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The controversy behind Lyme Disease

The controversy behind Lyme Disease

Paisley Broadhurst, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

A common misunderstanding that many people in society hold is that Lyme Disease is transferred by ticks, which in a way is true, but not completely. Lyme Disease is spread through a bacteria called Borrelia Burgdorferi. When a tick bites a person it sucks an individual's blood until the tick is fully e...

HB’s hidden talents

HB’s hidden talents

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

June 13, 2019

As a small school with constant budgetary issues, Hollis Brookline High School doesn’t have all the classes or extracurriculars that students can ask for. From S.T.E.M. or technical skills, to linguistic skills, some students have talents that don't have a home at HB. One example of a hidden ski...

High school royalty

High school royalty

Josie Farwell, Staff Writer

June 6, 2019

On May 17, the 2019 Prom was held at the Doubletree Hotel in Nashua. The long-lived tradition of a class nominated king and queen is chosen by classmates, then the final decision is made by the chaperones. Many, if not all, students look forward to this special night, and the choosing of Prom Court ...

New findings at HB

New findings at HB

Kaleigh Whalen, Staff Writer

June 6, 2019

Com-PETEing in Robotics

Com-PETEing in Robotics

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

May 31, 2019

Hollis Brookline’s  Szczeszynski brothers (Peter ‘19 and Steven ‘20)  set records in their FTC (First Tech Challenge) and won their field in the Detroit Championship meet for Robotics. They also received the Control Award, which is awarded to the best and most reliable autonomous robot that relies on sensors. Peter Szczeszynski ‘19 recently competed with his younger b...

Young Dems starting early

Young Dems starting early

Kaleigh Whalen, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

With the constant commotion surrounding the political sphere, staying an informed and active citizen can be quite the challenge. To combat this all too common phenomenon, Lily Coady ‘20 started the Young Democrats club at Hollis Brookline High School in Dec. 2018. The club here at HB is affilia...

Kelsey Sweeney reaches 100 goals

Kelsey Sweeney reaches 100 goals

Kyle Simpson, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Kelsey Sweeney ‘19 scored her 100th career varsity lacrosse goal during a game against Keene on May 9. Entering the game with 98 goals, the fan’s anticipation was high with the achievement in sight. Before the first quarter ended, Sweeney scored two goals and reached the triple-digit milestone. ...

The future of HBHS Class of 2019

The future of HBHS Class of 2019

Sydney Speir, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

For many Hollis Brookline High School seniors, May 1 marked an end to the prolonged process of college decisions. After months of test-taking and essay-writing, college-bound students have finally made their decisions of where they will spend the next two to four years. There were are many factors...

Here comes your Banderson

Here comes your Banderson

Lily Coady, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

The Pixies aren’t a particularly popular band. Most students at the school are more likely to be found with Taylor Swift singing “You Belong With Me” through their earbuds, or with Travis Scott’s bass-boosted tracks blaring through their car speakers on the way out of the parking lot. Of cour...

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