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Student designs an hydroponic garden for local greenhouse

Student designs an hydroponic garden for local greenhouse

Patrick Bloniasz, Co-Editor in Chief

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, October, Showcase

In the spirit of intellectual curiosity and innovation, two of the core values at Hollis Brookline High School, Jack Aldana-Proulx ‘18 is in the works of designing and implementing an hydroponic garden in Hollis Brookline Middle School’s new greenhouse over the ‘17-’18 academic year. Using Senior Que...

Should teens have money in investments?

Should teens have money in investments?

Noah Pensack, News Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, October

According to Business Insider, significantly fewer millennials have money in investments than previous generations. It is unclear whether teens will continue this trend.   According to CNN Money, one in two Americans invest in the stock market directly, through mutual funds or Exchange T...

Hollis family readies their second college athlete

Hollis family readies their second college athlete

Scott VanCoughnett, Features Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, October, Uncategorized

The Cavaliers have had some great student athletes over the years, and for the second time, Hollis Brookline has another soccer player from the soccer-focused and athletic Brackett family looking to play in college. Hollis Brookline’s Jonathan “JB” Brackett ‘18 is in contact with multiple col...

Home for the ‘Robolidays’

Home for the ‘Robolidays’

Joseph Schunemann, A&E Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Features, October

Every year the First Organization, the company in charge of the robotics organization among other educational opportunities for students, releases the theme for the year’s robotics competition in bite-sized bits, much to the excitement of the members of the league. This year has been no different. ...

The importance of Unified Sports

The importance of Unified Sports

Grace Straka, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

In the midst of high school, differences seem to be important, and it is not too common that they can actually bring people together. There are divisions between friends, clubs, and classes. However, the unified program is a perfect place to get everyone involved in the community. Giving everyone...

From ruckus to caucus

From ruckus to caucus

Michael Friedman, News Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Features, October

In one of the most politically charged years seen in modern American history, it’s no wonder that some students felt the desire to sit down and simply discuss just what is going on in our society. Which is exactly what three sophomores decided to do.   Mary Martin, Lily Coady, and Victoria Bruzik...

Trebuchet Day is coming

Trebuchet Day is coming

Emily Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017


Filed under Features, October

Throughout the months of September and October, students in every Physics class participate in what is referred to as the Trebuchet Project. This project involves designing and building a trebuchet, which can throw any item with an unidentified amount of weight. Every year, physics students team up ...

Classes fundraise at Old Home Days

Classes fundraise at Old Home Days

Eleanor Quarles, Co-Editor in Chief

October 12, 2017


Filed under Features, October

On the morning of Saturday, September 16, members of HBHS’ student council were out on Nichols Field, setting up class booths for Old Home Days. Every year, each class runs a fundraiser at the popular town festival in order to raise money for future events.   The freshman class held a 50/50 raffle, rais...

How is the library’s inventory managed?

How is the library’s inventory managed?

Brock Radford, Webmaster

October 11, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The school library, as many people have seen, always has a bountiful collection of books. But one thing that’s never been fully explained is how the inventory is managed. What decides which books stay and which books go? This is the first question brought to Christine Heaton, the school libraria...

Why Old Home Days is more important than you think

Why Old Home Days is more important than you think

JP Blasi, Sports Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

An annual tradition in the community, Hollis Old Home Days took place last weekend, September 15 and 16. The “OHD” celebrations were located at Nichols field in the center of town. On the surface, it is a place to socialize, get some food, and take the kids. But the event is it really much more than...

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