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Working in college

Working in college

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor
March 17, 2017
Filed under Features, March, Showcase

The end of the school year is fast approaching, which means many seniors will be graduating and moving on to college in the fall. The price of tuition has been on the rise for years, and it is often difficult to fully pay the fees. Most students take out loans, but many also try to to alleviate some o...

The Brookline annual Fishing Derby

The Brookline annual Fishing Derby

Ash Guthrie, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
Filed under Features, March, Showcase

On Sunday, February 19, Brookline’s community gathered for the town's annual Fishing Derby on Lake Potanipo from dawn until 3:00 p.m. This event has been hosted by the Recreation Commission in Brookline for the past 21 years. The Recreation Commission hosts events like the Fishing Derby to raise money for ...

Should Personal Finance be a required course at HB?

Should Personal Finance be a required course at HB?

Kat Pellerin, Op/Ed Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under March, Opinion, Showcase

Personal Finance is a course here at Hollis Brookline, established and taught by math teacher Mark  Illingworth, and by social studies teacher Katie Henderson as well. The Hollis Brookline community, similar to most communities around the country, is torn as to whether Personal Finance should be a re...

Honors choir on tour, day 5: a final shining night

Honors choir on tour, day 5: a final shining night

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief
February 23, 2017
Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

On the last day of their trip, the Honors Choir checked out of  their hotel and registered for their Festival performance first thing in the morning. Later, the group attended a private coaching session with Professor Romāns Vanags, a renowned conductor from Latvia. The group worked with him on tw...

Crybabies: how hard could parenting be?

Crybabies: how hard could parenting be?

Kaylee Hillard, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017
Filed under Features, February, Showcase

In Candice Hancock’s Human Relations class at Hollis Brookline High School, one of the tasks she assigns her students is taking home a programmed baby doll for twenty-four hours. The doll is created to cry at random intervals, only to be quieted by its mother selecting the right key to put into its b...

Ski Club wraps up for the season

Ski Club wraps up for the season

Connor Harris, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Ski club was created by Madame Faucher, French teacher at the high school, and is led by the club’s president, Tucker Wood ‘17. The club is available every year for all of those who wish to either practice their skiing or just have fun on the slopes. They started this year with over twenty stud...

Valentine’s Day Around the World: It’s Spoon-Carving Time

Valentine’s Day Around the World: It’s Spoon-Carving Time

Adriana Radosavljevic, Copy Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Features, February, Showcase

Valentine’s Day, originally an ancient Roman holiday dedicated to celebrating fertility, is now commonly celebrated with chocolates, flowers, and romantic dates. For some Americans, this day of cliche marketing schemes may be commemorated with a single spoon and a gallon-size tub of ice cream in front of the...

5 Winter style tips for men

5 Winter style tips for men

Mario Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Features, February, Showcase

The winter can be a tough time for style. It’s easy for high schoolers to just roll out of bed and throw on some sweatpants, a sweatshirt, and some ratty, old sneakers. Changing weather and icy conditions prohibit certain outfits. With the amount of snow and frigid temperatures that we often have in ...

Eagle Spotlight: Jack Belanger

Eagle Spotlight: Jack Belanger

Colton Mailloux, Staff Writer
February 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Another Hollis Brookline student is getting his wings. After finishing his Eagle project and board of review, Jack Belanger ‘17 is now in the home stretch of his Boy Scout career. All that is left to do is have the Eagle Ceremony. Belanger’s Eagle project was to build recycling units for Nichols...

Honors Choir on tour, day 4: on the town

Honors Choir on tour, day 4: on the town

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief
February 19, 2017
Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

Saturday was a relaxing day for the Honors Choir. After sharing breakfast at the hotel with the Indonesian Choir, they traveled to the heart of Princeton to spend a day in the city. Students received a campus tour of Princeton University and hopped off at the university chapel, where they gave an...

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