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May 10, 2019

Introducing Cupcake, May's first Cat of the Week!   Submitted by Lauren Ingraham '20.

Eating for the Earth

Vegetables play a big role in the planetary health diet, similarly to vegetarian or vegan diets. Though the planetary health diet leaves some room for meat, eggs and dairy, North Americans on average will need to decrease their beef/pork intake by 84%, egg intake by 63%, chicken intake by 57% and dairy intake by 31% in order to fit the diet according to the EAT-Lancet report. Foods like legumes, fruits and vegetables would be taking the place of the animal products we’d be eating less of.

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

May 10, 2019

Every so often, a new diet comes into the eyes of those in nutrition and health communities. Many people are familiar with vegetarianism, veganism or keto (high protein, low carb) and paleo (all unprocessed food) diets. But what about the planetary health diet? Created by the EAT-Lancet commission gr...

Two years since Mr. HB: inside its spicy demise

The Mr. HB contestants busted a move on stage back in the 2014 show, pictured above. A full three years before its cancellation, the contest brought in a large audience as well as a rather hefty profit for the Class of 2015.

Lily Coady, Nate Blake, and Myra Morin

May 8, 2019

This month, Merrimack High School will hold its annual Mr. MHS show. The ironic all-boys beauty pageant is a largely attended event at the school and is celebrated by students and teachers alike. “It’s definitely one of the biggest events of the year,” said MHS student Macie Shaw ‘19. “It’...

The all-stars of HB baseball

Joe Messina, gearing up for his next game against Coe-Brown in the HB dugout. The boys continue their winning season. “I love baseball,” said Joe Messina ‘19.

Nate Blake, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

It’s no secret that the Hollis Brookline baseball team is a force to be reckoned with this year. The past seasons have not treated the baseball team kindly; however, this year, they are comprised of the former middle school Tri-County Champions, who are now juniors and seniors, making this a season t...

Can you reLAX while your kid plays?

Connor Farwell ‘19 plays against Alverin on their season opener on April 10th. While Farwell is a small player he has been a three year varsity player despite is short stature. “You can learn skills to evade players” says Farwell, which he demonstrates as he goes around an Alverin player.

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

May 7, 2019

As the HB lacrosse field, or better known as “lax” field thaws, the teams hit the field to start up their new season. Starting early in the season, and from a young age, can give anyone an edge on learning how to play safe. But, how safe is a sport where it is a commonplace to hit each other with metal or...

World of Dance: season 3 update

Briar Nolet, a dancer in the upper division, performs a solo for the judges during the Duels, the second round of the competition. Nolet wowed the judges with her technique and tricks. Derek Hough, one of the judges, called her performance “stunning”.

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

Although season three of World of Dance began in February, the show has already displayed a multitude of gifted dancers, all who have a shot at winning the grand prize. So far, the judges have narrowed down the pool of contestants to the most talented dancers, and the competition for the next World ...

A striking start to the softball season

Even though the girls had a slow start to the season, they keep playing every game with the same energy. As the team exits from a huddle, they prepare to destroy the opposing team. “Together, we all have the power to do big things,” says Kylie Krivis ‘20.

Josie Farwell, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

After their first, devastating, loss of the season which went 14-0 against Merrimack Valley, the HB softball team can only go up from there. With new head coach Frank Lukovits, the team is already expecting change from last year regarding the overall energy on and off the field. For the softball...

“How do I create meaningful work?”

Some words of wisdom from this year’s Senior Quest presentations, complied by HBHS librarian Christine Heaton.

Eleanor Quarles, Editor in Chief

June 1, 2018

“Keep moving forward.” “Remain consciously skeptical.” “At least it’s good that I’m not satisfied.” “Fail. And here’s why…” These quotes are some of the many thoughtful phrases spoken by Senior Quest students while presenting their year-long projects to fellow students, staff...

The woman behind the heels

Faucher smiles as she stands in her classroom, wearing a spring blouse and maroon pants (not pictured). Whenever White House Black Market gets a new shipment of clothes, they call Faucher and prepare a room of styles she might like. “I am a matching freak. I know for sure what I don’t like,” she said. “I’m my own style.”

Rowan Gingras, Co-Oped Editor

May 31, 2018

Students were greeted with a surprising sight when they arrived at school on Friday, May 11. Annie Faucher, Hollis Brookline High School French teacher, was running out of the school building in three-inch heels, pushing an empty, blue shopping cart into the road. Although it was an odd scene, it only ad...

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