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BandJourno: Music classes travel to Italy

BandJourno: Music classes travel to Italy

Bridget Giles, Features Editor

April 22, 2015


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From NYC to Cleveland, from Toronto to D.C., the Hollis-Brookline High School Band and Choir groups have traveled great distances to spread their love of music. But for the first time this year, the group will travel overseas--to Italy. “The Italy trip has been two years in the making,” said David...

Hearing from Huckins

Hearing from Huckins

Evan Moloney, News Editor

April 15, 2015


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The mellifluous voice of the Social Studies department is no longer here at Hollis-Brookline High School. But former teacher Rob Huckins is still here in spirit. Huckins had long been a fixture of HBHS before his departure last year, and was loved by upper-and-lowerclassmen alike. Working with...

Transcenders of Genders

Transcenders of Genders

Julie Christie, Editor In Chief

April 13, 2015


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To the tall, long haired, skirt-clad woman, she was just that: a woman. But until her sophomore year, it was to the men’s room she went to change for gym and go to the bathroom, all because she had a penis. Jeremy Brook may be her birth name, and she may be physically male, but Beauty Searle is one...

Prettiest College Campuses

Sophia Bruzik, Contributor

March 17, 2015


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All across the country, colleges and universities are located in different atmospheres.  Some can be found in big cities or quintessential college towns, while others lie in the tiniest towns. From coast to coast, students have the ability to study on sandy beaches or frigid mountain tops. The...

Teacher Spotlight: Ann Melim

Teacher Spotlight: Ann Melim

Terésa Randlett, Entertainment Editor

March 16, 2015


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Back in 2005, Hollis Brookline High School’s English teacher Ann Melim noticed a family in her community struggling to stay financially stable while dealing with their son’s medical needs. Her warm heart and passion for helping led her to raise a significant amount of money for the family, but not...

What are 504s and IEP’s?

What are 504s and IEP’s?

Maddy Poulin, Staff Writter

February 18, 2015


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Many students throughout the country suffer from medical and/or learning disabilities that inhibit them from learning as easily as their peers These students have been diagnosed with a disability that doesn’t let them fully function to the best of their abilities within the average classroom environment...

Prom frenzy

Prom frenzy

Dylan Conlon, Staff Writer

February 17, 2015


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The prom frenzy is starting. It’s never too early to start thinking about prom. From finding a date to the perfect dress or tux, one should know the key steps that must be taken to ensure a smooth, successful prom night. Step one, buy your ticket. This is the most important step in preparing for pr...

Check before checking out

Check before checking out

Bella Zampieri, Staff Writter

February 16, 2015


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As you walk down the hallways of high school each day you start to notice new clothing trends coming and going. Students can take a short drive to any mall, outlet, or big-box store to go on a shopping spree. Styles change often, so frequent trips are made.  Having the opportunity to buy new clothes...

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

Courtney Van Schoick, Staff Writer

February 16, 2015


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The crisp, cold air of winter is here. With the mountains of snow on the ground, it’s time to pack those shorts and tank tops away and start a new journey full of fun and excitement this winter. Here are some possible ways to pass your time in the winter months. Building a snowman is a classic winter...

What not to include in a college art portfolio

Emily Raymond, Staff Writers

February 11, 2015


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[cincopa AQFAzOM5Ufci] The Scientific Method to an Art Portfolio What benefit can an art portfolio supplement add to your college application? For students who plan on continuing art in college, an art portfolio may be required. Fortunately, these portfolio deadlines are often later than Early...

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