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Nick Shepard accepted at Berklee

Nick Shepard accepted at Berklee

Lexie Vachon, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features, February, Showcase

This past fall, Nick Sheppard 18’ auditioned at Berklee, one of, if not the biggest independent colleges of contemporary music today. This is a very competitive school with an acceptance rate of only 34%. Sheppard has dreamed of going to this school all through high school, and he finally got th...

Searching for middle ground: educational reform

Searching for middle ground: educational reform

Patrick Bloniasz, Co-Editor in Chief

February 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

What does it mean to be successful in school? Educational curriculum and, by extension, grading policies, have existed in many different forms as the years have gone by. One of those educational methods for grading and instruction is to structure school around what are referred to as “competencies,...

The week that wasn’t

The week that wasn’t

Brock Radford, Webmaster

January 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

As one might imagine, the first week after a long break is often a rough one for many students, though the week of January 2 was a rare exception. After having Monday off as part of the break, students awoke to find that there was a delay Tuesday morning. Then a freak fire incident on Wednesday at t...

Dhruv Miglani’s balancing act encapsulates spirit of HB

Dhruv Miglani’s balancing act encapsulates spirit of HB

Mark Labak, Assistant Sports Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under Features, January, Showcase

It’s a Thursday morning in September, the leaves are rustling, it’s a bit chilly and way too early for anything other than Dunkin’ Donuts. If you happen to be driving through Hollis, you might just hear the sound of a basketball bouncing up and down at the Nichols’ courts. Dhruv Miglani ‘19 is ...

Seniors’ guide to choosing the right college

Seniors’ guide to choosing the right college

Adam McQuilkin, Avery Webb, Jonathan Brunkhardt, and Lexie Vachon

January 3, 2018


Filed under Features, January, Showcase

Senior's Choosing a college may seem like the most important decision of a teen’s life, and in some ways, it is. It may mean choosing a new home to live in for the next four years as we teenagers become adults. How is anyone supposed to choose just one school to be the “perfect” school for them? ...

Quite a bit of coin!

Quite a bit of coin!

Ryugo Okada, Cameron Lapierre, Alex Goussios, and Ethan Hemenway

January 3, 2018


Filed under December, Features, Showcase

Bitcoins have gone through several unusual, exciting and potentially concerning developments rapidly over the past month. In the beginning of November, the price of an individual BTC (Bitcoin) was hovering around $6000-$7000. However, during the last week of November, the price reached $10000 for th...

The Evolution of Christmas

The Evolution of Christmas

Noah Penasack, Grace Straka, and Laura Considine and Joe Messina

December 21, 2017


Filed under December, Features, Showcase

Throughout the centuries, Christmas has become one of the most prominent holidays celebrated by Americans,though its significance varies among individuals. Originating from the Roman celebration of the winter solstice, Saturnalia, Christmas has changed drastically throughout history. Even today, wh...

The Guide to Gift Giving

The Guide to Gift Giving

Isabel Keefe, Richie Huppe, and Sierra Dinman

December 19, 2017


Filed under December, Features, Showcase

Creative When it comes to giving gifts during the holidays, many people stress about finding the perfect gift for their friends or loved ones. Some people don't have the time or funds to buy the extravagant gifts that some of their recipients may like. Other people just don't know where to start in th...

What’s that tree doing in my living room!?

What’s that tree doing in my living room!?

Eleanor Quarles, Mary Martin, and Patrick Grimes

December 19, 2017


Filed under December, Features, Showcase

With the Christmas season starting earlier and earlier every year, it’s just about that time for many families to start the festive season by buying their Christmas tree. For some, buying a Christmas tree is such a mindless tradition that they simply follow their usual routine. Whether bought from a loc...

Treb tradition is still on target!

Treb tradition is still on target!

Adam McQuilkin, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

https://youtu.be/Rs7MA0b75Ig As per tradition, a legion of trebuchets was unleashed on the softball field in the early hours on the morning of Friday, October 27th, raining down water balloons on HB students and teachers. Treb Day, as it’s affectionately known, is a yearly staple of the AP Physics...

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