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The poster for Trap, the spring play last year. It was pre-recorded and live streamed on YouTube last May. “I think it’s the best we can do under these circumstances. Would I prefer doing in person shows? Yes. We can’t because, you know, we can’t,” says stage manager Jess Hu ‘21.

The Show Must Go On

Caitlin Treacy, A&E Editor November 12, 2020

Despite the many obstacles that the coronavirus pandemic has created, the theater program is still going strong, even though it’s being conducted over Zoom. Starting with the cancelation of The Music...

Hollis-Brookline musicians perform at a socially distanced concert at Nichols Field this summer. “It was a lot of hard work, but it paid off,” said drummer Miles Montgomery, ‘21 (pictured back-middle). Musicians have been hard-pressed to find opportunities where they can perform due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Music Scene of Quarantine

Alex Tisa, Head Editor November 9, 2020

COVID-19 has affected many different aspects of our lives, but one that isn't considered very often is live music. Live music is vital to many, and it plays a significant role in HB student culture. Without...

This remote learning space belongs to Ava Chretien, who just recently switched to remote on the switch day. The setup aids her in continuing to learn just like she would if she was in-person. “As far as education goes, I believe the HBHS teachers have been doing a really good job at keeping remote students involved during classes,” said Chretien.

How the Class of 2022 are Handling Remote Learning

Lauren Rogers, Features Editor November 9, 2020

At HB, the first remote/in-person switch day happened on Tuesday, Oct. 13. The switch day allows students to switch between in-person and remote only on that day, but the real surprise was that more students...

Sean Tisa, guitarist, plays a Blind Melon song with his band. Backed by Miles Montgomery 22’, Helene McNabb 22’, Ian McNabb 20’ and Mary Martin 20’, Sean knew this song was one for the ages. “No Rain by Blind Melon was for sure my favorite. We played that at 90s night,” said Tisa.

Virtual Guitar Night 2020

Josh Parr, Sports Editor November 6, 2020

As the Class of 2020 reached the end of their High School career at HB, the many musically inclined students were disappointed by the cancellation of their last Guitar Night. But, in times of pain, Eric...

Here at HBHS, this is a typical homework assignment from an AP level class. The amount of homework a student has can have disastrous effects on their health and sleep schedule. “Kids shouldn’t be given more than two hours of homework a day, [preferably] one hour a day outside of school,” said Christina Ellis.

How Does Homework Affect a High School Student’s Sleep Schedule?

Elise Dinbergs, Co-A&E Editor November 26, 2019

The average high school student struggles to find time in the day to balance their homework and extracurricular activities, which can often have a negative impact on them. For those attempting to find...

The boys of the Hollis Brookline football team fought hard at the DII NHIAA Football Championship. This was the football team’s first appearance in the championship game. “I felt like it was a great end to one of the most fun seasons I’ve ever played,” said Parr.

Football Champions

Amanda Brown, Op-Ed Editor November 25, 2019

After a grueling game against three-time champion Plymouth Regional High School, Hollis Brookline put up a vicious fight. Even with the rain pelting down, there was no stopping the HB football team, nor...

Stores boast high savings on Black Friday to entice consumers into buying more. Small businesses lose out from holidays like Black Friday that promote large corporations that can afford to significantly markdown their produces, which ultimately draws in more revenue if they’re successful. “It’s [mostly just] big businesses trying to go out there on Black Friday to get extra sales,” said Jade Weaver ‘21.

What’s the deal with Black Friday?

Megan Strecker, Web Editor November 21, 2019

One of the most chaotic days of the retail calendar and an anticipated “holiday” for large corporations, Black Friday, is impending. This money-maker holiday is well established in American culture,...

A student throwing a water bottle in the last available recycling bin. Helping Hollis Brookline get back to being green is a priority in the minds of many teachers and students.“It’s a small thing, but it has a big impact on our school and the environment,” said Kathryn Fry ‘20.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle?

Abi Blasi, Sports Editor November 20, 2019

The environment is a prominent topic in the news these days, and anything that we can do, big or small, can be beneficial. Recycling all your paper and plastic at home and at school is a good start. But...

The H.B.D.S. Warriors look ahead to the upcoming 2019-2020 season with high expectations. The Warriors finished 9-9 last year, but have already started their preseason captain’s practices to improve this year and have their best season in team history. “I hope to lead my team to another playoff berth and maybe win that playoff game,” said Chris Slater ‘20, “Last year, we came really close, we lost in double overtime in the first round, but I expect more this year, and I’ll put it on myself to make that happen.”

Preseason Puck

TJ McKenna, Asst. Sports Editor November 20, 2019

All athletes know how important the preseason is to the success of their regular season. Countless hours in the gym and extra work before the season begins can give teams an advantage, and the edge that...

These drinks are new additions to the Hollis-Brookline High School’s cafeteria. The Ice caffeinated drinks and cold brew coffee have been flying off of the shelves for the past two weeks. However, according to King, the Snapple that has been offered contains caffeine as well.

Over Caffeinated

Amanda Brown, Op-Ed Editor November 20, 2019

Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, there are new drinks that line the shelves of the refrigerators in the cafeteria. These new drinks consist of  Ice’s sparkling caffeinated drinks, as well as...

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