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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...

Home for the ‘Robolidays’

Home for the ‘Robolidays’

Joseph Schunemann, A&E Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Features, October

Every year the First Organization, the company in charge of the robotics organization among other educational opportunities for students, releases the theme for the year’s robotics competition in bite-sized bits, much to the excitement of the members of the league. This year has been no different. ...

Time for a change?

Time for a change?

Patrick Grimes, Humor Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under October, Opinion

With the advent of a later start time and the abolition of the hat rule, HBHS is in for a time of great reform. In one way or another, many students are clamoring for changes to the school. A handful of students offered their input on any changes that they want made to the school.       The s...

From ruckus to caucus

From ruckus to caucus

Michael Friedman, News Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Features, October

In one of the most politically charged years seen in modern American history, it’s no wonder that some students felt the desire to sit down and simply discuss just what is going on in our society. Which is exactly what three sophomores decided to do. Mary Martin, Lily Coady, and Victoria Bruzik...

Trebuchet Day is coming

Trebuchet Day is coming

Emily Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017


Filed under Features, October

Throughout the months of September and October, students in every Physics class participate in what is referred to as the Trebuchet Project. This project involves designing and building a trebuchet, which can throw any item with an unidentified amount of weight. Every year, physics students team up ...

“Lad in a Battle” visits HBHS

“Lad in a Battle” visits HBHS

Patrick Bloniasz, News Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, October

On Oct. 10, students at Hollis Brookline High School gathered to listen to James Orrigo, founder and CEO of “Lad in a Battle”, during sixth period in the community auditorium. The motivational presentation focused on encouraging students at HBHS to take negative situations in life and turn them into posi...

A run for Us

A run for Us

Adam McQuilkin, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, October

On Thursday September 28th, 148 teachers and staff from across the district came together to participate in the first annual 2Run5k, a road race held on the HBHS campus. The race, a new addition to the community calendar, was created as a way to raise money in support for local charities, encouragin...

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