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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.

The price to park

The price to park

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief
August 2, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The 2016-17 school year is approaching, and with it, major changes are shifting into gear.   As per the decision of the Hollis Brookline High School administration, the larger of the two dirt lots used for student parking near the baseball field will be closed. In addition, the parking fee ha...

HB Celebrates its outstanding scholars

Anthony Tamposi and Caroline Kroeger
June 20, 2016
Filed under News, Uncategorized

On Monday June 6, Hollis Brookline High School had their final assembly, gathering and celebrating the students of HBHS and all of their accomplishments throughout the year. It kicked off with a standing ovation for the newly graduated seniors and  continued with a beautiful rendition of the “Star Spangl...

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...

HBHS staff member tied the knot over April break

HBHS staff member tied the knot over April break

William Lindamood, Staff Writer
May 26, 2016
Filed under News

Important events occurred over April vacation when high school therapist Cristin Cahill wed Todd Strugnell on the Turks and Caicos Islands. The two first met through their shared interest to help others through their respective agencies. Cahill and Strugnell were originally going to be married at the ...

National College Decision Day

Bella Zampieri, Staff Writer
May 18, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Sunday, May 1 was a monumental day for high school seniors around the country. Known as  National College Decision Day, it was the deadline for students to commit to a college and send in their deposits. For many students, this is the most crucial decision they may have to face. It's also the  day that senior...

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