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Coming to an autoshop near you

Coming to an autoshop near you

Jack Belanger, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Features, March, Showcase

For most students, as they hike along the adventure that is high school, they look at colleges and what prerequisites those schools’ classes require. For the majority of colleges, students need 3 or 4 years of math, science, English, and history. These classes are necessary to prepare students for college...

Snow day fun

Snow day fun

Anthony Tamposi, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017


Filed under Features, March, Showcase

Waking up to a winter wonderland outside your house can draw a smile on your face from ear to ear. The phone rings, and you are told from the news that school is cancelled. Now that you have the whole day to yourself, what will you do? How will you spend your snow day? Popular activities are catching...

Gender-neutral bathrooms at HB

Gender-neutral bathrooms at HB

Parker Coady, Op/Ed Editor, Semester 2

March 22, 2017


Filed under March, Opinion

Hollis Brookline High School may receive one of its first structural changes in a long time. Student Council’s next major project for this year is to create a single, gender-neutral restroom out of two previous gendered ones.   The bathroom would be potentially created from the teacher bathr...

Spirit Week 2017

Spirit Week 2017

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under Features, March, Showcase, Uncategorized

Spirit Week -- Some students might hear this phrase and roll their eyes, but HB takes this time of year incredibly seriously. The week before, classes competed in the Penny Wars, where all the money went to  Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. During Spirit Week itself, students  dressed up to match the day...

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” begins performances March 17

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” begins performances March 17

Leslie Comeau, Features Editor

March 17, 2017


Filed under A & E, March, Showcase

The Mystery of Edwin Drood was the final novel written by Charles Dickens, who died before he could ever finish it. Thus, the mystery surrounding its intended ending will never truly be resolved. However, in this year’s musical of the same name, the Hollis Brookline theatre department is determined to co...

Working in college

Working in college

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor

March 17, 2017


Filed under Features, March, Showcase

The end of the school year is fast approaching, which means many seniors will be graduating and moving on to college in the fall. The price of tuition has been on the rise for years, and it is often difficult to fully pay the fees. Most students take out loans, but many also try to to alleviate some o...

The Brookline annual Fishing Derby

The Brookline annual Fishing Derby

Ash Guthrie, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under Features, March, Showcase

On Sunday, February 19, Brookline’s community gathered for the town's annual Fishing Derby on Lake Potanipo from dawn until 3:00 p.m. This event has been hosted by the Recreation Commission in Brookline for the past 21 years. The Recreation Commission hosts events like the Fishing Derby to raise money for ...

Should Personal Finance be a required course at HB?

Should Personal Finance be a required course at HB?

Kat Pellerin, Op/Ed Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under March, Opinion, Showcase

Personal Finance is a course here at Hollis Brookline, established and taught by math teacher Mark  Illingworth, and by social studies teacher Katie Henderson as well. The Hollis Brookline community, similar to most communities around the country, is torn as to whether Personal Finance should be a re...

Round one promposals: the chaperones

Round one promposals: the chaperones

Rachel Marquis, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016


Filed under March, News

In the midst of spring sports, the musical, and various other HB happenings, a very special question was popped to a number of teachers here at school. No--no engagements happened, but several chaperones were selected  in preparation for the annual event that every senior class waits year long for: prom...

A fairy tale musical

A fairy tale musical

Emma Dougherty, News Editor

March 31, 2016


Filed under A & E, March, Showcase

Hollis Brookline High School’s Into the Woods  wrapped up its final showing this past weekend. Performances took place on March 18, 19, 25 and 26. Each show began at 7:30 pm, and continued for nearly three hours.  The Hollis Brookline Theatre Department showed admirable dedication and expertise throu...

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