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More than an average team

More than an average team

Jack Belanger, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

They may not be the greatest team in the standings, but the bowling team may be one of the more unique sport teams at HB. Even though the team meets only a few times a week, the bowling team’s chemistry and excitement for the game has been their calling card throughout the season. Assistant Coach Matt...

Mock Trial

Mock Trial

Kaylee Hillard, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Features, February, Showcase

HBHS English teacher Heather Deegan’s English 9 class created a simulation of a courthouse trial for their Quarter 2 assessment on January 4 and 5. The goal of the trial was to prove if George, a main character from the book Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, was guilty of killing his friend Lennie. ...

Public Forum: Start Time Committee leads a potential change in the HB community

Public Forum: Start Time Committee leads a potential change in the HB community

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Monday, January 30, the towns of Hollis and Brookline met at Captain Samuel Douglas Academy to discuss the ongoing topic of altering the start time of  both the coop and elementary schools.  The discussion was led by HB Cooperative school board member Krista Whalen along with Start Time Committee...

The beautiful game

The beautiful game

Colin Loftus, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

The game we refer to as soccer is played just about everywhere in the world. Wherever - there are people, there is soccer, almost without exception. However, in our sports crazed, highly developed United States, the game seems to be missing and is low on the popularity list. There are many possible r...

Eagle soaring: Adam McQuilkin earns highest Boy Scout honor

Eagle soaring: Adam McQuilkin earns highest Boy Scout honor

Colton Mailloux, Staff Writter

February 3, 2017


Filed under Features, February, Showcase

There is an eagle among us. Hollis Brookline’s own Adam McQuilkin ‘18 had his Eagle Scout ceremony on Wednesday, January 26, marking his accomplishment of reaching the highest rank in Boy Scouts.   In order to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout, a scout needs to complete a service project t...

Changing school start time: and why it’s so important

Changing school start time: and why it’s so important

Maggie O'Hara, Co-Editor and Chief

February 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Since the beginning of my sophomore year at HBHS, I’ve been working on a project, one that would have a lasting effect on current underclassmen and generations to come. School Start Time has been on my radar since freshman year, when I read an article that shaped my opinion on the topic. It’s no...

The Social Media Debate

The Social Media Debate

Jonathan Carr, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under January, Opinion, Showcase

Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook are all social media platforms that most people use. Whether it's to post pictures or to catch up with friends, all of these sites revolve around connecting with friends and family.   The two most popular platforms are Snapchat and Instagram, and f...

The good, the bad, and the ugly: 2016 movies in review

The good, the bad, and the ugly: 2016 movies in review

Max MacLeod, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Happy New Year everyone! 2016 has drawn to a close and has left with some great movies, some mediocre ones, and some movies that were so bad they were downright cringeworthy. 2016 held a lot of promise movie-wise with titles like Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Suicide Squad, Batman V. Superman and Capt...

Victory for rebel fans– Rogue One is a rogue wonder

Victory for rebel fans– Rogue One is a rogue wonder

Carly Mack, Web Editor

January 30, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer #2 on Disney Video Rogue One is the newest Star Wars movie and the first spin-off film. It takes place immediately before A New Hope and tells the story of a team of rebels led by Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor, played by Felicity Jones and Diego Luna respectively. The...

Interested in teaching?

Interested in teaching?

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Interactions within the SAU 41 community can help build a strong foundation of camaraderie and enhance the educational experience for students in all grades. Pursuing further collaborations with the elementary and high schools will allow for mentoring opportunities. On Oct. 28, 2016, Physics students launched ...

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