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Too cool for community school?

Too cool for community school?
January 22, 2015

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,...

Co-ed Sports: Crossing the gender divide at HBHS

Photo Credit: Katryn Thibeault
January 21, 2015

In the world of high-school sports, there has always been a stark difference between male and female disciplines. As one of the few elements in society today which still separates by gender, student athletes...

HB: A History

HB: A History
January 20, 2015

There has been a lot of talk lately about Hollis-Brookline’s ability to house students-- or rather, its lack thereof. A great deal of work and worry has gone into finding a way to deal with this issue,...

Punctuality: The Politeness of Kings

Punctuality: The Politeness of Kings
December 15, 2014

Creak. The classroom door opens as the teacher continues to speak. The late student walks unsurely towards the teacher, shoes squeaking against the floor. She stands there holding a pass until the teacher...

The Dark Crop: Looking back after Harvest

Photo Credit: Mara Dinbergs
November 6, 2014

Do you like to be scared? How about a walk through a cornfield in the dark? The Dark Crop is just that--a scary, spooky walk through a field of corn at Lavoie’s Farm in Hollis. There are characters...

Accreditation: Our School In Flux

Accreditation: Our School In Flux
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...

Farm-To-School Month is Here

Photo Credit: Sarah MacEachen
October 16, 2014

October is always associated with Halloween candy, but in addition, this month can offer locally grown food ready for the picking. Apples, pumpkins, squash, and more are all in season, and this year,...

Great breadth or deep depth?

Great breadth or deep depth?
Are your clubs hurting or helping your college portfolio?
September 15, 2014

  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...

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