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Musk Continues to Dazzle World, HB Students

Musk Continues to Dazzle World, HB Students

Joe Caswell, Features Editor

March 15, 2018

On Tuesday Feb. 6, the SpaceX team, through the help of NASA’s famous Cape Canaveral launch pad, successfully launched their Falcon Heavy rocket along with a personal item of Elon Musk’s into outer space. The rocket, now the most powerful ever created by a scale of two, towers 230 feet into the...

Fantastic Franzini

Fantastic Franzini

Nick Shepard, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

The Hollis-Brookline music department has seen long lists of extraordinarily talented students in the past decade. One of them is multi-instrumentalist, composer, and musical visionary, Nick Franzini ‘18. Franzini, or better known by most people as ‘Zini’, has been involved in a number of m...

Who is Dave Umstead?

Who is Dave Umstead?

Liam Grant, A&E Editor

March 7, 2018

Behind the set of the rather recognizably characteristic doors of room 329 is one of HB’s friendliest faces. Whether you’ve had David Umstead as a teacher or not, it is likely you know how well respected he is throughout the school. His students have nothing but extremely high praise for a man that is f...

Personal Finance, who is prepared?

Personal Finance, who is prepared?

Hannah Riseman, Op-Ed Editor

March 6, 2018

The United States is notorious for having an education system that does not adequately prepare students for the future, especially where personal finance is concerned. The question is, are personal finance students more prepared to handle real-world financial situations than students who have not take...

Student athletes get recognized

Student athletes get recognized

Sofia Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2018

On Feb. 5, 2018, 20 scholar athletes from Hollis Brookline High School attended the NHIAA/NHADA (New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association/New Hampshire Athletic Director Association) recognition ceremony in Concord, New Hampshire for their outstanding grades and athletics. Students to...

Nick Shepard accepted at Berklee

Nick Shepard accepted at Berklee

Lexie Vachon, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

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

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

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

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

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? ...

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