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Another year of a cappella

Another year of a cappella

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Features, October, Showcase

Walking through the halls of Hollis Brookline High School early in the morning on a PLC Friday, you may hear distant voices singing and humming from the choir room. That’s the sound of Fermata Nowhere, HBHS’s student-led a cappella club. The club has regrouped and refocused for another year of music-m...

Before you hit share

Before you hit share

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, October, Raise Your Voice, HB, Showcase

Today, thanks to the increase in access to a continuous stream of digital updates, false information can be widely shared with a ripple-like effect. All it takes is one click to send falsified news or events into the void of the internet, potentially sparking mass confusion and chaos. In order to become t...

Last week’s Massachusetts house fires

Last week’s Massachusetts house fires

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under News, October, Showcase

Three towns in the Merrimack Valley area, 40 minutes away from HBHS and just over the Massachusetts state line, have been put into state of emergency by Governor Charlie Baker due to gas fires that destroyed homes. One person has been killed, and 20 have been injured in this event. The only death was ...

I’m a Democrat…and I agree with Ben Carson

I’m a Democrat…and I agree with Ben Carson

Noah Penasack, Op-Ed Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, October, Opinion, Politics, Showcase

In this era of extreme political polarization, it is important to be able to recognize when an opponent introduces a motion that deserves bipartisan support. Last month, Ben Carson made an appeal to American cities and towns to reduce neighborhood zoning regulations (rules that restrict what types...

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...

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