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HB welcomes new administrator

HB welcomes new administrator

Maggie O'Hara, Co-Editor in Chief
October 14
Filed under Features, Showcase

Amanda Zeller, a former English and Literature teacher at Oyster River, is stepping up to the plate to take over as HB’s new assistant administrator. Tim Girzone, former administrator at HBHS, left the SAU at the end of the school year to start a new adventure as Assistant Principal of Bow High School. J...

Join the “write” club

Join the “write” club

Max MacLeod, Staff Writer
October 13
Filed under Features, October, Showcase

At Hollis Brookline High School, it seems that there is a club for everyone. For the science types, the Robotics Club or Chemistry Club are fantastic options. For the bookworms out there, the Book Club is something worth looking into.   But what about those who have a strong passion for writing? Is t...

Homecoming a “smashing success,” say senior class advisors

Homecoming a “smashing success,” say senior class advisors

Kat Pellerin, Op/Ed Editor
October 13
Filed under Features, October, Showcase

Hollis Brookline’s Homecoming Dance was a great time had by all. With the changes in attire, from costumes to semi-formal, attendance skyrocketed at the dance on Friday, September 24.   Not only did everyone look fancy, but the music was terrific. DJ Buckles, a new addition to the event, w...

Freshman backpacks: still a reality?

Freshman backpacks: still a reality?

Grace Santoski, Staff Writer
October 8
Filed under Features, October, Showcase

Freshmen have always carried the stereotype of having “freshman backpacks,” which is when they load all of their school supplies in their packs resulting in the bags being twice their size. Freshmen are always worried about getting to class on time, so they never think they have time to go to their l...

50 Must Do’s in High School

50 Must Do’s in High School

Stephanie Buchanan, Staff Writer
September 19
Filed under Features, Showcase

High school, the all too anticipated years in every teenager’s life. The years you will get your first kiss, the years you will fall in love, the years you will encounter some of the most awkward moments of your life. High school prepares you for a lot, learning how to deal with people you may not...

HB Welcomes Colombian Transfer, Karen Gomez Blanco

HB Welcomes Colombian Transfer, Karen Gomez Blanco

Ava Occhialini and Caroline Kroeger
September 19
Filed under Features, Showcase

Imagine walking the halls of a completely new school, unfamiliar faces all around you. Your past has given way and you’re swimming in a sea of strangers. There is a continuous hum of high school chatter filling every hallway, and it’s all Greek--or English-- to you. Starting fresh at a new sch...

The value of being a three-sport athlete

The value of being a three-sport athlete

Nate Corsetti, Sports Editor
September 12
Filed under Features, Sports

My biggest recommendation for incoming freshmen, and anyone at HB for that matter, is to be a three-sport athlete. I am a three-sport athlete myself, and have been since my freshman year. It isn’t very common, as most students here at HB play one sport, maybe two. A sport every season is busy; the...

Five tips for freshmen

Five tips for freshmen

Shannon Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer
September 8
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Fair warning, if you are going to be a freshman, that means you are you are going to have a lot of eyes on you your first couple weeks of high school here at HBHS. Freshman year can be a bit tricky because you're entering the unknown. New building, new teachers, new coaches, new friends: a lot is changing....

Letter from a graduate: support your sports

Letter from a graduate: support your sports

Bella Zampieri, Staff Writer
September 7
Filed under Features

Dear Freshmen,   Every upcoming high school student pictures Friday night football games, basketball games and other sporting events. Whether you’re performing on the field, or if you have painted blue faces in the stands, you’ve got something to look forward to.   Settling in mi...

Editorial: The Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference

Editorial: The Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief
September 1
Filed under Features, Showcase

I don’t typically allow myself to cry in school. But during my Spanish class on April 7, 2016, when I sat down with one of the school’s laptops and opened my email, I gave myself an exception — this was the day that I found out I had been chosen to represent the state of New Hampshire at the 2...

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