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Officer Bergeron wins community policing award

Officer Bergeron wins community policing award

Mario Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor
November 7, 2016
Filed under Features, November

Whether you see him around the school, in his office, or patrolling the streets, Master Patrol Officer and School Resource Officer (SRO) Rick Bergeron works to keep the Hollis Brookline community safe. Bergeron has been an SRO for five years and a police officer for 17 years. Many stop by his office ...

Spotlight on Senior Quest: Drew Gillis tackles his project

Spotlight on Senior Quest: Drew Gillis tackles his project

Megan Gialluca, Features Editor
October 21, 2016
Filed under Features, October, Showcase

When senior year begins for Hollis Brookline students, the race to find a career path is on. Even though some seniors know exactly what they want to do with their time after high school, it can still be very hard for students to gain experience in their potential field. To help these students through ...

Maggie O’Hara: behind the scenes

Maggie O’Hara: behind the scenes

Kat Pellerin, Op/Ed Editor
October 18, 2016
Filed under Features, October, Showcase

The majority of people at Hollis Brookline High School know Maggie O’Hara, whether as a colleague, friend, student, peer, or all of the above. But for those who don’t know her, or have only heard of her, she is our esteemed student body president.   O’Hara is what people would call a “rena...

Introducing new teachers

Introducing new teachers

Kailah Cox, Staff Writer
October 15, 2016
Filed under Features, October, Showcase

As the 2016 school year starts here at Hollis-Brookline High School, three new teachers and one administrator have been welcomed into the community: Heather Deegan, Gregory Parker, Audra Saunders, and Ass’t. Administrator Amanda Zeller. Amanda Zeller is the new assistant administrator at the school. ...

Life after high school

Life after high school

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer
October 14, 2016
Filed under Features, October, Showcase

For the Class of 2017, senior year is just beginning. Many students need to think about what they want to do post-high school. The majority of the class will attend college, though some may find themselves in the workforce, and others in the military. However, the big question on everyone’s mind i...

HB welcomes new administrator

HB welcomes new administrator

Maggie O'Hara, Co-Editor in Chief
October 14, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

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