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No strings?

A violin sits in its case, waiting for an eager student to play it. The lack of strings-related ensembles or classes has caused many complaints among strings musicians. “Unless the kids have private teachers or are already a part of a different ensemble, it is hard to maintain playing the instrument because there is nowhere for them to play it,” said Claudia Pack ‘22.

Elise Dinbergs, Co-A&E Editor

February 3, 2020

At Hollis-Brookline High School, students have several options to pursue their musical talents and dreams by playing an instrument in either the concert or jazz ensembles, or singing in the concert or jazz choirs. Unlike students in those groups, string instrumentalists are not given the same opportun...

Game Results – Friday 1/31 & Saturday 2/1

Sports, Writer

February 3, 2020

Results from Friday/Saturday - Jan.31st /Feb 1st :   The Bowling teams (V and JV) dominated the competition on Saturday in a 3 team match up against Sanborn and Hillsborough Deering. Both teams took first in both standard and Baker play. Bowling well for the Cavs today were Ben LaFonta...

Game Results – Thursday 1/30

Sports, Writer

February 3, 2020

Results from Thursday - January 30th : The Wrestling team remained unbeaten (5-0) in Division II dual meets last night, with a 51-26 win over previously unbeaten Merrimack.  Leading the way with pins for the Cavaliers were: Hunter Crea (106), Troy Moscatelli (120), Colin McGarry (126), RJ McAdams (1...

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...

Game Results – Wednesday 1/29

Sports, Writer

January 30, 2020

Results from Wednesday -  January 29 :   The Boys Ski Team placed 1st out of 5 teams in a Giant Slalom race at Crotched Mountain. Placing in the top four were Max Marshall (4th), Ben Palmer(6th), Braeden O'Connor (9th) and Martin Bergeron (10th). The Girls team placed 5th with the follow...

Adventuring in New England

The mountains surrounding Waterville Valley always capture the light of the sunsets. Waterville Valley is popular for its beautiful scenery and nature trails in the mountains.  “I love Northern New Hampshire and the white mountains; it's a calm and reserved area with an astonishing view,” said Nathan Maloney ‘21.

Hannah Escandon, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Across New England, tourists and residents alike have access to almost any type of vacation they want, whether it’s a beach trip around the coast, camping in the mountains up north, or spending time exploring a city: New England is the perfect vacation spot for anytime of the year. Even in the freezi...

HB bowling strikes again!

The bowling team poses after a competition. Many members of the team have been together since freshman year. “I’ve coached other teams, other sports, and the team was really good but they didn’t get along and we didn’t win,” said Coach D’Attilio. “I’d rather coach a team like this that gets along. And to boot, they’re also winning.”

Tatiana Madsen, A&E Editor

January 29, 2020

The Hollis-Brookline Bowling Team has grown into a large family that has continued to grow in popularity year-after-year. The team consists of 23 students, with a Varsity and Junior Varsity team. Weekly meetings at the Merrimack Ten Pin consist of both teams partaking in some serious training and co...

Parking Problems

One of the current parking lots that provides 258 spots for students. It fits the majority of the upperclassmen, yet still leaves many students with no available spots. “I really like getting rides from my mom. Haha just kidding, I really wish I had a spot,” said Miles Montgomery ‘22.

Amy Pattelena, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Throughout the school year, many sophomores at Hollis Brookline High School begin to receive their licenses with some as early as the first month of school. However, with the limited student parking, sophomores are put on a waiting list behind the upperclassmen for a spot. New challenges arise for studen...

Where are the women?

Kathryn Bigelow winning the first Oscar given to a female director. “If there’s specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can’t change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies,” said Bigelow. She won her Oscar during the 82nd Academy Awards, on Feb. 9, the 92nd will take place.

Abi Blasi, Sports Editor

January 29, 2020

On Monday, Jan. 13, the Oscars released their nominations in the categories for the upcoming Academy Awards, on Feb. 9. Over the years, the Oscars have come under fire for their lack of diversity in the nominations and the lack of women in certain categories. This year was no different.  The cate...

Game Results – Tuesday 1/28

Sports, Writer

January 29, 2020

Results from Tuesday - January 28th :   The Girls Basketball team improved to 10-0 with a 67-19 win over the Milford Spartans. Amanda Robbins led the team in scoring with 12 pts and 15 rebounds. Sam Atlas, Maggie Crooks and Cheyenne Colbert each had 10pts.    The Boys Basketba...

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