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How should I pick my college?

How should I pick my college?

Kaitlin Johnson, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017


Filed under April, Features, Showcase

Throughout senior year, many students decide what colleges they want to attend. Applying to college is a long and challenging process, and takes time to fill out all of the registration. By the end of their application process, on May 1, they have to make a decision on what their first college choice...

Senior year coming to an end

Senior year coming to an end

Stephanie Buchanan, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Twelve years, or 4380 days, is a long time to wait, but for the class of 2016, the wait is almost over.   Everyone knows how grade school works -- you finish one grade then you’re off to the next. Until senior year hits, at least. Following graduation, opportunities include either going off...

Is college too expensive?

Is college too expensive?

Garrett Klausner, Staff Writer

December 10, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

If you really want to make a name for yourself in life, college will definitely help you in achieving success; but for many smart students in high school, achieving success is difficult with the high cost of college tuition. The poor really do suffer when it comes to getting a college degree. A student cou...

Too cool for community school?

Too cool for community school?

Bridget Giles, Sarah MacEachen, and Leeanne McKinnon

January 22, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

As high school juniors and seniors begin to think about college plans, many won’t consider community college as an option. The very idea of going to a community college is horrifying to some students, not to mention their parents. The stigmas that surround community colleges are endless. Students...

Accreditation: Our School In Flux

Accreditation: Our School In Flux

Alexander Cate, Opinion Editor

October 20, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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...

Great breadth or deep depth?

Great breadth or deep depth?

Teresa Randlett, Assistant Entertainment Editor

September 15, 2014


Filed under A & E, Showcase

  Let’s be honest--as a freshman, you signed up for every single club there was. But is it wiser to stay with all those clubs throughout high school, or should you drop a few here and there to build up a position in just one or two? Throughout high school, students are given the opportunity...

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