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A comprehensive review of RWBY

A comprehensive review of RWBY

Parker Coady, Op/Ed Editor, Semester 2

May 19, 2017


Filed under May, Opinion, Showcase

Disclosure: This review contains spoilers   As the first original franchise developed by web content giant RoosterTeeth, creators of the popular machinima (a film made using the engine of a video game) Red vs. Blue, RWBY seemed to have everything going for it. Not only was the American-made...

DIY prom hair and makeup

DIY prom hair and makeup

Grace Santoski, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

At Hollis Brookline High School, senior prom is one of the most important social events of your high school career. Everyone gets dressed up with their friends and goes out to have a good time. Before the actual prom day, the main focus is getting your dress and making all the necessary appointme...

Got gadgets? Half a dozen gadgets for school and dorm life

Got gadgets? Half a dozen gadgets for school and dorm life

Carly Mack, Web Editor

May 12, 2017


Filed under Features, May, Showcase

In this age of technology, gadgets can be especially helpful in the academic field. Some of the most helpful advances in modern technology often go unnoticed by the majority of people. That being said, here are a couple of the best gadgets to improve and facilitate your school experience.   ...

Mr. HB: a tradition in need of a makeover?

Mr. HB: a tradition in need of a makeover?

Ava Occhialini, A&E Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Mr. HBHS has always been a hallmark event of tongue-in-cheek pageantry for the students at Hollis Brookline High School. Known as an evening of laughs during which students vy for the envied title and cash prizes, the event is a long time tradition. This year, from among the nominated young men, Cooper...

Tux Time

Tux Time

Mario Barassi, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

As the promposals start to roll in and dates are finalized, most people are looking for what to wear to prom. Sometimes the outfits can be crazy, but most of the time they're relatively simple. Corsages and boutonnieres will be purchased and limos will be scheduled. Prom will be a great time, the memor...

HBHS staff get engaged

HBHS staff get engaged

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

In the course of the 2016-2017 school year, four HB teachers have become one step closer to tying the knot. Matthew Barbosa, Catherine Orzech, Victoria Milette, and Eric Perry are newly engaged to their significant others. Read about each engagement below

HB student musicians bring down the house at third open mic

HB student musicians bring down the house at third open mic

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor in Chief

May 4, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

The second Friday of every month, HBHS’ chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society sponsors an open mic night at Union Coffee in Milford. On the particularly sunny evening of April 14, the HB combo band consisting of Luke Martin ‘17, Matt Bradshaw ‘17, Isaac Wimmer ‘18, Nathan Catalanotti ‘17...

HB FIRST Robotics team celebrates district win

HB FIRST Robotics team celebrates district win

Derek Davidson, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The HB Robotics team traveled to UNH for their three-day district robotics competition from April 6 to 8. The Force Team was matched up against the top 64 teams all across New England. All the teams were competing to qualify for the national competition in St. Louis, MO-- and the Force Team came out on ...

Seat belt challenge returns to HB

Seat belt challenge returns to HB

Anthony Tamposi, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, April 12, Hollis Brookline High School hosted their annual Seatbelt Challenge. Outside of the back lobby, an old police car was parked and used for the competition. In the seat belt challenge, four people sit in the police car with their seatbelts on. When SRO Officer Bergeron blows...

eSports on the rise

eSports on the rise

Brock Radford, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

It’s no question that sports at HB are a large part of students’ lives, whether students are part of the team or just spectators. However, a new demographic is surfacing around the world: eSports, competitive video games played in front of large crowds of dedicated fans.   The eSports...

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