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Calling all Spanish students

Calling all Spanish students

Paisley Broadhurst, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Features, March, Showcase

In April of 2020, Alex Basbas, one of three Spanish teachers at Hollis Brookline, will be taking foreign language students across the world to Spain. Any student interested in this trip will be able to experience the Spanish culture first hand. “This will be the fourth Spanish trip,” Basbas said. It rota...

What’s the Spanish word for pregnant?

What’s the Spanish word for pregnant?

Josie Farwell, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Features, March, Showcase

Pregnant warrior, Erin Robbins, often referred to with her Spanish salutation as Senora Robbins, is maintaining her duties as a top-notch teacher while carrying her second child. With her second baby girl, Reilly Jo Robbins, on the way, Robbins has to stay focused on both teaching and staying healthy. ...

Michael Gillespie picked for all-state charity match for first time in HB history

Michael Gillespie picked for all-state charity match for first time in HB history

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under Features, March, Showcase

Wide receiver and cornerback Michael Gillespie ‘19 is the first and only HB player to be picked for the CHaD football roster, which is an all-state game. Gillespie is ranked #23 in the state and is nationally ranked on MaxPreps, which is a national football and sports ranking website. He’ll be on the same team as Division 1 players from schools like Bedf...

HB the Change gives back

HB the Change gives back

Kaleigh Whalen, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under Features, February, Showcase

HB the Change, a club that holds many charity events and gives back to the community, recently took part in an event of going to the Families in Transition shelter to help provide comfort to the newly joined families. The residents of the shelter are families who are currently transitioning into t...

Swope and Torg save America

Swope and Torg save America

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Features, February, Showcase

Only about 0.5% of Americans go into the military services, but two of HB’s own, Jacob Torgerson ‘19 and Kyle Swope ‘19, have enlisted into the army to serve in the United States Infantry. The two, who have undergone intensive screening and fluid sampling, are considered official members of the army. ...

Interior Design students decorate HBHS classrooms

Interior Design students decorate HBHS classrooms

Sydney Speir, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features, February, Showcase

Close your eyes and imagine a classic schoolroom. What comes to mind? Perhaps you see white brick walls and white tile floors; as far as decor, there might be some scattered posters with class expectations or maybe even a bulletin board displaying student projects. This sterile atmosphere is a reality...

Buckley’s: Hollis’ brand new bakery

Buckley’s: Hollis’ brand new bakery

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Features, Guitar Night, Showcase

On Dec. 15, Buckley’s Bakery and Cafe opened in Hollis. This new cafe has brought the hot coffees and fresh baked goods, sandwiches and salads from the original Merrimack location right to the center of Hollis. After a month of business, Buckley’s has found its niche in the Hollis community as both...

Working on more than homework

Working on more than homework

Ian Babcock

January 25, 2019


Filed under Features, January, Showcase

After the bell rings at HBHS, students find their own activities to do after school. From starting their homework, to going to club events or playing sports, students seem to be very busy after school. A slowly growing new activity for many juniors and seniors is making money with their new jobs, but ...

Three months down, six to go

Three months down, six to go

Sydney Speir, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under December, Features

As the school year sets into full swing, the workload for students follows accordingly. For many, it seems as though teachers are assigning as many projects and tests as they can before the holiday season begins. Meanwhile, procrastination and lack of effort, commonly referred to as senioritis, skyr...

Treb Day shoots by

Treb Day shoots by

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Features, November, Showcase

Friday, Oct. 26, marked the launch day for the trebuchets built by all three physics classes offered at Hollis Brookline High School: physics: conceptual, physics: problems and principles (P&P) and AP physics. Trebuchet Day, often called Treb Day, is an all-day event that segways into the HBHS Hall...

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