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Love from the library

Among other activities in the library, Heaton created over a hundred valentines for students to take. There are only fourteen left.

Molly McAndrews, Contributor

February 13, 2015

With Valentine’s Day a mere blink of an eye away, there’s excitement in the air. Hollis Brookline High School’s librarian, Christine Heaton, took this opportunity to incorporate festive and fun Valentine themed activities into the flow of the library. “Originally, the setup was meant to be...

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...

Chess Club Broadens its Horizons

Photo Credit: Evan Moloney

Evan Moloney, News Editor

October 16, 2014

The Chess Club just got a little bigger. For the past two years, Hollis-Brookline High School has had a chess club, meeting on and off throughout the school year. It was one of the school's more modest clubs, advised by Ms. Heaton with meetings for an hour after school, hosting only a tournament here...

Opening a new chapter in the library

Opening a new chapter in the library

Erin Hattamer, Video Editor

September 30, 2014

Three teachers are taking the advancement of Hollis Brookline's multimedia programs to the next step.

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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