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A Scholastic success

A Scholastic success

Nicole Poitras, A&E Editor
February 25
Filed under February, News

For many kids, writing assignments are just that: assignments. But the extraordinary talents of a group of sophomores turned their writing into so much more.   The works of Patrick Bloniasz, Katie Cerato, Gabrielle Frugard, Jocelyn Lysik, and Keely Scott have earned recognition from the Schola...

Mr. HBHS contestants take the stage

Mr. HBHS contestants take the stage

Michaela Dinman, Managing Editor, Webmaster, OpEd Editor
February 22
Filed under News

A night of tuxedos and talent ensued on February 18 with the conclusion of the long-awaited Mr. HBHS event. The Hollis-Brookline auditorium was packed with an enthusiastic audience as our handsome boys of HB danced, sang and... attempted to break world records? Although all of the contestants wor...

Daddy daughter dance dazzles community

Daddy daughter dance dazzles community

Maggie O'Hara, Assistant Editor
February 19
Filed under News

On Friday, February 12 from 7-9 pm, Hollis Brookline students came together to help make lasting memories for both little girls and their fathers. The Lawrence Barn in Hollis was adorned with Valentine’s Day decorations like red and white lights, hearts, and balloons, which made the night all the mo...

StuCo update: February

StuCo update: February

Sophia Bruzik, Student Council Correspondent
February 17
Filed under February, News, Showcase

The Hollis Brookline High School Student Council met on February 11th and discussed how they have been preparing for the upcoming Mr. HBHS event. Not only have they been taking care of the nominations, but also dance choreography and rehearsal. HB’s StuCo will be visiting Souhegan High School on...

Fitbit: The future of fitness

Fitbit: The future of fitness

Curtis Newton, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under February, News, Showcase

The Apple Watch isn’t the only recent technological breakthrough in wrist-wear: enter the Fitbit, the device/app that tracks wearers’ steps, calories burnt, hours slept, and more. According to the official Fitbit site, “...fitness is not just about gym time. It’s all the time.”  The device,...

Fashion Forward

Fashion Forward

Emma Dougherty, News Editor
February 16
Filed under February, News

May 6th, 2016, keep your eyes peeled for posters around HBHS advertising the upcoming spring fashion show hosted by Hollis Brookline’s Fashion and Retail Merchandising class. The participating designers, models, and escorts will have rehearsal time on Thursday, May 5th from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm, while the show will t...

Contestants ‘rose’ to the occasion

Contestants ‘rose’ to the occasion

Teresa Randlett, Editor-in-Chief
January 23
Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday the 15th of January, first period, eleven of Hollis Brookline’s finest gentlemen were given long-stemmed roses. They were told to present the flower to their escort of choice, who would accompany them to the annual Mr. HBHS competition, which is to be held on the evening of February 18. ...

Extreme Makeover: gingerbread edition

Extreme Makeover: gingerbread edition

Shannon Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer
January 22
Filed under December, News

Each year at HBHS, the very popular gingerbread house competition occurs between the students who take Foods and Nutrition1. Teams of 3 or 4 students work together to bake and build their very own gingerbread houses for the holidays as well as practice their skills in the kitchen. Now that everyone ...

We The People: Mock Hearing

We The People: Mock Hearing

Bret Belden, Staff Writer
January 22
Filed under January, News

Last Friday, New Hampshire attorneys,some from as far as Washington, D.C. served as judges for the “We the People” congressional mock hearing. HBHS, one of two participating schools, was represented by the AP Government and Politics class.   After several months of preparation, the stu...

Mr. HBHS: Looking for the best

Mr. HBHS: Looking for the best

Emma Dougherty, News Editor
January 13
Filed under January, News

Students are already seeing the first signs of the multi-step process that leads to the big night of the annual event Mr. HBHS is coming around again on February 18 this year. The nominations for participating contestants were held this past Tuesday and Wednesday during all the lunches. “Write do...

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