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Invasion of the leaf peepers

Invasion of the leaf peepers

Avery Desruisseau, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

Driving down the winding roads of Hollis and Brookline during the fall season is always a sight to behold. While cruising on a crisp autumn afternoon, us New Hampshire natives have learned the art of appreciating the beautiful leaves of red, orange and yellow, all while still maintaining an appropriat...

New school counseling department

New school counseling department

Ian Babcock, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

On the first floor of Hollis Brookline High School, you will find a wing with five new faculty members, along with three returning faculty members, who are ready to help students in any way they can. Newly redesigned by the district, this group, made up of dedicated school advisers, is Hollis Brookline ...

Kyra Belden secures her 1000th assist

Kyra Belden secures her 1000th assist

Sofia Barassi, Sports Editor

October 16, 2018

Kyra Belden ‘19, one of the Girls Varsity Volleyball captains, secured her 1000th assist of her HB career while playing Manchester Memorial on September 28. Belden began racking up assists her freshman year when she made the varsity squad in 2015 as the team’s setter. Making First-Team Allstate her ...

Old Home Days 2018: A review

Old Home Days 2018: A review

Katelyn Sova, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

Every year the town of Hollis hosts Hollis Old Home Days, a celebration of the history of the town. Held every year at Lawrence Barn and its surrounding fields, there are games, booths, and many other fun family activities at the fairgrounds. This year, the iconic festival was held on Friday, September 1...

Another year of a cappella

Another year of a cappella

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

October 3, 2018

Walking through the halls of Hollis Brookline High School early in the morning on a PLC Friday, you may hear distant voices singing and humming from the choir room. That’s the sound of Fermata Nowhere, HBHS’s student-led a cappella club. The club has regrouped and refocused for another year of music-m...

“How do I create meaningful work?”

“How do I create meaningful work?”

Eleanor Quarles, Editor in Chief

June 1, 2018

“Keep moving forward.” “Remain consciously skeptical.” “At least it’s good that I’m not satisfied.” “Fail. And here’s why…” These quotes are some of the many thoughtful phrases spoken by Senior Quest students while presenting their year-long projects to fellow students, staff...

The woman behind the heels

The woman behind the heels

Rowan Gingras, Co-Oped Editor

May 31, 2018

Students were greeted with a surprising sight when they arrived at school on Friday, May 11. Annie Faucher, Hollis Brookline High School French teacher, was running out of the school building in three-inch heels, pushing an empty, blue shopping cart into the road. Although it was an odd scene, it only ad...

Your freedom to read

Your freedom to read

Hannah Riseman, Co-Oped Editor

May 30, 2018

Libraries across the globe are considered safe havens of knowledge and access points to all of humankind’s greatest, and worst, achievements. However, not all libraries can carry the same material. For example, the Brookline Public Library and the Hollis Brookline High School Library don’t necessar...

Is Latin dead?

Is Latin dead?

Kyle Bentall, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018

Hollis Brookline High School has a history of hiring amazing teachers who are committed to the learning process and go above and beyond to help students. One new teacher who has had a great influence on many students at Hollis Brookline High School is Matthew MacFarlane. Matthew MacFarlane was hired as the Latin te...

Honoring the Eagle Scouts

Honoring the Eagle Scouts

Mitchell Dreyer, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

Becoming an Eagle Scout is an achievement that will stay with you for the rest of your life. It takes years of commitment and hard work to attain this status. The three tiers of scouts are Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and--finally--Eagle Scouts. Only 4 to 5% of boys who enroll in scouts end up obtaining this...

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