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Chemistry Club: more than just experimentation

Chemistry Club: more than just experimentation

Ash Guthrie, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under April, Features, Showcase

One of HB’s most educational and enjoyable extracurricular activities is Chemistry Club. Established in Dec. 2010, the club meets after school from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.Wednesdays and every other Friday in room 371.   Dr. Linda Saari, a former chemistry and physics teacher at HBHS, and Debbie Maloney...

Making a difference: students plan to enter ROTC

Making a difference: students plan to enter ROTC

Mario Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

As high school comes to a close many seniors are excited to rep their new college sweatshirt during their first class. Others are deciding to take a gap year to explore their options and the world. Some students, though, are looking to wear the uniform of the greatest team on earth, choosing the pat...

Madness

Madness

Nate Corsetti, Sports Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

It’s March. For some students, this means spring sports are starting, Others mark it as the end of winter. But some look at it as something else: the heart of basketball season. While basketball at HB has come to a close, college hoops are heating up, as this month marks the start of March Madness. ...

Grab your tissues: A spirit week letter

Grab your tissues: A spirit week letter

Colton Mailloux, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Spirit Week came to an emotional close on February 24 in the school gymnasium. The class of 2017 won for the second time, becoming back-to-back champions. But this was a Spirit Week was more than just a win for the seniors; it was a celebration of what makes the class special. The skit was a time...

HB represents in local theatre festival

HB represents in local theatre festival

Parker Coady, Op/Ed Editor, Semester 2
March 29, 2017
Filed under A & E, Showcase

HB theatre students performed Saturday, March 11 at The New Hampshire Educational Theatre Guild’s 45th Annual One-Act Play Festival at Bow High School. The cast and crew adapted and performed a short play, titled Alphabeticastle. Written with a quirky bro-dynamic, the play follows a wizard, a knight,...

Coming to an autoshop near you

Coming to an autoshop near you

Jack Belanger, Staff Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under Features, March, Showcase

For most students, as they hike along the adventure that is high school, they look at colleges and what prerequisites those schools’ classes require. For the majority of colleges, students need 3 or 4 years of math, science, English, and history. These classes are necessary to prepare students for college...

HB FIRST Robotics to compete in the semifinals at Bedford High School

HB FIRST Robotics to compete in the semifinals at Bedford High School

Grace Santoski and Rachel Marquis
March 24, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The HBHS FIRST Robotics team competed at Windham High School March 3-5.  The team landed themselves in the semi-finals and are scheduled to compete again March 25-26 at Bedford High School. The team has spent countless hours working on their robot which can successfully launch balls into a basket, car...

Snow day fun

Snow day fun

Anthony Tamposi, Staff Writer
March 23, 2017
Filed under Features, March, Showcase

Waking up to a winter wonderland outside your house can draw a smile on your face from ear to ear. The phone rings, and you are told from the news that school is cancelled. Now that you have the whole day to yourself, what will you do? How will you spend your snow day? Popular activities are catching...

Spirit Week 2017

Spirit Week 2017

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor
March 21, 2017
Filed under Features, March, Showcase, Uncategorized

Spirit Week -- Some students might hear this phrase and roll their eyes, but HB takes this time of year incredibly seriously. The week before, classes competed in the Penny Wars, where all the money went to  Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. During Spirit Week itself, students  dressed up to match the day...

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” begins performances March 17

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” begins performances March 17

Leslie Comeau, Features Editor
March 17, 2017
Filed under A & E, March, Showcase

The Mystery of Edwin Drood was the final novel written by Charles Dickens, who died before he could ever finish it. Thus, the mystery surrounding its intended ending will never truly be resolved. However, in this year’s musical of the same name, the Hollis Brookline theatre department is determined to co...

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