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The Puppy Bowl was fur real

The Puppy Bowl was fur real

Niki Maragos, Features Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under Features, February, Showcase

Puppy Bowl XII took place on February 7, from 3-5pm and as always, was a “fur-tastic” success. Sadly, as it was widely overshadowed by Super Bowl 50, not as many people got to experience it in its adorable glory. To recap the event where cute little puppies run around in jerseys and play fo...

How well do you know your teachers?

How well do you know your teachers?

Shannon Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

  At Hollis Brookline High School, we are very fortunate to have some amazing teachers. Each student has at least one teacher that they feel they know pretty well. In some cases, students have been coached by a teacher and have learned about them that way. Other students may hear stories ...

HB student represents in the U.S. Senate

HB student represents in the U.S. Senate

Caroline Kroeger, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016


Filed under Features

On October 13 of this past year, Jack Hattamer ‘17 received a phone call that would change his life. On the other end of the line was the head of the nationally-known United States Capitol Page Program, announcing that he was one of thirty kids from across the nation who had been accepted for their...

Can I make money as a blogger?

Can I make money as a blogger?

Niki Maragos, Editor of Features

February 1, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Now that 2016 is in full swing and all of the lists about new technology and best restaurants to visit have dropped, let’s talk about what’s really on our minds. How am I going to make tons of money this year? Well, one of the hottest new professions out there for 2016 is online blogging. &n...

In with the new (SATs, that is)

Nicole Poitras, A&E Editor, Blogger

January 26, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

With spring standardized testing fast approaching, students and teachers alike are bracing themselves for the changes that are coming to the SAT. Well, some are. A big issue is that most people only have a vague idea of what the changes are and why they were implemented. This year, the new SATs are...

Stressed Out

Stressed Out

Maggie O'Hara, Assistant Editor

January 26, 2016


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Ah, Mid-Terms…. That glorious time of year when we have the opportunity to reflect back on all of the wonderful information and concepts that we’ve been presented with since the end of August. What could be more fulfilling than taking inventory of all we’ve learned?  “Poking our eyes out with p...

The value of the vote

The value of the vote

Maggie O'Hara and Nicole Poitras

January 21, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

As this year’s election rapidly approaches, politics have been the focus of almost every media outlet. With young adults being immersed in political hoopla now more than ever, many HBHS students are beginning to consider whether or not they want to take part in voting. How important is it for young p...

A measure of my intelligence

A measure of my intelligence

Michaela Dinman, Webmaster, Managing Editor

January 20, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Standardized tests often consume the spring of a high school student's junior year and the fall of their senior year. After a test is taken, one of two things happen. One, when results are first released, hasty excuses are made for low scores and families race to the nearest computer to register for the ne...

Moving forward

Moving forward

Maddy Blake, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Features

Hollis Brookline High School is proud to introduce some of their most helpful and passionate students that are truly productive around the school. Hollis Brookline's alumni, Jeremy Anderson ’15 and Eastman Chandler ‘15 are continuing their education and working hard to construct their futures in...

Kaitlin Johnson: A day in the life of a recovering athlete

Kaitlin Johnson: A day in the life of a recovering athlete

Maddy Blake, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016


Filed under Features, January

Hollis Brookline High School's Kaitlin Johnson ’17, severely injured her knee back in November  during a volleyball game. It was another close game for the varsity volleyball team at Alvirne High School;  determining their standings going into the playoffs. Johnson went down after an attack and t...

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