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Don’t be afraid to push yourself: Milette

Victoria

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

Victoria “Tori” Milette, English teacher at HB, attended Woonsocket, Rhode Island High School. Milette’s favorite memory during her time at the school was the creative writing class she took at the beginning of the school day with many of her friends. The class was taught by her favorite teacher,...

Mindset is everything: Emerson

Kate Emeron, Science teacher at HB. Emerson graduated from Souhegan High School and continued her education at Stonehill College.

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

HB Science teacher Kate Emerson graduated from Souhegan High School. Emerson’s favorite memories include bus rides home from soccer and tennis matches. She recalls many fun conversations and jokes with friends. After high school, Emerson attended Stonehill College, located south of Boston. It was a ...

Put yourself out there: Staub

Jennifer Staub, an HB History teacher, encourages students to be social in college. Staub graduated from ConVal High School.

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

History teacher Jennifer Staub attended ConVal Regional High School. Staub’s favorite memory from her time at ConVal was time spent with her art teacher, who was a very kind and supportive person. The art room was her refuge, a safe place from the rest of the school. Seniors graduating from high school say that...

Build relationships: Kirby

HB Social Studies teacher Kathy Kirby shares her transition between high school and college.

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

Kathy Kirby, history teacher at HB, graduated from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School. Her favorite memory is the law class she took with teacher Mr. Schofield.“[Schofield] saw something in me that I didn’t realise.” she said. Kirby took this legal studies course with a handful of peers, so eve...

On the road to college: Words of advice from HB teachers

As a new batch of high school seniors move on to college life, stressors may present themselves. HB teachers share their experiences and words.

Hannah Balfour, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

The transition from high school senior to college freshman can be difficult without help from those we trust. Four HB teachers, Victoria Milette, Kate Emerson, Jennifer Staub, and Kathy Kirby share their academic experiences while each going through high school and college, and share words of wisdom with ...

HB students take a gap year

Zoe Bertone '17, Kelly McFarlane '17, and Nick Wood '17 are each taking part in a gap year. Each student is doing something unique with his or her time.

Caroline Kroeger and Maggie O'Hara

June 1, 2017

As the end of the school year fast approaches,  most HB seniors have made plans to continue their education at a college or university. Some have enrolled abroad, while others look to join the military. A select few have organized a gap year between high school and college. Students have various reaso...

HB Legal Studies class creates mock trial

HB Legal Studies students gather together for a mock trial. The fourth period class is taught by Mrs. Kirby.

Mario Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor

May 25, 2017

It is on the news every day: a local trial going on in the community. Sometimes the suit is a high profile case, such as the Aaron Hernandez murder trial, or the Boston Marathon bombing trial. Judges are assigned, jurors are selected, and witnesses are called. On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, fourth period Leg...

Barbosa set for a duet

HB choir teacher Matthew Barbosa and his girlfriend of three years got engaged on November 5. The wedding is projected to be in the summer of 2018.

Caroline Kroeger, News Editor

May 4, 2017

On the night of November 5, HB choir teacher Matthew Barbosa proposed to his long-term girlfriend Katerina Nowik. The two have been together for three years and are looking forward to their future together. So, how did he pop the question? “I actually was going to to propose to [Katerina] back in Augu...

Ionic, covalent, and romantic bonds

HB science teacher Catherine Orzech and Nick Collard are set to marry July 22, 2017.

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor in Chief

May 4, 2017

Physical Science and Biology teacher Catherine Orzech met her future husband, Nick Collard, on a blind date set up by a mutual friend. “We were both at the point where we had given up on meeting people,” Orzech said. “I know personally I thought, ‘What do I have to lose? If nothing else it’ll be a nice d...

HB FIRST Robotics team celebrates district win

HB's FIRST Robotics team wins first place at the district meet held April 6 through 8. The team then  moved on to Nationals in St. Louis from April 26-29 (Stay tuned for information on the latter competition).

Derek Davidson, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017

The HB Robotics team traveled to UNH for their three-day district robotics competition from April 6 to 8. The Force Team was matched up against the top 64 teams all across New England. All the teams were competing to qualify for the national competition in St. Louis, MO-- and the Force Team came out on ...

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