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Ski Club wraps up for the season

Ski Club wraps up for the season

Connor Harris, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Ski club was created by Madame Faucher, French teacher at the high school, and is led by the club’s president, Tucker Wood ‘17. The club is available every year for all of those who wish to either practice their skiing or just have fun on the slopes. They started this year with over twenty stud...

Valentine’s Day Around the World: It’s Spoon-Carving Time

Valentine’s Day Around the World: It’s Spoon-Carving Time

Adriana Radosavljevic, Copy Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Features, February, Showcase

Valentine’s Day, originally an ancient Roman holiday dedicated to celebrating fertility, is now commonly celebrated with chocolates, flowers, and romantic dates. For some Americans, this day of cliche marketing schemes may be commemorated with a single spoon and a gallon-size tub of ice cream in front of the...

5 Winter style tips for men

5 Winter style tips for men

Mario Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Features, February, Showcase

The winter can be a tough time for style. It’s easy for high schoolers to just roll out of bed and throw on some sweatpants, a sweatshirt, and some ratty, old sneakers. Changing weather and icy conditions prohibit certain outfits. With the amount of snow and frigid temperatures that we often have in ...

Eagle Spotlight: Jack Belanger

Eagle Spotlight: Jack Belanger

Colton Mailloux, Staff Writer
February 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Another Hollis Brookline student is getting his wings. After finishing his Eagle project and board of review, Jack Belanger ‘17 is now in the home stretch of his Boy Scout career. All that is left to do is have the Eagle Ceremony. Belanger’s Eagle project was to build recycling units for Nichols...

HB participation in the Women’s March

HB participation in the Women’s March

Ava Occhialini, A&E Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

On January 21, HBHS students made their voices heard at the Women’s Marches that occurred in Boston and D.C. A total of 673 marches occurred worldwide, with the number of participants clocking in at about 5 million total marchers. HB students were in good company when they took to the streets. Most...

Mock Trial

Mock Trial

Kaylee Hillard, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Features, February, Showcase

HBHS English teacher Heather Deegan’s English 9 class created a simulation of a courthouse trial for their Quarter 2 assessment on January 4 and 5. The goal of the trial was to prove if George, a main character from the book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, was guilty of killing his friend Lennie. ...

Eagle soaring: Adam McQuilkin earns highest Boy Scout honor

Eagle soaring: Adam McQuilkin earns highest Boy Scout honor

Colton Mailloux, Staff Writter
February 3, 2017
Filed under Features, February, Showcase

There is an eagle among us. Hollis Brookline’s own Adam McQuilkin ‘18 had his Eagle Scout ceremony on Wednesday, January 26, marking his accomplishment of reaching the highest rank in Boy Scouts.   In order to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, a scout needs to complete a service project t...

Interested in teaching?

Interested in teaching?

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer
January 30, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Interactions within the SAU 41 community can help build a strong foundation of camaraderie and enhance the educational experience for students in all grades. Pursuing further collaborations with the elementary and high schools will allow for mentoring opportunities. On Oct. 28, 2016, Physics students launched ...

2016- a year in review

2016- a year in review

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor
January 26, 2017
Filed under Features, January, Showcase

Another year draws to a close. 2016 -- the year of Zika, Brexit, and rising threats of terrorism -- has given way to 2017. As this new year starts, let’s take a look back on all that happened in the past year, either good, bad, or somewhere in the middle.   2016 marked the year of the Summer Olympics ...

DORM DELIGHTS: Chocolate Mug Cake

DORM DELIGHTS: Chocolate Mug Cake

Rachel Marquis and Carly Mack
January 23, 2017
Filed under Features, Video

The third in a series of fun foods you can make in a dorm or at home.

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