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Should we have a PLC schedule every day at HB?

The typical bell schedule here at HBHS. This schedule has been the same ever since 2017, when students advocated for a later start time. “Changing the school day schedule would be hard to change, but not impossible,” said Trevor Duval.

Elise Dinbergs, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Each morning, many students wake up and dread going to school so early in the morning. School start time, until the 2017-2018 school year, was 7:15 a.m., but on Fridays, HBHS has a PLC schedule, and school doesn’t start until 8 a.m. But is this start time late enough?  Many researchers believe that schools should...

Remote learning: three days in

Last week Hollis-Brookline transition to remote learning due to the spread of COVID-19.  This has posed new challenges and learning experiences for students and staff alike.

Hannah Riseman, Head Editor

March 23, 2020

Friday, March 20, exactly one week after the announcement that SAU41 would transition to remote learning until April 3 due to the spread of COVID-19, marked the end of the first week of online learning. Teachers have utilized a variety of tools, from Google Classroom to Zoom, to maintain their classroom atmosphere a...

First airline to announce carbon-neutral goal

I took this photo on my flight last spring, the clouds are floating all around the plane here. During the short flight, this plane produced almost 42,000 pounds of carbon dioxide into the air that we breathe. “This is getting out of hand and things need to change,” says Teddy Moscatelli ‘21.

Emily Casey, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

Every time we travel by airplane, over 50 pounds of carbon per mile are released into the earth’s atmosphere. In early January, Jetblue was the first airline ever to announce it’s reduction of these greenhouse gases during each flight, and now almost a dozen other airlines have done the same. If...

Coming Soon… The SAT

Students are off to an early start studying hard for the SATs. The SATs are an important assessment that all the students have to take for when they go to college. It will help determine whether they are accepted or not to the college they want to go to. Students study hard for this, wanting to receive a good score. “ I am not too stressed about the SAT but I know an immense amount of people who are stressed over them knowing how much they are worth.” said John Bergin ‘21.

Quinn Connors, Staff Writer

March 21, 2020

The SAT demonstrates the intelligence of students and their growth throughout high school. Yes, this test may be stressful to students, but it does show their ability of test taking and using their time correctly in order to finish the test. Despite the debates over its usefulness, this test should co...

Speculations arise following the Democratic candidate drop outs

Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks with attendees of the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. “I am a Democratic because I believe in protecting freedom, fairness, families, and the future,” said Buttigieg.

Josh Hill, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

In the past few weeks, several presidential candidates of the Democratic party dropped out of the race, most notably Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Amy Klobuchar, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg. With the race down to just two contenders, Senator Bernie Sanders and former Vice Preside...

Joe Biden takes the delegate lead as Sanders falls short

Joe Biden celebrates his Super Tuesday victories at a rally in Colombia. Biden, after defeats in the first two primaries, is now the current delegate leader. “Biden is well-liked by Black voters, moderates, and the Democratic establishment,” said Lily Coady ‘20.

Dan Aulbach, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

The presidential race received a big shake up on Tuesday, March 3, as Joe Biden and his campaign had a surprising resurgence. Biden ended up winning 10 of the 14 states of one of the presidential race’s biggest days, also known as Super Tuesday. Biden had previously finished in a disappointing fif...

Coronavirus catastrophe

This photo is of the streets of Barcelona, one of the cities the Spain trip was going to be travelling to. Unfortunately they will no longer be going. “While I’m upset I won't get to go to Europe, which is certainly a little upsetting, I understand the seriousness of the COVID-19 issue and wouldn’t want to risk it for those I’d return to,” Lily Coady ‘20.

Meghan Veino, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

Among almost every event taking place in the next month, Coronavirus has caused a cancellation of all of the school trips planned for April break. These trips have been planned since fall of 2019, and students are pretty disappointed in this decision, but it came after careful deliberation following ...

Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Volunteers from Hillsborough County gather at a local church to participate in the most recent Sleep in Heavenly Peace Build Day. They built 20 bunk beds in the span of four hours. “Kids not having beds or places to sleep is not something that a lot of people think about as an issue in our community, but there is a need for it. The beds are going to help get kids off the floor and sleeping in actual beds” said Kathryn Fry ‘20.

Ryan Coutu, News Editor

March 19, 2020

Nothing beats the feeling of crashing into your own bed after a long day of school. For most here at Hollis Brookline High School, enjoying a nice, long nap in our warm, comfortable bed is something we take for granted. Unfortunately, many children across the country have no such luxury and must resort ...

What the Coronavirus Means for the Hollis-Brookline Community

Hollis Brookline High School remains empty as it is in the process of being cleaned. Just last week the building was full of students, but unfortunately it has been closed due to COVID-19. “I think we need to use the necessary precautions and protect our compromised family members,” said school nurse Amber Fox McNeil.

Erik Keldsen, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

A couple months ago, a new story hit the headlines. In China, an unknown sickness, the coronavirus, emerged. At the time, it was causing lots of issues in China, but the worldwide impact was limited. Nonetheless, the virus continued to spread, as cases appeared in other countries.  While this was ...

HB Students Jam at HUES

Members of Rock Band pose for a team photo before leaving for HUES after school. They volunteer each week to help younger students with social and learning disabilities learn and enjoy music and dancing activities. Sean Tisa ‘21 (top right) said, “My experience has been great, I really enjoy coming down here to help every Monday.”

Miles Keefe, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

A group of young elementary schoolers sit in a circle alternating with high school students. With African drums in front of them, they each take turns tapping a beat and repeating as a group. They go around the circle once more with smiles on their faces and heads bobbing to the rhythm. This is the scen...

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