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Girzone changes from sweats to suits

Girzone changes from sweats to suits

Mackenzie Riel, Contributor
October 9, 2013
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, 2013
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, 2013
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, 2013
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, 2013
Filed under News, Showcase

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, 2013
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, 2013
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...

MDMA: A need to know

MDMA: A need to know

Lauria Patz, Features Editor
September 18, 2013
Filed under News

Within the past few months a lot of attention has been brought to a popular “designer” drug nicknamed Molly in the festival/rave scene. Its chemical name is known as methylenedioxymethamphetamine, but it is more commonly referred to as MDMA. It is an active ingredient in Ecstasy and was first ...

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