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Dog of the Week 🐕 3-10

Kuma is a big boy with a big heart. While golden retrievers are generally perceived as a more active breed, Kuma definitely prefers a treat over a walk... but he loves to snuggle just as much as he loves to eat.

March 15, 2019

Presenting Kuma, this week's adorable pup!     Submitted by Lily Coady '20

Beginning of the Madness

Pictured here are Duke’s superstars RJ Barrett and Zion Williamson. Duke is poised to make some noise in the tournament this year, with a star-studded lineup and a veteran coach. “Duke has a lot of talent and looks ready to win the tournament,” said Evan Simonds.

Ian Babcock, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

The month of March features one major sporting event, one that sports fans everywhere go crazy over. 64 college teams from schools all over the country, ranging in size from 5,000 kids to 50,000 kids, are all thrown into a six round bracket. This win or go home sporting event is called March Madness w...

Prom Season

Peyton O’Connor ‘20 is trying on prom dresses in early February. Going to prom as a junior, she says, “it should be a fun experience and make planning for next year easier.”

Josie Farwell, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

How early is too early to start thinking about prom? With prom set for May 17, many girls have already bought their prom dresses. A lot of planning has to go into prom: who you’re going with, how you're getting there, and what you’re doing afterwards. Here at HB, a popular senior opinion is that ...

What is a Cavalier?

The Cavalier mascot logo on the floor of the back lobby.

Nate Blake, Staff writer

March 15, 2019

When examining the Hollis Brookline High School mascot, it’s easy to get confused about what the Cavalier actually is. Is he a swashbuckling pirate? A brave, sword-wielding knight? The answer is neither. What it means to be a Hollis Brookline Cavalier is about more than just a mascot. And with spirit w...

Calling all Spanish students

This photo of Mijas, Malaga, Spain was taken in April of 2017, which was the last Spanish trip.  Students going on the Spain 2020 trip will be able to see beautiful sceneries like this one. “They are going to see two of the most beloved European cities”, explained Señor Basbas.

Paisley Broadhurst, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

In April of 2020, Alex Basbas, one of three Spanish teachers at Hollis Brookline, will be taking foreign language students across the world to Spain. Any student interested in this trip will be able to experience the Spanish culture first hand. “This will be the fourth Spanish trip,” Basbas said. It rota...

Spring fling prep

With student council hard at work, they have been planning the look of the mini gym. “We’ve been planning color schemes and floral decor that would flow nicely with our spring theme,” said Mary Martin ‘20. Flowers tend to be a big theme for the night.

Kaleigh Whalen, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

As the Spring Fling Dance approaches quickly, the student council is working hard for this event to be a night to remember. By March 15, the mini gym will be decorated and filled with students socializing and having a good time. Many students will be attending the dance and are already planning their ...

What else does the Life Skills program have up their sleeve?

This is the Life Skills bulletin board. Though it is currently blank, the next rendition is sure to impress.

Myra Morin, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

The Life Skills program has their own blackboard decorated with all kinds of themes ranging from holidays and seasons. What will occur next, will it be about spring or will it be about the next holiday, St. Patrick’s day? Or will it remain a secret…? Their last decoration board was themed Valentine's...

Presidential candidate Cory Booker visits Nashua, NH house party

Booker delivered an impassioned speech to a room full of beaming New Hampshire citizens. In his speech, Booker speaks of his experience as a school teacher and his own struggles as a black man, providing alternative and relatable perspectives to his character as a New Jersey senator.

Lily Coady, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

On Monday, February 20, Senator Cory Booker (NJ) kicked off his presidential campaign by attending a house party in Nashua, NH. The party was hosted by New Hampshire Senator Cindy Rosenwood and featured an inspirational speech by Booker describing the core values of his campaign. The Democratic can...

Dog of the Week 🐕 3-3

Dog of the Week 🐕 3-3

March 8, 2019

Indiana Jones, March's first fluffy puppy!     Submitted by Abigail Riseman '22 and Hannah Riseman '20

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