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The Force Team wins Industrial Design at competition in Durham

The Force Team wins Industrial Design at competition in Durham

Hannah St. George, Copy Editor

March 18, 2014


Filed under News

On Thursday and Friday Mar. 6 and 7, HB’s FIRST Robotics team met a great deal of success at a district competition at UNH. Craig Stone, ‘14, describes this year’s robot as, “the best we’ve had in years.” “It performed the best and it was the most reliable robot we’ve ever had,” he added...

Endicott Survey helps HB move in the right direction

Endicott Survey helps HB move in the right direction

Mackenzie Riel, Contributor

March 13, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

With all the talk of accreditation and other controversy at the board meeting on Monday March 3, the Endicott survey cashing in on the school, couldn’t have come at a better time. Specifically, accreditation is a process by which schools are assessed based on their quality and to place them based on...

Snow day causing spirit week change

Sophia Hall, News editor

March 5, 2014


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Snow days, early releases and delayed openings seem to be the blessing all students have been asking for this winter. However, it's also been a burden on some of the students and special events here at HB. Spirit Week is the best and worst week for some students, where lots of work comes into play with just five days to perfect a skit, create a dance, mak...

Staying in the loop at Hollis Brookline

Staying in the loop at Hollis Brookline

Austin Bumpus, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

With a never-ending amount of events occurring at Hollis/Brookline year round, it is easy for some things to get lost in the pile under others. To help ensure that these events don’t get lost in the shuffle, here is a list of some of Hollis Brookline’s upcoming happenings. The Penny War, a tradition...

Not so cheesy

Not so cheesy

Lauria Patz, Entertainment Editor

February 7, 2014


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Kraft recently reported that the recent shortage of Velveeta may continue until well after the Super Bowl. So for all you football fans be sure to have another cheese brand ready for backup. According to NBC News two memos were released earlier this year informing consumers of the looming shortage. Wh...

Orange Leaf owner offers Fro-yo bonus for good grades

Orange Leaf owner offers Fro-yo bonus for good grades

Staff

February 5, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

Businessman Rajiv Patel wants to reward students with high marks on their report cards with additional free ounces of frozen yogurt at his Amherst St. Orange Leaf franchise. The incentive requires an initial eight once purchase, which includes the smorgasbord of toppings and sauces at the counter....

Bracelets created to honor Cam Ricard

Bracelets created to honor Cam Ricard

Mackenzie Riel, Contributor

January 30, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

As a reminder of beloved fellow student and teammate, Cam Ricard, ‘14, who passed away this past year, students of Hollis Brookline have set out to sell bracelets in loving memory during all lunches week. “It was Ian’s idea to begin with. It’s an easy thing to do and not too expensive so students...

Jeremy Ide awarded Samsung Scholarship

Jeremy Ide awarded Samsung Scholarship

Hannah Walsh, Contributor

January 17, 2014


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During the summer of 2013, Samsung Mobile App Academies were held across major cities in the United States such as Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, New York City, Dallas and San Francisco. These Mobile App Academies caught the attention of high school students who are interested in careers in the math, scienc...

Technology never CESes to amaze

Technology never CESes to amaze

Jonathan Northcott, Co-Media Editor

January 13, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

The annual International Consumer Electronics Convention (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, is the place for some of the world’s largest, and smallest, tech companies to show off their latest and greatest. The event began on the 6th of January with a blunder by Michael Bay and a plethora of 4K (Super HD)...

A model effort at the MUN Conference

A model effort at the MUN Conference

Grant Johnson, Contributor

January 9, 2014


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  On December 14, debate adviser and social studies teacher Kathy Kirby sent five students--Caitlin Ross ‘17, Gintas Paradie ‘15, Matt Watrous ‘16, Anne Reuter ‘14 and Devin Orr ‘15--to a Model United Nations (MUN) meeting in Danvers, Massachusetts. This meeting was compiled of numerous...

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