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Politicorner: a letter to the President-elect

Politicorner: a letter to the President-elect

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor

November 21, 2016

To the President-elect, You won! You will be the 45th President of the United States. Congratulations. Why don’t we have a chat while we wait for your inauguration? Objectively, I’m impressed. For someone like you--with no political background and no public offices held--to come out of nowh...

Behind the lunch counter

The lunch counter before 4th period starts...

Kailah Cox, Staff writer

November 19, 2016

When the class of 2017 came to Hollis Brookline High School, the format of lunch changed for good. Cookies for just one dollar that were the size of a fairly large donut stopped being sold. School lunch is now all whole wheat products and prices are increasing. Changes were made as part of Michelle O...

Politicorner: the election

Politicorner: the election

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor

November 18, 2016

That was certainly interesting. Let’s start with the news everyone probably already knows: Donald Trump is going to be the 45th President of the United States in a stunning upset election. Trump carried all expected Republican states, plus the swing states of Ohio, North Carolina, Florida, Pennsy...

Inside the life of a veteran

Richard Winslow is one of the many veterans honored today.

Kat Pellerin, Megan Gialluca, Colin Loftus, and Kailah Cox

November 11, 2016

On this Veteran’s Day, it’s important to remember the reason Americans observe this national holiday. Not to be confused with Memorial Day, a holiday to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and died for our country, Veteran’s Day is a time to recognize those who have taken on the res...

Getting ready to honor our veterans

Getting ready to honor our veterans

Max MacLeod, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

Every year, the Hollis Brookline Homefront Club welcomes local veterans of both towns to the Veterans Day assembly. Homefront has been working tirelessly since October to get everything ready for this year’s festivities. When the veterans first arrive at school on November 9, they will be greete...

Officer Bergeron wins community policing award

Officer Bergeron wins community policing award

Mario Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor

November 7, 2016

Whether you see him around the school, in his office, or patrolling the streets, Master Patrol Officer and School Resource Officer (SRO) Rick Bergeron works to keep the Hollis Brookline community safe. Bergeron has been an SRO for five years and a police officer for 17 years. Many stop by his office ...

All about Improv

All about Improv

Kat Pellerin, Op/Ed Editor

November 3, 2016

[aesop_video align="center" src="vimeo" id="190105700" loop="on" autoplay="on" controls="on" viewstart="on" viewend="on"] Hollis Brookline’s Improv II class, instructed by choir and theater director Matthew Barbosa, put on an uproarious performance on October 14--their first show of the year. With fr...

Are you getting enough sleep?

Johanna Golden (left) and Katie Souza (right) are tired after a long night of homework.

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

Sleep deprivation can hinder the ability to remember, process, and write. The majority of high schoolers do not get enough sleep, and therefore have trouble learning. According to Jane Bianchi, who wrote the article The Teen Who Woke Up Her School, sleep deprivation is because of a growth hormone, whi...

Injuries in high school sports

Injuries in high school sports

Liam Flaherty, Bret Belden, and Wyatt Farwell

December 10, 2015

Injuries in high school sports come in all different levels of severity, from minor bruises and abrasions to the possibility of instantaneous or slow and painful death. Each sport comes with its own unique risks. What are the risks for the sport that you play? With every sport at any level, whether...

Donating for a cause

Donating for a cause

Caroline Kroeger, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015

HBHS students are saving lives today! Starting this morning at 8 A.M. and lasting until 1 P.M., the HBHS Red Cross Club is hosting a blood drive in the mini gym. The blood donated today will be given to local blood banks to help those in need. How do you get involved? There are forms that are accessible...

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