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Chinese Hornets come to America

Being two inches long, it is the largest hornet in the world. It is mostly harmless to humans unless you disturb their nests. They are most dangerous to honey bees. Commonly found in China these hornets found their way to the US in late April early May.

Damien Stone, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

With the world in a state of panic because of COVID-19, we didn’t need more things to worry about. Unfortunately, in early May, we got the news that dangerous hornets from China are making their way to America. A lot of people are worried about these hornets and how dangerous they are due to thei...

The NHIAA canceling all Spring sports

At the beginning of freshman year of high school, Delaney Weimer ‘21 decided to take her tennis game to the next level by practicing and playing for the HB Tennis team. Over the two years she has been on the team, she has worked her way to the top and now is a co-captain playing number one singles and number one doubles partners with other co-captain, Lia Eisenberg. “We are all very disappointed about our season being canceled. That being said, the health and well-being of our community is much more important, and I understand why the NHIAA made this difficult decision. We are all keeping our heads and trying to stay positive during these trying times, and I know that everyone is looking forward to the next season already!” said Weimer.

Rory Klauber, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

After just the Fall and Winter seasons, the 2019-2020 school year for Hollis-Brookline athletics has been one to remember in and of itself. “This has been a tremendous year for HBHS Athletics: the Football Championship, the Golf team [was] runner-up, the Ice Hockey [made it to the] quarter-finals, ...

The Meeting

The Meeting

March 9, 2020

The participating seniors attended their first prep meeting on Monday, February 17th, to discuss plans for the week. There’s an air of excitement in the room, but also a little bit of sadness. “This is my last year as their class adviser, and I like that you get to see how far they’ve come in t...

The Meeting part 2

The Meeting part 2

March 9, 2020

The participating seniors gathered in the cafeteria on Wednesday, Feb. 19th to continue work following a cancellation the day before. Plans for this meeting include painting the poster, making props, rehearsing scenes and learning the dance. Most of this wouldn’t be possible without the hard work ...

The poster

The poster

March 9, 2020

Several dedicated students have been working hard to bring the candy-colored world of Willy Wonka to life on the poster. Renee Franzini ‘20 really enjoys this part of the process, and can’t wait to see the final product. “It’ll be cool! Now it’s just a blank piece of paper, some sketches, ...

Details

Details

March 9, 2020

Beyond the big picture, the small details are incredibly important, making the bright colors and awesome props essential parts of the skit. “I’m looking forward to seeing how all our hard work will pay off,” said Rowan Gingras ‘20.

Making the props

Making the props

March 9, 2020

Senior students Victoria Rezzarday ‘20 and Cambria Pomeranz ‘20 work hard on the check that will be given to Charlie Bucket during the skit.

Performing the skit

Performing the skit

March 9, 2020

Friday, Feb. 21st: the Big Day. The culmination of all the seniors’ hard work will take place on the gym floor during the pep rally assembly at the end of the day. It’s a bittersweet feeling. “Definitely a bit of relief, kind of sad. There’s definitely been memories made this week and every year t...

Learning the dance

Learning the dance

March 9, 2020

A large group of participating seniors spend time learning the dance that will happen at the end of the skit. The dance is a major part of the Spirit Week tradition, and something that everyone seems to enjoy. “I’m really excited for the dance. I love dancing, it’s my favorite thing in the whole ...

Rehearsing

Rehearsing

March 9, 2020

Senior students Jenna Connors, Mary Martin and Meredith Yardley rehearse their lines for the skit. The script was written by Lily Coady, Hannah Riseman, Rowan Gingras and Harrison Bates. “The skit is kind of my baby. I don’t know when I assumed mothership of the skit, but I started freshman year and...

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