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After a long winter, Guitar Night ’15 promises beach breezes

After a long winter, Guitar Night ’15 promises beach breezes

Liam Flaherty, Contibutor

April 9, 2015


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Watch related video at YouTube's CavChron channel here Every year at Hollis Brookline High School, students from all grades and musical backgrounds come together to showcase their musical abilities. The annual event, known as Guitar Night, will be held in the HBHS auditorium on Friday, April 10 an...

Summer jobs: How to get ahead

Liam Flaherty, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

It’s almost that time of year! Every spring, thousands of high-school students around the country apply for summer jobs. Whether it’s a small fast-food joint or a large supermarket, a job is a great challenge for a teenager to take on. Jobs look great on resumes, add experience, and can also provide...

Kirby chosen as Teacher of the Month

Kirby chosen as Teacher of the Month

Emily Raymond, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

At the beginning of March, social studies teacher Kathy Kirby learned she had been chosen by Hollis Brookline High School’s Pay-it-Forward club, HB the Change. Her door was decorated with inspirational quotes and pictures, as well as two giant footprints right outside the door to indicate who had left...

The FORCE must be with them

The FORCE must be with them

Michaela Dinman, Contributor

April 3, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

The Hollis-Brookline High School Robotics team, The Force Team 1073, departed for their second and final regional competition at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts after school on March 26, and returned March 28 with great success. This competition was the final chance for Team 1073...

HB Crew successfully trains at Camp Bob

HB Crew successfully trains at Camp Bob

Michaela Dinman, Staff

March 30, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Eat, sleep, row: this was the mantra that thirteen rowers and coxswains from the HB Crew team lived by during winter break. The HB Crew team once again had the opportunity to train together with their long-time partner Concord Crew and to travel together to Summerton, South Carolina, to attend Camp Bob...

ISIS: Twenty-first century Nazis?

ISIS: Twenty-first century Nazis?

Emily Raymond, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

ISIS: Closer to Nazis than Muslims Here’s an idea about ISIS you may not know: ISIS is not actually founded on Islam. In fact, ISIS members really have more in common with Nazis than Muslims. When ISIS first appeared on the global stage, the United States government dismissed the group as unimportant...

First time at FIRST: HB Robotics team competes at Reading

First time at FIRST: HB Robotics team competes at Reading

Michaela Dinman, Staff Writer

March 24, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

The Hollis-Brookline Robotics Team 1073 competed in the New England District Event at Reading High School in Reading, Massachusetts a few weeks ago, from March 6 through March 8. Hollis-Brookline's Robotics Team 1073 has made its mark in the 2015 competition season, freshly returned from its first...

HB student and Chihuahua are 2015 Reflections victors

HB student and Chihuahua are 2015 Reflections victors

Michaela Dinman, Staff Writer

March 19, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

What would make the world a better place? This year's Reflections art competition challenged its contestants to answer this question, and Hollis-Brookline student Caitlin McWha, '16, went above and beyond in her contributions. McWha won first place in her category, with her vision of a world where...

Prettiest College Campuses

Sophia Bruzik, Contributor

March 17, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

All across the country, colleges and universities are located in different atmospheres.  Some can be found in big cities or quintessential college towns, while others lie in the tiniest towns. From coast to coast, students have the ability to study on sandy beaches or frigid mountain tops. The...

Staying Safe on Icy Mornings

Staying Safe on Icy Mornings

Teresa Randlett, Assistant Entertainment Editor

March 13, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Should icy mornings excuse tardiness? Although spring is right around the corner, snow and ice still loom on the roads of Hollis and Brookline. The unpredictable weather this season makes it difficult for administration to make a call about cancellation or delays, having had many uncertain mornings...

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