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HB’s series of unfortunate events

HB’s series of unfortunate events

Avery Webb, News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under January, News, Showcase

It was a hectic day at HB on Wednesday, January 3, to say the least. This first week back from Christmas break was riddled with two-hour delays, and on Wednesday, the students were released early due to a few mishaps within the building. During sixth period, students began noticing that the water was ...

Make way for midterms

Make way for midterms

Michael Friedman, News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under January, News, Showcase

Midterms have dawned on us again. The finale of the second quarter-- and, the first semester-- comes with a two hour assessment. For some, this either brings a grade boost or presents a half day break, but for others it is a burden of dredging up long-forgotten material for a stressful week. We have r...

Lights, Auditorium, Action!

Lights, Auditorium, Action!

Joseph Schunemann, A&E Editor

January 12, 2018


Filed under January, News, Showcase

This year’s fall play hit an unexpected snare like no other in the history of the theatre department when, leading into the last week of tech rehearsals, the lights for the auditorium completely malfunctioned. Directors Matthew Barbosa and Greg Parker scrambled to make sure that audiences weren’t s...

Public forum and school board presentation

Public forum and school board presentation

Mary Martin, Assistant Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under January, News, Showcase

The Facilities Committee held a second public forum at the high school on Tuesday, Dec. 6, to inform voters and receive input on the proposed changes to facilities. At the event, community members took a tour of the current weight room space. After the tour, a presentation was held in the auditorium, fol...

HB drivers in the snow

HB drivers in the snow

Isabel Keefe, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under January, News, Showcase

Winter is here, and with this comes the need for new student drivers to be extra careful while driving around the Hollis and Brookline back roads. As we have seen so far this year in terms of snowfall, there is no reason for drivers to get too comfortable behind the wheel. Between the most recent thr...

One hat, two hat, red hat, blue hat

One hat, two hat, red hat, blue hat

Joseph Schunemann, Emily Mitchell, Michael Friedman, and Scott VanCoughnett

January 5, 2018


Filed under January, News, Opinion, Splash

One of the most ancient traditions has come to Hollis Brookline at last: Hats. Now that hats are finally welcomed in the building, what hats are different people wearing? And how are they pulling them off? There are many hats on the scene this year, with many shapes and colors catching the eyes of ...

Southern Rock Night

Southern Rock Night

Eleanor Quarles, Co-Editor in Chief

December 12, 2017


Filed under December, News, Showcase

On Friday night, Hollis Brookline students and teachers will be taking to the stage to perform in Southern Rock Night. Although this event is held every year, it always has a different theme. This year’s chosen genre of Southern rock will be a big change from last year’s British Invasion, but it promis...

Red Cross Club Perseveres Despite Blood Drive Difficulties

Red Cross Club Perseveres Despite Blood Drive Difficulties

Isaac Wimmer, Op-Ed Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under News, November

On Nov. 15, the Red Cross Club held their annual blood drive in the mini-gym, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in hopes of receiving lots of donated blood for the American Red Cross to distribute where necessary. The club members themselves helped to check donors in and out of the mini-gym and worked with...

Walkaround at HBHS

Walkaround at HBHS

Mary Martin, Assistant Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under News, November, October, School Remodeling, Showcase

The Facilities Committee hosted a presentation and tour at the high school Monday, October 23 to inform community members of the proposed changes to the campus and the building. At the walkaround tour, visitors were able to see the current conditions of the weight room and mezzanine level storage...

French club attracts crowds for Parler pour Parler

French club attracts crowds for Parler pour Parler

Noah Penasack, News Editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under News, November

French club reaffirmed its popularity on Wednesday, October 25, with their second event of the year: Parler pour Parler. According to Madame Faucher, “Parler pour Parler” roughly translates to “to speak just to speak,” but speaking French isn’t all it involves. The event drew many peopl...

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