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Quiz bowl: HB going for a strike

Quiz bowl: HB going for a strike

Mackenzie Riel, Contributor
November 6, 2013
Filed under Features

     Where do students have another opportunity to prove their knowledge outside of the classroom? Most would say regular extracurriculars are enough, but now there’s the Quiz Bowl club, or formally known as Granite State Challenge. The team participates in competitions where they are asked qu...

Got a problem? The Math Team can solve it

Maddie Goodwin, Contributor
November 6, 2013
Filed under Features

The Math Team has started off their year well, winning their first meet. The meet was last Wednesday at Pembroke Academy and won their division. This win is no surprise, considering the team has won multiple times in the years that they have been competing, winning first place in both divisions and ...

Leadership and Prevention Club paints pumpkins to connect with community

Leadership and Prevention Club paints pumpkins to connect with community

November 5, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

Those who spent their CavBlock in the Life Skills room on Wed. Oct. 30 were treated to a pleasant activity: painting pumpkins. Using pumpkins donated from a local farm, Co-President Lucas Cummings ‘15 organized the activity for the Leadership and Prevention Club to connect even more with the com...

Sex: Running the risks and knowing the rules

Sex: Running the risks and knowing the rules

Julie Christie, Assistant Editor
October 24, 2013
Filed under Features

Most high school students are taught the same things about sex: the basic biology, safe sex, and STDs. These are important things to know because, if not handled properly, they can lead to some serious consequences. However, pregnancy and STDs are not the only possible results of being a sexually active tee...

COPS: HB special

COPS: HB special

Harrison Newman, Contributor
October 23, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

You may see him walking the halls, working in his office, and sometimes guest teaching in a class. But no matter where he is, Officer Bergeron is here to keep our school and the town of Hollis a safe place. To protect and serve the students, staff, and citizens of Hollis is what Officer B does the be...

Easy E-books

Easy E-books

Alec Paulson, Media Editor
October 23, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

With the transition of new librarians, the library at Hollis/Brookline High School has transformed their supply of books to the 21st Century electronic book. Last year, former librarian Barbara Boucher initiated the new system using the website folletshelf.com. Using this system, the library will be...

Business is booming

Business is booming

Lauria Patz & Allison Andreola, Entertainment Editor & Features Editor
October 16, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

For many students at HBHS, after school jobs are not an option. Often times, clubs, sports, and family commitments get in the way. However, gas, clothes, and food these days are not cheap. Several HB students have taken matters into their own hands and started their own businesses doing what they love. Jonathan...

The next generation

The next generation

October 2, 2013
Filed under Features

Both senior advisers Lucas Woods and Kelly Cummings welcomed their newest additions to the family before the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year. The Stats: William Randall Jay Cummings Birth date: 6/28/13 at 10:23 a.m. Weight: 8 lbs 5 oz Height: 21 inches Maxwell David Woods Birth date: 7/29/13 at 10...

Old Home Days: Still worth the time

Old Home Days: Still worth the time

Lauria Patz, Features Editor
September 25, 2013
Filed under Features

           For many in Hollis, Old Home Days is a time-honored tradition that includes local vendors, good food and good company. But as we grow older the rides that were once exhilarating become less so, and the food we so willingly bought looks better as money in our wallets. And yet desp...

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