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A fun-filled day for underclassmen

A fun-filled day for underclassmen

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, April 5, while the junior class worked hard on the SATs, both the freshman and sophomore class took the day off from the classroom--but not from learning. 9th graders explored the Wright Museum while 10th graders experienced a well portrayed rendition of William Shakespeare's The Tempest, as produ...

Author Gloria Norris visits Memoirs class

Author Gloria Norris visits Memoirs class

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor in Chief
April 14, 2017
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It began when English teacher Ann Melim was reading Kookooland and realized she had a question about a certain part of the novel. She decided to email the author, Gloria Norris. The two began a conversation that culminated with a visit from the author on April 10. Melim’s first period Memoirs cl...

HB sophomore wins competition for her original jazz piece

HB sophomore wins competition for her original jazz piece

Leslie Comeau, Features Editor
April 13, 2017
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The NHMEA Composition Contest is an event where students from kindergarten to college compose songs of any genre and compete against one another in four divisions, based on grade level. The contest ended February 1, and the results were announced March 15. In the high school division, HB’s own Amy...

Brookline Runs on Dunkin

Brookline Runs on Dunkin

Kailah Cox, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
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Brookline NH is a small town with few businesses. Dunkin’ Donuts has become a significantly popular place to go for coffee and breakfast items. Whether kids  running to Dunks at 6 a.m. before school, or adults stopping on their way home from work, there is always someone there. The grand opening of the...

HB FIRST Robotics to compete in the semifinals at Bedford High School

HB FIRST Robotics to compete in the semifinals at Bedford High School

Grace Santoski and Rachel Marquis
March 24, 2017
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The HBHS FIRST Robotics team competed at Windham High School March 3-5.  The team landed themselves in the semi-finals and are scheduled to compete again March 25-26 at Bedford High School. The team has spent countless hours working on their robot which can successfully launch balls into a basket, car...

Local “Dollars For Scholars” Foundation Accepting Applications from graduating seniors

Local “Dollars For Scholars” Foundation Accepting Applications from graduating seniors

Dollars for Scholars
March 7, 2017
Filed under HB at a glance, News

The Following is a press release from Dollars for Scholars: Local “Dollars For Scholars” Foundation Accepting Applications from graduating seniors Local high school seniors are encouraged to apply for available scholarships from the local Hollis/Brookline chapter of Dollars for Scholars, a a c...

Senior shirts handed out on Valentine’s Day

Senior shirts handed out on Valentine’s Day

Maggie O'Hara and Rachel Marquis
February 16, 2017
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The long-awaited senior shirts were delivered to students on Tuesday, Feb. 14 after a class assembly held in the Auditorium. Students and staff alike are feeling nostalgic as the senior shirts are, as Livi Simmermn '17 stated, a mark of the "beginning of the end." Lin Illingworth, English Teacher...

Penny War to conclude Feb. 17

Penny War to conclude Feb. 17

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Penny War: an annual HB tradition that occurs the week before Spirit Week, this year starting Tuesday, February 14 and ending Friday, February 17. A competition between each grade, Penny War occurs during all three lunches, as each class has a corresponding jar. Students, faculty and staff have the oppo...

Public Forum: Start Time Committee leads a potential change in the HB community

Public Forum: Start Time Committee leads a potential change in the HB community

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Monday, January 30, the towns of Hollis and Brookline met at Captain Samuel Douglas Academy to discuss the ongoing topic of altering the start time of  both the coop and elementary schools.  The discussion was led by HB Cooperative school board member Krista Whalen along with Start Time Committee...

HB theater students shine in the first ever 24 Hour Play Festival

HB theater students shine in the first ever 24 Hour Play Festival

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor
January 18, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

After the HB Improv show on Friday, January 13, four students worked through the night to compose original 10 minute plays to be rehearsed and presented the following day. These performances were part of the first 24 Hour Play Festival, produced by HB alum Takuma Okada ‘16 and teachers Matt Barbosa and ...

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