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The Hollis Brookline Softball Team is having one of their best seasons in years. Junior Emily Sartell said, “I think when we put our minds to it, we begin to see our true success as a team”.

Did Someone Say Comeback?

Adam Razzaboni, Sports Editor May 14, 2021

In an entertaining comeback win, the Hollis Brookline Softball Team improved to a 5-2 season record. The girls found themselves down early, but they were able to comeback and to secure the win against...

In the past, AP courses were not offered to many students. Now, AP classes are becoming a place where everyone is welcome. “I think that it is good that Mrs. Spargo got recognition for the effort she puts into making her classes an inclusive place, and that all of the female students got recognition for their hard work, but I don't think that it will change anything about female representation in the Computer Science Department. I think that the performance of various female computer science students speaks for itself,” said Jesse.

AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

Sehar Gogia, Staff Writer May 12, 2021

Towards the end of 2020, Hollis Brookline High School won the Advanced Placement Computer Science Female Diversity Award. This award not only recognizes the AP Computer Science classes but also recognizes...

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...

“Erik Keldsen ‘21 warms up for the new volleyball season during tryouts.”

Men’s Volleyball: the return of spring sports

Gage McElroy, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

It’s finally spring, which welcomes the 2021 season of spring sports. HB has many clubs and teams to offer, but a team in the spotlight is the men’s volleyball team led by sibling coaches Ed Leonard...

Hollis-Brooklines Rick Barnes was named principal of the year by the New Hampshire Association of school principals. “He never backs down from a challenge-keeping our school open during a pandemic, fighting for what students need-he never brushes anything under the rug, stated by students from the NHASP article.

Mr. Barnes named Principal of the Year

Abigail Brown, Op-Ed Editor May 10, 2021

Principal Rick Barnes from our own Hollis Brookline High School has been selected by the New Hampshire’s High School Principal of the Year award for the 2021-22 academic year. Principal Barnes was awarded...

Head Coach Jim Maxwell is coaching up his players in the team’s 15-5 win at Pelham to improve to 4-0 before April Break.

HB Girls Lacrosse is back and looking to make some noise

Joseph O'Reilly, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

The girls lacrosse team was eager to get back on the field after having a two year hiatus, with the 2020 spring sports season being cancelled. The team has three committed seniors, and a collection of...

A tweet from Oscar-nominated actor Riz Ahmed about his family’s reaction to his nomination. The nominations were announced on Monday, March 15th.

Oscar Nominations

Caitlin Treacy, A&E Editor May 3, 2021

After delays and uncertainty, Oscar season is finally here. The nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced on Monday, March 15 by Priyanka Chropra Jonas and Nick Jonas via livestream, bringing...

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...

The storefront on Main Street in Brookline will remain desolate until a new buyer attempts to rekindle the once bright glow emanating from within. Pure Foods left Brookline in mid-March in order to make the move to Westford, Massachusetts. The Covid-19 pandemic was not easy on the small business, and neither was the small town it called home.

Purely Vacant

Cayden Plummer, Staff Writer April 19, 2021

Even here in “Live free or Die” New Hampshire where businesses have been open for months, generating foot traffic has been a tough chore for many business owners. The Covid-19 pandemic has not been...

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...

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