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HB Welcomes Colombian Transfer, Karen Gomez Blanco

HB Welcomes Colombian Transfer, Karen Gomez Blanco

Ava Occhialini and Caroline Kroeger
September 19, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

A perfect day, a perfect ceremony: Graduation 2016

A perfect day, a perfect ceremony: Graduation 2016

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor
June 17, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

On Saturday June 11, 2016, friends, family, and loved ones gathered outside to celebrate the graduation of the class of 2016. Directed by Dave Umstead, the Concert Band performed "Pomp and Circumstance," along with several other pieces, including a John Williams medley of ET, Harry Potter, and Star Wars. Th...

HB students receive their LNA

HB students receive their LNA

Anthony Tamposi, Staff Writer
June 15, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Three students from Hollis Brookline High School recently received their LNA. An LNA is a Licensed Nursing Assistant. As an LNA, their job is to do basic nursing activities, such as dressing and feeding their patients. Olivia Lukovits ‘16, Kelsey Mansfield ‘16, and Sarah Connell ‘16 are the stu...

The Ultimate Summer Road Trip

The Ultimate Summer Road Trip

Maggie O'Hara, Assistant Editor
June 2, 2016
Filed under Features

As Summer draws near, seniors are starting to think about their next great adventure before they continue on towards adulthood and start college. Many of them are looking to hit the road. Going on a road trip is a classic way to celebrate finally graduating, strengthen the bonds with your friends, an...

Are you prom-ready?

Are you prom-ready?

Shannon Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer
May 18, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Changing HB: HB the Change update

Changing HB: HB the Change update

Stephanie Buchanan, Staff Writer
May 17, 2016
Filed under Features

HB the Change is a newer club at HBHS and has only been around for a few years. The club's purpose is to brighten peoples days, just for the sake of doing so. Lisa Danis and Ann Melim, English teachers at Hollis Brookline are the advisors of the club. Although they do many things outside of school, they...

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