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Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Volunteers from Hillsborough County gather at a local church to participate in the most recent Sleep in Heavenly Peace Build Day. They built 20 bunk beds in the span of four hours. “Kids not having beds or places to sleep is not something that a lot of people think about as an issue in our community, but there is a need for it. The beds are going to help get kids off the floor and sleeping in actual beds” said Kathryn Fry ‘20.

Ryan Coutu, News Editor

March 19, 2020

Nothing beats the feeling of crashing into your own bed after a long day of school. For most here at Hollis Brookline High School, enjoying a nice, long nap in our warm, comfortable bed is something we take for granted. Unfortunately, many children across the country have no such luxury and must resort ...

What the Coronavirus Means for the Hollis-Brookline Community

Hollis Brookline High School remains empty as it is in the process of being cleaned. Just last week the building was full of students, but unfortunately it has been closed due to COVID-19. “I think we need to use the necessary precautions and protect our compromised family members,” said school nurse Amber Fox McNeil.

Erik Keldsen, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

A couple months ago, a new story hit the headlines. In China, an unknown sickness, the coronavirus, emerged. At the time, it was causing lots of issues in China, but the worldwide impact was limited. Nonetheless, the virus continued to spread, as cases appeared in other countries.  While this was ...

HB Students Jam at HUES

Members of Rock Band pose for a team photo before leaving for HUES after school. They volunteer each week to help younger students with social and learning disabilities learn and enjoy music and dancing activities. Sean Tisa ‘21 (top right) said, “My experience has been great, I really enjoy coming down here to help every Monday.”

Miles Keefe, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

A group of young elementary schoolers sit in a circle alternating with high school students. With African drums in front of them, they each take turns tapping a beat and repeating as a group. They go around the circle once more with smiles on their faces and heads bobbing to the rhythm. This is the scen...

Spirit week: The senior’s final skit

Spirit week: The senior's final skit

Emma Stoll, Features Editor

March 9, 2020

Spirit week

Spirit week 2019, the Class of 2020 chose the theme following the popular cartoon TV series, Phineas and Ferb. This year is the class of 2020’s final performance as they prepare to graduate and head off to college. “I’ll miss the final performance of the skits because that's my favorite thing to watch, I love just sitting there seeing all the skits, except if they're bad, I also like doing the dance and participating in the dances, this year is going to be sad since its our last one, I hate to see it go.” said Kylie Krivis ‘20.

Kateri Torgersen, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

As seniors continue down the road of experiencing all their lasts, one of the saddest goodbyes is Hollis-Brookline High School’s beloved spirit week. Spirit Week, the final week before February break, has easily earned its title as the most exciting and fun-filled week out of the entire school year. ...

(Wo)man’s best friend

Pictured at Village Sentry Pet Care, these furry companions are bringing a little more joy to everyone’s day with every wag of their tails. “[Dogs] love you no matter what and they make you feel happy when you’re sad, they’re loyal,” said Joan Harper.

Lauren Hunt, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Dogs are extremely beneficial to human’s emotional and physical well-being and have proven to be a valuable ally in assisting and serving their communities. The dependable, devoted and lovable aspects of our loyal furry friends are what make many humans fall in love with these creatures. “Most [...

Legal age for buying tobacco has changed

Local convenience stores are packed with various vape and tobacco products. Stores all around the state have put up signs to detail the legal age change, which will hopefully result in less underage people having access to the products. “I feel like younger kids that do it only do it to look cool, but people who started it to look cool definitely have a problem,” said a group of HB students.

TJ McKenna, Assistant Sports Editor

January 30, 2020

On Dec. 22, I turned 18, excited that I’m finally eligible to be drafted into the next war and can legally buy tobacco products. To my surprise, though, when I walked into the convenience store for the first time as an adult, a large, laminated sheet laid below the bag of cheddar and sour cream ruffl...

CavBlock update

Students study for various subjects during CavBlock. The new CavBlock system has been put to the test for the 2019-2020 school year, and there are mixed opinions. Social Studies teacher, Jennifer Given, prefers the new system.

Ella Mouradian, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

This year, HBHS introduced a new CavBlock system. This system allows students to choose what room and teacher they want for the day. Many students were very opinionated on this new process when it first started, but now that students have been through this new system for two quarters, have their opinio...

We The People

A.P. Government students stand in front of the New Hampshire State House after their district hearing. “The hearings are exciting but certainly nerve racking,” said Josh Ide ‘20.

Peyton Arbogast, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

We The People is a national competition held every year between high school students throughout the United States. This year, A.P. Government and Politics students from Hollis-Brookline High School had another opportunity to participate in the competition. The competition began with district hearings...

The Friendly Face In the Counseling Office

Guidance counselor Susan Joyce said the most helpful thing is that “every morning I come in and she unlocks my door for me when I have a handful of stuff to carry that honestly is the most helpful thing.” Wilkins is friendly, welcoming and always willing to help out.

Hannah Escandon, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

The first person students and teachers see as they walk into the counseling office is the friendly face behind the desk, secretary Brenda Wilkins. Most people see secretary Brenda Wilkins at her desk, on her computer, answering the phone, writing passes or talking to students. What many people don’t know i...

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