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HB changes direction

HB changes direction

Maggie O'Hara, Co-Editor in Chief
November 21, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

On Friday, November 4, Hollis Brookline was visited by Former Chief Justice John Broderick and Dr. Bryant with Change Direction -- an initiative working to eliminate the stigma around mental illness. As mental health has become a more known part of our society, it's now increasingly important to be aw...

The face of new student leadership: NHS Induction Ceremony

The face of new student leadership: NHS Induction Ceremony

Kat Pellerin, Op/Ed Editor
November 17, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

This year’s new National Honor Society members were inducted Thursday, October 20. The ceremony was held, as in past years, in the Hollis Brookline auditorium with refreshments in the back lobby afterward. The inductions proceeded smoothly, and everything went as planned. Every year, as part of the ceremony, the NHS...

Canned Food Drive Ends 11/18

Canned Food Drive Ends 11/18

Carly Mack, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The canned food drive ends this Friday, November 18. The cans from this drive will go to the Nashua Soup Kitchen. Please use this as an opportunity to donate and help someone in need this Thanksgiving season. There is a competition between two groups to see who can bring in the most cans.   F...

Getting ready to honor our veterans

Getting ready to honor our veterans

Max MacLeod, Staff Writer
November 8, 2016
Filed under News, November, Showcase, Video

Every year, the Hollis Brookline Homefront Club welcomes local veterans of both towns to the Veterans Day assembly. Homefront has been working tirelessly since October to get everything ready for this year’s festivities. When the veterans first arrive at school on November 9, they will be greete...

Give blood and save a life: Get forms & slips ready for November 15

Give blood and save a life: Get forms & slips ready for November 15

Jonathan Carr, Staff Writer
October 24, 2016
Filed under News

As most students know, the Red Cross Club hosts two blood drives every year. This semester’s blood drive will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will take place in the Mini Gym. Before students can rush off to donate, they will need two permission slips, a form from the teache...

Inside a Grand Council meeting: Part 2

Inside a Grand Council meeting: Part 2

Ava Occhialini, A&E Editor
October 13, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Though the community service conversation dominated the most recent Grand Council meeting, the Student government, Jennifer Given, and Richard Barnes also explored the future of Halloween at Hollis Brookline High School. Though the Halloween assembly is a fall tradition at HB, some prefer the idea of...

Inside a Grand Council meeting: Part 1

Inside a Grand Council meeting: Part 1

Ava Occhialini, A&E Editor
October 11, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The student government of HB convenes every Thursday, from 2:30 to 3 p.m., to discuss the pressing matters that concern all of the student body. Student government from every grade is represented in a Grand Council meeting, where Ms. Given presides over the proceedings. Principal Barnes sits in on Grand...

Hollis Old Home Days: Fun for all ages

Hollis Old Home Days: Fun for all ages

Ava Occhialini, Maggie O'Hara, and Caroline Kroeger
September 26, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The annual Old Home Days celebration is an event that people from both Hollis and Brookline look forward to all year. Children can be seen running about, their fingers pasted stuck together with maple cotton candy and arms filled with the prizes they earned or knick knacks they’ve bought. Old Home Days...

HB participates in the Southern New Hampshire Concert Band Festival

HB participates in the Southern New Hampshire Concert Band Festival

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor
September 23, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The Hollis-Brookline Concert Band is off to another impressive start this year. A select number of students were invited to partake in the prestigious Southern New Hampshire Concert Band Festival this Sunday, September 25. Directed by Diane Francoeur, a band director at Manchester High School West, me...

Senior photo deadline approaching

Senior photo deadline approaching

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor
September 16, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Due to an unintentional miscommunication, the information regarding senior portraits is incorrect in the summer newsletter. The deadline is October 27, 2016. Please see photo for further details.

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