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Student Government Elections

Student Government Elections

Harry Bates, New Editor

June 10, 2019

During CAVBlock last Wednesday, student government candidates from all classes spoke to their student bodies in an attempt to sway voters before the election. All positions, excluding Secretary for the class of 2022, are filled with vibrant aspiring public servants ready for the new school year. Starti...

Mattress Fundraiser

Mattress Fundraiser

Sydney Speir, Staff Writer

June 5, 2019

I’m sure you’ve heard of students selling candles and cookies to raise money, whether it's for a sports team, student council, or a club. However, the Hollis Brookline High School Performing Arts program will be holding a slightly less conventional fundraiser in order to raise money for band a...

Fighting for our friend Niko

Fighting for our friend Niko

Sofia Barassi, Sports Editor

May 31, 2019

Student council has created a fundraiser in order to aid our classmate Niko Martain’19 in his leukemia recovery. Niko was diagnosed with ALL T-cell leukemia in May of 2016. Since then, Niko has had many other complications including A Vascular Necrosis from the steroids he’s been given, which has ca...

AP exams come to an end

AP exams come to an end

Sydney Spier, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

As of Friday, May 17, the 16 various Advanced Placement classes offered at Hollis Brookline High School finally wrapped up their course material with the highly anticipated AP Exams. After months of test preparation and learning/teaching mandatory course material, teachers and students of AP classes can ...

Retail Therapy makes a fashionable statement

Retail Therapy makes a fashionable statement

Emmie White, Head Editor

May 28, 2019

On the evening of Wed. May 22, Retail Therapy, the HBHS FACS fashion show, finally took the stage in a momentous way. Though the show did not go perfectly as planned, the success was substantial and the show was a considerable success. The show opened with the introduction of the night’s MCs, Ella...

Abortion legislation

Abortion legislation

Harry Bates, News Editor

May 24, 2019

The Alabama House of Representatives and Senate passed House Bill 314 last Tuesday evening to criminalize all abortions, with an exception if “necessary in order to prevent a serious health risk to the unborn child's mother.” Shortly after the passing vote of 25-6 was finalized, the state’s governor s...

Rod Rosenstein resigns

Rod Rosenstein resigns

Harry Bates, News Editor

May 16, 2019

Last Sunday, May 11, Rod J. Rosenstein officially stepped down from his position as Deputy Attorney General in the Department of Justice. Following his appointment by President Trump and subsequent Senate confirmation in April of 2017, the Republican oversaw a wide variety of federal investigations while...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ crushes $2 billion milestone in record time

‘Avengers: Endgame’ crushes $2 billion milestone in record time

Nate Blake, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

Disney’s Avengers: Endgame has officially surpassed the $2 billion mark in its second weekend in theaters, obliterating the record for the fastest film to reach that milestone. Avengers: Endgame is now the second-highest grossing movie of all time with $2.188 billion globally, passing Titanic in just 11 days...

Prince Harry visits Women Wirral

Prince Harry visits Women Wirral

Kaleigh Whalen, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

Throughout history, there have been many movements in support of the equal rights of men and women. These widespread demonstrations have mostly been promoted and operated by prominent female figures. However, that shifted when, while visiting Tomorrow's Women Wirral in Birkenhead, Prince Harry asserted his views on feminism. Women...

Virginia redeems themselves

Virginia redeems themselves

Ian Babcock, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

After 67 games, thousands of points being scored, and a champion established, March Madness is officially over. This year the tournament was crazy again, filled with upsets, late game heroics, and nail biting endings. The winner of the tournament this year was a one seed, but the one seed with the lowes...

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