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Classes fundraise at Old Home Days

Classes fundraise at Old Home Days

Eleanor Quarles, Co-Editor in Chief

October 12, 2017


Filed under Features, October

On the morning of Saturday, September 16, members of HBHS’ student council were out on Nichols Field, setting up class booths for Old Home Days. Every year, each class runs a fundraiser at the popular town festival in order to raise money for future events.   The freshman class held a 50/50 raffle, rais...

Accel classes: take the fast lane or the scenic route?

Accel classes: take the fast lane or the scenic route?

Adriana Radosavljevic, Copy Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under October, Opinion, Showcase

Starting freshman year, students are bombarded with class options. Chemistry or Biology? Spanish II or Latin I? Regular, Honors, or AP English Literature?  For many students, deciding what level to take for each class is the most difficult part of choosing. Balancing homework and projects with everyda...

Working in and out of school

Working in and out of school

Megan Gialluca, Features Editor

October 24, 2016


Filed under October, Opinion, Showcase

High school: the preliminary step before college, which is the preliminary step before the working world. However, some students, myself included, are one step ahead and have already found their first jobs during their time at Hollis Brookline. High school jobs have surprisingly become a big part of students...

Spotlight on Senior Quest: Drew Gillis tackles his project

Spotlight on Senior Quest: Drew Gillis tackles his project

Megan Gialluca, Features Editor

October 21, 2016


Filed under Features, October, Showcase

When senior year begins for Hollis Brookline students, the race to find a career path is on. Even though some seniors know exactly what they want to do with their time after high school, it can still be very hard for students to gain experience in their potential field. To help these students through ...

Google Classroom: The other realm

Google Classroom: The other realm

Adriana Radosavljevic, Copy Editor

October 20, 2016


Filed under October, Opinion, Showcase

Google Classroom is an online forum that allows teachers to electronically post assignments, create announcements, and communicate with students. Despite a few problems, the site has gotten many positive reviews since it was first introduced to Hollis Brookline at the beginning of last school year. ...

Maggie O’Hara: behind the scenes

Maggie O’Hara: behind the scenes

Kat Pellerin, Op/Ed Editor

October 18, 2016


Filed under Features, October, Showcase

The majority of people at Hollis Brookline High School know Maggie O’Hara, whether as a colleague, friend, student, peer, or all of the above. But for those who don’t know her, or have only heard of her, she is our esteemed student body president.   O’Hara is what people would call a “rena...

Introducing new teachers

Introducing new teachers

Kailah Cox, Staff Writer

October 15, 2016


Filed under Features, October, Showcase

As the 2016 school year starts here at Hollis-Brookline High School, three new teachers and one administrator have been welcomed into the community: Heather Deegan, Gregory Parker, Audra Saunders, and Ass’t. Administrator Amanda Zeller. Amanda Zeller is the new assistant administrator at the school. ...

Life after high school

Life after high school

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under Features, October, Showcase

For the Class of 2017, senior year is just beginning. Many students need to think about what they want to do post-high school. The majority of the class will attend college, though some may find themselves in the workforce, and others in the military. However, the big question on everyone’s mind i...

Join the “write” club

Join the “write” club

Max MacLeod, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Features, October, Showcase

At Hollis Brookline High School, it seems that there is a club for everyone. For the science types, the Robotics Club or Chemistry Club are fantastic options. For the bookworms out there, the Book Club is something worth looking into.   But what about those who have a strong passion for writing? Is t...

Homecoming a “smashing success,” say senior class advisors

Homecoming a “smashing success,” say senior class advisors

Kat Pellerin, Op/Ed Editor

October 13, 2016


Filed under Features, October, Showcase

Hollis Brookline’s Homecoming Dance was a great time had by all. With the changes in attire, from costumes to semi-formal, attendance skyrocketed at the dance on Friday, September 24.   Not only did everyone look fancy, but the music was terrific. DJ Buckles, a new addition to the event, w...

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