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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...

MLB rule change

MLB rule change

Sofia Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under March, News, Showcase, Sports

Do you enjoy watching professional baseball on television? If you're not a huge fan of it, there's a change being made for the start of the 2018 Major League Baseball season that may catch your interest. Many have complained about the length of games, so the MLB imposed a new rule that allows only si...

School trips during February break

School trips during February break

Lindsey Wood, staff writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under March, News, Showcase

During February vacation, AP World History students traveled to Greece and Rome to visit ancient landmarks, while Spanish students traveled to Costa Rica for a service trip. Each trip only lasted a quick seven days, but they were trips of a lifetime.    Fifty of this year and last year’s AP Worl...

Cooperative school board-on gun violence

Cooperative school board-on gun violence

Hannah Riseman, Op-Ed Co-Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under February, News

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the HBMS Library, the Hollis Brookline Cooperative School Board held a much-anticipated meeting, the main topic of discussion being the recent school shooting in Florida and its impact on Hollis-Brookline schools. The meeting, which began at 6:00 pm, opened by mentioning the Fl...

This years flu epidemic is far from over, get vaccinated!

This years flu epidemic is far from over, get vaccinated!

Leila Caplan, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under February, News, Showcase

Kyle Baughman, a healthy 21-year-old from Pennsylvania, got home from work one night feeling out of sorts. He the flu, and because he was not vaccinated, he died a few days later. Baughman went into organ failure after contracting the flu, says Jamie Ducharme of TIME magazine. The flu has not yet rea...

Course registration

Course registration

Rowan Gingras, Op-Ed Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under February, News, Showcase

Have you picked from the seemingly-endless list of electives yet? Are you looking forward to spending an evening staring at PowerSchool? Yes, it is that time of year again. From Feb.6-19, course registration for the 2018-2019 school year is open for HBHS students. Course registration is a process in which th...

FIRST Robotics Kickoff 2018

FIRST Robotics Kickoff 2018

Amanda Berthiaume, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under February, News, Showcase

Do you know what the FIRST Robotics 1073 The Force Team is up to now? Recently, they were alerted of the competition game for this year. The game for 2018  is called “FIRST POWER UP,” which is based off the idea of being trapped inside an arcade game. The objective is to gain ownership of the th...

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