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Girls basketball road to the playoffs

Girls basketball road to the playoffs

Lindsey Wood, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under February, Showcase, Sports

The Hollis Brookline Girls Varsity Basketball team has a well-deserved 14-1 record, and they are finishing the rest of the season preparing for the playoffs in hopes of becoming Division II Champions. Last year, the girls lost in the championship game by 8 points. The big loss motivated the girls...

Dynasty vs Dogs: Super Bowl 52 Recap

Dynasty vs Dogs: Super Bowl 52 Recap

JP Blasi, Assistant Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under February, Showcase, Sports

Super Bowl 52 was expected to be a strange one in which a Hall of Fame coach and quarterback tandem appearing in their 8th Super Bowl would take on on a backup quarterback and a second-year coach. While it was dubbed the “Dynasty vs. Dogs” game--referring to the Patriots’ almost-20 year dynasty reign an...

Another HB athlete signs

Another HB athlete signs

Mark Labak, Sports Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Weekly Athlete Spotlight

Congratulations to Meghan Hill ‘18, on officially signing to further her field hockey career at St. Joseph’s College of Maine. Hill was excited about the signing: “Not only is [St. Joseph’s] a good school academically, but I love the family dynamic there. I’m super excited to learn more...

Senior night for HB wrestling

Senior night for HB wrestling

Mitchell Dreyer, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under February, Showcase, Sports

With the 2017-2018 wrestling season coming to an end, four seniors competed on the home mats one last time. Clement Sherwood, Cameron Dreyer, Cameron LaPierre, and Savannah Eliza were the seniors who were be honored on this special night all about them. The meet took place at 6pm on Thursday, February 7....

Memoirs: an essential class

Memoirs: an essential class

Jonathan Brunkhart, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

English is often considered one of the most important core areas of study within our curriculum as high school students. Here at Hollis Brookline High School, four and a half years of English credits allows you to graduate, and Hollis Brookline offers a variety of English courses to help students fulfil...

No filter

No filter

Ryugo Okada, Copy Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under February, Opinion, Showcase

 There are a lot of these fancy new water fountains popping up all over the place at HB. These look like really convenient looking little machines, but what’s up with that red light blinking on them seemingly all the time? Look closer, and alarmingly, it seems to be something quite concerning. Fil...

Nick Shepard accepted at Berklee

Nick Shepard accepted at Berklee

Lexie Vachon, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features, February, Showcase

This past fall, Nick Sheppard 18’ auditioned at Berklee, one of, if not the biggest independent colleges of contemporary music today. This is a very competitive school with an acceptance rate of only 34%. Sheppard has dreamed of going to this school all through high school, and he finally got th...

How HB students foster the arts

How HB students foster the arts

Adam McQuilkin, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

While it is the responsibility of any graduating HB student to complete only a half credit of arts classes, some students at HB go above and beyond in their pursuit of their creative passions. Amy Norton ‘19 is one of these students who excels in the arts, specifically in performance and music...

Searching for middle ground: educational reform

Searching for middle ground: educational reform

Patrick Bloniasz, Co-Editor in Chief

February 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

What does it mean to be successful in school? Educational curriculum and, by extension, grading policies, have existed in many different forms as the years have gone by. One of those educational methods for grading and instruction is to structure school around what are referred to as “competencies,...

Dividers-We should have them

Dividers-We should have them

Isaac Wimmer, OpEd Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under February, Opinion, Showcase

The often times unavoidable act of using public facilities has all sorts of potential for bodily awkwardness. The sights, smells, and sounds associated with any public restroom are generally appalling, and any steps taken to mitigate human unpleasantness are truly just common sense acts of compassion...

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