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Round one promposals: the chaperones

Round one promposals: the chaperones

Rachel Marquis, Staff Writer
April 8, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

Second day of Spring: Snow day?

Second day of Spring: Snow day?

Teresa Randlett, Editor-in-Chief
March 25, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Mother Nature continued to surprise the residents of southern New Hampshire this past Monday, even on a day classified to be the second day of Spring. On March 21st, instead of springtime sunshine, snow and ice covered the grounds of Hollis-Brookline, resulting in an official  SAU-41 snow day. Althou...

Paint the walls down

Paint the walls down

Tristan Machon, Staff Writer
March 25, 2016
Filed under February, News

Our Interior decorating class definitely stands out, even among the other electives at HBHS. While completing their regular assignments, which the students do in class, they also have the option take on a renovation project for one of the staff to redesign their room and then do a powerpoint presentati...

POL contestant: the next stanza

POL contestant: the next stanza

Sarah MacEachen, Print Editor
March 18, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Poetry Out Loud is a nationwide poetry recitation competition for high school students. Participating classes of all grade levels at HB assigned each student to memorize a poem from PoetryOutLoud.org and present it to their individual class. Each classroom winner memorized a second poem and competed in t...

Freshmen Cavblocks: silence required

Freshmen Cavblocks: silence required

Sam Bell, Staff Writer
March 17, 2016
Filed under March, News, Showcase

On September 8, 2015 the new and returning students flocking into HBHS were surprised to discover the updated version of freshman Cavblock. The administration came to the conclusion that all freshman Cavblocks would be silent during the upcoming school years. This decision wasn’t made lightly, as it wa...

Testing the waters

Testing the waters

Bret Belden, Copy Editor
March 17, 2016
Filed under February, News

Juniors in New Hampshire collectively took the Standardized Aptitude Test (SAT) last Thursday in school, which is unique in itself. Previously, those seeking to take the SAT needed to pay a College Board fee as well as commute to an outside facility during their own time. Yet, because of the College Boa...

Competing in the Zika zone

Competing in the Zika zone

Bella Zampieri, Staff Writer
March 14, 2016
Filed under March, News, Showcase

Is it worth risking your baby’s quality of life for the opportunity to compete in the Olympics? That’s the question many athletes are choosing to take by traveling to Rio, Brazil this coming August for the Summer Olympic Games. According to World Health Organization, the Zika virus is a World Health...

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