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Sweater weather: Teacher edition

Sweater weather: Teacher edition

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

December 22, 2018


Filed under December, News, Showcase

Yesterday, December  21, 2018, staff members across every department joined forces in the ultimate holiday sweater take-over. In order to incorporate the student body, the staff decided to turn it into a twinning scavenger hunt. Throughout the day, students had to find the teacher pairs with mat...

The art of poetry and oratory: Poetry Out Loud 2018

The art of poetry and oratory: Poetry Out Loud 2018

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under December, News, Showcase

On Dec. 18, Hollis Brookline High School held its annual Poetry Out Loud competition, a national poetry recitation contest, complete with ten contestants from across all four grades. The well attended event filled the auditorium with a sea of applause for the entirety of fifth period, celebrating th...

HB The Change initiates Challenge Day

HB The Change initiates Challenge Day

Emmie White, Assistant Head Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under December, News, Showcase

On Dec. 6, 100 HBHS students, all of varying grades, will participate in the first HBHS Challenge Day which was organized by club HB The Change.   With headquarters located in California, Challenge Day is an organization that travels internationally, establishing in- school field trips in an att...

Thank you, Local Veterans

Thank you, Local Veterans

Emmie White and Mark Labak

November 14, 2018


Filed under News, November, Showcase

Every year at Hollis-Brookline, the Homefront Club welcomes veterans from around the community to honor them at a school-wide assembly. The veterans and active duty military are recognized for their service and honored at a school-wide assembly and luncheon, courtesy of the Homefront Club. The Home...

World History gone international (again!)

World History gone international (again!)

Ian Babcock, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, October, Showcase

Over April Vacation of 2019, Hollis Brookline High School students will embark on a journey halfway across the globe for a trip they will never forget  These students will be accompanied by: Christina Ellis and Jennifer Given, both history teachers, and other HBHS teachers. They will travel to major histo...

Trick or treat? Popcorn or caramel apples?

Trick or treat? Popcorn or caramel apples?

Avery Desruisseau, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under News, October, Showcase

It's that time of year! Fresh, crisp, tart apples are slathered in sticky, sweet caramel; and if you're lucky, the beautifully glazed apples might be adorned with a coat of sprinkles or maybe even M&Ms. Yum! As a student, if you're interested in one of these sweet treats, then keep reading. Starting...

Apple’s Newest Technology

Apple’s Newest Technology

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under News

One of the most highly anticipated events in technology every year is the announcement of new devices from Apple. This year, on Sept. 12, multiple new devices were introduced. These included three new iPhones: the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max, and the iPhone XR, and a new Apple Watch.   T...

HB tackles distracted driving

HB tackles distracted driving

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, October, Showcase

On Sept. 19 and 26, HB students from all grades took part in two different field trips focused around preventing distracted driving. The first was a distracted driving simulation held outside of the high school, and the second was a conference on distracted driving in Concord.   The Augme...

Last week’s Massachusetts house fires

Last week’s Massachusetts house fires

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under News, October, Showcase

Three towns in the Merrimack Valley area, 40 minutes away from HBHS and just over the Massachusetts state line, have been put into state of emergency by Governor Charlie Baker due to gas fires that destroyed homes. One person has been killed, and 20 have been injured in this event. The only death was ...

Introducing: The Harvest Dance

Introducing: The Harvest Dance

Emmie White, Assistant Head Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under News, September, Showcase

The Homecoming Dance at Hollis Brookline High School has never been much of a hit. In years past, it’s been overshadowed by sports, clubs, and other events like Old Homes Day. This year’s Homecoming Dance was set to be hosted on Saturday, Sept. 29. However, the Homecoming Dance has been cancelled, as an...

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