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Accreditation: Our School In Flux

Accreditation: Our School In Flux

Alexander Cate, Opinion Editor

October 20, 2014

Last year, the biggest fear at Hollis Brookline was not AP Tests, graduation, or even final exams. No, it was the looming threat of losing our accreditation. Accreditation is a title given by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). It’s a way of giving schools an award for excellence...

Library undergoing renovations

An illustration imagining a possible change in the library, with a shelf removed, Heaton says that the space can be filled with comfortable seating for students.
Photo Credit: Julie Christie

Julie Christie, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2014

A librarian throwing out books? Taking away shelves permanently? Members of Hollis Brookline High School first raised their eyebrows at the strange happenings in the school’s library, until Teacher-Librarian Christine Heaton explained her motivation behind the renovations. “I want to create a bett...

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