walk away with awards

Myra Morin, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Features, March, Showcase

On Feb. 15, the girls STEM program at Hollis Brookline took part in the NCWIT (National Center for Women & Information Technology) Award for Aspirations in Computing (AIC). The program awards students for their special skills in technology. This year, Hollis Brookline had 4 Rising Stars and one winn...

Senior year winds down

Senior year winds down

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under Features, March, Showcase

Senior year is simultaneously the most stressful and the most relaxed. College deadlines rapidly approach at the start of the year,  the final seasons of sports wiz by, and the last chance to boost your GPA on the transcript is over too soon. Now in March, students are in the midst of receiving their...

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