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Freshman backpacks: still a reality?

Freshman backpacks: still a reality?

Grace Santoski, Staff Writer

October 8, 2016


Filed under Features, October, Showcase

Freshmen have always carried the stereotype of having “freshman backpacks,” which is when they load all of their school supplies in their packs resulting in the bags being twice their size. Freshmen are always worried about getting to class on time, so they never think they have time to go to their l...

Politicorner: meet the third-party candidates

Politicorner: meet the third-party candidates

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor

October 6, 2016


Filed under October, Opinion, Showcase

America’s two-party system never stopped those outside of the parties from trying to win the presidency. Third-party candidates have been involved in American elections almost as long as the two-party system has existed. Federalists and Democratic-Republicans have wrestled for control, Democrats and Nati...

Book Nook: Popular by Maya Van Wagenen

Book Nook: Popular by Maya Van Wagenen

Nicole Poitras, A & E Editor, Blogger

October 23, 2015


Filed under October, Opinion

In her witty memoir, 16-year-old Maya Van Wagenen tells of her eighth grade quest to go from socially awkward nerd to popularity princess; but she doesn’t do so in the typical fashion. At least, not in modern fashion. Maya unearths a popularity guide from the 1950’s written by then-model Bett...

First meet of the season for our Math Team

First meet of the season for our Math Team

Emma Dougherty, News Editor

October 22, 2015


Filed under News, October, Showcase

  Wednesday, October 21st 2015, the Hollis Brookline High School Math Team  traveled to Keene High School with a 1:15pm dismissal time. This was the first meet of the season for our Math Team. Monthly math meets will take place on Wednesdays from October to February, yielding a total of five...

Recycling’s back!

Recycling’s back!

Terésa Randlett, Editor in Chief

October 21, 2015


Filed under News, October, Showcase

It’s back. No longer should kids be searching to shoot their empty water bottles in a black trashcan, but rather, look out for the green bin. After several years of inactivity from the Green Group, the club devoted to all things eco-friendly, within the Hollis Brookline High School community, they’re...

Small garden, big crowd

Small garden, big crowd

Curtis Newton, Staff Writer

October 20, 2015


Filed under News, October

If you’ve ever sat outside for lunch, chances are you’ve noticed the small garden off in the corner. If you weren’t paying attention, though, you might not have seen it. “It’s pretty small…” said Brandon Fox ‘16. Despite the garden’s small size, quite a bit of effort went into compl...

Why make the change?

Why make the change?

Nick Napior, Staff Writer

October 20, 2015


Filed under News, October, Showcase

March of 2016, College Board is making major changes to the SAT regarding scoring, format, and timing. This is making many students ask themselves; why make the change? Changes to the SAT include no penalty for a wrong answer, the test is out of 1600 points, and now the essay is optional; so it i...

The Green Group is back and ready to recycle

The Green Group is back and ready to recycle

Stephanie Buchanan, Staff Writer

October 20, 2015


Filed under News, October

Seven years later, Hollis Brookline has brought back the Green Group, thanks to Maryanne Rotelli, a biology teacher here at HB. The club meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month in room 309 and addresses issues within our school that can help the environment. The current issues that ...

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

Emma Dougherty, News Editor

October 10, 2015


Filed under News, October, Showcase

The annual spring school wide walk is coming around again at Hollis Brookline High School, except now it is going to be taking place in fall. This year, the walk will be held on October 22, 2015, to kick off Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week is intended to raise the awareness of students to making...

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