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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...

A soup-er cool competition

A soup-er cool competition

Nicole Poitras, A&E Editor
March 10, 2016
Filed under February, News

On Sunday February 21, the Brookline Event Center hosted the town’s second annual Chili-Soup-Chowder Cook-Off. Popular Brookline restaurants and local entrepreneurs came to the event armed with vats of their most scrumptious recipes, hoping to win over both the public and the official judges: Kevin ...

StuCo update: March

Sophia Bruzik, StuCo Correspondent
March 9, 2016
Filed under News

On March 3, HB’s Student Council discussed many upcoming events. One of the discussions was reviewing the logistics of the Souhegan visit, which will be taking place this Monday. Another topic that was discussed is the Hollis Annual Town Meeting that will take place on March 12th at 10am. They a...

Sign up, save a life

Sign up, save a life

Teresa Randlett, Editor-in-Chief
March 9, 2016
Filed under March, News, Showcase

The Red Cross Club will be holding their second semi-annual HBHS Blood Drive next Thursday, March 10. As always, the American Red Cross is in extreme need for any donations of blood that the public can provide. One donation of blood can make a big difference in the lives of others and as a community...

Shamrockin’ it out

Shamrockin’ it out

Niki Maragos, Editor of Features
March 4, 2016
Filed under March, News

America’s favorite “smooth and creamy mint flavored shake topped with whipped cream and a cherry” is back. “But only for a limited time” according to McDonald’s. Their seasonal Shamrock Shake drives the nation crazy every year in the month of March, to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. This...

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