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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...

Farm fresh Fridays

Farm fresh Fridays

Emily Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under News, October, Showcase

October is a wonderful month, featuring Halloween, fall, and pumpkin-spiced everything; but did you know it’s National Farm to School Month? “Farm to School” is a partnership program dedicated to bringing in local foods from nearby farms for students to eat in the cafeteria. Hollis Brookline is ...

Coffee Diem: Siege the Day

Coffee Diem: Siege the Day

Joseph Schunemann, A&E Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, October

This Friday yields one of the most exciting and anticipated in-school events of the year, the AP Physics I Trebuchet day. Every year, the physics students of Hollis Brookline High School lay awake in their beds on treb day eve, listening for the sound of the *clop clop clop* of trebuchet wheels moving on ...

Homecoming tradition continues to entertain

Homecoming tradition continues to entertain

Isaac Wimmer, Op-Ed Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, October, Showcase

This year’s Homecoming festivities were a blowout success, with higher attendance among both upper and lower classmen, quality concessions, and genuinely good spirits all around. The event ran from 7-10 p.m. in the mini-gym, with concessions situated in the main gym. The music was provided by stude...

Pablo pays HB a visit

Pablo pays HB a visit

Avery Webb, Assistant Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Features, October

It’s not everyday that students learning Spanish get to speak face-to-face with a Spanish student their age. Earlier this school year, however, students were able to do just that when Spanish teacher Kristen Roy brought her 16-year old Spanish exchange student, Pablo, with her to school. He is a par...

You Won’t BELIEVE What Student Council is up to!

You Won’t BELIEVE What Student Council is up to!

Patrick Grimes, Humor Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, October

Student council: a group that often goes overlooked by the student body at large, yet they are at the core of all that goes on for their class, especially  senior year. Without the Student Council, though, many of the essential parts of senior year would not happen: prom, senior trips, and the senior pr...

Student designs an aquaponic garden for local greenhouse

Student designs an aquaponic garden for local greenhouse

Patrick Bloniasz, Co-Editor in Chief

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, October, Showcase

In the spirit of intellectual curiosity and innovation, two of the core values at Hollis Brookline High School, Jack Aldana-Proulx ‘18 is in the works of designing and implementing an aquaponic garden in Hollis Brookline Middle School’s new greenhouse over the ‘17-’18 academic year. Using Senior Que...

What’s afoot?

What’s afoot?

Nick Franzini, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under A & E, October

The theater department at HBHS is working as hard as they can to prepare for one of their most ambitious shows yet. This November, in the theme of a murder mystery, the performance of “The Game’s Afoot” will take place. This play is a Sherlock Holmes murder mystery, with a healthy dose of humor an...

Should teens have money in investments?

Should teens have money in investments?

Noah Penasack, News Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, October

According to Business Insider, significantly fewer millennials have money in investments than previous generations. It is unclear whether teens will continue this trend. According to CNN Money, one in two Americans invest in the stock market directly, through mutual funds or Exchange Traded Fund...

Hollis family readies their second college athlete

Hollis family readies their second college athlete

Scott VanCoughnett, Features Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, October, Uncategorized

The Cavaliers have had some great student athletes over the years, and for the second time, Hollis Brookline has another soccer player from the soccer-focused and athletic Brackett family looking to play in college. Hollis Brookline’s Jonathan “JB” Brackett ‘18 is in contact with multiple col...

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