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Hollis Brookline Girls in STEM walk away with awards

 Lily Jackson, Megan Strecker, Maria Toupin. Vanessa Thomas all take part in the NCWIT Program.

Myra Morin, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

On Feb. 15, the girls STEM program at Hollis Brookline took part in the NCWIT (National Center for Women & Information Technology) Award for Aspirations in Computing (AIC). The program awards students for their special skills in technology. This year, Hollis Brookline had 4 Rising Stars and one winn...

Student Art Showcase- March

Kat Townsend '19,

March 26, 2019

Below are three pieces of art created by students in Hollis Brookline High School art classes in March.

Senior year winds down

Ashley Mayo ‘19 sits with her calendar showing the school’s proposed graduation date. She can’t wait to “go onto bigger things,” after high school, and plans to go to college in the fall.

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

March 26, 2019

Senior year is simultaneously the most stressful and the most relaxed. College deadlines rapidly approach at the start of the year,  the final seasons of sports wiz by, and the last chance to boost your GPA on the transcript is over too soon. Now in March, students are in the midst of receiving their...

The beef with beef jerky

Pictured above are two 0.85 ounce bags of beef jerky sold by the cafeteria. “Teriyaki” and “Peppered” are two of the three flavors sold; they also happen to be equally popular, while the third flavor, “Original,” trails just a couple sales behind.

Lily Coady, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

At the start of the 2018-2019 school year, the cafeteria began selling beef jerky. This may strike some of you as unappetizing: not everyone wants to see “school cafeteria” and “beef jerky” in the same sentence. However, it wasn’t just your run of the mill, off-brand beef jerky: it was brand-name J...

Retail Therapy

The five Fashion and Retail Merchandising students, Hultz, Holmes, Willett, Jusczak and Lopez, stand around Willett’s artwork that will be featured on the show’s poster. The poster will highlight how fashion is more than just clothing, but also how it can convey moods and feelings. “ [The goal] is to create awareness for people struggling with mental health. I don't want that to be the elephant in the room anymore,” said Hancock.

Sydney Speir, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

On Wed, May 22, HB’s Fashion and Retail Merchandising class will be holding its second fashion show at HBHS since 2015. The show, named Retail Therapy, is an initiative to raise mental health awareness within both the school and community. Although the show will take place in May, there are many mo...

One giant leap for womankind

Koch from NASA are set to complete a mission on the ISS on March 29th.

Josie Farwell, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

On Mar. 29, as a fitting end to Women’s History Month, NASA has scheduled the first-ever all female space-walk. With astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch, and lead flight directors, Mary Lawrence and Jackie Kagey, the mission is predicted to be successful. According to the CNN report, flight contr...

Can you play like a girl?

Alex Morgan was drafted in 2011 and has been playing soccer for eight years now.

Paisley Broadhurst, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

The United States Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) filed a lawsuit at the beginning of March 2019 against the United States Soccer Federation. The lawsuit was filed due to how the women’s team’s salary is drastically lower than the men’s team. According to the article by Money,com, femal...

Dog of the Week 🐱 3-17

Dog of the Week 🐱 3-17

March 22, 2019

Introducing our very first CAT of the week, Luna!!!! Submitted by Katie Ferdinand '21

Five Teams, One Gym

The boys lacrosse team sprints across the gym during the conditioning part of tryouts. As soon as their tryouts finished, the baseball team was quick to take the court. “With such a tight schedule, it was important to get on the court as soon as softball finished. We were rushed off right at six so baseball could start,” said Sulin ‘19.

Kyle Simpson, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

With a new turf field on the way, the problems caused by a lack of outdoor field space finally have a solution. Despite the step forward, another issue is still looming; a lack of court space. With snow still covering the fields and the spring sports seasons officially underway, the teams are finding...

The making of Mamma Mia: choreography

Members of the HBHS Wrestling Team (from left to right; Owen MacMillan ‘19, Tyler St. Pierre ‘19, Dan DeLong ‘19, Sam Koch ‘19, Robbie Dwyer ‘19 and Jack Duquette ‘21) join actors Jackson Lewis, playing an ensemble member, Mitch Cochran ‘20, playing Eddie, Josh Ide ‘20, playing Sky, and Evan LaFrance ‘20, playing Pepper, on stage for the song “Lay All Your Love On Me” during a rehearsal. At times during the musical, the wrestlers had just returned from the beach, and have been dancing with flippers on. “They've been very adapting to the flippers and very nice to us when we asked them to do crazy things,” said Golden.

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

March 21, 2019

When the materials for a musical are ordered, all the sheet music and lines are written up and printed out for everyone to learn. But, even with all of these papers, there’s a piece of the performance still missing: choreography. For Mamma Mia, the choreography has been put together by three students,...

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