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Memoirs: an essential class

Memoirs: an essential class

Jonathan Brunkhart, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

English is often considered one of the most important core areas of study within our curriculum as high school students. Here at Hollis Brookline High School, four and a half years of English credits allows you to graduate, and Hollis Brookline offers a variety of English courses to help students fulfil...

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Ryugo Okada, Copy Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under February, Opinion, Showcase

 There are a lot of these fancy new water fountains popping up all over the place at HB. These look like really convenient looking little machines, but what’s up with that red light blinking on them seemingly all the time? Look closer, and alarmingly, it seems to be something quite concerning. Fil...

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...

How HB students foster the arts

How HB students foster the arts

Adam McQuilkin, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

While it is the responsibility of any graduating HB student to complete only a half credit of arts classes, some students at HB go above and beyond in their pursuit of their creative passions. Amy Norton ‘19 is one of these students who excels in the arts, specifically in performance and music...

Dividers-We should have them

Dividers-We should have them

Isaac Wimmer, OpEd Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under February, Opinion, Showcase

The often times unavoidable act of using public facilities has all sorts of potential for bodily awkwardness. The sights, smells, and sounds associated with any public restroom are generally appalling, and any steps taken to mitigate human unpleasantness are truly just common sense acts of compassion...

Cool Runnings 2018

Cool Runnings 2018

Joey Schunemann, A&E Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under February, Showcase, Sports

Beyond this year’s political drama and this winter’s erratic weather comes the distraction of a lifetime in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Then at once all eyes from across the globe will be fixed on television screens to see the best of the best compete for glory in the Pyeongchang athletic spectacle ...

The Greatest Showman Review

The Greatest Showman Review

Laura Considine, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

The Greatest Showman, released on December 8, is a captivating film inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum. Showcasing Barnum’s real life rise from pauper to millionaire, lead actor Hugh Jackman gives a charming performance. Zac Efron, Zendaya and Michelle Williams also make an appearance in the film....

FIRST Robotics Kickoff 2018

FIRST Robotics Kickoff 2018

Amanda Berthiaume, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under February, News, Showcase

Do you know what the FIRST Robotics 1073 The Force Team is up to now? Recently, they were alerted of the competition game for this year. The game for 2018  is called “FIRST POWER UP,” which is based off the idea of being trapped inside an arcade game. The objective is to gain ownership of the th...

Honors choir on tour, day 5: a final shining night

Honors choir on tour, day 5: a final shining night

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief

February 23, 2017


Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

On the last day of their trip, the Honors Choir checked out of  their hotel and registered for their Festival performance first thing in the morning. Later, the group attended a private coaching session with Professor Romāns Vanags, a renowned conductor from Latvia. The group worked with him on tw...

Crybabies: how hard could parenting be?

Crybabies: how hard could parenting be?

Kaylee Hillard, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Features, February, Showcase

In Candice Hancock’s Human Relations class at Hollis Brookline High School, one of the tasks she assigns her students is taking home a programmed baby doll for twenty-four hours. The doll is created to cry at random intervals, only to be quieted by its mother selecting the right key to put into its b...

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