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Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Ryan Coutu, News Editor

March 19, 2020

Nothing beats the feeling of crashing into your own bed after a long day of school. For most here at Hollis Brookline High School, enjoying a nice, long nap in our warm, comfortable bed is something we take for granted. Unfortunately, many children across the country have no such luxury and must resort ...

What the Coronavirus Means for the Hollis-Brookline Community

What the Coronavirus Means for the Hollis-Brookline Community

Erik Keldsen, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

A couple months ago, a new story hit the headlines. In China, an unknown sickness, the coronavirus, emerged. At the time, it was causing lots of issues in China, but the worldwide impact was limited. Nonetheless, the virus continued to spread, as cases appeared in other countries.  While this was ...

HB Students Jam at HUES

HB Students Jam at HUES

Miles Keefe, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

A group of young elementary schoolers sit in a circle alternating with high school students. With African drums in front of them, they each take turns tapping a beat and repeating as a group. They go around the circle once more with smiles on their faces and heads bobbing to the rhythm. This is the scen...

Spirit week: The senior’s final skit

Spirit week: The senior’s final skit

Emma Stoll, Features Editor

March 9, 2020

Spirit week

Spirit week

Kateri Torgersen, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

As seniors continue down the road of experiencing all their lasts, one of the saddest goodbyes is Hollis-Brookline High School’s beloved spirit week. Spirit Week, the final week before February break, has easily earned its title as the most exciting and fun-filled week out of the entire school year. ...

(Wo)man’s best friend

(Wo)man’s best friend

Lauren Hunt, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Dogs are extremely beneficial to human’s emotional and physical well-being and have proven to be a valuable ally in assisting and serving their communities. The dependable, devoted and lovable aspects of our loyal furry friends are what make many humans fall in love with these creatures. “Most [...

Legal age for buying tobacco has changed

Legal age for buying tobacco has changed

TJ McKenna, Assistant Sports Editor

January 30, 2020

On Dec. 22, I turned 18, excited that I’m finally eligible to be drafted into the next war and can legally buy tobacco products. To my surprise, though, when I walked into the convenience store for the first time as an adult, a large, laminated sheet laid below the bag of cheddar and sour cream ruffl...

CavBlock update

CavBlock update

Ella Mouradian, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

This year, HBHS introduced a new CavBlock system. This system allows students to choose what room and teacher they want for the day. Many students were very opinionated on this new process when it first started, but now that students have been through this new system for two quarters, have their opinio...

We The People

We The People

Peyton Arbogast, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

We The People is a national competition held every year between high school students throughout the United States. This year, A.P. Government and Politics students from Hollis-Brookline High School had another opportunity to participate in the competition. The competition began with district hearings...

The Friendly Face In the Counseling Office

The Friendly Face In the Counseling Office

Hannah Escandon, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

The first person students and teachers see as they walk into the counseling office is the friendly face behind the desk, secretary Brenda Wilkins. Most people see secretary Brenda Wilkins at her desk, on her computer, answering the phone, writing passes or talking to students. What many people don’t know i...

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