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Frank Pugh makes Jazz All-State

Frank Pugh makes Jazz All-State

Isaac Wimmer, Opinion Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Features, November, Showcase

Frank Pugh ‘18 has been singing since the 5th grade; however, he has never been privy to such accolades as his recent acceptance into Choral Jazz All-State. He auditioned his sophomore year as well, but did not make it then. With respect to what he did differently this year to optimize potential for ...

Booster Club Ski Swap

Booster Club Ski Swap

Mary Martin, Assistant Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Features, November, Showcase

The Hollis-Brookline Athletic Booster Club (HBABC) will be hosting their biggest event of the year, the Ski Swap, from Nov. 22-26 at Nashua High School South. The event, which normally brings in upwards of $20,000, will raise money for the athletic teams at HB. The HBABC is a non-profit organization that ...

New Chemistry Teacher

New Chemistry Teacher

Isabel Keefe, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Features, November, Showcase

This fall, after losing two teachers, Maryanne Rotelli and Deborah Maloney, the science department at HBHS hired recent college graduate Megan Cleary to fill the need. Cleary has been out of college for two years, after graduating from Keene State University. “It is her first time teaching, but she...

Spooky Halloween 2017

Spooky Halloween 2017

Emily Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Features, November

Halloween started around 2,000 years ago in what is now Ireland and Northern France. Today we celebrate with trick-or-treating, dressing up in elaborate costumes, decorating homes and throwing bashes with friends. For some students, it’s not that big of a deal, but they still enjoy some aspects of it. “I...

Pablo pays HB a visit

Pablo pays HB a visit

Avery Webb, Assistant Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Features, October

It’s not everyday that students learning Spanish get to speak face-to-face with a Spanish student their age. Earlier this school year, however, students were able to do just that when Spanish teacher Kristen Roy brought her 16-year old Spanish exchange student, Pablo, with her to school. He is a par...

Student designs an aquaponic garden for local greenhouse

Student designs an aquaponic garden for local greenhouse

Patrick Bloniasz, Co-Editor in Chief

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, October, Showcase

In the spirit of intellectual curiosity and innovation, two of the core values at Hollis Brookline High School, Jack Aldana-Proulx ‘18 is in the works of designing and implementing an aquaponic garden in Hollis Brookline Middle School’s new greenhouse over the ‘17-’18 academic year. Using Senior Que...

Should teens have money in investments?

Should teens have money in investments?

Noah Penasack, News Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, October

According to Business Insider, significantly fewer millennials have money in investments than previous generations. It is unclear whether teens will continue this trend. According to CNN Money, one in two Americans invest in the stock market directly, through mutual funds or Exchange Traded Fund...

Hollis family readies their second college athlete

Hollis family readies their second college athlete

Scott VanCoughnett, Features Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, October, Uncategorized

The Cavaliers have had some great student athletes over the years, and for the second time, Hollis Brookline has another soccer player from the soccer-focused and athletic Brackett family looking to play in college. Hollis Brookline’s Jonathan “JB” Brackett ‘18 is in contact with multiple col...

Home for the ‘Robolidays’

Home for the ‘Robolidays’

Joseph Schunemann, A&E Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Features, October

Every year the First Organization, the company in charge of the robotics organization among other educational opportunities for students, releases the theme for the year’s robotics competition in bite-sized bits, much to the excitement of the members of the league. This year has been no different. ...

The importance of Unified Sports

The importance of Unified Sports

Grace Straka, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

In the midst of high school, differences seem to be important, and it is not too common that they can actually bring people together. There are divisions between friends, clubs, and classes. However, the unified program is a perfect place to get everyone involved in the community. Giving everyone...

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