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Should music programs have a home in high schools?

Should music programs have a home in high schools?

Elise Dinbergs, Co-A&E Editor

November 4, 2019

At HBHS, band and choir classes are available along with electives such as Music Theory, Guitar and Improv. This allows students to bring out their creative side on their own, even if they don’t want to participate in an ensemble. Given the choice, students are encouraged to use the right side of their ...

Wouldn’t That Be A Treat

Wouldn’t That Be A Treat

Quinten Wimmer, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

Halloween falls on October 31, making every year a mystery as to what day of the week our spooky holiday will fall on. Unfortunately for the class of 2020, Halloween fell on a school night every single year, of this class’s entire high school career. Making it hard for students to fully enjoy the hol...

Too Old To Trick Or Treat?

Too Old To Trick Or Treat?

TJ McKenna, Asst. Sports Editor

October 30, 2019

Let’s take ourselves back a few years, back to one of the biggest days of elementary school: Halloween. We dressed up as our favorite fictional characters and paraded around the school, showing off our costumes to all the parents as they took an unnecessary amount of pictures as we eagerly anticipa...

No good news

No good news

Abi Blasi, Sports Editor

October 23, 2019

With all that goes on in the news it can be hard to see the good in the world, especially for students who know that the events that happen may affect them the most. Things like gun violence, terrorist attacks and global warming can feel like impending doom for today's teens, but how is the news real...

The best way to study for the SATs

The best way to study for the SATs

Hannah Escadon, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

On Oct. 16 the Hollis Brookline High School sophomores and juniors took the PSAT, preparing them to start thinking about studying for the SATs. There are a variety of ways to start studying, from different programs you can do, to quizzing yourself on a website.  For incoming students next year who are new ...

Private School… Is it Worth It?

Private School… Is it Worth It?

Amy Pattelena, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Many private schools claim to offer a “better education” to prospective students; however, public schools have shown that they can give private schools a run for their money.  The National Assessment of Educational Progress released a recent report on student test scores at public and private ...

A new green addition to HBHS

A new green addition to HBHS

Morgan Broadhurst, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Excitement builds within athletes at Hollis Brookline High School as construction continues to move along on the new turf field. The long await for a satisfactory playing field will soon be here, but the other portion of students not participating in sports are left impeded.   After many protracted town meetings in regar...

The Truth About Straight Pride

The Truth About Straight Pride

Emma Stoll, Features Editor

October 7, 2019

It’s August 31, 2019. Around 200 people are gathered in Boston’s Copley Square, sporting a wide assortment of bright outfits, flashy signs and pre-prepared chants. They’re about to march in Boston’s first straight pride parade that will end in City Hall Plaza. This isn’t a scene unfamiliar...

How biased reporting blurs the truth and public opinion

How biased reporting blurs the truth and public opinion

Harry Bates, Asst. Head Editor

September 4, 2019

Living in the “Fake News Era" has transformed the once pleasurable experience of ingesting daily news into a cumbersome burden of deep analysis and constant double-takes. No longer is there a mutual trust between the Press and the general public. Facts are now debated more than ever for their accura...

The Televised Sports War

The Televised Sports War

Kaleigh Whalen, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

For years, people have been sitting in their homes on a cold February night, filled with family, friends and wings. This big event is for the Super Bowl. The NFL is one of the most televised leagues in the country. When was the last time there was a party of the WNBA finals? The way our society has...

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