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Fantastic Franzini

Franzini playing bass at Guitar Night 2016, a show many regard as one of the best, if not the best Guitar Night ever. “That was a great show because we had a lot of good musicians playing that year.” said Franzini.

Nick Shepard, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

The Hollis-Brookline music department has seen long lists of extraordinarily talented students in the past decade. One of them is multi-instrumentalist, composer, and musical visionary, Nick Franzini ‘18. Franzini, or better known by most people as ‘Zini’, has been involved in a number of m...

Black Panther Review (Spoiler Free)

The cast of Black Panther poses for Entertainment Weekly.

Top Row (Left to Right): Daniel Kaluuya, Danai Gurira, Andy Serkis, Chadwick boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, Forest Whitaker, Letitia Wright 
Second Row: Director Ryan Coogler, Winston Duke
First Row: Michael B. Jordan

Mark Labak, Sports Editor

March 12, 2018

The highly anticipated Marvel movie, Black Panther, was released in theaters last Friday. The movie is being met with incredibly positive feedback, earning a certified fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes of 97% among all critics, and an astounding 100% among top critics. The movie holds the second-highe...

Who is Dave Umstead?

Mr. Umstead starts off every class by informing the students on upcoming events, news, local gigs and events, or even going over previous concerts or workshops. During his seventh period Jazz class he discusses the upcoming UNH festival and the extra tickets he has for students who are interested.

Liam Grant, A&E Editor

March 7, 2018

Behind the set of the rather recognizably characteristic doors of room 329 is one of HB’s friendliest faces. Whether you’ve had David Umstead as a teacher or not, it is likely you know how well respected he is throughout the school. His students have nothing but extremely high praise for a man that is f...

Personal Finance, who is prepared?

The Personal Finance class at HB teaches students how to properly manage their money to prevent them from breaking the bank, yet many students seem to think that they don’t need to learn such a skill. “There’s never too much information on managing your money,” said Richard Winslow, school counselor and advocate for Personal Finance.

Hannah Riseman, Op-Ed Editor

March 6, 2018

The United States is notorious for having an education system that does not adequately prepare students for the future, especially where personal finance is concerned. The question is, are personal finance students more prepared to handle real-world financial situations than students who have not take...

Coming to an autoshop near you

Many students participate in the auto programs at the tech center.

Jack Belanger, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017

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

A snowy day can lead to snowy fun!

Anthony Tamposi, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017

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 are coming to HB.

Parker Coady, Op/Ed Editor, Semester 2

March 22, 2017

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

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 poster for

Leslie Comeau, Features Editor

March 17, 2017

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

Students are eager to find jobs, and many workplaces are eager to hire students.

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor

March 17, 2017

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...

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