Sophomore Expectations

By Aarathi Sahadevan Congratulations Class of 2016! After learning the ropes of the upper school, experimenting with our interests, and being teased by upperclassmen (all in jest, of course), we have finally moved up from the… Continue reading

Junior Expectations

As a junior, there’s one easy answer to the question, “What do you expect this year?” Stress. We are about to embark on our hardest year of high school, at one of the most challenging… Continue reading

Senior Expectations

By Danielle Scharf As we start the new year, the seniors are getting down to business with college application after college application. They enjoy spending time with Mr. Parsons because he definitely makes the process… Continue reading

The Government Shutdown

By Lulu Sun THE GOVERNMENT HAS SHUT DOWN FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1996! Warning: this article is definitely not 100% impartial and fair, but I do try my best. We were about… Continue reading

How To Handle Getting Set-up at Homecoming

By Jordan Doak My freshman year, I was set up for US homecoming. I’d never met him and I didn’t even have a Facebook at that point in my life, so I signed… Continue reading

What’ll it be: Plaid or a Blazer? An interview and discussion about Laurel vs. HB

By Lizzi Powers Some of you out there may wonder what the difference is between Blazers and our plaid-clad Gator sisters down Shaker Blvd. To answer this question, I asked my very good… Continue reading

Yesterday’s Memories, Today’s Regrets

 “What should I have done this summer?”. Its 10:00 P.M., Tuesday August 20th, and the night before school starts, the last wisps of summer freeing itself from my grasp when ask myself this… Continue reading

Two Responses to the Controversial Suzy Lee Weiss

By now, many HB seniors have been accepted into the colleges of their dreams. Unfortunately, not all can be accepted into their first choice school, especially when it comes to the prestigious, top-of-the-line… Continue reading

Upper School Trips

  Highlights:  Nicaragua – Visit a volcano and an original coffee farm. Africa – Either going to be in Senegal or Ghana….homestays in villages and there are giraffes in this part of Africa.… Continue reading

The HB Community Weighs In on the Gun Control Debate

One of the most controversial issues in politics currently is gun control. In the wake of recent shootings across the country, a range of opinions has been voiced about what role the government… Continue reading