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And your president is…Oprah?

In two years time the “I voted” stickers will be handed back out. Will you be voting for Oprah if she runs? Take the poll to vote and see what your classmates think!

Joe Messina, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

Yes, you read that right. At the Golden Globes Sunday Jan 7, Oprah stole the show for many reasons. Now, everyone is speculating that the TV Host will run for president in 2020 after her intense speech at the awards ceremony. Oprah has had an incredible career in entertainment. She has made an impact ...

Dressing in black at Golden Globes

Standing together on the Red Carpet, actresses dressed in black show support for one another. “We want diversity, we want intersectional gender parity, we want equal pay,” told Debra Messing.

Grace Straka, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

On January 7, 2018, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, the Golden Globes were held to recognize achievement in film and American television. Unlike usual, though, there were no “Best Dressed” lists, and instead, actors and actresses dressed in black to stand in solidarity with sexual assault victims in ...

HB’s series of unfortunate events

Sitting dormant after erupting with water on January 3, the sinks in the science classroom are now fixed and working. It was an unfortunate coincidence that the water was not working at the time of the charger’s explosion. “I had to put snow on my hand to help with the burn,” said India Bremer ‘21.

Avery Webb, News Editor

January 29, 2018

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

Students at HB gear up for midterms. Some stress, others relax, but most would rather not take them at all. Even still, most of HB anticipates studying, even if only for an hour. “I am confident, but I still get the feeling that I am not fully prepared,” said Maxim Desyatov ‘21.

Michael Friedman, News Editor

January 29, 2018

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!

Freshly repaired lights grace the HB stage, hub for the award-winning theatre and music departments of HB, as well as home to the community meetings that drive forward the ingenuity of the school and its impact on the town. “Infrastructure wise we’re behind, all the minds in the building are light years ahead of where we actually are,” said Barnes, referencing his hopes for a more supported future of strong technology, infrastructure and facilities.

Joseph Schunemann, A&E Editor

January 12, 2018

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

Superintendent Andrew Corey delivers a presentation on the current conditions and the proposed changes to the facilities. He answered questions from the audience.

Mary Martin, Assistant Editor

January 11, 2018

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

Although the fresh snow makes the streets look pretty, it has been causing dangerous road conditions for students at Hollis Brookline.

Isabel Keefe, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018

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

Camden Guay ‘20  models his wonderful baseball cap. Guay is a big fan of the new tolerance for headwear throughout the building, and loves being able to express his enthusiasm for the Chicago Cubs baseball team. Hats make all people come together as one.

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

January 5, 2018

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

One of the many posters up in the halls and classrooms promotes the upcoming event. There looks to be a lot of great acts on Friday night. Sam Randlett ‘18 claims, ”it’s going to be a fun night, and it will be even [more fun] if you bring friends with you.”

Eleanor Quarles, Co-Editor in Chief

December 12, 2017

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

Blood is essential to everyday life. “The work of the volunteers there was very nice and efficient” said blood donor Cam Dryer ‘18. Hopefully the blood drive remains successful in the years to come.

Isaac Wimmer, Op-Ed Editor

November 29, 2017

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...

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