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Can we produce productivity?

Sean Tisa, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

Imagine this: you sit down after a day at school, ready to knock out your homework and have the rest of the night to do as you please. You take out your paper, ready to work, and suddenly your phone...

The Importance of Being a Polyglot

Hannah Escandon, Head Editor May 25, 2021

At least once a week, Spanish music fills the first floor hallway, painting a vivid picture of Spanish culture through common verbs and adjectives. Students at Hollis Brookline High School have the opportunity...

Some students personally think that finals are a good way to prepare for upcoming classes. “I personally don't really want finals as they aren't exactly enjoyable, but I feel like they also offer a lot of reason to study therefore maybe absorb a lot of information before taking harder classes next year,” said Abby Haskel ‘23.

Finals are Cancelled

Sehar Gogia, Staff Writer May 12, 2021

As the end of the school year comes closer, students usually have to take finals. The pandemic caused finals last year to be dropped as well as midterms this year. Principal Rick Barnes has determined...

Is it finally over?

Is it finally over?

Morgan Broadhurst, Staff Writer May 5, 2021

Looking back on what feels like decades ago, the situation the world was quickly thrown into seemed as if it was never going to come to an end. News of hundreds and thousands of deaths everyday for countries...

People everywhere struggle with allergies, and sensitivities. Many food product brands have started creating items that guarantee allergy safety, and no cross contamination. Restaurants though, are not always ensured to be safe. If allergies are a worry, it is important to be cautious. 
“(F)or the millions of Americans with severe life-threatening food allergies, dining out can feel like a minefield.”(CNN)

Dining with an allergy

Grace Sheehy, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

It was five o’clock, my family and I were getting ready to go out to dinner for my sister's 10th birthday. Following our tradition, she got to pick the restaurant. Not thinking much of it, I hopped in...

An almost emptied street in one of Vietnam’s tourist hubs, Nha Trang, located around 275 miles from Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon). In 2018, Nha Trang welcomed over 6.3 million tourists. “The motto is, let’s take action one step earlier. Correct and early action will prevent losses in life and health…” said one of Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Ministers, Vũ Đức Đam.

Should the United States take inspiration from Vietnam’s COVID-19 Response?

Noah Doran , Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Under the red and yellow flags of the Southeast Asian country of Vietnam, only 35 people have died from COVID-19. In the United States, people have trouble understanding that a country with over 96 million...

BTS members embrace into a group hug after receiving their first ever Daesang [Grand Prize] for Album of the Year at the 2016 Melon Music Awards. This was a huge milestone for the group that marked a day in history for BTS and BTS ARMY. Almost all of the members cried tears of joy. “This is really the biggest award we got since our debut,” said RM during the acceptance speech of this award.

“Dynamite” GRAMMY Loss has Caused Quite an Explosion for BTS ARMY

Grace Blaisdell, Staff Writer April 5, 2021

The night of the GRAMMYs was March 14, 2021. At the end of the award ceremony, BTS fans (known as the BTS ARMY) were disappointed to see BTS’ 2020 hit “Dynamite” lose a GRAMMY to “Rain on Me”...

 On The Border, a well-known restaurant chain, can be hit or miss-- just like every restaurant. Management is an important part of succeeding in the food industry. “An owner must accept change and listen to feedback from employees in order to make changes that will lead to the betterment of the business,” said Moscatelli.

A Restaurant’s Red Flags

Caroline Clark , Staff Writer March 31, 2021

It was six o’clock on a Friday evening. A coupon from the local newspaper had lured my family to eat at a small restaurant on the other side of town. As I pulled into the lot, I noticed a single red...

MUN is open to all students who are interested in debate and learning about different countries around the world in a political and economical setting. Josh Hill, Hollis Brookline senior, plans on participating in Model United Nations in college. “I did overall enjoy the experience because there was a lot of debating and good discussion,” said Hill. For more information about MUN, click here.

Who knew HB had MUN?

Hannah Escandon, Head Editor March 8, 2021

Students at Hollis Brookline High School, amongst other students from all over the world, participate in after school activities for a variety of reasons. Whether they participate in Student Council for...


Students at HB reflect on the year 2020 and recount their experiences. With 2020 being a year full of challenges, most are happy to have it over with. “I wish that we could just scratch that from our years,” said Caylin Grove ‘21.

Hindsight 2020

Kaitlyn Ferdinand, Head Editor January 29, 2021

As we dive headfirst into the year 2021, let us take a moment to look back on the previous year.   The year 2020 had a good start. “My favorite part was January when everything was kind of...

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