Cooking with Seema: Creme Caramel

By: Seema Casey Another one of my baking segments:  Hey guys, I have another recipe to share with you. If you’re ever feeling stressed or are just in the mood for something sweet, try out this creme caramel recipe! Creme caramel is a custard dessert with a layer of clear caramel sauce. Baking is a... Continue Reading →

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Blue Doesn’t Exist

By Anna Zhang Blue is the most abstract color on the color wheel. Not only is it the most popular color in 10 countries, it is also the rarest color in nature.  Look outside your window—do you see any blue plants? Blue animals?  Doubtful.  This is because most things in nature that appear blue are... Continue Reading →

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2021-2022 Blazers Volleyball

By: Colleen N. and Abby M.  Let’s start off by saying that for the first time since at least 2006, the Varsity Volleyball Blazers have won not one playoff game, but TWO—for the first time! We are both members of the team, Colleen being a sophomore and Abby as a freshman! Although these wins may... Continue Reading →

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Why You Should Never Trust a Silent Toddler

By: Meredith Stewart While waiting to be driven to swim practice by my mother, I was assigned the role of babysitter to my three-year-old brother, Will. I hate the heat; but on this summer day, the sun was beating down relentlessly on the black tar pavement of my driveway. My brother’s grey shirt which read... Continue Reading →

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November Recap

Sophie Weber A recap of November!! As we end the school year, let’s take a look at some of the most notable moments of November 2021, in and out of school!  THANKSGIVING/THANKSGIVING BREAK!  RED TAYLOR’S VERSION COMES OUT!!! END OF FALL SPORTS AT HB, WINTER SPORTS START:) CONSTRUCTION COMES TO AN END AT HB!!

Interview With Mr. Parsons

By Noel Ullom and Emily Wilson In our interview, we decided to talk to Mr. Parsons about his time here, his favorite memories, and his hopes for the future in light of the major change coming into his life. During his years at HB, he has inspired countless students not only to write, but to... Continue Reading →

Brief Review of The Books We’ve Read for English So Far

by Abby Gemechu Last year’s ratings: The Bean Trees- Barbara Kingsolver (6/10) Arabian Nights- translated by Husain Haddawy (6/10) Fahrenheit 451- Ray Bradbury (5.5/10) The Odyssey- Homer, translated by Emily Wilson (2.5/10)  Midsummer Night’s Dream- William Shakespeare (6/10) Farewell to Manzanar- Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston (10/10) This year’s ratings and reviews (first... Continue Reading →


By Ashely Chu Hey Upper School! As you probably already know, the Winter Olympics just ended on February 20, 2022. It was held in Beijing, China, and the USA placed fourth overall. They won a total of 25  medals, eight of them gold. Here are some of the USA medalists, and which sports they competed... Continue Reading →

Rating Different Pens

By Ashely Chu Hi Upper School. If you know me, you probably know that I love pens. I have tried so many different brands, so if you want recommendations on which ones to use, continue reading! First up are the Tombow dual brush pens. I love the various colors that they offer, and the brush... Continue Reading →

Oscars 2022 Recap

By Sam Boyce The Oscars 2022 were, well let’s just say, a slapping success. The 94th presentation of the Oscars was nothing short of drama filled. Here’s the recap of all the hits this year, even the ones you wouldn’t expect. (See end for full list of nominations.)  Of the nominations for Best Picture, CODA,... Continue Reading →

March Recap

By: Paige Fluent As we move into May and look forward to the summer months let's reflect on the month of March! The first thing that happened in March was Pi Day at HB March entailed spring break March was also the start of HB lacrosse season March 20th was the first day of Spring... Continue Reading →

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