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Old Home Days fundraising: is it worth it?

Old Home Days fundraising: is it worth it?

Ella Mouradian, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

On Sept. 13 and 14, the scent of fried dough and cotton candy filled the air at Nichols Field. This year, fundraisers were held by various clubs, sports teams, and student councils. Generous amounts of money were spent on the supplies for the fundraisers. However, was all the money spent worth it? ...

CavBlock gets a redesign

CavBlock gets a redesign

Amanda Brown, OpEd Editor

October 8, 2019

On Sept. 10, Hollis Brookline adopted a new CavBlock system. This new schedule allows for students to sign up for their desired CavBlock beforehand, eliminating CavBlock sign-in papers.  “We were really looking for ways for students to be able to access support and help in a functional, effici...

Daniel Bumbarger’s Pilot Episode

Daniel Bumbarger’s Pilot Episode

Megan Strecker, Web Editor

October 4, 2019

After working at a Vermont high school for the past five years, Dan Bumbarger joined Hollis-Brookline High School staff as a school counselor in 2019. He’s described as an accepting and outgoing individual who loves jokes, students’ creativity and television. Attending Assumption College in Worcester, M...

The First Amendment and free spirits

The First Amendment and free spirits

Hannah Riseman, Head Editor

October 1, 2019

According to the 2019 State of the First Amendment survey conducted by the Freedom Forum Institute, only 4 percent of participants could name the Freedom of Petition, 12 percent could name the Freedom of Assembly, 22 percent the Freedom of the Press, 29 percent the Freedom of Religion, and 71 percent the Freedom of Speech. Despite the already dishea...

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...

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