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Wintertime activities

Wintertime activities

Nick Franzini, Staff Writer

November 24, 2017


Filed under November, Opinion

With winter just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to reflect on all the fun activities the season has to offer. Many people enjoy some part of winter here in New England, whether it be an outdoor winter sport, playing in the snow, or just sitting around the fire, enjoying the company of others....

Is Christmas music before Thanksgiving acceptable?

Is Christmas music before Thanksgiving acceptable?

Noah Penasack, News Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under November, Opinion

The air gets colder, fallen leaves cover the ground, and Christmas decorations begin to come out; Americans associate this time with holiday cheer, while others endure holiday agitation. The holidays are a cherished time of year, from holiday shopping to Christmas cookies and candy canes. Perhaps the mo...

Shows you should watch this winter

Shows you should watch this winter

Mark Labak, Assistant Sports Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under A & E, November, Showcase

It’s almost the holiday season, and sometimes there’s no better antidote to the harsh weather than movies and television. Netflix offers thousands of movies and shows, but it’s not always everyone’s first choice with the likes of television giants such as Game of Thrones streaming through HB...

Frank Pugh makes Jazz All-State

Frank Pugh makes Jazz All-State

Isaac Wimmer, Opinion Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Features, November, Showcase

Frank Pugh ‘18 has been singing since the 5th grade; however, he has never been privy to such accolades as his recent acceptance into Choral Jazz All-State. He auditioned his sophomore year as well, but did not make it then. With respect to what he did differently this year to optimize potential for ...

The new trainer

The new trainer

Lexie Vachon, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under November, Showcase, Sports

For the 2017-2018 school year, Hollis Brookline High School has a new athletic trainer. Michael Thompson, more commonly known as Mike,  is the first full time trainer here at HBHS. Mike is a great new asset to Hollis Brookline as he specializes in strength training. Mike graduated from the University of Southe...

A shift in education: independent learning

A shift in education: independent learning

Patrick Bloniasz, Co-Editor in Chief

November 20, 2017


Filed under November, Opinion, Showcase

It isn’t rare to read clickbait headlines when it comes to educational reform, whether it be a new technology, a new program, or changing school start times. Through all the noise, one of the few shifts taking place that deserves special attention is the idea of independent, student-led learning. Over the ...

Booster Club Ski Swap

Booster Club Ski Swap

Mary Martin, Assistant Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Features, November, Showcase

The Hollis-Brookline Athletic Booster Club (HBABC) will be hosting their biggest event of the year, the Ski Swap, from Nov. 22-26 at Nashua High School South. The event, which normally brings in upwards of $20,000, will raise money for the athletic teams at HB. The HBABC is a non-profit organization that ...

Girls volleyball brings home another title

Girls volleyball brings home another title

Avery Webb, Assistant Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under November, Showcase, Sports

In a rematch of the 2015 Division 1 volleyball championship, the Hollis Brookline Girls Volleyball Team defeated Bishop Guertin once again at Pinkerton Academy on November 4 to become Division 1 champions. Finishing the season 21-0 with only two total set losses, the girls won their 3rd-straight ...

HB Honors Choir brings their voices to Plymouth State

HB Honors Choir brings their voices to Plymouth State

Eleanor Quarles, Co-Editor in Chief

November 18, 2017


Filed under A & E, November

On Thursday, Nov. 2, the Hollis Brookline Honors Choir attended the All New England Choral Festival at Plymouth State University. The event consisted of 350 voices from around New England, performing Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace. This year marked the 40th anniversary of the festiva...

From groovy jams to big-band swing: Fall concert

From groovy jams to big-band swing: Fall concert

Nick Franzini, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under A & E, November

On October the 26, the Hollis Brookline music department put on it’s annual fall show, featuring performances from the Concert, Jazz, and Honors Choirs, as well as from both the Concert, Jazz, and Honors Jazz bands. Being both a stressful and busy time of the academic year, the fall shows aren’...

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