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StuCo update: April

Sophia Bruzik, StuCo Correspondent
April 19
Filed under News

On April 14th, the student council discussed many of the upcoming events that will soon  be taking place at HBHS. All seniors who plan on attending the Senior Trips will need to pick up a packet from the main office. The trips chosen this year are Six Flags in Agawam, MA (6/7) and Brownstone in P...

Showing the spirit: Comfy celebration

Showing the spirit: Comfy celebration

Nicole Poitras and Stephanie Buchanan
April 18
Filed under April, News

The first day of Spirit Week here at HBHS kicked off today with a comfortable start: Pajama Day. Students flocked into school donned in bathrobes and bunny slippers to gain spirit points for their class.   After a slightly confusing schedule, the entirety of HB packed into the gymnasium, wher...

Showing the spirit: The week ahead

Nicole Poitras and Stephanie Buchanan
April 16
Filed under April, News

As the Penny Wars wrapped up with Friday’s final bell, it’s now just a question of who will earn the ultimate Spirit Week victory.   Find out who won the wars when Spirit Week kicks off this Monday, April 18.   Preparations are already underway[and nearly complete] for the coveted stretch befo...

Showing the spirit: Penny Wars

Showing the spirit: Penny Wars

Stephanie Buchanan and Nicole Poitras
April 15
Filed under April, News, Showcase

Penny Wars is a unique concept for a great cause. The annual competition for copper is a battle between each grade to see who can collect the most money. The catch is that the only donations that count positively are those in pennies. Each grade gets a bucket during lunch and anyone who is willing to co...

HB takes on Large Group

HB takes on Large Group

Natalie Lewis, Staff Writer
April 14
Filed under April, News

On Saturday, March 19, Hollis Brookline’s concert band and wind ensemble traveled to Bow High School to compete in the annual NHMEA Large Group Festival.   The festival hosted schools from all over New Hampshire, as each school brought their collaborative talents to make up an eclectic repr...

Robotics travels to Boston University

Robotics travels to Boston University

Ben Lombardi, Staff Writer
April 8
Filed under April, News, Showcase

Last weekend, Hollis Brookline High School’s FIRST Robotics team led by twelve mentors and about fifty students traveled to Boston University for their second season competition. What is so impressive about this program is that it is run by the students. The adults who are there are only mentors and ...

Round one promposals: the chaperones

Round one promposals: the chaperones

Rachel Marquis, Staff Writer
April 8
Filed under March, News

In the midst of spring sports, the musical, and various other HB happenings, a very special question was popped to a number of teachers here at school. No--no engagements happened, but several chaperones were selected  in preparation for the annual event that every senior class waits year long for: prom...

The perfect score

The perfect score

Emma Dougherty, News Editor
April 1
Filed under April, News, Showcase

AP Testing. Two words that most upperclassmen dread while looking forward to the coming May and the eventual end of the school year. The endless study sessions, expensive AP prep material, and repetitive review for the various AP classes sends a chill through most students.   Yet, las...

Issue heard ’round the world

Issue heard ’round the world

Sophia Bruzik, StuCo Correspondent
March 30
Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday March 22, at 7a.m. in Belgium (3a.m. in the U.S.), twin blasts hit Zaventem airport, where eleven people were killed. Around an hour later, another bomb exploded in Maelbeek metro station, leaving twenty people dead. Over 240 people were injured in the attack. Hours later, ISIS claimed...

STEM Fair

STEM Fair

Sarah MacEachen, Print Editor
March 30
Filed under March, News, Showcase

  On March 28, 2016, the Hollis Brookline Middle School hosted their first annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Fair for students from K-6. Companies such as BAE Systems, iRobot and Sub Zero attended to show off their technology and involve the younger generation in techn...

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