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Covid-19 Guidelines at Hollis-Brookline High School

The guidelines at Hollis-Brookline High School are still being revised as problems are arising. At the beginning of the year lunch seating was not tracked specific enough so now the school has QR codes for contact tracing. As long as the school keeps making changes to ensure the highest level of safety the school should be able to stay open. 
“This is one area we are always looking to improve because lunch is the biggest transition during the day,” said Barnes.

Abigail Brown, Op-Ed Editor

October 21, 2020

Hollis Brookline High School has opened for in-person learning with many guidelines to keep students safe. One of the guidelines set in place is to wear a mask at all times when social distancing is not possible. Some of the other protocols are cleaning desks, social distancing, wearing a mask at all times, an...

Kim Jong Un, Where is He?

 Kim Jong Un before his disappearance from social media and the world. On April 11, before the most important holiday in North Korea, Kim Jong Un disappeared and hasn’t been seen since. There is a reason why he had to have missed it, either being sick, hiding away or planning on something else.  “I can’t see another reason why he would miss the holiday, something has to be holding him back from coming out into the public,” said Tim Leclerc ‘21.

Quinn Connors, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

Rumors have been spreading about Kim Jongs Un’s disappearance. Some have said that he is very ill, some say he is dead, and some say he is alive and well, but which one is true? On North Korea’s most important holiday, the Day of the Sun,  Kim Jong Un was not to be seen. On this day, North Korea ...

What in the world is happening besides Covid-19?

A piece of amber holds the skeleton of the smallest dinosaur ever discovered. The fossil was discovered in Northern Myanmar in March. “This [fossil] was so pristine and so well-preserved, this thing was super perfect,” said Jingmai O’Connor, a paleontologist at China’s Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology.

Miles Keefe, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

What in the World is Happening Besides Covid-19? These days it’s almost impossible to tune into the news and hear about anything other than the coronavirus pandemic and its increasing toll on public health, the economy and society. While it’s true that the pandemic dominates the media because it has...

Remote learning: three days in

Last week Hollis-Brookline transition to remote learning due to the spread of COVID-19.  This has posed new challenges and learning experiences for students and staff alike.

Hannah Riseman, Head Editor

March 23, 2020

Friday, March 20, exactly one week after the announcement that SAU41 would transition to remote learning until April 3 due to the spread of COVID-19, marked the end of the first week of online learning. Teachers have utilized a variety of tools, from Google Classroom to Zoom, to maintain their classroom atmosphere a...

Speculations arise following the Democratic candidate drop outs

Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks with attendees of the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. “I am a Democratic because I believe in protecting freedom, fairness, families, and the future,” said Buttigieg.

Josh Hill, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

In the past few weeks, several presidential candidates of the Democratic party dropped out of the race, most notably Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Amy Klobuchar, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg. With the race down to just two contenders, Senator Bernie Sanders and former Vice Preside...

Joe Biden takes the delegate lead as Sanders falls short

Joe Biden celebrates his Super Tuesday victories at a rally in Colombia. Biden, after defeats in the first two primaries, is now the current delegate leader. “Biden is well-liked by Black voters, moderates, and the Democratic establishment,” said Lily Coady ‘20.

Dan Aulbach, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

The presidential race received a big shake up on Tuesday, March 3, as Joe Biden and his campaign had a surprising resurgence. Biden ended up winning 10 of the 14 states of one of the presidential race’s biggest days, also known as Super Tuesday. Biden had previously finished in a disappointing fif...

Coronavirus catastrophe

This photo is of the streets of Barcelona, one of the cities the Spain trip was going to be travelling to. Unfortunately they will no longer be going. “While I’m upset I won't get to go to Europe, which is certainly a little upsetting, I understand the seriousness of the COVID-19 issue and wouldn’t want to risk it for those I’d return to,” Lily Coady ‘20.

Meghan Veino, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

Among almost every event taking place in the next month, Coronavirus has caused a cancellation of all of the school trips planned for April break. These trips have been planned since fall of 2019, and students are pretty disappointed in this decision, but it came after careful deliberation following ...

Effects of coronavirus

Scientists are struggling to understand where the Coronavirus has derived from and how to put it to a stop. Over the past couple of months, the virus has spread globally and taken the lives of many. “This virus was tracked to a food market that sold live animals, which is exactly the kind of place where germs begin to spread,” said history teacher Jennifer Given.

Emily Casey, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

On Jan. 30, the outbreak of COVID-19, more commonly referred to as the novel coronavirus or the coronavirus, was announced worldwide. The virus has spread throughout China and has slowly been moving into the United States and other countries. There have been many negative effects from the virs as it con...

Democrats battle in New Hampshire primary

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders raises his arms in victory following the New Hampshire Primaries. Sanders edged out his top opponent Pete Buttigieg, accruing 26% of the Democratic vote. According to  WMUR, Sanders addressed supporters following his victory.

Miles Keefe, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

HB students had the day off from school on Tuesday, Feb. 11 as voters from the community filled the gymnasium to cast their votes for a presidential nominee. The gym was just one out of the hundreds of buildings across the state of New Hampshire designated for the day as primary voting areas.  T...

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