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Chaos at the Capitol: Stalemate leads to shutdown as GOP tries to compromise

Chaos at the Capitol: Stalemate leads to shutdown as GOP tries to compromise

Hannah St. George, Copy Editor
October 16
Filed under News

As of Oct. 1 this month, the U.S. government has had its first shutdown in seventeen years, highlighting a stalemate between both political parties over the spending in the nation’s budget. Since the budget was not passed before their deadline at midnight through the House of Representatives, all gove...

NHS inducts new members

Sara Swabowicz, Co Editor-in Chief
October 16
Filed under News

This fall, fifty-four new members were admitted to Hollis-Brookline's National Honor Society. With all members being upperclassmen, these students are already role models in the school, but for these students, leadership is not only a trait that these students possess, but a trait which they embody. ...

Homecoming overdue?

Homecoming overdue?

Sophia Hall, News Editor
October 9
Filed under News, Showcase

Homecoming is always something HB students look forward to at the beginning of the school year. It's the most attended dance of the year where teams dress up in costumes for the occasion and students have a great time. This year, Homecoming was originally scheduled on the same weekend as Hollis Old...

Girzone changes from sweats to suits

Girzone changes from sweats to suits

Mackenzie Riel, Contributor
October 9
Filed under News, Showcase

As of September 30, 2013, beloved physical education teacher, and varsity softball coach Tim Girzone has been appointed Interim Assistant Principal of Hollis Brookline High School. The change was due to Ms. Matte’s transition into Interim Assistant Superintendent of SAU 41. The adjustment will be d...

The future of HB learning

The future of HB learning

Grant Johnson, Contributor
October 9
Filed under News, Showcase

Education is always evolving; the curriculum, the teaching and the activities are changing every year.  At Hollis Brookline, students and teachers are now looking into a new subject called 21st Century Skills.  These skills are defined in four categories: Ways of thinking. Creativity, critica...

SAU 41 Newsletter highlights

Virginia Grady, SAU 41 Bookkeeper/Professional Development
October 9
Filed under News

Dr. John Moody- Interim Superintendent Dr. Moody earned his BEd and MEd from Keene State College and his CAGS and Ph.D. from the University of New Hampshire. He was a principal in Westmoreland, Marlborough and Woodbury School in Salem before becoming the Assistant Superintendent for SAU#16 and then for th...

FIRST Robotics team reels in rookies

FIRST Robotics team reels in rookies

Hannah St. George, Copy Editor
October 2
Filed under News, Showcase

As many clubs and activities kick off the year with new members, HB's FIRST Robotics team introduced its rookies to the workings of the team from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18. Here, each of the six subgroups demonstrated what their contribution to the team's efforts was and what they would do ...

Goodbye Ms. Matte

Goodbye Ms. Matte

Cameron Randlett, Opinion Editor
October 2
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After three and a half years of service as principal, and nearly four years as assistant principal of Hollis Brookline High School, Cindy Matte is moving up the academic chain of command. Effective September 30, Matte serves as Interim Assistant-Superintendent for SAU 41. As a “big picture person...

How do you like them Apples: A guide to iOS 7

How do you like them Apples: A guide to iOS 7

Sara Swabowicz, Co Editor-in Chief
October 2
Filed under News

On September 18, 2013, Apple came out with it's most recent technology upgrade. The company made a transition from iOS 6 to iOS 7, the newest and arguably the coolest thing to ever happen to Apple. iOS 7 offers a variety of new features to its customers, all of which were welcomed with open arms...

Aesop’s FOBles

Cameron Randlett, Opinion Editor
October 2
Filed under News

One of the many perks of senior year at Hollis Brookline High School is the revered Senior Options. Perhaps the most sought after period for Options is first, allowing students some much needed extra rest after long nights of homework and extracurricular activities. With the recent addition of purchasing...

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