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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...

Cool Runnings 2018

Cool Runnings 2018

Joey Schunemann, A&E Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under February, Showcase, Sports

Beyond this year’s political drama and this winter’s erratic weather comes the distraction of a lifetime in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Then at once all eyes from across the globe will be fixed on television screens to see the best of the best compete for glory in the Pyeongchang athletic spectacle ...

The Greatest Showman Review

The Greatest Showman Review

Laura Considine, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

The Greatest Showman, released on December 8, is a captivating film inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum. Showcasing Barnum’s real life rise from pauper to millionaire, lead actor Hugh Jackman gives a charming performance. Zac Efron, Zendaya and Michelle Williams also make an appearance in the film....

FIRST Robotics Kickoff 2018

FIRST Robotics Kickoff 2018

Amanda Berthiaume, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under February, News, Showcase

Do you know what the FIRST Robotics 1073 The Force Team is up to now? Recently, they were alerted of the competition game for this year. The game for 2018  is called “FIRST POWER UP,” which is based off the idea of being trapped inside an arcade game. The objective is to gain ownership of the th...

HB’s ski team : Fire on ice

HB’s ski team : Fire on ice

JP Blasi, Co-Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

To some, this team may fly under the radar, but the Hollis Brookline High School ski team has been hitting the slopes hard this winter. Going all day, you have to be ready for a day of tough conditions and racing. “It can be a grind,” said Trevor Cardin ‘18 The star skier added, “you have to...

And your president is…Oprah?

And your president is…Oprah?

Joe Messina, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under January, News, Showcase

Yes, you read that right. At the Golden Globes Sunday Jan 7, Oprah stole the show for many reasons. Now, everyone is speculating that the TV Host will run for president in 2020 after her intense speech at the awards ceremony. Oprah has had an incredible career in entertainment. She has made an impact ...

Dressing in black at Golden Globes

Dressing in black at Golden Globes

Grace Straka, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under A & E, News, Opinion, Showcase

On January 7, 2018, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, the Golden Globes were held to recognize achievement in film and American television. Unlike usual, though, there were no “Best Dressed” lists, and instead, actors and actresses dressed in black to stand in solidarity with sexual assault victims in ...

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