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The future of school funding

The future of school funding

Liam Grant, Leila Caplan, and Harry Bates

May 9, 2018


Filed under May, News, Showcase

Recently, schools across the United States have started to look toward outside support in the form of private donations and local business sponsorship to increase education funding. This has become an increasingly popular alternative during the last few years due to rising school budgets nationwide. I...

Opioid epidemic

Opioid epidemic

Sofia Barassi, Mike Atlas, Cam Casciotti, and Cole Boggis

May 7, 2018


Filed under May, News

New Hampshire is the second leading state in drug overdoses per capita in the U.S. with around 500 deaths per year. The opioid epidemic has spread throughout the United States leading to more than 50,000 deaths. On March 19, President Trump visited, in his words, “[the] Drug-infested den [of],” New Hampshire, to address the opioid problem that has been plaguing th...

Student reading at HBHS

Student reading at HBHS

Harry Bates and Kaleigh Whalen

May 6, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Why are students not reading as much as they used to? With the new era of technology at students’ fingertips across the nation, teachers tend to think students are only reading via social media. New technology has been engraved into generation Z’s minds without even realizing it. With communicatio...

Christine Heaton and her Outstanding Library Program of the Year

Christine Heaton and her Outstanding Library Program of the Year

Emmie White, News Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under April, News, Showcase

Hollis Brookline High School’s very own Christine Heaton, librarian, has been awarded the 2018 NHSLMA Outstanding Library Program award for the fantastic library she has imagined, developed, and fostered over the last five years. On March 28, Heaton was sent a letter by the NHSLMA (New Hampshire School...

The quest for 1600

The quest for 1600

Max Porter, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under April, News, Showcase

The SAT is one of the most important tests of everyone’s high school career. Every year, students at HBHS eagerly walk into the gymnasium, nervous about what is to come. During the longest three hours and 50 minutes of their lives, students are tested in sections of math, reading, and writing. Man...

Cambridge Analytica’s role in the 2016 election

Cambridge Analytica’s role in the 2016 election

Harry Bates, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under April, News, Showcase

British data firm and political strategist group, Cambridge Analytica, has come into light recently, after now former Research Director and part-founder, Chris Wylie, said the company assisted the 2016 Trump presidential campaign in directly targeting American Facebook users with pro-Trump advertisements. ...

Survivors turned political activists

Survivors turned political activists

Joe Caswell, Features Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under April, News, Showcase

Amidst the horrors of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting of Feb. 14, 2018, many new national voices have emerged, speaking promptly and powerfully about what happened and what needs to be done. These voices the voice of high school students. Two of the most well known voices are from students ...

Turf field in the works

Turf field in the works

Kyle Simpson, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under April, News, Showcase

Back in 2014, the idea of a turf field for Hollis Brookline High School was first proposed after a glaring issue arose: lack of field space and field over-usage. Now, four years later, Hollis and Brookline have finally voted to pass Article One and allow for the creation of a turf field at our high sch...

CSDA Safety Fair

CSDA Safety Fair

Leila Caplan, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under March, News

On Tuesday, March 6, the Hollis Brookline High School Red Cross Club traveled to C.S.D.A., a Brookline elementary school, in order to host one of their annual safety fairs for the students. The young students learned concepts such as basic first aid, fire safety, water and ice safety, how to respond ...

Where do we go from here?

Where do we go from here?

Liam Grant, A&E Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under March, News, Showcase

Sometimes it almost seems as if everyday tragedy finds a way to make its mark -- be it close at home or overseas. Waking up early in the morning, cup of coffee in hand, birds singing a new song, blissfully unaware that yet again people have been severely injured, lives have been lost, and families le...

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