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The final countdown: HB’s final weeks

The final countdown: HB’s final weeks

Austin Bumpus, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

As Hollis Brookline enters the final month and a half of its school year, it leaves students counting down the days until they enjoy their summer vacation, and also has seniors waiting for the day that their high school career finishes. To help students and staff understand important dates in these final...

Trebuchet talk

Trebuchet talk

Sara Swabowicz, Co Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

In March, physics classes were assigned to do the annual trebuchet project, and they have been busy at work ever since trying to create the perfect design for the project. Students had to create groups ranging from two to five students, and together, each team needed to build a trebuchet, and create...

Everything adds up for the Math Team

Everything adds up for the Math Team

Austin Bumpus, Co Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

The Hollis/Brookline Math Team participated in multiple events over their 2013-2014 season, and reached high levels of success throughout the year. The team was filled with talent, fielding over twenty five students, and was victorious in both the league and New Hampshire state championship competitions...

How to write a resume

Lauria Patz, Entertainment Editor

April 17, 2014


Filed under Features

Public Speech vs. Private Speech

Public Speech vs. Private Speech

Mackenzie Riel, Back Page Editor

April 15, 2014


Filed under Features

Spirit Week Wrap-Up: what did YOU think?

Spirit Week Wrap-Up: what did YOU think?

Natalie Hatayan, Contributor

March 27, 2014


Filed under Features

Spirit week was a hit this year despite the fact that it was held a week after break; check out the infographic below to see what students thought of the week-long festivities. ...

The Keystone debate

The Keystone debate

Julie Christie, Assistant Editor

March 26, 2014


Filed under Features, News

On March 2, several hundred college students were arrested in front of the White House for staging a public protest against the Keystone XL pipeline. The protest was orchestrated by the student run organization, XL Dissent, which is led by nearly sixty students from more than forty-five colleges and...

AP tests are they worth it?

AP tests are they worth it?

Lauria Patz, Entertainment Editor

March 20, 2014


Filed under Features

For many seniors at HB it’s that time of year again and students anxiously await the return of college letters. Along with the struggles of applying for scholarships and working on financial aid there is also the looming AP tests. These Advanced Placement tests are college level classes that allow...

Experiencing España

Experiencing España

Sara Swabowicz, Co Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

This year, a handful of students travelled to Spain under the supervision of Spanish teachers Alex Basbas and Erin Sheehan for February break.  Thirty-one students packed their bags for the trip to see sights in Madrid, Segovia, Toledo, Barcelona and Valencia. Touring the country provided the travelle...

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