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SAT Prep Class HB: is it worth it?

SAT Prep Class HB: is it worth it?

Kyle Simpson, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under February, Opinion, Showcase

With the March SAT quickly approaching, juniors at Hollis Brookline are preparing for the test day. Some study on their own, some go to tutors, and others take our very own SAT prep class at HB. But what makes our prep class different? Is it worth it? The school’s prep course focuses on efficiency. If you are tak...

A new member of the Jenners

A new member of the Jenners

Harry Bates, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

On Monday, February 1, 2018, the world was introduced to a new member of the growing Kardashian dynasty. Kylie Jenner, an esteemed social media figure, gave birth to Stormi Jenner in Los Angeles, California. The American pop culture personality, best known for her family’s reality show Keeping Up Wit...

This years flu epidemic is far from over, get vaccinated!

This years flu epidemic is far from over, get vaccinated!

Leila Caplan, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under February, News, Showcase

Kyle Baughman, a healthy 21-year-old from Pennsylvania, got home from work one night feeling out of sorts. He the flu, and because he was not vaccinated, he died a few days later. Baughman went into organ failure after contracting the flu, says Jamie Ducharme of TIME magazine. The flu has not yet rea...

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...

Course registration

Course registration

Rowan Gingras, Op-Ed Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under February, News, Showcase

Have you picked from the seemingly-endless list of electives yet? Are you looking forward to spending an evening staring at PowerSchool? Yes, it is that time of year again. From Feb.6-19, course registration for the 2018-2019 school year is open for HBHS students. Course registration is a process in which th...

Another HB athlete signs

Another HB athlete signs

Mark Labak, Sports Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Athlete Spotlight, February, Showcase, Sports

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...

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