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A new addition to the school

A new addition to the school

Caroline Kroeger, Staff Writer
April 22, 2016
Filed under April, News, Showcase

HBHS Spanish teacher Mrs. Robbins (formerly known as Sheehan) and her husband Joe Robbins welcomed Layla Joy Robbins into the world at 8:53 p.m. on Friday April 15. Baby Robbins is 7 pounds and only 20 inches. Robbins left school early in the morning on Wednesday April 13. her friends, family, and st...

Showing the spirit: tied up in tie-dye

Showing the spirit: tied up in tie-dye

Nicole Poitras, A&E Editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under April, News, Showcase

Yesterday was red, white, and blue, but today HB tasted the rainbow. Tie Dye was the theme for this last day prior to the closing ceremony. Students did not disappoint; the popular pattern was visible throughout the halls as far as the eye could see, whether on shirts, pants - or, on some students, b...

Showing the spirit: born in the USA

Showing the spirit: born in the USA

Nicole Poitras, A&E Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under April, News

Oh say can you see all of the spirit? Today the halls of Hollis Brookline were painted red, white, and blue for USA Day. Many students went all out, dressing themselves in patriotic hats, suspenders, sunglasses, shorts, and flashing necklaces. Others chose a low-key look, such as Nate Corsetti ‘17, wh...

Showing the spirit: Tropical Tuesday

Showing the spirit: Tropical Tuesday

Nicole Poitras and Stephanie Buchanan
April 19, 2016
Filed under April, News

Although this morning’s weather proved a little soggy and cold, it didn’t dampen HB’s spirit. Students participating in Spirit Week brought in the warmth of the islands with tropical shirts, leis, straw hats, and even one or two ukuleles.   The energy from yesterday’s opening ceremo...

StuCo update: April

Sophia Bruzik, StuCo Correspondent
April 19, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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 ...

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