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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


Filed under Features, February

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...

Cooperative school board-on gun violence

Cooperative school board-on gun violence

Hannah Riseman, Op-Ed Co-Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under February, News

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the HBMS Library, the Hollis Brookline Cooperative School Board held a much-anticipated meeting, the main topic of discussion being the recent school shooting in Florida and its impact on Hollis-Brookline schools. The meeting, which began at 6:00 pm, opened by mentioning the Fl...

Student athletes get recognized

Student athletes get recognized

Sofia Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Features, February, Showcase

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...

SAT Prep Class HB: is it worth it?

SAT Prep Class HB: is it worth it?

Kyle Simpson, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under February, Opinion, Showcase

With the March SAT quickly approaching, juniors at Hollis Brookline are preparing for the test day. Some study on their own, some go to tutors, and others take our very own SAT prep class at HB. But what makes our prep class different? Is it worth it? The school’s prep course focuses on efficiency. If you are tak...

A new member of the Jenners

A new member of the Jenners

Harry Bates, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

On Monday, February 1, 2018, the world was introduced to a new member of the growing Kardashian dynasty. Kylie Jenner, an esteemed social media figure, gave birth to Stormi Jenner in Los Angeles, California. The American pop culture personality, best known for her family’s reality show Keeping Up Wit...

This years flu epidemic is far from over, get vaccinated!

This years flu epidemic is far from over, get vaccinated!

Leila Caplan, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under February, News, Showcase

Kyle Baughman, a healthy 21-year-old from Pennsylvania, got home from work one night feeling out of sorts. He the flu, and because he was not vaccinated, he died a few days later. Baughman went into organ failure after contracting the flu, says Jamie Ducharme of TIME magazine. The flu has not yet rea...

Girls basketball road to the playoffs

Girls basketball road to the playoffs

Lindsey Wood, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under February, Showcase, Sports

The Hollis Brookline Girls Varsity Basketball team has a well-deserved 14-1 record, and they are finishing the rest of the season preparing for the playoffs in hopes of becoming Division II Champions. Last year, the girls lost in the championship game by 8 points. The big loss motivated the girls...

Who’s the greater predator? Examining the enabling of Larry Nassar

Who’s the greater predator? Examining the enabling of Larry Nassar

Kaleigh Whalen, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under February, Opinion

Former USA Gymnastics National doctor, Larry Nassar, has recently been sentenced to 175 years in prison for his vulgar acts on young girls and women. Over the past two decades, he sexually harassed over 150 young women. Who is to blame: Larry Nassar or the U.S.A Gymnastics and the Olympic Games staff,...

Dynasty vs Dogs: Super Bowl 52 Recap

Dynasty vs Dogs: Super Bowl 52 Recap

JP Blasi, Assistant Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under February, Showcase, Sports

Super Bowl 52 was expected to be a strange one in which a Hall of Fame coach and quarterback tandem appearing in their 8th Super Bowl would take on on a backup quarterback and a second-year coach. While it was dubbed the “Dynasty vs. Dogs” game--referring to the Patriots’ almost-20 year dynasty reign an...

Course registration

Course registration

Rowan Gingras, Op-Ed Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under February, News, Showcase

Have you picked from the seemingly-endless list of electives yet? Are you looking forward to spending an evening staring at PowerSchool? Yes, it is that time of year again. From Feb.6-19, course registration for the 2018-2019 school year is open for HBHS students. Course registration is a process in which th...

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